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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter confirms it is testing a feature that will make it easier to publish tweetstorms   —  Twitter confirms it's testing a feature that allows users to more easily create “tweetstorms” - those series of connected tweets that have grown to be a popular workaround for Twitter's character count limitations.
Nov 17, 2017, 11:08 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google announces general availability of its free chatbot analytics platform Chatbase   —  At Google I/O this year, Google quietly introduced a new chatbot analytics platform called Chatbase, a project developed within the company's internal R&D incubator, Area 120.
Nov 16, 2017, 11:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Airbnb acquired adtech startup AdBasis on Nov. 13; AdBasis will be available to customers until Feb. 2018, and team will be brought into Airbnb   —  It looks like accessibility isn't the only thing that Airbnb wants to upgrade on its platform.  On the same day that Airbnb announced …
Nov 16, 2017, 7:40 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Apple VP of diversity and inclusion Denise Young Smith is leaving; Christie Smith, who spent 17 years as a principal at Deloitte, will be taking over   —  Apple's first-ever vice president of diversity and inclusion, Denise Young Smith, is leaving Apple at the end of this year, TechCrunch has learned.
Nov 16, 2017, 4:46 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook rebrands Mentions, which was only available for verified accounts, as Creator app, opens it to all; app available on iOS now, and Android within months   —  Facebook wants to turn mindless, passive video consumption into “time well spent,” and now it's giving social media stars …
Nov 16, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
UnitedMasters, which helps artists distribute music on streaming platforms and advertise to fans, raised $70M Series A led by Alphabet; Ben Horowitz joins board   —  Record labels are obsolete.  They haven't kept up as music evolved from selling CDs to streaming songs to promoting concert tickets and merchandise.
Nov 16, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Email marketing company SendGrid closes up ~13%, at $18.03, on its first day of trading after raising $131M in IPO   —  Marketing email company SendGrid had a decent first day on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday.  After pricing shares at $16, the company closed at $18.03, or up almost 13%.
Nov 15, 2017, 4:14 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Postmates says it has launched in Mexico City, its first international market, and has 1,000+ merchants and couriers onboard   —  On-demand platform Postmates is launching in Mexico City today, its first international market, with more than 1,000 merchant partners and couriers on board.
Nov 15, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Tencent's Q3 earnings beat expectations with a profit of $2.7B, up 69% YoY and revenue of $9.8B, up 61% YoY, thanks to its mobile and desktop gaming business   —  Tencent, Asia's highest-valued technology company, has smashed analyst forecasts for its Q3 2017 after it posted a profit of 18 billion RMB …
Nov 15, 2017, 4:50 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
SendGrid raises $131M after pricing its IPO at $16, upsizing to sell 8.2M shares instead of 7.7M, will open on the NYSE under “SEND” on Wednesday   —  SendGrid, the Denver-based marketing email company, raised $131 million after pricing its IPO at $16, above the expected range of $13.50 to $15.50.
Nov 14, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context

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