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PerceptIn has raised $11 million to help robotic vacuums and self-driving cars see

PerceptIn’s been operating mostly behind the scenes since launching in March of last year. Even so, the company has managed to raise a decent chunk of change in its mission of helping improve roboti

Apple doubles down on wireless charging with its latest acquisition

Apple is doubling on wireless charging, the technology that debuted in this year’s iPhone 8 and iPhone X, after it scooped up New Zealand-based company PowerbyProxi in its latest piece of M&am

Quick-charging battery startup StoreDot gets $60M on $500M valuation led by Daimler

As we continue to see a proliferation of wireless connected devices make their way into the mainstream consumer electronics market, there has been growing attention on a key issue that will be central

Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network

It’s a question on a lot of entrepreneurs’ minds: will the virtual reality space need replica networks for everything? Will the unique input and interface needs of VR lead to there being 

Videogram Offers Broadcasters New Ways To Engage Viewers Beyond Just YouTube

Cinemacraft, the Japan-U.S. company that provides interactive online video technologies, has launched a series of news tools aimed at giving broadcasters and brands new ways to boost engagement on the

Bubl’s Spherical Video Camera Gets Samsung Backing

Canadian startup Bubl, maker of a 360-degree camera for capturing spherical panoramas, has closed a $3.5 million (CDN$4.6 million) seed round, led by Samsung Ventures and J-Tech Capital, with other un

Cinemacraft Raises $3.9M For Its Interactive Video Embed Technology

Cinemacraft, a Tokyo-headquartered startup that provides a more innovative alternative to the traditional video embed for publishers and content creators, has closed its $3.9 million Series A round to

Samsung Ventures Leads $17M Round In Lithium-Polymer Battery Maker Seeo

Seeo, a Hayward, California-based company that makes lithium polymer batteries, has closed a $17M round led by new investor Samsung Ventures, the investment arm of Samsung Group. Existing investors Kh

Content Recognition Tech Company Enswers Receives $2M From Samsung Ventures

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.enswers.net">Enswers</a>, a Seoul-based content recognition tech company that <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/03/25/enswers-america/">recently launched in

Samsung Moves In On Apple’s Turf As Construction Starts On Its New Silicon Valley Headquarters

Samsung will break ground on its <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nbbj.com/work/samsung-america-headquarters/">new U.S. headquarters in San Jose this week</a>. Designed by architecture firm <a tar

Intel Capital, Samsung Ventures, And Telefonica Digital Become Expect Labs’ Newest Strategic Investors

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.expectlabs.com">Expect Labs</a> has already received funding from the likes of Google Ventures and Greylock Partners, but the San Francisco-based startup (and <a hr

Samsung Invests In Cloudant, A CIA-Backed, YC Alum That Specializes In Database-As-A-Service Technologies

Samsung continues to make good on its commitment to investing in more startups that will help it build out its portfolio of services beyond hardware. Today the company <a target="_blank" href="http://

Samsung Ventures-Backed Maluuba Launches Its ‘Siri For Android’ In The U.K., Australia, And Ireland

Lots of third-party alternatives to Apple's Siri exist, and the promise of an AI-assisted 'personal assistant' has been the talk of futurists for what seems like an eternity (the tardy time keeping is

Mobeam Raises $4.9M For Light-Based Communications Technology

<a href="http://www.mobeam.com">Mobeam</a> this morning announced that it has raised $4.9 million in a Series A round of funding from Samsung Ventures, Mitsui, yet2Ventures and other unnamed investors