Anthony Ha

Anthony Ha

Senior Writer

Anthony Ha is a senior writer at TechCrunch, where he covers media and advertising and co-hosts the Original Content podcast. Previously, he worked as a tech writer at Adweek, a senior editor at the tech blog VentureBeat, and a local government reporter at the Hollister Free Lance. He attended Stanford University and now lives in Brooklyn.

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Marketing Startup Shift Raises $6M For European Expansion

Marketing startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.shift.com">Shift</a> is announcing that it has raised $6 million in new funding. The round was led by European firm DN Capital, with DN managin

PaeDae Raises $11.6M, Looks Beyond Mobile Rewards To “User-Centric Advertising”

Mobile rewards and advertising startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.paedae.com">PaeDae</a> is announcing that it has raised $11.6 million in new funding. The round is a mix of debt and equit

Fashion Site StyleCaster Gets A Glossy Redesign, Adds E-Commerce Features

Fashion-focused startup StyleCaster Media is unveiling a redesign of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.stylecaster.com">the flagship site</a> that gives the company its name. Vice President of Prod

Heyday, The New Journaling App, Reminds Me That I’m Kind Of Boring

When I met Siqi Chen, founder and CEO of the startup behind a new journaling app called <a target="_blank" href="http://www.hey.co">Heyday</a>, a few weeks ago, he said he'd built an app that offered

Flurry Raises Another $12.5M For Mobile Analytics And Advertising

Mobile analytics company <a target="_blank" href="http://www.flurry.com">Flurry</a> has raised $12.5 million in new funding, as first revealed in <a target="_blank" href="http://edgar.sec.gov/Archives

Job Site Dice Acquires Recruiting Startup getTalent

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.gettalent.com">getTalent</a> founder and CEO Abraham Shafi told me that his SuccessFactors-backed startup was just acquired by job site <a target="_blank" href="htt

Facebook: Brands Will Have To Work Harder (Or Buy Ads) For Your Attention — But Fans Still Matter

It's going to get harder and harder for many businesses to reach fans on Facebook without paying for ads — that's the message of sales material that the company sent to partners, as <a target="_blan

Twitter Announces “Tailored Audiences” For Ad Retargeting

Twitter just published <a target="_blank" href="https://blog.twitter.com/2013/more-relevant-ads-with-tailored-audiences">a blog post</a> announcing a new product for advertisers called "tailored audie

Homejoy Raises $38M As It Looks To Expand Beyond Home Cleaning

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.homejoy.com">Homejoy</a>, a startup that makes it easy and relatively affordable ($20 an hour) to sign up for a home cleaning, is announcing that it has raised $38

Second Screen TV Startup Wywy Raises $7M For International Growth

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.wywy.com">Wywy</a>, a German company promising to help monetize TV activity on mobile devices, is announcing that it has raised $7 million in Series B funding. <

RISD President John Maeda Departing To Become First Design Partner At Kleiner Perkins

John Maeda is leaving his role as president of the Rhode Island School of Design to become a design partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Maeda made the announcement in a YouTube video (emb

TouchCast Brings Its Interactive Video Tools To PCs

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.touchcast.com">TouchCast</a>, a startup with a more interactive approach to online video, is launching a beta version of its Windows PC app today. The company wa

The New Just.me Wins Auction For The Old Just.me’s Assets

Mobile messaging startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.just.me">Just.me</a> announced a couple of weeks ago that <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/11/15/just-me-asset-sale/">its assets w

Chartbeat Looks Beyond Clicks With Redesigned Publisher Analytics

It's not unusual to hear complaints about websites that are too focused on maximizing clicks — but it's a little surprising to hear those words coming from Tony Haile, CEO of real-time analytics sta

SumAll Raises Another $4M To Help Businesses Understand Their Data

Business analytics company <a target="_blank" href="http://www.sumall.com">SumAll</a> is announcing that it has raised $4 million in new funding from existing investors Battery Ventures and Wellingto

Newly Internationalized Yext Launches “Pages” To Help Businesses Sync Their Website Data

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.yext.com">Yext</a> is adding new tools today to help businesses synchronize their content and data across multiple services with the launch of a product called Page

Facebook Is Replacing Its “Hide All” Button With “Unfollow”

Here's a new tweak to how Facebook users can filter their News Feeds: The company says it's rolling out a button that allows you "unfollow" other users. To be clear, it sounds like the functionalit

IronSource Announces KudosKits, Allowing App Users To Show Their Appreciation With Money

Israeli company <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ironsrc.com">IronSource</a> has come up with a new way for developers to ask their users for money or other forms of support. Chief Design Office

Live Nation Buys Mobile Startup Meexo, Courtesy Of Acquisition Marketplace Exitround

Live music giant <a target="_blank" href="http://www.livenation.com">Live Nation</a> is announcing today that it has acquired <a target="_blank" href="http://www.meexo.com">Meexo</a>, a startup that <

Nickelodeon Partners With Ludei To Bring HTML5 Games To Its Upcoming Android App

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.ludei.com">Ludei</a>, which offers an HTML5 platform for building games and other apps, is announcing today that it's powering the games in Nickelodeon's upcoming A
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