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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
France fines Uber $900,000 over ‘illegal’ UberPop service, 2 execs spared jail   —  A French criminal court has finally reached a verdict in a long-running case against Uber that accused the company of running an illegal transportation service.  —  A court in Paris has ruled that Uber must pay …
Jun 9, 2016, 9:40 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Vendini raises $20 million to build out its all-in-one ticketing platform for live events   —  Vendini, a holistic ticketing platform for live events, has raised $20 million from New York-based investment firm Level Equity.  —  Founded out of San Francisco in 2001, Vendini strives …
Jun 1, 2016, 9:30 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Sirin Labs launches Solarin, its $13,800 smartphone touted as super secure, says it's partnered with KoolSpan to integrate chip-to-chip 256-bit AES crypto   —  Stealth Israeli startup Sirin Labs officially launched its super high-end Android smartphone at an event in London today …
May 31, 2016, 12:40 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Interview with FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles on the history of the company from news-prediction platform Hubdub to an American fantasy sports giant   —  The daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry has taken one hell of a beating these past seven months, with states from New York and Illinois to Nevada concluding that …
May 31, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
GoDaddy launches Flare, a community app for sharing and rating business ideas   —  Internet domain name registrar and Web hosting giant GoDaddy has launched a new mobile app designed to help entrepreneurs garner feedback for new business ideas.  —  Flare, which launches on iOS today …
May 26, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Walmart Pay rolls out to nearly 600 stores in Texas and Arkansas   —  U.S. retail giant Walmart is today accelerating the rollout of its mobile payment service, Walmart Pay, with a full state-wide launch in both Texas and Arkansas, equating to around 600 stores across the neighboring states.
May 16, 2016, 9:55 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Samsung's $45 Charm fitness bracelet with color-coded LED alerts launches in South Korea, Italy, France, and Russia   —  Samsung has today officially launched its latest stab at the wearables market with the introduction of its new “Charm” activity band, available in a handful of markets.
May 13, 2016, 4:50 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google to ban ads for payday loans and other lending products from July 13   —  Google has today announced an update to its AdWords terms and conditions that will ban advertising for some lending products on Google.  —  The update will go into effect on July 13 this year …
May 11, 2016, 10:40 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Groupon sells its Breadcrumb point-of-sale business which it acquired in 2012 to Upserve for an undisclosed minority stake in the restaurant software startup   —  Former daily deals darling Groupon has sold its Breadcrumb point-of-sale (POS) business to Upserve, a restaurant technology startup …
May 9, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Opera launches a free and unlimited VPN app for iOS   —  European technology titan Opera Software is today launching a virtual private network (VPN) client for iPhones and iPads.  This launch comes three weeks after the announcement of such a feature for its desktop Opera browser.
May 9, 2016, 10:15 AMIn context

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