Boston, US-based social advertising and marketing startup Moontoast announced that it has raised $4.5 million as extension to its Series B financing round for its expansion and platform development.
Washington University associate professor of engineering Robert Morley sued Square co-founders Jim McKelvey and Jack Dorsey for fraud and patent infringement, claiming he was wrongly left off a patent for the attachable credit card reader device.
Mountain View, California-based personal finance app Mint is integrating with San Francisco-based bitcoin wallet service Coinbase to help clients track their bitcoins along with their other financial accounts.
Boulder, US-based travel startup Inside.co today launched its Inside Travel Guides portal, which also has a mobile version, to help travelers feel like local citizens with day-by-day and place-by-place insider itinerary tips.
Several coding bootcamps in California are facing an imminent shutdown after receiving a warning from the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) to start complying with licensing regulations within two weeks.
Washington, US-based tech firm Flat World, a company that aims to make more affordable digital versions of college textbooks, raised $9.5 million in a funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners.
New York, US-based social TV startup Viggle snapped up San Francisco, California-based rival Dijit Media for an undisclosed sum to acquire and incorporate the latter's NextGuide and reminder button features into its own offerings.
Los Angeles, California-based caregiver marketplace HomeHero launched its website that aims to connect aging adults with pre-screened caregivers and provide families with an easier way to communicate with and monitor hired caregivers.
Google is partnering with LEGO to build an virtual brick-building playground which can be accessed through a computer, smartphone, or tablet, using the new Build with Chrome application.
Denver, Colorado-based online market research firm GutCheck secured $4 million in a funding round led by Icon Venture Partners to test out the potential of different business ideas.
Mike Liberatore, the former head of Paypal's enterprise and North American financials, left the company to become the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of San Francisco, US-based payments startup Clinkle.
San Francisco, US-based advertising firm Federated Media sold its content marketing arm to Rhode Island-based multimedia company LIN Media for an undisclosed amount to focus on programmatic advertising.
In its first outside funding round, Medium, the blogging platform that Twitter co-founder Ev Williams established, raised $25 million from Greylock Partners and other investors.
Japan-based games developer Cygames, the creator of top-grossing mobile game Rage of Bahamut, invested around $680,000 (JPY70 million) in Miracle Positive, the developer of Japanese indie game Airship Q.
San Francisco, US-based photo sharing website Pinterest launched its "Interests" page today to help users find exactly what they like, as part of its goal to expand the website and search capability.