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New York-based video platform provider Kaltura has raised another $47 million in funding from┬áSAP Ventures, Nokia Growth Partners, Commonfund Capital, and Brazil-based Gera Ventures. Existing investors .406 Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, Intel Capital, Mitsui & Co. Global Investment and Silicon Valley Bank are also back for […] Read more at GigaOM »

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According to the New York Times, Apple has had discussions with Twitter about making a substantial investment in the real-time network. A closer relationship between the two — which has been rumored in the past — would make some sense for both companies. Read more at GigaOM »

Bammo

Big Frame is a Hollywood media company dabbling in virtually all portions of the YouTube business model. In addition to representing talents such as MysteryGuitarMan, Destorm Power and Mike Diva, the company produces branded content and operates its own channel, Bammo. Read more »

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Popular YouTube video channel Machinima.com has landed a $35M round of funding, with Google leading the round. While Google has given its video content partners seed money in the past, this is the first time it’s given big-time VC dollars to one of them. Read more »

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The $50-million funding round that Quora recently closed has raised some eyebrows. Is this just another example of a bubble-style atmosphere in Silicon Valley’s venture capital community, or is the crowdsourced question-and-answer site really onto something that could be a multibillion-dollar idea? Read more at GigaOM »