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Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Twilio Raises A $70M Series D As They Consider An IPO   —  Twilio, the company whose APIs help developers easily add SMS, voice, and VoIP functionality to their applications, has closed a Series D round of $70M dollars.  —  The round was led by Redpoint Ventures and existing investors Bessemer …
Jun 7, 2013, 4:30 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Airware Raises $10.7M From Andreessen Horowitz To Build Brains For Unmanned Drones   —  Ready for a sky full of robo-planes?  —  Airware, a company that's building the brains and guts for commercial unmanned drones, is announcing this morning that they've raised a big ol' $10.7M Series A.
May 15, 2013, 1:20 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley: “People Think We Don't Know How To Generate Revenue.  This Is Wrong.”   —  Foursquare has taken its fair share of flack lately, as the company rolls into its fourth year in business.  Some claim the company's userbase had stagnated; others claim that the company lacks a sustainable business model.
Apr 29, 2013, 1:30 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Facebook's Latest Home Commercial Is Just The Right Amount Of Weird   —  During the Facebook Home launch event, Zuck premiered the company's first commercial for the product.  —  Complete with half-naked dudes stuffed into luggage compartments, surprise drag queens, and an unintentionally spooky child, it was... pretty bad.
Apr 13, 2013, 11:35 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Burner, The One-Click Disposable Phone Number App, Comes To Android   —  Sometimes you just need a temporary, disposable phone number.  Why?  Maybe you're not too sure about that dude you just met, but you want to give him a chance.  Maybe you don't want weirdos from Craigslist calling you once your couch is gone.
Apr 10, 2013, 2:05 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Disney Shuts Down LucasArts Just 154 Days After Acquiring It   —  Pour one out for the Gold Guy tonight, my fellow gamers.  A sage pillar of the industry has fallen.  —  Just 154 days after acquiring LucasArts as part of their larger, $4B acquisition of Lucasfilm, Disney has dissolved the classic video game development company.
Apr 3, 2013, 8:55 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / PandoDaily:
An Exclusive First Interview With Reddit's New CEO, Yishan Wong   —  Just a bit over a week ago, reddit announced that they'd finally found a CEO.  Now, this wasn't a matter of swapping the old guy out with the new guy — up until Condé Nast spun reddit off into its own thing back in September …
Mar 20, 2012, 5:35 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / PandoDaily:
How Coldcalling Deadmau5 On Twitter Earned One Artist His Big Break   —  When I hear anyone talking about “the power of social media”, my brain immediately flips to thoughts of self-appointed gurus with uber-douche titles like “Twitter Ninja” or “Friendster Rockstar”.  I can't help it.
Mar 20, 2012, 6:50 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / PandoDaily:
BOKU's Secret New Carrier Investor: Telefonica   —  When Boku announced their shiny new NFC payments platform last week, the company kept noting that they would soon be announcing funding from a new carrier investor.  Which carrier that might be, however, was kept a mystery.
Feb 27, 2012, 10:40 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Apple's Q1 2012: $46.3B In Revenue, 37M iPhones And 15.4M iPads Sold   —  We're still a few minutes out from Apple's Q1 2012 earnings call — but as is par for the course, the raw numbers have made their way out a bit early.  And they.. are... insane.  —  Note: For those wondering …
Jan 24, 2012, 4:45 PMIn context

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