To make its video streaming selection less sucktastic, Amazon has just sealed a deal with NBCUniversal to bring a bevy of new movies to the Amazon Prime Instant Video arsenal.
Cohuman, creator of a task management and team collaboration system and former Vator Splash finalist, has been acquired. The buyer has not yet been identified and terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed.
Crowdtap, the network for brand influencer communities, secured $7 million in Series A funding led by Foundry Group, with participation from GSA Venture Partners and Mr Youth.
Facebook is “in talks” to let developers sell virtual goods through its platform on mobile devices. Specifically, Facebook aims to give developers this ability via mobile Web browsers, like Safari on the iPhone, not through apps.
Education software company Kno found that a full quarter of college students surveyed said that they would give up sex if it meant never having to carry around another textbook again.
In this interview, Venky Harinarayan talks about Walmart's social strategy through @Walmart Labs, and why Walmart purchased his company Kosmix. In other words, he answers the question: What was the core technology Walmart was after.
Daily deals and online shopping site Snapdeal.com raised $40 million in Series B funding from Bessemer Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors Nexus Venture Partners and IndoUS Venture Partners.
Totango, provider of a real-time customer usage analysis platform for SaaS applications, secured $3.8 million in Series A financing led by Pitango Venture Capital which joined existing investor Gemini.
Military daily deals site TroopSwap.com raised $925K in funding from prominent angel investors.
Visual Revenue, provider of predictive analytics for online media, secured $512K in funding led by Lerer Ventures, SV Angel, Kima Ventures and NYC Seed and joined by 10 individual angel investors.