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Sunday June 24, 2018 @ 03:34:46 PM mt

Zcash: life on the crypto roller coaster




Suppressed in Japan. Championed in New York. Accused of betraying the billion-dollar community he created with an arcane and byzantine ritual, while accidentally solving maybe a transnational clandestine mining mystery. All this while leading the rollout of some of the worlds most cutting-edge cryptographic technology into production. Its been an interesting six months []
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Sunday June 24, 2018 @ 04:47:50 AM mt

Snag your super early-bird passes for Disrupt Berlin 2018




Der frhe vogel fngt den wurm! Yikes, if were trotting out our tortured German to say the early bird catches the worm, it can mean only one thing, folks. Its time for all you European startup fans to go catch super early-bird tickets to TechCrunchDisrupt Berlin 2018on November 29-30. Our pricing tiers start at 595 []
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Sunday June 24, 2018 @ 01:14:38 AM mt

Rings 199 security system will finally ship next month




Way back in October of last year, Ring announced Ring Protect a modular, no contract, DIY home security system. After a few delays, a bit of legal drama and Ring being acquired for a billion dollars by Amazon, the alarm is finally about to ship albeit with a slightly different (better!) name. Ring []
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Sunday June 24, 2018 @ 01:14:37 AM mt

Back Market raises 48 million for its refurbished device marketplace




If youve tried selling your old smartphone on a refurbishment website, chances are you ended up with a dozen browser tabs comparing prices. French startup Back Market is taking advantage of this fragmented industry to create a marketplace and aggregate all refurbishers on a single online platform. The startup just raised $48 million (41 million). []
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Sunday June 24, 2018 @ 01:02:13 AM mt

Gaming leans into diversity at E3 but not hard




To say gaming the gaming community is not known for its friendliness to women and minority groups is something of an understatement. But we're starting to see developers abandon the usual excuses of tradition, demographics, and the most absurd of all, "realism," in favor of making gaming more inclusive. Kind of.
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Sunday June 24, 2018 @ 01:02:13 AM mt

Hands-on with Nintendos Pok Ball Plus




Nintendo doesnt come out with a ton of hardware in-between system launches, but the peripherals it does come out with have a history of being pretty quality. That being said, the Pok Ball Plus may be the nicest little game-specific system accessory Nintendo has sold yet. At Nintendos big, honking E3 booth I had a []
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Sunday June 24, 2018 @ 01:02:12 AM mt

How Nintendo regained its footing with the Switch and smartphones




As recently as a couple of years ago, Nintendo very much felt like a company at a crossroads. The Wii U presented a rare major misfire for the gaming giant, while its executives stubbornly clung to a strategy that actively excluded smartphones. The Nintendo of 2018, however, feels newly invigorated. In January, the company announced []
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Sunday June 24, 2018 @ 01:02:11 AM mt

Check out this adorable Bluetooth controller for the Nintendo Switch




8bitdo debuted a bunch of gaming controllers at E3 this week, but honestly, we only care about one. The Zero 2 is an adorable little Bluetooth controller that fits in the palm of your hand. Its compatible with all sorts of systems, including desktop computers and Android devices, but the size makes it perfect for []
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Sunday June 24, 2018 @ 01:02:11 AM mt

Valve sets sights on Discord with updates to Steam Chat




Discord has risen among the ranks of gamers as the most common choice for game-related communications. And it's easy to see why: it works well and the competition is pretty dismal. But Valve is looking to keep users in-house with an overhaul of the chat options on its game platform Steam.
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Sunday June 24, 2018 @ 01:02:10 AM mt

Playmaji is looking to bring its modular retro-gaming console to market




Tucked away in a far corner of the West Pavilion of the Los Angeles Convention center among the independent game developers showcased by IndieCadeduring E3 is a small booth demonstrating the latest Polymega hardware, a device thats billing itself as the NES Classic for every old-school game released on every old-school gaming platform. The company []
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