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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
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Pinterest opens up beta of its Lens visual search tool to all Android and iOS users in US   —  Pinterest is today launching its new Lens visual search tool to everyone on iOS and Android in the U.S.  —  First unveiled last June, the new Lens feature lets users snap a photo with their mobile camera …
Mar 10, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Viber to launch secret chats this week that self-destruct after a pre-set time, cannot be forwarded, and allow Android users to block screenshots   —  Chat app giant Viber is gearing up to introduce a new secret chats feature across its messaging platform later this week.
Mar 10, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Yelp acquires restaurant waiting list tech startup Nowait in a $40M all-cash deal; Pittsburgh-based Nowait had raised around $22M in total   —  Yelp has acquired restaurant technology startup Nowait in an all-cash deal valued at $40 million.  —  Founded out of Pittsburgh in 2010 …
Mar 1, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Lux Capital, which has invested in Zoox, AirMap, and drone and AI firms, announces new $400M fund to back science and tech startups, mostly at Series A stage   —  Lux Capital, a venture capital (VC) firm that makes “long-term bets on contrarians and outsiders,” has announced a new $400 million fund …
Mar 1, 2017, 1:30 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
TransferWise launches Facebook Messenger bot for global money transfers from US, Europe, Australia, and Canada   —  International money transfer service TransferWise has introduced a new Facebook Messenger bot, letting customers send money and create rate alerts directly from within Facebook Messenger.
Feb 21, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Carl Bass, CEO of Autodesk since 2006, resigns effective immediately but will remain on company board   —  Design-focused software firm Autodesk has announced that CEO and president Carl Bass is stepping down effective tomorrow (February 8).  —  No immediate replacement has been appointed …
Feb 7, 2017, 6:35 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google, Facebook to help French newsrooms combat “fake news” ahead of presidential election   —  Google and Facebook are to help a host of French news organizations combat the growing scourge of fake news ahead of the upcoming French presidential election campaign.
Feb 6, 2017, 6:45 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google Translate's Word Lens can now translate Japanese text to English, on both iOS and Android, and can also work offline   —  English-speaking travelers seeking speedy translations of Japanese text are in luck today, with the news that the Google Translate app for Android and iOS now lets …
Jan 26, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context

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