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ClearBrain launches analytics tools focused connecting cause and effect –

Businesses need to understand cause-and-effect: If someone did X and it increased sales, or they did Y and it hurt sales. That’s why many of them turn to analytics — but Bilal Mahmood, co-founder and CEO of ClearBrain, said existing analytics platforms can’t answer that question accurately. “Every analytics platform today is still based on […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Cloudflare is going public –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Cloudflare files for initial public offering The web infrastructure company has recently found itself at the center of political debates around […] → Read More

Why startups ads are taking over the subway –

If you’re a New Yorker, one of the easiest ways to keep up-to-date on the latest consumer products — furniture, beauty products, mobile apps, you name it — is to hop on the subway. Even before you board, you may find yourself walking through a station filled with colorful startup ads. And once you’re actually […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Microsoft admits humans can listen to Skype, Cortana audio –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Microsoft tweaks privacy policy to admit humans can listen to Skype Translator and Cortana audio The change comes after a recent […] → Read More

Corey Weiner is taking over as CEO of mobile ad company Jun Group –

After 18 years at the helm, Mitchell Reichgut is stepping down as CEO of Jun Group, with COO and president Corey Weiner taking over as chief executive. The news comes just about a year after Jun Group was acquired by Advantage Solutions, but Reichgut said the acquisition was a “non-factor” in his decision. “I think […] → Read More

Flower delivery startup UrbanStems raises $12M to fund national expansion –

UrbanStems is announcing that it has raised $12 million in Series B funding. CEO Seth Goldman told me the startup has already been using the money to expand nationally. He explained that UrbanStems now has two delivery models — there are bike couriers who deliver plants and flowers within two hours in New York City […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Final Oculus co-founder departs Facebook –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Facebook is losing its last Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell, the final Oculus co-founder remaining at Facebook, announced in an internal memo […] → Read More

New Facebook ad units can remind you when a movie comes out –

Facebook is launching two new ad units designed to help movie studios promote their latest releases. The first unit is called a movie reminder ad, and it does exactly that —since studios usually start marketing their titles months or even years before release, they can now include an Interested button in their Facebook ads, allowing […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Verizon is selling Tumblr –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Verizon is selling Tumblr to WordPress.com parent, Automattic It’s been six years since Yahoo acquired the popular blogging platform for more […] → Read More

CBS and Viacom are merging into a combined company called ViacomCBS –

In a widely anticipated move, CBS and Viacom have agreed to reunite. The two media giants split back in 2006, although the Redstone family maintained control through National Amusements, a privately held holding company. Now they’re coming back together in an all-stock merger, creating a new entity with the straightforward-but-ungainly name ViacomCBS. The move is, […] → Read More

MasterClass founder launches Outlier, offering online courses for college credit –

Aaron Rasmussen, co-founder and former creative director of MasterClass, has a new startup called Outlier.org. Like MasterClass, Outlier is bringing education online, but with a key difference — these are college classes offering real college credit. The startup is launching a pilot version of its first two courses, Calculus I and Introduction to Psychology, for the […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Twitter tests reply subscriptions –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Twitter’s latest test lets users subscribe to a tweet’s replies Many people already receive push notifications when selected accounts send out […] → Read More

Sequoia leads $40M investment in mobile messaging startup Attentive –

Attentive, a startup helping retailers personalize their mobile messages, is announcing that it has raised $40 million in Series B funding. The startup was founded by Brian Long and Andrew Jones, who sold their previous startup TapCommerce to Twitter. When they announced Attentive’s $13 million Series A last year, Long told me the startup is […] → Read More

Original Content podcast: ‘Another Life’ is no masterpiece, but we want a second season anyway –

Most critics haven’t found much to like in “Another Life,” a new space opera on Netflix, but look: We had a good time with it. The show stars Katee Sackhoff (best known as Starbuck on “Battlestar Galactica”), who plays Niko Breckinridge, the leader of an expedition across the galaxy to make contact with aliens who […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Uber reports big losses and slowing growth –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Uber lost more than $5B last quarter Uber reported earnings for the second time as a public company, posting its largest-ever […] → Read More

Glow raises $2.3M to help podcasters make money –

Glow is a new startup that says it wants to help podcasters build media business. That’s something co-founder and CEO Amira Valliani said she tried to do herself. After a career that included working in the Obama White House and getting an MBA from Wharton, she launched a podcast covering local elections in Cambridge, Mass., […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note 10 –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. This is Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ The landscape has changed dramatically since the Galaxy Note was first unveiled in […] → Read More

Apple Music for Artists comes out of beta with an iOS app and Shazam data –

Apple Music launched its data dashboard for musicians more than a year ago. Today, the company is taking that product — Apple Music for Artists — out of beta, and adding some new features in the process. For one thing, it’s no longer a web-only product, because Apple is releasing an iPhone app. On both web […] → Read More

The Navy taps YouTube creators for its latest recruiting campaign –

The US Navy is turning to YouTube creators for help in finding technical recruits. Captain Matt Boren, the chief marketing officer at US Navy Recruiting Command, told me that in that while past recruiting efforts have focused on TV and other traditional media, that’s no longer the best route to reach the post-millennial generation. “For […] → Read More

Netflix signs multi-year deal with ‘Game of Thrones’ showrunners –

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the creators and showrunners of HBO’s adaptation of “Game of Thrones,” have found a new home. Netflix has signed a multi-year film and TV pact with the writer-producers; according to The Hollywood Reporter, the deal is worth $200 million. This follows expensive Netflix deals with other high-profile showrunners, including Ryan Murphy ($300 […] → Read More