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Doordash Dasher App Suffers Outage

Doordash, the nation’s leading food delivery service, experienced problems with its Dasher app for drivers Wednesday evening. The Dasher app had problems for nearly two hours with drivers (also known as dashers) unable to access or receive orders. The problems happened after 5 pm Eastern Time but seemed to have been resolved a few hours […]

Apple News

Apple Sues Israeli Spyware Company

CUPERTINO — Apple has filed a lawsuit against Israeli spyware company NSO Group and its parent company to hold it accountable for the surveillance and targeting of Apple users. The complaint provides new information on how NSO Group infected victims’ devices with its Pegasus spyware. To prevent further abuse and harm to its users, Apple […]

Venture Capital

Tiger Global, Sequoia Lead $15 Million Series A in Cortex

SAN FRANCISCO — Cortex announced it has raised $15 million in Series A funding co-led by Tiger Global and Sequoia Capital. The funding round also includes technology investors, founders, and business leaders participating, including Silicon Valley angel, Gokul Rajaram; co-founder and CEO of Front, Mathilde Collin; and CEO of Snyk, Peter McKay. Cortex’s service catalog is the […]

Venture Capital

FTV Capital Leads $130 Million Series C in Luma Health

SAN FRANCISCO — Luma Health, a leading patient engagement platform, has announced a $130 million Series C funding round led by FTV Capital, a sector-focused growth equity investment firm, with participation from existing investors. This latest round brings Luma Health’s total funding raised to $160 million. Luna Health reports 2x growth year over year since the company’s […]

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Malala to Teach MasterClass on Creating Change

SAN FRANCISCO –– MasterClass, a streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, \announced that the world’s youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate and award-winning author and activist Malala Yousafzai will teach a class on creating change. With powerful stories from her personal journey of becoming an activist, Malala will […]

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Instacart Launches First Brand Advertising Campaign

SAN FRANCISCO — Instacart, the leading online grocery service in North America, has unveiled the company’s first integrated brand advertising campaign – “How Homemade is Made” – inviting people to share love through food and celebrate the moments that only happen at home. In the campaign, Instacart spotlights the power of meals to bring people […]

Apple

New Disney Game Coming to Apple Arcade in December

Apple is adding “Disney Melee Mania” from Mighty Bear Games to its gaming subscription service, Apple Arcade, next month. Players will join forces in rumble-ready teams featuring iconic and fan-favorite Disney and Pixar characters, who will duke it out in a dazzling, never-before-seen virtual arena. From Wreck-It Ralph, Elsa, and Mickey Mouse to Frozone, Moana, […]

Venture Capital

Vercel Secures $150 Million Series D

SAN FRANCISCO — Vercel, a platform to develop, preview and ship websites, from single static pages to apps with billions of dynamic pages, and creator of Next.js, the leading React and JavaScript framework for frontend web development, has secured $150 million in Series D funding at a $2.5 billion valuation. The round was led by GGV […]

Venture Capital

Bitrise Rakes in $60 Million Series C

SAN FRANCISCO — Bitrise, a Mobile DevOps company that works with more than 6,000 mobile organizations to get apps to market faster and smarter, has closed a $60 million Series C funding round. The round was led by New York-based private equity and venture capital firm Insight Partners, and was joined by existing investors including Partech, Open […]

Venture Capital

Netomi Scores $30 Million Series B

SAN MATEO — Netomi, developer of an AI-first customer service platform, has secured $30 million in Series B funding led by WndrCo, the investment firm co-founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg. Existing investors Eldridge and Fin Venture Capital also participated in the round, bringing the company’s total funding to date to $52 million. “Customer service is going […]