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Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Coinbase has launched instant cryptocurrency purchases of up to $25K from US bank accounts, dropping the typical wait period of 3-5 days   —  Coinbase just announced that users can instantly purchase cryptocurrency and have it be funded from a U.S. bank account.
Oct 15, 2017, 10:45 PMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
MLB announces the Oakland Athletics are using iOS 11's NFC feature on iPhone and Apple Watch for contactless stadium entry   —  Today the MLB announced that the Oakland Athletics are piloting a new NFC ticketing solution which lets fans enter the stadium by tapping their phone (or Apple Watch) …
Oct 3, 2017, 1:10 AMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Bitcoin passes $4,000 mark amid ICO frenzy and a slowdown in momentum behind Bitcoin Cash   —  What a day for Bitcoin.  —  24 hours ago the cryptocurrency was trading below $3,700.  About an hour ago it surged passed $4,000 and has no signs of stopping.  It's now trading around $4,135.00.
Aug 13, 2017, 1:05 AMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Coinbase raises $100M Series D at a $1.6B post-money valuation; round was led by IVP with participation from Spark Capital, Greylock Partners, and more   —  Coinbase has had a pretty crazy six months.  —  It may be hard to remember, but at the beginning of 2017 the cryptocurrency world was a different place.
Aug 10, 2017, 12:12 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
GoPro beats Q2 targets with $297M revenue, up 34% YoY, vs. $269M expected, as the company commits to fixing software, supply chain issues   —  GoPro is flying high and mighty after releasing its 2017 second-quarter earnings.  The camera company took in $297 million in revenue equaling a non-GAAP loss of 9 cents per share.
Aug 3, 2017, 5:45 PMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Coinbase is reimbursing losses caused by Wednesday's Ethereum flash crash, when prices briefly dropped from $320 to as low as $0.10 on the GDAX exchange   —  Earlier this week, GDAX, the digital currency exchange run by Coinbase, experienced a flash crash in its USD - Ethereum market.
Jun 24, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
FTC plus DC and California AGs attempt to block DraftKings-FanDuel merger, saying combined firm would control 90%+ of paid daily fantasy sports contests market   —  The Federal Trade Commission just announced it will authorize legal action to block the merger of DraftKings and FanDuel …
Jun 19, 2017, 12:26 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sirius XM invests $480M in Pandora for a 16% stake; Pandora sells Ticketfly, which it acquired for $450M in October 2015, to Eventbrite for $200M   —  Jun 9, 2017, 6:04 amJun 9, 2017, 11:48 am  —  Troubled streaming music service Pandora has finally found a white knight of sorts to boost …
Jun 9, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
As Bitcoin crosses $2,000, it also now accounts for less than half of total cryptocurrencies market cap, following growth of Ethereum and Ripple   —  May 20, 2017, 12:46 pmMay 21, 2017, 6:52 am  —  The world's most popular cryptocurrency is now worth over $2,000 per coin.
May 20, 2017, 7:20 PMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
DJI's new FPV headset, called DJI Goggles, lets you control your drone with head movements, shipping after May 20 for $499   —  When DJI announced the Mavic Pro last year they also teased a pair of FPV goggles that could be used to see first-person video from DJI's drones.
Apr 24, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context

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