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Travel activities platform KKDay raises $10.5M led by Japanese travel firm H.I.S

Travel activities platform KKDay raises $10.5M led by Japanese travel firm H.I.S

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

KKDay, a startup from Taiwan that operates a platform that helps travelers find local activities, has raised $10.5 million. The funding round was led by Japanese travel...
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ICO startups band together to create $100M+ grant fund for Ethereum projects

ICO startups band together to create $100M+ grant fund for Ethereum projects

7 days ago   |   TechCrunch

In a first of its kind, half a dozen ICO companies have come together to collaborate on a new fund that promises to pay out more than $100 million to promising projects in the...
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A 29-year-old female tech founder is suing 73-year-old VC Lucio Lanza alleging he sexually assaulted her on a plane

A 29-year-old female tech founder is suing 73-year-old VC Lucio Lanza alleging he sexually assaulted her on a plane

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

Danae Vachata, the 29-year-old cofounder of a medical surgical startup Mallium has filed a lawsuit against longtime Silicon Valley venture capital investor Lucio Lanza...
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Very famous VC Bill Gurley says startup boardrooms are now just filled with *clapping hand noise*

Very famous VC Bill Gurley says startup boardrooms are now just filled with *clapping hand noise*

8 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Fresh off a public spat between Uber investor Benchmark Capital and former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, Benchmark general partner Bill Gurley took the stage in front of a large...
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Creature Quest devs open up on the game's future

Creature Quest devs open up on the game's future

8 days ago   |   Pocket Gamer

Creature Quest , VC Mobile's flagship RPG, just recently celebrated its 1 year anniversary. That's one year of rich fantasy quests, collectible mythical beasts, and some of the...
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More monsters to collect and evolve in Creature Quest's anniversary update

More monsters to collect and evolve in Creature Quest's anniversary update

10 days ago   |   148Apps

A laid-back mix of RPG and TCG, Creature Quest is all about building your deck, evolving your creatures and winning in battle. It's the creation of VC Mobile, set up by Might...
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Everything that's new in Creature Quest's anniversary update

Everything that's new in Creature Quest's anniversary update

10 days ago   |   AppSpy

Since launching last year, Creature Quest , the colourful RPG-come-trading card game, has been addicting players with its blend of creature collection and map exploration. All...
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Creature Quest celebrates its anniversary with another bundle of new content

Creature Quest celebrates its anniversary with another bundle of new content

11 days ago   |   Pocket Gamer

Developer VC Mobile has been busy since its release of casual RPG Creature Quest. The updates have come thick and fast, each time promising new features and new creatures to...
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Online mortgage advisor Burrow pivots to B2B, cites unit economics issue

Online mortgage advisor Burrow pivots to B2B, cites unit economics issue

11 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Burrow, the U.K. startup founded by ex-VC Pradeep Raman and backed by Passion Capital, is shutting down its online mortgage brokerage service, TechCrunch has learned. The move...
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Raise softly and deliver a big exit

Raise softly and deliver a big exit

12 days ago   |   TechCrunch

In the world of venture capital, the prospect of a successful “exit” looms large in the minds of investors. A VC's business model is less about the money that goes into a...
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Google officially launches ARCore, brings Lens to more phones

Google officially launches ARCore, brings Lens to more phones

Two of the Pixel 2's main software selling points are expanding with announcement of new partnerships and devices today. ARCore 1.0 is officially launching and Google has... Read more ...

Sony may launch three new devices at the MWC - two XZ2 phones and a surprise

Sony may launch three new devices at the MWC - two XZ2 phones and a surprise

The rumor mill has been pretty clear that we'll see the Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact at the MWC stage. But it seems that there will be a surprise third entry. Sony... Read more ...

The GM 8 Go with Android Oreo surfaces, could be heading to MWC

The GM 8 Go with Android Oreo surfaces, could be heading to MWC

Google through its senior VPs Hiroshi Lockheimer in a blog post earlier today revealed that some of its partners would be announcing new smartphones powered by Android Oreo and... Read more ...

Galaxy S9, S9 Plus EU Pricing & Pre-Order Info Surface

Galaxy S9, S9 Plus EU Pricing & Pre-Order Info Surface

European Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus price points surfaced yesterday , courtesy of Evan Blass, and now some new pricing info surfaced, along with availability info. This... Read more ...

Looks like Google is finally building dark mode straight into Android

Looks like Google is finally building dark mode straight into Android

One thing Android users have consistently asked for over the years is a dedicated dark mode for browsing at night - and it seems Google has finally decided to accommodate this... Read more ...

Google Assistant is adding Routines and location-based reminders

Google Assistant is adding Routines and location-based reminders

Alongside news of Google Assistant's forthcoming multilingual support and the addition of more languages this year, Google also announced this morning its smart assistant would... Read more ...

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Despite being available in eight languages, Google Assistant is expanding its multilingual capabilities, with Google aiming to add support for more than 20 additional languages... Read more ...

No one is talking about the latest game in the blockbuster ‘Metal Gear'...

No one is talking about the latest game in the blockbuster ‘Metal Gear' franchise - but it's actually pretty great

A new "Metal Gear" game launched this week on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It's called "Metal Gear Survive," and it's pretty good! You're forgiven if this is the first... Read more ...

Apple's $200 AirPower will supposedly launch next month, but this $36 model...

Apple's $200 AirPower will supposedly launch next month, but this $36 model is available now

According to a new report from a Japanese Apple blog, Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat will finally be released next month. And according to earlier reports from multiple... Read more ...

Google Assistant learns new languages and talents

Google Assistant learns new languages and talents

The Google Assistant is going global, with Google's AI gaining new language support, deeper integration with Android phones, and smarter functionality. Previewing its Mobile... Read more ...