Honest Co., Jessica Alba’s E-Commerce Startup, Has Raised A $70M Series C
Colleen Taylor, techcrunch.com
Honest Co., an e-commerce startup co-founded by actress Jessica Alba that makes and sells eco-friendly personal care products, has raised $70 million in a series C funding round, the company announced yesterday.The new round was led by funds…

Honest Co., Jessica Alba’s E-Commerce Startup, Has Raised A $70M Series C
Colleen Taylor, techcrunch.com

Honest Co., an e-commerce startup co-founded by actress Jessica Alba that makes and sells eco-friendly personal care products, has raised $70 million in a series C funding round, the company announced yesterday.

The new round was led by funds…

Google buys Instagram-analyzing mobile app startup Jetpac
Derrick Harris, gigaom.com
Google has purchased Jetpac, a startup that launched in 2012 and analyzes Instagram photos to build what it calls City Guides for travelers — stuff like which bars have the most women (or men), or which beaches have the best views. According to th…

Google buys Instagram-analyzing mobile app startup Jetpac
Derrick Harris, gigaom.com

Google has purchased Jetpac, a startup that launched in 2012 and analyzes Instagram photos to build what it calls City Guides for travelers — stuff like which bars have the most women (or men), or which beaches have the best views. According to th…

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Airbnb closes $475 million funding round
BY BENJAMIN SNYDER, fortune.com
The online room rental service service raised $475 million, according regulatory filing.Online room rental service Airbnb laid rumors of its latest funding round to rest in a regulatory filing Friday that shows the company recently raised anoth…

Airbnb closes $475 million funding round
BY BENJAMIN SNYDER, fortune.com

The online room rental service service raised $475 million, according regulatory filing.

Online room rental service Airbnb laid rumors of its latest funding round to rest in a regulatory filing Friday that shows the company recently raised anoth…

You Can Now Donate to Wikipedia in Bitcoin
Noah Rayman, time.com
"We accept 13 different payment methods enabling donations from nearly every country in the world, and today, we’re adding one more."The Wiki­me­dia Foun­da­tion, the non-profit respon­si­ble for Wikipedia, said Wednes­day that it will accept…

You Can Now Donate to Wikipedia in Bitcoin
Noah Rayman, time.com

"We accept 13 different payment methods enabling donations from nearly every country in the world, and today, we’re adding one more."

The Wiki­me­dia Foun­da­tion, the non-profit respon­si­ble for Wikipedia, said Wednes­day that it will accept…

Why $10 billion isn’t a crazy valuation for Snapchat—and may turn out to be a bargain
Dan Frommer, qz.com
Snapchat is rais­ing a new round of fund­ing that could value the com­pa­ny at $10 bil­lion, Bloomberg reports, cit­ing sources. This is a sig­nif­i­cant increase in the­o­ret­i­cal value, since Snapchat report­ed­ly turned down a $3-billion buy­o…

Why $10 billion isn’t a crazy valuation for Snapchat—and may turn out to be a bargain
Dan Frommer, qz.com

Snapchat is rais­ing a new round of fund­ing that could value the com­pa­ny at $10 bil­lion, Bloomberg reports, cit­ing sources. This is a sig­nif­i­cant increase in the­o­ret­i­cal value, since Snapchat report­ed­ly turned down a $3-billion buy­o…

BitTorrent releases its privacy-focused chat app Bleep as a closed pre-alpha for Windows
Nick Summers, thenextweb.com
Fol­low­ing inter­nal alpha test­ing, Bit­Tor­rent is offer­ing its new server-less mes­sag­ing app as a closed pre-alpha for Win­dows 7 and Win­dows 8.For­mer­ly referred to as Bit­Tor­rent Chat, the com­pa­ny has announced its offi­cial name …

BitTorrent releases its privacy-focused chat app Bleep as a closed pre-alpha for Windows
Nick Summers, thenextweb.com

Fol­low­ing inter­nal alpha test­ing, Bit­Tor­rent is offer­ing its new server-less mes­sag­ing app as a closed pre-alpha for Win­dows 7 and Win­dows 8.

For­mer­ly referred to as Bit­Tor­rent Chat, the com­pa­ny has announced its offi­cial name …

Yelp Now Lets You Add Video to Reviews
Paul Sawers, thenextweb.com
While the move isn’t exact­ly sur­pris­ing, Yelp has announced that it is now open­ing its mobile apps to user-generated videos to help cre­ate more engag­ing, visu­al reviews.The fea­ture is already live in its iPhone app, and the com­pa­ny sa…

Yelp Now Lets You Add Video to Reviews
Paul Sawers, thenextweb.com

While the move isn’t exact­ly sur­pris­ing, Yelp has announced that it is now open­ing its mobile apps to user-generated videos to help cre­ate more engag­ing, visu­al reviews.

The fea­ture is already live in its iPhone app, and the com­pa­ny sa…

Hilton Hotels soon to turn your smartphone into room keys
Edgar Cervantes, androidauthority.com
Hilton Hotels are look­ing to pio­neer the use of smart­phones as a replace­ment to plas­tic (or metal) keys. Hilton World­wide Hold­ings is, report­ed­ly, to announce the tran­si­tion this week. This would put the hotel chain above the…

Hilton Hotels soon to turn your smartphone into room keys
Edgar Cervantes, androidauthority.com

Hilton Hotels are look­ing to pio­neer the use of smart­phones as a replace­ment to plas­tic (or metal) keys. Hilton World­wide Hold­ings is, report­ed­ly, to announce the tran­si­tion this week. This would put the hotel chain above the…

Is responsive design killing mobile?
Cezar Kolodziej, Iris Mobile, venturebeat.com
GUEST POSTPic­ture your­self at a work event. What are you wear­ing? What are you talk­ing about? How loud are you talk­ing? If you indulge at all, how much have you had to drink? Now pic­ture your­self on a week­end trip with a group of…

Is responsive design killing mobile?
Cezar Kolodziej, Iris Mobile, venturebeat.com

GUEST POST

Pic­ture your­self at a work event. What are you wear­ing? What are you talk­ing about? How loud are you talk­ing? If you indulge at all, how much have you had to drink? Now pic­ture your­self on a week­end trip with a group of…