Liz Gannes

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Web Operations Uniter Opbeat Raises $2.7M From Instagram’s Mike Krieger and Others

Opbeat, a new platform to help developers manage operations across GitHub, Amazon Web Services, Heroku and others, has raised $2.7 million in Series A funding. In private beta, the company’s supporters include Balderton Capital and Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger, who famously kept the photo app speedy and available through its fast growth, and is making his first investment.


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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