Good morning! It’s a gorgeous, warm day here in New York City. Hope all is well where you are. Let’s tackle the news:
1. Google paid $US555 million to acquire Dropcam, a company that video records your home for security. Dropcam will be a part of the Nest group at Google.
6. At Amazon’s smartphone event, Jeff Bezos had lunch with Amazon customers.
He autographed an iPhone and wrote a funny note on it.
7. Cloud storage company Box is in talks to raise some more money from PE firm TPG before it IPOs. Box has a healthy burn rate, so it needs the cash. It’s supposedly going to IPO soon.
9. Here’s the inside story of “Yo”. A “stupid” app that went from being rejected by Apple to being in the top 5 free rankings.