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Greg Hartrell / Official Android Blog:
Google Play Books debuts Bubble Zoom, which uses machine learning to detect and expand speech bubbles in comic books, starting with some Marvel and DC volumes   —  Whether it's reading up on the origins of Justice League or enjoying a reboot like Invincible Iron Man, we all love our heroes …
Jul 21, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Report: global VC funding, propped up by mega deals, rose 3% from previous quarter to $27.4B in Q2 but number of deals fell by 6% to 1886, lowest since Q2 2013   —  If you look at the investment dollars for the last quarter, you might be surprised to see an uptick in deal volume.
Jul 20, 2016, 10:15 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
iMessages for iOS 10 adds third-party iMessage Apps, rich media, “emojification” of words, bubble and full screen effects, and more   —  Messages is getting a huge overhaul in iOS 10, as revealed onstage at WWDC, including rich media, emoji and a new way for third-party developers to build functions into the system.
Jun 13, 2016, 3:00 PMIn context
Ainsley O'Connell / Fast Company:
Inside Verizon's efforts to build a multi-billion dollar media business that can challenge new media giants like Netflix, and why it is vying to buy Yahoo   —  The telecom giant, which is in talks to acquire Yahoo, wants a piece of the digital content revolution.
May 29, 2016, 7:40 PMIn context
Brian Solomon / Forbes:
DoorDash announces $127M Series C led by Sequoia Capital, discusses how it raised in a down market   —  What It's Like To Raise $127 Million As Silicon Valley's Bubble Bursts  —  When Tony Xu calls 2015 a “blitzkrieg” year, it's hard to disagree.  —  The 31-year-old cofounder and CEO …
Mar 22, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Messaging app Cola, which uses interactive text message Bubbles to expand functionality, publicly launches on iOS   —  Cola launches its app for smarter, more interactive text messages  —  Do you sometimes get the feeling that you're having a looooooong text conversation to accomplish some fairly simple planning?
Mar 10, 2016, 1:45 PMIn context
Matt Levine / BloombergView.com:
How mutual funds value unicorns they invest in and what the recent write-downs mean   —  Unicorns Aren't So Beloved Anymore  —  The way a bubble works is, people get enthusiastic about a thing, so they buy a lot of it, and its price goes up.  Then people realize the price is too high …
Mar 6, 2016, 11:00 PMIn context
Danny Yadron / Guardian:
Interviews with Twitter novices reveal many feel frustrated and confused by product, intimidated by cliques   —  Twitter is struggling - probably because normal people don't know how to use it  —  Outside the media bubble, Twitter's processes and protocols can be confusing. yet its future depends …
Feb 20, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
First Round Capital:
Survey of 500+ VC-backed founders: 73% think we're in a bubble, women-led firms better at diversity, Bitcoin is overhyped, autonomous vehicles are underhyped   —  State of Startups - 2015  —  What does it mean to be a startup entrepreneur in 2015?  And how can sharing this experience help everyone?
Dec 2, 2015, 1:30 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Cola messaging app, now in private beta, aims to expand text messaging functionality with its interactive Bubbles and developer integrations   —  Cola Is Building A Platform To Help You Send Fewer Text Messages  —  As text messaging takes over more of my communication …
Nov 12, 2015, 2:55 PMIn context

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