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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon Charts, Amazon's new book rankings, lists books by most sold and most read per week, taking into account Kindle reading and Audible listening stats   —  Amazon has long relied on customers providing feedback and providing other ranking data as part of the process of encouraging more sales …
May 21, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google says there are 2B pages and 900K domains using AMP; pages now load twice as fast   —  As Google looks for ways to keep people using its own mobile search to discover content — in competition with apps and other services like Facebook's Instant Articles — the company is announcing some updates to AMP …
May 18, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google quietly debuts Chatbase, a chatbot analytics platform   —  Just ahead of Google's I/O event kicking off later today, some details have leaked out about a new service that Google is launching for developers that are building chatbots.  TechCrunch has learned that Google has developed …
May 17, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Secure messaging app Symphony raises $63M led by BNP Paribas, sources say at a $1B+ valuation   —  Symphony, a secure messaging app that counts 15 of the world's biggest banks among its investors and 200,000 paying customers, has raised a new tranche of funding to fuel its expansion into new markets.
May 16, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Phil Libin exits General Catalyst for All Turtles, a new AI “startup studio” with several GC-backed AI bot startups joining as foundation members   —  AI is one of the buzzwords of the moment in the world of tech, with startups coming at the concept from all angles — computer vision …
May 15, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Source: Apple has acquired AI company Lattice Data, a specialist in unstructured “dark data”, for around $200M   —  As large tech companies gear up to make a stronger push into machine learning and artificial intelligence, Apple has acquired a company to fill out its own capabilities in the area.
May 13, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
London-based Improbable raises $502M, led by SoftBank with participation from a16z, to create a platform for building virtual and simulated worlds   —  Improbable, the London startup that has developed a platform for third parties to build vast virtual and simulated worlds …
May 11, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Peter Thiel-backed German fintech firm Kreditech raises $120M from Naspers' PayU, to expand in high-growth markets like India   —  Kreditech, the German startup backed by Peter Thiel, Rakuten and the IFC that creates credit ratings and provides finance to people who may not otherwise have credit histories …
May 11, 2017, 9:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Cabify nets $100M to take on Uber in Latin America, reportedly raising $400M more   —  One more regional on-demand transport startup is raising a big round of funding to fortify itself for the next phase of competition against the likes of Uber and incumbent taxi firms.
May 9, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon adds voice calling and messaging on all Echo devices and the Alexa app   —  Amazon may have flopped with the Fire Phone, but don't count it out of the telephony game just yet.  Alongside Amazon unveiling its newest Echo device earlier today — the Echo Show with a seven-inch video screen …
May 9, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context

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