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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Source: Yahoo is paying $200M-$300M for Flurry   —  Yahoo Buys Mobile Analytics Firm Flurry For North Of $200M  —  Yahoo has made no secret of its ambitions and advances in mobile, earlier this month reporting 450 million monthly active users and search and display mobile ad revenues growing 100%.
Jul 21, 2014, 7:40 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
BlackBerry Names New COO, Marty Beard, ex-CEO Of Enterprise Cloud Startup LiveOps   —  On the heels of news that Apple would be significantly ramping up its mobile enterprise push in a partnership with IBM, BlackBerry is also looking to step up its game.  Today, the company announced that it is appointing a new COO, Marty Beard.
Jul 21, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Relcy Is Building A PageRank-Style Mobile App Search Engine With $9M From Khosla And Sequoia   —  As our connected world becomes more focused around mobile devices, we are increasingly app-centric, eschewing the wider mobile Internet in favor of individual, native programs that fulfill specific purposes.
Jul 18, 2014, 12:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
BlackBerry Shares Drop More Than 10% In Trading In Wake Of Apple/IBM Deal   —  The new partnership between IBM and Apple may be a wake up call for Google and companies building Android-based handsets and services targeting enterprise users.  But for BlackBerry, it may be more of an alarm bell.
Jul 16, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Facebook Pilots Free WiFi For Students' Homes In The Backyard Of Its NC Data Center   —  Just as the FCC has approved a plan to invest $2 billion into U.S. schools to improve WiFi, Facebook is taking a step to improve WiFi for students in their homes.  Today the company is announcing a pilot …
Jul 15, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LivingSocial Poaches eBay Exec Gautam Thakar To Be Its New CEO   —  LivingSocial is today announcing a new CEO and president, putting to rest a question mark that has hovered over the daily deals business for the last several months.  Gautam Thakar, an eBay executive who had been CEO …
Jul 15, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Comcast Acquired PowerCloud Systems, Gears Up For Smart Home Play   —  Update.  I have now confirmed that Comcast has indeed acquired PowerCloud Systems, a spinoff from PARC that developed hardware and software to monitor broadband usage in your home or office.
Jul 14, 2014, 12:15 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
German Cartel Office Says Google, Other Tech Giants Could Be Regulated Like Utilities: Report   —  Germany has not been the biggest fan of tech giants that it believes overreach their influence.  Now, a report claims that it is considering a new way to deal with them: regulating them like utilities.
Jul 14, 2014, 10:10 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon Goes After Box, Dropbox And Huddle, Launches Zocalo For Secure Enterprise Storage   —  E-Commerce giant Amazon has made huge competitive inroads into the cloud services market with Amazon Web Services, and today it's adding another feature that will put it into direct competition …
Jul 10, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
FreedomPop Brings Its Free Wireless Service To Europe, Sans Handsets   —  FreedomPop, the startup out of L.A. that has been going after U.S. carriers' wireless business with a “free” basic mobile offering, is now bringing a SIM-only version of its service to Europe and beyond.
Jul 10, 2014, 9:10 AMIn context

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