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Dan Primack / Fortune:
Fantasy sports site DraftKings raises $153M from Revolution Growth and others   —  DraftKings, the controversial daily fantasy sports site, has raised $153 million in new venture capital funding, Fortune has learned.  —  New investors include Revolution Growth, an investment firm co-founded …
Sep 1, 2016, 10:25 AMIn context
Fortune:
Sources: Nest's platform team to become part of Google to create a unified IoT platform led by Hiroshi Lockheimer, currently SVP of Android   —  Alphabet subsidiary Nest Labs, maker of Internet-connected thermostats and smoke detectors, is undergoing yet another restructuring, Fortune has learned.
Aug 30, 2016, 3:42 PMIn context
Fortune:
Uber hires Target CMO Jeff Jones as president, overseeing global marketing, customer service, and operations   —  Uber, the global ride-hailing giant whose reputation has see-sawed at times from brash to boorish, has plucked an image maker from a leading U.S. retailer to be one of its top executives.
Aug 30, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
Nutanix is acquiring cloud storage startup PernixData and DevOps automation firm Calm.io   —  Nutanix, which combines server, storage, and virtualization into a single “converged” piece of data center gear, said it is in the process of buying PernixData and has completed an acquisition of Calm.io.
Aug 28, 2016, 10:25 PMIn context
Kirsten Korosec / Fortune:
Quanergy Systems, maker of light-sensitive radar sensors used in self-driving cars, raises $90M at $1.59B post-money valuation   —  Quanergy Systems, a Silicon Valley startup that makes light detection and ranging sensors used in self-driving cars, has raised $90 million from investors …
Aug 28, 2016, 5:55 AMIn context
Jonathan Vanian / Fortune:
HP reports Q3 revenue of $11.9B, down 4% YoY, marking third decline in quarterly sales since November split   —  HP Inc. continues to face challenges during its first year as an independent company.  —  The printer and personal computer giant said Wednesday that its latest quarterly revenue dropped 4% year over year to $11.9 billion.
Aug 24, 2016, 11:05 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Oracle says it is funding anti-Google research group The Google Transparency Project   —  Groups with words like “transparency” in their name are typically very open about how they operate.  That's why the “Campaign for Accountability,” a non-profit hatched in Washington this spring …
Aug 19, 2016, 11:35 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Fortune:
CellSavers raises $15M Series A to expand its on-demand mobile device repair service   —  It finally happened: You cracked your new iPhone's screen—accidentally, of course.  Since your smartphone is effectively an extra appendage, you need to get it fixed as soon as possible.  —  And you do.
Aug 19, 2016, 11:00 AMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Intel making 10 nanometer ARM-based chips could lead to deals with Apple and others but problems like high price, scheduling setbacks for 10 nm process remain   —  Intel announced on Tuesday that it had snagged a leading phone maker as one of the first customers for its new service …
Aug 17, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context
Jonathan Vanian / Fortune:
Data management startup Rubrik, founded by ex-Google, Facebook, and Oracle engineers, raises $61M round led by Khosla Ventures, brings total raised to $112M+   —  Managing and archiving corporate data may not be the most glamorous of jobs, but it's an important one.
Aug 16, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context

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