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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat debuts new ad formats allowing advertisers to post Promoted Stories in Stories tab and AR Trial Ads for placing interactive objects in a camera view   —  Snap Inc's stock tanked after missing revenue expectations by $30 million last quarter, so Snapchat is looking to win over businesses with immersive new ads formats.
Nov 24, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Adobe: Thanksgiving day e-commerce sales were $2.87B, up 18.3% YoY, with 46% of all traffic to sites coming from smartphones   —  Black Friday, the day after a quiet Thanksgiving Thursday, traditionally has been thought of as the start of the holiday sales season, but the rise of e-commerce …
Nov 24, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
London-based Seedcamp announces new £41M fund, almost double its ~£21M 2015 fund, to invest in early stage startups as it celebrates its 10 year anniversary   —  “The maturity of founders is just exponentially better and different from when we started in '07," says Seedcamp co-founder and Managing Partner Reshma Sohoni.
Nov 22, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
UK government debuts Autumn Budget with new tech-focused initiatives: looser rules for testing self-driving cars, AI advisory body, £2.5B+ investment fund, more   —  With the UK government continuing to face down criticism over how it is handling plans to remove the UK from the European Union …
Nov 22, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch:
New York attorney general launches investigation of Uber's $100,000 hack cover-up   —  The revelation that Uber concealed a major 2016 data breach affecting 57 million users and paid hackers to destroy the evidence is yet another PR nightmare from Uber's darkest era, but it's also a major problem …
Nov 21, 2017, 8:00 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: Apple acquired Vrvana, Canadian augmented reality headset startup, for $30M   —  As Apple reportedly ramps up work to ship an augmented reality headset in 2020, it has acquired a startup from Montreal, Canada that could help it get there.  TechCrunch has learned that Apple has acquired Vrvana …
Nov 21, 2017, 6:22 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
AWS launches AWS Secret Region for US intel agencies and their partners working with “secret” classified data, to complement its air-gapped Top Secret Region   —  Amazon today announced that its AWS cloud computing service now offers a new region that's specifically designed …
Nov 20, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Tencent becomes the first Chinese tech firm valued over $500B after its share price more than doubled in last 12 months   —  Tencent has become the first Chinese company to be valued at more than $500 billion.  —  Shares of the 19-year-old company, which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange …
Nov 20, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Bangkok-based aCommerce, an e-commerce enabler that works with brands across a range of services, raises $65M Series B led by KKR-backed Emerald Media   —  Southeast Asia-based aCommerce, a startup that helps brands get into e-commerce and digital media in the fast-growing region …
Nov 20, 2017, 1:46 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Alibaba invests ~$2.9B for a 36% stake in Sun Art, which operates 446 hypermarkets across 224 cities in mainland China   —  Alibaba is continuing its expansion into offline retail after the Chinese e-commerce giant bought up more than one-third of one of Chinese most prolific operators of hypermarket stores.
Nov 19, 2017, 10:55 PMIn context

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