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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
PayPal announces product integrations with Acorns' personal finance and investment service, after leading its Series D round last year   —  PayPal is better known as a digital payments service for buying things through eBay and a multitude of online and offline retail channels …
Nov 20, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Bérénice Magistretti / VentureBeat:
Poshmark raises $87.5M led by Temasek for its online fashion marketplace, now has about 200 employees, and adds Amazon Alexa style suggestion skill   —  Poshmark, which provides an online marketplace to buy and sell fashion items, announced today that it has raised $87.5 million in a round led by Temasek.
Nov 14, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Shippo raises $20M Series B led by Bessemer for its multi-carrier shipping API for ecommerce   —  Her voice weakened by a temporary illness, Shippo CEO Laura Behrens Wu couldn't resist pitching another customer on a recent October morning.  She was in a Lyft and had discovered her driver created …
Nov 1, 2017, 6:35 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Reaction Commerce, an open source end-to-end e-commerce platform, raises $8.5M Series A led by GV   —  Reaction Commerce, an open source ecommerce platform aimed at online retailers, has raised $8.5 million in a series A round of funding led by Google's venture capital arm, GV …
Oct 31, 2017, 5:45 PMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
How streaming boxes running open source Kodi media player software have made video piracy easy with third-party add-ons   —  THE KODI BOX pitch is hard to resist.  A little black plastic square, in look not much different from a Roku or Apple TV, and similar in function as well.
Oct 30, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
Simon Mundy / Financial Times:
India's startups have raised almost $10B in 2017 compared to $4.4B in 2016 and $7.9B in 2015   —  The megabucks are back for Indian tech start-ups.  Last year, the funding environment darkened after two years of exuberant investment followed by warnings that growth forecasts had been far too optimistic.
Oct 30, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Mark Wilson / Co.Design:
Microsoft has stopped manufacturing Kinect, the depth camera and microphone that sold ~35M units since 2010, but will continue to support it for Xbox customers   —  But its influence, and core technology, lives on across the industry.  —  Manufacturing of the Kinect has shut down.
Oct 25, 2017, 8:40 AMIn context
Reveal:
Only 22 big tech companies out of 211 surveyed revealed their government-mandated EEO-1 diversity data   —  When the popular messaging platform Slack won a fastest-rising startup award last year, the company sent four black female engineers to accept it.  —  Onstage at the TechCrunch awards show …
Oct 20, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
PayPal beats Q3 estimates with $3.24B revenue, up 21% YoY, vs. $3.18B expected, net income of $380M, up 18% YoY, and total payments volume of $114B, up 30% YoY   —  The company says it grew its active account base by 8.2 million during Q3.  —  PayPal reported solid third quarter earnings and revenue Thursday after the bell.
Oct 19, 2017, 4:41 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
MongoDB closes up 34% on its first day of trading on the Nasdaq, at a market cap of around $1.6B, after raising $192M in its IPO   —  New York-based MongoDB went public on the Nasdaq on Thursday, finishing the day at $32.07, up 34 percent above its IPO price of $24.
Oct 19, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context

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