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Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Sources Say Yahoo, Foursquare Are Not in Talks   —  Yahoo is not in talks to buy local recommendations service Foursquare, according to multiple people familiar with the companies.  Earlier today, TechCrunch reported a possible deal and floated a $900 million price tag.
Apr 15, 2015, 11:28 AMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Hello Alfred, which uses existing on-demand services to automate weekly chores, raises $10.5M Series A led by NEA and Spark Capital   —  Hello Alfred Raises $10.5M To Automate Your Chores  —  Hello Alfred, a startup that taps into existing on-demand services to automate your weekly chores, has raised $10.5 million in Series A funding.
Apr 15, 2015, 4:55 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Twitter Is Pushing Celebrities And Publishers To Stop Using Meerkat   —  Twitter is doing whatever it can to help its live video streaming acquisition Periscope beat independent competitor Meerkat.  Multiple sources tell TechCrunch that Twitter has been contacting celebrities who use Meerkat …
Apr 12, 2015, 5:35 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Apple Quietly Bought Dryft, A Keyboard App   —  Apple quietly bought Dryft, a startup that develops keyboard apps — an acquisition that appears to have occurred last year — TechCrunch has learned.  —  The acquisition seemed to be confirmed by Randy Marsden's LinkedIn profile, which lists him as joining Apple last September.
Apr 8, 2015, 4:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Apple Acquired Search Startup Ottocat To Power The ‘Explore’ Tab In The App Store   —  Apple has slowly been making changes to improve how people search and navigate the App Store.  Part of the way it does that is via small acquisitions — some of which stay under the radar for years.
Apr 6, 2015, 7:20 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Sources: Shyp Is Raising $50 Million At A $250 Million Valuation   —  TechCrunch is hearing from several sources that on-demand shipping startup Shyp is raising around $50 million at a valuation of $250 million.  —  According to one of our sources, Kleiner Perkins may be leading the funding round.
Apr 3, 2015, 12:35 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Social+Capital and Kleiner Perkins deal fell apart because Social+Capital wanted to reorganize and run KPCB   —  Why The Kleiner Perkins-Social+Capital Deal Fell Apart  —  In January, reports surfaced that Social+Capital was in “acquisition” talks with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Apr 2, 2015, 10:15 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Amazon's On-Demand Services Marketplace Launches Monday   —  Amazon's Angie's List competitor called “Amazon Local Services” has been rebranded as “Amazon Home Services” ahead of a larger launch happening Monday, sources familiar with the plans tell TechCrunch.
Mar 25, 2015, 4:20 PMIn context
Matt Burns / TechCrunch:
August raises $38M, bringing total raised to $50M, to expand smart lock retail availability   —  August Raises $38 Million To Expand Smart Lock Retail Availability  —  Smart Lock purveyor August has raised another $38 million in funding, bringing the company's tally up to $50 million …
Mar 25, 2015, 11:40 AMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB   —  Apple has acquired FoundationDB, a company that specializes in speedy, durable NoSQL databases, TechCrunch has learned.  —  A notice on the FoundationDB site notes that it's no longer offering downloads of its database software.
Mar 24, 2015, 6:30 PMIn context

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