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Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Satellogic raises $27M Series B led by Tencent, with CrunchFund participating, for affordable, high-resolution imaging satellites   —  Space tech company Satellogic has raised $27 million in a Series B round led by Chinese internet giant Tencent, and with participation by CrunchFund (disclosure …
Jun 23, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sources: Snapchat quietly acquired social mapping startup Zenly last month for $250M to $350M; Zenly to continue running independently   —  Snapchat's newest feature, Snap Map, is based on its latest acquisition, social mapping startup Zenly.  TechCrunch has learned that Snapchat has bought Zenly …
Jun 21, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Spotify tests letting labels pay to put singles on free tier users' playlists; while an opt-out option is available, the scheme is reminiscent of radio payola   —  A mysterious “Sponsored Content” opt-out setting recently appeared in Spotify, and now the streaming giant has confirmed to TechCrunch what it's about.
Jun 19, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Online finance startup SoFi has applied for a new-bank charter under the name of SoFi Bank to offer FDIC-insured account and credit-card product   —  In May, SoFi CEO Michael Cagney told TechCrunch the company would be applying for a bank charter “in the next month.”
Jun 12, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: gamer chat service Discord raised ~$50M, led by Index Ventures, at a valuation of $725M in January, and let early employees cash out   —  It's been a rocky road to glory for Discord, a startup whose iPad battle arena game, “Fates Forever,” earned it a top spot at our 2013 TechCrunch Disrupt show …
Jun 7, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
WhatsApp for iOS now displays four or more images as inline albums, gets filters for photos, videos, and GIFs   —  The camera is the new keyboard, and WhatsApp refuses to be left behind.  While its sister app Instagram dukes it out with Snapchat in the west, WhatsApp is popularizing visual communication around the world.
Jun 6, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Dan Macklin, co-founder of SoFi, to step down June 6, leaving Mike Cagney as the only remaining co-founder at the company   —  Another one of the co-founders of online lending startup SoFi is leaving the company, the company has confirmed to TechCrunch.  Dan Macklin, who served as VP …
May 25, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Patreon says it now has 1M monthly active paying patrons and 50K active creators, both doubling YoY, and is on track to pay out $150M to creators in 2017   —  Patreon's novel idea of fans just directly paying the artists they love is having its hockey stick moment.
May 21, 2017, 10:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google quietly debuts Chatbase, a chatbot analytics platform   —  Just ahead of Google's I/O event kicking off later today, some details have leaked out about a new service that Google is launching for developers that are building chatbots.  TechCrunch has learned that Google has developed …
May 17, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram is testing location-based stories that bring together publicly available posts from the area   —  Instagram wants to let you see everything going on somewhere right now.  TechCrunch has discovered that Instagram is testing a new Location Stories feature that compiles publicly shared …
May 16, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context

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