The Data Transfer Project is a new team-up between tech giants to let you move your content, contacts, and more between apps. Founded by Facebook, Google, Twitter, an Microsoft, the DTP today revealed its plans for an open source data portability platform any online service can join. While many companies already let you download your […]... →
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had another full house which made for a good time. Our own Connie Loizos, Matthew Lynley and I were joined by Renata Quintini, a partner at Lux Capital. Today’s episode is a grab bag of topics, including […]... →
Blavity, the digital lifestyle media company geared toward black millennials, recently closed a $6.5 million Series A round led by GV with participation from Comcast Ventures, Plexo Capital and Baron Davis Enterprises. As part of the investment, GV Partner John Lyman is joining Blavity’s board of directors. As the media landscape continues to change, with […]... →
As many of you know, Google has been active at rolling out the mobile-first indexing process to more and more sites in their index. We stopped keeping track of the notifications after what we documented the fourth batch of mobile-first indexing notifications...... →
SoftBank Vision Fund вложит около $1 млрд в китайскую SenseTime Group, занимающуюся технологией распознавания лиц. Крупнейшим проектом SenseTime на данный момент является участие в государственной программе видеонаблюдения в Китае.
В мае этого года SenseTime привлекла $620 млн от консорциума инвесторов, включающего Fidelity International, Hopu Capital, Silver Lake и Tiger Global, а в апреле компания привлекла $600 млн в рамках раунда, который возглавила Alibaba Group.... →