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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Compound, a startup that's building a money market for crypto assets, raises $8M seed led by a16z and gets the first investment from Coinbase's new venture fund   —  Compound wants to let you borrow cryptocurrency, or lend it and earn an interest rate.  Most cryptocurrency is shoved in a wallet …
May 16, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
San Francisco-based Parsable raises $40M Series C led by Future Fund to expand its platform that aims to digitize documents used by industrial workers   —  As we increasingly hear about automation, artificial intelligence and robots taking away industrial jobs, Parsable …
May 16, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
French online course platform OpenClassrooms raises $60M Series B and says it has 3M monthly users   —  French startup OpenClassrooms is raising $60 million from General Atlantic, with existing investors Citizen Capital, Alven and Bpifrance also participating.
May 16, 2018, 2:53 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
European startup Dashdash, which is developing a spreadsheet-like platform to help less technical people develop apps, raises $8M Series A led by Accel   —  Sometimes I think of spreadsheets as the dirty secret of the IT world today.  We've seen a huge explosion in the number of productivity tools …
May 16, 2018, 2:30 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter delays shutdown of legacy APIs to August 16, makes Account Activity API generally available, reduces free Premium Sandbox subscriptions allowed to 15   —  Twitter is giving developers more time to adjust to its API platform overhaul, which has affected some apps' ability to continue operating in the same fashion.
May 16, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Alexa developers get eight free voices to use in skills, courtesy of text-to-speech service Amazon Polly, launching today in English in the US   —  Now Alexa's voice apps don't have to sound like Alexa.  Amazon today is offering a way for developers to give their voice apps a unique character …
May 16, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram app code reveals a Usage Insights dashboard that displays “time spent”, an emoji bar, and replies to comments from notifications   —  Instagram may be jumping into the time well spent movement, following the unveiling of Google's new time management controls last week.
May 15, 2018, 9:50 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
AT&T's DirecTV Now launches its cloud DVR, alongside a new tier with 100 hours of recording and 90 days of storage for $10/month more, adds more content, more   —  AT&T's over-the-top streaming service for cord cutters, DirecTV Now, is finally beginning to roll out its cloud DVR feature - a year and a half after its launch.
May 15, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
Berlin- and San Francisco-based Prisma, which is expanding on Facebook's GraphQL, raises $4.5M seed funding led by Kleiner Perkins   —  Prisma, a Berlin and San Francisco startup that is betting big on GraphQL — the data query language originally developed by Facebook to make it easier …
May 15, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon makes Sumerian, its browser-based tool to build AR, VR, and 3D apps with minimal coding, generally available   —  Last November, AWS announced a new product called Amazon Sumerian, a toolkit and platform for developers to build “mixed reality” apps — that is, using virtual reality …
May 15, 2018, 2:59 PMIn context

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