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Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
DroneBase, which connects drone users with commercial customers for specific jobs, raises $12M Series B co-led by Upfront Ventures and Union Square Ventures   —  If you have purchased a drone in the last year or two, there's a high likelihood that it only emerges from your gadget closet a few times per year, if that.
Feb 16, 2018, 5:50 AMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Industrial AR headset maker RealWear raises $17M Series A led by Columbia Ventures, says it had $2M in 2017 revenue   —  As the augmented reality industry slowly matures and those within it look to realize the path to ubiquity they have been preaching, it turns out they're showing more appreciation …
Feb 14, 2018, 3:55 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
8th Wall, which makes tools that let developers more easily integrate AR into apps, raises $8M Series A led by Norwest Venture Partners   —  Mobile AR had a lot of hype heading into the rollout of ARKit and ARCore this past year, but for the most part mobile AR apps have delivered a pretty heavy thud …
Feb 6, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Alessandro Sabatelli, Twitter's director of AR/VR, has left the company after 18 months   —  The head of Twitter's AR/VR team announced today via a tweet that he is leaving the social media site after 18 months.  —  Alessandro Sabatelli joined Twitter in June of 2016 after leaving …
Feb 5, 2018, 11:05 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
GV leads $25M Series B in Hover, a computer vision startup that allows consumers to easily create 3D models of their homes via a smartphone app   —  As more and more startups aim to 3D-scan the world, the question of what consumers will actually care about enough to bring into the digital world is a tough one to answer.
Jan 29, 2018, 11:45 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Microsoft buys gaming services startup PlayFab to bolster its Azure platform   —  In the latest chapter of GAFAM's continuing bid to conquer online gaming, Microsoft has acquired PlayFab, which helps game developers launch their titles online more quickly with simplified back-end services.
Jan 29, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
PrecisionHawk, which makes an analytics platform for commercial drones and sells drone hardware, raises $75M Series D led by Third Point Ventures   —  Drones may still be having a tough time dispelling the notion that they're just expensive toys when it comes to the consumer space …
Jan 24, 2018, 12:15 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
AltspaceVR CEO Eric Romo joins Facebook months after selling his startup to Microsoft, will join the Social VR team   —  After selling his social virtual reality startup to Microsoft in October, Eric Romo, the co-founder of AltspaceVR, is joining the competing social VR team at Facebook …
Jan 22, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Apple says email to users with Apple IDs outside of China informing them that their iCloud data would be moved to a Chinese company's servers was sent in error   —  Apple says that an email sent to users with Apple IDs with locations not set to China that their iCloud data was being moved …
Jan 12, 2018, 10:30 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Digi-Capital report: AR/VR startups raised more than $3B in 2017 with Magic Leap, Improbable, Unity, and Niantic accounting for ~$1.6B   —  Tech companies working with augmented reality and virtual reality technologies raised more than $3 billion in venture funding in 2017.
Jan 7, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context

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