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Catherine Shu / TechCrunch:
Chinese Search Engine Baidu Confirms Strategic Investment In Uber, May Add Ride Requests   —  It's official: Chinese Internet giant Baidu has confirmed that it is Uber's latest investor, as TechCrunch reported last week.  —  The companies did not disclose the amount of the investment.
Dec 17, 2014, 8:25 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Messaging App Line's Payment Service Begins Rolling Out To Users Worldwide   —  Line prematurely announced the introduction of its chat app payment feature earlier this month, but now it has begun rolling out to its 500 million-plus registered users.  —  The Japanese company announced …
Dec 16, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Dots Spins Out Of Betaworks With $10M Series A From Tencent, GreyCroft   —  Dots, the mobile gaming studio responsible for two dead-simple but beautiful games, is today announcing the close of a $10 million round, as well as the official spinout of Dots as its own company, separate from betaworks.
Dec 16, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
China's Baidu Set To Partner With Uber And Reportedly Invest Up To $600M   —  Uber may have just raised a fresh $1.2 billion this month, but the company looks set to welcome a new investor, Chinese internet giant Baidu, which is reportedly set to invest as much as $600 million into the U.S. firm.
Dec 12, 2014, 5:00 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
YouTube For Android Gets Offline Playback... But In India, Indonesia And Philippines Only   —  Here's something neat.  Google has introduced offline video playback for YouTube mobile users.  That's an exciting feature but there's bad news for most TechCrunch readers: it's only available …
Dec 11, 2014, 8:10 AMIn context
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
AOL Alpha, led by Ryan Block and Peter Rojas, launches Pip to let users send preset messages   —  Pip!  —  As hard as it tries to brand itself as such, Aol isn't known for innovation.  Part of the co-editor job here at TechCrunch is fending off some of the clunky things that our parent company does …
Dec 6, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Dropbox For Business Is About To Launch An Enterprise Tools API To Fight Box   —  Dropbox's frilly consumer brand and lack of hardcore enterprise security features has kept its “For Business” software from scoring more corporate clients.  But an internal-only Dropbox launch plan attained …
Dec 1, 2014, 11:20 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Going Out App YPlan Raises $24M As It Lays Off Staff, Plans Pivot Into Long-Tail Events   —  YPlan — the app that gives people with no plans a curated selection of things to do and the ability to buy tickets to do them — has some big plans of its own.  TechCrunch has learned and confirmed …
Nov 25, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Whitney Wolfe, Other Former Tinder Employees To Launch Direct Competitor Called Bumble   —  Whitney Wolfe, an early employee at Tinder who sued the company for sexual harassment and workplace discrimination, has joined up with two other early Tinder employees, Chris Gulczynski and his parnter Sarah Mick …
Nov 24, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Amazon Is Expanding Its R&D In Cambridge, U.K., With A Focus On Prime Air Drones And Speech Tech   —  Amazon is expanding its R&D operations in Cambridge, U.K., with a plan to staff out a large research lab — expanding on the foothold it acquired when it bought Cambridge-based speech tech …
Nov 12, 2014, 4:10 AMIn context

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