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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Oracle buys Palerra, a cloud security startup co-founded by Oracle alums Rohit Gupta and Ganesh Kirti, which had raised $25M   —  Oracle is kicking off a big customer confab in San Francisco this week, and to mark the event, it's announced an acquisition.  Oracle is buying Palerra …
Sep 18, 2016, 9:05 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Online payment firm PayU buys India's Citrus Pay for $130M in all cash deal; companies say it is the largest cash exit for a payments company in India   —  Hundreds of millions of dollars of investment have been put into commerce startups in the fast-growing market of India …
Sep 15, 2016, 2:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Digg raises Series C led by USA Today owner Gannett to boost its aggregation chops   —  As publishers of dead-tree newspapers continue to look for ways to pivot and profit from the massive consumer shift to digital platforms, one of the more storied of them is putting some money into an online icon to boost its position.
Sep 13, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Verizon acquires Sensity Systems to add LED light control to its IoT platform, ThingSpace; Sensity Systems had raised $75M from Cisco, GE, and others   —  While Verizon continues to work towards closing its acquisition of Yahoo to boost its media and consumer Internet business …
Sep 13, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Razer launches zVentures, a new $30M fund for IoT, robotics, VR and gaming startups   —  Razer originally started as a hardware company making mice, keyboards and other peripherals optimised for dedicated computer gaming, with its mantra being “For Gamers, By Gamers.”  Now, 18 years into its life, it's changing things up a bit.
Sep 12, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn courts users in India with LinkedIn Lite for slow connections, LinkedIn Placements job placement tests, and LinkedIn Starter Pack business tools   —  As LinkedIn continues to wait for the close of its $26.2 billion acquisition by Microsoft, it continues to build out its business …
Sep 12, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Softbank has completed its £24B cash acquisition of ARM Holdings   —  One of the biggest tech deals this year — and the biggest ever in the UK — has now closed.  Today, Softbank announced that it has completed its acquisition of ARM Holdings, the semiconductor firm that it saidin July …
Sep 5, 2016, 6:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
IFTTT recipes now embed directly on 3rd party apps like Ring, Roger and Lifx   —  IFTTT made a name for itself as a platform for people to easily build (or pick up pre-built) scripts to automate tasks in and between various apps — say, to turn on the air conditioner using your home's smart thermostat …
Aug 10, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Hadoop vendor MapR raises $50M round led by Future Fund, Australia's sovereign wealth fund   —  The use of Hadoop-based open source big-data technology continues to grow among enterprises, and today MapR Technologies, one of the bigger startups in the space, has announced another $50 million …
Aug 9, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Dutch recruiter Randstad buys job hunting portal Monster for $429M; site to keep brand and continue to operate as separate entity, was once valued at $5.5B   —  Yet one more significant piece of M&A in the online recruitment industry.  Today Randstad Holdings, an Amsterdam-based human resources …
Aug 9, 2016, 4:10 AMIn context

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