Facebook is soon planning to enter the healthcare field, following in the footsteps of Apple and Google by developing health tracking and monitoring platforms and apps.
Credit Karma, a credit-monitoring service that matches lenders and creditors, raised $75m led by Google Capital, valuing the startup at more than $1bn.
Dyn, the Internet performance service, has acquired Renesys, a company that specializes in monitoring the Internet to provide data about cloud services.
LG has just launched itself into the wearable health gadget category with the release of its new Heart Rate Earphones.
Google acquired cloud monitoring service Stackdriver to help improve the Internet giant’s cloud computing services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
New Relic, maker of application monitoring tools for developers, raised $100m in funding at a rumored valuation of ~1bn valuation.
Apple has been granted a patent that could fit in with its plans to get into health tracking: sensor-packed health monitoring headphones with head gesture control.
Apple sparked rumors that advanced health-monitoring tech will be at the heart of the iWatch, after hiring two med-tech experts this year.
Aorato, which has developed a behavior-monitoring firewall for Microsoft Active Directory services, raised $10m in funding.
Anturis raised a $2m Series A round of funding from Runa Capital and VEB Innovations to provide IT-monitoring services to SMBs.