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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Restaurant search and food delivery service Zomato hacked, says 17M email addresses and hashed passwords were stolen   —  Restaurant search service Zomato is the latest in a long line of companies to be hacked.  The company has revealed that millions of its customer accounts were accessed …
May 18, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Microsoft commits $5M to United Nations in a new technology partnership to “better predict, analyze and respond to critical human rights situations”   —  Microsoft and the United Nations (UN) have announced a five-year “landmark” partnership to develop technology to “better predict …
May 16, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Urban transport app Citymapper trials its own smart bus and transport service in London, with “popup” routes using its own branded buses   —  Popular city transport app Citymapper has revealed an ambitious plan to reinvent the humble bus, creating vehicles fit for the smart city era.
May 8, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Agolo raises $3.5M seed funding from Microsoft Ventures and others to expand AI-based summarization software for news and other information   —  Agolo, a New York-based startup that's setting out to help companies fight information overload through AI-powered summarizations …
May 3, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google Maps updates its iOS and Android apps with Save Your Parking feature   —  First introduced to a beta version of the app last month, the new feature for forgetful people mixes GPS with manual data entry to ensure you arrive at the exact spot where you left your vehicle.
Apr 26, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Spotify acquires blockchain startup Mediachain to identify and track creative works across the internet   —  Spotify has acquired Mediachain, the New York-based startup behind an open source peer-to-peer database and protocol for registering, identifying, and tracking creative works across the internet.
Apr 26, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Netflix to raise $1B through debt offering to fund new content and other “strategic transactions”   —  Netflix has announced that it intends to raise €1 billion — a smidgen more than $1 billion (USD) when converted at today's rate — via a senior note debt offering for …
Apr 24, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Spotify to launch Facebook Messenger bot and will let you listen to song snippets inside Messenger   —  Spotify has announced a new Messenger bot to help users share and find music directly within Facebook's omnipresent messaging app.  —  The music-streaming giant published a blog post detailing …
Apr 18, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Peloton raises $60M Series B from Omnitracs, Intel Capital, Nokia Growth Partners, Volvo Group, and others for its driver assist system for fleets of trucks   —  Peloton Technology ("Peloton"), a connected and automated vehicle startup that's setting out to improve the safety and efficiency …
Apr 14, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Payment processing company Adyen, whose clients include Spotify and Uber, says 2016 revenue grew 99% YoY to $727M and the company has no IPO plans   —  Adyen, the global payments processor that enables merchants to accept most kinds of payments online, on mobile, and in-store …
Apr 12, 2017, 6:35 PMIn context

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