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Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
Facebook now asking users to rate articles' use of “misleading language” to detect fake news   —  A survey asking users about “misleading language” in posts is the latest indication that Facebook is facing up to what many see as its responsibility to get a handle on the fake news situation.
Dec 6, 2016, 1:40 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Executive assistant app Accompany raises $20M, led by Ignition Partners, and debuts UK Beta   —  Accompany, an app that Amy Chang bets will be able to replace the chief-of-staff or personal assistant of an executive, launched just a few months ago.  The app had been in the works for a while …
Dec 5, 2016, 4:50 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Volkswagen debuts Moia, a standalone mobility company, which will work on tech for self-driving on-demand transportation   —  Volkswagen Group is making a significant bet on future mobility services with Moia, a new separate company that will exist under the VW umbrella of brands focused specifically …
Dec 5, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Amazon debuts Amazon Go, a checkout-less food store in Seattle, where purchases are tracked by computer vision and app, open to its staff now and public in '17   —  The straight-forwardly named “Just Walk Out” technology ought to give you a pretty good idea of what Amazon Go is all about.
Dec 5, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Connie Loizos / TechCrunch:
Survey of 700+ startup founders: 31% don't intend to IPO, 67% now say VCs have more negotiating power   —  First Round Capital just published its second-ever State of Startups report, and it's chock full of interesting sentiments from a survey of more than 700 founders …
Dec 2, 2016, 1:20 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Amazon debuts AWS X-Ray, which helps developers debug distributed code by showing a graph of processes to identify bottlenecks and see performance of functions   —  Amazon today is rolling out a tool to help developers dive deep into their existing applications to diagnose each element …
Dec 1, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
HMD Global completes 10-year deal with Nokia to bring Nokia-branded devices to market; HMD says new smartphones are coming in the first half of 2017   —  It's been a rough decade or so for Nokia's smartphone business.  In 2011, then-CEO Stephen Elop famously described the company's situation as a …
Dec 1, 2016, 1:25 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Report: Fitbit to acquire Pebble, will shutter company over time; source says deal is worth $34-40M, below Citizen's $740M 2015 offer, Intel's $70M 2016 offer   —  It looks consolidation is acoming to the wearables space with Fitbit set to acquire smartwatch maker and multi-million-dollar …
Dec 1, 2016, 12:55 AMIn context
John Mannes / TechCrunch:
Amazon and Techstars partner on 13-week conversational AI startup accelerator offering $20K initial investment and $100K convertible note option upon completion   —  Big tech companies have been creating accelerators left and right to evangelize their brands and get developers engaged with APIs and other open-source efforts.
Nov 30, 2016, 8:15 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Box reports Q3 2017 revenue of $102.8M, up 31% YoY, vs $100.6M expected, as operating loss narrows from $55M to $37.8M YoY   —  Cloud storage company Box reported third-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday, beating Wall Street expectations with a record $102.8 million in revenue …
Nov 30, 2016, 4:27 PMIn context

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