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Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Messaging startup Attentive, founded by the people behind TapCommerce which was acquired by Twitter, emerges from stealth with $13M Series A led by Bain Capital   —  Attentive is coming out of stealth today with the announcement that it's raised $13 million in Series A funding.
Feb 12, 2018, 2:05 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
UK-based Android smartphone maker Wileyfox, an early Cyanogen adopter, confirms it's gone into administration; at least 20 employees laid off   —  It's been more than a year since the well-funded startup Cyanogen announced that it would shut down its mobile OS development, and since pivoted to self-driving technology.
Feb 10, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Co-founder forks MyEtherWallet ERC20 token wallet generation tool, changes @myetherwallet Twitter account to @mycrypto, and announces rival MyCrypto service   —  There's controversy in the crypto community after one of the founders of a prominent wallet service for storing and sending cryptocurrencies abruptly announced a rival venture.
Feb 9, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
YouTube says creators posting videos harmful to users may lose their monetization options and eligibility to be recommended on the platform   —  After barring Logan Paul earlier today from serving ads on his video channel, YouTube has now announced a more formal and wider set of sanctions it's prepared …
Feb 9, 2018, 9:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Austin-based Think3 announces $1B private equity fund to buy SaaS companies and finance those companies' founders to launch new startups   —  We all know about the unicorns of the startup world — fast-growing companies that appear to be on the road (or have already arrived at) …
Feb 9, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
Uber's new CEO could probably win at 10 dimensional chess   —  The courtroom has been cleared, the lights are off in the spillover room on the 19th floor and the initial takes are in on the Uber vs. Waymo trial.  —  Uber will give Alphabet, the parent company of both Waymo and the search giant Google …
Feb 9, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sources: Snap tried to buy now defunct messaging app Secret for up to $60M, but couldn't agree on price since Secret was valued at $120M in 2014 Series B round   —  Evan Spiegel secretly tried to hire away the team at Secret, but the price was too high.  That's according to three sources familiar with the deal who spoke to TechCrunch.
Feb 9, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
A district court judge has ruled that Grubhub properly classified a California delivery driver as an independent contractor   —  A few months after hearing closing arguments in the Lawson v. Grubhub case, Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley has ruled Raef Lawson, the plaintiff …
Feb 8, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Hired data: on average, white tech workers ask for $130K salary, receive $136K offer; Hispanic and black workers ask for $124K, receive ~$130K offer   —  Pay discrimination and discrepancies based on gender and race are nothing new.  Unfortunately, it seems that little has changed over the years.
Feb 8, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context

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