Funding & Acquisitions Newswire: January 6, 2014

Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:

Social

Pinterest purchases image recognition company to improve search (via CNET)

Devices/Gadgets

Panono Spherical Camera Passes $1M On Indiegogo To Turn Panorama Photography Into A Ball Game (via TechCrunch)

OnTheGo raises cash to bring gesture recognition to smart glasses (via GeekWire)

Finance

Mobile Money Transfer Service Remitly Closes $5.5 Million Series A (via TechCrunch)

Content/Music

Social Music Streamer Whyd Raises $700,000, Exits Private Beta (via hypebot.com)

Mobile

Apple Acquires Rapid-Fire Camera App Developer SnappyLabs [Update: Confirmed] (via TechCrunch)

Content/Video

Video Syndication Startup Vidible Raises $3.35M Round Led By Greycroft (via TechCrunch)

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