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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
France's BlaBlaCar buys urban carpooling app Less, the eighth acquisition by the ride-sharing giant that has 60M users across 22 countries   —  French ride-sharing giant BlaBlaCar has acquired Less, a Paris-headquartered carpooling app that launched in beta just four months ago.
Apr 27, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Podcasting startup Castbox raises $13.5M Series B led by SIG China and says it has doubled its user base to 15M since October 2017   —  Podcasting startup Castbox has announced a fresh $13.5 million round of funding via a series B financing led by SIG China, with participation from IDG Capital, Qiming Venture Partners, and GSR Ventures.
Apr 25, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
ProtonMail adds encrypted contacts manager, which uses digital signatures to check data integrity, to its iOS and Android apps   —  Encrypted email provider ProtonMail has expanded its encrypted contacts feature to its mobile app on Android an iOS.  —  The Swiss company first introduced encrypted contacts …
Mar 30, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google Surveys and the enterprise version, Surveys 360, now lets market researchers target consumers in nearly 60 countries, up from 12   —  Google has announced that its Surveys market research product can now be used to target consumers in nearly 60 markets.
Mar 28, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Vivaldi browser adds DuckDuckGo as the default search engine for users in private browsing windows   —  Vivaldi, the desktop browser app that was launched in 2016 by Opera cofounder Jon von Tetzchner, has introduced a small but interesting new feature today.
Mar 22, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Facebook Messenger adds admin privileges to group chats, letting admins approve new members, and “joinable links” that can be created by anyone   —  Despite the growing controversy around the Cambridge Analytica data privacy allegations, Facebook is pushing those concerns …
Mar 21, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Pandora to acquire digital audio ad tech company AdsWizz for $145M; at least 50% to be paid in cash, with the remainder payable in cash or stock   —  Music streaming company Pandora has announced a rare foray into acquisitions today with the news that it has snapped up ad-tech startup AdsWizz.
Mar 21, 2018, 10:15 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Online fraud detection startup Sift Science raises $53M Series D led by Stripes Group; its previous investors include Alexis Ohanian, Marc Benioff, Max Levchin   —  Fraud detection startup Sift Science has raised $53 million in a series D round of funding led by Manhattan-based VC firm Stripes Group …
Mar 21, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
eBay launches new AR feature that helps sellers easily find the right box to fit their products, available today in updated Android app in the US   —  eBay is continuing its augmented reality (AR) embrace with the launch of a new feature for sellers to easily find the right box to fit their products.
Mar 20, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google Pay now lets you use prepaid public transport passes, starting in Las Vegas   —  Google has announced a new service that lets travelers use Google Pay in conjunction with prepaid virtual travel passes.  —  Google revealed in January that it was combining Android Pay and Google Wallet under …
Mar 19, 2018, 4:15 PMIn context

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