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David Meyer / Fortune:
Asus unveils Zenbo, a $599 home robot with voice command recognition, touchscreen, smart-home integrations, more; dev program in works; launch date undisclosed   —  Asus asuuy may be best known as the maker of laptops and phones, but on Monday it unveiled a fairly low-cost robot that can help …
May 30, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
Sources: Jawbone is trying to sell its wireless speaker business, will focus on health and wearables   —  Fitness tracker maker Jawbone has put its speaker business up for sale, according to multiple sources.  —  The company has been pitching potential buyers for its Jambox wireless speaker business …
May 27, 2016, 3:00 PMIn context
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
Intel buys computer vision company Itseez, co-founded by two former Intel researchers, in IoT and autonomous car push   —  Chip maker Intel, in its bid to expand from its core PC and server business to all manner of devices, is buying Itseez, a machine vision specialist co-founded by two former Intel techies.
May 26, 2016, 9:15 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Home WiFi startup Eero raises $50M led by Menlo Ventures, expected in Best Buy stores this summer   —  Eero, the maker of home Wi-Fi devices that use multiple access points to improve coverage, on Tuesday will announce that it has raised $50 million in new venture capital funding.
May 25, 2016, 8:05 PMIn context
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
Salesforce to spend $400M on Amazon Web Services over next four years according to 10Q statement and sources   —  We knew Salesforce and Amazon Web Services were getting cozy, ever since Salesforce's recent earnings call when its chief executive, Marc Benioff, effusively praised Amazon's cloud unit.
May 25, 2016, 6:05 PMIn context
Scott Cendrowski / Fortune:
Xiaomi revenue for 2015 reached 78B yuan, only a 5% rise from 2014's 74.3B yuan   —  Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker and second highest-valued startup in the world at $45 billion, barely grew sales at all last year.  —  Revenue for 2015 reached 78 billion yuan ($12.5 billion) …
May 23, 2016, 2:05 PMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Online consumer lending startup Avant lays off nearly 60 people, about 7% of its workforce, puts plans for credit card, expansion into Australia on hold   —  With the business climate for the once richly-funded wave of online lending startups worsening by the day, bad news continues to hit the sector.
May 20, 2016, 11:05 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
What's at stake in Google and Oracle's $9.3B fair use fight over Java APIs   —  Gather round tech folks, it's time for an epic rematch between two industry giants.  At stake is not just billions of dollars in copyright claims, but also a controversial legal concept that could roil the entire software industry.
May 11, 2016, 10:50 PMIn context
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
Pivotal received a total of $653M in new investments in its Series C announced last week, as parent company EMC converted $400M of debt into equity   —  The $253 million in Series C funding from Ford f and Microsoft msft that Pivotal announced last Thursday turns out to be just the tip of the iceberg.
May 9, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
BlackJet, an on-demand private jet service launched by a team that included Uber co-founder Garrett Camp, shuts down   —  BlackJet, an on-demand private jet service created by Uber co-founder and chairman Garrett Camp, today informed members that it is “abruptly” ceasing operations.
May 7, 2016, 9:25 PMIn context

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