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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google and NBC to make 10+ multi-episode VR productions to run alongside NBC's core programming; users can watch on YouTube or in VR on Cardboard, Daydream View   —  Virtual reality has yet to hit the big time with the vast majority of consumers — headset sales are still in the single-digit millions …
Apr 30, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon has launched a portal offering home security services including installations, with no monthly service contracts, in five price tiers from $240 to $840   —  Amazon's made a slew of acquisitions in the area of smart home services, and now it's offering a product that brings them together under one roof — your roof.
Apr 27, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Twitter says changes to its API and policy enforcement resulted in suspension of 142K apps responsible for 130M “low-quality” tweets, for violating its ToS   —  Twitter is making good on its pledge to fight the persistent problems of spam, bots, harassment and misinformation that have plagued the social platform for years.
Apr 25, 2018, 10:10 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Enterprise communications firm Mitel to be acquired for $2B by Searchlight Capital Partners in an all-cash transaction   —  Mitel, the enterprise communications company that tried but failed to buy Polycom for $2 billion, is now being acquired for $2 billion itself.
Apr 24, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google confirms some of its services, including Google Search, Gmail, and Android push notifications, continue to suffer outages in Russia amid Telegram ban   —  A shower of paper airplanes darted through the skies of Moscow and other towns in Russia today, as users answered the call …
Apr 22, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
London-based BenevolentAI, which is developing AI tech for drug discovery and more, announces $115M funding round at a $2.1B post-money valuation   —  In the ongoing race to build the best and smartest applications that tap into the advances of artificial intelligence, a startup out of London …
Apr 18, 2018, 11:05 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Stripe launches Radar for Fraud Teams, a premium service that's an extension of its free AI-powered anti-fraud service, which has also been updated   —  Cybersecurity continues to be a growing focus and problem in the digital world, and now Stripe is launching a new paid product that it hopes …
Apr 18, 2018, 1:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
GoFundMe acquires YouCaring as charitable crowdfunding continues to consolidate   —  GoFundMe, the startup that focuses on crowdfunding for charitable causes, has made another acquisition to scale up its platform: It has acquired YouCaring, a smaller rival, creating a combined community …
Apr 4, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
AWS says GoDaddy is moving “the majority” of its infrastructure to AWS, not including domain management, in multiyear deal, as GoDaddy trims operational costs   —  It really is Go Time for GoDaddy .  Amazon's cloud services provider AWS and GoDaddy, the domain registration and management giant …
Mar 28, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Braintree launches Extend, a set of tools to integrate loyalty, fraud prevention, and other services into payments   —  Braintree, the division of PayPal that provides payment services to e-commerce and other online businesses, is making its latest move to help raise its game against competitors like Stripe.
Mar 27, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context

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