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Kia Kokalitcheva / Fortune:
Acorns, the app that automatically invests your spare change, raises $23 million   —  Opening and managing an investment account can be intimidating for a lot of people, but what if a simple smartphone app could take care of it all for you?  —  Acorns, a eight-month old smartphone app built …
Apr 16, 2015, 12:55 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / VentureBeat:
Home improvement planning site raises $66M led by Valor Equity Partners   — wants to be your go-to for home improvement planning, grabs $66M  —, the Seattle-based company that helps homeowners plan their home improvement projects, is on a fundraising spree.
Jan 20, 2015, 11:40 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / VentureBeat:
Evernote's intelligent writing assistant, Context, is now available on Android and Windows   —  Evernote's artificial intelligence-based writing assistant is now available for paying customers on Android and Windows, the company announced.  —  Context, which the company first launched on Mac …
Dec 19, 2014, 5:40 PMIn context
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

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