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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Educational quiz platform Kahoot raises $20M Series A from Microsoft Ventures and others, bringing total raised to $26.5M   —  Kahoot, an online learning platform that lets teachers create and tailor quizzes for their classes, has closed its series A round of funding at $20 million.
Jul 19, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Avast acquires UK-based Piriform, maker of popular system cleaning program CCleaner, says it will continue to offer CCleaner as a standalone product   —  Security software giant Avast has acquired Piriform, the U.K.-based company behind CCleaner — one of the most popular system cleaners on desktop and mobile.
Jul 19, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google publicly launches Hire, a tool to help small and medium-sized businesses manage the job application process, for G Suite users in the US   —  Google is today lifting the lid on a new app designed to help small and medium-sized businesses find and recruit employees more effectively.
Jul 18, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Symantec to acquire mobile cybersecurity startup Skycure, just a week after buying Fireglass, another infosec firm   —  Security software giant Symantec is continuing its recent spate of acquisitions with the news that it plans to buy U.S / Israeli cybersecurity company Skycure.
Jul 11, 2017, 6:10 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Ticketmaster unveils ticketing app that uses Lisnr tech to send data over audio between devices, for ticket-less check-ins and tracking locations of users   —  Ticketmaster will soon be able to admit you to live events and track your movement using nothing more than a discrete digital audio broadcast from your smartphone.
Jul 4, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Nokia nabs Samsung North America CEO to lead its consumer-focused Technologies division   —  Nokia has finally filled the vacant role of president of its Nokia Technologies division, nine months after Ramzi Haidamus stepped down.  —  The Finnish tech company has appointed Gregory Lee …
Jun 30, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Fundraising platform for nonprofits Blackbaud acquires UK-based P2P fundraising platform JustGiving for $120M   —  Peer-to-peer (P2P) online fundraising platform JustGiving has been acquired by Blackbaud, a U.S.-based software and services provider for not-for-profit organizations.
Jun 28, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Stripe expands into Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, and Luxembourg   —  Stripe has announced a handful of tidbits that underscore the fast-growing fintech startup's aspirations in Europe.  —  Thus far, Stripe has only been fully available to businesses in the U.K. …
Jun 22, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Swiss encrypted email provider ProtonMail launches ProtonVPN with Tor support and free subscription tier for single device access   —  ProtonMail has officially launched its first new standalone service, three years after the company's original encrypted email service went to market.
Jun 20, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
GSMA: 5B people, or two thirds of world's population, now have a mobile connection, with North America and Europe at 80%+ penetration and India at 54%   —  Planet Earth has hit a notable technological milestone, with five billion people globally — or two-thirds of the world's population — now laying claim to a mobile phone connection.
Jun 18, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context

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