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Samsung’s new connected tags monitor pets or kids for a week on a single charge

Samsung’s new connected tags monitor pets or kids for a week on a single charge

Samsung has something worth your time if you like to keep tabs on kids, pets or other cherished items. The Korea electronics giant just announced Connect Tag, a small internet-enabled device that tracks location and lasts…

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BridgeU raises $5.3m to close the gap between education and industry needs

BridgeU raises $5.3m to close the gap between education and industry needs

Students deciding on their next phase in higher education face a daunting choice and a array of options. Most schools…

Asics is using microwave technology to create custom midsoles in as little as 15 seconds

Asics is using microwave technology to create custom midsoles in as little as 15 seconds

It’s been a fascinating couple of years for high tech sneaker heads, between self-lacing Nikes and Adidas’ experiments with 3D…

Amazon drops David O. Russell show as Weinstein fallout continues

Amazon drops David O. Russell show as Weinstein fallout continues

Amazon said earlier this week that it was reviewing its options around the shows it was producing with The Weinstein…

Crunch Report | Steve Wozniak Launches Education Platform

Crunch Report | Steve Wozniak Launches Education Platform

Steve Wozniak launches a new education platform, “Woz U,” Fandango acquires MovieTickets.com and Baidu plans to make lots of autonomous…

Samsung forecasts a strong quarter on the same day its CEO resigns citing “unprecedented crisis”

Samsung forecasts a strong quarter on the same day its CEO resigns citing “unprecedented crisis”

This post has been updated to reflect the announcement of Oh-Hyun Kwon’s resignation.   Samsung Electronics made two announcements today that…

Kudos wants to be a gentle introduction to social media sharing for kids

Kudos wants to be a gentle introduction to social media sharing for kids

Just as pre-teens in the 1990s were warned away from dialing 1-900 numbers, kids now need to learn how to…

AI-powered customer marketing platform Ometria raises $6M Series A

AI-powered customer marketing platform Ometria raises $6M Series A

Ometria, a customer marketing platform which says it’s “AI-powered” has raised $6m in Series A funding. US-based Summit Action led…

Nokia pulls out of OZO VR hardware, lays off 310, steps up in health and patents

Nokia pulls out of OZO VR hardware, lays off 310, steps up in health and patents

Nokia, the once-mighty phone maker that eventually retreated to a business based around networking equipment and targeted verticals like health…

BlackBerry ditches the keyboard in latest handset

BlackBerry ditches the keyboard in latest handset

Yesterday at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai, BlackBerry announced the Motion, an all-screen smartphone with a massive battery. Made by…

Google parent Alphabet looks to restore cell service in Puerto Rico with Project Loon balloons

Google parent Alphabet looks to restore cell service in Puerto Rico with Project Loon balloons

The FCC has given approval for Google parent company, Alphabet, to help Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands regain wireless…

Crunch Report | AOL Instant Messenger Is Shutting Down

Crunch Report | AOL Instant Messenger Is Shutting Down

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Digital wealth manager Moneyfarm acquires tech behind fintech chatbot Ernest

Digital wealth manager Moneyfarm acquires tech behind fintech chatbot Ernest

Moneyfarm, the U.K.-headquartered “digital wealth manager” has acquired the technology behind personal finance chatbot Ernest. Terms of the deal aren’t…

21Buttons, a social-commerce app dedicated to fashion, closes $10M Series A

21Buttons, a social-commerce app dedicated to fashion, closes $10M Series A

21Buttons, a social-commerce app that lets fashion influencers share their wardrobe, has closed $10 million in Series A funding. The…

European on-demand delivery startup Glovo raises €30 million Series B

European on-demand delivery startup Glovo raises €30 million Series B

Late last month, Spanish media got wind that the Barcelona-based on-demand delivery app Glovo had closed Series B funding, but…

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Minecraft now lets you export your creations in 3D — but only on Windows 10

Minecraft now lets you export your creations in 3D — but only on Windows 10

Minecraft players will now be able to easily save their in-game creations as 3D models. A new update adds the…

Games developer Supersolid raises $4M Series A round led by Index Ventures

Games developer Supersolid raises $4M Series A round led by Index Ventures

Supersolid, a London-based mobile games developer with more than 50 million downloads under its belt, is best known for the…

IGN acquires pay-what-you-want game shop Humble Bundle

IGN acquires pay-what-you-want game shop Humble Bundle

Online media giant IGN has acquired Humble Bundle, the indie games storefront best known for its pay-what-you-want bundles that raise…

Nintendo’s mini SNES has already been hacked to run more games

Nintendo’s mini SNES has already been hacked to run more games

Nintendo SNES Classic owners should be glad to learn that more games aren’t out of your reach. Cluster, the Russian…