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Pokémon Go crosses $200M in global revenue one month into launch

While bugs and feature complaints are still causing a decent amount of negativity among users, Pokémon Go continues its upward trajectory in terms of overall revenue. App analytics platform Sensor Tower reveals that the game now have over $200 million in net revenue from players based on their …

Airbnb raising a reported $850M at a $30B valuation

Tech unicorn and sharing economy darling Airbnb has informed the State of Delaware that it’s raising another heap of cash.<p>TechCrunch independently verified that Airbnb indicated in a 28 page filing on July 28th that it has plans to bring in additional late-stage capital. Almost a year after its …

Oil Climbs With Emerging-Market Assets as U.S. Stocks, Yen Fall

Oil climbed with emerging-market assets on optimism central-bank stimulus and a strengthening U.S. economy will sustain global growth. American …

Exclusive - Genesys in bid to buy Avaya's call centre business: sources

(Reuters) - Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories Inc, a U.S. provider of call centre software, is in talks to acquire the contact centre business that its peer Avaya Inc [AVXX.UL] is hoping to sell for more than $4 billion (£3 billion), according to people familiar with the matter.<p>The sign at …

Deliveroo raises $275m to escalate food-delivery wars

Adam Satariano<p>August 6, 2016<p><b>Deliveroo</b>, a London-based maker of an app for ordering take out, announced Friday it has raised $275 million to fuel …

A startup that wants to change how we care for seniors just raised another $42 million

Honor, a Silicon Valley-based company that helps connect seniors to home care professionals, has raised another $42 million to help it take over the multi-billion-dollar home care industry.<p>The round is led by New York-based Thrive Capital, as well as 8VC, Andreessen Horowitz, and Syno Capital. …

Brave, the ad-blocking browser from former Mozilla CEO, grabs $4.5 million

Brave Software, the new web browser company co-founded by former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich, has raised $4.5 million in seed funding for the continued development of its open source browser that blocks online ads and other trackers. Unlike traditional web browsers where ad-blocking takes place via a …

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How Berlin’s SnapShot is bringing data analytics to hotels, armed with $27.7 million in funding

The hospitality industry is as old as the hills – but has it kept pace with new technologies and big data?<p>Berlin-based SnapShot understands that hotels are dealing with a huge amount of data but need the right tools to make sense of it all. The company started with the goal of solving a simple …

TheWaveVR scores $2.5 mln seed

Austin, Texas and Los Angeles-based <b>TheWaveVR,</b> a virtual reality music platform provider, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding. The investors …

Indonesia: Alodokter closes $2.5m round led by Golden Gate Ventures

Shiwen Yap<p>August 5, 2016<p>Jakarta-based health information portal <b>Alodokter</b> has closed a $2.5 million Series A round led by <b>Golden Gate Ventures</b>. The …

Apple said to buy AI startup Turi for about $200m

Mark Gurman, Sarah McBride<p>August 7, 2016<p><b>Apple Inc.</b> acquired artificial intelligence startup <b>Turi Inc.</b> for about $200 million, according to people …

AC Milan: Silvio Berlusconi agrees sale of Italian club to Chinese investors

AC Milan chairman Silvio Berlusconi has agreed to sell his 99.93% stake in the club to a Chinese consortium.

Skully officially admits it’s over

It took more than a week for remaining Skully execs to admit to themselves it was time to shut down. But late last night the company finally sent customers an email, which was obtained by TechCrunch, telling them it has officially closed its doors.<p>The startup’s troubles have been brewing for …

Philips grows Hue smartphone-controlled lighting lineup with $80 LivingColors Bloom, $90 LightStrips

There's no shortage of home automation solutions on the market, but none can touch the cool factor of Philips' Hue. The Android and iOS-controlled lighting solution consists of a base station that controls up to 50 different lights, including the company's existing LED Connected Bulb, and two new …