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Dropbox relaunches as an enterprise collaboration workspace & portal

June 11, 2019 at 06:19PM Dropbox is evolving from a file storage system to an enterprise software portal and collaboration workspace. Today it launches this new version of Dropbox that lets you launch apps with shortcuts for Slack and G Suite, search across all your files inside your other enterprise tools, and communicate and comment… Continue reading Dropbox relaunches as an enterprise collaboration workspace & portal

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Animal Crossing for Switch gets delayed

June 11, 2019 at 05:46PM Fans had few expectations rolling into Nintendo’s E3 Direct that were more pronounced than hopes for more details on Animal Crossing for Switch. We got some insight into the title’s storyline, but the bigs news is that the originally announced 2019 release timeframe is getting pushed back. Now, Animal Crossing:… Continue reading Animal Crossing for Switch gets delayed

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Mobile games now account for 33% of installs, 10% of time, and 74% of consumer spend

June 11, 2019 at 05:25PM Mobile gaming continues to hold its own, accounting for 10% of the time users spend in apps — a percentage that has remained steady over the years, even though our time in apps overall has grown by 50% over the past two years. In addition, games are continuing to grow… Continue reading Mobile games now account for 33% of installs, 10% of time, and 74% of consumer spend

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Here’s Mary Meeker’s 2019 internet trends report

June 11, 2019 at 05:11PM The Internet Trends Report — everyone’s favorite slide deck — is back. Bond Capital founder and former Kleiner Perkins general partner Mary Meeker made her presentation on stage at Vox/Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on Tuesday. Meeker first crafted a report of this kind, which highlights the most important… Continue reading Here’s Mary Meeker’s 2019 internet trends report

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Verified Expert Growth Marketing Agency: Growth Pilots

June 11, 2019 at 05:05PM Growth Pilots is one of the more exclusive performance marketing agencies in San Francisco, but they know how to help high-growth startups excel at paid marketing. CEO and founder Soso Sazesh credits his personal experiences as an entrepreneur along with his team’s deep understanding of high-growth company needs and challenges… Continue reading Verified Expert Growth Marketing Agency: Growth Pilots

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As Alzheimer’s costs soar, startups like Neurotrack raise cash to diagnose and treat the disease

June 11, 2019 at 05:00PM As studies show that early diagnosis and preventative therapies can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s, startups that are working to diagnose the disease earlier are gaining more attention and funding. That’s a boon to companies like Neurotrack, which closed on $21 million in new financing led by the company’s… Continue reading As Alzheimer’s costs soar, startups like Neurotrack raise cash to diagnose and treat the disease

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72 hours left on early-bird savings for TC Sessions: Mobility 2019

June 11, 2019 at 05:00PM We’re totally stoked to see all of you at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019 on July 10 in San Jose, Calif. That’s slightly less than a month away, and if you want to save on the price of admission, you need to play beat the clock. Early-bird pricing ends on Friday,… Continue reading 72 hours left on early-bird savings for TC Sessions: Mobility 2019

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Facebook’s new Study app pays adults for data after teen scandal

June 11, 2019 at 04:59PM Facebook shut down its Research and Onavo programs after TechCrunch exposed how the company paid teenagers for root access to their phones to gain market data on competitors. Now Facebook is relaunching its paid market research program, but this time with principles — namely transparency, fair compensation and safety. The goal?… Continue reading Facebook’s new Study app pays adults for data after teen scandal

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Over 1,400 self-driving vehicles are now in testing by 80+ companies across the US

June 11, 2019 at 04:54PM In a talk at the Uber Elevate Summit in Washington, D.C., today, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao shared a total overall figure for ongoing testing of autonomous vehicles on U.S roads: More than 1,400 self-driving cars, trucks and other vehicles are currently in testing by more than 80… Continue reading Over 1,400 self-driving vehicles are now in testing by 80+ companies across the US

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Mozilla gives Firefox a new logo as it looks beyond the browser

June 11, 2019 at 04:47PM Mozilla’s Firefox is getting a new logo that is meant to reflect that the brand now stands for more than a browser. With products like its password manager Lockwise, private file-sharing service Send and security tools like Firefox Monitor, Mozilla has greatly expanded the brand. That’s a challenge no branding… Continue reading Mozilla gives Firefox a new logo as it looks beyond the browser

