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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Experian acquires UK-based ClearScore, which gives users a credit score and matches them to financial products, for £275M plus an unspecified earnout   —  While credit-scoring behemoth Equifax continues to work through the fallout from its massive security breach, one of its big competitors …
Mar 15, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
London-based startup Blue Vision Labs, which helps developers build collaborative AR apps, raises $14.5M Series A led by GV   —  Blue Vision Labs, a London-based augmented reality startup co-founded by computer vision experts from Oxford and Imperial College, is emerging from stealth today …
Mar 15, 2018, 5:00 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Spotify confirms it is testing an in-app voice control feature, and user demo shows fairly accurate speech recognition   —  Now Spotify listens to you instead of the other way around.  Spotify has a new voice search interface that lets you say “Play my Discover Weekly,” “Show Calvin Harris” or “Play some upbeat pop” to pull up music.
Mar 14, 2018, 9:40 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Josh Elman, who formerly worked on product at Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, will join Robinhood as its VP of product while remaining a partner at Greylock   —  Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood is getting some product firepower as it dives into cryptocurrency and weighs platform aspirations.
Mar 14, 2018, 2:44 PMIn context
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Circle debuts a Coinbase competitor called Circle Invest, which allows for fee-free trading in the US except in NY, MN, HI, and WY, now in App Store, Play Store   —  Circle is launching Circle Invest in the U.S. except in NY, MN, HI and WY.  The app is now available in the App Store …
Mar 14, 2018, 2:33 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
WhatsApp commits to not sharing user data with Facebook until it complies with GDPR; UK's Information Commissioner's Office closes its investigation   —  Facebook, its popular messaging app WhatsApp, and the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) have reached a truce in their long-running investigation …
Mar 14, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google says it removed 3.2B “bad ads” in 2017, up from 1.7B in 2016, and blocked 320K publishers, 90K sites, and 700K mobile apps for content policy violations   —  As the world's largest search engine and a digital advertising behemoth, Google has a lot to answer for when it comes …
Mar 14, 2018, 1:00 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Twitch announces Free Games With Prime, offering select PC games each month free to download for users of Twitch Prime, a service included with Amazon Prime   —  A bit of fun news for Amazon/Twitch Prime users: you're going to get some free games each month.
Mar 13, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Airspace Systems raises $20M Series A led by Singtel Innov8 for its technology to take down drones with other drones   —  There's more than one way to get a drone out of the sky.  —  While many companies are looking to tech that digitally jam signals to land rogue drones …
Mar 13, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
RapidAPI, an API marketplace that says it processes 400B API calls each month, raises $9M led by a16z   —  APIs — lightweight application interfaces that developers use both to integrate third-party services into their own apps, and to let their apps get used more easily by other developers …
Mar 13, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context

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