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Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat:
Roku raises $25 million amid growing competition from Amazon and Google   —  Updated at 1:45 p.m. PST with a statement from Roku.  —  Set-top box company Roku has secured a fresh $25 million round of funding, according to a SEC form D filing released today.
Oct 22, 2014, 5:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google Chromecast Is The Top “Connected Device” App   —  Google's Chromecast is the most popular “connected device” - or so infers a new report from app analytics firm App Annie, which analyzed the top apps associated with connected devices across both iTunes and Google Play …
Oct 9, 2014, 4:50 AMIn context
David Ruddock / Android Police:
Cyanogen Inc seeking funding at a $1B valuation after spurning Google buyout offer, plans phone with Indian OEM Micromax   —  The Information: Cyanogen Inc. Turned Down Buyout From Google, Seeking Funding On $1 Billion Valuation  —  In the seemingly never-ending saga of companies believing that …
Oct 2, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / Wall Street Journal:
San Francisco-based personal finance service Credit Karma raises $75M at a valuation over $1B   —  Credit Karma Tops $1 Billion Valuation For Personal-Finance Tools  —  Hoping to do for personal finance what Expedia and other sites did for travel, Credit Karma Inc. has raised $75 million …
Sep 29, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
Mark Harris / IEEE Spectrum:
How Google set some test parameters when it passed Nevada's autonomous vehicle testing license exam in 2012   —  How Google's Autonomous Car Passed the First U.S. State Self-Driving Test  —  Regulations governing Google's experimental self-driving cars will come into effect on California's roads starting 16 September.
Sep 14, 2014, 1:55 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google Offers Early-Stage Startups $100,000 In Cloud Platform Credits For 1 Year   —  If you are an early stage startup, Google wants to give you $100,000 in Cloud Platform credits for one year so you can host your applications on its servers (and not on AWS or Azure).
Sep 12, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Amazon Pounces On Twitch After Google Balks Due To Antitrust Concerns   —  One technology giant's loss is another's gain.  —  In May, Variety first reported that Google was in talks to acquire video game streaming company Twitch for more than $1 billion.  Three months later …
Aug 26, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Amazon wants to get into gaming, Twitch needs a partner to support growth   —  Why it makes sense for Amazon to buy Twitch  —  Jeff Bezos want to get into gaming and can offer Twitch the infrastructure and licensing it needs to grow globally  —  Today came the surprising news …
Aug 25, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Joshua Brustein / Businessweek:
Why Amazon wants Twitch: advertising, owning video content people like and engage with   —  Why Amazon Is Paying $1 Billion to Help People Watch Video Games  —  For months Twitch, the video game streaming service, was supposedly putting the finishing touches on a deal with Google.
Aug 25, 2014, 6:15 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Google Asked to Remove 1 Million Pirate Links Per Day   —  In the hope of steering prospective customers away from pirate sites, copyright holders are overloading Google with DMCA takedown notices.  —  These requests have increased dramatically since Google began making the data public.
Aug 21, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context

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