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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter Now Lets You Opt In To Receive Direct Messages From Anyone   —  Twitter has for years tested a feature that would allow anyone to opt in to receive direct messages from other users on its platform, even if the accounts weren't following each other as per earlier requirements.
Apr 20, 2015, 10:40 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon's AWS Quietly Acquired NoSQL Database Migration Startup Amiato In May 2014   —  Amazon Web Services, the enterprise division of the e-commerce and cloud services giant, has been growing its reach in data warehousing and big data analytics by way of Redshift, a hosted product that it launched …
Apr 20, 2015, 2:00 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Groupon Sells 46% Of Korea's Ticket Monster To KKR Consortium For $360M   —  The long-running question mark over Groupon's ownership of Ticket Monster has been resolved.  Today the company announced that it is selling a controlling stake in the Korean online shopping platform to a consortium …
Apr 20, 2015, 1:00 PMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Cloud customer service startup Freshdesk raises $50M from Tiger Global, Accel Partners, and Google Capital   —  Cloud Customer Service Startup Freshdesk Reels In $50M Round  —  Freshdesk, a cloud-based customer service tool, caught a bushel of money today, announcing a $50M investment led …
Apr 20, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Announces Azure Service Fabric, A New Framework For Building Highly Scalable Cloud Services   —  Microsoft today announced Azure Service Fabric, a new Azure service that aims to make it easier for developers at startups and ISVs to create highly scalable cloud applications.
Apr 20, 2015, 11:25 AMIn context
Kim-Mai Cutler / TechCrunch:
Oscar Raises $145M At A $1.5B Valuation To Build A New Healthcare, Insurance Giant   —  Oscar, a company founded to rethink how a health insurer should look and act in the digital age and after the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act, is scaling up with a big $145 million round …
Apr 20, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Android Wear's Second Big Update Is Coming: Gestures, WiFi, And Better UI In The Next Few Weeks   —  Word around the rumor mill was that Android Wear was about to get a pretty big update — and sure enough, such an update is officially on the way.  —  Here's whats new...  Wrist Flicking Gestures:
Apr 20, 2015, 10:05 AMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google says experimental UDP-based transport protocol QUIC improves Google search load times by 3%, ramps up usage in Chrome   —  Google Wants To Speed Up The Web With Its QUIC Protocol  —  You may have never heard of it, but if you are a Chrome user, chances are you've used Google's QUIC protocol already.
Apr 19, 2015, 5:10 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
French Senate Backs Bid To Force Google To Disclose Search Algorithm Workings   —  It's been a bad week for Google in Europe, with the Competition Commission on Wednesday adopting a Statement of Objections regard its shopping comparison service — marking an escalation of a five-year long antitrust investigation.
Apr 18, 2015, 4:10 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Google Says “Vast Majority” Of Ads On Its Platforms Will Be Encrypted By June 30   —  Google has been gradually moving all of its online services to HTTPS encryption — you may even remember the excitement wayyyy back in 2008, when Gmail switched to HTTPS.  —  In a blog post published this morning …
Apr 17, 2015, 8:10 PMIn context

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