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Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Airbnb launches payment splitting for group trips for up to 16 people on a single reservation   —  In February of this year, Airbnb acquired social payments startup Tilt.  Today, the fruits of that acquisition are being passed along to Airbnb users.  —  Starting now, Airbnb users …
Nov 28, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Adobe: US Cyber Monday sales hit record-breaking $6.59B, with purchases on smartphones also breaking a record with $1.59B in sales   —  Cyber Monday is off to a flying start for online shopping in the US.  As of 7am Pacific, $840 million has been spent, up 16.9 percent on Cyber Monday 2016.
Nov 28, 2017, 8:05 AMIn context
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
French startup Doctolib, an online booking platform for medical practitioners, raises $42M, making it one of the best-funded health startups in Europe   —  French startup Doctolib is raising money for the second time in the past twelve months.  The company is building a sort of Salesforce …
Nov 28, 2017, 2:25 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Jellies launches on iOS as an ad-free, $5/month video service for kids, which handpicks all of its videos and aims to be a safe alternative to YouTube Kids   —  As YouTube reels from a series of scandals related to its lack of policing around inappropriate content aimed at children …
Nov 27, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook rolls out AI for suicide prevention globally with the exception of the EU after initial tests in US, to detect suicidal posts before they're reported   —  This is software to save lives.  Facebook's new “proactive detection” artificial intelligence technology will scan all posts …
Nov 27, 2017, 11:19 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
McAfee acquires cloud security startup Skyhigh Networks, which was last valued at $400M, amid ongoing consolidation in the security industry   —  After spinning out as a standalone security business from Intel earlier this year, McAfee has made its first acquisition.
Nov 27, 2017, 10:25 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon launches Sumerian, a browser-based tool to build AR, VR, and 3D apps with minimal coding, available in preview today   —  We'd heard months ago that Amazon would be using its Re:Invent AWS event to roll out some a new service related to building in mixed reality — augmented reality and virtual reality.
Nov 27, 2017, 6:05 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Adobe: US Black Friday online sales were $5.03B, up 16.9% YoY, with 54.3% of all site visits and 36.9% of purchases made on mobile devices   —  The final figures for Black Friday online sales are in, and it's another record-breaking day e-commerce in the U.S. Adobe says that shoppers spent $5.03 billion online …
Nov 25, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat debuts new ad formats allowing advertisers to post Promoted Stories in Stories tab and AR Trial Ads for placing interactive objects in a camera view   —  Snap Inc's stock tanked after missing revenue expectations by $30 million last quarter, so Snapchat is looking to win over businesses with immersive new ads formats.
Nov 24, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Adobe: Thanksgiving day e-commerce sales were $2.87B, up 18.3% YoY, with 46% of all traffic to sites coming from smartphones   —  Black Friday, the day after a quiet Thanksgiving Thursday, traditionally has been thought of as the start of the holiday sales season, but the rise of e-commerce …
Nov 24, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context

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