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Cisco snaps up AppDynamics for $3.7b right before its IPO

Published On: January 25, 2017 11:20 PM NPT By: Techcrunch

Cisco said today that it would acquire AppDynamics, which helps companies monitor application performance, for a whopping $3.7 billion.

Instagram Stories launches stickers for locations and emoji

Published On: December 22, 2016 12:30 PM NPT By: Techcrunch

Instagram is launching its answer to Snapchat geofilters, offering a way to spice up your photos and videos with stickers that display basic location names, time, weather, and emoji. There’s also limited-time seasonal graphics like Christmas trees and Hanukkah menorahs, and a holiday candy cane paint brush.

GoPro to cut 15% workforce in restructuring effort

Published On: November 30, 2016 11:45 PM NPT By: Techcrunch

GoPro has announced the company will cut 200 jobs, about 15% of its global workforce. The company says this will reduce its 2017 non-GAAP operating expenses to about $650 million and will help the company fulfill CEO Nick Woodman’s stated goal of returning the company to profitbility in 2017.

Twitter still might save Vine

Published On: November 10, 2016 09:52 AM NPT By: Techcrunch

Vine may survive after all. Twitter is currently vetting multiple term sheets from companies offering to buy Vine and hopes to make a deal soon, multiple sources reveal. After announcing its plan to shut down Vine last month, Twitter received a large number of bids including several from Asia. It’s now working to decide who should run the short form video app.