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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Child health advocates call for Facebook to shutter Messenger Kids app   —  The slings and arrows of outrage keep flying at Facebook.  Today a coalition of child health advocates has published an open letter addressing CEO Mark Zuckerberg and calling for the company to shutter Messenger Kids …
Jan 30, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
DuckDuckGo launches revamped mobile apps and browser extensions with built-in tracker blocking available globally for Android, iOS, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari   —  Some major product news from veteran anti-tracking search engine DuckDuckGo: Today it's launched revamped mobile apps …
Jan 23, 2018, 6:20 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Gemalto, which makes SIM and smart cards and provides IT security, agrees to ~$5.4B buyout by French conglomerate Thales, a 57% premium over 12/8 closing price   —  Digital security solutions provider Gemalto has agreed to a €51 per share acquisition offer from French aerospace …
Dec 17, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Twitter says Russia-linked accounts spent just $1,031.99 on six Brexit-related ads during regulated campaign period before UK referendum from April to June 2016   —  Twitter has disclosed that Russian-backed accounts spent $1,031.99 to buy six Brexit-related ads on its platform during last year's European Union referendum vote.
Dec 13, 2017, 2:07 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Uber says 2.7M UK users affected by 2016 data breach, with names, mobile numbers, and email addresses exposed   —  Uber's October 2016 data breach affected some 2.7 million UK users, it has now been revealed.  On Friday the government said it had been informed by Uber that UK users were affected …
Nov 29, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Swedish “digital contraception” app Natural Cycles raises $30M Series B led by EQT Ventures   —  Contraception can be a charged topic for many reasons.  It's highly personal, of course.  Frequently it's political.  And the stakes, should your method of choice fail, are obviously very high indeed.
Nov 10, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Berlin-based travel activities booking platform GetYourGuide raises $75M Series D led by Battery Ventures   —  Right after Berlin-based travel activities booking platform GetYourGuide announced its $50 million Series C, one of Europe's biggest tourist draws, the city of Paris, was rocked by a series of terrorist attacks.
Nov 2, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says Twitter needs to be a “lot more transparent in our actions” around suspending users, after it broke its silence on Rose McGowan   —  Twitter has abruptly broken its own policy of not commenting on individual accounts to explain why it temporarily suspended …
Oct 12, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Amazon has acquired 3D body model startup, Body Labs, for $50M-$70M   —  TechCrunch has learned that Amazon has acquired Body Labs, a company with a stated aim of creating true-to-life 3D body models to support various b2b software applications — such as virtually trying on clothes or photorealistic avatars for gaming.
Oct 3, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi apologizes to Londoners in an open letter, says his intention is to “run our business with humility, integrity, and passion”   —  Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has written an open letter apologizing for “mistakes we've made” following the announcement …
Sep 25, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context

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IBM:
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