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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Airbnb quietly launches Travel Stories in beta, letting users share ephemeral pictures and videos that can be viewed in-app or online   —  The stories format has been one of the most sticky features of social apps like Snapchat and Instagram, letting users stitch together video …
May 24, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Payments processing company Adyen says it plans to IPO on the Euronext Amsterdam exchange at a $7B-$11B valuation   —  The floodgates are definitely open for IPOs in the tech world right now, and the latest is coming out of Europe.  Adyen, a company that powers payments for large …
May 24, 2018, 7:30 AMIn context
Uber is raising another secondary round of funding of up to $600M on a valuation of $62B and has raised more than $21B in funding to date   —  Uber's CEO is in Paris this week meeting with the French president to talk tech in Europe and expanding its insurance coverage in the region …
May 23, 2018, 4:57 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
London-based Realeyes, which uses AI and a front-facing camera to read viewers' emotions, raises $16.2M Series A led by Draper Esprit   —  One of the more interesting applications of AI to the world of advertising and marketing has been in how it's being used to help measure and ultimately shape campaigns.
May 22, 2018, 7:40 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
PayPal confirms it is acquiring Swedish payments company iZettle for $2.2B in an all-cash deal, making it PayPal's biggest-ever transaction   —  PayPal is taking its biggest bet yet on point-of-sale transactions, small businesses, and markets outside of the US, as it looks to raise its game against Square …
May 17, 2018, 4:42 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Cask Data, a startup that builds solutions to run big data analytics services based on Hadoop, joins Google Cloud; terms not disclosed; Cask had raised $40M   —  Google is pushing hard on its efforts to build out a deeper enterprise business around Google Cloud, which continues …
May 16, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
European startup Dashdash, which is developing a spreadsheet-like platform to help less technical people develop apps, raises $8M Series A led by Accel   —  Sometimes I think of spreadsheets as the dirty secret of the IT world today.  We've seen a huge explosion in the number of productivity tools …
May 16, 2018, 2:30 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon makes Sumerian, its browser-based tool to build AR, VR, and 3D apps with minimal coding, generally available   —  Last November, AWS announced a new product called Amazon Sumerian, a toolkit and platform for developers to build “mixed reality” apps — that is, using virtual reality …
May 15, 2018, 2:59 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Favstar says it will shut down on June 19 as creator Tim Haines blames upcoming Twitter API changes that will discontinue user streams   —  As Twitter develops an ever-closer hold on how it manages services around its real-time news and social networking service, a pioneer in Twitter analytics is calling it quits.
May 14, 2018, 9:37 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Silver Lake to buy ZPG, owner of UK property portals Zoopla, PrimeLocation, and SmartNewHomes, for about £2.2B, a 30% premium on its Thursday closing price   —  The UK housing market has cooled down on the heels of the EU/Brexit referendum vote, but that hasn't stopped M&A activity around property market companies.
May 11, 2018, 7:00 AMIn context

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