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Tech Daily with Petuum and Bigscreen
۱- Petuum, which is developing an industry-agnostic platform for artificial intelligence and machine learning, raises $93M led by SoftBank; targets enterprise with a drag-and-drop solution for implementing AI and ML with each client’s own data; no deep-knowledge engineering required; currently offers custom solutions; raised $108M to date.
۲- Location data platform Mapbox raises $164M Series C led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund; provides SDKs enabling developers to integrate location-based features including navigation and location search; raised $227M to date.
۳- Amazon is exploring car trunk and in-home deliveries, according to CNBC sources; the company reportedly is in talks with smart license plate maker Phrame, and is developing its own smart doorbell system that would enable delivery drivers to leave packages inside customers’ homes.
۴- Bigscreen, which provides an immersive collaboration platform for AR and VR, raises $11M Series A led by True Ventures; live streams from a user’s desktop PC so multiple users can view remotely; raised $14M to date.
۵- Google acquires AMP conversion platform Relay Media, reports TechCrunch; terms unknown; the firm provides tools to help web developers make website pages work on the AMP platform.
۶- China-based Airbnb rival Tujia raises $300M on a $1.5B valuation led by Ctrip.com and All-Stars Investment; the vacation rental platform offers more than 650k listings around the world; raised over $750M to date.
۷- Fintech firm Bill.com raises $100M led by JP Morgan and Temasek; the firm provides digital payments processing for enterprise customers; raised about $260M to date.
۸- AI-powered checkout firm Standard Cognition raises $5M from Charles River, Y Combinator, and others; the startup is developing image recognition technology that identifies items picked up by a customer; customers are automatically charged once they’ve left the store; raised about $5.1M to date.