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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Apple has hired a team of at least 18 people from a startup called Silicon Valley Data Science, including two of its co-founders   —  Apple has made a quiet but interesting move in its longer-term strategy around courting more business from enterprises.  The company has hired the tech team …
Jan 19, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Oslo-based Kahoot says its quiz app is used by 50%+ of US K-12 students every month, up from 30% in April 2016, and has 70M monthly users, up 75% YoY   —  With HQ Trivia continuing its viral and popular run, and education remaining a perennially strong category in app stores …
Jan 18, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Toronto-based collaborative writing platform Wattpad raises $51M at an estimated ~$398M post-money valuation to expand its tech platform   —  Content, as they say, is king — but these days, that may be true only for as long as you can figure out a good business model to deliver it.
Jan 17, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google and Coursera launch program to train more IT support professionals, written by Googlers and subsidized by Google, available globally for $49/month   —  After a big fundraise and subsequent reorganization last year at Coursera — which saw a change of CEO, as well as the departure of its COO …
Jan 16, 2018, 9:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Indian payment startup Razorpay raises $20M Series B led by Tiger Global at what sources say is a valuation of $100M   —  E-commerce remains among the biggest tech opportunities in India, one of the world's most populated countries whose economy continues to rapidly evolve and now has over 500 million people connecting to the Internet.
Jan 15, 2018, 8:35 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Source: Verizon is working on a new OTT video content service based on Oath content and a connected home product to manage smart devices   —  Jan 12, 2018, 4:23 amJan 12, 2018, 8:39 am  —  At CES, the big consumer electronics show underway this week in Las Vegas (when the lights are working) …
Jan 12, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Comcast says it will let US Xfinity customers control certain connected home products using its apps and hardware starting in the first half of 2018   —  The connected home has been a big theme at CES, and today Comcast is turning on a new service that underscores its intention to be central player in it.
Jan 10, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Canada-based Igloo Software, which makes a platform that integrates enterprise software, raises $47M Series C led by Frontier Capital   —  The market for social media and collaboration services for enterprises — made popular by the recent, rapid growth and emergence of platforms like Slack …
Jan 10, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
IFI Claims data: IBM tops US patents list with 9,043 granted in 2017, up from 8,090 in 2016; Samsung came second with 5,837; Apple, Google, Amazon make top 20   —  Patents may sometimes get a bad rap for how they are abused (and misused) by some companies for commercial gain …
Jan 9, 2018, 12:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Smart lock maker August launches in-home delivery service August Access in US, in partnership with last mile logistics firm Deliv, after testing it with Walmart   —  August Home, the smart lock startup that was acquired by lock giant Assa Abloy in October last year, is stepping up its delivery game.
Jan 9, 2018, 11:55 AMIn context

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