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  • Crunch Report | Google and Tencent ink patent agreement

    Google inks a patent deal with Tencent, Tile lays off 30 people and Apple hires the tech team from Silicon Valley Data Science (SVDS). All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Tile lays off dozens after a disappointing holiday

    Tile lays off dozens after a disappointing holiday

    Tile, one of the best known item-tracking gadgets out there, has laid off some 30 people and reportedly froze the potential hires of another 10, TechCrunch has learned. This comes less than a year after the company raised a $25 million B round last May. The layoffs are reportedly due to disappointing sales over the holidays. Read More

  • Lost-item finder Tile will work with Bose headphones and other new partners

    Lost-item finder Tile will work with Bose headphones and other new partners

    Lost-item finder Tile announced today that it will soon be able to locate your Bose headphones. Starting in late spring 2018, Bose will become one of Tile’s biggest new partners, as it will begin to sell its Bose SoundSport Wireless and QuietControl 30 headphones with Tile’s technology embedded inside. Existing devices will receive the new feature as a firmware update – the… Read More

  • Tile’s new lost item trackers have double the range, better looks

    Tile’s new lost item trackers have double the range, better looks

    On the heels of a $25 million funding round, connected device maker Tile is today rolling out a more premium line of lost item trackers, with the launch of its Tile Pro series. The line today includes two new devices, a dark slate-and-graphite Tile Sport and a white-and-gold Tile Style. Beyond their more fashionable look, these Pro trackers include upgraded internals, allowing the devices to… Read More

  • Lost item finder Tile grabs another $25 million in funding

    Lost item finder Tile grabs another $25 million in funding

    Tile, the company that makes connected devices in order to track items when they go missing, today announced it has raised a Series B-1 round of new funding, led by Bessemer Venture Partners. In addition, Tile noted it has now hit two major milestones for its business: $100 million in revenue in 2016, and 10 million total units sold. Read More

  • Tile introduces a thinner, lighter version of its Bluetooth tracker, Tile Mate

    Tile introduces a thinner, lighter version of its Bluetooth tracker, Tile Mate

    Tile, the Bluetooth-connected lost item finder which recently rolled out a newer, thinner version of its flagship product called the Tile Slim, is out this morning with its latest, an update to the original Tile, now called Tile Mate. While still bulkier than the Tile Slim, the new Tile Mate is now 25 percent smaller than the original version, and comes with a hole that allows it to clip… Read More

  • Tile’s lost-item finder will now fit in your wallet

    Tile’s lost-item finder will now fit in your wallet

    The popular, Bluetooth-connected lost item finder Tile is today introducing a new product dubbed “Tile Slim” that’s designed to be kept in your wallet, so you can find it if it ever goes missing. The device – which the company claims is the world’s thinnest Bluetooth tracker – finally makes it possible to use Tile with not only your wallet without the bulk… Read More

  • Tile raises $18 million to make personal belongings easy to find

    Tile raises $18 million to make personal belongings easy to find

    To help people find lost, stolen or misplaced personal effects with the proverbial touch of a button, a startup called Tile has raised $18 million in a Series B funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. For the unfamiliar, Tile makes square, waterproof tags that employ Bluetooth low-energy radio and GPS technology to find objects they’re attached to, like wallets, keychains, purses… Read More