Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 800:

Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
FanDuel raises $275M round led by KKR, source says at a valuation well over $1B   —  FanDuel Raises $275 Million, Births Unicorn  —  FanDuel, one of the two major players in the budding daily fantasy sports industry, has raised $275 million in new venture funding.
Jul 14, 2015, 10:35 AMIn context
Orr Hirschauge / Wall Street Journal:
Google's Waze to test carpooling service in Israel; drivers limited to 2 rides a day, can charge for gas, car wear and tear, but not generate profit   —  Google Pilots Carpooling Service for Commuters in Israel  —  Google Inc. has thrown its hat into the hotly contested ride-sharing ring …
Jul 6, 2015, 9:05 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Messenger hits 1B downloads on Google play, joining Facebook and WhatsApp, and Google's Gmail, YouTube, Search, and Maps   —  Facebook Messenger On Android Hits 1...Billion...Downloads  —  Only two companies have apps with over 1 billion Google Play downloads, and the other is Google.
Jun 10, 2015, 4:10 AMIn context
Tom Maxwell / 9to5Google:
Chrome for Android goes almost ‘entirely open source’   —  Launched in September 2008, Google's Chrome browser is now dominant in its share of the desktop web browser market, with approximately 1 in 4 Internet users interfacing with the web using the browser.
May 24, 2015, 1:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
UK Chancellor confirms new “Google tax” on diverted profits will come into effect April 1, pledges £600M to improve broadband   —  UK Chancellor Says “Google Tax” On Diverted Profits Will Come Into Effect Next Month  —  UK Chancellor George Osborne today confirmed that a new tax dubbed the …
Mar 18, 2015, 1:53 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google Helpouts service shutting down on April 20; history available for download until November 1   —  Google Is Shutting Down Google Helpouts, Its Expert Video Chat Service  —  Updated: Google is shutting down its Google Helpouts service on April 20, 2015, the service's website has now been updated to reflect.
Feb 13, 2015, 12:15 PMIn context
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Google confirms it put $900M into SpaceX's $1B round   —  Google's SpaceX deal cost it $900 million.  —  It's been three weeks since SpaceX confirmed its $1 billion funding round led by Google and Fidelity.  At the time, SpaceX said, “Google and Fidelity will collectively own just under 10% of the company.”
Feb 10, 2015, 6:20 PMIn context
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Pebble has now sold over 1 million smartwatches; new hardware and software are planned for this year   —  New hardware and software are planned for this year  —  While Google and Apple have been getting the lion's share of attention for smartwatches lately, indie darling Pebble …
Feb 2, 2015, 12:00 PMIn context
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Google misses in Q4 2014 with $14.48B revenue, $6.88 EPS on slowing ad revenue growth   —  Updated 1:45 p.m. Pacific with new details from Google's earnings call.  —  Google reported its fourth-quarter earnings today, with GAAP EPS of $6.88 on revenue of $14.48 billion (minus traffic acquisition costs).
Jan 29, 2015, 4:20 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
SpaceX confirms $1B funding round, with participation from Google and Fidelity   —  SpaceX Raises $1 Billion In New Funding From Google And Fidelity  —  SpaceX, the space exploration startup helmed by ex-PayPal founder Elon Musk, has confirmed that it has raised $1 billion in new funding …
Jan 20, 2015, 4:50 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
‘Nomadic’ Internet opens up future of possibilities for Kenya  —  TV white spaces technology brings affordable Internet access, transforming a rural town.
Zoho:
Infographic: The Secret Sauce to Embedded Works' Phenomenal Sales & Marketing Success.  —  “Running my company's sales & marketing function for the past 9 years on, Zoho has been an amazing experience.
Whitepages:
Insurance and the Shift Towards API Automation and Cloud-Based Platforms  —  Similar to what has been seen in banking and e-commerce, the insurance industry is changing at a rapid rate.
Igloo:
Your business hub: why corporate calendar sharing is a good idea  —  Calendars can do much more than ensure you're on time for meetings.  They can be a central location for project and event materials and knowledge …