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Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Car-Sharing Startup RelayRides Raises $25 Million In Funding Led By Canaan Partners   —  Over the past year, peer-to-peer car rental startup RelayRides has been growing its average rental times and revenues by focusing specifically on daily and multi-day rentals.
Jun 24, 2014, 12:45 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Path Looks To Combine Commerce And Messaging With TalkTo Acquisition, Release Of New ‘Talk’ App   —  It's been a rough year for private social networking app Path.  The company has seen disappointing growth in many major markets, layoffs, and the departure of some key execs over the last 12 months.
Jun 20, 2014, 11:10 AMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
On-Demand Grocery Startup Instacart Raises $44 Million From Andreessen Horowitz   —  On-demand grocery delivery startup Instacart wants to make its service available in every city in the United States.  To make that happen, it's raised $44 million in Series B funding led by Andreessen Horowitz.
Jun 16, 2014, 10:45 AMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Netflix to shut down third-party API access on November 14 for all but a few select partners   —  Netflix Will Shut Down Public API Support For Third-Party Developers On November 14  —  Netflix is getting a lot stingier with the way that third-party developers can use its content …
Jun 13, 2014, 5:55 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Streaming Anime Distributor Crunchyroll Acquires Video Discovery Startup Redux   —  Video distributor Crunchyroll wants to bring anime and other Asian content to a wide range of connected TVs and other platforms.  Which explains why it's announcing today that it's acquired video discovery startup Redux …
Jun 13, 2014, 12:20 AMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
On-Demand Home Services Startup Handybook Raises $30M From Steve Case's Revolution Growth   —  Handybook hopes to provide users with a way to hire cleaners or a handyman with the push of a button on their mobile phones.  The company today is announcing it has raised a $30 million round …
Jun 11, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Cloud HR Startup Zenefits Raises Another $66.5M From Andreessen Horowitz and IVP At A $500M Valuation   —  Well that was fast.  —  It was a little more than four months ago that Zenefits raised a $15 million Series A Round from Andreessen Horowitz to power explosive growth in its cloud-based HR platform.
Jun 3, 2014, 10:50 AMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Secret Launches In China With A ‘Secret’ Partner, Adds Language Preferences As It Blows Up In Russia   —  Anonymous social sharing app Secret opened up to new users around the globe a few weeks ago, becoming available pretty much everywhere except China.  The company corrected that this weekend …
Jun 1, 2014, 1:05 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Uber Ties Up With AT&T For Driver Service And To Pre-Load Its App On New Android Phones   —  Uber wants to be the app that consumers use to get around town, and it's looking to gain a lot more distribution, thanks to a new deal that the company is announcing today.
May 28, 2014, 3:50 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Comcast CEO Defends Time Warner Cable Acquisition, Downplays Netflix Concerns   —  Comcast is trying to win public support for its planned $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable, which the company announced earlier this year.  Today at the CODE Conference, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts …
May 28, 2014, 3:15 PMIn context

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