Techmeme

Results 21 - 30 of about 345:

Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Ticketmaster unveils ticketing app that uses Lisnr tech to send data over audio between devices, for ticket-less check-ins and tracking locations of users   —  Ticketmaster will soon be able to admit you to live events and track your movement using nothing more than a discrete digital audio broadcast from your smartphone.
Jul 4, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Nokia nabs Samsung North America CEO to lead its consumer-focused Technologies division   —  Nokia has finally filled the vacant role of president of its Nokia Technologies division, nine months after Ramzi Haidamus stepped down.  —  The Finnish tech company has appointed Gregory Lee …
Jun 30, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Fundraising platform for nonprofits Blackbaud acquires UK-based P2P fundraising platform JustGiving for $120M   —  Peer-to-peer (P2P) online fundraising platform JustGiving has been acquired by Blackbaud, a U.S.-based software and services provider for not-for-profit organizations.
Jun 28, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Stripe expands into Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, and Luxembourg   —  Stripe has announced a handful of tidbits that underscore the fast-growing fintech startup's aspirations in Europe.  —  Thus far, Stripe has only been fully available to businesses in the U.K. …
Jun 22, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Swiss encrypted email provider ProtonMail launches ProtonVPN with Tor support and free subscription tier for single device access   —  ProtonMail has officially launched its first new standalone service, three years after the company's original encrypted email service went to market.
Jun 20, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
GSMA: 5B people, or two thirds of world's population, now have a mobile connection, with North America and Europe at 80%+ penetration and India at 54%   —  Planet Earth has hit a notable technological milestone, with five billion people globally — or two-thirds of the world's population — now laying claim to a mobile phone connection.
Jun 18, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Before Whole Foods the biggest Amazon acquisitions were Zappos for $1.2B (2009), Twitch for $970M (2014), Kiva Systems for $775M (2012), Souq for $650M (2017)   —  Amazon revealed it was entering the grocery market in a big way today, with news that it plans to acquire Whole Foods Market for a whopping $13.7 billion.
Jun 16, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Amazon says it has loaned over $3B to more than 20K small businesses since launching the Amazon Lending program in 2011, $1B+ in the past 12 months   —  Amazon has been ramping up its small loans business, with the company announcing today that it has loaned more than $1 billion …
Jun 11, 2017, 8:05 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Stripe debuts Express accounts for Connect, allowing sellers to sign up to marketplaces in under “two minutes”, and rolls out new payment routing infrastructure   —  Stripe, the fast-growing fintech startup that's now worth around $9 billion, has announced that it's making it easier …
May 25, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
IFTTT opens its platform for making and publishing Applets to all developers via a free app maker tier, alongside current premium partner tiers   —  IFTTT, the platform that allows users to create customized, conditional interactions between apps, online services, digital assistants …
May 24, 2017, 5:25 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Financial services industry banks on the Microsoft Cloud  —  Examples of scenarios and solutions companies are implementing to drive their digital transformation.
eero:
eero data report  —  Read about trends in connected device adoption, usage patterns and behaviors from 10 major metropolitan areas.
Intercom:
From signed up to satisfied  —  Getting new users is easy; keeping them is hard.  Join Intercom co-founder Des Traynor as he explains how to bridge the gap between a company's initial traction and sustained success.
Zoho:
Introducing Zoho ShowTime's Open Mic: Let your learners have their say!  —  Traditional classroom training has always enjoyed one significant advantage over virtual training - the personal touch.
Worldpay:
Join us at the Web Executive Forum on Nov 8th  —  We're moderating an awesome panel on the future of web payments.  See the full event agenda and register here.