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Smule Lands $16.5 Million in New Funding
/ April 10, 2014 2:52 pm
Smule Lands $16.5 Million in New Funding

Smule, a Menlo Park-based developer of social music-making apps, said on Thursday it has raised $16.6 million in a new round of funding, according to CNET. The company, which has created social music apps such as Sing! Karaoke and Magic Piano, said Roth Capital led the round, which may be the prelude to a possible initial public offering (IPO). . Read More

CrowdSource Acquires San Francisco-Based Servio
/ November 14, 2013 4:24 pm
CrowdSource Acquires San Francisco-Based Servio

CrowdSource, an Illinois-based provider of managed crowdsourcing technology, said on Thursday it will acquire San Francisco-based counterpart Servio. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The company said the acquisition will strengthen its client portfolio, expand its workforce and augment its current service offerings. It also will allow CrowdSource to expand its business with large online retailers. . Read More

Temnos Raises $1.25 Million
/ September 13, 2013 2:25 pm
Temnos Raises $1.25 Million

TechCrunch reports that Temnos has raised $1.25 Million in a new funding round. The company says that its new platform will help online publishers with important data for creating engaging content. The founder and executive chairman of Temnos, Tim Musgrove, was a senior researcher at CNET. It was there that he launched a startup called TextDigger, which was acquired by Federated Media. Read More

CNET: Windows Store Reaches 100,000 Apps
/ July 2, 2013 2:30 pm
CNET: Windows Store Reaches 100,000 Apps

CNET reports that Microsoft's Windows Store has officially reached 100,000 apps, and announced this with a tweet, “Thanks for a great \\build! Just passed 100k apps in the Windows Store.” . Read More

CNET: Apple’s New iOS 7 Beta Supports iPad
/ June 25, 2013 1:38 pm
CNET: Apple’s New iOS 7 Beta Supports iPad

CNET reports that Apple has released a second beta version of iOS 7, which includes support for iPad and iPad mini. Two weeks back, the first version of the software was released for iPhones and iPod Touches. This new version claims to not only resolve issues, but also includes other undocumented upgrades. It is not unusual for Apple to release several beta versions of the software prior to releasing it to the public, which Apple has said will be in the fall. Read More

CNET: Vine Videos Gives Hints to New Design, Features
/ June 21, 2013 10:18 am
CNET: Vine Videos Gives Hints to New Design, Features

CNET reports that Vine, the 6-second video app from Twitter, has given indications that it is preparing to release modified mobile apps that appear to bring in new features. Vine co-founders Dom Hofman and Rus Yusupov posted several videos to show what will come in the future. The videos suggest that the changes will include curated video categories and perhaps a private messaging experience. . Read More

CNET: Facebook Launches Photo Comments
/ June 20, 2013 12:19 pm
CNET: Facebook Launches Photo Comments

CNET reports that Facebook, the biggest social network, has launched a new feature, which allows people to add photos to comments on posts using a new "Attach" a photo button. Photo comments are limited to Facebook's Website and Mobile site, although viewing these photo comments is enabled on Facebook's mobile apps. Read More

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