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Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Google Ventures adds additional $25M to Ripcord's Series B, bringing total to $65M, as Ripcord builds its end-to-end paper record digitization service   —  The $40 million Ripcord Series B we reported back in August has just been bumped up to $65 million, courtesy of additional funding led by Google Ventures.
Dec 20, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Adidas will stop making its own wearable tech, says it will close its standalone digital sports organization and instead focus on Runtastic and the Adidas app   —  Wearables are hard.  Some of the biggest names in technology have tried and failed to find success in the space …
Dec 18, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Adobe is shutting down Storify's standalone service on May 16, 2018, with new signups halted today   —  Storify's eventual shuttering has been a long time coming.  The social timeline curation service was acquired by commenting platform Livefyreback in 2013, which, in turn, was picked up by Adobe in May of last year.
Dec 12, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
An unofficial, knockoff version of the MyEtherWallet digital wallet app became the third most popular paid app in the finance category on the iOS App Store   —  An app masquerading as, one of the internet's most popular services for storing ETH and other crypto coins …
Dec 11, 2017, 7:50 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Microsoft rolls out its collaborative Whiteboard app for Windows 10 users, soliciting feedback while it is in preview   —  When it announced the new Surface Pro a few months back, Microsoft also used the opportunity to preview Whiteboard, a Windows 10 app designed to offer creative and business collaboration across devices.
Dec 5, 2017, 11:15 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Amazon begins letting select developers monetize Alexa Skills via in-skill purchases, available in a handful of trivia games to start   —  There was clearly a lot of ground to cover at tonight's AWS re:Invent Alexa State of the Union — but let's be real, the most important bit was how the company plans …
Nov 30, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Apple says it is delaying HomePod release from December to early 2018   —  So much for the holiday rush.  Apple announced this morning that its premiumHomePod smart speaker won't be making the company's initial December ship date.  According to a brief statement issued by the company …
Nov 17, 2017, 11:27 AMIn context
Swedish lock giant Assa Abloy, which owns Yale and other brands, acquires smart lock maker August Home, which had raised around $75M   —  Oct 19, 2017, 11:26 amOct 19, 2017, 3:48 pm  —  The smart home market continues to heat up, and the legacy giants do not want to get locked out: quite literally.
Oct 19, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Russian internet giant Yandex launches Alice, an AI-powered Russian language assistant for its platform   —  Yandex is virtually unknown here in the States, but it's become something approaching a Russian Google (and Amazon and Uber) in the 20 years since its founding.
Oct 10, 2017, 4:15 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Amazon debuts $150 Echo Plus, which comes with built-in smart home hub that has 100 launch partners and ships with a free Hue light bulb; preorders start today   —  Sure, the new $99 Echo is a more premium (if lower cost) version of Amazon's wildly popular home assistant.
Sep 27, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context

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