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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Berlin-based used car marketplace Frontier Car Group announces $58M Series B, of which $41M is equity and $17M is debt, led by Balderton Capital and TPG Growth   —  We've seen a large wave of used-car sales startups launch across developed markets like the U.S. and Europe …
May 2, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Nokia to sell its digital health division to Eric Carreel, cofounder of Withings, which Nokia acquired for €170M in 2016; deal expected to close late Q2 2018   —  Nokia's unsuccessful foray into digital health hardware and services looks like it is finally coming to an end.
May 2, 2018, 5:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Groupon says it acquired UK-based Cloud Savings Company, which owns Vouchercloud and Giftcloud, for $65M   —  Daily deals and local commerce site Groupon has announced an acquisition to ramp up its operations in discount offers and specifically those tied to loyalty programs.
May 1, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon launches Prime Book Box, an invite-only subscription service for kids' hardcover books for $23/box sold as part of Prime membership   —  Along with the higher price that Amazon is introducing to Prime this month, the company is also bringing another first to its membership service: physical books.
May 1, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
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

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