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Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Beijing-based SenseTime, which develops facial recognition tech, announces $60M round led by Sailing Capital; company had revealed a $120M round in December   —  Sailing Capital International (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a RMB-denominated investment and loan fund created under the support …
Apr 22, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Volkswagen invests $180M in Chinese AI startup Mobvoi's Series D, to create a 50:50 joint venture with a voice operated rear-view mirror as an initial product   —  In a further sign of China's technological advancement, Volkswagen Group China, a subsidiary of German automotive giant Volkswagen Group …
Apr 10, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Sources: Chinese personalized news recommendation app Toutiao raises $1B Series D led by Sequoia and CCB International at over a $12B valuation   —  Sequoia Capital and CCB International, an investment unit of China Construction Bank Co., have led a series D investment of around US$1 billion …
Apr 7, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Leslie Hook / Financial Times:
Sources: Lyft raises $500M at a $6.9B valuation, a 50% increase over its January 2016 valuation   —  Read next … Lyft has raised more than $500m at a valuation of $6.9bn, according to three people familiar with the matter, as investors back the Uber rival's continued expansion across the United States.
Apr 6, 2017, 1:19 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Microsoft launches 'Who's In,' a social event planning app for iMessage   —  Microsoft's name isn't exactly synonymous with social networking, though that hasn't stopped the company from finding angles into this space - generally, with more of a focus on the business side of socializing, as with its LinkedIn and Yammer acquisitions.
Apr 5, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Financial Review:
Australia's competition regulator the ACCC rejects application by four banks to collectively negotiate with Apple over NFC, and boycott Apple Pay   —  The competition regulator has rejected an application by the banks to collectively negotiate with technology giant Apple over access to the iPhone's …
Mar 30, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Facebook hires Michael Hillman, a 15-year veteran of Apple, as head of Oculus VR hardware   —  Facebook Inc. has hired Michael Hillman, a 15-year veteran of Apple Inc., as head of hardware for its Oculus VR division.  —  Hillman held senior engineering and design roles at Apple …
Mar 27, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Universe, a mobile-only website builder, launches an iOS app and announces $3.2M in funding led by Box Group   —  The business of platforms for developing websites and publishing online is a crowded one, with established players like WordPress, Wix, Zoho, Weebly, Duda Mobile and Squarespace competing …
Mar 22, 2017, 7:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
LinkedIn introduces trending topics section curated by human editors, rolling out Wednesday to US users on mobile and desktop   —  LinkedIn pulls a Facebook.  —  LinkedIn is known for helping people find their next job, but now it wants to help people find their news, too.
Mar 22, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context
David Cohen / Adweek:
LinkedIn unveils Sales Navigator for enterprise with CRM sync and PointDrive integration, available now for $1.6K+ per seat, per year   —  The lead-generation solution welcomed a new Enterprise Edition, along with some potent integrations  —  LinkedIn is beefing up its Sales Navigator …
Mar 21, 2017, 8:55 PMIn context

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