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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Kickstarter CEO and cofounder Yancey Strickler to step down later this year as the firm searches for his replacement   —  Yancey Strickler, cofounder and CEO of Kickstarter, has announced that he's stepping down from the crowdfunding giant later this year.  A hunt for his replacement is now in motion.
Jul 27, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
eBay debuts AI-powered Image Search tool, which scans photos to find items online, and Find it on eBay, which uses photos from the web, coming to mobile in fall   —  With artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning seemingly permeating just about every facet of the online world …
Jul 26, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Giphy launches its GIF Maker tool for mobile browsers   —  Giphy, the online database and search engine for all things GIF, has announced that it's launching its popular GIF Maker tool for mobile web browsers.  —  First introduced for desktop browsers back in 2015, GIF Maker is a fairly simple tool …
Jul 25, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Educational quiz platform Kahoot raises $20M Series A from Microsoft Ventures and others, bringing total raised to $26.5M   —  Kahoot, an online learning platform that lets teachers create and tailor quizzes for their classes, has closed its series A round of funding at $20 million.
Jul 19, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Avast acquires UK-based Piriform, maker of popular system cleaning program CCleaner, says it will continue to offer CCleaner as a standalone product   —  Security software giant Avast has acquired Piriform, the U.K.-based company behind CCleaner — one of the most popular system cleaners on desktop and mobile.
Jul 19, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google publicly launches Hire, a tool to help small and medium-sized businesses manage the job application process, for G Suite users in the US   —  Google is today lifting the lid on a new app designed to help small and medium-sized businesses find and recruit employees more effectively.
Jul 18, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Symantec to acquire mobile cybersecurity startup Skycure, just a week after buying Fireglass, another infosec firm   —  Security software giant Symantec is continuing its recent spate of acquisitions with the news that it plans to buy U.S / Israeli cybersecurity company Skycure.
Jul 11, 2017, 6:10 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Ticketmaster unveils ticketing app that uses Lisnr tech to send data over audio between devices, for ticket-less check-ins and tracking locations of users   —  Ticketmaster will soon be able to admit you to live events and track your movement using nothing more than a discrete digital audio broadcast from your smartphone.
Jul 4, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Nokia nabs Samsung North America CEO to lead its consumer-focused Technologies division   —  Nokia has finally filled the vacant role of president of its Nokia Technologies division, nine months after Ramzi Haidamus stepped down.  —  The Finnish tech company has appointed Gregory Lee …
Jun 30, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Fundraising platform for nonprofits Blackbaud acquires UK-based P2P fundraising platform JustGiving for $120M   —  Peer-to-peer (P2P) online fundraising platform JustGiving has been acquired by Blackbaud, a U.S.-based software and services provider for not-for-profit organizations.
Jun 28, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context

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