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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Marketing tech company Zeta Global acquires commenting service Disqus, source says for ~$90M   —  Marketing tech company Zeta Global is making good use of its recent $140 million Series F funding round.  After acquiring Boomtrain earlier this year, the company today announced it has acquired Disqus …
Dec 5, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Berlin-based Contentful, which makes software to manage content across digital platforms and devices, raises $28M Series C led by General Catalyst   —  There has been a veritable explosion of connected devices that people are using these days to interact with apps and the internet …
Dec 4, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Target launches its own in-app mobile payments system on iOS and Android with debut of Wallet feature   —  As promisedearlier, Target today launched its own mobile payments system with the introduction of “Wallet” in the Target app.  Wallet, as the name implies, allows Target shoppers in-store …
Dec 4, 2017, 3:55 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Code.org, the non-profit that aims to increase access to computer science education, raises $12M from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Infosys, and PwC   —  Code.org, the non-profit organization that aims to increase access to computer science education, has raised $12 million …
Dec 4, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook launches Messenger Kids, a standalone messaging app that lets kids under 13 chat with friends and family approved by their parents, on iOS in the US   —  For the first time, Facebook is opening up to children under age 13 with a privacy-focused app designed to neutralize child predator threats …
Dec 4, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Spot.IM raises $25M Series C led by Insight Venture Partners for its Disqus-like comment platform for publications like Time, NBC, HuffPost, Engadget   —  Social media has become critical to the online publishers.  It drives a lot of traffic and helps brands build a following.
Dec 4, 2017, 2:35 AMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
CryptoKitties, a game officially launched on Nov 28 that lets you trade and breed virtual cats, becomes top app by number of transactions on Ethereum blockchain   —  Launched a few days ago, CryptoKitties is essentially like an digital version of Pokemon cards but based on the Ethereum blockchain.
Dec 3, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Victor Basta / TechCrunch:
The number of early-stage VC rounds worldwide dropped from about 13.3K in 2014 to about 5.9K this year, with mobile app and SaaS startups hit hardest   —  Victor Basta  —  Amid record amounts of capital raised by VCs worldwide, and a sharp rise in the number of private “unicorns” …
Dec 1, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Periscope expands virtual tipping via Super Hearts beyond the US, to Canada, Ireland, and the UK   —  Twitter's big push to draw in more live video stars to its Periscope streaming service is now expanding beyond the U.S. The company announced today the Periscope Super Broadcaster program …
Dec 1, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Twitter Lite rolling out to 24 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America, after Philippines test showed a 50% increase in tweets   —  Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” version, after a successful trial in the Philippines.The Android app will become available …
Nov 30, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context

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