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YC-backed Our World in Data wants you to know that the planet is doing okay

17 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch

News is exhausting. Mexican murders are sky-high. Ebola is ravaging the eastern Congo. China is erasing an entire culture of Islam from its Western hinterlands. That news...
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Sherpa, a Spanish voice assistant, expands Series A to $15M as it passes 5M users

29 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

When we think of the AI platforms that are shaping how we use voice to interact with phones, home devices and other services, we tend to think of Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri...
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Sequoia-backed NEXT gets $97M as investment in logistics heats up

44 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch

Despite its “ unsexy ” reputation, the logistics industry is attracting massive investment from venture capitalists. With a fresh $97 million in Series C funding, NEXT joins a...
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Idera acquires Travis CI

Idera acquires Travis CI

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch

Travis CI , the popular Berlin-based open source continuous integration service, has been acquired by Idera , a company that offers a number of SQL database management and...
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Amazon is piloting its own delivery robot

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch   |   5 articles

It was, of course, just a matter of time before Amazon deployed delivery robots. The company has had a robotics wing for a number of years now, though much of its public-facing...
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Fears over large-scale job losses after Lloyds reveals shift to new IT system

Fears over large-scale job losses after Lloyds reveals shift to new IT system

1 hour ago   |   Telegraph


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Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

2 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   5 articles

Amazon is entering the robot delivery game with an electric hamper on wheels it's calling the Amazon Scout. The e-commerce giant is the latest company to try its hand at this...
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Suppose TV can now alert you to changes in TV packages, so you get the best deal

Suppose TV can now alert you to changes in TV packages, so you get the best deal

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Last year, a startup called Suppose TV entered the market to help consumers find the best deal on TV services. The site offers an online tool that lets you compare different...
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Nasdaq goes $20M deep in support of enterprise blockchain startup

Nasdaq goes $20M deep in support of enterprise blockchain startup

2 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Blockchain startup Symbiont has raised a $20m Series B as traditional exchanges from across the world look to capitalize on enterprise solutions leveraging decentralized ledger...
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How we're finding the best lawyers for early-stage startups

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

We're nearing 1,000 submissions from startup founders and leaders in Silicon Valley and across the world about the best early-stage tech lawyers to work with. As we've sorted...
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Hulu's cheapest plan will soon cost just $5.99 per month

Hulu's cheapest plan will soon cost just $5.99 per month

One week after Netflix announced its biggest price hike yet, Hulu has today revealed its own plans to modify its pricing structure. But unlike its rival, not everything is... Read more ...

Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn took us by surprise when it was announced at the end of 2018. We thoroughly enjoyed Far Cry 5 and looked forward to a return to Hope County at some point, but... Read more ...

Is the Xbox One Kinect still worth buying in 2019?

Is the Xbox One Kinect still worth buying in 2019?

Best answer: No way, no how. Kinect is a dead accessory, with canceled support by Microsoft. A second hand unit will still function for the small library of available games and... Read more ...

Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

In a bid to fight fake news read while on your phone, Microsoft's mobile Edge browser on Android and iOS now includes the NewsGuard extension. The addition, noted by The... Read more ...

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

Giants Software is turning Farming Simulator 19 into a full-fledged esports league, with 10 separate European tournaments being held before crowning the ultimate team of... Read more ...

PUBG's Vikendi Snow Map Now Available On PS4 And Xbox One In New Update

PUBG's Vikendi Snow Map Now Available On PS4 And Xbox One In New Update

Follow its launch on PC and mobile last month, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ' newest map, Vikendi , has now arrived on consoles. PUBG Corp. has released a new update for the... Read more ...

Adobe just bought in big on gaming

Adobe just bought in big on gaming

This morning Adobe acquired Allegorithmic, the makers of the application family called Substance. With this buy, Adobe just became a big name in 3D textures and material... Read more ...

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

Your Chromebook is a productivity machine, and to keep productive, sometimes you need more than just the laptop itself. These accessories will help you maximize the experience... Read more ...

Nintendo Is Holding Open Tournaments For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate And Splatoon

Nintendo Is Holding Open Tournaments For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate And Splatoon

Nintendo is kicking off 2019 with major tournaments in both Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 and, whether you're a beginner or a pro, everyone is invited to get in on... Read more ...

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

Amazon is entering the robot delivery game with an electric hamper on wheels it's calling the Amazon Scout. The e-commerce giant is the latest company to try its hand at this... Read more ...