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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Intel takes 15% stake in HERE to develop autonomous positioning systems based on Intel tech; terms undisclosed but stake worth $390M at 2015 HERE sale valuation   —  Here, the mapping and location services company once owned by Nokia and sold for €2.5 billion to a car-maker consortium of Audi …
Jan 3, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Chinese connected device OS maker Thundersoft buys Rightware, a Helsinki-based automotive system UI developer, for $68M   —  Thundersoft, a company out of China that designs operating systems for drones and other connected devices, has made an acquisition to drive deeper into automotive technology …
Dec 26, 2016, 3:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Viber now lets users send video messages and adds six in-chat commands, known as Chat Extensions, to search Wikipedia, Giphy, TheMovieDB, and more   —  On the heels of Kik and Facebook's Messenger adding in new video features yesterday, one of their old rivals Viber is announcing a new video tool of its own …
Dec 20, 2016, 11:45 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Delivery startup Just Eat acquires rival Delivery Hero's UK business for $251M cash, plus $50M based on performance, buys Canadian rival SkipTheDishes for $83M   —  Yet more regional consolidation is underway among the giants of take-out and delivery startups in Europe as they gear up to compete …
Dec 15, 2016, 3:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Sources: secure messaging app Symphony, used by 14 of biggest banks on Wall Street, is raising up to $200M at a $1B+ pre-money valuation   —  Symphony, a secure messaging service backed and used by 14 of the biggest banks on Wall Street, is raising up to $200 million in a new round of funding …
Dec 14, 2016, 2:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Commenting platform Disqus lays off 20% of its workforce, or 11 people, as it shifts business models to focus on data services for publishers and advertisers   —  Some downsizing and refocusing is underway at Disqus, the startup incubated at Y-Combinator that became an early mover in the business …
Dec 14, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Improbable teams with Google and opens SpatialOS alpha for virtual world development with a beta version expected Q1 2017   —  Improbable, the London startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz that has been developing a platform for third parties to build virtual and simulated worlds …
Dec 13, 2016, 4:05 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Ventures launches new fund for AI startups and backs Element AI, a new Montreal-based incubator co-founded by renowned AI expert Yoshua Bengio   —  Microsoft Ventures today announced two steps that point to how the tech giant's VC arm wants to get involved in artificial intelligence in a big way.
Dec 12, 2016, 9:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Used car marketplace Beepi shutting down operations outside of California, laying off 180 staff, merging with   —  After going through nearly $150 million in funding, peer-to-peer used-car marketplace Beepi.comis shifting gears.  TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that the startup …
Dec 7, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Brazil-based Nubank, makers of a “no-fee” credit card managed via a mobile app, raises $80M Series D led by DST Global; sources say valuation is under $1B   —  As Brazil continues to reel as a result of its economic turmoil and its worst recession in 80 years …
Dec 7, 2016, 11:00 PMIn context

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