Funding Daily: Today’s tech funding news, in one place

Here’s a list of today’s tech funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share. Invoice2go gets $15M to compete more directly with Square and PayPal Since 2002, Invoice2go has provided small businesses with one tool—a simple way to create an invoice and send it to clients. Now, with… Continue reading Funding Daily: Today’s tech funding news, in one place

Firefox 44 Developer Edition arrives with visual editing and memory management tools

In addition to the stable release of Firefox 42, Mozilla also launched Firefox 44 Developer Edition, adding visual editing and memory management tools. Today’s release coincides with the one-year anniversary of what Mozilla calls “the first browser created specifically for developers.” Firefox Developer Edition sits between the Nightly and Beta channels. Firefox development starts with… Continue reading Firefox 44 Developer Edition arrives with visual editing and memory management tools

Livefyre’s Engagement Cloud helps brands create sites around user-generated content

Social content platform Livefyre has launched a product that consolidates all of its many services into a evolved suite. In doing so, it provides marketers the functionality necessary to easily manage user-generated content throughout a campaign’s lifecycle. Called the Livefyre Engagement Cloud, it helps brands discover the conversation, organize around it, and participate alongside the… Continue reading Livefyre’s Engagement Cloud helps brands create sites around user-generated content

Twitter replaces stars with hearts for favoriting Vines and tweets

The way you’ve “faved” (read: favorited) something on Twitter and its six-second video service Vine, is going to change starting today. The company has announced that it’s changing its star icon to a heart. The rationale: a star could be confusing for users, especially those who are just starting out on the service. The new… Continue reading Twitter replaces stars with hearts for favoriting Vines and tweets

Firefox 42 arrives with tracking protection, tab audio indicators, and background link opening on Android

Mozilla today launched Firefox 42 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. Notable additions to the browser include tracking protection, tab audio indicators, and background link opening on Android. Firefox 42 for the desktop is available for download now on Firefox.com, and all existing users should be able to upgrade to it automatically. As always, the… Continue reading Firefox 42 arrives with tracking protection, tab audio indicators, and background link opening on Android

Google starts to recommend third-party apps on the Apps Marketplace

Google is starting to suggest apps from third-party developers in its business-oriented Google Apps Marketplace. Google is starting off the new initiative, under the label Recommended for Google Apps for Work, with eight apps in five categories, according to a blog post on the news today: ProsperWorks (customer relationship management) SmartSheet (project management) RingCentral and… Continue reading Google starts to recommend third-party apps on the Apps Marketplace

Google launches Smart Reply prepackaged email responses for Inbox

Google today announced that it’s bolstering its Inbox email client with new short passages of text that you can use to easily respond to emails while out and about. The new Smart Reply feature will start rolling out later this week, and it will offer more useful responses based on which ones users select, Google… Continue reading Google launches Smart Reply prepackaged email responses for Inbox