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Liberty’s challenge to UK state surveillance powers reveals shocking failures

June 11, 2019 at 04:43PM A legal challenge to the UK’s controversial mass surveillance regime has revealed shocking failures by the main state intelligence agency, which has broad powers to hack computers and phones and intercept digital communications, in handling people’s information. The challenge, by rights group Liberty, led last month to an initial finding… Continue reading Liberty’s challenge to UK state surveillance powers reveals shocking failures

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Some sage security advice after Radiohead’s unreleased music hack

June 11, 2019 at 04:42PM Bad news: Radiohead was hacked. Last week, a hacker stole the band’s lead singer Thom Yorke’s private minidisk archive from the band’s third album and subsequent major worldwide hit, “OK Computer.” The hacker demanded $150,000 or they’d release it to the public. Stuck between a ransom and a hard place,… Continue reading Some sage security advice after Radiohead’s unreleased music hack

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Opera launches a ‘gaming browser’ with Twitch integration

June 11, 2019 at 04:00PM “You’re probably asking, ‘what is a gaming browser?,’ ” Opera PM Maciej Kocemba says in the opening of the Opera GX introduction video. Fair enough. My first thought when the Norwegian browser company mentioned the concept to me was something akin to Google Stadia, with remote game streaming. Turns out… Continue reading Opera launches a ‘gaming browser’ with Twitch integration

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Over 100 Goodwill stores are bringing their inventory to OfferUp

June 11, 2019 at 03:54PM Goodwill and mobile marketplace app OfferUp have announced a new partnership focused on bringing Goodwill’s secondhand inventory to the millions of OfferUp shoppers, for both local pickup and delivery. The deal sees more than 100 Goodwill stores listing their inventory in OfferUp in New York, New Jersey, San Francisco, San… Continue reading Over 100 Goodwill stores are bringing their inventory to OfferUp

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Uber and AT&T team up for always-on connectivity for Uber Copter and Uber Air

June 11, 2019 at 03:18PM Uber is partnering with mobile network operator AT&T on the always-on connectivity it’ll require for its aerial transportation service network. The on-demand mobility company announced the team-up at its annual Elevate Summit, which brings together a number of key players working toward making affordable, accessible in-city aerial transit a reality.… Continue reading Uber and AT&T team up for always-on connectivity for Uber Copter and Uber Air

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Misfits Market raises $16.5 million for their ‘ugly’ produce subscription box

June 11, 2019 at 03:02PM As grocery shopping moves online, one piece of the puzzle hasn’t been directly addressed: fresh fruits and vegetables. That also happens to be a category in which there is a ton of food waste, with a good deal of fruits and veggies never making it out of the grocery store… Continue reading Misfits Market raises $16.5 million for their ‘ugly’ produce subscription box

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Colombian point-of-sale lender ADDI nabs $12.5 million from Andreessen Horowitz

June 11, 2019 at 03:00PM Andreessen Horowitz ❤ Latin American startups. Latin America is the only region outside of the U.S. where the venture firm is routinely investing capital, and it just made another commitment, doubling down on its early-stage support for the point-of-sale lending startup ADDI. ADDI picked up $12.5 million in new financing… Continue reading Colombian point-of-sale lender ADDI nabs $12.5 million from Andreessen Horowitz

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Amazon Restaurants in US is shutting down

June 11, 2019 at 02:59PM Following November’s closure of Amazon’s restaurant delivery business in London, the company is now shutting down operations in the U.S. The service, which was launched back in fall 2015, was designed to give Prime members another perk — a way to order meals, not just products and groceries — through… Continue reading Amazon Restaurants in US is shutting down

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Uber envisions Uber Air will one day be cheaper than owning a car

June 11, 2019 at 02:59PM Uber has big dreams for Uber Air, the flying taxi service it’s wanting to launch in 2023. At the third annual Uber Elevate, head of Elevate Eric Allison said the company expects Uber Air to be cheaper than driving a car. It surely won’t be that way on day one,… Continue reading Uber envisions Uber Air will one day be cheaper than owning a car