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Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Tesla names board member and Telstra CFO Robyn Denholm as Chairman of the Board, replacing Elon Musk; Denholm to leave Telstra to work as Tesla chair full-time   —  - Tesla delivered its largest quarterly profit in the company's history in the third quarter of 2018, reporting about $6.8 billion …
Nov 8, 2018, 2:02 AMIn context
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
IBM has agreed to acquire Red Hat in a deal valued at $34B, a 60%+ premium over Friday's closing price; Red Hat will become part of IBM's Hybrid Cloud division   —  IBM is acquiring Red Hat, a major distributor of open-source software and technology, in a deal valued around $34 billion, the companies announced on Sunday.
Oct 28, 2018, 3:01 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Eric Schmidt says the internet will bifurcate in the next 10-15 years into a Chinese-led internet, with fewer freedoms and more censorship, and one led by US   —  - Speaking at a private event hosted by Village Global VC yesterday night, tech luminary and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt predicted …
Sep 24, 2018, 2:30 AMIn context
CNBC:
Sources: Tesla's board to meet with advisers to discuss Musk's take-private proposal; source: Musk previously talked with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund   —  - The Tesla board is taking Elon Musk's offer to take the company private at $420-per-share seriously and may tell Musk to recuse himself …
Aug 9, 2018, 5:18 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Bossa Nova, whose robots are used by Walmart's grocery stores, raises $29M round led by Cota Capital, bringing its total raised to $70M   —  - Bossa Nova Robotics raised $29 million in new venture funding from Cota Capital, China Walden Ventures and LG Electronics.
Jun 21, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
In email to staff, Musk alleges an employee sabotaged Tesla, including changing OS code under false usernames and sending sensitive data to unknown 3rd parties   —  - Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent an e-mail to all employees on Sunday night alleging there was a saboteur within the company's ranks.
Jun 18, 2018, 9:15 PMIn context
CNBC:
Cobalt Robotics raises $13M Series A from Sequoia Capital, Storm Ventures, and Founders Fund for its roving robotic security guard   —  - Sequoia Capital, Storm Ventures and Founders Fund are among investors in a $13 million venture funding round for Cobalt Robotics.
Mar 30, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Toronto-based smart thermostat maker Ecobee raises $62M Series C led by Energy Impact Partners with participation from Amazon's Alexa Fund   —  - Energy Impact Partners and Amazon Alexa Fund are among the investors in a $62 million round of funding for Ecobee.
Mar 7, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
LaunchDarkly raises $21M Series B led by Redpoint and Vertex for its platform that helps companies quickly launch, test, and tweak new product features   —  Succeeding in software today means testing and tweaking new features with the speed and efficiency of Amazon, Facebook and Google.
Dec 5, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
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

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