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PhotoMath Brings Its Awesome Math Equation Solving App To Android

 PhotoMath is a nifty little app. You point your phone camera at a math equation, and it will give you the answer and show you all the steps to solve this particular equation. Following its huge success in the App Store, the app is coming to Andro…Read More…Such news will be interesting, first of all, for readers of educational and scientific forums, whose target audience is students and young scientists who often face complex mathematical problems and equations. Such applications change the entire education system because they simplify many routine and incomprehensible processes. The developers of this application are also planning the next project, where in one click you can find a highly qualified author from whom you can buy a descriptive essay and get a quick result.

  • By Romain Dillet

Zillow’s Home Price Estimates Now Reflect Edits Immediately

 Zillow now makes it easier for homeowners to edit facts about their homes and have those changes immediately reflected in its price estimates. Zillow’s so-called Zestimates are one of the key features of its service. For every house in the U.S., Zillow will try to estimate its current value. Currently, that’s about 100 million homes,…Read More…

  • By Frederic Lardinois
  • Posted in Software
  • Also tagged real estate, , Zillow

Grofers, An On-Demand Delivery Service For Indian Cities, Raises $10M From Sequoia And Tiger Global

 An Indian startup called Grofers wants to help local shops take advantage of the e-commerce boom by not only providing them with a mobile platform for their inventory, but also facilitating on-demand delivery within 90 minutes. The startup just g…Read More…

Citymaps Raises $6M As Its Mapping App Goes Global

 Mapping startup Citymaps today announced a new $6 million funding round. The company’s app, which was previously available on iOS, also launched on Android, and it expanded its previously US-centric coverage to 80 million points of interest across the world. So why would you need another mapping app? Co-founder and President Aaron Rudenstine came by…Read More…

3D Robotics Raises $50M To Develop Mobile-Enhanced Drones

Berkeley, CA-based 3D Robotics has raised $50 million in a Series C funding led by smartphone industry giant Qualcomm. The two companies plan to work together to combine 3D Robotics’ drones with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors, which power sensors, wireless communication, and cameras. “By working with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., we can bring advanced computing to the…Read More…

  • By Bernadette Tansey
  • Posted in economics
  • Also tagged 3D Robotics, Chris Anderson, Deals, drones, Entrepreneurship, faa, federal aviation administration, Financing, funding, , innovation, Internet, , IT, Jordi Munoz, , National blog main, qualcomm, San Diego blog main, San Francisco, San Francisco blog main,

YC-Backed Booktrope Rethinks Book Publishing

 If you’re a writer, you’ve probably heard horror stories about the publishing industry — books that are rejected by publisher after publisher, books that sit in submission piles for years, books that are published but basically disappear without publisher support. At the same time, self-publishing has its risks for authors, too. You could end up…Read More…

  • By Anthony Ha
  • Posted in Software
  • Also tagged Booktrope, Katherine Sears,

Hiring SaaS Platform Workable Raises Another $5M

Workable has secured $5 million in additional funding from its existing investors, including Greylock Israel (which has since become 83North) and Greece-based seed investors Openfund. Workable enables smaller companies to post to multiple jobs boards, …Read More…

PR Analytics Startup TrendKite Raises Another $5M

 Erik Huddleston joined PR analytics startup TrendKite as its new CEO back in the middle of 2014, and he told me the company’s been growing quickly since. There’s been triple-digit revenue growth “not just quarter-over-quarter, but almost month-over-month,” and headcount has gone from six employees to 35. Read MoreRead More…

  • By Anthony Ha

Boston Meetup. Tonight. Be There.

 Dear Boston, TechCrunch has arrived. And even through all the snow, I can honestly say that you folks are looking wicked smaht this year. Read MoreRead More…

  • By Jordan Crook

Twenty20 Raises $8M, Launches Crowdsourced Photo-Licensing Service

 Twenty20, the startup formerly known as Instacanvas, today announced that it has raised an $8 million Series A round led by Canaan Partners. With this funding round, Twenty20 has also finalized its transformation from printing service for Instagr…Read More…

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