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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
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Labster, which makes software that creates virtual simulations of laboratories for students, raises $10M Series A led by Balderton Capital   —  Ed tech startup Labster whose software platform enables virtual simulations of laboratories for teaching life science to students …
Sep 6, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Amazon Cash comes to UK as Amazon Top Up, letting users load between £5 and £250 onto their Amazon UK account at certain retailers   —  Amazon has added the ability for UK users to pay for products and services on its ecommerce platform using cash.
Aug 25, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Prisma Labs, whose app turns photos into “artworks” using AI, shifts focus to selling its tools to other firms, says app has 5M-10M MAUs and won't be retired   —  The startup behind the Prisma style transfer app is shifting focus onto the b2b space, building tools for developers …
Aug 22, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
UK's Callsign raises $35M Series A led by Accel for its AI-based adaptive authentication platform for enterprises   —  London-based Callsign has closed a $35 million Series A, led by Accel and early stage investor PTB Ventures, for an authentication platform which uses deep learning technology …
Jul 31, 2017, 8:30 AMIn context

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