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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announce that doctor and writer Dr. Atul Gawande will be CEO of their as-yet unnamed joint healthcare venture   —  Amazon, BerkshireHathaway and JPMorgan Chase have not been especially public about their plans for how they plan to take on employee healthcare …
Jun 20, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Yahoo updates Yahoo Mail for mobile web and releases an app for Android Go, as it seeks new users on lower-end devices   —  The days for Yahoo Messenger are now numbered, but Yahoo and its parent Oath (which also owns TC) are still counting on growth for other communications services, specifically Yahoo Mail.
Jun 19, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Estonian-founded sales CRM startup Pipedrive raises $50M Series C led by Insight Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners   —  While Salesforce and Microsoft have a dominant position in the world of sales software today, there are a number of startups nipping at their heels …
Jun 14, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Dutch payments company Adyen closes its first day on Amsterdam's Euronext exchange at €462.50 per share, giving it a market cap of more than €13.6B   —  After raising €1.1 billion in its initial offering and pricing its shares at €240 each last night, Adyen, the Dutch payments company, went public today with a bang.
Jun 13, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
UK-based Memrise raises $15.5M Series B, says it reached profitability in Q1 this year and that its AI-based language learning app has passed 35M users globally   —  Memrise, a UK startup whose eponymous language-learning app employs machine learning and localised content to adapt to users' needs …
Jun 11, 2018, 5:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Cloud HR software firm Workday acquires Adaptive Insights, a provider of cloud-based business planning and financial modeling tools, for $1.55B   —  Workday, the cloud-based platform that offers HR and other back-office apps for businesses, is making an acquisition to expand its portfolio of services …
Jun 11, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Airbnb to pilot new Open Homes program in San Jose, CA that will let residents register as “standby” hosts for emergencies, attend in-person training, more   —  Airbnb — the travel startup that lets individuals rent out private homes or rooms in private homes to people as an alternative …
Jun 10, 2018, 12:50 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Yahoo will shut down Yahoo Messenger on July 17, marking the end of an era that began with Yahoo Pager back in 1998   —  It's the end of an era for Yahoo Messenger, one of the first instant messaging apps on the market.  Today, Oath (which also owns TechCrunch) announced that it would be winding …
Jun 8, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn debuts Your Commute, which lets job-seekers who save their location preferences check the commute times to potential employers, on its mobile app   —  LinkedIn, the social media site that's aimed at people looking to network or otherwise change up their career prospects, is taking a plunge into location-based services.
Jun 7, 2018, 6:15 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Ride-hailing service Gett raises $80M led by existing investor VW at a ~$1.4B valuation, says it will be profitable by Q1 of next year   —  While Uber is growing its business with a net loss on its balance sheet, a smaller rival has confirmed a round of funding, and projects that it will be profitable by Q1 of next year.
Jun 7, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context

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