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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
TomTom acquires Berlin-based startup Autonomos to bolster its self-driving technology   —  Navigation and mapping company TomTom — which provides data to companies like Uber and Apple as well as for its own GPS systems — has made an acquisition to add more autonomous driving technology to its platform.
Jan 18, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Twitter phases out “Buy” button, will continue to have “Donation” button for charities   —  There have been rumors for a while about Twitter preparing to retire its commerce operation.  Now it looks like the company has finally started to wind down its partnerships in confirmation of that fact.
Jan 18, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Timehop CEO and co-founder Jon Wegener steps down, with design lead Matt Raoul taking his place; outgoing CEO says company will be cash-flow positive by March   —  Some changes at the top of Timehop, the quirky app that shows you reminders of photos and other content that you've taken and posted on Facebook …
Jan 14, 2017, 5:25 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
AWS partners with the UK's Ministry of Defence and others to launch re:Start, a UK-only portal for cloud computing IT skills and job placements   —  Amazon's cloud storage business AWS has been gradually expanding into a range of cloud services for people not to simply host their business or app with AWS …
Jan 12, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
iZettle raises $63M more at a $500M valuation to expand from mobile payments   —  The world of mobile payments continues to consolidate and mature, and today one of the leading players among European mobile payments startups has raised a significant round of money to help keep itself on top. iZettle …
Jan 11, 2017, 6:40 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
GoFundMe acquires CrowdRise, which had raised $25M+, to expand to fundraising for charities   —  GoFundMe has made a name for itself as a go-to platform for individuals looking to raise money for good causes — a business that has been a big success, raising $3 billion since 2010 from 25 million+ donors across over 2 million campaigns.
Jan 10, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Kanvas releases SDK to allow third parties to integrate its photo and video effects; the app now has 5M users, up from 1M when acquired by AOL in 2015   —  The rise of apps like Instagram and Snapchat has put photo effects front and center in the world of picture messaging …
Jan 7, 2017, 8:05 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
New York-based SaaS HR firm Namely raises $50M, closing a $80M Series D led by Altimeter Capital and Scale Venture Partners   —  One of the big HR startup stories of the last year has been the trials and tribulations of Zenefits, but news coming out today from another company in the space shows …
Jan 5, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Cloud storage startup Bitcasa posts “goodbye” message on its site, implying it may have been acquired   —  CES seems to be making some bloggers a little trigger happy with posting.  Just a little while ago VentureBeat published a story claiming that Intel had acquired Bitcasa …
Jan 5, 2017, 7:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Taboola buys e-commerce personalization firm Commerce Sciences, and will offer its services for publishers as Commerce Sciences shuts down its existing business   —  Taboola, the startup that works with hundreds of online publishers to run carousels of recommended content and ads from their own …
Jan 5, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context

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