Nutanix raises $140 million in funding

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Nutanix, a web-scale converged infrastructure company, has raised $140 million in Series E funding with a valuation of over $2 billion. Nutanix has raised a total of $312 million. Nutanix will be using the funding to invest in sales, research/development, and customer support.

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This glitch in Madden 15 makes players go flying

There’s a bug in the Madden 15 video game where players are randomly being thrown around. Madden 15 was released earlier this week. Above is a video of what the glitch looks like.

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Report: Snapchat now has a $10 billion valuation

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Snapchat has reportedly received $20 million in funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. This round of funding is reportedly giving Snapchat a $10 billion valuation. Several weeks ago, there were rumors that Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba was interested in putting money into Snapchat. Snapchat reportedly turned down $3 billion from Facebook.

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) is reportedly launching a 12.9-inch iPad

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According to Bloomberg, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is reportedly preparing a 12.9-inch iPad, which will be launching early next year. Bloomberg’s sources said that Apple has been working with suppliers for the past year on it and it will begin production as soon as Q1 2015.
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Job listing website ZipRecruiter raises $63 million

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ZipRecruiter is a job listing website based in Santa Monica that makes tasks easier for recruiters that has raised $63 million in funding. ZipRecruiter users can simultaneously post job listings to 50 different websites like Monster, Indeed, and Craigslist.

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Google Inc (GOOG) buys visual effects company Zync

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Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has acquired a visual effects cloud company called Zync. Zync worked on movies like Star Trek and Looper. The terms of the deal were undisclosed.

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iPhone case company Otter Products reportedly looking for a buyer

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Otter Products, the company that is known for making protective cases for mobile devices, is potentially looking for a buyer. The asking price is reportedly more than $2.5 billion including debt, according to sources with Reuters. Founded in 1998, Otter Products has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs to handle the sale. There are several private equity companies that are interested in Otter Products. According to Moody’s Investors Services, Otter Products had pro forma sales of around $925 million last year.

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HP is recalling 6 laptop power cords

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Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) is recalling 6 million power cords due to fire risks. HP is setting up the recall voluntarily and it includes chargers that come with HP and Compaq laptops and charging stations that were sold between September 2010 and June 2012. The recall only affects the power cord — specifically the portion that attaches the brick to the wall. The cables were responsible for 29 minor burns and property damage.

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