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Bérénice Magistretti / VentureBeat:
Open source compliance firm Fossa raises $2.2M seed round led by Bain Capital, with participation from Marc Benioff and YouTube co-founder Steve Chen   —  Open source code can be a nightmare for engineers who are developing software.  Fossa, which announced today a seed round of $2.2 million …
Feb 24, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Filing: Fitbit acquired Pebble's talent and intellectual property for $23M, well below reported price of $30-40M   —  Wearable device company Fitbit today disclosed that it paid $23 million to acquire smartwatch maker Pebble in the fourth quarter of 2016.  —  That's lower than previous estimates …
Feb 22, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Twitter to let businesses create personalized profiles for customer service agents, adding their name and photograph to DMs with customers   —  Twitter is once again tinkering with direct messages, this time to let brands show customers that they're communicating with a human, not an automated bot.
Feb 22, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Over 1M apps, websites, and bots are now using Facebook's mobile analytics suite, Analytics for Apps, up from 800K in September 2016   —  Facebook's mobile app analytics offering hit a milestone today — it's now providing insight for more than 1 million apps, websites, and bots, a 25 percent increase from September.
Feb 22, 2017, 9:45 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
TransferWise launches Facebook Messenger bot for global money transfers from US, Europe, Australia, and Canada   —  International money transfer service TransferWise has introduced a new Facebook Messenger bot, letting customers send money and create rate alerts directly from within Facebook Messenger.
Feb 21, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Lytro raises $60M Series D from Blue Pool Capital, Foxconn, Qualcomm Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, NEA, GSV, others to bring light field VR technology to Asia   —  Lytro may have had some setbacks in 2016, but it appears to be onto something.  Investors have noticed the potential …
Feb 17, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Nest adds automatic door activity detection and animated push notifications for Aware subscribers, adding to 24/7 video recording, more   —  Nest has updated its mobile app with additional features designed specifically for subscribers of its Aware program.  On Monday, the Google-owned company announced …
Feb 14, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Counter-drone security firm Dedrone raises $15M Series B led by former Cisco CEO John Chambers and Felicis Ventures   —  Counter-drone security firm Dedrone has raised $15 million in a second round of funding led by John Chambers, executive chairman and former CEO of Cisco, and Felicis Ventures.
Feb 13, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Jeff Grubb / VentureBeat:
Valve's Steam Direct to replace Steam Greenlight, will charge developers a fixed fee to submit a game instead of relying on users to vet submissions   —  Valve wants to take itself out of the equation when it comes to the Steam PC gaming marketplace, and that means it is ending …
Feb 10, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Mike Minotti / VentureBeat:
Activision Blizzard beats Q4 estimates with $2.01B in revenue, up 49% YoY; stock up 9%+   —  It was a gigantic quarter for Activision Blizzard.  —  The publisher announced today that it achieved GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles, or earned) revenues of $2.01 billion …
Feb 9, 2017, 4:42 PMIn context

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