Day: May 5, 2021

Una Brands, which acquires and consolidates third party sellers across e-commerce platforms in the Asia-Pacific region, launches with $40M in debt and equity (Catherine Shu/TechCrunch)

Catherine Shu / TechCrunch:Una Brands, which acquires and consolidates third party sellers across e-commerce platforms in the Asia-Pacific region, launches with $40M in debt and equity  —  One of the biggest funding trends of the past year is companies that consolidate small e-commerce brands. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210505/p38#a210505p38

PayPal beats with Q1 revenue of $6.03B, up 31% YoY, with record $285B in total payments volume, up 50% YoY, and added 14.5M new active accounts; stock up 5%+ (Emily Bary/MarketWatch)

Emily Bary / MarketWatch:PayPal beats with Q1 revenue of $6.03B, up 31% YoY, with record $285B in total payments volume, up 50% YoY, and added 14.5M new active accounts; stock up 5%+  —  Company increases full-year revenue, earnings forecasts  —  PayPal Holdings Inc. saw a record amount of volume flow through … Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210505/p31#a210505p31

Apple announces “Search tab campaigns” for App Store, a new ad unit that lets developers promote apps alongside the Suggested list of results (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:Apple announces “Search tab campaigns” for App Store, a new ad unit that lets developers promote apps alongside the Suggested list of results  —  At the same time as it’s cracking down on the advertising businesses run by rivals, Apple is introducing a new way for developers to advertise on the App …

Apple announces “Search tab campaigns” for App Store, a new ad unit that lets developers promote apps alongside the Suggested list of results (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch) Read More »

Report: 51% of orgs have experienced a data breach caused by a third party, with 74% saying it was the result of giving third parties too much privileged access (VentureBeat)

VentureBeat:Report: 51% of orgs have experienced a data breach caused by a third party, with 74% saying it was the result of giving third parties too much privileged access  —  Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16.  Register fo r the AI event of the year.  —  A new Ponemon Institute report found … Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210505/p2#a210505p2

Study: 60% of 73 K-12 apps from 38 schools in 14 states across the US send student data to a variety of third parties, roughly 50% to Google and 14% to Facebook (Adam Janofsky/The Record)

Adam Janofsky / The Record:Study: 60% of 73 K-12 apps from 38 schools in 14 states across the US send student data to a variety of third parties, roughly 50% to Google and 14% to Facebook  —  The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed schools around the country to adopt and rely heavily on new technology. Source: …

Study: 60% of 73 K-12 apps from 38 schools in 14 states across the US send student data to a variety of third parties, roughly 50% to Google and 14% to Facebook (Adam Janofsky/The Record) Read More »