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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Labster, which makes software that creates virtual simulations of laboratories for students, raises $10M Series A led by Balderton Capital   —  Ed tech startup Labster whose software platform enables virtual simulations of laboratories for teaching life science to students …
Sep 6, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Amazon Cash comes to UK as Amazon Top Up, letting users load between £5 and £250 onto their Amazon UK account at certain retailers   —  Amazon has added the ability for UK users to pay for products and services on its ecommerce platform using cash.
Aug 25, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Prisma Labs, whose app turns photos into “artworks” using AI, shifts focus to selling its tools to other firms, says app has 5M-10M MAUs and won't be retired   —  The startup behind the Prisma style transfer app is shifting focus onto the b2b space, building tools for developers …
Aug 22, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
UK's Callsign raises $35M Series A led by Accel for its AI-based adaptive authentication platform for enterprises   —  London-based Callsign has closed a $35 million Series A, led by Accel and early stage investor PTB Ventures, for an authentication platform which uses deep learning technology …
Jul 31, 2017, 8:30 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Barcelona-based keyboard startup ThingThing reaches deal with founders of keyboard app Fleksy to continue development, after Pinterest acqui-hired Fleksy   —  Third party keyboards might seem like an app fad blast from the recent past.  But the smartphone keyboard space could be set for a shake …
Jul 25, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Corelight closes $9.2M Series A led by Accel Partners to help enterprises battle ransomware   —  It's already been a year of multiple high profile ransomware attacks and now cybersecurity startup Corelight has bagged a $9.2 million Series A round, led by Accel Partners.
Jul 18, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Sweden's KRY raises €20M Series A led by Accel for its video-based doctor consultations service   —  Swedish digital healthcare startup KRY has closed a €20 million ($22.8M) Series A round of funding to grow its on-demand video-call-a-doctor business, including expanding into new markets.
Jul 2, 2017, 5:05 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Facebook's implementation of Safety Check is poor, inviting unnecessary worry about unaffected users who don't mark themselves as “safe”   —  Facebook's Safety Check feature was activated today, following news that a fire had engulfed a 24-storey block of flats in West London.
Jun 15, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Sources: Verizon will cut about 15% of AOL-Yahoo staff, or as many as 2.1K jobs, after merger closes   —  The proportion of jobs being made redundant across AOL and Yahoo is around 15 percent globally, we have confirmed with our sources.  —  This shakes out to as many as 2,100 jobs being lost as part of the corporate merger.
Jun 8, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Peer-to-peer payments app Verse, which is now live in 27 countries, raises $20.5M Series B led by Spark Capital to power its push beyond Europe   —  Social payments app Verse has closed a $20.5 million Series B round of funding from its existing investors.  The round is led by Spark Capital …
May 22, 2017, 3:30 AMIn context

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