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Smartcar accuses $50M-funded rival Otonomo of API plagiarism

Smartcar accuses $50M-funded rival Otonomo of API plagiarism

36 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch

Ruthless copying is common in tech. Just ask Snapchat. However, it's typically more conceptual than literal. But car API startup Smartcar claims that its competitor Otonomo...
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India's ZestMoney raises $20M to grow its digital lending service

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch

Fintech is very much still hot in Asia. ZestMoney, a startup that helps consumers with no credit history get loans to buy online, announced today it has raised a $20 million...
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Bill Gates backed 'vegan meat' company files for $1.2bn stock market listing

Bill Gates backed 'vegan meat' company files for $1.2bn stock market listing

3 hours ago   |   Telegraph


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Vine reboot Byte begins beta testing

Vine reboot Byte begins beta testing

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Twitter shut down Dom Hoffman's app Vine, giving away the short-form video goldmine to China's TikTok. Now a year and half since Hoffman announced he'd reimagine the app as V2...
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The new new web

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Over the last five years, almost everything about web development has changed. Oh, the old tech still works, your WordPress and Ruby On Rails sites still function just fine...
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Talk media and TED2019 key takeaways with TechCrunch's Anthony Ha

7 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Anthony just returned from Vancouver, where he was covering the TED2019 conference - a much-parodied gathering where VCs, executives and other bigwigs gather to exchange...
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Security lapse at contract startup Evisort exposed sensitive data

7 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Evisort, a document and contract management company, left one of its document databases unsecured, exposing customer data. The startup, founded by former Harvard and MIT...
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Blueland launches with a suite of eco-friendly cleaning supplies designed to reduce plastic waste

Blueland launches with a suite of eco-friendly cleaning supplies designed to reduce plastic waste

7 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Sarah Paiji had the idea to launch the eco-friendly refillable cleaning supply retailer Blueland after hearing about the abundance of microplastics in the water she was using...
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Why it's so hard to know who owns Huawei

7 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

It's one of the greatest technology “startup” success stories of the personal computer and smartphone eras. Yet, despite selling 59 million smartphones and netting $27 billion...
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Podcast wars: $100 million startup Luminary launches tomorrow without Reply All or The Daily

Podcast wars: $100 million startup Luminary launches tomorrow without Reply All or The Daily

9 hours ago   |   The Verge

Spotify isn't playing nice
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With Galaxy Fold late, Samsung tries to pacify preorders

With Galaxy Fold late, Samsung tries to pacify preorders

Samsung is delaying the Galaxy Fold, offering preorder customers the option to cancel rather than wait for the troubled smartphone, amid questions about just how the foldable... Read more ...

A beginner's guide to flawless victory in Mortal Kombat 11

A beginner's guide to flawless victory in Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 is a complex fighting game with several systems to learn, but with our beginner's guide and a bit of practice, you can be finishing enemies off with a Fatality... Read more ...

The Full Mortal Kombat 11 Roster So Far

The Full Mortal Kombat 11 Roster So Far

The Mortal Kombat 11 reveal event lived up to its name , laying bare a number of new details. The biggest remaining mystery is who's filling out the character roster... Read more ...

Tesla's new self-driving chip is here, and this is your best look yet

Tesla's new self-driving chip is here, and this is your best look yet

In late 2017, we learned that Tesla was attempting to build its very first computer chip for self-driving cars, and Elon Musk said in October 2018 that the silicon was a mere... Read more ...

Sekiro Gets A Patch Tonight That Calms That Bull

Sekiro Gets A Patch Tonight That Calms That Bull

If you're one of the many still working your way through Sekiro, From Software's recently-released ninja action game, there might be some respite coming for you soon. An update... Read more ...

AT&T's 5G E marketing ploy is turning out to be a disaster

AT&T's 5G E marketing ploy is turning out to be a disaster

AT&T may have just amicably settled a false advertising lawsuit with Sprint over its “5G Evolution” branding, but the company's apparent marketing strategy here is proving to... Read more ...

Quick Look: Dragon's Dogma

Quick Look: Dragon's Dogma

Brad and Ben are joined by their faithful pawn ****a in the Nintendo Switch release of Dragon's Dogma! Read more ...

OnePlus 7 Pro screen to significantly bump up the price

OnePlus 7 Pro screen to significantly bump up the price

Come next month, OnePlus will be breaking tradition. Not only will it be unveiling more than one phone, a variant of its flagship, to be exact, it might also be revealing its... Read more ...

Watch the Captain Marvel, other MCU post-credits scenes before Avengers: Endgame

Watch the Captain Marvel, other MCU post-credits scenes before Avengers: Endgame

Catch up on the Marvel Cinematic Universe's ongoing storyline before Avengers: Endgame's big finale by watching the post-credits scenes for every Marvel film, including Captain... Read more ...

Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy Note9 vs Samsung Galaxy S10+

Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy Note9 vs Samsung Galaxy S10+

The Samsung Galaxy Note9 is no longer the company's flagship as that status now goes to the Galaxy S10 series, and most notably the Galaxy S10+. In spite of the Note9 no longer... Read more ...