Everyone takes away something different from the massive three-day Launch festival, including chocolate robots, and an expanded network.
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A monster of a funding round-up that brings venture capital.
During a fireside chat, Yammer CEO David Sacks pledges to invest $1.25 million in Launch startups.
E-commerce retailer Jumia takes investment to fuel its growth into new African markets.
Ever wanted to know what the country's best chefs like to eat? Chefs Feed network of chef-recommended dishes continues to grow.
Zillabyte, Jawfish Games, Instaradio, and AdStage have 300,000 points, and the numbers are continuing to climb.
Editor's Pick The Grand Lighting of the Bay Lights Project takes place tonight, the culmination of a massive project that brings together art, technology, and the city of San Francisco.
Anaplan raises $30M for its cloud-based modeling and planning solutions for the enterprise.
March leaps off to a high-point funding start.
On stage at Launch, Chamath Palihapitiya confirms that he has raised $275+ million for the Social+Capital Partnership's latest fund.
At the Launch festival, a new crowdfunding app serves as a buzz barometer for what the 5,000-plus attendees think of the startups as they launch out of stealth mode.
Online retailer of electronics "bits and pieces" SparkFun sets off an a cross-country tour to bring hands-on electronics education into the classroom.
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft had a glitch this morning after taking off for the International Space Station, but all of the thruster pods are now back online.
A research team at Duke electronically linked the brains of a pair of rats to transmit sensory information and solve problems, across continents.
Twilio Fund Europe 2013 will invest in early-stage European startups that make creative use of Twilio's API.
Today's funding news includes nail polish, animated farm animals, and unmanned military vehicles.
Microsoft had six pieces of news come out today, including the Surface worldwide expansion, Yammer's new translation service, and getting slapped with regulatory fines from the EU.
Facebook purchased Atlas Solutions from Microsoft to help build out its own ad network and take on Google.
DARPA grants a Carnegie Mellon professor $6 million to develop software that protects unmanned vehicles from attack.
Koozoo's crowdsourced video network lets you see post and view footage of public places, so you never have to wait in line again.