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Remittance startup Azimo raises $15M from Viber owner, e-commerce giant Rakuten

technewsi.altervista.org — Azimo was once in talks to be acquired by WhatsApp and Messenger owner Facebook. And while may not have gone anywhere, today it is announcing funding from another big tech company in possession of a major messaging app. Viber owner Rakute...

Remittance startup Azimo raises $15M from Viber owner, e-commerce giant Rakuten

techcrunch.com — Azimo was once in talks to be acquired by WhatsApp and Messenger owner Facebook. And while may not have gone anywhere, today it is announcing funding from another big tech company in possession of a major messaging app. Viber owner Rakuten is putting $15 million into the London-based remittance startup.

France’s SigFox will expand its dedicated IoT network to 100 U.S. cities

techcrunch.com — SigFox, the French startup that is building dedicated cellular networks for Internet of Things objects from connected smoke alarms and refrigerators to interactive billboards, traffic systems and factory robots, has announced a big move into the U.S. market.

Age of Learning, a quiet giant in education apps, raised $150M at a $1B valuation from Iconiq

Age of Learning, a quiet giant in education apps, raised $150M at a $1B valuation from Iconiq
techcrunch.com — Some startups raise a lot of money with much fanfare before they've ever shipped a product, but some grow under the radar, building something that clicks, and then slowly amassing users and revenues before most even realise they've arrived.

Age of Learning, a quiet giant in education apps, raised $150M at a $1B valuation from Iconiq

Age of Learning, a quiet giant in education apps, raised $150M at a $1B valuation from Iconiq
technewsi.altervista.org — Some startups raise a lot of money with much fanfare before they've ever shipped a product, but some grow under the radar, building something that clicks, and then slowly amassing users and revenues before most even realise they've a...

SoundCloud turns on ads and Go premium subs in the UK and Ireland

SoundCloud turns on ads and Go premium subs in the UK and Ireland
technewsi.altervista.org — Now that SoundCloud has inked licensing deals with all the big music rights holders, the startup is wasting no time rolling out subscription services and advertising to a wider number of markets to better monetize its 175 million users and co...

SoundCloud turns on ads and Go premium subs in the UK and Ireland

SoundCloud turns on ads and Go premium subs in the UK and Ireland
techcrunch.com — Now that SoundCloud has inked licensing deals with all of the big music rightsholders, the startup is wasting no time rolling out subscription services and advertising to a wider number of markets to better monetise its 175 million users, and to compete better against the likes of Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music and the rest.

Twitter quietly retires Magic Recs, a DM bot that recommended viral accounts and Tweets

Twitter quietly retires Magic Recs, a DM bot that recommended viral accounts and Tweets
technewsi.altervista.org — As Twitter tries out bigger things to spur growth activity - like changing the order and length of tweets - it is turning away from others. Twitter has quietly retired Magic Recs, a strikingly effective bot account that used to...

Twitter quietly retires Magic Recs, a DM bot that recommended viral accounts and Tweets

Twitter quietly retires Magic Recs, a DM bot that recommended viral accounts and Tweets
techcrunch.com — As Twitter tries out bigger things to spur growth activity - like changing the order and length of Tweets - it is turning away from others. Twitter has quietly retired Magic Recs, a strikingly effective bot account that used to send you DMs recommending viral accounts or Tweets to follow, run by algorithm that measured how many others you knew were following an account or Tweet in quick succession.

IBM Launches First Highly Secure Blockchain Services for Financial Services, Government and Healthcare on IBM Cloud

IBM Launches First Highly Secure Blockchain Services for Financial Services, Government and Healthcare on IBM Cloud
storify.com — Today, IBM is announcing a new framework and new cloud services to help organizations understand how to create secure cloud environments for blockchain that exceed security and compliance requirements.
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May 04, 2016

RT @Techmeme: Age of Learning, a quiet giant in education apps, raised $150M at $1B valuation from Iconiq techcrunch.com/2016/05/03/age… https://ttechmeme.com/160504/p8#a160…co/nTC0XdD4q7

May 03, 2016

scoop from earlier... impressive educational app company largely overlooked by the media twitter.com/TechCrunch/sta…

May 02, 2016

I'm no Starbucks apologist but this is absurd. You could just... ask for less ice. twitter.com/CNBC/status/72…

May 02, 2016

I love Twitter. I'd argue this is not ignored though. It's part of why it's still valued as highly as it is. twitter.com/deray/status/7…

Apr 29, 2016

@jbrydo @johnhenderson @millsustwo actually ace test of how legit it is: use 'ninja', 'think outside the box' etc. + see the feedback

Apr 29, 2016

@Haje no i know. i can't make it either. but next week yes.


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