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    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Crossing Automation Acquired By Brooks Automation
    Fremont-based Crossing Automation, a developer of automation tools for the semiconductor market, has been acquired by Massachusetts-based Brooks Automation. According to Brooks, the deal is worth $63M in cash. The company said that Crossing Automation had revenues of approximately $51M for the twelve months ended September 30, 2012.

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    Big Switch Networks Clicks Into $25M
    Palo Alto-based Big Switch Networks, a startup providing virtual infrastructure which lets customers define their networks using software, has raised $25M in a Series B funding, the company said today. The funding was led by Redpoint Ventures, and also included Goldman Sachs, More)(Full story)

    Report: Worldmate Acquired By Carlson Wagonlit Travel
    Mobile trip and travel planning app developer Worldmate, which is based in San Francisco, has been acquired by travel firm Carlson Wagonlit Travel, according to reports this morning. Details of the acquisition were not announced, however, TechCrunch pluts the deal at $20M. WorldMate was venture backed by Motorola Ven (More info...)

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    LocBox Unlocks $5.1M
    San Francisco-based LocBox, a developer of email marketing software for small businesses, has raised $5.1M in a Series A funding round, the firm said today. The round was led by InterWest Partners, and also included Google Ventures, Accel Partners, and 500 Startups. Other individual inv (More info...)

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    iSocket Raises $8M For Advertising Tools
    Burlingame-based iSocket has raised $8M in a Series A funding round, the firm said today. The round was led by Foundry Group, and also included Costanoa, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, SoftTech VC, Accelerator, Quest, and Blumberg Capital. iSocket's software tools are used by online publishers to manage premium display advertising on their web sites.

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    Glassdoor Gets $20M
    Sausalito-based Glassdoor, which operates an online service that lets people browse and anonymously provide information about salaries and benefits at companies, has raised $20M in a funding round, the firm said today. The firm said the new funding was led by DAG Ventures, and also included prior investors More)(Full story)

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