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Twitter to cut about 300 jobs : Google acquires eye-tracking startup Eyefluence : Biometric security startup HYPR Corp raises $3M seed from RTP Ventures

Twitter to cut about 300 jobs – equal to 8% of its workforce, according to Bloomberg; suggests an announcement may come before an earnings report, due Thursday – Link

Update: TechCrunch cites undisclosed sources, suggesting layoffs will target sales teams – Link

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Google acquires eye-tracking startup Eyefluence; terms undisclosed; the California-based firm produces eye-interaction technology for use in AR and VR; raised $21.6M to date – Link

Eyefluence promo:

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Image recognition firm Clarifai raises $30M B led by Menlo Ventures with participation from Union Square Ventures and others; provides developer tools for understanding objects within photos; raised $40M to dateLink
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Biometric security startup HYPR Corp raises $3M seed from RTP Ventures, Boldstart Ventures and Mesh Ventures; provides tokenization tools for stored biometrics such as fingerprints and iris scans; raised $3.8M to dateLink

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