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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

Question-and-Answer Site Quora Raises $80 Million in Third Round
/ April 10, 2014 2:35 pm
Question-and-Answer Site Quora Raises $80 Million in Third Round

Quora, the Silicon Valley-based question-and-answer site that recently counted President Obama as its first "verified" user, has raised $80 million in its third round of funding at a valuation of around $900 million, according to TechCrunch. Tiger Global Management led the round, which also included participation from previous backers Benchmark, Matrix Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners and Peter Thiel. Read More

Crittercism Raises $30 Million to Monitor Apps
/ April 10, 2014 2:32 pm
Crittercism Raises $30 Million to Monitor Apps

VentureBeat reports that Crittercism has raised $30 million in its recent round of funding. The funding round was led by Scale Venture Partners with participation from InterWest Partners, Accenture, and VMware. Crittercism is the first mobile application performance management (APM) that provides both service monitoring and error monitoring solutions. Read More

Mindie Integrates Direct Video Messaging
/ April 10, 2014 2:29 pm
Mindie Integrates Direct Video Messaging

TechCrunch reports that music video app Mindie has introduced version 2.0 of its app in the App Store, which integrates a number of new features including a private messaging feature. Other features includes the ability to incorporate text on your videos, share on Instagram and more. Read More

Dropbox Introduces Carousel, Aiming To Be Go-To Storage App
/ April 10, 2014 2:26 pm
Dropbox Introduces Carousel, Aiming To Be Go-To Storage App

TechCrunch reports that Dropbox has launched a new application called Carousel, a video and photo archive sharing platform that the company expects will become the go-to place for people to store and access their digital photos. Read More

GTA V Take Top Position at European Game Awards
/ April 10, 2014 2:24 pm
GTA V Take Top Position at European Game Awards

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Grand Theft Auto V was named Best Game at the European Game Awards, where Rockstar also won prizes for Best Sound and Best Action Game. GTA V was the best-selling game of 2013, and one of the most critically acclaimed. Read More

Nintendo Introduces the New Super Smash Bros
/ April 10, 2014 2:20 pm
Nintendo Introduces the New Super Smash Bros

YahooTech reports that Nintendo announced that its highly anticipated next-gen installment of Super Smash Bros. will be released on the 3DS and the Wii U this summer. Read More

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