Lora Kolodny covers startups and venture capital for CNBC.com in San Francisco. Previously she was an editor at TechCrunch, a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, and a contributor to The New York Times. She is a graduate of Williams College. Reach her on Twitter @lorakolodny.
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Facebook Watch will let users discover videos outside of their own feed more easily and let them follow favorite content creators.
Nextdoor jumped into the real estate advertising market this week, joining newcomer Facebook.
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The start-up Gladly has raised $36 million to make over customer service for a post-Twitter, post-SMS generation.
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Old-guard venture firm Kleiner Perkins just poached Mamoon Hamid, the co-founder of Social Capital, as general partner.
Apple needs world-class mapping tech to become a leader in augmented reality and autonomous systems.
Booster delivers gas to your car while you're parked at work. Conversion Capital led a $20 million investment in Booster to help it expand across the U.S.