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Bold Commerce, which offers tools for e-commerce including checkout, subscriptions, and more, raises $27M Series B led by OMERS Ventures (Douglas Soltys/BetaKit)

Douglas Soltys / BetaKit:Bold Commerce, which offers tools for e-commerce including checkout, subscriptions, and more, raises $27M Series B led by OMERS Ventures  —  Once known only as Shopify’s largest app developer, Winnipeg-based Bold Commerce is hoping a $35 million CAD ($27 million USD) Series B round will help …


19 January 2021 0

Forbes to launch a newsletter service that will let journalists start their own paid newsletters and split the revenue, while also getting a salary and benefits (Sara Fischer/Axios)

Sara Fischer / Axios:Forbes to launch a newsletter service that will let journalists start their own paid newsletters and split the revenue, while also getting a salary and benefits  —  Forbes is launching a newsletter platform that will allow journalists to launch their own paid newsletters and split the revenue …


19 January 2021 0

Multiverse, a UK startup that finds promising, diverse candidates to fill apprenticeship roles at organizations, raises $44M Series B led by General Catalyst (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:Multiverse, a UK startup that finds promising, diverse candidates to fill apprenticeship roles at organizations, raises $44M Series B led by General Catalyst  —  University education is getting more expensive, and at the moment it feels a bit like a petrie dish for infections …


19 January 2021 0

Quali, which offers tools to automate cloud management and deployment, raises $54M co-led by Greenfield Partners and JVP, bringing its total raised to ~$100M (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:Quali, which offers tools to automate cloud management and deployment, raises $54M co-led by Greenfield Partners and JVP, bringing its total raised to ~$100M  —  Quali, a company developing sandbox software for cloud and DevOps automation, today announced it has raised $54 million.


19 January 2021 0

China approves Cisco’s purchase of telecom equipment maker Acacia, but says they must fulfill contracts with Chinese clients and keep supplying certain products (Stephanie Yang/Wall Street Journal)

Stephanie Yang / Wall Street Journal:China approves Cisco’s purchase of telecom equipment maker Acacia, but says they must fulfill contracts with Chinese clients and keep supplying certain products  —  Conditional approval removes a regulatory barrier that nearly unraveled deal  —  China’s antitrust regulator approved Cisco …


19 January 2021 0

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 870 with a similar design to the 865 and 865 Plus, clocked at 3.2GHz, making it about 10% faster than the 865 (Chaim Gartenberg/The Verge)

Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 870 with a similar design to the 865 and 865 Plus, clocked at 3.2GHz, making it about 10% faster than the 865  —  A slightly faster refresh of last year’s Snapdragon flagship  —  Qualcomm has announced a new mobile phone processor: the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 …


19 January 2021 0

StackPulse, which offers tools for incident response automation, raises $20M Series A led by GGV (Taylor Soper/GeekWire)

Taylor Soper / GeekWire:StackPulse, which offers tools for incident response automation, raises $20M Series A led by GGV  —  As companies rely more heavily on cloud-based services, software outages can be much more painful and detrimental.  —  StackPulse wants to help.  The Portland, Ore.-based startup came …


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