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TechCrunch:
Filing: Snapchat raised $1.8B in Series F round; leaked deck reveals $59M revenue in 2015, 110M DAUs in December   —  Earlier this week, we reported that the messaging app startup Snapchat was raising more money.  Now we have more updates for you.  An SEC filing has been made today …
May 26, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Microsoft is laying off 1,850 to “streamline” its smartphone business, takes $950M charge   —  Following last week's news of Microsoft selling off its feature phone business for $350 million, today Microsoft turned its attention to smartphones: the company announced it would lay off 1,850 staff …
May 25, 2016, 6:00 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Multi-cloud security startup vArmour raises $41M more, led in part by Telstra   —  Cybercrime is a rising problem — expected to cost organizations between $500 billion and $2 trillion by 2019.  Now a startup that has built what it markets as an economical tool to fight cybercrime has raised some money to help it grow.
May 24, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Twilio ramps up mobile play with programmable SIMs for IoT and handsets with T-Mobile   —  Twilio stormed into the telecoms market several years ago with a set of services that turned core communications features once controlled by carriers, like text messages and phones numbers …
May 24, 2016, 1:15 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
VW invests $300M in Uber rival Gett in new ride-sharing partnership   —  The on-demand transportation service continues to heat up, and today the spotlight is shining on a New York startup whose business is based primarily in Europe.  Gett, a cab-hailing startup with operations across some 60 cities …
May 24, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
eBay buys Spain's Ticketbis for $165M to expand StubHub into Europe, Latin America, Asia   —  While EBay continues to build out its core marketplace for physical goods, it's also investing to expand its other businesses and brands, too.  Today the company announced that it has acquired Ticketbis …
May 24, 2016, 5:40 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google announces Duo, a one-on-one HD video-calling app, coming to iOS and Android later this summer   —  Some have criticised Google for falling behind when it comes to social networking and new communications services, but the company is how working hard to catch up.
May 18, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Android Pay Debuts in the UK, no need to unlock device when you tap for sales under £30   —  Ahead of Google's annualI/O event kicking off later today in Mountain View, the company is unveiling its latest developments for Android Pay.  The mobile wallet for Android-powered smartphones …
May 18, 2016, 6:15 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
BBC is working on a streaming service, plans to close or downscale a number of online properties like Food, News Mag, Travel, local news index   —  While the BBC is planning to take on Netflix by building its own “Britflix” on-demand video streaming service, on the news front …
May 17, 2016, 8:50 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
MCX postpones rollout of Apple Pay rival CurrentC, lays off 30, will focus on bank deals   —  As merchants like Walmart move aheadon their own mobile payment strategies, a consortium that once counted Walmart — along with a number of other big retailers and brands — behind it, has taken a step back.
May 16, 2016, 7:40 PMIn context

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