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Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
FTC and DOJ announce their latest crackdown on robocallers, taking 94 actions against several companies and people blamed for a recent wave of spam calls   —  Federal authorities have announced its latest crackdown on illegal robocallers — taking close to a hundred actions against several companies …
Jun 25, 2019, 1:10 PMIn context
Kate Clark / TechCrunch:
Cameo, which lets fans pay for personalized videos from celebrities, raises $50M Series B led by Kleiner Perkins; reports suggest valuation is $300M   —  Instead of emailing a term sheet, Ilya Fushman paid $150 to have ‘Deep Blue Sea’ actor Michael Rapaport send the Cameo founders Steven Galanis …
Jun 25, 2019, 12:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Orderful, which aims to modernize supply chain management through an API-based cloud service, raises $10M Series A from Andreessen Horowitz   —  The march of globalization continues unabated, and with it comes a growing demand for companies of all sizes to communicate with and sell to each other …
Jun 25, 2019, 9:50 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Showpad, a sales enablement platform for presentations and other collateral, raises $70M Series D co-led by Dawn Capital and Insight Partners   —  Sales teams have long turned to tech solutions to help improve how they source leads, develop relationships and close deals.
Jun 25, 2019, 8:40 AMIn context
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
UK-based used car marketplace Motorway raises £11M Series A led by Marchmont Ventures   —  Motorway, the U.K. used car marketplace, has raised £11 million in Series A funding.  Leading the round is Marchmont Ventures, the fund managed by Hugo Burge and Alan Martin …
Jun 25, 2019, 7:30 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Researchers say hackers have been stealing massive amounts of call records from over ten cell network providers worldwide to conduct targeted surveillance   —  At least 10 cell networks have been hacked over the past seven years  —  Security researchers say they have uncovered …
Jun 25, 2019, 12:40 AMIn context
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
Monzo, a UK-based digital bank, raises ~$144M Series F led by Y Combinator's Continuity fund at a ~$2.5B post-money valuation, about double from October   —  Monzo, the fast-growing U.K.-based challenger bank with more than two million account holders, has raised £113 million (~$144m) in additional funding.
Jun 24, 2019, 7:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
WP Engine, which helps build and manage WordPress-hosted sites, says it acquired smaller competitor Flywheel and that it's hit $132M in annual recurring revenue   —  WordPress now accounts for 34 percent of all websites globally, and today one of the key companies that helps handle the creation …
Jun 24, 2019, 3:55 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google is expanding Be Internet Awesome, its digital safety and citizenship curriculum for children, to include six media literacy activities   —  Google announced this morning it's expanding its two-year-old digital safety and citizenship curriculum for children, “Be Internet Awesome,” …
Jun 24, 2019, 10:50 AMIn context
Jon Evans / TechCrunch:
Libra may become a global mobile reserve currency for individuals, not institutions, enabling them to receive, save, spend, and exchange a global hard currency   —  There is so much to write about Libra, and so much which has already been written misses the mark, mostly, I think …
Jun 23, 2019, 3:25 PMIn context

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