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TechCrunch:
An overview of 94 companies that launched at Y Combinator's Summer 2020 Demo Day 2; the Summer 2020 batch of companies was YC's first fully remote startup batch   —  And we're back!  Today was part two of Y Combinator's absolutely massive Demo Day(s) event for its Summer 2020 class.
Aug 25, 2020, 10:05 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Overview of the companies from Y Combinator's W20 Demo Day, which debuted presentations online to invited investors and media   —  Y Combinator's Demo Day was a bit different this time around.  —  As concerns grew over the spread of COVID-19, Y Combinator shifted the event format away …
Mar 17, 2020, 4:50 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Hotel and flight search service Hipmunk says it's shutting down on January 23, over three years after SAP Concur acquired it   —  If you're still using Hipmunk for trip planning, it's time to find another site.  Sooner than later, really.  —  The Hipmunk team announced this afternoon …
Jan 14, 2020, 5:40 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Y Combinator says its online Startup School course will begin running multiple times a year, not just once, and will move to a shorter eight-week format   —  Back in 2017, Y Combinator began offering a 10 week, once-a-year online course called Startup School.
Dec 10, 2019, 12:55 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Alphabet's Wing says it will test drone delivery in Christiansburg, Virginia with Walgreens, FedEx, and local retailer Sugar Magnolia   —  Wing, the drone delivery company that started its life within the Google X lab before spinning out into its own thing under the Alphabet umbrella, is prepping for takeoff.
Sep 19, 2019, 2:05 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Built Robotics, which makes autonomous construction equipment, raises $33M Series B led by Siemens-backed Next47, bringing its total raised to $48M   —  Built Robotics, a company aiming to make construction equipment autonomous, is announcing a $33M Series B round this morning.
Sep 19, 2019, 9:55 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Google to shut down Google Hire, a job application tracking system for small to medium sized businesses it launched two years ago, in September 2020   —  Add another one to the Google Cemetery.  —  Google has disclosed that it will shut down Google Hire, the job application tracking system it launched just two years ago.
Aug 27, 2019, 9:20 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Instagram expands its test to hide the number of likes on other users' posts to six more countries: Ireland, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Australia, and New Zealand   —  Would the Internet be a better place if we all paid a little less attention to fake Internet points?  Instagram is still trying to figure it out.
Jul 17, 2019, 5:30 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
As part of World Emoji Day, Apple and Google share designs for around 60 new emoji, many focused on representation around disability   —  Tomorrow is World Emoji Day.  Why is there a World Emoji Day?  No idea!  But it's tomorrow!  —  To recognize the day, Apple and Google have both shed …
Jul 17, 2019, 3:00 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Pluralsight, an IT training and certification platform, will acquire GitPrime, an analytics and productivity tool for developer teams, for $170M   —  Pluralsight, an online training platform focusing on subjects like web development, IT certification, and security training …
May 2, 2019, 12:20 PMIn context

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