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Jon Evans / TechCrunch:
Unlike the Internet and smartphones, new technology waves like AI and self-driving cars tend to favor cash-flush data-rich tech incumbents rather than startups   —  There's a weird feeling afoot these days, in the Valley, and in San Francisco.  Across the rest of the world — Denver, Santiago …
Oct 22, 2017, 10:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Hiya, spun out from Whitepages a year ago, raises $18M Series A for its smart caller ID technology   —  Hiya came to life a year ago when it was spun out by Whitepages to take on TrueCaller and others in the world of smart caller ID services.  Using machine learning analytics on a vast database …
Oct 22, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Essential Phone price drops $200 to $499, a few months after its debut; current US customers get online credit toward other Essential purchases   —  Essential has an offer that's honestly very hard to refuse: The price of the Essential Phone (PH-1, going by technical model number), is now $200 cheaper, so $499 off-contract and unlocked.
Oct 22, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Vine's founders are back with HQ, a live trivia game show app   —  “It's a way to give people a chance to have fun, maybe win, maybe learn something new.”  That's how former Vine co-founder Rus Yusupov describes his new trivia game show app HQ, which feels like Who Wants to Be a Millionaire meets Facebook Live.
Oct 22, 2017, 4:40 AMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Robert Scoble has allegedly continued to sexually harass women after going sober   —  Venture capitalists Dave McClure, Justin Caldbeck and Chris Sacca, SoFi CEO Mike Cagney and a top Uber engineer have all been accused of sexual impropriety in the last six months as a growing number of women …
Oct 21, 2017, 9:45 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Flexible car ownership marketplace Fair.com raises up to $1B in venture and debt financing from BMW's iVentures, Penske Automotive Group, Sherpa Capital, others   —  Fair.com — an all-digital car marketplace that was co-founded by car industry vets Georg Bauer of BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Tesla …
Oct 20, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook Messenger now lets users send money to friends via PayPal, adds PayPal's first bot for customer service   —  PayPal users in the U.S. will now be able to send and receive person-to-person payments over Facebook Messenger, the company announced this morning.
Oct 20, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Southeast Asian gaming and e-commerce firm Sea Limited, formerly Garena, prices its shares above range at $15, set to raise $884M in NYSE IPO   —  Sea, the Singapore-based digital entertainment firm formerly known as Garena, is set to raise upwards of $884 million when it lists on the New York Stock Exchange Friday under ‘SE’.
Oct 20, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
MongoDB closes up 34% on its first day of trading on the Nasdaq, at a market cap of around $1.6B, after raising $192M in its IPO   —  New York-based MongoDB went public on the Nasdaq on Thursday, finishing the day at $32.07, up 34 percent above its IPO price of $24.
Oct 19, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Intel Capital announces investments totalling $60M in 15 big data startups, says it has invested a total of $566M in startups in 2017 overall   —  Intel Capital, the investment arm of the processor giant, is today announcing its latest tranche of investments, a total of nearly $60 million …
Oct 19, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context

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