Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) suppliers have started to build new iPads, according to sources with Bloomberg. Apple is working on boosting the sales of the iPad after seeing two straight quarters of declines.
EverString has announced that it has raised $12 million in Series A funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with participation from Sequoia Capital and IDG Ventures. EverString is known for helping companies identify and engage with potential customers. EverString plans to use the investment to expand its team and continue its rapid growth.
Around 9% of the active Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) user accounts are bots, according to a new filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Twitter revealed that in the three months ended June 30th, about 8.5% of its active accounts used third-party apps that may have posted regular updates without any action on the part of an actual person.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) recently opened its 100th Supercharger in North America, but now it has opened its 50th Supercharger in Europe.
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has acquired a local recommendation app Zofari, a company that uses machine learning and third-party sources to find matches for places that you may enjoy visiting. It is also known as a “Pandora for places.” The terms of the deal were undisclosed. Zofari’s four employees Nate Weinstein, Jason Kobilka, Shahzad Aziz, and Oliver Su will be joining Yahoo! Zofari’s mobile apps and web apps will continue to run as is.
Earlier this week, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky was interview by Stephen Colbert to talk about the company. One of the interest questions that Colbert asked was who are the institutions that are against Airbnb, he said that it is people that do not want to change the status quo.
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is testing out “Listen Now” ads with Beats Music, Spotify, and Rhapsody. When you search for the name of an artist, there will be a group of Google display ads together under the “Listen Now” label. The ads appear on desktop and mobile versions of Google.