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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Hike, an Indian WhatsApp rival, raises a $175M Series D round led by Tencent and Foxconn at a $1.4B valuation   —  India has a new tech unicorn.  Hike, a four-year-old messaging app, today announced that it has closed $175 million in funding led by new investors Chinese internet giant Tencent and manufacturing firm Foxconn.
Aug 16, 2016, 6:25 AMIn context
Lucia Maffei / TechCrunch:
You don't need a Google+ profile to post reviews on Play Store anymore   —  The Google Play Store will not require you to have a Google+ account to write reviews anymore.  —  In an email to TechCrunch, Google confirmed the news that “a G+ profile is no longer needed to post a review.”
Aug 12, 2016, 5:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook rolls out new code to nullify adblock workaround introduced by Adblock Plus   —  Adblock Plus launched a workaround to Facebook's ad block bypass today that ham-handedly removes posts from friends and Pages, not just ads, according to a statement provided by Facebook to TechCrunch.
Aug 11, 2016, 9:50 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Sources: AR motorcycle helmet startup Skully effectively shuts down after co-founders are forced out, but remaining leadership still hopes to get new funding   —  Last week TechCrunch came to you with the [dramatic departure]()of AR helmet maker Skully's CEO and co-founder Marcus Weller …
Jul 27, 2016, 2:05 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Source: Niantic postponed Pokémon Go Japan launch after internal communication from McDonald's Japan, the game's sponsor, detailing the launch leaked   —  Game-maker Niantic has postponed today's scheduled launch of Pokémon Go in Japan following an email leak.
Jul 19, 2016, 11:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Twitter starts rolling-out Foursquare-powered location-tagged tweet feeds on iOS   —  Finally Twitter will let you see tweets from a specific place, like a business, sports stadium, or music festival.  After a reader tipped us off, Twitter confirmed to TechCrunch it's now rolling out this big …
Jun 24, 2016, 10:45 AMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Dell sells software unit to Francisco Partners and Elliott Management for undisclosed sum   —  TechCrunch has confirmed that Francisco Partners and Elliott Management have agreed to acquire Dell's software division.  —  Elliott Management, Francisco Partners and Dell issued …
Jun 20, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: Snapchat bought 3D selfie startup Seene for its computer vision tech about two months ago   —  Jun 3, 2016, 8:05 amJun 3, 2016, 9:38 am  —  Snapchat has acquired 3D photo app maker Seene (also known as Obvious Engineering) a couple of months ago, TechCrunch has learned.
Jun 3, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Facebook says 10K+ developers are building chatbots, analytics are coming, and Activision's Call of Duty bot exchanged 6M messages in its first week   —  Despite gripes about the usefulness of Facebook chatbots, “tens of thousands” of developers are building them, Messenger's head …
May 10, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Viv, the multi-platform AI assistant made by Siri co-founders Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer which is built for easy 3rd-party integrations, demoed for first time   —  Voice-controlled assistance is seeing another evolution as it looks to prove its worth as the next shift in human-computer interaction.
May 9, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context

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