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Google announced 10M users of Plus and 1B item shares daily.  The company announced revenues of $9B (+32%) and operating income of $2.5B (+38%). AdWords grew 39%; AdSense 20%.

Spotify launches in the US. The service is in limited beta and is offering a free version in addition to a $5 per month and $10 per month plan.

Microsoft grew search share 3% to 14.4% last month, according to Comscore.

Facebook is working with major news publications to build Facebook specific apps to be read while on Facebook.

Yelp announced 20M total reviews. The company achieved 10M last year and was founded in 2004.

Mobile

The International Trade Commission ruled HTC’s Android phones violate two Apple patents, both related to processing data. The ITC has the power to stop HTC phone shipments should the verdict be confirmed. Apple has filed suit against other Android manufacturers including Motorola.

Android is activating 550,000 devices daily according to Google, up 67% since March 2011. Android devices total 135M. Additionally, voice search queries have grown 600% this quarter.

Baidu released a web based Android store enabling app download without a Market place application.

Aliph, makers of Jawbone bluetooth headsets, announced a sensor laced bracelet called Up that records biometric data and encourages healthy living. Price and released date have not been disclosed.

Liquidity

Company Description Acquiror Price
PopCap Games Casual gaming portal EA, Inc. $1,300
Punchd Local business loyalty platform Google, Inc. not disclosed

Financings

Company Description Invested in $M Investors
DrChrono.com
Inc
iPad based EMR 0.68 Charles River Ventures; General
Catalyst Partners; SV Angel; 500 Startups
JasperSoft
Corporation
Open source BI tools 11.0 Adams Street Partners, LLC;
Morgenthaler; Partech International; Quest Software Inc. (NasdaqGS:QSFT); Red
Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT); SAP Ventures; DCM; Scale Venture Partners
DigiCert,
Inc.
High-assurance SSL certificates
to national and state governments, educational and medical institutions, and
companies
Polaris Venture Partners, Inc.
Xtuit Polaris Venture Partners, Inc.
Nimble
Storage, Inc.
Storage and Backup Solutions 25.0 Accel Management Co, Inc.;
Sequoia Capital; Lightspeed Venture Partners; Artis Capital Management, L.P.
Badgeville,
Inc.
White label social loyalty,
rewards, and analytics platform.
12.0 El Dorado Ventures; Norwest
Venture Partners; Trinity Ventures; Webb Investment Network
Evernote
Corporation
Note taking software 50.0 Morgenthaler; Sequoia Capital
Aliph,
Inc.
Bluetooth headsets 70.0 J.P. Morgan Asset Management,
Inc.
MoPub,
Inc.
Mobile ad network and yield
optimization
6.5 Accel Management Co, Inc.;
Harrison Metal Capital
Crittercism,
Inc.
Mobile application monitoring
and debugging
1.2 Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield &
Byers; Shasta Ventures; Opus Capital; Google Ventures; AOL Ventures
CloudFlare,
Inc.
Cloud firewall 20.0 New Enterprise Associates;
Pelion Venture Partners; Venrock
Domo Business intelligence from founder of Omniture 33.0 Benchmark Capital
ZettaSet Data analytics tools for enterprises 3.0 Draper Fisher Jurvetson; EPIC Ventures
MemSQL Database management tools 2.1 First Round Capital; New Enterprise Associates; Start Fund; SV Angel; YCombinator
Pinju.com Online retailer 308.76 Shanda Capital
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