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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Pay-per-mile auto insurance firm Metromile has raised $191.5M in 3 rounds since late 2014, will acquire Mosaic Insurance to start underwriting policies itself   —  The automotive industry is in flux with the rise of self-driving and electric cars, and the concept of car ownership altogether being thrown into question.
Sep 26, 2016, 7:30 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Salesforce, Google, Microsoft, Verizon are all eyeing up a Twitter bid   —  Twitter continues to inch its way to a sale process, and the latest developments come in the form of alleged bids from potential buyers.  Today CNBC is reporting, and we have also independently heard …
Sep 23, 2016, 10:40 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn unveils redesigned desktop site and launches LinkedIn Learning, an e-learning portal tailored to individuals, with Lynda.com content and 9K courses   —  LinkedIn, the social network for the working world that now has some 450 million members and is in the process of being acquired …
Sep 22, 2016, 2:30 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon's Etsy rival, Handmade, launches in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the UK   —  Amazon continues to try to turn the screws on its competition through its scale, and now it's the turn of Handmade, the e-commerce giant's marketplace for arts and crafts that competes most closely with Etsy.
Sep 22, 2016, 12:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Etsy buys Blackbird Technologies to bring AI to its search with all 10 team members joining the company   —  It's not just gigantic search engines that are looking to acquire tech and talent around emerging areas like speech recognition.  Even design and craft marketplaces can use …
Sep 20, 2016, 10:20 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Stripe offers Instant Payouts to all contractors after early rollouts at Lyft, Care.com, goPanache, to help marketplaces pay contractors more quickly   —  Stripe, the startup that competes against the likes of PayPal's Braintree and WePay to provide payment services to digital businesses …
Sep 19, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Oracle buys Palerra, a cloud security startup co-founded by Oracle alums Rohit Gupta and Ganesh Kirti, which had raised $25M   —  Oracle is kicking off a big customer confab in San Francisco this week, and to mark the event, it's announced an acquisition.  Oracle is buying Palerra …
Sep 18, 2016, 9:05 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Online payment firm PayU buys India's Citrus Pay for $130M in all cash deal; companies say it is the largest cash exit for a payments company in India   —  Hundreds of millions of dollars of investment have been put into commerce startups in the fast-growing market of India …
Sep 15, 2016, 2:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Digg raises Series C led by USA Today owner Gannett to boost its aggregation chops   —  As publishers of dead-tree newspapers continue to look for ways to pivot and profit from the massive consumer shift to digital platforms, one of the more storied of them is putting some money into an online icon to boost its position.
Sep 13, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Verizon acquires Sensity Systems to add LED light control to its IoT platform, ThingSpace; Sensity Systems had raised $75M from Cisco, GE, and others   —  While Verizon continues to work towards closing its acquisition of Yahoo to boost its media and consumer Internet business …
Sep 13, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context

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