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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook is launching its “Today In” local news section in 400 US cities, after beginning testing it in January   —  Facebook has a new area of its app it will have to police for fake news and biased sensationalism.  Facebook is launching “Today In”, its local news aggregator …
Nov 28, 2018, 11:57 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Philippines-based Voyager, telecom PLDT's new fintech business, says it raised $215M, with $175M coming from Tencent and KKR   —  One of the year's largest fintech investments in Southeast Asia has closed after Philippines-based Voyager announced it raised $215 million.
Nov 28, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
DOJ indicts two Iranian nationals for creating and deploying the SamSam ransomware, which crippled Atlanta, caused $30M in losses, and had 200+ victims   —  U.S. federal prosectors have indicted two Iranian nationals for creating and deploying the notorious SamSam ransomware.
Nov 28, 2018, 11:11 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Sources: Corel, which makes products like CorelDraw and WordPerfect, is buying virtualization company Parallels in all-cash deal expected to close in December   —  Some consolidation is afoot in the world of business software.  TechCrunch has learned from multiple sources that Parallels …
Nov 28, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context
Kate Clark / TechCrunch:
Australia-based Deputy, whose employee management platform makes scheduling for hourly workers easier, raises $81M Series B led by IVP   —  After eight years of bootstrapping, Deputy sought scale.  So the workforce management platform turned to venture capital, quickly raising a $25 million Series A in early 2017.
Nov 28, 2018, 8:55 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
LG puts Brian Kwon, head of its hugely profitable home entertainment business, in charge of its struggling smartphone division   —  Mission impossible: a new executive at LG is charged with fixing the company's long-time loss-making smartphone division following a leadership change.
Nov 28, 2018, 7:20 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon says Alexa can be used to donate selected toys to children, in partnership with Toys for Tots, the first time it's been possible to donate items on Alexa   —  Fresh off its biggest shopping day in history, Cyber Monday 2018, Amazon today is making it easy for Alexa owners to participate …
Nov 27, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Kate Clark / TechCrunch:
Bird debuts Bird Platform, which sells scooters to entrepreneurs, who can add their brand and rent them out, using Bird's chargers and mechanics for a 20% cut   —  Bird announced today that it will sell its electric scooters to entrepreneurs and small business owners, who can then rent …
Nov 27, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Red Hat announces it has acquired early-stage startup NooBaa, a Tel Aviv-based hybrid cloud data management service, amid Red Hat's own acquisition by IBM   —  Red Hat is in the process of being acquired by IBM for a massive $34 billion, but that deal hasn't closed yet and in the meantime …
Nov 27, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon says Cyber Monday was the biggest shopping day in its history, topping Prime Day's 100M+ products sold, with the new Echo Dot as the best seller   —  Amazon said on Tuesday it just had its biggest shopping day in the company's history on Cyber Monday (Monday, November 26), based on the number of products sold worldwide.
Nov 27, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context

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