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Space tech has outpaced space law, and we’re at risk of killing innovation – TechCrunch

July 11, 2018

Lyon Brad King Contributor Lyon Brad King is chief executive and co-founder of Orbion Space Technology and the Ron and Elaine Starr Professor in Space Systems, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, at Michigan Technological University. “Disruption” is a term (over)used in the technology world to describe some development or product that is inherently good. The formal definition […]

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Catch the next wave of tickets to the TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital – TechCrunch

July 11, 2018

Our 13th annual TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital takes place on July 27, and we’re happy to announce we’ve just released a fourth batch of tickets to this fun Silicon Valley tradition. These tickets have been moving at a brisk pace, so if you’d like to join us in Menlo Park, be sure to […]

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Real estate platform Nestio raises $4.5 million – TechCrunch

July 11, 2018

Real estate platform Nestio is getting new funding as it continues to expand its footprint beyond New York City into other large U.S. markets. The startup’s software gives real estate owners and managers a hub to handle things like leasing and marketing. The round, which they announced today, was led by Camber Creek and Trinity Ventures, with […]

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YouTube launches new tool for finding and removing unauthorized re-uploads – TechCrunch

July 11, 2018

Re-uploading videos on YouTube is a favorite of scammy channels that try to profit from other people’s work. Copyright owners already have a number of ways to protect their content, but today, the service is introducing a new tool that automatically scans every newly uploaded video to check if it’s a re-upload of an existing one […]

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Magic Leap One coming this summer, will run on Nvidia Tegra X2 – TechCrunch

July 11, 2018

After a few years of waiting, Magic Leap says it will finally ship its first hardware this summer. The company has already detailed that the Magic Leap One would be shipping the device in 2018, but after scant follow-up it was a little dubious whether they would actually hit that deadline. In a developer-focused Twitch […]

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Twitter lets advertisers ‘take over’ the Explore tab – TechCrunch

July 11, 2018

Twitter is ready to squeeze a lot more money out of its trending topics. After minimizing its mediocre Moments feature and burying it inside the renamed Explore tab, Twitter is now starting to test Promoted Trend Spotlight ads. These put a big visual banner equipped with a GIF or image background atop Explore for the […]

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Hinge employs new algorithm to find your ‘most compatible’ match – TechCrunch

July 11, 2018

There are always more fish in the sea. The once-comforting relationship advice has turned out to be a prophetic and overwhelming reality in the world of app and online dating. With ever-mounting numbers of profiles to look through and scrutinize for potential compatibility, one can start to feel stuck in a cycle of flirtation, failed […]

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Alan introduces Alan Blue, a high-end health insurance product – TechCrunch

July 11, 2018

French startup Alan has been mostly focused on its main health insurance product — a standard package for companies of all sizes and shapes. The company is launching a second offering on this market with Alan Blue. Companies can now choose between two levels of insurance — Alan Green and Alan Blue. Alan Green is the […]

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New Disrupt SF Virtual Hackathon prizes announced from United Airlines and Sony – TechCrunch

July 11, 2018

TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2018 is bringing the world together, one hack at a time. With our flagship conference doubling in size this year, we decided to expand our Hackathon, too. Our first-ever Disrupt Virtual Hackathon is for developers, designers, hackers and marketers worldwide to show off their skills with a chance of getting a […]

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Facebook independent research commission ‘Social Science One’ will share a petabyte of user data – TechCrunch

July 11, 2018

Back in April, Facebook announced that it would be working with a group of academics to establish an independent research commission to look into issues of social and political significance using the company’s own extensive data collection. That commission just came out of stealth; it’s called Social Science One, and its first project will have […]

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