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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Airbnb closes TPG-led $450M-500M funding round valuing company at $10B   —  Airbnb Has Closed Its $500M Round Of Funding At A $10B Valuation, Led By TPG  —  TechCrunch has learned that Airbnb, the fast-growing site that lets people become hoteliers by renting out sofas, rooms or entire private homes …
Apr 18, 2014, 1:35 PMIn context
Matt Burns / TechCrunch:
Amazon's Smartphone To Feature Unique But Limited 3D Effects   —  TechCrunch has learned that Amazon's upcoming flagship smartphone, running a forked version of Android, will have head-tracking capabilities offering up limited 3D effects.  This key feature will be reserved to just a few built-in gestures …
Apr 15, 2014, 11:10 AMIn context
Hunter Walk:
Gil Penchina interviewed on plans for his leaderboard-topping $3.3M AngelList syndicate   —  Gil Penchina's Army: How AngelList's Largest Syndicate Plans to Lead A Rounds, Hire An Associate & Keep VCs Honest  —  Gil Penchina doesn't appear in TechCrunch or Valleywag often.  He tweets infrequently.
Apr 12, 2014, 5:15 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
AOL Appoints William Pence From WebMD As New CTO; Curtis Brown Steps Down   —  AOL's ongoing push to turn its business around and focus on more ad-tech fuelled media plays continues apace: today the company (which owns TechCrunch) appointed a new CTO, William Pence, who it's hired away from WebMD, where he was also CTO as well as EVP.
Apr 7, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
For some, “bro” culture offers one explanation for why there are so few women in tech   —  Technology's Man Problem  —  Elissa Shevinsky can pinpoint the moment when she felt that she no longer belonged.  —  She was at a friend's house last Sept. 8, watching the live stream …
Apr 6, 2014, 4:35 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Takes Another Crack At Read-It-Later With “Save” Button   —  Facebook's undying quest to be your newspaper has seen it launch multiple News Feeds, the standalone Paper app, trending topics, and more.  You're not always able to stop what you're doing and read what you discover, though.
Mar 27, 2014, 6:50 PMIn context
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
Sources: Dropbox Acqui-Hiring Social Reading App Readmill For $8 Million   —  With fresh capital in its coffers, Dropbox appears to be on somewhat of an acquisition spree, albeit a quiet one.  Following the cloud storage company's recent purchase of workplace chat solution Zulip …
Mar 27, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
TechCrunch's Picks: The Top 8 Startups From Y Combinator W14 Demo Day   —  While today saw Paul Graham physically pass the reins to new Y Combinator president Sam Altman, the bigger buzz at Demo Day was about how most investors thought this was the best YC class yet.
Mar 26, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Liz Gannes / Re/code:
Google General Counsel to Arrington Allegation: We Don't Snoop on Gmail to Find Leakers   —  In an unusual move, Google is responding directly to former TechCrunch editor Michael Arrington's allegation that it accessed his Gmail account to root out his source for a major story.
Mar 26, 2014, 12:50 AMIn context
Matt Burns / TechCrunch:
Intel Completes Purchase Of Basis Science, Which Will Join Intel's Device's Group   —  Intel has just announced its acquisition of Basis Science, the hot wearable technology company based in San Francisco.  As TechCrunch first reported, the startup went to the chipmaker for around $100 million.
Mar 25, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context

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