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Kia Kokalitcheva / VentureBeat:
Google integrates Nest with its iOS and Android apps, enables voice commands, Now cards   —  Google for Android and iOS updated with Nest integration  —  The “Works with Nest” program has a new addition: the Google app.  —  Starting now, Nest thermostat owners can use Google's self-titled iOS …
Dec 15, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / VentureBeat:
Google chips in $2M to help San Francisco's homeless   —  Google is donating $2 million in grants to San Francisco to help the city's homeless population, the mayor's office announced today.  —  The grants go to three organizations — Hamilton Family Center, Larkin Street Youth Services …
Dec 12, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / VentureBeat:
Loup raises $1.5M from Ev Willams' Obvious Ventures and others to replace mass transit with private cars on predictable routes   —  Loup grabs $1.5M to replace mass transit with private cars on predictable routes  —  I'll be the first to say it: I use Uber, Lyft, and so on because San …
Dec 4, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / VentureBeat:
Lyft says it had record usage last week in wake of Uber controversy   —  Uber had a rough week following its PR meltdown involving a journalist, an Uber executive, possible threats against that journalist, calls to ban Uber, and the specter of possible privacy violations by Uber execs.
Nov 26, 2014, 1:55 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / VentureBeat:
Amid Uber controversy, taxi-hailing app Flywheel raises $12M, adds new management   —  At the end of Uber's first full day of PR wreckage on Tuesday, one of my bosses announced she was downloading taxi-hailing app Flywheel and deleting Uber's app — like many have tweeted they have done.
Nov 20, 2014, 1:03 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / VentureBeat:
Forter raises $15M as it takes care of fraud detection for online retailers   —  Above: Alon Shemesh (left), Michael Reitblat (middle), Liron Damr (right)  —  We might have hit data-breach fatigue, but online fraud and security is still a huge concern and resource drain for retailers.
Nov 12, 2014, 9:30 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / VentureBeat:
Lytro announces $20K developer kit for its camera technology; initial partners include NASA and Department of Defense   —  Lytro launches its first developer kit, partners with NASA, Department of Defense, and others  —  Lytro won't be keeping its fancy light-field camera technology to itself much longer.
Nov 7, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / VentureBeat:
Luxe offers parking valets on demand, launches in San Francisco, raised $5.5M in seed funding   —  Luxe Valet officially unleashes its blue-jacketed on-demand valets in San Francisco  —  San Francisco Giants fans will be assembling in the city's SoMA neighborhood to watch the World Series games …
Oct 23, 2014, 2:30 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / VentureBeat:
Jukely nabs $2.4M to let NYC music lovers get unlimited concert tickets for $25 per month   —  The music concert gods might have answered my poor-person prayers: Jukely, a startup launching its first pilot program in New York City today, lets people attend an unlimited number of concerts for the measly fee of $25 per month.
Oct 8, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / VentureBeat:
Y Combinator-backed Eventjoy joins Ticketmaster   —  After acquiring Belgian ticketing company Sherpa.be yesterday, Ticketmaster has bought one more: Eventjoy, a little startup that provides do-it-yourself tools for event organizers.  —  Although it's joining Ticketmaster, the company will continue to operate and support its products.
Sep 11, 2014, 3:00 PMIn context

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