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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 03:09:10 AM mt

Chinas Didi Chuxing is raising up to 6 billion at a valuation of over 50 billion



Didi Chuxing, theon-demand giantthat drove Uber out of China, is set to become the worlds second-highest valuedtech startup. Beijing-based Didi is in the process of raising a round that could reach as highas $6 billion at a valuation that would exceed $50 billion, a source with knowledge of discussions told TechCrunch. Thats not far from Uber itself, which is said to Read More

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 03:09:10 AM mt

New Zealand says teens watching Netflixs 13 Reasons Why must be supervised by an adult



The New Zealand government has created a new rating for the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why that says a parent or guardian must be present when it is viewed by teens under 18. Read More

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 12:48:10 AM mt

DJI adds much of Iraq and Syria to its list of no-fly zones for its drones



Drone maker DJI has updated their software to turn huge expanses of Syria and Iraq into no-fly zones. DJI usually prevents users from navigating their drones over sensitive areas like military bases and airports, but its new no-fly zones cover a much wider breadth and includes most of the northern half of both countries (including the city of Mosul), according to DJIs map. Read More

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Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 11:26:33 PM mt

Everfi raises 190 million to teach life skills and touchy subjects online



EVERFI Inc. has raised $190 million in Series D funding to teach students online the life skills and touchy subject matter that they never learned in school. A sampling of courses offered by Everfi range from Harassment Prevention Training for the workforce, to Alcohol EDU for college students and Vault Understanding Money for fourth-, fifth- and Read More

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Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 07:40:23 PM mt

Crunch Report Instagram Grows To 700M Users



Todays Stories Instagrams growth speeds up as it hits 700 million users Twitter desperately needed a hit first-quarter and somehow managed to deliver Amazons new Echo Look has a built-in camera for style selfies Uber is making it easier to see your rider rating Investor Chris Sacca is retiring from venture capital Credits Written and Hosted by:Anthony Ha Filmed Read More

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Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 07:33:41 PM mt

Poshmark cash flow positive on track for 100 million revenue



Poshmark, the fashion resale social network, is on track for $100 million in revenue this year, TechCrunch has learned.We hear the company reached$50 million in revenue last year, which means they are on pace to double in 2017. The company also recently becamecash flow positive, with profitability on an Ebitdabasis. This is a commonly used, but adjusted Read More

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Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 07:33:41 PM mt

More than 800 startups ask FCC chair to not kill net neutrality



Today, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai released the broad strokes of his plan to abandonconsumer protections to the benefit of large corporate players in the telecommunications industry. While major telecom companies are looking forward to Pais FCC makeover, the same cant be said for everyone else in tech. After Pais announcement, a group of more than 800 names in tech sent Pai Read More

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Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 07:33:41 PM mt

Sen. Schatz on FCC: They have no idea how outraged people are about to be



FCC Chairman Ajit Pai stirred up the hive today with his official declaration of war on the net neutrality rules established in 2015. Reactions have been mixed depending on whether the person represents the telecommunications industry or not. In the melee, I had a chance to talk with Senator Schatz (D-Hawaii) about the pronouncement. Read More

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Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 07:33:41 PM mt

Luxe to end door-to-door valet service will launch new service this summer



Luxe started as a company that promised to make parking in busy cities less awful with an app that summoned blue-jacketed, scooter-carrying valets to your location to whisk your car away until you needed it back. It seems theyre pivoting away from that initial vision. Users began receiving emails like the one below this afternoon, promising a new service by summer of Read More

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Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 07:33:41 PM mt

Crunch Report Instagram Grows To 700M Users



Todays Stories Instagrams growth speeds up as it hits 700 million users Twitter desperately needed a hit first-quarter and somehow managed to deliver Amazons new Echo Look has a built-in camera for style selfies Uber is making it easier to see your rider rating Investor Chris Sacca is retiring from venture capital Credits Written and Hosted by:Anthony Ha Filmed Read More

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