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Playraven Raises $2.3 Million in Seed Investment
/ January 22, 2014 4:59 pm
Playraven Raises $2.3 Million in Seed Investment

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Helsinki studio PlayRaven has raised $2.3 million in its seed round of funding from London Venture Partners, Creandum, Jari Ovaskainen and other private investors. "The number of tablets and smartphones now exceeds the total number of television sets on the planet," said Lasse Seppänen, CEO of Helsinki Studio. Read More

Docker Grabs $15 Million to Help Developers Build Apps
/ January 22, 2014 4:57 pm
Docker Grabs $15 Million to Help Developers Build Apps

TechCrunch reports that Docker has raised $15 million in its Series B round of funding. The funding round was led by Greylock Partners with participation from Insight Venture Partners and existing investors Trinity Ventures and Benchmark Capital. Yahoo Co-Founder Jerry Yang also participated in the funding round. Docker is an open-source project to allow the build of portable, lightweight, self-sufficient containers from any application. Read More

Future Sony Smartphone to Offer 4K Video Recording Capabilities
/ January 22, 2014 4:53 pm
Future Sony Smartphone to Offer 4K Video Recording Capabilities

VentureBeat reports that Sony’s next mobile phone will allows users to record 4K video. After introducing 4K video cameras, 4K TVs, and 4K content this year, Sony is likely to introduce a smartphone with a 4K video recording feature. Read More

iBook Textbooks Now Available in 51 Countries
/ January 22, 2014 4:50 pm
iBook Textbooks Now Available in 51 Countries

VentureBeat reports that iBook Textbooks are now available for purchase in 51 countries worldwide. This move is a part of Apple’s global educational push for the worldwide expansion of its educational content. iBook offers interactive content including videos and animations. Instead of just a digital copy, these textbooks present interactive textbook content on the iPad. Read More

Amazon Considering Launch of Online TV Service
/ January 22, 2014 4:47 pm
Amazon Considering Launch of Online TV Service

VentureBeat reports that online retail king, Amazon, is considering launching its own online TV service as a challenge to satellite and cable television service providers. Rumor has it that Amazon approached three major media companies to include their channels in its new streaming video service. Read More

Fon Grabs $14 Million to Boost Sharing of Wi-Fi
/ January 21, 2014 5:22 pm
Fon Grabs $14 Million to Boost Sharing of Wi-Fi

VentureBeat reports that Fon has raised $14 million in its recent round of funding from Qualcomm Ventures. Fon is a global WiFi network that provides free access to millions of people at Fon hotspots worldwide. Read More

Inventus Capital Raises $106 Million to Invest in Digital Services
/ January 21, 2014 5:20 pm
Inventus Capital Raises $106 Million to Invest in Digital Services

VentureBeat reports that Inventus Capital Partners has raised $106 million in its recent round of funding from partners that include Unbxd, Espresso Logic, PolicyBazaar and eDreams. Inventus focuses on digital service startups, with a specific interest in software as a service, media and consumer internet, mobile technology and technology enabled services. The company will use the funding amount to fund more 20 to 25 startups. Read More

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