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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Rakuten to acquire Curbside, a startup whose app enables purchase pick up at local retailers without exiting their car, in cash for an undisclosed amount   —  Tokyo-headquartered Rakuten, Japan's answer to Amazon, is acquiring the Silicon Valley mobile ordering and pickup startup Curbside, the companies announced today.
Jun 7, 2018, 8:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Target says it is expanding its Shipt same-day and Drive Up pickup services across the Midwest and Southeast US   —  Target this morning announced it's expanding its same-day shipping and pickup services, Drive Up and Shipt, across the Midwestern U.S. and the Southeast.
Jun 7, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
No-fees mobile bank Chime raises $70M Series C led by Menlo Ventures, valuing its business at ~$500M, says it adds over 100,000 new bank accounts per month   —  Chime, the San Francisco-based challenger bank known for its consumer-friendly features and lack of fees, has raised $70 million in Series C financing, led by Menlo Ventures.
Jun 4, 2018, 2:50 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Hulu announces a major business reorganization; Chief Content Officer Joel Stillerman and two VPs are leaving, and Dan Phillips, formerly of TiVo, joins as CTO   —  On the heels of Hulu's news of its growing live TV business, which has now reached 800,000 subscribers, the streaming service today announced …
Jun 1, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Gaming platform Roblox launches Roblox Education, offering a free curriculum to teachers and more, says it has 60M+ MAUs and paid $30M to its creators last year   —  Roblox, the massively multiplayer online game favored by the under 13 crowd, is following in Minecraft's footsteps with a move into the education market.
May 31, 2018, 4:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook's Messenger Kids no longer requires that children's parents be Facebook friends with one another in order for children to connect   —  Facebook's Messenger Kids application, which allows children under 13 to chat with parents' approval, is today rolling out a small, but notable change …
May 30, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Microsoft begins rolling out update to Mixer, its Twitch competitor, that includes a visual refresh and an expanded developer toolkit called MixPlay   —  Microsoft is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its game streaming service and Twitch competitor, Mixer, with a host of new features …
May 24, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook announces new tools for Group admins, including customer support pilot program and an online education portal   —  Facebook's Groups are one of the social network's most popular products, with more than 1.4 billion monthly users across tens of millions of active groups.
May 23, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook Marketplace adds home service professionals like house cleaners, plumbers, contractors, and others in partnership with Handy, HomeAdvisor, and more   —  Facebook is entering the home services market.  Starting today, U.S. Facebook users browsing the Facebook Marketplace will be able …
May 23, 2018, 9:10 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
eMarketer: Starbucks' mobile payment service had 20.7M US users in 2017, over Apple Pay's 19.9M and Google Pay's 9.3M, and is expected to keep outpacing them   —  People really love getting their coffee more quickly.  Starbucks, which has operated its own mobile payments service since 2011 …
May 22, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context

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