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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
UK's StarLeaf, which provides cloud-based video and conferencing services, raises $40M from Highland Europe and Grafton Capital   —  UK teleconference company StarLeaf, which sells cloud-based video and conferencing services to businesses, has taken on its first external capital close to a decade after first being founded, back in 2008.
May 15, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Developer scraped 40K Tinder selfies from Bay Area and uploaded dataset to machine-learning platform Kaggle; Tinder says terms of service violated   —  Tinder users have many motives for uploading their likeness to the dating app.  But contributing a facial biometric to a downloadable data set …
Apr 30, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
F-Secure acquires Jonathan Zdziarski's Mac security app Little Flocker, will continue to offer it rebranded as Xfence for download   —  Security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski revealed he was joining Apple earlier this month, and now it turns out his Mac security app, Little Flocker, has gone awol because it's joining F-Secure.
Apr 6, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
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

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