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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Zipwhip, which provides a platform for businesses to interact with customers by text message, raises $51.5M Series D, bringing the total raised to $92.5M   —  A surge of audio services using AI are giving voice a boost in customer service, but when it comes to communications in the age of mobile …
Jan 18, 2019, 9:25 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Fiserv is buying payments giant First Data in a $22B all-stock deal; Fiserv's CEO Jeffery Yabuki will become CEO of the combined entity   —  While we will continue to see a lot of consolidation among smaller startups in the area of financial technology, or fintech, there are also some much bigger combinations …
Jan 16, 2019, 8:20 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Rubrik, which provides enterprise data management and backup services, raises $261M at a $3.3B valuation from Bain Capital Ventures and others   —  There is a growing demand for stronger security at every point in the IT ecosystem, and today, one of the the more successful enterprise startups …
Jan 15, 2019, 9:15 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Wiliot raises $30M Series B from AWS, Samsung, and others to make chips powered by ambient radio frequencies, sources say at a post-money valuation of $120M   —  As we continue the quest for better and more efficient sources of energy to link up our connected world, companies that are developing …
Jan 14, 2019, 10:15 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
A deeper look at Twitter's upcoming beta app with conversational features like color-coded and algorithmically sorted responses, hidden engagement icons, more   —  Twitter has made a name for itself, at its most basic level, as a platform that gives everyone who uses it a voice.
Jan 13, 2019, 7:17 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Lime suspends its scooter service in Switzerland after reports of some of its e-scooters halting mid-ride, throwing off and injuring passengers   —  Just as on-demand electric scooters are trying to pick up speed in Europe, one of the scooter market's most ambitious startups has halted operations …
Jan 12, 2019, 10:15 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amid a legal fight in LA over alleged data-mining practices, IBM's Weather Company unveils hyperlocal weather forecasts, which tap users' smartphone sensor data   —  While IBM is getting sued by the city of Los Angeles, accusing it of covertly mining user data in the Weather Channel app in the US …
Jan 8, 2019, 1:40 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Intel signs deal with Comcast to provide tech for Xfinity enabling 10 Gbps broadband speeds and in-home Wi-Fi 6, with the first devices rolling out this year   —  As Comcast continues to hone its ambitions to be the hub around which our many connected devices and services revolve in your home …
Jan 7, 2019, 8:15 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Vizio says it is adding support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to its SmartCast-enabled TVs, which can now be controlled using Siri, Alexa, or Google Assistant   —  Apple is reportedly gearing up for a new streaming TV service to rival Netflix, Amazon and Google this year, but in the meantime …
Jan 7, 2019, 9:53 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Crew, a chat app targeting businesses that employ shift workers like multi-store retailers and fast-food chains, raises $35M Series C   —  When it comes to shift workers communicating with each other in the workplace when they are not face-to-face, gone are the days of cork announcement boards.
Dec 23, 2018, 9:55 PMIn context

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