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Pinterest’s new Sections feature begins beta testing, public launch in ‘weeks’

Pinterest is rolling out a new feature inspired by its power users, said Pinterest CEO and co-founder Ben Silbermann, speaking today at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco. The new addition, called Sect

Pinterest crosses 200 million monthly active users

Pinterest said today it now has 200 million monthly active users, up from 150 million a little under a year ago. In April, the company said it hit 175 million monthly active users, so it seems it&#821

Run to the rock

The past week has been a tough one for lovers of freedom. Slippery slopes have been slid down and a side of the human mind that once remained in shadow has reared its head. Charlottesville is just the

Pinterest users can now pinch-to-zoom on photos in the app

Pinterest is adding a new feature today that allows users to pinch a photo to zoom in and out on various Pins, matching a feature that's available on a lot of other services. As the company becomes in

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 will feature some of tech’s wildest success stories

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 is less than a month away at Pier 48 in San Francisco. This year's lineup includes a stellar group of speakers, including Pinterest's Ben Silbermann, Golden State Warriors s

Ben Silbermann joins us at Disrupt SF to map out the future of searching through your phone’s eyes

Pinterest is one of the industry’s most fascinating companies — going from a simple digital collage to one of the leaders in image recognition and visual search, of all things. That feeds into

Google Image Search gets more like Pinterest by connecting you to recipes, products and more

A day after Pinterest rolled out an update that put its visual search feature in the front-and-center of its app, Google announced it, too, is giving its visual search engine an upgrade. The company

Fleksy keyboard to get major reboot under ThingThing’s dev team

Third party keyboards might seem like an app fad blast from the recent past. But the smartphone keyboard space could be set for a shake up as long time player Fleksy gets a new team working full time

Pinterest head of design on accessibility through better design

Jared Erondu Contributor Jared Erondu is a host of High Resolution. More posts by this contributor Dancing between data and intuition design lessons from Apple and eBay Why design is too important to

Pinterest’s camera search Lens gets a new look

Pinterest’s camera search tool, Lens, is getting a makeover today with some updated including the ability to zoom in and out and tap to focus, and making it easier to search with Lens from photo

Snap taps its IPO price as it continues to crash

Update: It happened! Snap fell down to its IPO price (for a few seconds) of $17 per share after its continued steady march south over the past several weeks. The company is now barely holding just ab

Unpacking Pinterest’s $150M Series Whatever

In a slightly surprising move, Pinterest raised $150 million from private investors this week. Why the firm may have wanted the cash isn't too hard to understand. When the markets offer you lots of c

Crunch Report | 20 People Fired at Uber

Bozoma Saint John leaves Apple for Uber, 20 people get fired at Uber over sexual harassment, Amazon discounts Amazon Prime for the less fortunate and Pinterest passes a $12 billion valuation. All this

Pinterest raises $150M at a $12.3B valuation as it makes a full press into visual search

Pinterest said today that the company has raised $150 million in additional capital at a valuation of $12.3 billion as it makes a further full-court press on its visual recognition and search pitch to

Pinterest opens up autoplay videos in home feed and search with new measurement tools

Pinterest is adding another ad to its array of products, now allowing advertisers to publish video advertising that will automatically play in the home feed and search, as it continues to bulk up and

Crunch Report | Microsoft Announces New Surface Pro

Microsoft announces new Surface Pro, Apple and Nokia settle patent dispute, Uber underpaid NYC drivers, Snapchat allows custom stories for friend groups and Pinterest adds dish recognition. All this o

Pinterest brings full dish recognition to its Lens camera search

In a move that may seem like an early step toward hitting a ridiculously high valuation, Pinterest is now adding to its Lens camera search the ability to recognize complete dishes. Next time you're at

Pinterest will soon let advertisers reach consumers through their smartphone’s camera

This afternoon at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017, Pinterest president Tim Kendall showed off how the company’s visual search technology could be used to serve ads just by having users snap a phot

Pinterest’s visual search technology is coming to its ads

Pinterest offers advertisers a unique opportunity for its audience of 175 million users: the ability to catch them at all points of their purchasing lifetime. Brands can advertise against moments of

Wayfair takes on Pinterest with its own visual search engine for home furnishings

Pinterest and Google's recent moves to leverage visual search technologies to connect consumers with products have not gone unnoticed by those in the e-commerce business. One company, Wayfair, is taki
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