Liz Gannes

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Airtime Raises $25M, Brings in Early Hulu Team by Acquiring Their Start-Up, Erly

Airtime, the soon-to-launch video start-up from the co-founders of Napster, has raised $25 million in Series B funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and including Andreessen Horowitz, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, and the Social + Capital Partnership, as first reported by TechCrunch and confirmed by the company. Airtime also acquired Erly, the young, KP-backed event-photo-sharing start-up created by the early Hulu product team.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus