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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
HotelTonight raises $37M Series E, valuing the firm at $463M, led by Accel with participation from RSC Capital, GGV Capital, others   —  Last minute hotel booking app HotelTonight has closed a $37 million Series E round of funding — having last raised in early 2014.
Mar 22, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Twitter nixed 636k+ accounts between mid-2015 and end of 2016 in its effort to tackle extremism   —  Twitter has revealed it suspended a total of 376,890 accounts between July 1 through December 31 last year for violations related to promotion of terrorism.  It says the majority of the suspensions …
Mar 21, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Luxembourg-based local job finder app, Job Today, says it signed a new media for equity deal worth $35M with RTL, others; plans to launch in Germany this year   —  Job finder app Job Today has inked a new media-for-equity deal worth $35 million.  —  The Luxembourg-based startup …
Mar 10, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
HTC reports Q4 revenue of $720.7M, down 13% YoY, and a quarterly operating loss of $116.8M, despite reducing the business' costs by 34% over 2016   —  HTC's latest financials make for another fairly dismal read for the mobile device and VR headset maker, though — crumbs of comfort — it's making a slightly smaller year-over-year loss.
Feb 14, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Europe proposes expanding telco data privacy rules to email and mobile messaging services like WhatsApp and Gmail, aims for proposal to be adopted by May 2018   —  The European Commission has set out proposals for updating rules which govern the use of personal telecoms data that would expand …
Jan 10, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Prisma adds location-based social feed, doubles resolution of output images, lets iOS users apply effects to non-square images   —  Prisma, the app that popularized style transfer to apply art-esque filters to photos and videos after launching this summer, is finally attempting to turn itself into more than just a cool tool.
Dec 20, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
IEEE puts out 136-page first draft guide for how tech industry can achieve ethical AI design, covering topics like transparency, respect for human rights, more   —  One of the barriers standing in the way of ethically designed AI systems that benefit humanity as a whole …
Dec 13, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
After previewing its own video filters, Facebook cuts off Prisma's Live Video API access, says it is meant for video from sources other than smartphone cameras   —  Style transfer startup Prisma added support to its iOS app for livestreaming its art filter effects in real-time via Facebook Live earlier …
Nov 30, 2016, 10:00 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Jolla's Sailfish OS now certified as Russian government's first ‘Android alternative’   —  The future for one of the few remaining alternative mobile OS platforms, Jolla's Sailfish OS, looks to be taking clearer shape.  Today the Finnish company which develops and maintains the core code …
Nov 29, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
UK govt to invest £1B in fiber optic broadband by 2021 with hopes it will spur investment in 5G and announces £400M fund for VC firms to help startups scale   —  The UK government has confirmed it will be borrowing to try to encourage investment in high speed fiber broadband networks …
Nov 23, 2016, 11:35 AMIn context

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