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Here’s a list of today’s tech funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share.

Sentient Technologies picks up $103.5M for massively distributed artificial intelligence

Sentient Technologies is aiming what it calls massively scalable artificial intelligence on huge problems of data analysis. Now the company will have a whole lot more capital to pursue that ambitious goal: It has raised a $103.5 million Series C funding round, led by Access Industries, bringing its total money raised to date to more than $143 million.

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Elance-oDesk scores $30M to help more freelancers work in their pajamas

Freelancers and the Internet are a perfect pair. Today, online workplace Elance-oDesk announced it has raised $30 million to help more freelancers work online. Last December, freelancer marketplaces Elance.com and oDesk merged but kept their separate brands. Elance CEO Fabio Rosati became head of the combined company, while oDesk CEO Gary Swart became a strategic advisor. Both sites focus on freelance jobs that can be conducted remotely, such as software programming, writing, customer service, administrative support, and marketing.

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YPlan grabs $24M

YPlan, a British company whose app aims to help people figure out their evening plans, has raised $24 million in new funding. The company has also laid off some of its staff, and is changing its business plan to become a self-service platform for event organizers to manage their own event listings. The funding came from Octopus Investments, Wellington Partners and General Catalyst.

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Everything But the House raises $13M

Everything But the House, an online real estate sale site, announced it has raised $13 million in new funding. The company raised the funding from Spark Capital, Greycroft Partners, and individual investors. Everything But the House plans to use the funds to expand to a total of 50 cities in the next 50 years.

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Muzik raises $10M for smart headphones, which will ship early December

The wearable technology creator Muzik is officially launching sales of its wireless “smart” headphones, as well as a new $10 million round of funding. The company has not disclosed who participated in the funding round and did not respond to requests for the information Tuesday. Muzik, which began operations in 2012, took a $700,000 seed round during 2013, again not disclosing the names of the (four) investors.

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Scripted raises $9M for its writing services, plans to launch copy-editing service next year

Journalists might be struggling to make money, but marketers are shelling out big bucks for written content. Scripted, a three-year old company, has built an entire business out of helping meet that demand, and today, it’s announcing that it has raised $9 million in new funding.

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Accounting SaaS Japan raises $8.7M

Accounting SaaS Japan, a five-year old Japanese company that provides cloud-based software for certified public accountants in Japan, announced it has raised $8.7M (¥1 billion). It raised the new funding from Fidelity Growth Partners Japan, Arbor Ventures, i Mercury Capital, and existing investor Mobile Internet Capital.

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Roomer grabs $5M to help you sell your nonrefundable hotel reservations

Canceling your vacation at the last minutes is awful — mostly because of the money you lose on your nonrefundable accommodations. But Roomer, a three-year old startup, has created a marketplace where travelers can buy and sell these hotel reservations, and today it announced that it has raised $5 million in new funding. It’s a StubHub for hotel reservations, if you will.

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Gamgee raises another $4M for voice-enabled patient engagement platform

Gamgee has a good idea. The market is crowded with companies with apps that try to make sure people follow their post-operation instructions from their doctor. But not many are trying to help patients do what they’re supposed to do before they have procedures done. That’s what Gamgee does, with a twist. The app focuses on establishing a speaking dialogue with the user. The company says it’s trying to “conversationalize” consumer health care information.

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Mobilize, a better alternative to Google Groups for community management, raises $1.2M

The days of creating clunky Google Groups to keep your organization’s members up-to-date might be over. Mobilize, a startup that wants to help community managers better keep in touch with their members, announced today that it’s raised $1.2 million.

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