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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google Maps updates its iOS and Android apps with Save Your Parking feature   —  First introduced to a beta version of the app last month, the new feature for forgetful people mixes GPS with manual data entry to ensure you arrive at the exact spot where you left your vehicle.
Apr 26, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Spotify acquires blockchain startup Mediachain to identify and track creative works across the internet   —  Spotify has acquired Mediachain, the New York-based startup behind an open source peer-to-peer database and protocol for registering, identifying, and tracking creative works across the internet.
Apr 26, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Netflix to raise $1B through debt offering to fund new content and other “strategic transactions”   —  Netflix has announced that it intends to raise €1 billion — a smidgen more than $1 billion (USD) when converted at today's rate — via a senior note debt offering for …
Apr 24, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Spotify to launch Facebook Messenger bot and will let you listen to song snippets inside Messenger   —  Spotify has announced a new Messenger bot to help users share and find music directly within Facebook's omnipresent messaging app.  —  The music-streaming giant published a blog post detailing …
Apr 18, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Peloton raises $60M Series B from Omnitracs, Intel Capital, Nokia Growth Partners, Volvo Group, and others for its driver assist system for fleets of trucks   —  Peloton Technology ("Peloton"), a connected and automated vehicle startup that's setting out to improve the safety and efficiency …
Apr 14, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Payment processing company Adyen, whose clients include Spotify and Uber, says 2016 revenue grew 99% YoY to $727M and the company has no IPO plans   —  Adyen, the global payments processor that enables merchants to accept most kinds of payments online, on mobile, and in-store …
Apr 12, 2017, 6:35 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Adblock Plus parent company Eyeo says it has acquired Sweden-based micropayment service Flattr   —  Eyeo, the Germany-based company behind perennially popular adblocking service Adblock Plus, has today announced that it has acquired Flattr, a micropayment and microdonation service headquartered in Sweden.
Apr 5, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google launches its free Google Optimize and premium enterprise Google Optimize 360 A/B testing tools for websites globally   —  Google has announced that its Optimize and Optimize 360 A/B website testing tools are now available to everyone after a prolonged period in beta.
Mar 30, 2017, 5:55 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Payments company Square launches in the UK, its first European market and fifth globally   —  Mobile payments company Square is finally landing in Europe with the news today that it's now open for U.K.-based business owners.  —  This launch represents the fifth market for Square, after the U.S. …
Mar 28, 2017, 7:20 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Spotify acquires and shuts down content recommendation startup MightyTV; founder Brian Adams becomes VP of technology at Spotify   —  Spotify has acquired MightyTV, a New York-based startup that uses AI to provide video recommendations based on personal preferences and opinions of friends.
Mar 27, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context

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