Techmeme

Results 21 - 30 of about 19410:

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
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
UK plans $80M in tech initiatives, doubles tech visas to 2,000 to shore up support amid Brexit anxiety   —  While the UK continues to try to find solid ground to begin its contentious Brexit negotiations, the government has launched several initiatives to try to shore up support to (and from) the country's technology industry.
Nov 14, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Bossa Nova raises $17.5M Series B led by Paxion to scale its business of robots that analyze items on shelves in stores, following 50+ store Walmart partnership   —  Why count inventory when the robots can do it?  —  Retailers are using machines from a startup called Bossa Nova Robotics to analyze what's selling on the shelves.
Nov 14, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube partners with Ticketmaster to sell concert tickets on artists' video pages, launching today in the US   —  YouTube today announced a partnership with Ticketmaster that will see the Google-owned video network connecting fans with concert tickets and tour information directly on artists' YouTube video pages.
Nov 14, 2017, 12:29 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Valet startup Zirx relaunches as Stratim, a fleet management software service for GM's Maven, Ford's Chariot, and others   —  When Zirx announced last February its plans to shut down its on-demand valet parking startup, it wasn't clear what the company meant when it said it would focus on the enterprise.
Nov 14, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
How to bring more water to more people?  —  Danish company Grundfos uses Microsoft Azure and IoT to improve efficiency across millions of water pumps and pipes.
eero:
New security features from eero Plus  —  Protect all your connected devices with VPN, 1Password, Malwarebytes, and Ad blocking.
Smartsheet:
Creating Productive Tension  —  Never mind the conventional wisdom that you should align your teams around a common goal.  For high-performing engineering teams, disagreement is healthy.
Zoho:
Announcing New Ways to Connect Writer With Apps That Matter to You  —  We're doing our part in creating a more connected cloud landscape.  Today, we're announcing the Writer Open APIs, as well as integrations …
Worldpay:
2017 Global Payments Report  —  Your ultimate guide to the world of payments in 36 markets.  Visit the microsite and download a free copy of the report.