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Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Alibaba & others sink $100M into Asia's language-learning service TutorGroup (exclusive)   —  Online education provider TutorGroup has closed a massive $100 million in second round funding from Asia-based investors.  —  VentureBeat has exclusively learned that online shopping juggernaut Alibaba …
Feb 18, 2014, 5:50 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
California regulator tells unapproved coding bootcamps to “seek compliance or be shut down”   —  California regulator seeks to shut down ‘learn to code’ bootcamps  —  Caption: Hackbright Academy and others face hefty fines if they don't comply with regulators
Jan 29, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Coursera debuts its iPhone app to bring you online education on the go   —  Andrew Ng, a co-founder of Coursera, at an IBM research event  —  Coursera appears to be racing ahead of its competition in its quest to bring online education to your smartphone.  —  The Mountain View-based online …
Dec 11, 2013, 10:55 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Yuri Milner is betting big on genetics, pouring millions into GenapSys   —  The latest investment from Russian millionaire and entrepreneur Yuri Milner is in a genetics upstart called GenapSys.  —  Like many other technology investors, Milner is hoping to leverage the plummeting cost of sequencing human genes.
Nov 15, 2013, 5:50 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Intuit brings on ‘big data’ big guns with Level Up Analytics acquisition (exclusive)   —  Level Up Analytics founders Jonathan Goldman, Lucian Vlad Lita, Anu Tewary  —  Dec. 4 - 5, 2013  —  Intuit just acquired Level Up Analytics, a consulting firm run by data scientists …
Oct 23, 2013, 3:45 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Former execs to launch new genealogy startup YouWho (exclusive)   —  Nov. 12 - 13, 2013  —  Utah is best known for its mountains, Mormon population, and genealogy and family heritage companies. is the best known of the bunch, and a U.K. private equity fund …
Oct 10, 2013, 6:50 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Palantir just raised a massive $196M, filing shows   —  Palantir investor Peter Thiel speaking to a roomful of interns at the San Francisco Exploratorium.  —  Shadowy data-mining startup Palantir closed over $196 million in funding, according to an SEC filing.
Sep 27, 2013, 9:20 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Egnyte rebrands to bring ‘PRISM proof’ file-sharing to the enterprise   —  Vineet Jain, the CEO of Egnyte, is prepping the company for a successful exit.  —  File-sharing startup Egnyte is operating in a crowded market, going against players like Box and Dropbox.
Sep 25, 2013, 10:50 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
This is Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch: A blocky health tracker with a camera   —  Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch is a chunky, 3-inch wrist-mounted accessory that runs Android apps and connects with your phone via Bluetooth.  —  Samsung is set to reveal its Galaxy Gear smartwatch next Wednesday, Sept. 4, in Berlin.
Sep 1, 2013, 1:40 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Plumfare acquired by Groupon (confirmed)   —  Plumfare, a mobile discovery app, has been acquired by Groupon.  —  The San Francisco-based company did not disclose its buyer on the announcement post on its website, which is a bit odd.  However, a Groupon spokesperson just confirmed the acquisition …
Aug 12, 2013, 7:40 PMIn context

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