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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook acquires the seven-person team and tech from startup Vidpresso to make its video more interactive   —  Zombie-like passive comsumption of static video is both unhealthy for viewers and undifferentiated for the tech giants that power it.  That's set Facebook on a mission to make video interactive …
Aug 13, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Both Chrome and Firefox support TLS 1.3, which IETF released the final version of last week, improving both security and speed   —  Last Friday, the Internet Engineering Task Force released the final version of TLS 1.3.  This is a major update to TLS 1.2, the security protocol that secures …
Aug 13, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter Lite adds push notifications and rolls out to 21 more countries including India, Ukraine, Argentina, and Zimbabwe, bringing the total to 45   —  Twitter announced today its Twitter Lite app is expanding to 21 more countries, which makes the data-saving app available to now over 45 countries in total.
Aug 13, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Tencent's e-publishing spin-off China Literature buys Chinese production company New Media Classics for $2.2B-$2.3B   —  As the consumer appetite for digital entertainment in China continues its rapid growth, two companies are combining forces to step up their game in the space.
Aug 13, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
India-based startup Observe.AI raises $8M Series A led by Nexus Venture Partners to use AI to improve call centers   —  Being stuck on the phone with call centers is painful.  We all know this.  Observe.AI is one company that wants to make the experience more bearable …
Aug 13, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
RiskRecon, a SaaS platform providing cybersecurity assessments of third-party vendors, raises $25M Series B led by Accel Partners   —  In June of this year, Chinese hackers managed to install software into the networks of a contractor for the U.S. Navy and steal information on a roughly $300 million top-secret submarine program.
Aug 12, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
After raising €38M in an IPO on Paris Euronext exchange in July, developer of autonomous shuttles Navya raises €30M more from European Investment Bank   —  While automakers and startups continue to hone the technology for self-driving cars for individuals, a second track of development …
Aug 10, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitch says it will close its Communities and will implement a tagging system in September to help users better find streams   —  Say goodbye to Twitch's Communities.  The game streaming service says it's soon killing off this still relatively new addition to its site in favor of implementing a tagging system instead.
Aug 10, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Jake Bright / TechCrunch:
Mines.io, which uses big data and proprietary risk algorithms to help large firms make lending decisions in emerging markets, raises $13M Series A   —  Emerging markets credit startup Mines.io has closed a $13 million Series A round led by The Rise Fund, the global impact fund formed …
Aug 10, 2018, 1:10 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Motion picture academy and Linux Foundation partner to launch Academy Software Foundation, an open source forum for developers in motion picture and media space   —  Open source is everywhere now, so maybe it's no surprise that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (yes …
Aug 10, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context

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