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Jon Christian / The Outline:
Contributing writers to publications including Mashable, Inc, Business Insider, and Fast Company say they accepted payments in exchange for promoting companies   —  An Outline investigation found that contributors to prominent publications have taken payments in exchange for positive coverage.
Dec 5, 2017, 8:05 PMIn context
Fred Wilson / AVC:
From 2012 to 2015, following Facebook's IPO, early stage startup valuations soared to unsustainable levels and are now returning back to normal   —  I tweeted out this article from Techcrunch in the middle of last week: … And the response from the Twittersphere was a desire to hear my views on it.
Dec 3, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington announces hedge fund denominated in Ripple, will focus primarily on crypto assets, currently raised ~$50M of $100M target   —  The prominent tech figure Michael Arrington announced a new hedge fund on Tuesday that will be denominated in the crypto-currency XRP …
Nov 28, 2017, 4:10 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
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Apple VP of diversity and inclusion Denise Young Smith is leaving; Christie Smith, who spent 17 years as a principal at Deloitte, will be taking over   —  Apple's first-ever vice president of diversity and inclusion, Denise Young Smith, is leaving Apple at the end of this year, TechCrunch has learned.
Nov 16, 2017, 4:46 PMIn context
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Proposed Senate tax plan won't impede incumbent companies but would severely handicap startups moving forward, which may explain lack of pushback from big firms   —  There was an interesting line of commentary around the news that Stitch Fix, the personalized clothing e-commerce company, was going to IPO: these numbers are incredible!
Nov 14, 2017, 6:10 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Uber says it's entered into an agreement with a consortium led by SoftBank and Dragoneer on a potential investment   —  Uber has agreed to move forward with the long-anticipated SoftBank Group investment, a spokesperson confirms to TechCrunch.  —  We've been provided the following statement.
Nov 12, 2017, 6:47 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Apple confirms it acquired InVisage Technologies, which makes imaging tech for low-light conditions   —  As Apple continues to work on ever-smaller but more powerful computing devices, it has acquired a startup focusing on nanotechnology, and specifically as it relates to image sensors.
Nov 9, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
TechCrunch says the Crunchies awards, started in 2007, won't return in 2018 because startups have grown beyond San Francisco with less need for local support   —  TechCrunch'sDisrupt SF is the pride of TechCrunch's event line-up, and last September the event reached new heights …
Nov 8, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Sources: Snap has acquired Metamarkets for less than $100M to step up its ad tech play   —  As Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, gears up to report its quarterly earnings next week, it looks like the company is making some moves to beef up its primary business line, advertising.
Nov 3, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context

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