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Brightcove acquires online video platform Ooyala for about $15M, with $6.25M in cash and the rest in Brightcove shares (Anthony Ha/TechCrunch)

Brightcove acquires online video platform Ooyala for about $15M, with $6.25M in cash and the rest in Brightcove shares (Anthony Ha/TechCrunch)

Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Brightcove acquires online video platform Ooyala for about $15M, with $6.25M in cash and the rest in Brightcove shares  —  Brightcove just announced that it’s acquiring Ooyala’s online video platform business.  —  The deal brings together two long-lasting players in the online video industry.

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Sources: Apple will unveil both its video and news subscription offerings at a March 25 event (Bloomberg)

Sources: Apple will unveil both its video and news subscription offerings at a March 25 event (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple will unveil both its video and news subscription offerings at a March 25 event  —  – Company also plans to unveil news service at March 25 event  — New subscription offerings may boost revenue of key segment  —  Apple Inc. is planning to unveil video …

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Twilio announces Q4 revenue of $204.3M, up 77% YoY and beating analyst estimates, ends quarter with 64,286 active customer accounts (Larry Dignan/ZDNet)

Twilio announces Q4 revenue of $204.3M, up 77% YoY and beating analyst estimates, ends quarter with 64,286 active customer accounts (Larry Dignan/ZDNet)

Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Twilio announces Q4 revenue of $204.3M, up 77% YoY and beating analyst estimates, ends quarter with 64,286 active customer accounts  —  The cloud communications platform posted strong results and upped its outlook with the addition of SendGrid.  —  Twilio’s fourth quarter sales were up 77 percent …

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Mozilla and Ubisoft are partnering to develop Clever-Commit, an AI-powered coding assistant to find potential bugs; Mozilla to deploy it for Firefox development (Emil Protalinski/VentureBeat)

Mozilla and Ubisoft are partnering to develop Clever-Commit, an AI-powered coding assistant to find potential bugs; Mozilla to deploy it for Firefox development (Emil Protalinski/VentureBeat)

Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Mozilla and Ubisoft are partnering to develop Clever-Commit, an AI-powered coding assistant to find potential bugs; Mozilla to deploy it for Firefox development  —  Mozilla and Ubisoft today announced a partnership to develop Clever-Commit, an AI coding assistant.

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Longtime Apple employee and iPhone exec Frank Casanova named as Apple’s first head of product marketing for AR (Mark Gurman/Bloomberg)

Longtime Apple employee and iPhone exec Frank Casanova named as Apple’s first head of product marketing for AR (Mark Gurman/Bloomberg)

Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Longtime Apple employee and iPhone exec Frank Casanova named as Apple’s first head of product marketing for AR  —  – Company is betting on augmented reality as major initiative  — Apple veteran Casanova helped market the iPhone via carriers  —  Apple Inc. assigned a longtime iPhone executive …

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Sony Interactive Entertainment names Jim Ryan president and CEO, taking over from John Kodera, who will become deputy president, as the two swap roles (Jeff Grubb/VentureBeat)

Sony Interactive Entertainment names Jim Ryan president and CEO, taking over from John Kodera, who will become deputy president, as the two swap roles (Jeff Grubb/VentureBeat)

Jeff Grubb / VentureBeat:
Sony Interactive Entertainment names Jim Ryan president and CEO, taking over from John Kodera, who will become deputy president, as the two swap roles  —  Sony’s gaming business has a new leader stepping in to take the top job.  Jim Ryan will take over as SIE president and CEO beginning April 1.

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Milan-based automotive e-commerce startup brumbrum, which uses AI to source and price vehicles, raises €20M led by Accel to expand across Europe (Andrii Degeler/Tech.eu)

Milan-based automotive e-commerce startup brumbrum, which uses AI to source and price vehicles, raises €20M led by Accel to expand across Europe (Andrii Degeler/Tech.eu)

Andrii Degeler / Tech.eu:
Milan-based automotive e-commerce startup brumbrum, which uses AI to source and price vehicles, raises €20M led by Accel to expand across Europe  —  Milan-based automotive e-commerce startup brumbrum has raised €20 million in a funding round led by Accel, with participation from Bonsai Ventures …

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Q&A with Zynga’s CEO on the once-beleaguered game company’s turnaround, as key acquisitions and the shift to mobile overcome declining Facebook and web games (Dean Takahashi/VentureBeat)

Q&A with Zynga’s CEO on the once-beleaguered game company’s turnaround, as key acquisitions and the shift to mobile overcome declining Facebook and web games (Dean Takahashi/VentureBeat)

Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Q&A with Zynga’s CEO on the once-beleaguered game company’s turnaround, as key acquisitions and the shift to mobile overcome declining Facebook and web games  —  Zynga went public in 2011 and it grew quickly on the strength of social games like FarmVille.  But it hit the skids in 2013, and it began going downhill.

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Paris sues Airbnb for allegedly publishing 1,000 illegal ads; a French law, passed in 2018, makes companies punishable by fines of €12,500 per illegal posting (Michel Rose/Reuters)

Paris sues Airbnb for allegedly publishing 1,000 illegal ads; a French law, passed in 2018, makes companies punishable by fines of €12,500 per illegal posting (Michel Rose/Reuters)

Michel Rose / Reuters:
Paris sues Airbnb for allegedly publishing 1,000 illegal ads; a French law, passed in 2018, makes companies punishable by fines of €12,500 per illegal posting  —  PARIS (Reuters) – The City of Paris is suing Airbnb for publishing 1,000 illegal rentals adverts, which could cost …

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Hands-on with AR navigation on Google Maps that the company is testing with Local Guides, a group of power users helping Google improve its Maps experience (David Pierce/Wall Street Journal)

Hands-on with AR navigation on Google Maps that the company is testing with Local Guides, a group of power users helping Google improve its Maps experience (David Pierce/Wall Street Journal)

David Pierce / Wall Street Journal:
Hands-on with AR navigation on Google Maps that the company is testing with Local Guides, a group of power users helping Google improve its Maps experience  —  The coming Google Maps augmented-reality navigation feature will look through your phone’s camera to figure out where you are and show you where you are going.

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