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Funding Daily: Cashmere

Oh, Funding Daily, you unpredictable world where cashmere blankets, personal loans, origami, skydiving, and little black dresses come together in one place.

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Codecademy raises $2.5M to make you a coding master

There’s something about Codecademy that made investors plunk down $2.5 million dollars today to help the Y Combinator startup teach more people to code online. Codecademy uses game mechanics to make JavaScript instruction fun and engaging for people who use its simple, clean online interface.

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TechCrunch editor Michael Arrington takes off

Michael Arrington, founder of technology blog TechCrunch and known for his fiery personality and zero tolerance for corporate authority, has “decided” to move on from the San Francisco-based tech news publication.