YouTube announced a plan to provide hundreds of content channels including WWE, Machinima and others as the site begins to build more lean back experiences.
Hulu has signed an agreement with the C to stream same season episodes of Gossip Girl and other shows.
SecondMarket recorded $167M worth of transactions in Q3, up 49% q/q. 63% of these transactions are consummated by high net worth individuals.
HP announced the company would not spin out its PC division.
SoundCloud, a social music service, reached 8M users, up from 3M in February.
IBM has named Virginia Rometty as CEO, the first female in the company’s history.
MoPub launched a real-time bidding mobile ad exchange.
ABI research reports Android app downloads run rate are now larger in aggregate than iOS downloads.
13M smart phone owners use mobile banking, roughly 1/3 of all smart phone owners in the US, according to Comscore.
Conde Nast’s mobile subscriptions revenue has grown 268% since the launch of Apple’s Newsstand, a magazine specific reading experience that is part of iOS5. The New York Times reported 700% w/w growth, reaching 189,000 weekly registrations.
The Consumer Electronics Association found in a study of 1700 people who 18% of smart phone owners have personal health record software on their mobile phones and 32% would be willing to consult a doctor online. Additionally, 40% are interested in vital sign monitoring systems.
Sony will buy out Ericsson’s stake in the Sony Ericsson JV for $1.5B.
Amazon reported revenues of $10.9B (+44% y/y) with electronics growth (59%) out pacing books growth (24%).
HomeAway announced a 37% increase in q/q revenues reaching $61.1M and posted a loss of $4.1M due to one time charges.
Baidu announced $655M in revenue (+85.1% y/y) and net income of $295M (+80%).
Nintendo reported a terrible quarter as a result of strong competition from mobile gaming. Revenues fell to $2.8B from $4.8B in 2010.
EA also is suffering. The company reported a loss of $340M on $715M in sales (+13% y/y).
Apple acquired C3 Technologies, maker of maps processing technology. Apple is thought to be building a competitor to Google Maps.
Gilt Groupe has acquired beleaguered deals company BuyWithMe.
|Hyperink||Hyperink develops publishes eBooks.||1.2||Y Combinator; LaunchCapital LLC; Andreessen Horowitz; SV Angel; Lerer Ventures|
|Codecademy||Codeacademy manages a web site for teaching computer programming.||2.5||Union Square Ventures; O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, LLC; Founder Collective; SV Angel; Collaborative Fund; Thrive Capital; The Social+Capital Partnership; CrunchFund|
|Sincerely, Inc.||Sincerely is a market place for easily sending post cards||3.0||Charles River Ventures; Spark Capital; First Round Capital; SV Angel|
|Subtext Media, Inc.||Subtext operates a social network embedded into books.||3.0||Mayfield Fund; New Enterprise Associates; Omidyar Network; Google Ventures|
|OptiMine Software LLC||OptiMine Software LLC provides software for advertising optimization.||3.6||Hummer Winblad Venture Partners; Calumet Venture Fund|
|Tonian Systems||Tonian Systems develops software in the enterprise infrastructure and virtualization space.||5.0||Charles River Ventures; Cedar Fund|
|Sociable Labs||Sociable Labs produces plug-ins that allow e-commerce sites to capture the value of their social networks of consumers.||7.0||Battery Ventures; Javelin Venture Partners|
|In-image ad network GumGum||GumGum operates an image ad network.||7.0||New Enterprise Associates; First Round Capital|
|4INFO, Inc.||4INFO, Inc., a text message advertising network, provides SMS publishing and advertising services to mobile phones users in the United States.||14.0||Draper Fisher Jurvetson; Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI); U.S. Venture Partners; Vulcan Capital; Mitsui & Co. Global Investment Ltd.; Mezzanine Capital Partners|
|Zaarly, Inc.||Zaarly, Inc. offers a proximity based, real-time buyer powered market application.||14.1||CMEA Capital; Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers; A&I Ventures; Sands Capital Management, LLC; Venture51; CrunchFund|
|Tradeshift Network Ltd.||Tradeshift Network Ltd. provides Web-based invoicing solutions for business networks to send, receive, and manage e-invoices.||17.0||ruNet Holdings Limited; Notion Capital Partners LLP; Kite Ventures|
|Nutanix, Inc.||Nutanix, Inc. builds high performance virtualization components.||25.0||Blumberg Capital; Lightspeed Venture Partners; Khosla Ventures|
|Klout, Inc.||Klout, Inc. measures influence on topics across the social Web.||30.0||Institutional Venture Partners; Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers|
|Snip.it||Snip.it offers a social bookmarking service which helps saving collections of links.||–||Charles River Ventures; Khosla Ventures; True Ventures; SV Angel|