What you need to know - 04/25/11

CloudTalk introduces voice and text group messaging; iChange acquired by health site Herbalife

Technology trends and news by Ronny Kerr
April 25, 2011
Short URL: http://vator.tv/n/19a5

Amazon.com introduced “Author Interviews@Amazon,” the new author interview series that will be available in a new content destination called The Backstory.


Changyou.com Limited, a Chinese game developer, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 68.258% of the equity of Shenzhen 7Road Technology Co., Ltd. and its affiliates for $68.26 million.

CloudTalk, which is available on both iPhone and Android, lets you group text, post group (or individual) voice messages, share photos and videos, and organize your threads to keep track of different conversations.

Encoding.com, a video encoding service provider, raised a $2 million infusion from current investors, led by Metamorphic Ventures.

Nutrition and weight management company Herbalife International has acquired iChange, a nutrition and health network and former Vator Splash finalist. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Pixelpipe, a website for sharing media across many different outlets at once, raised $2.3 million, according to an SEC filing.

At AngelPad's recent Demo Day, Vator's Bambi Francisco interviewed Eghosa Omoigui, former-Intel-Capital-VC-turned-angel investor, who's in the process of closing a $11 million fund.

Today’s featured entrepreneur is Adel Zakout from across the pond in London.

Get your tickets, mark your calendars: Vator is hosting Venture Pivot, an evening single-track conference to be held on July 20th, at Cafe du Nord, in San Francisco.

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