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Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
TechStars Ventures Raises $150 Million As It Expands Into Series A Investments   —  Techstars has raised $150 million for its latest vehicle, Techstars Ventures (formerly known as Bullet Time Ventures) as it expands from seed into Series A investment.  —  “The $150 million third fund is focused …
Jan 28, 2015, 1:00 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Slack Buys Screenhero To Add Screen Sharing And Voice Chat To Its Work Messaging Platform   —  Slack, the enterprise collaboration service that has raised $180 million and proven to be a runaway success with 365,000 daily active users, has made another acquisition to add more functionality …
Jan 28, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Metromile Launches Uber Car Insurance Where Drivers Only Pay For Personal Miles   —  Uber covers drivers with $1 million of insurance when they're on the job, but they still have to buy personal car insurance even if they hardly drive off-the-job.  But now, Metromile and Uber have developed …
Jan 28, 2015, 12:05 PMIn context
Kyle Russell / TechCrunch:
Lockitron Announces The $99 Bolt, A Deadbolt You Can Unlock With Your Phone   —  Y Combinator alum Lockitron is today launching the Bolt, a $99 follow-up to its troubled crowdfunded keyless-entry gadget.  —  Lockitron co-founder Cameron Robertson says the company learned a lot from the difficulties …
Jan 27, 2015, 11:55 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Apple Just Had The Most Profitable Quarter Of Any Company Ever   —  Apple had a pretty good quarter.  —  And by “pretty good,” I mean it was the biggest quarter in history.  And not just for Apple.  For any company.  Ever.  —  This page charts the past record holders.
Jan 27, 2015, 9:55 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Opens Registration For F8 Conference Featuring Oculus, WhatsApp, Instagram   —  Omnipresence seems to be the theme for Facebook's F8 conference this year.  Today, registration opened allowing developers to apply for $495 tickets, though it's free to livestream.
Jan 27, 2015, 8:20 PMIn context
Kyle Russell / TechCrunch:
Prynt, a case that turns your phone into a Polaroid camera, is now available for pre-order on Kickstarter for $49   —  The Case That Turns Your Phone Into A Polaroid Camera Is Now On Kickstarter  —  The Prynt case, which lets you print photos directly from your phone, is now available for pre-order on Kickstarter.
Jan 27, 2015, 7:25 PMIn context
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Apple Beats In Q1 2015 With $74.6B Revenue, $18B Profit And $3.06 EPS   —  Apple has just released its fiscal Q1 2015 earnings, reporting $74.6 billion in revenue, $18 billion in net profit representing $3.06 per share.  Compared to the year-ago quarter, it corresponds to a growth of 29.5 percent in revenue …
Jan 27, 2015, 4:48 PMIn context
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:
Yahoo Reports Mixed Q4 With Mobile Revenue Of $254M, Total Top Line Of $1.18B   —  Today Yahoo reported its fourth-quarter financial performance, including revenue excluding the cost of acquiring traffic of $1.179 billion, and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.30.
Jan 27, 2015, 4:30 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Pinterest Brings Ads To Users' Home Feeds   —  More users will be seeing ads on Pinterest, the company announced on Tuesday, detailing an expanded test of its advertising product which will now place ads in the form of “Promoted Pins” directly in users' home feeds.
Jan 27, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context

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