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Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
30+ companies including Quora, WebMD, Dominos Pizza, and Product Hunt add Google Home support   —  More than 30 startups and companies like Domino's Pizza, Food Network, and Product Hunt launched new actions for Google Home today.  —  Actions, like Amazon Alexa skills, give a user control and command of Google Assistant.
Dec 15, 2016, 4:30 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn launches new app for influencers to share Q&A videos limited to 30 seconds   —  LinkedIn, the social platform for people to network and look for work that's getting acquired by Microsoft for $26 billion, is taking the wraps off a new feature that it hopes will get more of its 433 …
Aug 2, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone relaunches Jelly as an anonymous Q&A platform   —  Twitter cofounder Biz Stone launched a startup, then pivoted it, and now he's launching the original idea all over again  —  In 2013, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and former Twitter executive Ben Finkel set out to launch a startup called Jelly.
Apr 28, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Quora testing ads on a small number of pages after being ad free for seven years, now has 100M monthly unique visitors   —  Quora begins testing ads on ‘small number’ of question pages  —  Quora has started looking at what ads would look like on the question-and-answer service.
Apr 20, 2016, 10:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Quora acquires Parlio, Wael Ghonim's Q&A and conversation site, in first acquisition   —  Quora's first acquisition is Arab Spring instigator's Q&A site Parlio  —  “Ex-con” isn't normally something you find on a founder's resume.  But Google employee Wael Ghonim went to jail for sparking the Egyptian Revolution.
Mar 30, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Quora, with over 80M monthly users, debuts Knowledge Prizes, sponsored bounties for great answers   —  Quora Turns 80M Visitors Into Q&A Bounty Hunters With Knowledge Prizes  —  Quora is going to let companies pay cash to incentivize great answers to their burning questions.
Jan 27, 2016, 3:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Quora Launches Troll-Free AMA “Writing Sessions”   —  The chaos of Reddit's Ask Me Anythings doesn't lend itself to the most thoughtful answers.  They're short, plagued by trolls, and people who care about the topic or person might not know an AMA is happening until it's over.
Nov 20, 2015, 8:45 PMIn context
Sam Altman / Y Combinator Posthaven:
Y Combinator has funded over 940 companies so far, eight of which have a valuation over $1B   —  YC stats  —  We get asked (a lot) for statistics on the YC portfolio about valuation and fundraising.  Although these are very imperfect indicators of success, here they are.
Aug 27, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Q&A Startup Quora Unifies Its Design Across Devices And Launches An iPad App   —  Quora wants to be the place where people share their knowledge with the world, and that means being on all the devices that people around the world use.  To date, that's meant the web, mobile web, and some native apps for iPhone and Android.
Aug 28, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Ask Pinterest Anything?  Site Tests Q&A Feature   —  Jelly, Quora, Yahoo (sometimes to absurd ends), and others have looked to question-and-answer services as a way to boost user engagement and advance conversations.  Now another player could be entering the fray: Pinterest has confirmed to us it is testing out a new Q&A feature, too.
May 14, 2014, 6:50 PMIn context

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