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Blue Apron lays off 4 percent of employees as it seeks profitability next year

36 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch

Meal kit company Blue Apron announced small layoffs today as part of its Q3 2018 financial results. The layoffs, which affected four percent of Blue Apron's workforce, are part...
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Metacert' Cryptonite can catch phishing links in your email

Metacert' Cryptonite can catch phishing links in your email

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Metacert , founded by Paul Walsh, originally began as a way to watch chat rooms for fake Ethereum scams. Walsh, who was an early experimenter in cryptocurrencies, grew...
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Exertis names Chris Bale as head of transformation

4 hours ago   |   Mobile News CWP

Bale joins from Co-Op and spent 11 years at Ernst and Young Exertis has appointed Chris Bale as its head of transformation to lead its operational and financial best practice...
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WeWork picks up ANOTHER $3B from SoftBank

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   4 articles

WeWork has picked up another $3 billion in financing from SoftBank Corp, not to be confused with SoftBank Vision Fund. The deal comes in the form of a warrant, allowing...
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Fintonic users offered 0% interest on Amazon.es purchases

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Personal finance management app maker Fintonic has teamed up with ecommerce behemoth Amazon to offer users in Spain interest free purchases on the local Amazon .es...
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SoftBank's investing $3 billion in WeWork, and the deal could value the office sharing firm at around $42 billion

SoftBank's investing $3 billion in WeWork, and the deal could value the office sharing firm at around $42 billion

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Office sharing firm WeWork has secured an additional $3 billion from Japanese tech giant SoftBank, bringing its total funding and commitments to $6.4 billion. The SoftBank cash...
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Cognigo raises $8.5M for its AI-driven data protection platform

Cognigo raises $8.5M for its AI-driven data protection platform

8 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Cognigo , a startup that aims to use AI and machine learning to help enterprises protect their data and stay in compliance with regulations like GDPR, today announced that it...
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Poynt raises $100M for its smart payment terminal

9 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Elavon, a U.S. Bank-owned payment processing company, and National Australia Bank have participated in the $100 million Series C for Poynt, a developer of smart payment...
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One of Google's most powerful female executives says she walked out with staff protesting sexual harassment

One of Google's most powerful female executives says she walked out with staff protesting sexual harassment

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Google's Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat is one of the most senior women at the company. She told a conference hosted by The Wall Street Journal that she joined employees...
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The iPhone XS Max is an absolutely gorgeous phone, but it proves that bigger isn't always better

The iPhone XS Max is an absolutely gorgeous phone, but it proves that bigger isn't always better

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

There is a moment when you're holding the gold iPhone XS Max in your hands where you'll start doing the mental math. "How much is $1,100, anyway?" you'll ask yourself. "If I...
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Apple's refurbished HomePod doesn't seem like a very good pre-Black Friday deal

Apple's refurbished HomePod doesn't seem like a very good pre-Black Friday deal

Apple doesn't often offer discounts on its hot-selling gadgets , but for what it's worth, you can always buy select certified refurbished iPhone models, iPads, Apple Watches... Read more ...

Here we go again: Microsoft re-releases Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Here we go again: Microsoft re-releases Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Microsoft is re-releasing its Windows 10 October 2018 Update. But only a small number of users can install it at launch. The company originally released the major software... Read more ...

Open sourcing analysis, plus US, China and HQ2

Open sourcing analysis, plus US, China and HQ2

The big news today is that - finally - we have Amazon's selection of cities for its dual second headquarters. Then some notes on China. But first, semiconductors and open... Read more ...

Massive PS4 Game Sale On The US PlayStation Store This Week

Massive PS4 Game Sale On The US PlayStation Store This Week

Each Tuesday, Sony refreshes the weekly deals on PS4, PS3, and PS Vita games on the PlayStation Store. And while many other retailers are offering barebones sales this week... Read more ...

ORUN RPG Takes Wakanda To The Stars

ORUN RPG Takes Wakanda To The Stars

Every week we showcase a Kickstarter project that captures our imagination. New Agenda Publishing ‘s new Kickstarter, ORUN will soon hit its Kickstarter project end date of... Read more ...

Brokers in one of Amazon's chosen HQ2 locations are reportedly already...

Brokers in one of Amazon's chosen HQ2 locations are reportedly already selling condos sight-unseen - and development hasn't even begun

Amazon has settled on a new home for its second headquarters, HQ2. It will be split between two locations : Long Island City in Queens, New York, and an area of Arlington... Read more ...

‘PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' parachutes onto PlayStation 4 on December 7

‘PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' parachutes onto PlayStation 4 on December 7

Following months of speculation, PUBG Corp. has announced that PUBG is coming to PS4 on December 7. The PS4 version includes all three maps and major features, and you can get... Read more ...

I played 'Red Dead Redemption 2' as a cowboy photographer - here are my...

I played 'Red Dead Redemption 2' as a cowboy photographer - here are my favorite photos showing the insane level of detail in the game

Rockstar Games' "Red Dead Redemption 2" is a universally-lauded video game that chronicles the end of the era of the gunslinging outlaw - and the bitter ending for those that... Read more ...

Spotify Apple Watch app out now: It's basic

Spotify Apple Watch app out now: It's basic

There's a new wearable app from Spotify this week, one made by the company to work specifically on the Apple Watch. This app works with the controls you might expect - playback... Read more ...

Cyber Monday 2018: Here's What To Expect From The Online Shopping Holiday

Cyber Monday 2018: Here's What To Expect From The Online Shopping Holiday

Black Friday is generally considered the year's biggest shopping day, seeing as it kicks off most retailers' holiday season. But that doesn't mean you should ignore Cyber... Read more ...