An increase in the median of VC funded projects boosted Q1 rates to $7.5 billion (up from from 6.5) on 738 deals, according to CB Insights. [Update: 12:40]
Apple's legendary white iPhone will be ready for AT&T and Verizon in a few weeks, according "three people with knowledge of the plans."
Demand the Brand, a State Department-supported project, allows users to upload photos of themselves with products to "demand" that they be made slave-free. Demand the Brand claims, "Unfortunately there's no real way to tell if the products we buy are made without slavery" and is hoping the guilt-inducing photos will help flesh out the truth.
The $105 "Extreme 105" is being rolled out to Comcast cities around the country. Comcast claims users can download an HD movie in 5 seconds.
Sources: Cnet, Mashable, Foursquare, Bloomberg, Business Insider, CNN, Gigaom
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