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Journo: mobile/media/tech news. Mom: 2 kids. Wife. Traveler. Speaks English, American, Russian, Franglais, Spanglish, in metaphors. ingrid@techcrunch.com

Caller ID App Truecaller Is Raising $100M At A $1B Valuation

technewsi.altervista.org — Communications apps that strike a chord with users across different markets are hot property these days, and it looks like another one of them may soon enter the so-called unicorn club. TechCrunch has learned that Truecaller - a caller ...

Holland’s Catawiki Raises $82M To Take On eBay In Collectible Auctions

technewsi.altervista.org — While eBay is doubling down on its core business after its split from PayPal, an upstart out of Europe is looking to muscle in on the business where eBay first made its name, collectibles. Catawiki, a Dutch online auction business, has raised $82...

Caller ID App Truecaller Is Raising $100M At A $1B Valuation

techcrunch.com — Communications apps that strike a chord with users across different markets are hot property these days, and it looks like another one of them may soon enter the so-called unicorn club. TechCrunch has learned that Truecaller - a caller ID app that now has 150 million users - is looking to raise around $100 million at a $1 billion valuation.

Holland’s Catawiki Raises $82M To Take On eBay In Collectible Auctions

techcrunch.com — While eBay is doubling down on its core business after its split from PayPal, an upstart out of Europe is looking to muscle in on the business where eBay first made its name, collectibles. Catawiki, a Dutch online auction business, has raised $82 million to scale its business on the continent and beyond.

Messaging App Viber Buys Nextpeer To Add Social Features To Its Gaming Portal

technewsi.altervista.org — Viber, the messaging app with 600 million+ users acquired last year by Japan's Rakuten for $900 million, is today making its first acquisition, specifically aimed at building out its new games business. It is paying $9 million for Nextp...

Amazon Takes On Product Hunt, Shopify With Launchpad, An All-In-One Marketing And Sales Portal

technewsi.altervista.org — Product Hunt has made a splash as a new place for startups to market new products, and Shopify offers a way for startups to easily start selling their products online, and Shyp takes the pain out of sending things from point A to B. Now it looks ...

Amazon Takes On Product Hunt, Shopify With Launchpad, An All-In-One Marketing And Sales Portal

techcrunch.com — Product Hunt has made a splash as a new place for startups to market new products, and Shopify offers a way for startups to easily start selling their products online, and Shyp takes the pain out of sending things from point A to B. Now it looks like Amazon is preparing to one-up their respective concepts.
Jul 29, 2015

RT @RiskRewardFBN: Amazon is taking on two hot startups with new marketing and sales portal, Launchpad ow.ly/QdY0X $AMZN

Messaging App Viber Buys Nextpeer To Add Social Features To Its Gaming Portal

techcrunch.com — Viber, the messaging app with 600 million+ users acquired last year by Japan's Rakuten for $900 million, is today making an acquisition of its own, specifically aimed at building out its new games business. It is paying $9 million for Nextpeer, a social gaming startup based in Israel that offers games developers an SDK to incorporate social gaming features into their apps.
Jul 28, 2015

Messaging app Viber, acquired last year for $900m (a steal vs $19b for WhatsApp), has made its first acquisition tcrn.ch/1GY6np7

Jul 28, 2015

Viber follows in the footsteps of other messaging apps, building up its gaming and developer-facing business tcrn.ch/1GY6np7

Amid 30% Layoffs At Gree Intl, Gaming Giant Buys Twiitch, Opens Offices In Berlin And Oz

technewsi.altervista.org — Yet more consolidation afoot in the gaming business. Gree International, the global arm of the Japanese gaming giant that focuses on social and mobile gaming, is downsizing in San Francisco by cutting 30% of jobs, and at the same time it is dou...

Amid 30% Layoffs At Gree Intl, Gaming Giant Buys Twiitch, Opens Offices In Berlin And Oz

techcrunch.com — Yet more consolidation afoot in the gaming business. Gree International, the global arm of the Japanese gaming giant that focuses on social and mobile gaming, is downsizing in San Francisco by cutting 30% of jobs, and at the same time it is doubling down on growth in other markets.
Jul 27, 2015

Got an actual number for layoffs at Gree in SF: 120. Company also announced an acquisition today, Twiitch tcrn.ch/1VJgJEL

Jul 29, 2015

Japan’s Gree In SF Lays Off 120, Buys Game Developer Twiitch, Opens Offices In Berlin tcrn.ch/1VJgJEL via @techcrunch

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Jul 30, 2015

Utter fascination with Marc's vintage Donkey Kong and Parachute portable games. pic.twitter.com/86jhyV9kol

Jul 30, 2015

@selviano the sun never sets because it never rises! It's too cloudy! Ba-da-boom

Jul 30, 2015

@selviano they actually seem a bit grey... I guess the sun's not out yet.

Jul 30, 2015

On our way into the ferry! Hoping to avoid camping rain disaster. pic.twitter.com/qVpsjMxG56

Jul 30, 2015

@teroterotero crazily enough $1b is, relatively speaking, not too strange sounding when you consider user growth and the potential of that

Jul 30, 2015

@teroterotero Curious: why are you bearish on Truecaller? E-commerce marketplaces and communications services are pretty different.

Jul 28, 2015

@rboelkow @ProductHunt thank you but I didn't say it was the same at all.

Jul 28, 2015

Viber follows in the footsteps of other messaging apps, building up its gaming and developer-facing business tcrn.ch/1GY6np7

Jul 28, 2015

Messaging app Viber, acquired last year for $900m (a steal vs $19b for WhatsApp), has made its first acquisition tcrn.ch/1GY6np7

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