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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
London-based startup Blue Vision Labs, which helps developers build collaborative AR apps, raises $14.5M Series A led by GV   —  Blue Vision Labs, a London-based augmented reality startup co-founded by computer vision experts from Oxford and Imperial College, is emerging from stealth today …
Mar 15, 2018, 5:00 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
WhatsApp commits to not sharing user data with Facebook until it complies with GDPR; UK's Information Commissioner's Office closes its investigation   —  Facebook, its popular messaging app WhatsApp, and the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) have reached a truce in their long-running investigation …
Mar 14, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google says it removed 3.2B “bad ads” in 2017, up from 1.7B in 2016, and blocked 320K publishers, 90K sites, and 700K mobile apps for content policy violations   —  As the world's largest search engine and a digital advertising behemoth, Google has a lot to answer for when it comes …
Mar 14, 2018, 1:00 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
RapidAPI, an API marketplace that says it processes 400B API calls each month, raises $9M led by a16z   —  APIs — lightweight application interfaces that developers use both to integrate third-party services into their own apps, and to let their apps get used more easily by other developers …
Mar 13, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Apple acquires digital newsstand Texture, which gives its readers access to ~200 magazines for $10/month, as it doubles down on content “from trusted sources”   —  As the debate continues over fake news and the role that aggregators like Facebook have played in spreading it …
Mar 12, 2018, 11:42 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Facebook strikes a licensing deal with Warner Music, the last major label holdout, to use Warner's music in videos and messages on Facebook   —  Just weeks after signing a large licensing deal with leading indy label representative ICE, Facebook has continued its march into the world of music …
Mar 9, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
UK-based mobile-only Atom Bank raises $206M led by Spanish bank BBVA, which now has a 39% share of the bank   —  Atom Bank, the startup based out of Durham, England that operates a mobile-only bank targeting consumers between the ages of 18 and 34, has raised another big round of funding.
Mar 7, 2018, 7:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Romania-based UiPath, which develops AI-based bots that automate mundane enterprise tasks, confirms it raised $153M Series B at $1.1B valuation led by Accel   —  Last week, we reported that UiPath, a startup out of Romania building AI-based services for enterprises in the area of robotic process automation …
Mar 6, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Sources: used car site Vroom, which had raised ~$320M, lays off 25%-50% staff and halts Dallas and Indiana operations   —  Vroom, an on-demand car buying and selling startup that has raised over $300 million in venture funding, has hit a bump in the road.  TechCrunch has learned and confirmed …
Mar 6, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: UiPath raises ~$120M Series B at $1B+ valuation for enterprise back-office automation bots; UiPath raised $30M at estimated $109M valuation in April   —  The initial hype around bots — applications that run partly or entirely using natural language processing, machine learning …
Mar 2, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
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