WhaleShark Media, which owns and runs a number of online coupon and deal sites, announced today it has raised $150 million from JP Morgan and Institutional Venture Partners.
The company facilitated $1.7 billion worth of sales in 2011. Its sites attract 300 million visitors annually.
WhaleShark Media sites have both Groupon-style deals and discount codes for websites.
Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox fully support Server Push, and Apple's Safari browser has beta support. Microsoft has promised it's coming to its Edge browser. More support will probably come with time.CloudFlare is what you'd call a "content delivery network," or CDN. Basically, when you visit a website using CloudFlare, it detects where you're at, and routes you to the closest server.
LeEco, the company partnered with the startup electric-car maker Faraday Future, is apparently in talks to scoop up a giant piece real estate from Yahoo, the Silicon Valley Business Journal reported. The land is about three miles from LeEco's newly-opened US headquarters in San Jose.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Some four months after electric-car company Faraday Future announced plans to build its first US manufacturing facility in Nevada, the ceremonial shovels have been driven into the ground. "Welcome home, Faraday. Welcome home," Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval declared as he took the stage at the construction site in North Las Vegas on Wednesday.
As a result of the company's review, which unearthed Laplanche's sale, Lending Club declined to give guidance on future results.Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche is stepping down from his position with the company after an internal review. Shortly after markets opened Monday morning shares of the company were down as much as 26%.
Yahoo CFO Ken Goldman reaffirmedthat the deal runs forever, stressing there's no expiration date.But a closer look at the actual terms of the deal shows the royalties could come to an end under certain conditions.
It would seem more and more each time Nokia reveals another acquisition that they got the better end of the deal when they sold their phones division to Microsoft. Today they've announced that they've made a deal with Withings to acquire their digital health products and apps business in its entirety.
the amount paid for the company beyond what is valued on the balance sheet, was $22 million — meaning the entire value that Yahoo overpaidfor the mystery company has been wiped out over the past year.The write off amount is small relative to Yahoo's overall business, which generated over $1 billion in revenue last quarter alone.
Sir John Hegarty is a British advertising veteran, having joined the industry in the 1960s and helping build brands such as Levi's and Audi with ads placed on what are now thought of as "traditional" media that are still instantly recognizable decades on. Almost everyone thinks they could easily be an advertising creative, but very few can actually build a successful career out of it.
"At this point in its development, Pivotal, a 3–year old company with strong financial and customer momentum, now has no long-term debt, strategic investors, and significant cash," says a Pivotal spokesperson.Indeed, alongside last week's funding announcement, Pivotal also announced that it had a $115 annual run rate, with the Pivotal Cloud Foundry product doing $200 million in annual bookings.
Good morning and happy Sunday. Generally most of you have tomorrow off of work, so get out to your local parade and support the birthday of the USA with your community. You can stay up extra late and sleep in tomorrow. Don’t forget to be safe and call for a car from Uber or Lyft if you had a couple of drinks.
A couple of cool deals for today are the $4.
Nicolas Dessaigne says that there are lots of reasons why developers crave the ability to build their own search tech."That information is critical to running a good business,"Dessaigne says.Furthermore, you can't exactly embed Google within a mobile app.
Ugh, welcome back to the work week. I hope you had a nice, safe and relaxing long weekend. At least there’s only four days in this short typical work week.
We’ve got a lot of new accessory deals to officially kick off July. If you have been waiting on chargers and accessories, now is your time to take advantage of some of these sweet deals our friends have hooked you up with.
Live-streaming video is a strong complement to the live nature of #TWTR and we're building on this with the NFL deal to stream 10 TNF games. — TwitterIR (@TwitterIR) April 26, 2016The actual financials are a mixed bad. It made less revenue ($594.5 million) this quarter than expected. In fact, it made more last quarter (Q4 2015) pulling in $710 million.
Web development is skill many people are looking to employ today. The web has evolved into our main goto for just about everything, with traditional print and TV media being pushed aside.
Toady’s AndroidGuys deal of the day is a complete course to learn all of the skills necessary to become a master at web development for just $19 .
If you're looking for a clear case for your iPhone 6s, Aukey has a one-day sale right now.Amazon One-Day Sale: Aukey iPhone 6s Clear Case for 80% Off at $5.99 is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
For all the buzz surrounding the rise of Chinese tech company LeEco, very little has been said about how the company and its intrepid leader, Jia Yueting, are financing their ambitious endeavors. LeEco is developing several different businesses at once — including smartphones, internet TVs, streaming content and, more recently, electric cars.
Less than an hour before Comcast announced its NBCUniversal division is buyingDreamWorks for $3.8 billion on Thursday, BTIG Research analyst Richard Greenfield had penned an open letter to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts explaining why he thinks the deal would be a "mistake." Greenfield thinks Roberts has "mouse envy" and wants to use DreamWorks to transform Comcast into Disney.
It’s so nice to have a long weekend coming up with the 4th of July coming up on Monday. I am sure many of you will be out at BBQs and parties, so please have fun and stay safe. If you’re going to be drinking, don’t forget to install UBER and/or Lyft ?to get a ride home safely.