Jon Russell on Muck Rack

Jon Russell Verified

Bangkok, Thailand
Asia Writer — TechCrunch

I write about Asia and other things for @techcrunch | AMA

Videogram Offers Broadcasters New Ways To Engage Viewers Beyond Just YouTube

techcrunch.com — Cinemacraft, the Japan-U.S. company that provides interactive online video technologies, has launched a series of news tools aimed at giving broadcasters and brands new ways to boost engagement on their clips, beyond just relying on repositories like YouTube.

WhatsApp Hits 900M Monthly Users, Edges Closer To An Actual Business Model

technewsi.altervista.org — It's WhatsApp monthly active user number update time, folks. The Facebook-owned messaging service, which doesn't yet have a business model, has now crossed 900 million MAUs, as CEO, co-founder and (now) Facebook board member Jan Koum ...

WhatsApp Hits 900M Monthly Users, Edges Closer To An Actual Business Model

techcrunch.com — Happy Friday! Today is WhatsApp monthly active user number update time, folks. The Facebook-owned messaging service, which doesn't yet have a business model, has now crossed 900 million MAUs, as CEO, co-founder and (now) Facebook board member Jan Koum revealed on Facebook. (Of course.)
Sep 04, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: WhatsApp Hits 900M Monthly Users, Edges Closer To An Actual Business Model tcrn.ch/1JSqEmo by @jonrussell

Sep 04, 2015

Whatsapp's staggering growth continues: 900m monthly users, up 100m in four months techcrunch.com/2015/09/04/sti…

Baidu’s Student Q&A App Zuoyebang Lands Investment From Sequoia and Legend Capital

technewsi.altervista.org — Baidu, China's largest search engine and an investor in Uber, is giving its Zuoyebang 'after school' service, which helps school students with their studies, wings of its own after it revealed that the business raised an undiscl...

Baidu’s Student Q&A App Zuoyebang Lands Investment From Sequoia and Legend Capital

techcrunch.com — Baidu, China's largest search engine and an investor in Uber, is giving its Zuoyebang 'after school' service, which helps school students with their studies, wings of its own after it revealed that the business raised an undisclosed Series A funding round.

Zivame Lands $38M To Change How Women In India Buy Their Lingerie

techcrunch.com — Zivame, an online store that wants to revolutionize the (often awkward) way that women in India buy their underwear, has closed a $38 million Series C round. The investment is led by new backers Zodius Technology Fund and Khazanah Nasional Berhad, a fund belonging to the Malaysian government, with participation from existing investors Unilazer, IDG Ventures and Kalaari Capital.
Sep 03, 2015

I love services and ideas that change how people live — even though I don’t buy lingerie myself ;) tcrn.ch/1ED4MLG

Indonesia’s Snapcart Turns The Humble Receipt Into Big Data For Brands And Retailers

technewsi.altervista.org — Smartphones could give retailers and brands unprecedented insight into consumer spending and behavior just by allowing you to photograph your receipt. Read More

Indonesia’s Snapcart Turns The Humble Receipt Into Big Data For Brands And Retailers

techcrunch.com — Smartphones could give retailers and brands unprecedented insight into consumer spending and behavior just by allowing you to photograph your receipt. That's the premise of a new technology startup that launched in Indonesia today. Snapcart is backed by Ardent Capital - the VC firm behind Southeast Asia's logistics network aCommerce and numerous e-commerce startups - and it aims to turn oft-discarded receipts into data goldmines.
Sep 03, 2015

Snapcart wants to turn your discarded receipts into data gold mines on.tcrn.ch/l/XvvC

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Twins, Plans ‘Limited’ Time Off Work

technewsi.altervista.org — Marissa Mayer is expecting twins, but the Yahoo CEO and former Google executive isn't planning to take a significant break from work during or after her pregnancy. Read More

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Twins, Plans ‘Limited’ Time Off Work

techcrunch.com — Marissa Mayer is expecting twins, but the Yahoo CEO and former Google executive isn't planning to take a significant break from work during or after her pregnancy. In a personal post on her Tumblr, that Yahoo-owned blogging site, Mayer explained that - as she did when her son was born early in her tenure - she plans to take "limited time" off of work.
Sep 01, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Twins, Plans 'Limited' Time Off Work tcrn.ch/1O4Zb0j by @jonrussell

Sep 01, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Twins, Plans 'Limited' Time Off Work tcrn.ch/1O4Zb0j by @jonrussell

Sep 01, 2015

#Yahoo CEO Marissa #Mayer Is Expecting Twins, Plans ‘Limited’ Time Off Work on.tcrn.ch/l/BSw5 via @techcrunch

Sep 01, 2015

Yahoo CEO plans "limited" time off work after having twins. I suspect she's a super tired superheroine. on.tcrn.ch/l/E7zJ

Sep 01, 2015

Sometimes you just know exactly the kind of comments a story will get… ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ techcrunch.com/2015/08/31/yah…

More Articles →
Sep 04, 2015

RT @dannysullivan: Google plans return to China with mobile services, reports @amir go.theinformation.com/93b970 — search, not so much

Sep 04, 2015

RT @CulturalSnow: When a colleague says THERE ARE CAKES IN THE KITCHEN!!! and I go to the kitchen and they're fucking mooncakes #that #bangkok

Sep 04, 2015

@thiiira it’s their prerogative, but i still think MAUs are so misleading

Sep 04, 2015

@nisummers you’re tweeting what i thought earlier, shame his badass attitude can’t sort their finances out


Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.