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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Neuralink, Elon Musk's brain interface startup, has raised $27M, SEC filing shows   —  Elon Musk wants to connect your brain directly to a computer, and investors are ready to make that science fiction a reality.  Musk's startup Neuralink has raised the $26.96 million of a technically still-open funding round …
Aug 25, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook improves Camera with ability to go Live, shoot two-second GIFs, and make full screen text posts; all can be shared to Story, Messenger, and News Feed   —  Despite the tepid reception for Facebook Stories, the social network is doubling down on its full screen Camera feature.
Aug 15, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram gets threaded comments, and Facebook News Feed gets UI tweaks like bubble-style comments   —  Taking inspiration from line drawings, Reddit and Messenger, Facebook is overhauling the design of the News Feed to make it more legible, clickable and commentable.
Aug 15, 2017, 1:42 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snap's “Other” revenue fell from $8.3M in Q1 to $5.3M in Q2, signaling a decline in Spectacles sales   —  Snap's Spectacles sunglasses may prove to be more of a fad than a must-have device.  Snap revealed during its call following weak Q2 earnings that it generated $5.4 million in …
Aug 13, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
SoundCloud closes $169.5M Series F funding round led by Raine Group and Temasek to stay afloat; former Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor replaces Alex Ljung as CEO   —  SoundCloud has just closed the necessary funding round to keep the struggling music service afloat.
Aug 11, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and co-founder Bobby Murphy say they won't sell any shares this year   —  Snap has an awful Q2 earnings report... but at least its dancing AR hot dog was viewed 1.5 billion times.  To prove their confidence, co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy have agreed not to sell …
Aug 10, 2017, 5:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook introduces Watch, its redesigned video section for original content, with producers earning 55% of ad revenue, rolling out Thursday   —  Facebook has a new home for original video content produced exclusively for it by partners, who will earn 55 percent of ad break revenue while Facebook keeps 45 percent.
Aug 9, 2017, 7:07 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook uses AI and expands human review processes to identify misleading ads and posts that use “cloaking” to disguise true link destinations   —  “Cloaking” sounds sci-fi, but it's actually a trick used today by spammers to show content moderators or search engine spiders …
Aug 9, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram: 50% of businesses on Instagram created a story in past month, boosting average daily app use to 32 mins for users under 25, and 24 mins for those 25+   —  Instagram Stories has blossomed from a Snapchat clone into an integral part of the world's largest dedicated visual communication app in the first year since its launch.
Aug 2, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Anonymous social app Whisper lays off 14 of its 71 employees; source says revenues were $1.3M in June, firm will have $100K in free cash flow in August   —  Startups are dying all over the place as last year's investment cool-off leads many to run out of cash.
Jul 28, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context

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