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Voice-Powered Education Company Bamboo Learning Raises $1.4 Million

GeekWire , FinSMEs

Bamboo Learning lands $1.4M from Amazon and others to expand voice tech in education

$1,400,000 Seed fund
EdSurge

Bamboo Learning Raises $1.4 Million to Build Voice-Powered Content for Alexa News

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Syntiant Receives CES 2020 Best of Innovation Award for Its NDP100 Processor

Android Police

Ecobee launches eco+ to help you further reduce your energy bill

The Verge , VentureBeat

Ecobee adds more smarts to its connected thermostats

Android Police

Today only: pick up an Ecobee thermostat at Best Buy and get a free Switch+ ($80 value)

The Washington Post

Rep. Martha Roby is second House GOP woman to decide not to seek reelection

CNET

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite developer Niantic acquires AR studio

The Verge

Ecobee’s new SmartThermostat is faster, sleeker, and a better Alexa speaker

$1,800,000 Seed fund
FinSMEs

Unruly Studios Raises $1.8M in Seed Funding

Android Police

Ecobee's first smart home camera allegedly leaks in photos

$40,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
VentureBeat , FinSMEs , BetaKit

Mojio raises $40 million to monetize connected car data

Fast Company

How tracking startups TrackR and Tile lost (and found) their way

VentureBeat

Adero, formerly TrackR, launches new smart tag system with proactive notifications

TechCrunch

Trackr rebrands to Adero, pivots to finding whereabouts of groups of items

TreeHugger.com

Yes in my backyard: Yves Behar and Plant Prefab introduce ADUs

$5,000,000 Venture capital (Series D)
FinSMEs , PE HUB

ParkWhiz Raises $5M in Equity Funding

VentureBeat , TechCrunch

Amazon Alexa Fund-backed ParkWhiz raises an additional $5 million

$25,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
FinSMEs , PE HUB , StartupWorld

AI Chip Company Syntiant Raises $25m in Series B Funding

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