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Ben Silbermann / Pinterest Blog:
Pinterest hired women for 22% of its engineering roles in 2016, falling short of its 30% goal, and will lower its goal to 25% for 2017   —  Evan and I have always believed that building diverse teams is essential to building great products.  Diverse teams come with a broader set of experiences …
Dec 17, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon expands its Interesting Finds online gift shop, which is now on mobile, and adds human curation   —  Following its debut earlier this year, Amazon quietly launched a revamped and expanded version of Pinterest-like feature called “Interesting Finds,” which is also now available on mobile.
Nov 28, 2016, 11:25 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
After pivoting from app sales to app analytics and intelligence, Apptopia raises another seed round of $2.7M, led by Sound Ventures   —  Apptopia, a startup that began its life as a marketplace for reselling apps before morphing into the app intelligence provider that's now used by Google …
Nov 27, 2016, 7:00 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Pinterest launches an Explore section for trending topics and ideas; app now has native video player and auto-play videos in Explore section   —  Pinterest today is launching a new section of the app that is geared around surfacing trending and top ideas that'll get additional new content in front of users.
Nov 15, 2016, 1:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Pinterest rolls out “tried it” button, allowing users to catalogue and review Pins they try   —  Pinterest has historically been more an idea board - a place to dream about ideas you want to try or products you want to buy.  Today, however, the company is rolling out a new feature aimed …
Nov 10, 2016, 2:55 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Pinterest makes Instapaper's premium features free, previously $3/month; features include full text search on all articles, speed reading, text-to-speech, more   —  Nearly three months after being acquired by Pinterest, Instapaper is making some changes that will impact its users.
Nov 1, 2016, 12:33 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Clarifai raises $30M from Menlo Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Lux Capital, and others for its AI-based image and video search API   —  Matt Zeiler grew up in a Canadian farming community — but fast forward a few decades and he's now running a startup that's looking to bring the same kinds …
Oct 31, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Ad Age:
Sources: Pinterest building an Explore channel for publishers and brands to create multimedia posts, to test ad revenue potential with integrated video ad units   —  By Garett Sloane, George Slefo.  —  Pinterest is building a new media channel for publishers and brands to create videos and multimedia posts …
Oct 19, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Pinterest says it now has 150M MAUs, up from 100M in September 2015; 40% of new signups are men, and 75% are from outside the US   —  Pinterest revealed today that more than 150 million people use its visual bookmarking and ideas service, with more than 75 billion “ideas” shared.
Oct 13, 2016, 12:23 PMIn context
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
Pinterest names Twitter's former vice president of finance, Todd Morgenfeld, as its first CFO   —  The new CFO was Twitter's vice president of finance.  —  A senior finance executive at Twitter Inc. is joining Pinterest Inc. as its first chief financial officer, signaling the image-discovery site …
Oct 4, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context

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