Liz Gannes

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Life360 Gets $7M to Make Smart Home Products Aware When Families Are Home

Life360, an app maker that enables families to constantly share their location with each other, wants to make itself more useful. It has taken $7 million in funding from private equity group Duchossois (adding to a previously announced $10 million Series B round) to bring “family awareness” (a.k.a. discerning whether people are home or not) to smart devices like the Chamberlain garage-door opener and Brivo Labs locks.


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”