San Francisco, US-based secretive startup Pushd raised $1.04 million in a recent funding round from unidentified investors, according to a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Chicago-based media firm Tribune has entered an agreement to purchase Gracenote, the California-based music data unit of Japanese conglomerate Sony in a deal valued at $170 million, according to a statement by Tribune.
Singapore's National Research Foundation has poured in $500,000 in funding in health care startup Ring.MD to give Asian residents easier access to healthcare services online.
Germany-based incubator program Rocket Internet is planning to team up with telecom provider MTN Group to form Middle East Internet Holding (MEIH), which will invest $410 million to develop e-commerce firms in the region.
New York, US-based media group News Corp has acquired Dublin, Ireland's social news agency Storyful in a deal valued at €18 million ($25 million) to help surface and validate user-generated news online.
Madrid, Spain-based global travel distribution system Amadeus bought hotel IT solutions provider Newmarket International Inc for $500 million in a bid to conquer the hospitality space.
California, US-based firm Planet Labs has closed a fresh $52 million from a recent funding round to launch small satellites into space and gather data about the Earth.
Seattle, US-based customer relationship management (CRM) company Stride has been acquired by KISSmetrics and Crazy Egg founders Neil Patel and Hiten Shan, who plan to market the service and make it easier to use.
Munich, Germany-based travel marketplace Excursiopedia has added Moscow, Russia-based startup Travelatus in an effort to become a leader in the international travel industry and help travelers find local activities.
Boston-based firm Curoverse secured $1.5 from a seed funding round to develop and commercialize its private beta technology that helps biomedical researchers in storing and analyzing human genetic data.
Israel-based public transit app Moovit has closed $28 million from a funding round led by Sequoia to improve its service that gives commuters a real-time perspective of the best public transportation routes.
Payments giant PayPal announced its acquisition of San Francisco-based mobile app developer StackMob for an undisclosed sum to help improve its mobile payments apps and services.
Massachussetts, US-based mobile data analytics firm Trinity Pharma Solutions announced raising $15 million in a growth round led by Health Enterprise Partners for its expansion in New Jersey and California.
Texas-based sales analytics firm PROS wants to boost its price-recommendation capabilities by acquiring San Francisco-based predictive analytics company SignalDemand in a deal valued at $13.5 million.
Santa Clara, California-based stealth micro-LED technology firm LuxVue Technology Corp has raised $25.2 million in funding, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.