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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Carpooling service Via raises new round, source says of $250M, led by Daimler, for European expansion; Mercedes Benz investing $50M in a joint venture with Via   —  As outsized ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft continue to build out their taxi-style marketplaces largely based around …
Sep 4, 2017, 9:00 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Crowdsourced same-day delivery platform Deliv expands to 33 markets and 1,400 cities, says it has 4,000 retail partners including Best Buy, UPS, and Macy's   —  As Amazon continues to expand its retail muscle beyond its own e-commerce portal, there's been some activity among startups …
Aug 31, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Cubic Telecom raises $46.5M Series C, sources say at $215M valuation, from Audi, Qualcomm, and others to build out its global connectivity service for cars   —  As automakers ramp up their connected car initiatives, a company that has built a solution to link vehicles up to mobile networks globally …
Aug 26, 2017, 7:10 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Baidu sells its Xiaodu food delivery business to Rajax's Ele.me; estimate puts value of the deal at ~$800M   —  The online food ordering-and-delivery market, once very hot, appears to be cooling down a little in China.  Today Baidu, the country's search giant, announced an exit from the business …
Aug 24, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Forward Networks raises $16M Series B led by DFJ to help prevent enterprise and service provider network outages   —  As IP networks continue to grow and become ever more complex, and people become ever more dependent on them staying up all the time, a startup that is building software tools …
Aug 23, 2017, 6:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Cloud data management and protection firm Druva raises $80M led by Riverwood Capital, bringing its total raised close to $200M   —  An ongoing trend among businesses to put more of their data into the cloud — bringing ever more smartphones, tablets, laptops and other devices on to their networks …
Aug 22, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google acquires AIMatter, a startup that has built a neural network-based AI platform and SDK to detect and process images quickly on mobile devices   —  Computer vision — the branch of artificial intelligence that lets computers “see” and process images like humans do (and, actually …
Aug 16, 2017, 7:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn is rolling out a free service to pair users with mentors   —  LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social network for the working world with over 500 million users, has put a lot of effort into new areas of business like content, education and bringing on new users in emerging markets …
Aug 3, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Small business loan platform Kabbage raises $250M Series F from SoftBank, bringing its total raised to $500M   —  Kabbage, a company with some 115,000 customers and $3.5 billion in loans that has built an automated platform for lending money to small businesses and individuals using a large set …
Aug 3, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LogMeIn buys Israel-based Nanorep, which develops chatbots and AI-powered tools for navigating apps, for $45M and up to $5M in performance-based earn-outs   —  LogMeIn, the company that provides authentication and other connectivity solutions for those who connect remotely to networks and services …
Aug 1, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context

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