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Cleo, the ‘digital assistant' that replaces your banking apps, picks up $10M Series A led by Balderton

Cleo, the ‘digital assistant' that replaces your banking apps, picks up $10M Series A led by Balderton

5 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

When Cleo , the London-based ‘digital assistant' that wants to replace your banking apps, quietly entered the U.S. , the company couldn't have expected to be an instant hit...
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Sloan Kettering's Cozy Deal With Start-Up Ignites a New Uproar

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

A for-profit venture with exclusive rights to use the center's vast archive of tissue slides has generated concerns at the nonprofit cancer center.
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Here's what's coming to Amazon Prime Video Canada in October 2018

Here's what's coming to Amazon Prime Video Canada in October 2018

6 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Each month, Amazon Prime Video Canada adds new movies and TV series to its streaming service. Below, find all of the shows coming to Amazon Prime Video Canada this month...
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Miniature Wargaming in the Philippines: The Makati Marauders

Miniature Wargaming in the Philippines: The Makati Marauders

7 hours ago   |   Episodes

We love showcasing fantastic community stories from gamers all over the world! From the mother and daugther who bake boardgame-inspired cakes to the woman who uses gaming as...
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Cryptocurrency has hit bottom, bitcoin due for renaissance: Novogratz

7 hours ago   |   Reuters

Michael Novogratz, former macro hedge fund manager and founder of cryptocurrency asset management firm Galaxy Digital Capital Management, on Thursday said that the bottom in...
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Uber could be getting ready to buy Deliveroo, a food-delivery startup valued at over $2 billion and one of its biggest international rivals

Uber could be getting ready to buy Deliveroo, a food-delivery startup valued at over $2 billion and one of its biggest international rivals

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Uber is reportedly in early talks to buy Deliveroo, a hot London-based food delivery startup. Deliveroo is one of the biggest international rivals to Uber Eats, the...
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OODA Health Finds $40.5M

OODA Health Finds $40.5M

9 hours ago   |   SiliconTap

San Francisco-based OODA Health, a startup developing healthcare payment technology, has raised $40.5M in a Series A funding round, the company said this week. The funding was...
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John Hancock will require fitness tracking for life insurance

12 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Life insurance company John Hancock will stop offering traditional policies, according to Venture Beat. Instead, the company, which is one of the oldest and largest life...
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Social Capital will no longer raise outside capital

12 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Former Facebook executive turned venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya announced this morning that his firm, Social Capital, would no longer raise outside capital. The firm...
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The latest trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet Rickrolls us all

The latest trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet Rickrolls us all

13 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   4 articles

Disney has released a new trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet, its sequel to2012's Wreck-It Ralph. (It seems to have streamlined its awkward original title by dropping...
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Amazon announces upgraded Echo Dot with vastly improved sound quality

Amazon announces upgraded Echo Dot with vastly improved sound quality

The new speaker costs $49.99 and is on sale today. Amazon's Echo Dot is one of the most accessible smart speakers on the market, and now it's getting even better. At the... Read more ...

Amazon Echo Show (2018) vs Amazon Echo Show (2017): What's the difference?

Amazon Echo Show (2018) vs Amazon Echo Show (2017): What's the difference?

Amazon has updated its year-old Echo Show (2017) with a gorgeous new model that has a fresh look and beefier sound. But how do these devices really stack up? We're comparing... Read more ...

Amazon is turning the Echo into a security system

Amazon is turning the Echo into a security system

Amazon is adding a few new features to the Echo that turn it into one of the basic pieces of a smart security system. Since Echo speakers are always listening, they'll be able... Read more ...

Amazon Smart Plug adds Alexa voice control to any electrical device

Amazon Smart Plug adds Alexa voice control to any electrical device

Although there are several third-party equivalents, Amazon is bringing its own-branded smart plug to market. The Amazon Smart Plug is interesting because it can add Alexa voice... Read more ...

Amazon announces Echo Sub, a $129.99 subwoofer that pairs with Echo speakers

Amazon announces Echo Sub, a $129.99 subwoofer that pairs with Echo speakers

In Amazon's second surprise Alexa event, it is making a bigger push into the home audio space with the Amazon Echo Sub. As was leaked yesterday , it's a 100W subwoofer that is... Read more ...

Streaming now accounts for 75 percent of music industry revenue

Streaming now accounts for 75 percent of music industry revenue

The Recording Industry Association of America released a report today that details how the music industry has grown in 2018, and while the data isn't surprising - the world... Read more ...

HUAWEI P20 Pro still tops the charts even after the launch of iPhone XS Max

HUAWEI P20 Pro still tops the charts even after the launch of iPhone XS Max

When buying a new phone, the three key factors that drive the decision-making process are the camera, the phone's design and its features. With the recent launch of the new... Read more ...

Red Dead Redemption 2 hands-on: 5 things to get excited about

Red Dead Redemption 2 hands-on: 5 things to get excited about

Without a doubt one of the most anticipated games of the year , Red Dead Redemption 2 is almost upon us, with an official release date a little over a month away on October 26... Read more ...

Echo Sub hands on review

Echo Sub hands on review

Amazon's Echo Sub can pair with an Echo to provide the room-filling bass that little speakers just can't muster on their own. And at $130, all that bass won't break the bank... Read more ...

Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date And Xbox One / PS4 Pre-Order Guide For US

Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date And Xbox One / PS4 Pre-Order Guide For US

The internet is awash in anticipation for Red Dead Redemption 2 , and it's easy to see why. Rockstar doesn't release new games often, and when it does, the games tend to be... Read more ...