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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Confirmed: Hailo sells 60% of company to Daimler as it merges with MyTaxi   —  Some more movement and consolidation is afoot in the on-demand transportation industry, specifically in Europe.  Today, Hailo is announcing that it has sold 60% of its company to Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler …
Jul 26, 2016, 5:25 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter tries to explain itself as a breaking news destination in new marketing campaign   —  Do you have to tweet to use Twitter?  Is Twitter a social network?  Many people still think so because the company has failed to properly position itself - and its broader use cases - to the general public throughout the years.
Jul 25, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Security-as-a-service startup StackPath nabs $180M, 4 acquisitions including MaxCDN   —  A mass migration of IT services to the cloud, coupled with a huge growth of connected devices, has created a perfect storm for security breaches with some 400 million malware attacks identified last year alone according to IDC.
Jul 25, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Yahoo's remaining assets to rebrand after sale to Verizon in 2017   —  One asset that Verizon will be getting as part of its $4.83 billion acquisition of Yahoo's core assets, which it did not specifically mention in its big announcement today, is Yahoo's (in)famous brand — main name, purple color and exclamation mark all included.
Jul 25, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
MasterCard jumps into UK payments technologies, buys VocaLink for up to $1.14B   —  For those keeping tabs, one more big tech company built and operating in the UK has been snapped up by another company from abroad.  Today, MasterCard Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire 92.4% of VocaLink …
Jul 22, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources say Reddit's efforts to remake itself are faltering under CEO Steve Huffman and founder Alexis Ohanian's leadership as more key employees depart   —  It's been one year since Reddit revolted.  When the company cracked down on revenge porn and subreddits containing offensive content last summer …
Jul 22, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Monotype will acquire marketing startup Olapic for $130M   —  Monotype, a publicly traded company focused on font design and technology, announced today that it's acquiring Olapic, a startup that helps brands promote themselves with user-generated photos.  —  The deal is expected to close …
Jul 21, 2016, 6:50 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
PayPal narrowly beats quarterly revenue expectations with $2.65B as it partners with Visa   —  PayPal reported earnings after the bell on Thursday, showing $2.65 billion in revenue for the quarter, when analysts were expecting $2.6 billion.  Adjusted earnings per share was also in line with Wall Street estimates at 36 cents.
Jul 21, 2016, 4:50 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Intel Q2 misses on sales of $13.5B, beats on EPS of $0.59 as it hunkers on with restructuring   —  Chipmaker Intel, which in April announced that it would need to take a $1.2 billion charge on a massive restructuring of its business, has posted its Q2 earnings, and they are unsurprisingly mixed.
Jul 20, 2016, 4:28 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
SwiftKey debuts emoji prediction keyboard Swiftmoji, its first product since the Microsoft acquisition   —  Keyboard app maker Swiftkey, which was acquired by Microsoft for $250 million in February, has officially launched its first product since that acquisition — and it's an emoji-predicting keyboard app, called Swiftmoji.
Jul 20, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context

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