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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 02:19:09 AM mt

Create the unholy DIY union of Alexa and Furby this weekend



As we approach the End Times there will be great signs and portents. They say the dead will rise and walk the earth. Great fire will come from the sky and burn the wicked and the good alike. A Furby will speak in the voice of Alexa. The Turtle of the Universe will cough up her young to pass judgement on our collective consciousness. At least one of those things has just come true. In this Read More

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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 02:19:08 AM mt

Devialet built a car audio system for Renaults Symbioz concept car



High-end speaker maker Devialet is branching out of home speakers. The company announced a partnership with Renault for its first ever car audio system. You cant buy a Renault car with Devialet speakers just yet, but theres a Renault concept car with those speakers. Devialet has always said that it wasnt just a speaker manufacturer. The French startup has worked on its Read More

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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 12:11:23 AM mt

Soylent co-founder Rob Rhinehart steps down as CEO



After an eventful (and sometimes challenging) year for Soylent, co-founder Rob Rhinehart announced today that he will resign as the meal replacement shake companys chief executive officer. That position will be taken over by Bryan Crowley, the president of Soylents parent company Rosa Foods. Read More

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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 12:11:22 AM mt

Indias Vahdam Teas raises 1.4M to bring fresher tea to your door faster



Vahdam Teas, an e-commerce thats focused on selling the freshest brews on the planet, has closed a Series A funding round worth $1.4 million to grow its business. The funding was led by new backers Fireside Venture, Mumbai Angels, Singapore Angel Network and undisclosed existing investors. The two-year-old company previously raised a $500,000 seed round from angels in January of this Read More

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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 12:11:22 AM mt

One month after denying it will exit China AWS opens its second region there



Amazon Web Services has opened its second region in China with a local partner, Ningxia Western Cloud Data Technology. The launch comes just one month after Amazon denied reports that AWS is leaving China, but said the company sold certain physical infrastructure assets to Internet services company Beijing Sinnet, which operates its first region in the country, in order to Read More

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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 12:11:22 AM mt

MyEtherWallet plans official iOS app after knockoff version is booted from App Store



The organization behind MyEtherWallet is planning to release an official version of its popular cryptocurrency wallet for iOS after Apple removed a knockoff that had been in the App Store for around a week. The unofficial version of the open source software, which is used to hold ETH and other alt coins outside of bitcoin, got as high as number three in the financial section of the App Read More

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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 12:11:22 AM mt

Crunch Report Apple Confirms Shazam Acquisition



Apple confirms its Shazam acquisition, MyEtherWallet knockoff goes live on the App Store and is now removed and the NFL is partnering with Verizon and is now streaming football games to everyone. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

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Monday December 11, 2017 @ 07:55:48 PM mt

N26 partners with Younited Credit to launch credit offering in France



German startup N26 is now live in 17 European countries, but many features first launched in Germany and never made their way to other markets. The startup is slowly expanding core features to other key markets. Thats why the company is partnering with Younited Credit to launch consumer credit in France. It works pretty much like the existing credit feature in Germany. In the app, you Read More

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Monday December 11, 2017 @ 07:55:48 PM mt

Instagram hires Twitters former VP of revenue product



Instagram made a big hire last week when it brought on board Ameet Ranadive, Twitters former VP of revenue product. At Instagram, Ranadive is working as director of product overseeing the Wellbeing team, which helps promote positive behavior on Instagram and protects the community from bad behavior and content, he posted on Twitter on Friday. As head of the Wellbeing Read More

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Monday December 11, 2017 @ 07:55:48 PM mt

Google launches three new photography apps for testing experimental technology



Google today is launching a trio of new photo apps a part of new series of what it has dubbed photography appsperiments. (Get it? Ha ha.) The apps, some of which are available on both the iOS App Store and Google Play, give Google a way to test out more experimental features to see how users respond, the company explains in an announcement on its Google Research blog. Read More

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