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Updated 6:03 a.m. today

Premium Lock Chapel Hill marketing firm nabs $230K

iValu8 Chapel Hill-based iValu8, a marketing firm that helps companies run engaging marketing campaigns, has raised $230,000 in equity and nearly $60,000 in debt financing according to regulatory filings.

5:06 a.m. today

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July 2

Facebook rainbows: Stars, leaders add LGBT advocacy colors to photos

More than 26 million Facebook profile photos have taken on a rainbow hue in the days since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that marriage is a right guaranteed under the Constitution regardless of a person's sexual orientation. They are using a Facebook-supplied overlay that adds the best-known symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement: the rainbow.

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Updated July 1

Zuckerberg backs AI; Dubai's 3-D printed building; fuel cell boost in Japan; your face on espresso; frothy beer at home

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Mark Zuckerberg backs AI investments; Dubai is 3-D printing a building; automakers boost fuel cells in Japan; your face on an espresso as you fly; and frothy beer made at home.

Updated June 30

AT&T extends DirecTV deal date; IBM chip plant sale OK'd; France detains Uber managers; Foursquare's 'mayorships;' a Novartis buy

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: AT&T extends its deal deadline for DirecTV; IBM receives final OK to sell chip plant; two Uber managers detained for questioning in France; Foursquare's "mayorships" are back; and Novartis buys a U.S. pharma firm.

Updated June 29

Airbnb raising $1.5B as rival gets $40M; SapceX rocket explodes; Office goes Android; Facebook, Instagram updates

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Airbnb is raising $1.5 billion; a rival to Airbnb is raising $40 million; SpaceX rocket explodes; Microsoft takes Office to Android; and updates from Facebook as well as Instagram.

June 29

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June 25

UN: Internet companies should respond to extremist exploitation

U.N. A U.N. panel is calling for Internet and social media companies to respond to the exploitation of their services by al-Qaida and other extremist groups who use the web to recruit fighters and spout "increasingly horrific propaganda."

Updated June 24

Monsanto eyes Bayer AG; Google's free music; Facebook value tops Wal-Mart; Netflix stock split; Amazon royalties

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Monsanto could look to buy Bayer AG if Syngenta bid fails; Google offers free music; Facebook is now worth more than Wal-Mart; Nextflix plans a big stock split; and Amazon changes royalties for authors.

Updated June 23

When cars fly; iTunes vs. music industry; ChannelAdvisor's new deal; Uber wins in NYC; who will lead Twitter?

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: A Polish company unveils a car-sized jet; it's Apple vs. music industry in royalty battle; ChannelAdvisor expands Amazon support; Uber scores a victory in New York City; and who will be the next CEO at Twitter?

June 22

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Updated June 18

30-minute delivery by drone?; Chimerix raises $175M; new BIO name; chips squeeze biz; Facebook's new app

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: Amazon foresees delivery by drones in 30 minutes; Chimerix raises $175 million in stock sale; a new name for BIO organization; new chips squeeze small businesses; and Facebook unveils new photo app.

June 15

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Updated June 8

Female VC demands $2.7M; Instagram ads; Google's Magic Leap; Red Hat keynotes; NeoNova promotions

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: The woman who sued VC giant Kleiner Perkins wanted $2.7M not to appeal verdict; Instagram is adding ads; Google's Magic Leap pursues 'augmented reality;' Red Hat names its keynotes for upcoming Summit; and NeoNova promotes two execs.

June 8

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June 4

Premium Lock Facebook's grieving Sheryl Sandberg: 'I want to choose life and meaning'

Sheryl Sandberg is marking the end of a 30-day period of mourning following the death of her husband by saying "I want to choose life and meaning." In an emotional Facebook post, she says: "I have lived thirty years in these thirty days. I am thirty years sadder. I feel like I am thirty years wiser."

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Updated June 3

Premium Lock Pinterest adding 'buyable pins;' GSK sells some OTC brands; female VC appeals discrimination verdict; high court tosses Facebook threats case; startup in Lenovo adware fiasco closing

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Pinterest will start offering "buyable pins;" GSK is selling some over-the-counter brands; a female venture capitalist is appealing her discrimination case; the Supreme Court tosses a verdict in a Facebook threats case; and the startup involved in the Lenovo adware fiasco is shutting down.

June 1

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Updated May 29

Premium Lock Snapchat closes $537M round; GOP opposes FCC plan; GIFs on Facebook

Bulldog In today's Bulldog roundup of tech news: Snapchat closes $537M funding; GOP opposes FCC plan to subsidize Internet access for the poor; French server firm picks Chapel Hill for HQ; Google+changing but not dead yet; gifs on Facebook; Amazon same-day delivery.

May 28

Premium Lock Apple, Facebook, Google urge NC legislators not to freeze its renewable energy standard

Energy in N.C.  Apple, Facebook, and Google, which all own data centers that consume considerable quantities of energy in North Carolina, have asked state legislators not to freeze the state's renewable energy standard.

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