Kelly Liyakasa / AdExchanger:
Ooyala, recently acquired by Telstra, buys UK based video ad tech company Videoplaza — Telstra Subsidiary Ooyala Agrees To Acquire Video SSP Videoplaza — The turf war for programmatic video technologies wages on. — Video distribution and analytics platform Ooyala …
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
AlphaPoint Raises $1.35 Million to Build Intel for Bitcoin — AlphaPoint has raised $1.35m in new funding to expand its line of digital currency exchange solutions while bringing its products to new international markets. — The funding round included VC firms Ben Franklin Technology Partners …
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Tim Cook, in his own words, on why the iPad has a bright future — Apple's iPad business was the lone drag in its otherwise strong earnings report today. iPad sales last quarter dropped 13% from the previous year, to 12.3 million, their third straight quarter of decline.
Rene Ritchie / iMore:
Apple clarifies Spotlight Search data and location sharing, says information shared is minimal — Yosemite, iOS 8, Spotlight, and Privacy: What you need to know — A story made the rounds earlier today calling into question the new Spotlight Suggestions feature in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.
Barb Darrow / Gigaom:
OpenStack vendor Mirantis raises $100M in series B, aims for 2016 IPO — Mirantis hopes massive $100M round will pave the road to IPO-ville — Mirantis' goal: Keep building its OpenStack customer base and boost consistency to prep for an IPO as early as 2016.