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Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Crowdfunding platform CircleUp announces $125M venture fund to invest in non-tech consumer startups   —  - Temasek, Euclidean Capital and the co-founder of Bumble and bumble are among investors in CircleUp's new fund.  — The fund uses AI to track more than 1 million consumer companies and identify the hottest potential deals.
Oct 31, 2017, 11:35 PMIn context
Arjun Kharpal / CNBC:
Sony's Q2 beats estimates with profits of $1.8B, up 346% YoY, and revenues of $18.2B, up 22% YoY, boosted by strong PlayStation sales   —  - Strong performance from the PlayStation gaming business and semiconductor division helped boost profits  —  Sony reported fiscal second-quarter earnings …
Oct 31, 2017, 3:05 AMIn context
Arjun Kharpal / CNBC:
Nintendo's Q2 earnings beat estimates with revenue of $1.9B, Switch sales of 2.9M units; company raises annual forecast for Switch sales from 10M to 14M units   —  Nintendo reported better-than-expected revenues and operating profit for the September quarter on Monday, while raising …
Oct 30, 2017, 5:10 AMIn context
Ari Levy / CNBC:
Google and Cisco to jointly develop a hybrid product for cloud and on-premise data center use, slated for release in the first half of 2018   —  - Google and Cisco will jointly develop products for use in the cloud and in on-premise data centers.  —  When Chuck Robbins was promoted to CEO of Cisco in 2015 …
Oct 25, 2017, 8:15 AMIn context
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
Twitter will now label political ads with sponsors, including spending and targeting disclosures, and establish a Transparency Center database with all ads   —  - Twitter will clearly label political ads and require campaigns and organizations to disclose who bought the ad and how much they spent.
Oct 24, 2017, 4:14 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Spoke, a help desk automation AI chatbot for businesses, says it has raised a total of $28M from Accel, Greylock, and others since being founded last year   —  - A people-operations staffer at a start-up that has adopted Spoke spends much less time answering her colleagues' questions.
Oct 20, 2017, 10:10 PMIn context
Anita Balakrishnan / CNBC:
Verizon's Q3 earnings match estimates, with revenue of $31.72B and net addition of 603K postpaid customers   —  - Adjusted EPS: 98 cents a share, excluding items vs. 98 cents per share expected by a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate  — Net adds: 603,000 (486,000 smartphones) …
Oct 19, 2017, 8:05 AMIn context
Ari Levy / CNBC:
SEC filings show Blockchain Capital has raised ~$85M for two funds, is seeking to raise $150M in total for both   —  - According to SEC filings this week, the firm has raised about $85 million combined for the two funds.  — One of the funds — Blockchain Capital Parallel Fund IV …
Oct 17, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Christina Farr / CNBC:
Sources: Apple held talks, that are now over without a deal, to buy Crossover Health, approached One Medical as part of push into health care   —  - It's not clear if Apple wanted to own and operate a network of health clinics, like its retail stores, or simply partner to sell products with a health-related angle, like the Apple Watch
Oct 16, 2017, 9:10 PMIn context
Evelyn Cheng / CNBC:
JPMorgan Chase launches payment processing network that uses blockchain tech, in partnership with Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Royal Bank of Canada   —  - JPMorgan Chase said Monday it is launching a blockchain-based system with two other banks to reduce global payment transaction speeds “from weeks to hours.”
Oct 16, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context

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