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  • Crunch Report | Quora Valued At Around $1.8B

    Today’s Stories  Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to turn cloud-based AI into an extension of our brains Duolingo launches paid subscriptions as it experiments with new ways to monetize its service Snap acquires the crucial geofilter patent from Mobli for a record $7.7M Credits Written and Hosted by: Anthony Ha
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  • Snap acquires the crucial geofilter patent from Mobli for a record $7.7M

    Snap acquires the crucial geofilter patent from Mobli for a record $7.7M

    According to Snap’s S-1 filing for its IPO, of the $400 million in revenues the company has, $360 million is made by selling “Geofilters,” or photo filters based on location, which advertisers can buy. So owning the patent on that concept would seem pretty crucial. But Snap has never had such a patent, until now. Read More

  • Mobli launches Galaxia, a social network that encourages users to create numerous personas

    Mobli launches Galaxia, a social network that encourages users to create numerous personas

    Most social media platforms deter users from creating multiple profiles to prevent shenanigans like harassment and fraud. Galaxia, however, wants people to create a new profile (which it calls a “persona”) for each facet of their identity. Created by photo-sharing network Mobli, the new iOS app (an Android version is in the works) acknowledges that people present different faces… Read More

  • After Three Years In Development, Mobli Unveils Real-Time Image Search Engine EyeIn

    After Three Years In Development, Mobli Unveils Real-Time Image Search Engine EyeIn

    Mobli, the photo- and video-based social network, launched three years ago, but it has just uncovered its flagship product, a real-time image search engine called EyeIn. Now available on the Web and as a mobile app, EyeIn’s algorithms filter out content like selfies to return the most relevant results to users almost as soon as they are posted on social networks. Read More

  • Is Adding Live Video Mobli’s Last Throw Of The Photo App Dice?

    Is Adding Live Video Mobli’s Last Throw Of The Photo App Dice?

    Mobli, the social-mobile photo and video-sharing app which competes with Instagram and the like, has a major update out today that adds one, single important new feature: live broadcast streaming. The question is, will this be enough to attract the attention of the millions sharing images on Instagram and, now, WhatsApp? mobli has over-hauled the app to make it faster, improved the UI… Read More

  • Mobile Photo And Video Platform Mobli Signs Up To The New NASDAQ Private Market

    Mobile Photo And Video Platform Mobli Signs Up To The New NASDAQ Private Market

    On the heels of raising a $60 million round at a $1 billion valuation in November 2013, Instagram competitor Mobli today is announcing another finance move: it is joining the NASDAQ Private Market, the U.S. stock exchange’s new marketplace aimed at private companies that are either trying to raise money or provide liquidity for existing investors, and want to turn to a wider pool of… Read More

  • Instagram Blocks Competitor Mobli From Its API

    Instagram Blocks Competitor Mobli From Its API

    The relationship between Instagram and competitor Mobli, a photo- and video-sharing app out of Israel, has been a rocky one. Today Instagram blocked Mobli’s access to the Instagram API, effectively making users choose between the two. Read More

  • Instagram Competitor Mobli Gets $60M From Carlos Slim To Build A Visual Search Engine

    Instagram Competitor Mobli Gets $60M From Carlos Slim To Build A Visual Search Engine

    Mobile picture and video sharing platform Mobli, a competitor to other image-sharing services like Instagram, is today announcing a strategic investment that it hopes will help it catapult itself into the big leagues of mobile apps. Today, it is announcing that América Móvil, the Latin American telco giant led by billionaire Carlos Slim, is leading a new $60 million round in the company. As… Read More