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Thursday October 18, 2018 @ 02:24:09 AM mt

Cryptocurrency wallet startup Cobo raises 13M Series A to enter the U.S. and Southeast Asia




Cobo, a cryptocurrency wallet startup headquartered in Beijing, has raised a $13 million Series A to enter new international markets. The round was led by DHVC and Wu Capital, a family office based in China. Cobo plans to expand in the United States and Southeast Asia, in particular Vietnam and Indonesia. Cobo is also now []
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Thursday October 18, 2018 @ 02:24:01 AM mt

Announcing the TC Top Picks of Disrupt Berlin 2018




We called on early-stage startup founders to apply for TC Top Pick status at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2018, which takes place on 29-30 November. We knew that many founders would heed the call but holy smokes the response was thunderous. Sheer volume combined with sheer brilliance to make our job of selecting up []
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Thursday October 18, 2018 @ 02:23:53 AM mt

Get your Disrupt Berlin 2018 passes before 24 October and save big




Great news, startup fans. You still have time to save up to 500 on your pass to TechCrunchDisrupt Berlin 2018. Our premier tech conference focusing on the European startup scene takes place on29-30 November, but the deadline for scoring passes at the best possible price arrives next week on 24 October. What budget-minded early-startup founder, []
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Thursday October 18, 2018 @ 02:23:45 AM mt

Emma the money management app rolls out cryptocurrency support




Emma, the U.K. money management app (or self-described financial advocate), is launching a cryptocurrency feature by integrating with a plethora of exchanges so that you can easily track your cryptocurrency balances. The idea is that a modern PFM type app should support cryptocurrency if it wants to provide insights into a users whole financial life, []
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Wednesday October 17, 2018 @ 11:10:51 PM mt

YC grad Oh My Green gets 20M seed investment




Oh My Green has raised $20 million from Initialized Capital, Powerplant Ventures and others to bring healthier foods to offices around the U.S.
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Wednesday October 17, 2018 @ 11:10:43 PM mt

MIT researchers say memory splitting breakthrough could prevent another Meltdown or Spectre




Virtually every modern computer processor was thrown under the bus earlier this year when researchers found a fundamental design weakness in Intel, AMD and ARM chips, making it possible to steal sensitive data from the computers memory. The Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities which date back to 1995 punched holes in the walls that []
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Wednesday October 17, 2018 @ 11:10:36 PM mt

Twitter tests out annotations in Moments




Twitter is trying out a small new change to Moments that would provide contextual information within its curated stories. Spotted by Twitter user @kwatt and confirmed by a number of Twitter product team members, the little snippets appear sandwiched between tweets in a Moment. Annotations adding context https://t.co/ks6TUw8uYF Gasca (@gasca) October 18, []
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Wednesday October 17, 2018 @ 11:10:27 PM mt

Some notable Facebook shareholders file mostly symbolic proposal to oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman




Several major Facebook shareholders have submitted a proposal calling for CEO Mark Zuckerberg to step down as chairman of the companys board. The filing is mainly symbolic, since Zuckerberg has almost total voting control, an arrangement that has earned the companys board structure comparisons to a dictatorship. The proposal is still noteworthy, however, because of []
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Wednesday October 17, 2018 @ 09:07:08 PM mt

This 3D-printed prosthetic hand combines speed and strength with simplicity




Prosthetic limbs have come a long way from the heavy, solid hands and legs of yesteryear, but it's still difficult to pack a range of motion into them without complex or bulky machinery. But new research out of Cornell uses a cleverly designed 3D-printed mechanism to achieve speed and strength with simple construction and it costs a lot less, too.
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Wednesday October 17, 2018 @ 08:20:48 PM mt

N26 faces criticism regarding its identification processes




Fintech startup N26 is growing quite rapidly. Building a startup is hard, but building a startup that manages your bank account is even harder given the increased scrutiny. German weekly magazine Wirtschaftswoche published an article that questioned N26s identification processes. According to Wirtschaftswoche, its quite easy to create an account with a fake ID document. []
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