Internet giant Yahoo Inc disclosed via Tumblr that they have detected a coordinated mass hacking attempt on a yet undetermined number of Yahoo Mail accounts, and has reset the passwords of all affected accounts.
CrunchFund, the San Francisco, US-based venture capital firm co-founded by Michael Arrington, is raising $40 million for its second early-stage investment fund, according to a regulatory filing.
New York, US-based analytics firm Implisit raised $3.3 million in funding from Gemini Israel Ventures for its self-learning platform that mines CRM data to help improve sales efficiency.
New York, US-based clean tech firm BrightFarms pocketed $4.9 million in Series B funding to expand its network of greenhouses and promote locally-grown produce in the urban areas of the country.
Cincinnati, US-based startup Sqrl bagged $550,000 in funding from CincyTech, Vine Street Ventures, and Hyde Park Ventures to launch a service for small and regional accounting firms that reminds their clients of the documents they need to provide for a job.
India-based e-commerce giant Flipkart is in talks to merge with online fashion retailer Myntra as part of a proposal being pushed by common investors Tiger Global and Accel Partners.
Texas, US-based tech media startup Daily Dot Media (DDM) added London, UK-based tabloid-style news site The Kernel, whose editor-in-chief is stepping down from his position, for an undisclosed sum.
US-based multinational retail chain Walmart started testing the local pick-up option for Walmart To Go, the company's online grocery shopping service with home delivery feature in Denver, Colorado.
Yahoo has closed the acquisition of San Francisco, California-based enterprise app studio Tomfoolery, and will be shutting down the latter's Anchor app, according to a source familiar with the deal.
San Francisco, California-based credit card wallet Coin is currently raising around $15 million in a Series A financing round, according to several sources knowledgeable on the situation.
Internet giant Yahoo is reportedly in advanced talks to purchase San Francisco, California-based enterprise app studio Tomfoolery in a deal valued at $16 million, according to different sources.
In its fourth expansion via acquisition, Paris, France-based carpooling site BlaBlaCar added Podorozhniki for an undisclosed sum to tap into the market of Russia and Ukraine.
Uppsala, Sweden-based program development tool Hansoft pocketed $8.4 million in its first round of funding led by Stockholm-based venture capitalist Spotify Creandum to support its sales and expansion programs.
Hamburg, Germany-based credit and loans startup Kreditech bagged $15 million in debt funding from Kreos Capital to finance consumer lending and expansion in Europe, Oceania, and Latin America.
Samsung, the world's biggest cellphone maker, inked a 10-year patent agreement covering all present and future technology patents with Google, the maker of Android operating system.