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As cryptocurrencies emerge from the speculative bloodletting of the past months, believers in the promise of distributed ledger technologies for business and consumer applications are casting about for what comes next. On our stage at Disrupt San Francisco we’ll be welcoming some of the leading thinkers in how distributed ledgers can create an entirely new
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Editor’s note: This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and TechCrunch may earn affiliate commissions. Headphones keep us connected to our favorite music, podcasts, and audiobooks. They make sure we don’t drop an important phone call. As our devices ditch the headphone jack
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Swiss startup Avrios reckons business mobility is going to get a whole lot more interesting as companies adopt more tailored mobility solutions, rather than sticking with the traditional one car per person model. And at the same time as businesses are seeking to accelerate their progressive cred by moving away from combustion cars to greener alternatives, new
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The UK’s leading broadcasters and ISPs have called for the government to introduce independent regulatory oversight of social media content. The group of media and broadband operators in the tightly regulated industries spans both the state-funded and commercial sector — with the letter to the Sunday Telegraph being inked with signatures from the leaders of the BBC,
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Who doesn’t want a phone that lasts all day? 5 phones with the best battery life: https://www.cnet.com/news/phones-with-best-battery-life/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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UK founded startup Funding Circle, a p2p lending platform which focuses on the underserved small business market, has announced a “potential intention” to float on the London Stock Exchange. In a press release today, announcing the publication of a Registration Document for a possible future IPO, Funding Circle says that should it proceed with floating on
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Countingup, the U.K. fintech that provides a business bank account that combines bookkeeping, has raised £2.3 million in seed funding. Leading the round is Forward Partners, with participation from previous backer Frontline Ventures, and JamJar Investments. Founded last year by Tim Fouracre, who previously founded cloud accounting software Clear Books, Countingup wants to simplify the
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Few would equate human life with battery life, but for many migrants escaping war or famine, a single percentage point of battery can mean getting the right information at the right time – or not surviving at all. Smartphones today have become an integral part of a forced migrant’s journey. From navigating mountains in Central
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Starry wants to change the way the home internet is delivered. Founded in 2014, the Boston-based startup takes an innovative approach to the space by beaming broadband speed internet through the air, using millimeter waves. The company’s novel technique has drummed up great interest during its four years of existence, offering the potential to circumvent
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Fire departments are turning to drones to help spot dangerous fire conditions from the sky and document the devastating aftermath once the fire has passed through. Read the CNET article: California’s fires face a new, high-tech foe: Drones – https://www.cnet.com/news/californias-fires-face-a-new-high-tech-foe-drones/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us
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Labor Day is a holiday that just doesn’t fit Silicon Valley. It’s purported purpose is to celebrate working men and women and their — our — progress toward better working conditions and fairer workplaces. Yet, few regions in recent times have supposedly done more to “destroy” quality working conditions than the Valley, from the entire
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At TechCrunch Disrupt 2018, Uber’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Bo Young Lee will be joining us to talk about the ride-sharing company’s efforts to put detoxify its corporate culture and promote a more inclusive environment for employees. Lee was hired as the company’s first chief diversity and inclusion officer this past January, after leaving
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You may have seen #Microsoft’s announcement it would offer a subscription that includes an #Xbox One as part of the deal. It’s called Xbox All Access, and we took the time to investigate if it’s worth your time and money. Read more about Xbox All Access: https://www.cnet.com/news/xbox-all-access-is-official-bundles-console-xbox-live-game-pass/# New episodes of #StreamEconomy are available every Saturday:
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Skullcandy has always been an odd brand. Aimed at a younger, hipper audience, the headphones always featured wacky graphics and a lower price point. Now, facing competition from multiple players, they’ve decided to step up their game in terms of quality and style. Their two new models, the noise-cancelling Venue and the bass-heavy Crusher 360,
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Listen to Spotify and connect your PlayStation 4 to the internet with just one device. Read more about it the Orbi Voice here – https://www.cnet.com/reviews/netgear-orbi-voice-preview/ Check out our Orbi Voice image gallery – https://www.cnet.com/pictures/orbi-voice-has-a-nice-fit-and-finish-for-an-alexa-smart-speaker/?query=Orbi+Voice Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on
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Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, has been called to Capitol Hill to answer questions on censorship, election interference and more. Twitter’s Dorsey to testify before House committee: Watch live Sept. 5. We’ll livestream the hearing on Sept. 5 at 10:30 a.m. PT/1:30 p.m. ET. – https://www.cnet.com/news/twitters-dorsey-testifies-before-house-energy-and-commerce-committee-watch-live-sept-5/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the
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Three leaders of Silicon Valley’s most powerful companies are answering questions on election interference, censorship, security and more. Facebook, Twitter, Google at Senate Intelligence Committee: Watch live Sept. 5. We’ll livestream the hearing Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. PT/9:30 a.m. ET. – https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-twitter-google-at-senate-intelligence-committee-watch-here-live-sept-5/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG
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Communications workflow company Mynewsdesk is acquiring French startup Mention for an undisclosed sum. Norwegian business media group NHST currently owns Mynewsdesk. Mention lets you monitor keywords around the web. It’s a good way to hear what customers are saying about your brand on their blog, on Twitter, on Facebook or anywhere public. You can also
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A new London-based travel-industry startup is slowly coming out of stealth mode, but although it’s releasing it’s funding round, it’s keeping the actual product close to its chest. For now. Y Combinator -backed travel startup Duffel says it is working on “a new way to book travel online, aiming at the booking experience “end to
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