DataSift, a UK-based social-data-aggregation platform, closed a $42m C-round of funding. The deal brings to $70m the total amount invested in the company.
04 December 2013
Apple’s 2013 acquisition spree shows a focus on maps (4 acquisitions), chips (3 acquisitions) and making data useful (3 acquisitions).
03 December 2013
AppHero, the app discovery startup that developed algorithms for suggesting mobile software to users, has been acquired by fellow Toronto-based company Fuse Powered for undisclosed amount.
Topsy, the social-media analytics firm which focuses on parsing data from Twitter, was acquired for more than $200m by Apple.
Yahoo acquired SkyPhrase, a startup that builds natural language processing technology, to help drive intent identification.
02 December 2013
Bangalore-based Little Eye Labs highlight a growing interest from the Internet’s biggest firms in acquiring engineering and startup talent from India.
Internet analysts are releasing their research and it is not great for Twitter, which is trading at $41.60, basically flat in the pre-market.
29 November 2013
Google’s practice of combining personal data from its many different online services violates Dutch data protection law.
28 November 2013
Betaworks, maker of useful web tools and service, is raising a new $20m round of funding
27 November 2013
Mayer’s bet is simple great content in great apps will monetize at great rates.