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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
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Telegram 4.0 update brings support for chatbot payments, video messages, and Telescope, a video hosting platform   —  Messaging app Telegram has dropped a major update today that sees its service gain support for chatbot payments.  It has also added short video messages and new design options for its Instant View reading mode.
May 18, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
UberEATS, Uber's on-demand food delivery app, launches in India, initially in Mumbai, with plans to reach six cities by year's end   —  Uber has launched its UberEats service in India today, where it will initially be available in Mumbai.  —  The company said it plans to expand the reach …
May 2, 2017, 3:30 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Statcounter report: Android now accounts for a larger share of internet usage than Windows for the first time   —  Mobile is today as important, if not more important, than desktops when it comes to the internet and apps.  A clear reminder of that comes with news of a report claiming …
Apr 3, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Grab acquires Indonesian payment startup Kudo, source says in a deal that is a mix of cash and equity potentially worth $80M to $100M in total   —  Grab, Uber's biggest rival in Southeast Asia, has completed its first major acquisition after it bought up Indonesian startup Kudo to boost its nascent mobile payments platform.
Apr 3, 2017, 1:25 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Telegram introduces voice calls, touting end-to-end encryption   —  Telegram is the latest messaging app to get a major new feature, but unlike Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Viber, Hike and countless others, it isn't cribbing from Snapchat.  That's because Telegram is introducing voice calls.
Mar 30, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: Amazon has finalized a deal to acquire Middle Eastern rival Souq.com for $650M, below its $1B valuation from February 2016   —  Mar 23, 2017, 8:48 amMar 23, 2017, 9:50 am  —  Amazon continues its march across the globe, and one of its newest targets is the Middle East.
Mar 23, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Viva Republica, fintech startup behind popular Korean P2P payments app Toss, raises $48M Series C from Goodwater Capital, PayPal, Bessemer, others   —  Viva Republica, the company behind Korean financial services app Toss, has closed a $48 million Series C funding round that includes a strategic investment from payment giant PayPal.
Mar 10, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Amazon acquires meeting productivity startup Do.com, plans to integrate it into Chime, its new conferencing tool for businesses   —  Mar 8, 2017, 3:05 amMar 8, 2017, 7:51 am  —  Amazon has quietly made one more acquisition to build out the productivity services on its cloud platform AWS.
Mar 9, 2017, 8:35 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
iflix, a Netflix-like streaming service targeting emerging markets, raises $90M from Liberty Global, Sky, others; the company recently let 50 employees go   —  iflix, a Netflix-like service that covers Southeast Asia and other emerging markets, has closed $90 million in new funding to expand its service into new countries.
Mar 7, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context

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