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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
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Developer community Stack Overflow lays off staff, source says ~20%, or about 60 people, as it focuses more on its core Q&A products   —  Some changes are underway at Stack Overflow, the online community where some 50 million developers and others converge to talk programming and many other things.
Nov 3, 2017, 8:05 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Open-source database startup MariaDB confirms $27M Series C led by Alibaba; valuation was reported as $354M in September   —  Open source database startup MariaDB has announced a new $27 million round of funding led by Alibaba, confirming the news that TechCrunch reported in September.
Nov 2, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Sources: cybersecurity firm Zscaler has confidentially filed for an IPO, plans to go public before the year's end   —  Zscaler, a nine-year-old, San Jose, Calif.-based company, has filed confidentially for IPO, multiple sources tell TechCrunch.  The cloud security outfit is aiming to go public before the end of the year.
Oct 26, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook tests 4K UHD video posts for some Pages, three years after YouTube's 4K video rollout   —  If you're sick of your beautiful videos looking crummy on Facebook, there's good news for you.  After some super HD videos started popping up on the social network, Facebook now confirms …
Oct 24, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context

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