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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
IFTTT recipes now embed directly on 3rd party apps like Ring, Roger and Lifx   —  IFTTT made a name for itself as a platform for people to easily build (or pick up pre-built) scripts to automate tasks in and between various apps — say, to turn on the air conditioner using your home's smart thermostat …
Aug 10, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Hadoop vendor MapR raises $50M round led by Future Fund, Australia's sovereign wealth fund   —  The use of Hadoop-based open source big-data technology continues to grow among enterprises, and today MapR Technologies, one of the bigger startups in the space, has announced another $50 million …
Aug 9, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Dutch recruiter Randstad buys job hunting portal Monster for $429M; site to keep brand and continue to operate as separate entity, was once valued at $5.5B   —  Yet one more significant piece of M&A in the online recruitment industry.  Today Randstad Holdings, an Amsterdam-based human resources …
Aug 9, 2016, 4:10 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google buys Orbitera, a platform for buying and selling cloud-based software; source says Google paid $100M+   —  Google today announced another acquisition that will help the company improve how it competes against Amazon's AWS, Salesforce and Microsoft in the area of enterprise services …
Aug 8, 2016, 3:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Technology Crossover Ventures closed $2.5B fund, TCV IX, for growth-stage investments   —  Technology Crossover Ventures, the VC firm that has backed the likes of Facebook, Spotify, LinkedIn, WorldRemit and Zillow, as well as more recent nascent investments, has closed a fund …
Aug 8, 2016, 1:50 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Food startup Deliveroo raises $275M as Uber eats into its European market   —  Deliveroo, the on-demand food delivery startup in Europe, has raised another $275 million in funding, a Series E investment that we have heard from sources values the company at around $1 billion.
Aug 5, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Dashlane and Google unveil OpenYOLO, an open-source API for apps to securely access passwords stored in password managers   —  Password management is one of the key defenses — or key weaknesses — when it comes to protecting your data and identity online, and today Dashlane …
Aug 4, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
VIPKID raises $100M Series C from Jack Ma's Yunfeng, Sequoia, and others for its platform helping to link Chinese kids with native speakers to learn English   —  As interest and investment continue to pour into the online education market, startups building platforms with a lot of traction are reaping the rewards.
Aug 4, 2016, 9:50 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Penn National Gaming buys social gambling startup Rocket Games for $60M in cash and up to $110M in earn-outs   —  While social games company Zynga's push into real-money gambling may have had some hiccups, a group of alums who built a startup dedicated specifically to the genre have sold their company for up to $170 million.
Aug 3, 2016, 8:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn launches new app for influencers to share Q&A videos limited to 30 seconds   —  LinkedIn, the social platform for people to network and look for work that's getting acquired by Microsoft for $26 billion, is taking the wraps off a new feature that it hopes will get more of its 433 …
Aug 2, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context

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