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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Viva Republica, startup behind popular Korean P2P payments app Toss, raises $40M from GIC and Sequoia China, says Toss processes $10B in transactions per month   —  The largest payment app in South Korea, Toss, has pulled in $40 million in fresh investment from Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC and Sequoia China.
Jun 18, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Datally, Google's Android app for monitoring and managing mobile data, updated with new features including daily limits, guest mode, unused apps, and a WiFi map   —  In November, Google introduced Datally, a data-saving app largely aimed at emerging markets where users often rely on prepaid SIM cards …
Jun 18, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
F-Secure to acquire MWR InfoSecurity for about $106M+ to offer better proactive threat detection and response   —  The ongoing shift of emphasis in the cyber security industry from defensive, reactive actions towards pro-active detection and response has fueled veteran Finnish security company …
Jun 18, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Crown, a Match Group dating app made by a team of millennial women that lets users pick daily winners to chat with by a process of elimination, launches in LA   —  If you're already resentful of online dating culture and how it turned finding companionship into a game, you may not be quite ready for this …
Jun 15, 2018, 9:15 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
UK court says union's appeal against ruling in a case against Deliveroo on employee classification can proceed, but only on limited right to unionize grounds   —  The UK High Court has granted a union permission to challenge Deliveroo's opposition to collective bargaining for its couriers on human rights grounds.
Jun 15, 2018, 2:45 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Mobile payments app Venmo starts reducing the functionality of Venmo.com website beginning with the discontinuation of the ability to pay and charge someone   —  PayPal-owned, peer-to-peer payments app Venmo is ending web support for its service, the company announced in an email to users.
Jun 15, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Didi Chuxing will launch its Didi Express service on June 25 in Melbourne, its third international market; the business will be run by a Didi subsidiary   —  Didi Chuxing, China's dominant ride-hailing company, is continuing its international expansion after it announced plans to launch in Australia this month.
Jun 14, 2018, 11:40 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
In first diversity report since Damore memo, Google says its employees were 30.8% female, 2.4% black, and 3.5% Latinx in 2017, barely increasing from 2016   —  The company has the hardest time retaining black and brown employees  —  Google has released its first diversity report since …
Jun 14, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google says App Maker, its tool for quickly building and deploying business apps on the web, is now generally available as part of G Suite   —  It's been a year and a half since Google announced App Maker, its online tool for quickly building and deploying business apps on the web.
Jun 14, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Colorado-based toy robotics startup Sphero raises $12M, with plans to raise $20M total, as it shifts focus to education after dozens of layoffs in January   —  This year has been a rough one for Sphero.  The Colorado-based toy robotics startup kicked off the year with dozens of layoffs …
Jun 14, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context

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