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Saturday August 18, 2018 @ 05:20:46 AM mt

Only 48 hours left: Apply to Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin




The action you take within the next 48 hours could change your life. Thats how much time you have left to apply to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield, our world-renowned pitch competition, which takes place atDisrupt Berlin 2018on November 29-30. The application deadline expires on August 20th at 9 p.m. PST. Dont waste another minute apply []
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Saturday August 18, 2018 @ 01:35:59 AM mt

Its Friday so relax and watch a hard drive defrag forever on Twitch




It's been a while since I defragged years, probably, because these days for a number of reasons computers don't really need to. But perhaps it is we who need to defrag. And what better way to defrag your brain after a long week than by watching the strangely satisfying defragmentation process taking place on a simulated DOS machine, complete with fan and HDD noise?
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Saturday August 18, 2018 @ 01:35:52 AM mt

The public finance opportunity




If youre a certain age, its likely that youve never given a second thought to buying a municipal bond or the process of bond buying, even if youve intuited, rightly, thats its an intentionally opaque business. Yet there could be a big opportunity for startups, and for people looking for places to invest, and for []
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Friday August 17, 2018 @ 07:30:11 PM mt

Its Friday so relax and watch a hard drive defrag forever on Twitch




It's been a while since I defragged years, probably, because these days for a number of reasons computers don't really need to. But perhaps it is we who need to defrag. And what better way to defrag your brain after a long week than by watching the strangely satisfying defragmentation process taking place on a simulated DOS machine, complete with fan and HDD noise?
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Friday August 17, 2018 @ 05:26:26 PM mt

Movado Group acquires watch startup MVMT




The Movado Group, which sells multiple brands, including Lacoste, Tommy Hilfiger and Hugo Boss, has purchased MVMT, a small watch company founded by Jacob Kassan and Kramer LaPlante in 2013. The company, which advertised heavily on Facebook, logged $71 million in revenue in 2017. Movado purchased the company for $100 million. The acquisition of MVMT []
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Friday August 17, 2018 @ 05:26:19 PM mt

The Automatica automates pour-over coffee in a charming and totally unnecessary way




Most mornings, after sifting through the night's mail haul and skimming the headlines, I make myself a cup of coffee. I use a simple pour-over cone and paper filters, and (in what is perhaps my most tedious Seattleite affectation), I grind the beans by hand. I like the manual aspect of it all. Which is why this robotic pour-over machine is to me so perverse... and so tempting.
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Friday August 17, 2018 @ 03:34:40 PM mt

New Battlefield V trailer gives a glimpse of Battle Royale mode




Battle Royale mode is taking over the gaming sphere. Alongside Fortnite, PUBG and H1Z1, a number of big titles are adding Battle Royale to their popular games, including CoD: Black Ops IV and Battlefield V. In fact, EA DICE just released a new trailer for Battlefield V that seems to show a glimpse of the []
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Friday August 17, 2018 @ 03:34:32 PM mt

A new foreign investment bill will impact venture capital and the US startup ecosystem




President Trumps time in office has been punctuated by rising tension with China on a host of economic issues. Hes received bipartisan criticism for the impact of tariffs on Chinese goods and the resulting retaliation against American exports.
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Friday August 17, 2018 @ 03:34:25 PM mt

Klarity uses AI to strip drudgery from contract review




Klarity, a member of the Y Combinator 2018 Summer class, wants to automate much of the contract review process by applying artificial intelligence, specifically natural language processing. Company co-founder and CEO Andrew Antos has experienced the pain of contract reviews first hand. After graduating from Harvard Law, he landed a job spending 16 hours a []
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Friday August 17, 2018 @ 03:34:17 PM mt

Google updates Location History language after tracking backlash




Four days after admitting that it continues to track users even after the Location History tracking has been disabled, Google has updated its website to more accurately reflect the nature of its location policy. This setting does not affect other location services on your device, like Google Location Services and Find My Device, the updated []
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