Facebook agrees to pay French publishers for news reuse

Facebook has reached a multiyear agreement to pay French publishers for resharing their content on its platforms, it announced today. The social media giant said the licensing agreement with the Allia

Pandemic-driven boom in e-commerce helps Huboo’s warehousing platform close $81M

Many e-commerce businesses run their entire order fulfillment process in-house because outsourcing it can be expensive. But the COVID-19 pandemic has supercharged many small and medium-sized businesse

After pulling in around $80 million last year in revenue, LA’s StackCommerce is acquired by TPG’s Integrated Media Company

The Los Angeles-based commerce and content platform StackCommerce has been acquired by Integrated Media Company, a holding company set up by the massive private equity fund TPG to acquire new media bu

Priori raises $6.3M to help large companies hire outside legal help

Priori Legal, a startup rethinking the way that large corporations hire outside counsel, has raised $6.3 million in Series A funding. Founded by CEO Basha Rubin and CPO Mirra Levitt (who met while cla

Backed by Serena Williams and Usain Bolt, Let’s Do This raises $15M from EQT

Back in September, endurance events marketplace Let’s Do This (a YC alumni) raised a $5 million seed round from a number of U.S. investors, including Olympic star Usain Bolt and tennis star Serena W

Bumble goes to print with its new lifestyle magazine, Bumble Mag

Bumble is the latest digital brand to try to extend its reach through a print publication. The dating app maker today announced the launch of Bumble Mag, a lifestyle publication it produced in partner

Old media giants turn to VC for their next act

The Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 eras weren’t kind to the world’s largest media conglomerates, throwing their business models into question, creating whole new categories of content consumption, and bringi

Author Ryan Holiday on “the nature of world-altering success”

Contributor Contributor More posts by this contributor The dinner that destroyed Gawker One week in Las Vegas It could be said that the first few years of this current tech boom were fueled by mostly

Camera rental startup KitSplit raises $2.1M

KitSplit, which operates amarketplace for creative equipment, is announcing that it's raised $2.1 million in seed funding. The equipment available for rental can include cameras, lights and lenses, bu

Recruitment Trainwreck BranchOut In Talks To Be Acquired, May Sell Mobile Team To Hearst

BranchOut's story is a brutal lesson about building on someone else's platform. After raising $49 million and growing to 33 million users, Facebook changed its viral channels leading BranchOut to star

Apple’s iOS Newsstand Now Offers Hearst Magazines Days Before Print And Other Digital Stores

Apple today quietly launched a new feature for Newsstand, whereby publications by partner Hearst (covering their entire catalog) will now be available to subscribers days before they come to print, or

Hearst Hits 100k Cosmo App Subscribers En Route To 1 Million Paying Digital Readers

Another milestone for old-school print magazines moving into a digital future: Cosmopolitan says that it now has 100,000 people paying to read the digital edition of its monthly fashion/beauty/lifesty

Social Gaming Startup Diversion Raises Funding From Eric Schmidt, Michael Eisner, Others

<a href="http://diversion.la/">Diversion</a>, a Los Angeles-based social gaming studio backed by <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/shawn-fanning">Shawn Fanning</a> and <a href="http://www.crun

Hearst's Kaboodle Gets Into Social Commerce With Flash Sales Site PopPicks

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/kab.png">Social shopping site <a href="http://www.kaboodle.com/">Kaboodle,</a> which was <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2007/08/08/hearst-acq

Reimagining The Magazine Cover For The iPad

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/sunset.jpg"> Print publishers are in a <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/03/25/publishers-in-a-tizzy-over-new-ipad-revenue-possibilitie

Why The Magazine Industry Wants Its Own App Store. It's All About The Data.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/SIdgital1-630x472-215x161.jpg" width="215" height="161" /> The magazine industry is falling over itself over a new shiny object. It wants to

Hearst Takes A Stab At Semi-Automated Content With LMK

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/LMK-stats-190x200.jpg" width="190" height="200" />The problem with magazines is that they are so very expensive to produce. All those writers

Hearst tries to revive dying magazine business with electronic reader

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/terriblemonthly.jpg" /> All I have to say to Hearst is “Good luck, bro.” The flatlining publisher, which produces magazines such as P

EGM magazine is no more, 1UP staff slashed

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/lastegm.jpg" /> As you're no doubt aware by now, UGO (owned by Hearst) has <a HREF="http://www.1up.com/do/newsStory?cId=3172156">>bou

UGO Entertainment Buys 1UP Gaming Network; EGM Bites Dust

<img src='https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/ugo1up.jpg' />Hearst Corporation unit <a href="http://www.ugo.com">UGO Entertainment</a> has agreed to acquire <a href="http://www.1up.com/"
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