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Microsoft Completing Its Short-Lived Tenure as Android Phone Maker
/ July 18, 2014 11:08 am
Microsoft Completing Its Short-Lived Tenure as Android Phone Maker

Re/code reports “Among the details in Microsoft’s big layoff news was the fact that the company plans to pull back on Nokia’s brief foray into Android-based phones.” Read More

Soundwave Focuses on Group Messaging and Playlists to Become Music’s Water Cooler
/ July 17, 2014 11:04 am
Soundwave Focuses on Group Messaging and Playlists to Become Music’s Water Cooler

TechCrunch reports “Soundwave, the mobile app that tracks the listening habits of you, your friends and other users you follow, to help you discover more and better music, is rolling out a significant update today that sees it manoeuvre to try to become the ‘water cooler’ of what people are listening to right now.” Read More

Pond5 Raises $61 Million Series A Led By Accel Partners, Stripes Group
/ July 17, 2014 11:04 am
Pond5 Raises $61 Million Series A Led By Accel Partners, Stripes Group

TechCrunch reports “Pond5, Shutterstock’s rival in the digital media and video world, has today announced that the company has closed a $61 million round of funding led by Accel Partners and Stripes Group.” Read More

Shipping Startup Shyp Raises $10 Million
/ July 17, 2014 11:04 am
Shipping Startup Shyp Raises $10 Million

TechCrunch reports “On-demand shipping startup Shyp only officially launched in San Francisco just a few months ago, but it’s already looking to expand to new markets.” Read More

Airbnb Launches Redesigned Mobile App and Website
/ July 17, 2014 11:04 am
Airbnb Launches Redesigned Mobile App and Website

VentureBeat reports “Airbnb unveiled a complete brand and product redesign today at an exclusive event for top hosts and guests.” Read More

BlackBerry Introduces its Siri Competitor
/ July 17, 2014 11:04 am
BlackBerry Introduces its Siri Competitor

VentureBeat reports “BlackBerry today officially debuted its voice-activated BlackBerry Assistant, the declining smartphone maker’s answer to Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Now, and Microsoft’s Cortana.” Read More

Conversocial Adds $5 Million for Its Social Media Customer Service Toolkit
/ July 17, 2014 11:04 am
Conversocial Adds $5 Million for Its Social Media Customer Service Toolkit

TechCrunch reports “A large volume of customer service transactions is happening through social media these days, with roughly 10% of customer service requests coming through various platforms like Facebook or Twitter, according to the hosted customer service social media toolkit provider, Conversocial.” Read More

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