Personalized home page provider, Netvibes announced Monday that users are now able to arrange widgets on their home page in a variety of new ways to improve their page's design, instead of using the current, simple arrangement options. Each widget also features a new view mode, which allows them to decide how each is displayed. Users can choose among a carousel view, ticker display, magazine layout, or a headline view.
Search start-up Kosmix announced Tuesday that it had raised $20 million in a funding round led by Time Warner.
Among the funding round's participants was former Motorola CEO Ed Zander, who will serve as an adviser to the company. The round, which also included existing investors Accel Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Dag Ventures, brings the Mountain View, Calif.-based company's total funding to $55 million.
The company also announced the beta launch of its search site, which presents specialized topic-centric search results in a "dashboard-style page."
"The site offers a 360-degree view of any … Read more