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Roku to Carry Local NBC News Channels in 8 Markets

SAN JOSE – Streaming platform Roku is partnering with NBCUniversal Local to bring several NBC local news channels to The Roku Channel. The channels are now available for users to access through The Roku Channel’s Live TV Guide. Through the partnership, NBCUniversal Local will bring local news channels from its NBC stations in major markets […]

Venture Capital

TaskHuman Lands $20 Million Series B

PALO ALTO — TaskHuman, which operates a digital coaching platform, has raised $20 million in Series B funding to help improve human well-being and productivity in a digital world. Madrona led the round, with participation from Impact Venture Capital, RingCentral Ventures, Sure Ventures, and USVP, alongside new investors Gaingels, PeopleTech Angels, Propel(x), and Zoom Ventures. […]

Google

Google Launches New Features for Chrome on iOS

Google has announced updates with the next release on Chrome on iOS, bringing five new features to iPhone and iPad users. 1. Stronger protection from phishing and malware Enhanced Safe Browsing can give you more proactive and tailored protections from phishing, malware and other web-based threats — and now we’re extending it to iOS. If you […]

Apple

Apple Releases July List of Free MLB Games

Apple and Major League Baseball (MLB) have released the July 2022 “Friday Night Baseball” schedule. Scheduled games continue to be available to watch for free, only on Apple TV+. “The 2022 season is off to a great start, and we’re proud to bring all baseball fans a new way to watch their favorite teams each […]

Venture Capital

Bardeen.ai Secures $15.3 Million Series A

SAN FRANCISCO — Bardeen.ai, a provider of “automation for all” tools, announced an oversubscribed $15.3 million Series A funding round led by global software investor Insight Partners, with participation from existing investors 468 Capital and FirstMark Capital and leading angel investors. The Series A follows Bardeen’s launch from stealth earlier this year with strong adoption and growth […]

Venture Capital

MyOme Rakes In $23 Million Series B

MENLO PARK — MyOme, a clinical whole genome platform analysis company,  has raised $23 million in an oversubscribed series B financing round led by Healthcare Venture Partners, bringing the total raised to over $36 million. MyOme plans to use the funds to begin commercialization of their clinical whole genome analysis platform technology and clinical reports to health systems. The […]

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Bitcoin Plunges Below $18,000

Bitcoin continues its steep decline dropping below the $18,000 mark on Saturday afternoon. The largest cryptocurrency was down over 12% in the past day according to Coinbase and is down 62% year-to-date. Unlike the stock market which trades primarily during business hours Monday thru Friday, Bitcoin trades round the clock, 365 days per year and […]

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PayPal Lets Users Transfer Crypto

In an untimely move, PayPal announced last week that users can now send crypto between accounts. Since then, Bitcoin has plunged by more than 30% and is now under $19,000 as of Saturday. PayPal said it now supports the native transfer of cryptocurrencies between PayPal and other wallets and exchanges. This feature has been consistently […]