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Intel announces $250 million for autonomous driving tech

When Intel decided to take a crack at its first keynote at an automotive event, it swung for the fences. The company’s CEO, Brian Krzanich, took the stage at the Los Angeles Auto Show‘s Au

Chronocam secures $15M to power its ‘biological eye’ computer vision system

Not everything in our field of view at any given time is all that interesting; often, it’s only when something consistent changes that our eyes take notice. Paris-based Chronocam is looking to f

VR audio startup Dysonics closes Series A led by Intel Capital

If you had the chance to watch the second episode of the new season of Black Mirror, you won’t take much convincing when people tell you how important realistic 3D audio is to immersing you in a

Thalmic Labs teases new products with $120M raise from Amazon Alexa Fund and more

Waterloo’s Thalmic Labs has raised a new $120 million (U.S.) Series B round from investors including Intel Capital, The Amazon Alexa Fund and Fidelity Investments Canada. The fresh funding will

Panoply.io raises $7M Series A for its data analytics and warehousing platform

Panoply.io, a startup that wants to make setting up a data warehousing and analytics infrastructure as easy as spinning up an AWS server, today announced that it has raised a $7 million Series A round

Skully has crashed and burned

Last week TechCrunch came to you with the dramatic departure of AR helmet maker Skully’s CEO and co-founder Marcus Weller and now several sources from inside the company tell us the startup is

True Fit raises $25 million to find you comfortable shoes

If the shoe fits, keep it! That’s the goal of True Fit, which helps shoe and apparel businesses cut down on e-commerce returns.

Intel Capital invests additional funding in a buggy smart cup

Remember the time I tried out that Pryme Vessel smart cup to track my water intake and hydration? Remember how the Bluetooth connectivity was terrible, and I had to reset the cup several times a day

MariaDB Raises $9M More, Michael Howard Named New CEO, Monty Widenius CTO

Some more big news for the world of open source. MariaDB Corporation — the startup formerly known as SkySQL and building for-profit solutions on the SQL fork managed by the MariaDB foundation &

Suddenly Every Company Is Becoming A Venture Capitalist

It has often been said that every company is a software company or even a big data company, but as I attended the Intel Capital Global Summit last week, another thought occurred to me: every company

Audio-Beacon Startup LISNR Raises $10 Million Series B Round Led By Intel Capital

Smart tone startup LISNR just raised a $10 million series B round led by Intel Capital to further advance the product as “a true protocol to connect devices across a number of different vertical

Chargifi Raises $2.7M Led By Intel Capital To Power Wireless Charging Network

Like WiFi before it, could wireless charging be the next value-add for coffee shops and other public venues? One startup banking on that being the case is London-headquartered <a target="_blank" href=

Body Labs Raises $8 Million To Create Ultra-Realistic 3D Body Images

Body Labs, makers of technology that provides true-to-life 3D body models, is announcing the close of an $8 million round of Series A funding led by Intel Capital, with participation from FirstMark Ca

Intel Puts $22M In 10 Startups, With A Stake In FreedomPop To Launch A Rival To Google’s Project Fi

Intel Capital, the venture arm of the tech giant, today announced $22 million in new investments across 10 startups. The news was delivered at the company’s annual global summit, where it also s

what3words Gets $3.5M Led by Intel Capital To Simplify Location Sharing

Location-pinpointing platform what3words has closed a $3.5 million Series A funding round led by Intel Capital. It brings the total raised by the U.K. startup, which was only founded back in July 2013

Intel Invests $67M Into 8 Chinese Companies, Including Segway Owner Ninebot

Fresh off of a $60 million deal with Shanghai-based drone maker Yuneec, Intel is continuing to ramp up its investment in Chinese tech startups after the U.S. firm revealed that it has pumped $67 milli

Apperian Snares $12M As Mobile Applications Management Catches On

Apperian, a mobile applications management (MAM) firm from Boston, announced a $12 million round today led by Malaysia-based First Floor Capital. Bessemer Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield &a

Intel Capital’s Outgoing Head Honcho On His Career — and What’s Next

Last week, it was reported that after 34 years with Intel Corp., and 10 years as the head of its giant investing arm, Arvind Sodhani is leaving the company in January. Wendell Brooks, who recently jo

As Internal Threats Rise, Investors Back New Security Tech

Amid this steady drumbeat of technology breaches and security snafus, venture capitalists have spent roughly $6.5 billion on new technologies to combat this menace, according to CrunchBase data. The l

Indian Music And Movie Streaming Firm Hungama Is Raising $100 Million

The promise of mobile in India is attracting venture capital at a rate never seen before. The latest deal of note involves Hungama, a media company that provides music, videos and movies on mobile, de
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