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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google acquires AIMatter, a startup that has built a neural network-based AI platform and SDK to detect and process images quickly on mobile devices   —  Computer vision — the branch of artificial intelligence that lets computers “see” and process images like humans do (and, actually …
Aug 16, 2017, 7:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn is rolling out a free service to pair users with mentors   —  LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social network for the working world with over 500 million users, has put a lot of effort into new areas of business like content, education and bringing on new users in emerging markets …
Aug 3, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Small business loan platform Kabbage raises $250M Series F from SoftBank, bringing its total raised to $500M   —  Kabbage, a company with some 115,000 customers and $3.5 billion in loans that has built an automated platform for lending money to small businesses and individuals using a large set …
Aug 3, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LogMeIn buys Israel-based Nanorep, which develops chatbots and AI-powered tools for navigating apps, for $45M and up to $5M in performance-based earn-outs   —  LogMeIn, the company that provides authentication and other connectivity solutions for those who connect remotely to networks and services …
Aug 1, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon reportedly acquired GameSparks, a startup that helps developers add cloud-based features to games, for $10M   —  Amazon and its enterprise cloud division AWS have been making a number of moves to expand the company as a platform to build and host games.
Jul 28, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Will.i.am's wearable startup i.am+ acquires Wink smart home hub from Flex   —  Wink — the smart home hub and platform originally incubated inside the failed connected object maker Quirky, and then acquired by Flextronics (now known as Flex) as part-payment for Quirky's debts …
Jul 27, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Verizon Q2 meets expectations with $1.07 EPS and revenue of $30.5B down 2% YoY; wireless business sees overall growth of 1.2% to 114.5M users   —  Verizon Communications has been investing in building out new areas of business like media and wireless services to offset declines in legacy products …
Jul 27, 2017, 7:50 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
WalkMe raises $75M at a $935M valuation for its on-screen task-completion guidance tech   —  More funding is rolling in for Israeli startups.  Today, WalkMe — company that has built a cloud-based platform for businesses to make web and mobile interfaces and experiences easier to navigate …
Jul 26, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Twitter confirms it's winding down its SnappyTV video editing tool, acquired in 2014, shifting features to Media Studio   —  Twitter has been making an effort for some time to streamline and simplify its interface to make its social media platform more accessible to new and more casual users …
Jul 25, 2017, 1:12 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Digital analytics marketing firm SimilarWeb raises $47M led by Viola Growth, sources say at a valuation nearing $800M   —  Companies are increasingly dependent on digital platforms for their business growth, and that is giving a boost to analytics firms that are helping them make better sense of that digital landscape.
Jul 25, 2017, 8:45 AMIn context

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