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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald