Forte Nabs $725 Million in New Financing

SAN FRANCISCO — Forte, a provider of blockchain solutions for game publishers, has secured an additional $725 million in financing, closing its Series B. The Series B was led by Sea Capital and Kora Management with additional support and funding from game and media publishers including Animoca Brands, Big Bets (Huuuge Games), Overwolf, Playstudios, Warner […]


Quantumscape Acquires Buildings for San Jose Campus

SAN JOSE — QuantumScape Corporation, maker of lithium batteries for electric vehicles, is building a new QS Campus – the future hub of its upcoming manufacturing activities – after securing a new set of buildings in San Jose. The new campus comprises the current site of QS-0, QuantumScape’s pre-pilot production line, and the adjacent three […]


Instacart Adds Deal Tab, Dollar Store Hub to App

SAN FRANCISCO — Instacart, the leading online grocery delivery service in North America, has added a number of new features to the Instacart App that are designed to make online grocery shopping more affordable. From a Deals Tab and exclusive savings for Express members, to a new reduced cost and free delivery option and new […]


ViacomCBS Expands Partnership With Twitter

ViacomCBS has announced a new, multi-year global agreement with Twitter to deliver premium digital content around ViacomCBS’ biggest live events, hit shows and iconic franchises from the company’s portfolio of TV brands, including BET, CBS Television Network, CBS News, CBS Sports, Channel 5, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, Network 10, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network and Telefe. Financial […]

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KB Home Building New Townhomes in Gilroy

GILROY — KB Home has announced the grand opening of Ascent, a new, townhome-style condominium community in the highly desirable Glen Loma Ranch master plan. Ascent is situated in the foothills of Gilroy, just off US-101 and about 30 miles south of San Jose, providing access to Silicon Valley’s major employment centers. The new community […]


eBay Launches Refurbished Section With Top Brands

SAN JOSE — eBay, one of the world’s largest online marketplaces, has introduced eBay Refurbished, a new destination for like-new products. Shoppers can discover refurbished items from brands like Apple, Samsung and Dyson, all backed with a one- or two-year warranty. Through this new offering, the deeply discounted inventory is sourced directly from premium brands […]


NVIDIA to Provide Startups Access to VC Funding

NVIDIA says it will help its 9,000+ members of NVIDIA Inception with a better chance to get venture capital funding. The company is introducing a new program benefit to connect these startups with a rapidly growing community of 200 VCs and investors. The NVIDIA Inception VC Alliance will open new paths for startups to engage, create […]


Doordash to Deliver Goods From Dollar General

SAN FRANCISCO — Dollar General has announced a delivery partnership with DoorDash to offer on-demand delivery of household essential items, including food, snacks, cleaning supplies, and more, at everyday low prices customers trust Dollar General to provide. Shares in Doordash are up 23% this week following the Dollar General announcement and also the company’s $8 […]