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 2018-01-17 01:58 

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Bitconnect, which has been accused of running a Ponzi scheme, shuts down...

Bitconnect, the lending and exchange platform that was long suspected by many in the crypto community of being a Ponzi scheme, has announced it's shutting.....

 2018-01-17 01:54 

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Google moves into Shenzhen in latest China expansion...

A month after announcing plans to open its first AI lab in China, Google is expanding again through a move into Shenzhen. The U.S. tech giant has opened an.....

 2018-01-17 01:06 

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YouTube tightens the rules around creator monetization and partnerships...

In an effort to regain advertisers' trust, Google is announcing what it says are...

 2018-01-17 00:52 

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TWiT is suing Twitter, alleging breach of contract and copyright infringement...

TWiT, officially known as This Week in Tech, is suing Twitter. The audio and video media platform alleges breach of written contract, breach of oral.....

 2018-01-17 00:13 

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The Awl is shutting down...

The Awl, the hard-to-classify site that published compelling personal essays, media commentary and much more, announced today that it will be shutting.....

 2018-01-17 00:09 

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In a cloture vote, the Senate ends debate on warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens...

On Tuesday, the Senate undertook a cloture vote to end debate on a bill that would renew a controversial legal loophole that provides U.S. intelligence.....

 2018-01-17 00:00 

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Curve, the fintech that connects all your cards to a single card and app, gets full consumer launch...

Curve, the London fintech startup that offers a platform that lets you consolidate all your bank cards into a single Curve card and app to make it easier to.....

 2018-01-16 23:56 

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DJI teases its latest device ahead of next week's reveal...

Seems DJI was keeping its powder dry last week at CES. The drone giant announced a pair of camera gimbals at the show, but the big news was still a couple of.....

 2018-01-16 23:37 

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2018 could bring the IPOs that tech has been promised for years...

After years of drought and parched conditions, the U.S. tech IPO market could see a number of well-known players push forward with their debuts in 2018. That.....

 2018-01-16 23:18 

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Diversis Capital acquires Marketron, maker of monetization software for radio and TV...

Marketron, a company whose software helps radio and TV broadcasters manage their advertising, has a new owner and a new CEO. The company announced this.....

 2018-01-16 23:11 

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The nanny of former Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski has filed an excruciatingly detailed lawsuit...

Anthony Levandowski might have thought things couldn't get much worse. But a new lawsuit filed Levandowski's former nanny suggests that the exact opposite is.....

 2018-01-16 21:14 

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Lawsuit filed by 22 state attorneys general seeks to block net neutrality repeal...

A lawsuit filed today by the attorneys general of 22 states seeks to block the Federal Communications Commission's recent controversial vote to repeal Obama.....

 2018-01-16 20:36 

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Marijuana-friendly states ask Congress to make banking legal for the weed industry...

Recreational marijuana might be having its moment, but that doesn't mean that all the kinks are worked out. Due to laws that still classify it as an illicit.....

 2018-01-16 20:30 

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Expanding into new markets, Namely adds former Box exec, Graham Younger, as President...

Graham Younger, a former executive vice president of Box and longtime enterprise software executive, is joining the human resources services provider Namely.....

 2018-01-16 20:02 

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'Everything Sucks!' 90s kid nostalgia-fest arrives on Netflix February 16...

I know this trailer is meant to evoke a connection with all the dumb shit I remember from elementary and high school, and it does. But it's also just.....

 2018-01-16 19:27 

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MirraViz shows off a revolutionary way to do split-screen gaming...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXFCuLFwtqQ MirraViz wants to bring an end to gamers screen peeking. The startup's display technology lets different people.....

 2018-01-16 19:26 

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China's Chery will use Nvidia-powered ZF ProAI for Level 3 autonomous cars...

Chinese automaker Chery will be building cars with Level 3 autonomous features powered by supplier ZF's ProAI platform, which itself uses Nvidia GPUs for its.....

 2018-01-16 19:23 

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With all 49 Democrats on board, Senate leaders sound off on plan to restore net neutrality...

Democrats in the Senate have achieved unanimous party support of the plan to undo the FCC's recently passed order gutting net neutrality. All 49 Democratic.....

 2018-01-16 19:14 

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Lyft Concierge, its ride-booking service for businesses, opens to all...

Lyft today announced it's expanding its Concierge program - the service that allows organizations to schedule rides for other people - to more business.....

 2018-01-16 18:43 

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Hawaii's emergency alert interface looks straight out of the '90s...

No one who's used a long-running government website expects such things to be fancy — just functional. But there's a limit to what can be tolerated, and I.....

 2018-01-16 18:39 

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Ferrari is planning an all-electric supercar...

Ferrari is going to going to build an EV that will aim to have no peer including from the likes of Tesla. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said that.....

 2018-01-16 17:50 

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Amazon Fire TV becomes an interface for Live TV with select Amazon Channels...

Amazon's Fire TV is getting an update that will help viewers better discover live TV programming, and even be able to tune into live channels with Alexa. The.....

 2018-01-16 17:46 

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AWS brings Go support to its Lambda serverless platform...

AWS Lambda, Amazon's serverless platform, now features support for functions written in Go, the increasingly popular programming language that was.....

 2018-01-16 17:21 

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A dark mode for YouTube's mobile app is spotted in the wild...

Last spring, YouTube rolled out a massive update to its desktop site that included a redesign, faster underlying framework, and the addition of a dark mode......

 2018-01-16 17:20 

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Sequoia Capital just closed a giant new seed fund — and here's how it works...

Sequoia Capital, the top-tier venture firm, has just closed on a $180 million new fund called Sequoia Scout III that's focused exclusively on seed-stage.....

