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Giles upvoted the following post over 1 year ago:
1bd665cfdc2ebddfa4e39c96971aafdf Elian @Elian - over 1 year ago
The portable PlayStations were Sony at its most ambitious
The portable PlayStations were Sony at its most ambitiousAs we mark 25 years of PlayStation this week, Sony’s grip on the home console market has rarely been stronger. The PS4 recently outsold the original PlayStation to become the second bestselling version yet behind th...continued
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4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - over 1 year ago
Where top VCs are investing in real estate and proptech (Part 1 of 2)
Where top VCs are investing in real estate and proptech (Part 1 of 2) – TechCrunchThe multi-trillion dollar global real estate market is getting flipped on its head.Business model innovation, data accessibility and the proliferation of mobile, SaaS and other cloud-native ...continued
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - over 1 year ago
Mobility startup Damon Motors enters e-moto arena with EV debut
Mobility startup Damon Motors enters e-moto arena with EV debut – TechCrunchVancouver based mobility startup Damon Motorcycles has entered the EV arena with a preview of its first e-moto, the Hypersport Pro.The seed-stage company had previously focused on creating digital...continued
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A83b4d2292ad0135445fc0a7644d14c3 Joe @Joe - over 1 year ago
Facebook expands its efforts against ad discrimination
Facebook expands its efforts against ad discrimination – TechCrunchUnder the terms of a settlement with the ACLU and other civil rights groups earlier this year, Facebook has been taking steps to prevent discriminatory ad targeting.Specifically, the company says ads in th...continued
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1f7b605070774dac8bb3c859143de9d2 Jeffrey @Jeffrey - over 1 year ago
The tech of giving back: an interview with Salesforce’s Chief Philanthropy Officer
An interview with Salesforce’s Chief Philanthropy Officer – TechCrunchSince its founding two decades ago, Salesforce has pioneered the Pledge 1% model of giving back one percent of equity, product, profit, and employee time to charity.As EVP, Marketing and Chief Philanthr...continued
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - over 1 year ago
Markets shudder after Trump warns China trade war could go beyond 2020 election
Premarket stocks: Markets shudder after Trump warns China trade war could go beyond 2020 electionLondon (CNN Business)Happy Tuesday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up righthere.US Presiden...continued
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Dd00644dc8212e2e9fd2e6ce7a756bbf Jerrold @Jerrold - over 1 year ago
Instagram to test hiding Like counts in the US next week
Instagram to test hiding Like counts in US, which could hurt influencers – TechCrunch“We will make decisions that hurt the business if they help people’s well-being and health,” says Instagram’s CEO Adam Mosseri. To that end, next week Instagram will expand to some users ...continued
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769b45cbbba62f6d3aa67bb11e7a293f Raoul @Raoul - over 1 year ago
Google’s CallJoy phone agent for small businesses gets smarter, more conversational
Google’s CallJoy phone agent for small businesses gets smarter, more conversational – TechCrunchEarlier this year, Google’s in-house incubatorlaunched CallJoy, a virtual customer service phone agent for small businesses that could block spammers, answer calls, provide cal...continued
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - over 1 year ago
Gradeup raises $7M to expand its online exam preparation platform to smaller Indian cities and towns
Gradeup raises $7M to expand its online exam preparation platform to smaller Indian cities and towns – TechCrunchGradeup, an edtech startup in India that operates an exam preparation platform for undergraduate and postgraduate-level courses, has raised $7 million from Tim...continued
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0a3d7829480267a63997ae3c91bb2ebe Adelia @Adelia - over 1 year ago
GoCardless partners with TransferWise to bring low cost currency conversion to recurring payments
GoCardless partners with TransferWise to bring low-cost currency conversion to recurring payments – TechCrunchGoCardless, the London fintech that makes it easy for businesses to offer recurring bank payments, has partnered with TransferWise for its currency exchange.The m...continued
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6b970372434ca9c9def5abb121107916 Rex @Rex - over 1 year ago
How to Win Holiday Season Marketing with Relevance and Timing
How to Win Holiday Season Marketing with Relevance and TimingRetailers stand to benefit substantially from the holiday shopping season, so act on your holiday marketing strategy early.There’s nothing like a classic holiday scene. Snow dusts the ground, smoke climbs from t...continued
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - over 1 year ago
Don't Give People Presents That Are Actually Chores
Don't Give People Presents That Are Actually ChoresIf you’re getting started on your holiday shopping this weekend, here’s a tip: ask yourself whether you’re giving the recipient something they truly want, or something that will add extra work to their life.Productivity a...continued
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40e54b9707df84c11f580308a13132cb Hulda @Hulda - over 1 year ago
If You Collect Doomed Technology, Valve Is Now Selling Off the Steam Controller For $5
