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StatusToday scores nearly $4M to grow its AI-powered ’employee insights’ service

StatusToday scores nearly M to grow its AI-powered ’employee insights’ service  StatusToday, a London startup that is building out AI tech that it claims can help companies better understand their employees and in turn improve productivity, is disclosing $3.91 million...

How to fix Apple TV Wi-Fi issues

How to fix Apple TV Wi-Fi issues If your Apple TV can't connect to a Wi-Fi network it won't work. Here's how to fix Apple TV Wi-Fi network issues. How to fix Apple TV Wi-Fi issues Source: Mac World How...

Sony Corp. to launch an AI-based taxi-hailing service in Japan

Sony Corp. to launch an AI-based taxi-hailing service in Japan  Sony Corporation said today that it will build an AI-based ride-hailing system in Japan in partnership with five taxi companies. The service will use artificial intelligence to manage taxi dispatches and...

How to add AirPlay to any speaker

How to add AirPlay to any speaker AirPlay lets you wirelessly transmit video and audio from an iPhone or iPad. We show you how to add AirPlay support to any existing speaker or stereo system How to add AirPlay to any speaker Source: Mac World How...

Facebook will verify the location of U.S. election ad buyers by mailing them postcards

Facebook will verify the location of U.S. election ad buyers by mailing them postcards  Facebook’s global director of policy programs says it will start sending postcards by snail mail to verify buyers of ads related to United States elections. Katie Harbath, who...

Engineering against all odds, or how NYC’s subway will get wireless in the tunnels

Engineering against all odds, or how NYC’s subway will get wireless in the tunnels  Never ask a wireless engineer working on the NYC subway system “What can go wrong?” Flooding, ice, brake dust, and power outages relentlessly attack the network components. Rats —...

Telegram has raised an initial $850M for its billion-dollar ICO

Telegram has raised an initial 0M for its billion-dollar ICO  It looks like Telegram’s billion-dollar ICO has reached its first milestone after the chat app company raised an initial $850 million, according to a filing. A document submitted to the SEC earlier this...

India’s Zoomcar raises $40M led by automotive giant Mahindra & Mahindra

India’s Zoomcar raises M led by automotive giant Mahindra & Mahindra  India’s Zoomcar — which operates an on-demand car rental service — has raised a $40 million Series C round led by Mahindra & Mahindra, the 70-year-old Indian corporation that specializes in...

Google takes AMP beyond basic posts with its new story format

Google takes AMP beyond basic posts with its new story format

 For the most part, Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages project was about what its name implies: accelerating mobile pages. Unsurprisingly, that mostly meant quickly loading and rendering existing articles on news sites, recipes and other relatively text-heavy content. With that part of AMP being quite successful, Google is looking to take AMP beyond these basic stories. Read More

Google takes AMP beyond basic posts with its new story format
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LimeBike is also getting into the e-scooter game

LimeBike is also getting into the e-scooter game

 On the heels of LimeBike’s expansion into e-bikes, as well as competitor Spin’s expansion into Razor-like electric scooters, LimeBike is unveiling its own take on e-scooters. LimeBike is also officially deploying its e-bikes in Seattle. “This is an exciting and competitive landscape,” LimeBike CEO Toby Sun told TechCrunch. “What you are beginning to see is that… Read More

LimeBike is also getting into the e-scooter game
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Here’s a video of Elon Musk watching the Falcon Heavy take off

Here’s a video of Elon Musk watching the Falcon Heavy take off

 This past week, as we watched SpaceX launch its absolutely massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, many of us wondered if it would make it off the launch pad. So did Elon Musk.
National Geographic just posted some incredible behind-the-scenes footage of the launch, capturing everything from about 15 seconds prior to takeoff to his moment of realization that the mission was a huge success. Read More

Here’s a video of Elon Musk watching the Falcon Heavy take off
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Cardlytics up 3% following IPO, raised $70 million

Cardlytics up 3% following IPO, raised million

 Atlanta-based Cardlytics made its public debut on Friday, closing the day at $13.37, just a little above the IPO price of $13. The company sold 5.4 million shares, raising $70 million. Cardlytics works with financial institutions like Bank of America and 2,000 others to run cash back programs. It partners with brands across restaurant, retail, travel, grocery and home subscription categories… Read More

Cardlytics up 3% following IPO, raised million
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Crypto’s go-to wallet forked as MyEtherWallet co-founder launches rival service

Crypto’s go-to wallet forked as MyEtherWallet co-founder launches rival service

 There’s controversy in the crypto community after one of the founders of a prominent wallet service for storing and sending cryptocurrencies abruptly announced a rival venture. Taylor Monahan, who start MyEtherWallet.com (MEW) with Kosala “Kvhnuke” Hemachandra in 2015, announced a new company and wallet service called MyCrypto.com on Thursday. MyCrypto.com is initially a… Read More

Crypto’s go-to wallet forked as MyEtherWallet co-founder launches rival service
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Amazon begins offering Whole Foods deliveries via its Prime service

Amazon begins offering Whole Foods deliveries via its Prime service

 Amazon has taken a big step forward with Whole Foods after it began offering grocery delivery from the retailer through its Prime service. The option is open to Prime Now customers, who get free two-hour deliveries of their products when they spend over $35. An “ultra-fast” one-hour delivery option costs $7.99 for orders of $35 or more. The integration is limited to four regions… Read More

Amazon begins offering Whole Foods deliveries via its Prime service
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Day One Ventures launches fund which wraps VC and PR into one

Day One Ventures launches fund which wraps VC and PR into one

 There is a clutch of new VC funds launched in the US every year, and but when you look at the stats around new funds started by women they are pretty dismal. A cursory glance at the figures from last year reveals that out of 153 funds founded in the US last year, only four were founded by women, and only two have gone on to raise money. Furthermore, women account for only seven percent of… Read More

Day One Ventures launches fund which wraps VC and PR into one
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The unbeatable advantage of Apple and Amazon

The unbeatable advantage of Apple and Amazon

 There are a handful of companies that have an unbeatable advantage — the fiduciary moat. In finance world, when you hire an advisor who is a fiduciary — he’s legally bound to put your financial interests ahead of his. There are many paths to business success and financial models that go with it. You can make money directly from the end user or you can find an… Read More

The unbeatable advantage of Apple and Amazon
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