 2018-01-16 17:00 

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DefinedCrowd's next-gen platform solves the AI data acquisition problem...

With all the hype surrounding artificial intelligence, you would be forgiven for thinking that developing the algorithms powering deep learning are where the.....

 2018-01-16 16:14 

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Time spent in apps grew just 6% last year, down from 11% in 2017...

The app economy is continuing to grow, with the worldwide revenue from app stores expected to top $110 billion this year, according to recent estimates from.....

 2018-01-16 16:08 

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Uber announces "safety" cap on UK driver hours...

Uber has confirmed it will cap the amount of hours drivers on its platform in the UK can be logged in to accept trips. After ten hours the new policy will.....

 2018-01-16 16:03 

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Elon Musk says Model 3 owners will "be able to do pretty much anything" via voice...

The Tesla Model 3 might be off to a slower production start than the company would've liked, but there are big improvements coming for the vehicle once Tesla.....

 2018-01-16 16:01 

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DigitalOcean gives you more RAM and storage for the same price...

Cloud hosting company DigitalOcean is launching some new price offerings today. In particular, the company is also upgrading its basic $5 droplet instances.....

 2018-01-16 16:00 

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Lawmakers said to be behind Huawei's continued U.S. carrier woes...

The latest entry in Huawei's on-going struggles to come to the U.S. proved to be one of the more unexpected and engaging CES storylines last week. But there.....

 2018-01-16 15:35 

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The self-contained Fusion electric guitar lets you truly rock out...

As a hard-core rocker and roller I find that my gear has to be ready to rock and/or roll at a moment's notice. There is no telling when I'll have to lay out a.....

 2018-01-16 15:29 

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Forest raises $3.7 million for its administration interface to rule them all...

French startup Forest just raised a $3.7 million seed round (3 million) from Connect Ventures and Xavier Niel, with Taavet Hinrikus also participating......

 2018-01-16 15:27 

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Delivery logistics platform Bringg raises $12M from strategic investors, including Salesforce Ventures...

Delivery logistics platform Bringg announced today it has raised another $12 million in Series B funding, bringing the total round to $22 million. The round,.....

 2018-01-16 15:17 

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Google Cloud infrastructure expansion to continue with three new undersea cables...

Diane Greene, who heads up Google's cloud unit, often marvels at how much her company invests in Google Cloud infrastructure. It's with good reason. Over.....

 2018-01-16 15:04 

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Bloated Facebook Messenger promises to simplify in 2018...
 2018-01-16 14:27 

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Ripple turns investor as execs lead $25M round for storage and rental startup Omni...

Earlier this month, I wrote that crypto companies are going to become investors in 2018. I didn't quite imagine that happening as quickly as mid-January, but.....

 2018-01-16 14:01 

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Instacart acquires Toronto-based Unata...

Instacart has today announced the acquisition of Unata, a Toronto-based company that offers a platform for both grocers and consumers to interact digitally......

 2018-01-16 14:00 

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Comcast partners with AWS as it struggles to fight cord-cutting disruption...

Cloud providers love to brag about their customer wins and Amazon got a big one today when it announced that Comcast had chosen AWS as its preferred cloud.....

 2018-01-16 14:00 

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Social Bicycles raises $10 million Series A round, rebrands as Jump Bikes...

Social Bicycles, now officially known as Jump Bikes, has just closed a $10 million Series A round led by Menlo Ventures with participation from Sinewave.....

 2018-01-16 14:00 

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Lyft says nearly 250K of its passengers ditched a personal car in 2017...

Lyft has a new report out detailing its 'economic impact' for 2017, and the document includes a lot of stats on its performance throughout the year. The.....

 2018-01-16 13:56 

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Google and Coursera launch program to train more IT support specialists...

After a big fundraise and subsequent reorganization last year at Coursera -- which saw a change of CEO, as well as the departure of its COO, CFO, CMO and.....

 2018-01-16 13:55 

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Serial SWATter arrested, charged with involuntary manslaughter...

Wichita police have arrested a 25-year-old online troll who calls himself SWAuTistic, charging him with involuntary manslaughter after sending police to a.....

 2018-01-16 13:39 

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BMW acquires Parkmobile parking app to help tackle city traffic...

BMW has acquired Parkmobile, an app that provides guidance and services for those looking for parking in North America, including on-street and garage parking.....

 2018-01-16 13:00 

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Nyansa lands $15 million led by Intel Capital to grow user performance management...

Companies like New Relic and AppDynamics have been offering applications performance management solutions to help operations teams track external performance.....

 2018-01-16 12:11 

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WhatsApp reportedly testing anti-chain letter spam warning...

WhatsApp appears to be testing a new feature aimed at trying to limit the spread of chain letter style spam messages on its platform....

 2018-01-16 10:42 

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Bitcoin, Ethereum and almost every other cryptocurrency is plunging...

Look away now if you own bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. This won't be breaking news to you if you are invested, but today has seen the entire crypto.....

 2018-01-16 10:08 

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Apple asked to respond to China consumer group about slowing older iPhones...

Apple is now facing questions about how it slows down older iPhones in China. The Xinhua state news agency reported yesterday that the Shanghai Consumer.....

 2018-01-16 09:00 

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BeMyEye, the startup that lets companies crowdsource in-store data, acquires rival Task360...

In a move that represents further consolidation in the crowdsourced in-store data gathering space, London-headquartered BeMyEye has acquired U.K. rival.....

 2018-01-16 08:00 

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Airbnb now lets users pay less up front for bookings...

Airbnb has today announced a new feature that will help users manage their payments on the platform. The feature, aptly albeit unimaginatively named Pay Less.....

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