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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
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Apple's CFO says services now account for “one third” of Apple's gross profits, and Tim Cook says Apple now has 390M paid subscriptions across its services   —  We've known for a while now that Apple was going to be putting more of an emphasis on services.
Apr 30, 2019, 5:40 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Apple Pay is coming to transit systems in Chicago, New York City, and Portland later this year   —  Being able to pay for things like subways and buses with your phone just makes sense, but in much of the US, you'll still need a paper ticket or an oh-so-losable reloadable card if you want a ride.
Mar 25, 2019, 2:13 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
A roundup of the 88 companies that launched at YC's Winter 2019 Demo Day 2, including ride-sharing, insurance, developer tool, and crypto trading startups   —  Today was the second half of Y Combinator's two-day Demo Day for its Winter 2019 class.  Over 85 startups pitched on stage yesterday, and another huge batch launched today.
Mar 20, 2019, 12:00 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Google Assistant is coming to Google Maps on iOS and Android today, will help users with navigation, music, and replying to texts, now with auto-punctuation   —  We've known for a while now that Google Assistant (the company's voice powered AI, a la Siri or Alexa) would eventually be built right into Google Maps.
Jan 8, 2019, 2:19 PMIn context

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