Austin, Texas-based home rental platform HomeAway purchased Santa Rosa Beach, Florida-based guest management system Glad to Have You for an undisclosed sum to enhance its own rental listing service.
San Francisco, US-based home search startup Zumper raised $6.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) to build its web and mobile platform for apartment rental.
New York, US-based stock photography agency Shutterstock is acquiring San Mateo, California-based digital asset management software maker WebDAM for an undisclosed amount to widen its market reach.
San Francisco, US-based startup ClassDojo bagged $8.5M in its first institutional funding round to develop its mobile platform that provides an easier way of managing and monitoring the behavior of students inside the classroom.
Melbourne, Australia-based startup Influx.com pocketed $250,000 in seed funding from Mark Harbottle and Leni Mayo to provide CRM (customer relationship management) solutions for online and tech startups.
Shanghai, China-based pet e-commerce site Boqii landed $25 million in a Series B funding led by undisclosed US investors to fuel its brand building and expansion efforts.
Cupertino, US-based tech giant Apple launched its new CarPlay feature for safer in-car iPhone use, which will be integrated first into Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo vehicles.
London, UK-based hotel metasearch Top10.com raised $8 million in a Series B financing round led by Balderton Capital to fuel its expansion into Europe and its plans to beef up its workforce.
Tokyo, Japan-based Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox set up a call center to deal with the inquiries of Bitcoin users after it lost $473 million worth of the digital currency and filed for bankruptcy protection.
Redmond, US-based software giant is losing two of its top executives: Former Skype chief Tony Bates and marketing head Tami Reller, according to a report by tech news site Re/code.
California, US-based electronics giant Apple is currently working on a software update that will improve the fingerprint recognition ability of its Touch ID system, based on a report by AppleInsider citing a source familiar with the situation.
Engineers of California, US-based on-demand Internet streaming service Netflix hacked a Fitbit activity tracking device and activated a feature that auto-pauses the video when the watcher falls asleep and allows him to resume watching when he wakes up.
US-based search giant Google got mocked by several netizens yesterday after it launched the Scraper Report, a tool that fights content stealing, because according to them, the company itself is practicing web scraping.
Redmond, US-based tech giant Microsoft is mulling over launching a free version of the Windows 8.1 OS (operating system) or selling it for a very low price, according to a report by The Verge.
San Francisco, US-based Internet radio startup 8tracks, a music service that is not yet widely known but already has 8 million active users, provides unique and awesome playlists and successfully maintains its profitability at the same time.
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