Liz Gannes

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Interactive-Book Toolmaker Inkling Raises $16M

Inkling, which helps publishers make interactive books for the Web and iOS, has raised $16 million in Series C funding led by Sequoia Capital, just about exactly two years after it raised slightly more than that — $17 million — in Series B funding from the same investors. The San Francisco company said it has a deal to help bring 1,000 new academic and medical titles to the Inkling store from partners Elsevier and Pearson, and that it will soon add Android support.


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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