News Brief

The location-sharing startup Glympse, which helps people tell friends and family where they are and where they’re going, raised $12 million in funding from UMC Capital, Verizon Ventures and existing investors Ignition Partners, Menlo Ventures and Naya Ventures. Glympse has integrations with many carmakers (BMW, MINI, Ford, GM, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes, Volkswagen, Volvo), wearables makers, phones, navigation devices and even airplanes.