Amazon announced they sell 105 eBooks for every 100 print books, a feat that took 3.5 years from the launch of the Kindle. Amazon eBook sales are up 300% y/y.
Tumblr announced 50M daily visitors, generating 255M page views and 650,000 new posts. The company recorded 6B page views in April and 7B in May.
Apple has signed EMI as a streaming partner for their upcoming music service, rumored to be called iCloud.
Google has deployed Advisor, a tool for selecting the best credit, debit, mortgage, CD and other financial accounts.
275M of Facebook’s users have liked a TV show. The average user likes 6 shows and there have been 1.7B total likes for TV shows, according to Facebook.
VMWare announced a single-sign-on service for Google Apps, Salesforce, WebEx and other services.
Netflix comprises 30% of US internet bandwidth. The company has signed a content distribution deal with Miramax opening the 700 movies owned by the studio to subscribers. 25% of all Netflix streams are consumed using an XBox and 33% of XBox’s stream Netflix.
The BlackBerry Playbook has outsold the Motorola Xoom and has reached 250,000 in total sales in the first 30 days of availability.
Rovio announced 2.9M daily downloads for AngryBirds and a total of 200M cumulative.
VuClip, a mobile video provider, raises $8M from NEA and Jafco. The company has served 2B video views in the past 3 years, and is now serving 10M per day serving primarily non-US markets including India, Indonesia and Malaysia.
Jibe, a New York based social recruiting company, raises $6M from DFJ.
MongoLab, a MongoDB-as-a-service provider, raises $3M from GRP, Baseline, Foundry and others.
Eventbrite, an online ticketing platform, raises $50M from Tiger Global.
StackMob, a mobile platform-as-a-service, raises $7M from Trinity.
TradeShift, a cloud invoicing platform, raises $7M from Notion Capital.
Onavo, a mobile application that reduces data consumption, raises $3M from Sequoia.
Billing Revolution, a mobile payments company, raises $6.6M from DCM and SK Telecom Ventures.
TabbedOut, a mobile payments company building solutions for restaurants, raises $5.8M from NEA.
Khosla Ventures raises a $1B fund, two years after raising another $1B fund.
LinkedIn shares increased 84% in value on first day of trading, reaching a market cap of about $10B.
Symantec acquires Clearwell, a legal discovery provider, and Redpoint company, for $390M.
Liberty Media placed a $1B bid to acquire Barnes and Noble. B&N has 1,300 stores and an ebook platform, the Nook, that the company claims has 25% of the ebook market.
Primedia, operator of Rentals.com and other apartment sites, sells to TPG for $525M.
Pliant, a flash disk maker, sells to SanDisk for $327M.
Iron Mountain has sold their digital archiving business to Autonomy for $380M.