Menlo Park

Facebook to build second Iowa data center

Menlo Park, US-based social network giant Facebook announced its plans to build a second Iowa data center right next to its first facility in Altoona which is still being constructed and has yet to start its operations.

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US venture capital firm Lightspeed closes $950M for new early-stage fund

Menlo Park, US-based venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners (LSVP) closed $950 million for its new investment fund that will back early-stage companies in the consumer and tech sectors.

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US-based article bookmarking app Pocket is now available in six other languages

Menlo Park, US-based article and video bookmarking mobile app Pocket, which used to be available only for English articles, has now added French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish to the languages that its supports.

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US startup GOQii adds human touch to fitness tracking

Menlo Park, US-based fitness startup GOQii is helping people stay motivated with their healthy endeavors by combining its fitness wristband with human coaches who will provide advice and help them set their health objectives.

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The agricultural titan of US, ADM invests $25M in Rennovia

Illinois, US-based agricultural giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) invested $25 million in equity in Menlo Park, California-based renewable chemicals firm Rennovia as its latest venture into renewable plastics.

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Facebook's annual hackathon kicks off in California today

Menlo Park, US-based social media giant Facebook will be kicking off its yearly Hacker Cup competition at the company's head office today with 25 participants from North America, Asia, and Europe.

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Transcriptic bags $4.1M in total funding to automate scientific research in the US

Menlo Park, US-based scientific outsourcing startup and service provider Transcriptic bagged a total of $4.1 million in funding to introduce automation and robots into the process of scientific research.

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Mayfield closes $108M for second India-focused investment fund

Menlo Park, US-based venture capital firm Mayfield Fund closed $108 million for its second fund which will focus on tech, consumer, and infrastructure startups in India.

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US security startup Adallom bags $15M in Series B funding

Menlo Park, California-based security startup Adallom bagged $15 million in a Series B funding round led by Index Ventures to boost its sales presence and development projects.

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American biotech startup QuanDx bags $950K in funding

Menlo Park, California-based biotech startup QuanDx bagged $950,000 in a recent financing round from undisclosed backers to continue developing molecular diagnostic equipment for medical laboratories.

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Indian startup Little Eye Labs confirms acquisition by Facebook

Bangalore, India-based startup Little Eye Labs confirmed that it has been bought by social media giant Facebook for an amount between the range $10 million and $15 million.

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US firm PaxVax scores USD22 million in Series B for late-stage cholera vaccine

California-based pharmaceutical company PaxVax Inc raised USD22 million in a Series B funding round for the late-stage trial of its single-dose oral cholera vaccine for travelers.

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