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Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Pilot, which provides an automated accounting service, raises $40M Series B led by Index Ventures with participation from Stripe   —  The tech industry claims “software is eating the world” and, if that's true, bookkeepers could be the next course.  That will be case if startups like Pilot …
Apr 17, 2019, 9:35 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
As market for facial recognition software heats up, concerns about how and when facial data is collected remain largely unaddressed due to lack of regulations   —  While you weren't looking, tech companies helped themselves to your photos to power a facial recognition boom.  Here's how.
Mar 28, 2019, 9:00 AMIn context
Clay Chandler / Fortune:
Inside the rivalry between Southeast Asia's Grab and Go-Jek, the ride-hailing services evolving to provide everything from groceries to mortgages   —  The rival ride-hailing services are now dueling to deliver everything from groceries to mortgages to Southeast Asia's middle class.
Mar 23, 2019, 5:05 AMIn context
Emma Hinchliffe / Fortune:
Cleo, a parenting support app for working parents offered through employers, raises $27.5M Series B, says its app now reaches 475,000+ families in 50+ countries   —  When Jeff Immelt was running GE, he noticed that the company, like many, struggled with attrition.
Mar 22, 2019, 10:50 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Ripple launches a $100M fund, overseen by Forte, to encourage integration of blockchain into games, such as in-game marketplaces, with grants to developers   —  The cryptocurrency company Ripple on Tuesday announced an ambitious project to integrate blockchain technology into video games.
Mar 12, 2019, 12:30 PMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Okta, a provider of identity management services for enterprises, plans to acquire Seattle-based workflow automation startup Azuqua for $52.5M in cash   —  Okta, an identity-focused tech firm, said while reporting earnings Thursday that it plans to acquire Azuqua, a workflow automation startup based …
Mar 7, 2019, 8:40 PMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Coinbase says that XRP, the third-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is being added to the Coinbase Pro exchange   —  Coinbase plans to add XRP, one of the world's most controversial cryptocurrencies, to the list of virtual coins traded on its exchange, the company said Monday.
Feb 25, 2019, 2:00 PMIn context
Vivienne Walt / Fortune:
An overview of Google's efforts to scale its business in India, where falling data prices and rising smartphone penetration have opened up big new opportunities   —  Patchy Internet, multiple languages, low smartphone penetration: But a big opportunity.  —  It is already dark in the New Delhi suburb …
Feb 23, 2019, 5:50 PMIn context
Grace Dobush / Fortune:
BMW and Daimler merge 14 services into five joint ventures including Reach Now for multimodal services, Free Now for ride-hailing, and Share Now for car-sharing   —  When Daimler and BMW announced a plan to fuse carsharing services Car2Go and DriveNow in March 2018, it was largely …
Feb 22, 2019, 9:35 AMIn context
Chris Morris / Fortune:
Industry sources: Google will reveal details about its Project Stream game streaming service during its keynote at the Game Developers Conference on March 19   —  Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo might want to brace themselves.  Googleis about to enter the lucrative video game sector with its Project Stream.
Feb 19, 2019, 10:20 PMIn context

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