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Meditation app Headspace acquires Alpine.AI, formerly VoiceLabs, to expand its voice and AI-powered offerings   —  Headspace, a meditation app with 31 million users that is valued at $320 million, is doubling down on voice and A.I. technology to help differentiate itself from the rest of the wellness pack.
Sep 5, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
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Evernote has lost its CTO, CFO, CPO, and HR head in the last month; source says the company is currently fundraising, potentially in a down round   —  Evernote, the productivity app with 225 million users that lets people take notes and organise other files from their working and non-work life …
Sep 4, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
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Paystack, a Stripe-like service aimed at Africa, raises $8M Series A from Visa, Tencent, and Stripe, and is currently serving tens of thousands of companies   —  Africa has been one of the least-developed regions globally when it comes to technology and being on the less advanced side of the so-called digital divide.
Aug 28, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
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In its first earnings after IPO, Dutch payments company Adyen reports H1 revenues of €256.4M up 67.3% YoY, with net income of €48.2M, up 74.6% YoY   —  After Adyen's huge debut on the public markets in June that saw the stock go up 92 percent on its first day of trading …
Aug 22, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
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Slack raises $427M Series H led by Dragoneer Investment Group and General Atlantic at a valuation of over $7.1B   —  Slack, the workplace communications platform, has taken off like a rocket since launching in 2013 and now has more than 8 million daily active users and 70,000 teams paying to use it.
Aug 21, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Netflix is testing bypassing iTunes payment method in 33 countries, redirecting users to the mobile web version to log payment details directly with Netflix   —  Netflix is one of the highest-grossing apps on the iOS App Store, but it looks like the video streaming giant is contemplating …
Aug 21, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
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Farfetch, the UK-based marketplace for high-end fashion and luxury goods, files for IPO on NYSE and says it had ~1M active consumers as of last year   —  Farfetch, the UK-based marketplace for high-end fashion and other luxury goods, has confirmed its plans to go public.
Aug 20, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
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London-based Threads, a startup that sells luxury fashion on messaging services like WeChat, WhatsApp, Snapchat, and iMessage, raises $20M led by C Ventures   —  When you think of e-commerce marketplaces, chances are that the first things that come to mind are storefronts built on websites and apps.
Aug 17, 2018, 8:55 AMIn context
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Intel buys deep-learning startup Vertex.AI to join its Movidius unit; Vertex says Intel will continue to develop its PlaidML engine as an open source project   —  Intel wants to bring more artificial intelligence technology into all aspects of its business, and today it is stepping up its game a little in the area with an acquisition.
Aug 16, 2018, 10:00 PMIn context
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Israeli startup Carbyne, which has developed a new platform for 911 call-handlers to improve response times, raises $15M Series B led by Elsted Capital Partners   —  911 and other emergency numbers have been a key route for people to contact medical, police or fire services …
Aug 15, 2018, 8:35 AMIn context

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