Patreon sells product curation site Kit to Geniuslink – gpgmail

[ad_1] Patreon, the platform for independent content creators to operate membership businesses for their core fans, announced it is selling the assets of Kit.com to localized affiliate link service Geniuslink. Founded in 2015, Kit is a social-shopping platform where influencers curate bundles of products (“kits”) they recommend. When their fans buy products they featured in […]

Akeneo raises $45 million for its product information management service – gpgmail

[ad_1] French startup Akeneo has raised a $45 million Series C round led by Summit Partners, with existing investors Alven, Partech, Salesforce Ventures and Stephan Dietrich also participating. The company develops a popular product information management (PIM) service to manage all information about products in your stores, online and in paper catalogs. Akeneo started as […]

Parallels’ KeyGenie lets you play for a free product key — but you can’t ever win – gpgmail

[ad_1] When is a game not a game? When you never win. For years, virtualization software maker Parallels offered the chance to win a free product keys if you “stump the KeyGenie,” a virtual robot which users can play against. Normally, users must buy a product key to run the software beyond its two-week free […]

Netflix’s big problem and Apple’s thinnest product yet – gpgmail

[ad_1] Hey. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on gpgmail this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week, I talked about the Capital One breach and how Equifax taught […]

Handy co-founder Oisin Hanrahan becomes chief product officer at acquirer ANGI Homeservices – gpgmail

[ad_1] ANGI Homeservices — which operates HomeAdvisor, Angie’s List and other brands — is naming Handy CEO Oisin Hanrahan as its new chief product officer. Handy offers on-demand access to workers who can clean, assemble furniture, mount TVs and perform other tasks around the home. It was acquired last year by ANGI (a publicly-traded subsidiary […]

Tesla has a new energy product called Megapack – gpgmail

[ad_1] Tesla has launched a new utility-scale energy storage product called Megapack modeled after the giant battery system it deployed in South Australia as the company seeks to provide an alternative to natural gas “peaker” power plants. Megapack is the third and largest energy storage system offered by Tesla. The company also sells the residential […]