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Semiconductor startup Wiliot raises $30 million led by AWS and Samsung

2 hours ago   |   ZDnet   |   2 articles

Wiliot makes a sticker sized battery-free Bluetooth sensor tag with an ARM processor that's powered by ambient radio frequencies.
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GBatteries let you charge your car as quickly as visiting the pump

4 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

A YC startup called GBatteries has come out of stealth with a bold claim: they can recharge an electric car as quickly as it takes to full up a tank of gas. Created by...
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Opendoor competitor Knock raises $400M

5 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Home trade-in platform Knock has brought in a $400 million investment to accelerate a national expansion and double its 100-person headcount. Foundry Group has led the Series B...
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AWS makes another acquisition grabbing TSO Logic

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

AWS has been on a mini shopping spree since the first of the year. First it picked off Israeli disaster recovery startup CloudEndure last week. This week, it was TSO Logic , a...
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Getaround early investor sues car-sharing startup for $1.79 million

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Getaround is getting around the courthouse. One of the car-sharing startup's early investors, Geoffrey Shmigelsky , is suing the company, alleging fraud and unfair...
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Campaign Monitor acquires email enterprise services Sailthru and Liveclicker

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

CM Group, the organization behind email-centric services like Campaign Monitor and Emma, today announced that it has acquired marketing automation firm Sailthru and the email...
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Ahead of IPO, Airbnb achieves profitability for second year in a row

7 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Airbnb, which is expected to go public this year, announced today a number of milestones. For starters, Airbnb says it was profitable on an EBITDA (earnings before interest...
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Former King Digital CFO Hope Cochran becomes Madrona's first female managing director

Former King Digital CFO Hope Cochran becomes Madrona's first female managing director

7 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Madrona Venture Group has long been one of the premier early-stage venture firms in the Pacific Northwest and in recent years, it has done a good job of recruiting former...
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Help us find the best startup lawyers

7 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

We're looking for the best lawyers who are working with startups today, and we'd like your recommendations. Right now, it's hard to find the sort of attorney who can help you...
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New tickets available for TechCrunch Winter Party at Galvanize

8 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

If you haven't snagged a ticket to the 2nd Annual TechCrunch Winter Party on February 8, listen up and listen good. We just released the third round of our...
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Apple launches Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

Apple launches Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

Those rumors of an Apple Smart Battery Case for the iPhone XS and iPhone XR turned out to be true. Apple today released Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS , iPhone XS Max... Read more ...

Amazon brings Fire TV Stick with Alexa remote to Canada for $49.99

Amazon brings Fire TV Stick with Alexa remote to Canada for $49.99

Amazon's basic Fire TV Stick streaming device is relaunching in Canada alongside the company's Alexa voice-remote. The remote brings voice controls to any Fire TV with Amazon's... Read more ...

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' will make Blackout mode free to play this week

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' will make Blackout mode free to play this week

Treyarch and Activision are offering Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout mode as a free trial download for a limited time. The mode will be available from January 17 through... Read more ...

Forza Horizon 4 patches out Floss and Carlton dance emotes

Forza Horizon 4 patches out Floss and Carlton dance emotes

Playground Games has patched out a couple dance emotes from Forza Horizon 4, two moves that coincidentally have become the subject of a lawsuit against Fortnite developer Epic... Read more ...

Android users can finally use Twitter in chronological order again

Android users can finally use Twitter in chronological order again

Order has been restored to the world. Remember about a month ago, when Twitter rolled out the option for iOS users to switch from its "optimized" Home feed, which shows you... Read more ...

Amazon's updated base model Fire TV stick now comes with an Alexa remote

Amazon's updated base model Fire TV stick now comes with an Alexa remote

If you're looking to take your older TV into the streaming era, Amazon's most basic Fire TV Stick model just got more compelling than ever: Buyers can now get a free Alexa... Read more ...

Forza axes emotes after Fortnite controversy

Forza axes emotes after Fortnite controversy

The publisher of Forza Horizon 4, our pick for the best racing game of 2018, recently updated the game. In addition to adding several new cars, it also removed two emotes... Read more ...

T-Mobile's Netflix On Us will cover the cost of Netflix price increase

T-Mobile's Netflix On Us will cover the cost of Netflix price increase

Netflix today confirmed that it's raising prices on all of its streaming plans for U.S. subscribers, but T-Mobile says that nothing is changing for its customers right now... Read more ...

The Best 4K HDTV Deals of 2019

The Best 4K HDTV Deals of 2019

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use . The Super Bowl is just a few weeks away. If you're thinking about... Read more ...

You can get a screaming deal on LG OLED TVs just in time for the Super Bowl

You can get a screaming deal on LG OLED TVs just in time for the Super Bowl

LG is offering steep discounts on its critically acclaimed OLED TV models just in time for the Super Bowl, letting discerning viewers watch their favorite athletes with higher... Read more ...