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TechCrunch:
Dog-sitting platform Rover acquires rival DogVacay in all-stock deal, with Rover CEO Aaron Easterly leading the new firm   —  Putting an end to a fierce competition in the pet-sitting business, Rover and DogVacay have agreed to join forces.  Rover will be acquiring DogVacay in an all-stock deal.
Mar 29, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Snapchat stock finishes up 44% on first day   —  Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, had a great day in its debut on the New York Stock Exchange.  After pricing the IPO at $17 per share yesterday, the stock opened at $24.  It then closed the day at $24.48, a 44 percent premium to the people who bought it yesterday.
Mar 2, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Airbnb confirms deal to buy social payments startup Tilt; sources characterize the deal as acqui-hire as most of the money is being spent on retaining the team   —  February 22, 2017Feb 23, 2017, 12:21 pm  —  Airbnb has finalized its deal to buy social payments startup Tilt, TechCrunch has confirmed.
Feb 23, 2017, 8:45 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
PayPal has agreed to buy bill payment management company TIO Networks for $233M, gaining access to customers who pay bills at kiosks   —  PayPal has agreed to buy bill payment management company TIO Networks for $233 million in cash.  The deal will allow PayPal to gain access to a market …
Feb 14, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Pandora beats with Q4 revenue of $393M, up 17% YoY, vs. $374M expected, predicts Q1 loss of $70-$80M   —  Internet music giant Pandora fell 4 percent in initial after-hours trading after the company released its fourth-quarter 2016 earnings results.  —  Pandora actually beat expectations …
Feb 9, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: Spotify weighs plan to delay its IPO until 2018 in order to improve margins, renegotiate licensing deals, more   —  Spotify — the music streaming company with over 100 million users (40 million of them paying) — has long been seen as one of the more likely candidates among larger tech startups …
Feb 2, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
PayPal reports Q4 revenue of $2.98B, up 17% YoY, as total payment volume reaches $99B, up 22% YoY   —  PayPal reported fourth quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday, and they were just what investors were expecting.  The stock was flat in initial after-hours trading.
Jan 26, 2017, 4:17 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
eBay reports Q4 revenue of $2.4B, meeting expectations, and gross merchandise volume of $22.3B, vs. $22.4B expected; stock up 8%+   —  EBay reported its fourth quarter earnings for the bell.  Investors were closely watching the holiday quarter to see if it met expectations, which it did.
Jan 25, 2017, 4:53 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Box updates its Box Notes productivity suite with new web design, functionality, and launches native desktop apps   —  Box Notes, a productivity tool at Box, is announcing updated functionality and a new design.  —  The platform, which Box says is used by nearly 40% Fortune 500 companies …
Jan 24, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Casual dating app Down, formerly Bang With Friends, acquired by Singapore-based dating startup Paktor   —  Remember “Bang With Friends?”  The controversial app, which later rebranded as Down, was acquired by Singapore-based dating startup Paktor (they're, um... hooking up).
Jan 22, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context

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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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