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Journalist: mobile/media/tech news. Mom: 2 kids. Wife. Traveler. Speaks English, American, Russian, Franglais, Spanglish, in metaphors

AOL’s MapQuest Inks UI Deal With Mapbox As It Prepares To Overhaul The Product

Wave Broadband Raises $130M To Expand Its Gigabit Broadband Network On The West Coast — Wave Broadband - a broadband company that has built a gigabit fiber network with services from Washington down to California completely independent of the big carriers - is today announcing that it has raised $130 million. It plans to use the extra funds to expand that network across more cities in that footprint, and to launch new services for residential and business customers.

MapBox Takes On Apple With An SDK To Put Maps Into iOS Apps — The impending sale of Nokia's Here mapping division has put a sharp focus on the role that location and maps in particular are playing in the mobile world.

Handy In Talks To Acquire Homejoy As Home Service Startups Consolidate — As more startups rush into the business of providing on-demand services for our every consumer need, we're also seeing an inevitable move to some consolidation. In the latest development, Handy - the on-demand cleaning, plumbing and other home services platform - is in talks to acquire Homejoy, another home services startup that focuses specifically on cleaning.

Quettra Portrait Taps Your ‘App Graph’ To Power Personalization — Two of the most-used metrics these days that gauge how well an app is doing are downloads and registered users - numbers that can sometimes reach into the millions and point to a degree of popularity.

PayPal To List On Nasdaq Under PYPL Ticker After eBay Spinoff — Payments company PayPal is inching closer to spinning off from its marketplace parent eBay. Today its designated CEO, Dan Schulman, announced that it plans to list on Nasdaq and use PYPL as its ticker - the original ticker it used before eBay acquired it in 2002.

To-Do App Wunderlist Debuts An API, Early Integrations Of Slack, Sunrise, HipChat And More — Wunderlist, the to-do app based out of Berlin, is now approaching 13 million free and paid accounts. And today it is adding a new feature that it hopes will make the app a lot a lot more useful and more used: it's finally turning on an API so that people can create or modify Wunderlist tasks in other apps, and get alerts for Wunderlist tasks when they're in those apps.

As Acquisition Rumors Swirl, Free Mobile Service FreedomPop Goes Live In The UK — FreedomPop, the mobile carrier that gives away mobile, data and text services and upsells users on other services, is today announcing its first international launch outside of the U.S. The company is opening up for business in the UK as a SIM-only service - meaning no phones, initially, but small cards that you put into a phone that you bring to the network.

BitTorrent’s Encrypted P2P Chat Service Bleep Adds iOS App, ‘Whisper’ Ephemeral Mode — Bleep, a peer-to-peer, encrypted text, picture and voice chat app developed by BitTorrent, has picked up over 200,000 users on Windows, Android and Mac while in an alpha version.

Verizon Is Buying AOL For $4.4B [Memo From AOL CEO Tim Armstrong] — So this just happened. AOL, owner of TechCrunch, is getting acquired: Verizon is buying the company for $4.4 billion, or $50 per share. We've just been sent an internal memo about the deal that we are embedding below. AOL will become a subsidiary of Verizon.
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May 22, 2015

In Switzerland, home of the luxury watch, no signs of the Apple Watch amidst the other ads at the airport

May 22, 2015

RT @travisbernard: I’m looking for an intern for my social / audience dev team at TechCrunch. Let me know if you or anyone else might be interested.

May 22, 2015

@thatmatsmith They cdn't even agree on whether they were going to the Black Forest or Stuttgart. #middleclassproblems

May 22, 2015

But it's ok! I have iced rose mint green tea. It will all be okay.

May 22, 2015

Awkward is sitting near a couple in the airport cafe who appear to be on a last-chance saloon weekend away but aren't starting off too well

May 22, 2015

Working out of Gatwick Airport for the day before flying later. My 6th visit to this airport in the last three weeks. So over travelling ಠ_ಠ

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