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AccuRadio Raises $2.5 million in “Series A” Funding
/ September 5, 2014 1:30 pm
AccuRadio Raises $2.5 million in “Series A” Funding

Pioneering online radio property AccuRadio — led by CEO Kurt Hanson, COO John Gehron and EVP/Programming Paul Maloney — has raised a “Series A” round of $2.5 million from L.A.-based NantWorks LLC, headed by successful entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. Read More

MetricStream Raises $60 Million in New Funding
/ September 4, 2014 3:22 pm
MetricStream Raises $60 Million in New Funding

MetricStream, a Palo Alto-based developer of governance, risk and compliance tools, said on Thursday it has raised $60 million in a new round of funding, led by Sageview Capital. Previous backers Goldman Sachs and Kaiser Permanente Ventures also participated. Ned Gilhuly, the co-founder and managing partner of Sageview Capital, will join MetricStream's board of directors. Read More

Rdio’s Reshaped Desktop, Web and Mobile Apps Put the Focus on Free Radio
/ September 4, 2014 3:19 pm
Rdio’s Reshaped Desktop, Web and Mobile Apps Put the Focus on Free Radio

TechCrunch reports “Streaming music startup Rdio is overhauling its look across platforms, and adding more robust personalization features powered by its own growing in-house music intelligence data-science team.” Read More

Microsoft Launches Windows Phone’s Midriff with Three More Lumias
/ September 4, 2014 3:19 pm
Microsoft Launches Windows Phone’s Midriff with Three More Lumias

TechCrunch reports “Microsoft, now the proud owner of Nokia’s mobile making division, has unboxed a trio of new mid-tier Windows Phone handsets at its IFA press event taking place in Berlin today — including a slimline, photo-focused device it’s dubbing an “affordable flagship”. Aka the Lumia 830.” Read More

Gracenote Buys TV and Film Data Provider Baseline for $50 Million
/ September 4, 2014 3:19 pm
Gracenote Buys TV and Film Data Provider Baseline for $50 Million

TechCrunch reports “It looks like new Gracenote CEO John Batter is already making a mark on the company he only officially joined yesterday and today the company is announcing that it acquired Baseline, another provider of information about movies and TV shows, in a deal worth $50 million.” Read More

Twitter Taps HackerOne to Introduce Its Bug Bounty Program
/ September 4, 2014 3:19 pm
Twitter Taps HackerOne to Introduce Its Bug Bounty Program

TechCrunch reports “Following security breaches that have shook confidence in many online services, Twitter today announced the launch of its bug bounty program that will pay security researchers for responsibly reporting threats through HackerOne, a bug bounty program provider.” Read More

Fox Sports Go To Stream 101 NFL Games Online and On Tablets This Season
/ September 4, 2014 3:19 pm
Fox Sports Go To Stream 101 NFL Games Online and On Tablets This Season

TechCrunch reports “As more and more audiences are turning to their laptops, mobile phones and tablets to watch streams of their favorite sports teams, broadcasters are increasingly making those matches available on those devices. The latest is Fox Sports, which will stream 101 NFL games it has rights to this season.” Read More

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