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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Pro-Privacy Blackphone Pulls $30M Into Silent Circle   —  Encrypted comms firm Silent Circle has just announced a new funding round which it says has been fueled by demand in the privacy-focused smartphone, Blackphone, the security hardened Android handset it's building with Spanish startup Geeksphone.
May 21, 2014, 10:25 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Online Learning Marketplace Udemy Raises $32M To Scale Up Internationally   —  Long time player in the online learning space, Udemy, which has built a skills-based marketplace where individual tutors can sell their skills and learners can get access to courses (both paid and free) …
May 8, 2014, 10:50 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
App Tester uTest/Applause Acquires German's Testhub To Grow Its Presence In Europe   —  The crowdsourced app testing startup formerly know as uTest, which is rebranding to Applause and earlier this year took in a $43 million Series E funding injection led by Goldman Sachs …
May 5, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Nokia's Devices Unit Lost $452M In Q1 Before The Microsoft Hand-Off   —  Nokia has reported interim results for its Q1, revealing a tough time for its devices & services business unit during in a transitionary quarter as the company worked towards the hand off of that unit to Microsoft.
Apr 29, 2014, 4:25 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Geeksphone Revolution MultiOS Handset Gets Price Drop & Wider Availability   —  Spanish smartphone startup Geeksphone has OS updates in the pipe for its Revolution handset - which differentiates itself from other Android handsets by offering the user the option to download and install Mozilla's Firefox OS.
Apr 28, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Won't Brand Its Own Phones ‘Microsoft Mobile’ — Nor Use Nokia's Name For Long   —  Now that Nokiasoft is (un)officially a thing, following the completion on Friday of Microsoft's multi-billion dollar purchase of Nokia's devices division, the question of which brand names Microsoft …
Apr 28, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Rumoured Microsoft Surface Mini Tablet Crops Up In Amazon Listings   —  Although it hasn't happened yet, it's clearly only a matter of time before Microsoft officially unboxes a smaller form-factor version of its Surface tablet.  A Surface Mini has been rumoured for well over a year …
Apr 24, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
As phone designs homogenize, some manufacturers experiment with unused rear space   —  Phones Go Back To The Future  —  I'm no fan of LG's rear smartphone control keys — but turns out the company had its finger on the pulse of looming hardware disruption when it ushered in those backside smartphone controls last summer, with the G2.
Apr 14, 2014, 4:20 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Microsoft's $7.2BN Deal To Buy Nokia's Devices Business Gets The Nod In China   —  Chinese regulators have approved Nokia's planned sale of its devices business to Microsoft, taking the $7.2 billion deal one step closer to closing.  —  Nokia said today it has received regulatory approval …
Apr 8, 2014, 4:55 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
The Micro, A Compact, Consumer-Friendly 3D Printer, Launches On Kickstarter For $199+   —  High end 3D printers out in the wild already can print some pretty incredible things but at a high cost and commensurate level of complexity.  As with any nascent industry, the market's initial focus …
Apr 7, 2014, 4:10 PMIn context

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