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ThousandEyes has raised $5..5 million from Sequoia Capital and angel investors for a service that pinpoints application issues between the enterprise and cloud services. Tred, which hopes to provide a service that’s like “Uber for car test drives,” is finally launching its service to the public. ScribbleLive, from Toronto-based Scribble Media, was once nearly synonymous with the term "live blogging," but you'd be hard-pressed to find reference to that term on its site now. Travel portal TripAdvisor continues to push ahead with its mobile and social acquisitions: today the company announced that it has acquired GateGuru, a mobile app that provides real-time information on airports, weather, and flights. BIG DATA costs big bucks. Perhaps then, it should be no surprise to see ERN, the London-based startup that's planning to use Big Data to enable banks and merchants to create loyalty-based offers for cardholders, has announced that it’s raised more funding before actually managing to launch. Netflix has announced that it will begin operating in The Netherlands later this year, further expanding its European footprint. Video services provider Ooyala is setting up an R&D operations in Singapore, and is hiring researchers and data scientists for the facility. Teambox has added high-definition video conferencing, adding to a list of providers that are adding video to their collaboration platforms. Design-focused commerce company Fab has raised that round of funding we scooped a few months ago. Fab is announcing today that it has raised $150 million in the ﬁrst tranche of the company's Series D round of ﬁnancing. For pretty much as long as anyone can remember, a relationship triangle, or a "love triangle" if you will, has taken shape between companies and the PR firms that represent them and the press that covers them -- existing in some sort of recursive loop.