SocialSafe, a UK-based startup that creates an archive of users’ digital histories across Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other networks, has raised a $400,000 Series A round from a number of angel investors.
Confident in its legality, Aereo filed a brief today asking the Supreme Court to hear broadcasters’ case against it. “We are unwavering in our belief that Aereo’s technology falls squarely within the law,” said Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia in the statement. [Source: Verge]
According to a recently released report about Foxconn’s working conditions in its Chinese factories that build Apple products, the company has been making steady improvements. At the same time, the report says that Foxconn is having employees work well over the legal Chinese limit. [Source: MacRumors]
The British Court of Appeal has ruled that HTC may continue selling its One Mini phone. Earlier, the phone’s sales were halted due to a claim of patent infringement. HTC is not completely in the clear yet, though, as there will a full appeal hearing next year. [Source: Reuters]
Koru, a startup working to help recent college grads enter the workforce, has raised $4.35 million in funding. Maveron, Battery Ventures, First Round Capital, and Andreessen Horowitz participated in the round. [Source: GeekWire]
December 12, 2013
“Ala carte isn’t the answer… The bundle is still a great proposition for the consumer when you compare it to the a world of $5 lattes and cell phone bills.”
Yahoo has issued an update about its ongoing Yahoo Mail outages, saying it is actively working on the problem. Perhaps most jarring, however, is the fact that some messages sent between November 25 and December 9 may not be showing up in users’ inboxes. Uh oh! [Source: AllThingsD]