Pat McGrath’s New Product Phantom 002 is Out in the Market

If you have already made your holiday shopping list, then it is the time to tweak it a bit as Pat McGrath’s Labs has launched its new beauty product Phantom 002 today on its website.

Phantom 002 is an 8 piece kit which is considered as a successor of Gold 001. Like other products of the family including Blue 002, Copper 002 and Gold 002, this product can also be used for a plethora of purposes. Read More

Infosys Infuses $3 Million in Whoop

Infosys, an Indian multinational IT and software engineering service provider has announced a $3 million funding in the Boston based Whoop which is into data recording and analysis of professional athletes and sporting teams. Read More

Alibaba Okays $266 Million Acquisition of South China Morning Post

Alibaba is all set to acquire the South China Morning Post and media assets of the group at a disclosed amount of $266 million. SCMP Group has cited the reason of sale as “uncertain future”, whereas Alibaba announced that this acquisition will help them unlock great value out of the business. Read More

Customer360 Acquired by US Based Interactive Intelligence

US based software firm Interactive Intelligence has picked up Indian based tech startup Customer360 at an undisclosed amount. This acquisition is in trend with the slew of acquisitions that the global market scenario is witnessing with Google, Microsoft and other leading the front. Read More

BlackBuck Raises $25 Million from Tiger Global and Yuri Milner

Indian based logistics marketplace BlackBuck was successfully able to raise $25 million in the latest rounding of Series B funding. Some of the investors that showed confidence in the company include Apoletto, Tiger Global and Yuri Milner.

Early this year, $5 million was pumped into the organization by Flipkart and Accel. The officials of BlackBuck confirmed that the fresh funding will be utilized for expansions, product buildings and team management. Read More

Flipgram Doubles the Flip Time; Create 60-Second Flips Now

Flipgram which started off as an app to create slide shows that can be shared across various services like Instagram, Facebook and others has now doubled its slide show timeline to a minute against 30 seconds earlier.

This has come as great news for Flipgram users who have now crossed the 30 million mark. The app has been constantly ranked in top 100 apps at the Google store. Read More

Swift Navigation Raises $11M For Piksi, the Low Cost GPS Receiver

Swift Navigation Inc. has recently raised $11 million in Series A funding  round lead by Eclipse Ventures. Other  investors include Lemnos Labs, Promus Ventures and New Enterprise Associates. Read More

Aquabit Spirals Raises $325,000 in a Seed Round

Aquabit Spirals, a Tokyo-based startup has announced 40 million yen (approximately $325,000) funding from K&P Partners in a seed round.

Launched in 2009, Aquabit Spirals has been developing O2O (offline to online) solutions using NFC (near field communication) technology. It showcased its Smart Plate in  Spring 2015 Season batch of the Orange Fab Asia incubation program. Read More

RealtyCompass the Real Estate Analytics Platform is Acquired by Quikr

Quikr, the online cross-category classified portal has reported the acquisition of RealtyCompass, a real-estate analytics platform, to enhance its offerings in the property space.

RealtyCompass provides builder ratings along with detailed project analysis to users as well as investors to help them make informed decisions. With this acquisition, Quikr will  enhance its services as it plans to develop the RealtyCompass platform by adding project approvals, social sentiment analysis and user credit score, among others. Read More

Facebook Launches Live Video Streaming Feature for iPhone Users in the US

Four months earlier, Facebook introduced live video streaming for celebrities and other high-profile users and now the test drive is expanding further to the regular users.

Initially, Facebook’s Live Video feature is now available for testing by “a small percentage” of U.S. iPhone users, as per official statement from the company. Read More