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Inverse Garners Extra Readership by 700%, Raises $6 Million in Series A Funding

New Science, Culture and Tech Site Inverse Raises $6 Million And Increases Readership by 700%

By Pankaj Mondal - Sep 29, 2016 02:34 PM EDT

Inverse, a startup founded in 2015, grows its readers by 700% and raises $6 Million in series A Funding.

Smartron Phone launched at 350$: A Sneak Peak into the Specs

Smartron Phone launched at 350$: A Sneak Peak into the Specs

By Ajay Kadkol - May 23, 2016 01:50 PM EDT

Indian startup Smartron has launched its first smartphone in the country, the t.phone. The smartphone has been priced at Rs. 22,999, and will go on sale in early June via Gadgets 360 and the Smartront.store, with registrations already open. The company had launched its laptop-tablet hybrid, the Smartront.book (Review) in March.

Man Staying at Airbnb Room was Sexually Assaulted by Host and Company Refused to Help

Airbnb Losing Money and Asking for $1 Billion in New Funding

By Kamal Nayan - Jun 19, 2015 02:31 AM EDT

Airbnb, the short-term rental marketplace, is looking to raise another $1 billion in from investors, according to PrivCo a data provider on privately-held companies.

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Report: Apple Acquired a Search Startup In 2013

By Kamal Nayan - Apr 07, 2015 11:08 AM EDT

Apple has reportedly acquired a search startup Ottocat to beef up its 'Explore' feature in the App Store.

Dropbox

Dropbox To Open First Office In Israel After CloudOn Acquisition

By Kamal Nayan - Jan 23, 2015 01:27 AM EST

Dropbox has acquired Israeli mobile productivity startup CloudOn. The startup allows users to edit, create and share files from Microsoft Office and other online and reportedly has nine million registered users.

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Google Might Invest In Elon Musk's SpaceX

By Kamal Nayan - Jan 19, 2015 01:05 PM EST

Google might be ready to invest "very big" in Elon Musk founded SpaceX, according to a new report. The Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) is valued above $10 billion.

Smartwatch

This Startup Lets You Try Wearables Before Buying Them

By Kamal Nayan - Jan 12, 2015 11:21 PM EST

A startup called Lumoid lets you try five wearables for a week for $20, so that you can "try before you buy." The new service will ship to you the chosen gadgets for a week trial.

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Facebook Has Acquired a Video-Compression Startup

By Kamal Nayan - Jan 09, 2015 03:02 PM EST

Facebook has acquired a video-compression startup QuickFire Network. The startup provides technology aimed at speeding encoding of streaming video.

China smartphone maker Xiaomi apologizes for unauthorized data access

Xiaomi Is World's Most Valuable Startup, Raises $1.1 Billion

By Kamal Nayan - Dec 29, 2014 10:38 AM EST

Xiaomi, the largest smartphone maker in China, confirmed that it is raising $1.1 billion at a pre-money valuation of $45 billion. Rumors about a massive upcoming funding round has been floating around Xiaomi for the last few weeks.

Acompli

Microsoft Buys 8-Month Old Email Startup Acompli For More Than $200M

By Kamal Nayan - Dec 02, 2014 01:36 AM EST

Microsoft's quest to support all platforms with its software continues to be more evident with its latest acquisition of Acompli - a mobile email app startup. The Acompli team of around two dozen will be joining Microsoft as a part of $200 million+ deal.

Google Maps Will Tell You More About Your Destination With New Update

Google Buys 3D Graphics Startup drawElements

By Sarah Price - Jul 24, 2014 06:38 AM EDT

Google has snapped a 3D graphics firm drawElements in a deal worth more than $10 million.

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