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Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times:
British digital health firm Babylon raises $60M to improve its AI to diagnose illnesses, sources say at a valuation of over $200M   —  UK tech group says new funding will help its software predict future health problems  —  Read next … British digital healthcare company Babylon …
Apr 25, 2017, 5:25 AMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Fortune Capital leads $14M series A in Shanghai-based VR headset maker Shadow Creator to expand internationally   —  Fortune Capital has led a reported RMB100 million (US$14 million) series A round in Shadow Creator, a Shanghai-based visual reality headset device developer.
Apr 24, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Dish's Sling Media debuts SlingStudio, a $999 portable TriCaster competitor that can connect with 10 cameras, optimized for Facebook Live, YouTube live streams   —  Sling Media, the Dish Network subsidiary that brought us the Slingbox, is back — with a product no one expected …
Apr 24, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Ainsley Harris / Fast Company:
Inside the demise of Tilt, which raised a total of $67M+, was valued at $375M in 2015, but was recently bought by Airbnb, reportedly for $12M   —  In 2015, social payments company Tilt was worth $375 million.  Less than two years later, it had lost over 95% of its value and was sold for a pittance.
Apr 24, 2017, 5:30 AMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Beijing-based SenseTime, which develops facial recognition tech, announces $60M round led by Sailing Capital; company had revealed a $120M round in December   —  Sailing Capital International (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a RMB-denominated investment and loan fund created under the support …
Apr 22, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Facebook is offering publishers a monthly sum in exchange for a minimum amount of produced video, to host mid-roll ads   —  The new deals include a mix of both live and produced video commitments.  —  Facebook wants to pay publishers to create more produced video as part of a plan …
Apr 21, 2017, 7:55 PMIn context
Jessica Davies / Digiday:
The Guardian confirms it has stopped publishing its articles to Apple News and Facebook Instant Articles   —  Publishers aren't happy with the deal platforms are cutting them.  Now, the Guardian has dropped both Facebook's fast-loading Instant Article format and removed its content from Apple News.
Apr 21, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Facebook is looking to hire a head of news products to combat fake news, but is having trouble finding someone with media and tech experience   —  The new role is proving hard to fill.  —  Facebook is looking to hire someone to head up its news products, a significant new role charged …
Apr 20, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Sapho, which develops a platform for “micro apps” for legacy enterprise software, raises $14M Series B led by Caffeinated Capital   —  In recent years, Microsoft, Facebook and Slack (and many more) have all built new productivity platforms for workers to integrate and communicate …
Apr 19, 2017, 11:35 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Amazon, Facebook, Google, Snap, and 150+ more file brief in federal court arguing against Trump's revised travel ban   —  Amazon, Facebook, Google and Snap are among those filing.  —  Amazon, Facebook, Google, Snap and more than 150 other tech companies told a federal court in Virginia today …
Apr 19, 2017, 5:25 PMIn context

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