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The Morning After: Thursday, May 4th 2017
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The Morning After: Thursday, May 4th 2017

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.

Get any interesting emails lately? Yesterday a fake Google Docs invite turned the internet upside down, but only temporarily. Also: Hulu dives into live TV and Netflix drops its first real trailer for The …

Snapchat launches self-serve ad manager
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Snapchat launches self-serve ad manager

Snap Inc wants the ad dollars of smaller businesses, not just giant brands. So today it’s launching its new self-serve ad manager for buying video Snap Ads. There’s also the new Snapchat Mobile Dashboard for tracking campaigns from your phone, …

Improbable grabs $502M led by Softbank at a $1B+ valuation for its virtual world Spatial OS
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Improbable grabs $502M led by Softbank at a $1B+ valuation for its virtual world Spatial OS

Improbable, the London startup that has developed a platform for third parties to build vast virtual and simulated worlds, has landed a stratospheric round of funding to double down on its product and expanding its ecosystem of developers. The company, …