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Comics writer Grant Morrison signs a content deal with Magic Leap – TechCrunch

July 20, 2018

Grant Morrison’s Square Slice Studios just signed a content deal with Magic Leap. If you’ve read a comic book at some point in the past two decades, odds are you’re very excited at this news. Morrison is, after all, one of the most exciting writers working in the comics media today. The Scottish writer came […]

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Niantic explains how and why it bans players in Pokémon GO – TechCrunch

July 20, 2018

Getting banned for cheating is nothing new in Pokémon GO. There’ve been big ol’ ban waves every few weeks for ages now. The policies have never been totally set in stone, however — at least not publicly. Like many of the game’s mechanics, the player base has had to share info amongst themselves to figure […]

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Oscar and Lemonade founders will join us at Disrupt SF to strategize about the future of insurance innovation – TechCrunch

July 20, 2018

Insurance premiums total more than a trillion dollars in the U.S., and yet, where that money goes is something of a mystery. It certainly doesn’t seem to get invested in the consumer experience, where ancient incumbent companies still process paperwork as if it is the 1800s, and consumers are left wanting for new insurance options […]

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Now this… this is an ultra-wide monitor – TechCrunch

July 20, 2018

I’ve been working with an ugly but functional lopsided two-monitor setup for years, and while it has served me well, I can’t say the new generation of ultra-wide monitors hasn’t tempted me. But the truth is they just aren’t wide enough. Or rather, they weren’t. Samsung has just blown my mind with a monitor so […]

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Wilson is like Longreads for podcasts – TechCrunch

July 20, 2018

Meet Wilson, a new iPhone app that plans to change the way you discover and listen to podcasts. The company describes the app as a podcast magazine. It has the same vibe as Longreads, the curated selection of longform articles. With its minimalistic design and opinionated typography, Wilson looks like no other podcasting app. On […]

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YouTube CEO’s latest update details its growth, glosses over content problems – TechCrunch

July 20, 2018

YouTube highlighted its growth and promised better communication with creators about its tests and experiments, the company announced today in its latest of an ongoing series of updates from CEO Susan Wojcicki focused on YouTube’s top five priorities in 2018. The majority of her missive today – which was also released in the form of a […]

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Healthcare data breach in Singapore affected 1.5M patients, targeted the prime minister – TechCrunch

July 20, 2018

In what’s believed to be the biggest data breach in Singapore’s history, 1.5 million members of the country’s largest healthcare group have had their personal data compromised. The breach affected SingHealth, Singapore’s biggest network of healthcare facilities. Data obtained in the breach includes names, addresses, gender, race, date of birth and patients’ national identification numbers. […]

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Waymo’s autonomous vehicles are driving 25,000 miles every day – TechCrunch

July 20, 2018

Waymo, the former Google self-driving project that spun out to become a business under Alphabet, has driven 8 million miles on public roads using its autonomous vehicles. Waymo CEO John Krafcik shared the company’s milestone Friday while onstage with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval at the National Governors Association conference in Santa Fe, N.M. The figure is notable […]

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Redefining dilution – TechCrunch

July 20, 2018

More posts by this contributor When venture capital becomes vanity capital The plague of rationalization Everyone generally agrees that dilution should be avoided. VCs insist on pro-rata rights to avoid the dreaded “D” word. Executives often complain, after a new financing, that they should be “made whole” to offset the dilution that came with the […]

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Trump’s China tariffs could drive up the price of the Apple Watch and Fitbit trackers – TechCrunch

July 20, 2018

A new $200 billion round of tariffs on Chinese goods could have some broader implications for U.S.-based hardware companies. New government rulings on the Trump-imposed tariffs single out a couple of key devices buy name, including the Apple Watch, Fitbit trackers and Sonos speakers. Products like smartphones have thus far been unimpacted by fees leading […]

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