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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Amazon opens its Prime Book Box service, which sends kids books on a regular basis for $23/box, to all Prime users in the US   —  Amazon has launched yet another Prime perk to all its members across the U.S.  —  The latest benefit isn't a free offering like many of the other perks that come as part of an annual Prime members.
Aug 28, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Karma, a food-ordering app for buying and selling surplus food from 1,500+ food outlets in London and Sweden, raises $12M Series A led by Kinnevik   —  Around one third of the food produced each year — 1.3 billion tons of it — is either lost or wasted, according to data from the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization.
Aug 20, 2018, 8:35 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Square says it cut chip card processing time to two seconds, down from 3.6 a year ago, and no longer requires signatures on card transactions in US and Canada   —  Square has announced that it has has cut its chip reader processing time for card transactions down to just two seconds.
Aug 15, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Cybersecurity startup Exabeam, which uses machine learning and big data to mitigate threats, raises $50M Series D led by Lightspeed Venture Partners   —  Exabeam, a cybersecurity startup that leverages big data, machine learning, and analytics to detect and respond to cyber threats …
Aug 14, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google says it will add ARCore support to its education-focused Chromebook Tab 10 tablet alongside other improvements to its Classroom software   —  Google today announced a bunch of updates are now rolling out to its Google for Education suite.  Some of these upgrades were first unveiled …
Aug 7, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Klook, a Hong Kong-based online activity booking platform for travelers, raises $200M Series D from Sequoia China, TCV, and others   —  Klook, a Hong Kong-based online activity booking platform for travelers, has raised a chunky $200 million in a series D round of funding from Sequoia China …
Aug 7, 2018, 7:55 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Airbnb for Work says 700,000 companies are now using the program, up from 250,000 it reported in April of last year   —  Business travelers are increasingly ditching hotels and flocking to Airbnb, according to data revealed today by the home-sharing platform.
Aug 6, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
France's BlaBlaCar buys Russian carpooling service BeepCar from Mail.Ru for an undisclosed sum   —  BlaBlaCar has made its second acquisition of the year as the French ride-sharing giant announced that it has snapped up Russian carpooling platform Beepcar from Mail.ru.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Aug 6, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
HERE simplifies its maps API access plans, with free plan now offering 250K instead of 15K transactions/month and access to most APIs and premium mobile SDKs   —  Here Technologies, the company behind the popular location platform and consumer navigation app, has announced …
Aug 3, 2018, 9:35 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
InVia Robotics raises $20M Series B for its robotics-as-a-service platform for warehouse automation   —  InVia Robotics, a startup that provides fulfillment centers with automated robotics technology, has raised $20 million in a series B round of funding led by Point72 Ventures …
Aug 3, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context

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