StudySoup raises $1.7M to help students buy and sell class notes

 San Francisco-based education startup StudySoup, which calls itself “a peer-to-peer learning marketplace,” announced it has raised $1.7 million in seed funding. The company works as an online study group where students can...

WhatsApp-Facebook data-sharing deal probed by UK privacy watchdog

 Well that was fast. Just one day after WhatsApp revealed a sea-change in its attitude to user data, by detailing plans to share the mobile numbers and last seen status of...

Kids app maker Duck Duck Moose joins Khan Academy

 Sequoia-backed kids educational startup Duck Duck Moose is heading to Khan Academy, to add preschool learning to the non-profit’s digital education offerings. The startup’s 21 mobile apps aimed at children ages two and up are...

India’s MobiKwik lands $40M from NASDAQ-listed payment firm Net1

 India-based mobile wallet startup MobiKwik has landed a $40 million strategic investment from Net1, a mobile payment firm specializing in solutions for the unbanked that has been listed on the NASDAQ...

How rival challenger bank Starling pranked Mondo on day new name Monzo was unveiled

 When I wrote “it’s game on” after Mondo became the last of the four British challenger banks to secure a banking license earlier this month, I didn’t think competitor Starling Bank would take...

Dice snags $6M to win more fans for its frustration-free ticketing platform

 London-based ticketing startup Dice, which sells mobile tickets without booking fees and with a current focus on millennials wanting to discover new bands to go see live, has closed a $6...

Dice snags $6M to win more fans for its frustration-free ticketing platform

 London-based ticketing startup Dice, which sells mobile tickets without booking fees and with a current focus on millennials wanting to discover new bands to go see live, has closed a $6...

Songkick raises new $15M round from Access Industries, expands US operations

 Songkick, which allows you to track the gigs of your favorite music artists and buy tickets to concerts, has raised a further $15 million in funding from Access Industries. Songkick says it...

MedEye medicine verification tech gets $5.6M to target new markets

 Dutch hardware startup Mint Solutions has closed a €5 million (~$5.6M) Series B funding round for its pill-scanning device, MedEye, which is designed to reduce bedside errors when patients are given...

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Google's Halloween Doodle Is An Addictive New Game You Can Play...

Use caution before visiting Google’s main page today. The company has unveiled a new Google Doodle in celebration of Halloween, and the game is so...