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TechCrunch:
Facebook says it will soon start testing the ability to add GIFs to comments   —  Mar 24, 2017, 9:02 amMar 24, 2017, 1:30 pm  —  After years of stubborn caution, Facebook is finally embracing the animated GIF.  Next week Facebook will begin testing a GIF button that lets users post GIFs …
Mar 24, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Online finance startup SoFi raises $500M from Silver Lake, SoftBank, and others, bringing total equity raised to $1.9B   —  Online finance startup SoFi got its start refinancing student loans but gradually has been adding other services to members.  To expand into new regions and move closer …
Feb 24, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Airbnb confirms deal to buy social payments startup Tilt; sources characterize the deal as acqui-hire as most of the money is being spent on retaining the team   —  February 22, 2017Feb 23, 2017, 12:21 pm  —  Airbnb has finalized its deal to buy social payments startup Tilt, TechCrunch has confirmed.
Feb 23, 2017, 8:45 AMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Square beats Q4 estimates with $452M in revenue, up from $374M last year, as gross payment volume rises 34% YoY to $13.7B; stock up 4%   —  While Twitter continues to struggle as a public company, Jack Dorsey's other business seems to be doing pretty well.  Today payments company Square …
Feb 22, 2017, 4:25 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
GOAT raises $25M round led by Accel for its mobile-only marketplace for collectible sneakers, after raising $5M in August 2016   —  Feb 7, 2017, 8:00 amFeb 7, 2017, 1:38 pm  —  The secondary market for collectible shoes continues to grow, leading investors to pump more funds into companies serving sneakerheads.
Feb 10, 2017, 4:55 AMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Snap commits $2 billion over 5 years for Google Cloud infrastructure   —  Most of today's Snap coverage will be about its revenue and daily average usage numbers, but there was one small tidbit that emerged that will mean big business for the company's cloud infrastructure partner, Google.
Feb 2, 2017, 11:05 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Microsoft reports Q2 revenue of $26.1B, up from $25.7B last year, as Office 365 revenue grew 10% for the quarter to $7.4B and IC revenue grew 8% YoY to $6.9B   —  Microsoft reported financials for its fiscal second quarter today, posting earnings of $0.83 per share on $26.1 billion in revenue.
Jan 26, 2017, 4:33 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Drone delivery startup Flirtey raises $16M Series A round led by Menlo Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, with Lowercase Capital, Y Combinator and more participating   —  Jan 18, 2017, 10:40 amJan 18, 2017, 11:19 am  —  Drone delivery startup Flirtey has raised $16 million in Series A funding …
Jan 20, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / Medium:
TechCrunch writer Ryan Lawler to join 500 Startups as venture partner   —  Breaking: TechCrunch Writer Becomes An Investor  —  Let's not bury the lede: I'm leaving TechCrunch next week and, after taking a bit of a vacation, I will be joining 500 Startups as its newest Venture Partner come August.
Jun 4, 2015, 3:05 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Vimeo Now Lets Creators Launch Their Own Subscription Video-On-Demand Channels   —  Video distribution platform Vimeo wants to provide new ways for creators to make more money from their content.  A few years after launching a video on demand offering so creators could rent out or sell access to their videos …
Jun 2, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context

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