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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Uber sells its Xchange Leasing portfolio to car leasing startup Fair; Fair becomes Uber's exclusive partner for leasing services for its drivers in the US   —  As Uber works on trying to find a more profitable path ahead for its transportation-on-demand service, it has sold off one of its units that sat peripherally to that business.
Jan 30, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Source: TrackR, maker of Bluetooth trackers for physical objects, lays off 42 staff, in ongoing market contraction   —  It's crunch time for TrackR, that startup that lets you use an app to find items like keys, wallets and bags that have been tagged with its small Bluetooth-based tracking devices.
Jan 30, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
YouCaring, a crowdfunding site for charitable causes, acquires Generosity.com from Indiegogo, as the latter focuses on crowdfunding for hardware startups   —  Some consolidation is underway in the world of crowdfunding and online fundraising: YouCaring — which competes with GoFundMe and others …
Jan 29, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Montreal-based Element AI, which helps firms utilize AI and has raised $102M, opens its first international office in London to work with NGOs, charities, more   —  Element AI — which last year raised $102 million to build an incubator-meets-consultancy to work with multiple businesses …
Jan 23, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Uber Eats acquires New York-based Ando, the food delivery startup from David Chang that makes its own food   —  As food delivery hopefuls like Deliveroo and Amazon get more involved in the making of food themselves, Uber's food delivery branch Uber Eats has made an acquisition that could see the company …
Jan 22, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Slack launches in beta on Linux as a Snap, an application package that's available across a range of Linux distributions, including Ubuntu   —  Slack's ambition to become the default, go-to place for employees chat to each other and link into hundreds of other applications to get work done …
Jan 20, 2018, 9:20 PMIn context
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

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