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Thoughts on building a bootstrapped business

Thoughts on building a bootstrapped business  Chief executive officer Yaron Ben Shaul originally launched Hometalk as an engagement platform for customers of Networx, his lead generation business for home contractors. That engagement platform, with...
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After beating the world’s elite Go players, Google’s AlphaGo AI is retiring

After beating the world’s elite Go players, Google’s AlphaGo AI is retiring  Google’s AlphaGo — the AI developed to tackle the world’s most demanding strategy game — is stepping down from competitive matches after defeating the world’s best talent. The...
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Crunch Report | Sprig Is Shutting Down

Crunch Report | Sprig Is Shutting Down Sprig is shutting down, Sergey Brin is building a giant airship, Nielsen’s latest data show a ton of people still watch content on TV and bitcoin experiences an outage from all the bitcoin ups and downs. All this on...
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How to bypass a forgotten passcode on iPhone or iPad

How to bypass a forgotten passcode on iPhone or iPad A useful trick if you've forgotten your iPad or iPhone's passcode: how to bypass the code and 'hack' your way in How to bypass a forgotten passcode on iPhone or iPad Source: Mac World How...
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How to delete or hide apps on an iPhone or iPad

How to delete or hide apps on an iPhone or iPad Here's a way to delete almost every unwanted app from your iPhone or iPad - even the ones preinstalled by Apple - and hide all the others How to delete or hide apps on an iPhone or iPad Source:...
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Raspberry Pi Foundation and CoderDojo to code club together

Raspberry Pi Foundation and CoderDojo to code club together  The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced it’s merging with another code club charity, Dublin-based CoderDojo. The aim is to advance shared goals around furthering the march of computing...
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Xiaomi’s new Mi Max 2 smartphone claims a two-day battery

Xiaomi’s new Mi Max 2 smartphone claims a two-day battery  Fresh from announcing the Mi 6, its latest flagship smartphone, last month, Xiaomi gone and unveiled another new phone. The Mi Max 2, announced today at an event in Beijing, will be available in...
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How to install Kodi on iPhone or iPad (without jailbreaking)

How to install Kodi on iPhone or iPad (without jailbreaking) If you want to install the Kodi media player app on your iPhone or iPad, but don't fancy jailbreaking, today's your lucky day. How to install Kodi on iPhone or iPad (without...
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Xiaomi’s new Mi Max 2 smartphone claims a two-day battery

Xiaomi’s new Mi Max 2 smartphone claims a two-day battery

 Fresh from announcing the Mi 6, its latest flagship smartphone, last month, Xiaomi gone and unveiled another new phone. The Mi Max 2, announced today at an event in Beijing, will be available in China from June 1 priced upwards from RMB 1699, that’s around $247. Xiaomi claims it sold over three million of the original Mi Max, which is headlined by its big screen. The main selling… Read More

Xiaomi’s new Mi Max 2 smartphone claims a two-day battery
Source: TechCrunch

Naspers pours $5M into Coins, a fintech startup for Southeast Asia’s unbanked population

Naspers pours M into Coins, a fintech startup for Southeast Asia’s unbanked population

 Prolific investment firm Naspers is making a push into bitcoin and financial services after it backed Philippines-based startup Coins.ph to the tune of $5 million. Coins is focused on offering financial services for the unbanked in the Philippines and Thailand. It uses bitcoin as its underlying technology to facilitate transfers and remittances. It announced the new funding — which comes… Read More

Naspers pours M into Coins, a fintech startup for Southeast Asia’s unbanked population
Source: TechCrunch

Chinese trio carve up a quarter of global smartphone sales in Q1: Gartner

Chinese trio carve up a quarter of global smartphone sales in Q1: Gartner

 The global smartphone market grew 9.1 per cent in the first quarter of this year, according to Gartner’s latest stats, and growth is being driven by a trio of Chinese device makers. Read More

Chinese trio carve up a quarter of global smartphone sales in Q1: Gartner
Source: TechCrunch

All the VIP speakers you’ll actually get to meet at #TheEuropas, June 13, London

All the VIP speakers you’ll actually get to meet at #TheEuropas, June 13, London

 In partnership with TechCrunch, The Europas Conference & Awards, is a different kind of tech startup event which features smaller breakout sessions on key subjects for startups, as well as main-stage speakers and panels. The Europas conference is followed by a glittering awards for the hottest startups in Europe, based on voting by expert judges and the industry itself. But key to it all… Read More

All the VIP speakers you’ll actually get to meet at #TheEuropas, June 13, London
Source: TechCrunch