If You Collect Doomed Technology, Valve Is Now Selling Off the Steam Controller For $5Valve’s Steam Box consoles weren’t the runaway success that the gaming giant hoped they’d be, but the accompanying Steam Controller still stands out as a truly innovative gamepad design....continued
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - over 1 year ago
Bloodsucking Prison Telecom Is Scamming Inmates With 'Free' Tablets
GTL Prison Telecom Scams Inmates With 'Free' TabletsWhen you get free technology, you can reasonably assume that you’re getting screwed. That’s infinitely truer if you’re in prison.As Reason first reported, the West Virginia Division of Corrections struck a deal in Februa...continued
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5f2a5d252075b249ec8e8890761ce609 Arvid @Arvid - over 1 year ago
Taiwan’s Appier raises $80M for AI-based marketing technology
Taiwan’s Appier raises $80M for AI-based marketing technology – TechCrunchArtificial intelligence continues to be the theme of the moment in enterprise software, and today a company out of Asia that has built a suite of AI-powered marketing and ad tools is announcing a ro...continued
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2cb2f1cf49e001b23749fba977acd24a Casper @Casper - over 1 year ago
For Holiday Ads, Nothing Says Tradition Like Cardi B’s Twerk Shop
For Holiday Ads, Nothing Says Tradition Like Cardi B’s Twerk ShopIn a 22nd-floor suite of the Ritz-Carlton in Manhattan, sipping a nonalcoholic sparkling rosé from Pepsi, I was waiting for Cardi B to talk to me about Christmas.The Grammy-winning rapper stars in Pepsi’s ne...continued
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - over 1 year ago
Sources: Pack's Bulaga avoids major knee injury
1:36 AM ETSANTA CLARA, Calif. -- It wasn't all bad news after the Green Bay Packers' blowout loss at the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night: At least they didn't lose starting right tackle Bryan Bulaga for the rest of the season.Sources said Bulaga, who left the game in ...continued
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62b830bbc5092803336a4f6bb9370281 Manley @Manley - over 1 year ago
TikTok Owner Reportedly Expanding Its Empire Into Music Subscriptions
TikTok Reportedly Getting Into the Music Subscription BusinessTikTok owner ByteDance, the Beijing-based behemoth that answers to no man (or at least U.S. senator) is reportedly crafting plans to fulfill its destiny, i.e., its foray into the subscription music business.Acc...continued
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Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - over 1 year ago
Juul Gradually Weening Itself Off Employees
Juul to Cut 500 Jobs Amid Vaping FearsE-cigarette company Juul billed itself as an evolution in smoking cessation and has largely been recast in the court of public opinion as a wildly effective new tool for addicting kids to nicotine. The Wall Street Journal today report...continued
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F0eeb861062e22bc7a935a0992b58cb8 Ariel @Ariel - over 1 year ago
In a victory over Amazon, Microsoft wins $10B Pentagon JEDI cloud contract
In a victory over Amazon, Microsoft wins $10B Pentagon JEDI cloud contract – TechCrunchThe U.S. Department of Defense today announced that Microsoft has won its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud contract, worth up to $10 billion over a period of 10 year...continued
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5f2a5d252075b249ec8e8890761ce609 Arvid @Arvid - over 1 year ago
Direct mail still works if you avoid common mistakes
Direct mail still works if you avoid common mistakes – TechCrunchWe’ve aggregated many of the world’s best growth marketers into one community. Twice a month, we ask them to share their most effective growth tactics, and we compile them into this Growth Report.This is how...continued
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6b970372434ca9c9def5abb121107916 Rex @Rex - over 1 year ago
Late Night Is Tickled by Gordon Sondland’s Impeachment Testimony
Late Night Is Tickled by Gordon Sondland’s Impeachment Testimony“You know what these hearings could use? A guy who paid a million dollars for his ambassadorship.” — SAMANTHA BEE“Not only did Sondland leave Trump’s defense in tatters, he also implicated Mick Mulvaney, Mike...continued
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9c02f74a2060b9a7d8d9cd41fd6c26ed Clarissa @Clarissa - over 1 year ago
Plot to Steal Florida Hurricane Aid Leads to Indictments
Plot to Steal Florida Hurricane Aid Leads to IndictmentsTwo former city officials in Lynn Haven, Fla. and three business executives have been indicted on charges that they conspired to fraudulently take $5 million meant for hurricane disaster aid from the federal governme...continued
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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - over 1 year ago
Karma’s new electric hinge-winged hypercar concept goes 0 to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds
Karma’s new electric hinge-winged hypercar concept goes 0 to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds – TechCrunchKarma Automotive took the wraps off Tuesday of a new electric concept car called the SC2 that produces a heart-thumping 1,100 horsepower and can travel from 0 to 60 miles per ho...continued
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B1adb7ec7ad84fbf0007aae5b870eb61 Alan @Alan - over 1 year ago
Vayyar nabs $109M for its “4D” radar tech, which detects and tracks images while preserving privacy
Vayyar nabs $109M for its ‘4D’ radar tech, which detects and tracks images while preserving privacy – TechCrunchThe future of the connected home, connected car and connected everything will have a lot of imaging technology at the center of it: sensors to track the movemen...continued
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