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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Ticketing platform SeatGeek partners with Facebook, gives third-party companies a way to sell tickets via events pages   —  Ticketing platform SeatGeek has signed Facebook up as a distribution partner, allowing sports fans and gig-goers to buy tickets directly through the world's biggest social network.
Oct 26, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Uber launches multi-stop trips in the US and Canada, with other markets like UK and Ireland expected soon   —  It's been a long time coming, but Uber is finally rolling out multi-stop trips to riders in North America.  —  You may have noticed a hullabaloo about this earlier in the year.
Oct 26, 2017, 10:25 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Flickr says it's closing its Wall Art print service and offloading its photo book service to self-publishing platform Blurb   —  Many have speculated about what would happen to Yahoo's image-hosting offspring Flickr after the (former) internet giant became part of Verizon's family.
Oct 19, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google Calendar for web gets a design refresh and new features including more detailed meeting information in G Suite   —  Google is giving its Calendar web app a bit of a spit-shine today in addition to rolling out a bunch of new features for G Suite users.  —  The new Google Calendar borrows from the existing native mobile app.
Oct 17, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Pornhub to start using an AI-powered system that uses facial recognition to automatically identify porn stars and tag videos   —  Popular “adult entertainment” site Pornhub will begin using a new AI-powered system that taps facial recognition technology to automatically identify porn stars.
Oct 11, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
UK luxury travel deals site Secret Escapes raises $111M Series D led by Singapore's Temasek   —  Secret Escapes, a members-only travel club for discounted luxury holidays, has closed a $111 million series D funding round led by Singapore-based investment firm Temasek, with participation from France's Idinvest Partners.
Oct 6, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
European Twilio rival MessageBird raises $60M Series A led by Accel and says it has bootstrapped its way to profitability   —  MessageBird, a European Twilio rival that says it bootstrapped its way to profitabilty early on, has raised its first notable equity financing via a $60 million series …
Oct 3, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
BuildingConnected, a bid procurement platform for the building industry, raises $22M Series B led by Lightspeed Venture Partners   —  BuildingConnected, a bid procurement platform for the building industry, has raised $22 million in a series B round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners …
Sep 29, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Podcast startup Anchor raises $10M Series A led by GV for its audio broadcasting app, which makes it easy for creators to record and distribute audio   —  A recent spate of investments in the podcast space continues today with news that Anchor has raised $10 million in a series A round of funding led by Google's venture capital arm, GV.
Sep 29, 2017, 8:20 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Fitbit's Ionic smartwatch and Flyer bluetooth headphones go on sale October 1 for $299.95 and $129.95 respectively   —  Fitbit has announced the global availability of two of its new product lines, with its Ionic smartwatch and Flyer wireless headphones hitting retailers globally from October 1.
Sep 25, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context

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