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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Pinterest expects $500M+ in revenue this year, a jump of at least 67% over last year's $300M   —  The visual discovery site is on the path to an IPO.  —  Pinterest may finally be growing into its $11 billion valuation.  —  Pinterest, which makes all of its money from advertising …
Mar 21, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Pinterest opens up beta of its Lens visual search tool to all Android and iOS users in US   —  Pinterest is today launching its new Lens visual search tool to everyone on iOS and Android in the U.S.  —  First unveiled last June, the new Lens feature lets users snap a photo with their mobile camera …
Mar 10, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Pinterest acquires Q&A service Jelly, which pivoted and unpivoted over its 4-year life, and whose co-founder Biz Stone is a Pinterest angel investor   —  Jelly rolls  —  Pinterest said today that it has acquired Jelly, a bad 4-year-old search engine, for an undisclosed sum.
Mar 8, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
Biz Stone / AskJelly.com News:
Big News—Pinterest Acquires Jelly!   —  Ben Finkel and I co-founded Jelly four years ago to create a human powered search engine.  We've accomplished that with our tiny little team—despite a pivot and an un-pivot.  Askjelly.com works as we dreamed it would.  We're proud of the work, and we're proud of our team.
Mar 8, 2017, 2:07 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Pinterest updates its browser extension to let users search for products using any image, without having to visit Pinterest's homepage   —  See something you like?  This new browser extension can help you find it.  —  If you find an item you like online — an article of clothing or a piece of furniture …
Mar 7, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Pinterest forms Labs research group under chief scientist Jure Leskovec, which comprises of existing employees but will eventually include fulltime researchers   —  Pinterest today is announcing the formation of Pinterest Labs, a new research unit under the leadership of the startup's chief scientist, Jure Leskovec.
Mar 1, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
How Pinterest built Lens, its search tool for identifying real-world objects before suggesting related items, using GPU-powered deep learning and more   —  Sometime around 2013 and 2014, deep learning was going through a revolution that required pretty much everyone to reset their expectations …
Feb 23, 2017, 5:05 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Pinterest debuts Lens in beta, a search tool which identifies real-world objects and suggests related products   —  New, more visual search  —  Pinterest today introduced Lens, a new visual search tool that uses machine vision to detect objects in the real world and suggest related items on the service.
Feb 8, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Ginny Marvin / Marketing Land:
Pinterest introduces Search ads with Keyword and Shopping campaigns; Barilla, eBay, Garnier, and Target are among the brands testing the new ads   —  The new offerings should help Pinterest scale its advertising efforts.  —  Pinterest introduced its anticipated Search Ads product on Wednesday.
Feb 1, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
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

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