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Sequoia reveals first cohort for its ‘Surge' accelerator program in India and Southeast Asia

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

Back in January, Sequoia India announced plans for its first early-stage startup accelerator program in India and Southeast Asia, and today the firm announced its first cohort...
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Industrial robotics giant Fanuc is using AI to make automation even more automated

Industrial robotics giant Fanuc is using AI to make automation even more automated

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Industrial automation is already streamlining the manufacturing process, but first those machines must be painstakingly trained by skilled engineers. Industrial robotics giant...
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The quest to save the banana from extinction

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Panama disease, an infection that ravages banana plants, has been sweeping across Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa. The impact has been devastating. In the...
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Amazon China to close local marketplace and place more focus on cross-border

2 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

Amazon has finally given up the fight with Chinese online shopping giants to capture the domestic market. On Thursday, the Seattle-based ecommerce company announced it will...
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Starbucks challenger Luckin's fundraising spree continues with $150M investment

2 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Coffee startup Luckin is continuing its fundraising spree as it sets its sight on becoming an alternative to Starbucks in China. The a-year-and-a-half old company announced on...
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Consumers get another digital home health offering as Tyto Care and Best Buy launch TytoHome

Consumers get another digital home health offering as Tyto Care and Best Buy launch TytoHome

2 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Best Buy is partnering with the Israeli technology Tyto Care to become the official retailer for the company's all-in-one digital diagnostics kit through its physical stores in...
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These beetles have successfully freeloaded for 100 million years

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

Almost 100 million years ago, a tiny and misfortunate beetle died after wandering into a sticky glob of resin leaking from a tree in a region near present-day Southeast Asia...
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Google opens its Indie Games Accelerator to mobile devs across 37 countries

Google opens its Indie Games Accelerator to mobile devs across 37 countries

2 days ago   |   Gamasutra

Google has expanded its Indie Games Accelerator program and is now taking applications from devs in select countries across Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. ...
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Coinbase expands cryptocurrency trading services across 11 new markets

Coinbase expands cryptocurrency trading services across 11 new markets

2 days ago   |   The Next Web

Coinbase, one of the longest serving exchanges in the cryptocurrency ecosystem, is expanding its services across Latin America and Southeast Asia. As a result of the expansion...
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Coinbase launches in 11 countries with crypto-to-crypto conversions only

Coinbase launches in 11 countries with crypto-to-crypto conversions only

2 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Coinbase is currently only available in 32 countries around the world - mostly in North America, Europe, Australia and Singapore. Today, the company is aggressively expanding...
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

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Galaxy S10e deals: reduced prices on Samsung's cheapest flagship phone

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OnePlus 7 launch date to be announced on April 23

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OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has said that the company will announce the date of its next launch event on April 23. Lau hasn't revealed what this event will be about, but it's safe to... Read more ...

Here are the 49 Huawei and Honor devices that will get the EMUI 9.1 update

Here are the 49 Huawei and Honor devices that will get the EMUI 9.1 update

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Next Major Division 2 Update Includes Damage Buffs For Exotic Weapons and...

Next Major Division 2 Update Includes Damage Buffs For Exotic Weapons and Higher Gear Score Drops In Dark Zone

Ubisoft has a lot of big changes planned for the third title update for The Division 2, which includes the introduction of the first eight-player raid. Wrangling all the tweaks... Read more ...

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition by WildTangent Partner Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year Awards, Skyrim Special Edition brings the epic fantasy to life in... Read more ...

Galaxy Fold units keep mysteriously breaking, while the iPhone XS survives a...

Galaxy Fold units keep mysteriously breaking, while the iPhone XS survives a shark bite

If you've paid attention to tech industry news to any degree over the past day or two, you're no doubt aware that Samsung is dealing with a bit of unpleasant scrutiny at the... Read more ...

Video: How co-op VR is used to help train astronauts for space

Video: How co-op VR is used to help train astronauts for space

At GDC 2018 a panel of game makers and experts from Boeing and NASA discuss how the tools of game development can be used to help train astronauts for their voyages to the edge... Read more ...

Amazon Flex now requires delivery drivers to snap selfies

Amazon Flex now requires delivery drivers to snap selfies

Amazon now requires its Amazon Flex delivery drivers to take selfies in order to prove their identity. The company says this new requirement is intended to prevent unauthorized... Read more ...