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Sequoia-backed kids educational startupDuckDuckMooseis heading to Khan Academy, to add preschool learning to the non-profits digital education offerings. The startups 21 mobile apps aimed at children ages two and up are now available for free as a part of the move, which is not technically being considered an acquisition, due to the way the deal was funded.
In an effort to highlight its upcoming launch of more in-train Wi-Fi (not to be confused with in-train cricket attacks), the New York MTA, Transit Wireless, and publishing powerhouse Penguin Random House are getting together to release ebooks and articles timed to your commute. This project mirrors a product launched in London last year.
A personalized video channel for Apple TV, Rheo, has now closed on $2.3 million in seed funding, the company announced this week. It has also updated its application and expanded its content lineup, thanks to a new deal with Vimeo which brings the networks catalog of short videos, including its Staff Picks, short films, animations, music and more, to Rheos service.
Part of YCs Winter 2015 class, Instavest is a startup trying to turn investing an activity most of us are used to doing privately into a social activity. The sitelaunched about a year and a half ago with the goal of helping average retail investors learn from otherswho have more experience in investing and the stock market.
Mathias Biilmann a former CTO of a firm that built websites for small businesses says developers have gotten so used to using Github as a central workflow, they expect the entire rest of the developer experience to work the same way. The way that a front-enddeveloper would work would be to go into a server and change how things were structured, but then Git came in and became the basic way of operating, Biilmann, co-founder of Netlify, said.
Ad blocking software could cost digital publishers over US$27 billion by 2020, according to a new report by Juniper Research. Use of the software has been on the rise.