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March 6, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Juniper Networks Inc. and Redback Networks Inc., two upstart makers of computer-networking gear challenging Cisco Systems Inc., have informally discussed merging, a Juniper director said. The talks broke off two weeks ago, said Richard Kramlich, a co-founder and general partner of New Enterprise Associates, which invested in Juniper before it went public in June 1999. Kramlich said he didn't know the details of the discussions.
May 20, 1999 | From Reuters
Healtheon Corp., which connects doctors, patients and insurers via the Internet, said Wednesday that it is in merger talks with online medical resource WebMD in a deal that could make it a dominant player in the emerging online health-care market. Healtheon would provide no additional details. Healtheon board member Richard Kramlich, however, told Reuters the board of the Santa Clara, Calif.
June 27, 2001 | From Times Wire Services
U.S. venture capital firms, short of cash like many of the Internet-related start-ups they spawned, are asking investors for more money to shore up some of their businesses. New Enterprise Associates, which invested in more companies than any venture firm last year, wants to raise $150 million, and Accel Partners is seeking $50 million to $75 million.
April 26, 2007 | Don Lee, Times Staff Writer
Two leading business groups in San Francisco and Shanghai are teaming up to invest in Chinese start-ups, adding to the growing ranks of venture capitalists looking to tap China's booming economy. The new venture fund, announced here Wednesday, is expected to launch with $200 million to $250 million and will target companies in information technology, biotechnology, alternative energy and transportation industries.
October 25, 2003 | Joseph Menn, Times Staff Writer
Silicon Valley financiers expressed relief Friday when a federal judge in New York declared a mistrial in the obstruction-of-justice case against Frank Quattrone, the former Credit Suisse First Boston investment banker who rose to fame by orchestrating some of the biggest initial public stock offerings of the dot-com era. "I am personally thrilled for Frank," said Richard Kramlich, founder of New Enterprise Associates, a venture capital firm in Menlo Park. "I thought the case was weak."
Platinum Software Corp., which underwent a drastic restructuring after revealing earlier this year that it had misstated its revenue, is preparing to release its quarterly results, and investors and analysts are on the alert to see how the company is doing. "I think they've stabilized," said William Shattuck, an analyst who follows Platinum for the Montgomery Securities brokerage in San Francisco.
May 28, 2004 | Tony Perry, Times Staff Writer
I kept waiting for the ghost of Gen. George S. Patton to barge in and start slapping me. I was taking up space in the field hospital at the base here run by the 1st Force Service Support Group from Camp Pendleton. The cots were meant for men wounded, injured or otherwise stricken in the line of duty. Instead there I was, a wrung-out reporter with an intravenous tube in my arm. After nine weeks as an embedded reporter with units of the 1st Marine Division, I had hit a wall.
May 26, 2004 | Tony Perry, Times Staff Writer
They were young, and they sacrificed their lives for their fellow Marines. Now, the Corps is seeking to honor their bravery. Cpl. Jason L. Dunham, 22, of Scio, N.Y., dived on a grenade at a checkpoint. He has been nominated for a Medal of Honor. Lance Cpl. Aaron Austin, 22, of Amarillo, Texas, took the lead in repelling an assault, continuing to fire after being struck several times and finally throwing a grenade to push back the enemy. He has been nominated for a Navy Cross. Cpl. Kevin T.
October 31, 2004 | Monte Morin and Tony Perry, Times Staff Writers
Nine Marines were killed and nine others were wounded in a car-bomb ambush near the insurgent stronghold of Fallouja on Saturday in the deadliest incident involving U.S. forces in nearly nine months. Another car bombing killed at least seven Iraqis outside the Baghdad offices of an Arabic news channel. In a third incident, Iraqi security forces reportedly killed 14 people when they opened fire on vehicles carrying civilians after a roadside bomb attack on a U.S.
December 10, 2004 | Mark Mazzetti, Times Staff Writer
President Bush and top military commanders scrambled Thursday to contain the political damage from Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld's contentious meeting with U.S. soldiers bound for combat in Iraq, reassuring troops that the Pentagon was working hard to provide them with more safety equipment. A day earlier, soldiers confronted Rumsfeld, complaining at their makeshift camp in Kuwait that they lacked proper armor. In Kuwait, Lt. Gen. R.
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