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Bancor launches blockchain platform in Kenya to enable community currencies

Bancor launches blockchain platform in Kenya to enable community currencies

1 hour ago   |   VentureBeat

Crypto currency platform Bancor announced today that it will launch a new blockchain service in Kenya to create a financial system designed to alleviate poverty. The service...
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Foxconn names Milwaukee as North American HQ

Foxconn names Milwaukee as North American HQ

1 hour ago   |   Tech Radar

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn will set its North American headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the company has confirmed. The firm has purchased a seven-storey...
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BrandShield launches MyShield to protect users from cryptocurrency scams

BrandShield launches MyShield to protect users from cryptocurrency scams

1 hour ago   |   VentureBeat

EXCLUSIVE: Blockchain and - specifically - cryptocurrencies have been tarred with the same brush since the dawn of the industry: Scams. Figuring out how to spot a real crypto...
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Google Assistant Now A Top Customer AI Priority: Study

Google Assistant Now A Top Customer AI Priority: Study

2 hours ago   |   Android Headlines

Google Assistant is now a top artificial intelligence priority in the customer service segment, together with Microsoft's Cortana, according to a new study authored by Pindrop...
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Startup is planning to ‘catapult' payloads into space

Startup is planning to ‘catapult' payloads into space

4 hours ago   |   Tech Radar

Silicon Valley startup SpinLaunch raised over $40 million in seed funding last week to continue developing a unique method for launching satellites into space: by electric...
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Google invests $550m in JD.com

Google invests $550m in JD.com

6 hours ago   |   Tech Radar   |   5 articles

Google has revealed a $550m investment deal with ecommerce giant JD.com. The strategic partnership deal with China's second-biggest online retailer will see the two companies...
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Google Partners Up With JD.com, Will Invest $550 Million

6 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   5 articles

Google has just announced, via an official blog post, that it has partnered up with JD , one of the largest and fastest growing e-commerce marketplaces in the world. JD.com is...
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Google to invest $550 million in Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com

Google to invest $550 million in Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com

6 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   5 articles

Google will invest $550 million in Chinese ecommerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant's efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and...
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Google enters 'strategic partnership' with China's JD.com

7 hours ago   |   Beta News   |   5 articles

Google is deepening it drive into China, and now the search giant has announced a $550 million "strategic partnership" with Chinese ecommerce goliath JD.com. This is far from...
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Google announces $550M e-commerce deal w/ China's JD.com to expand in Southeast Asia

Google announces $550M e-commerce deal w/ China's JD.com to expand in Southeast Asia

9 hours ago   |   9to5Google   |   5 articles

In recent months, Google has been making inroads back into the Chinese market through various deals and investments. The latest involves a strategic partnership with JD.com...
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This Is How Apple Could ‘Fix' 3D Touch

This Is How Apple Could ‘Fix' 3D Touch

One of the supposed “revolutionary” features introduced in the iPhone 6s is 3D Touch. It was supposed to be a new way for users to interact with their phones beyond just... Read more ...

More Reports Hint At Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Packing 512GB Of Storage

More Reports Hint At Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Packing 512GB Of Storage

Pretty much all smartphones on the market today cap out at 256GB of native storage. This can be expanded on some phones via microSD, but like we said we're referring to native... Read more ...

Pokémon Go Gaining Ability to Trade Pokémon With Nearby Friends This Week

Pokémon Go Gaining Ability to Trade Pokémon With Nearby Friends This Week

Two years after its release in the summer of 2016, Pokémon Go will officially add Pokémon trading between friends within the app later this week. The feature is coming via a... Read more ...

Action Launcher v37 adds new ‘Desktop shortcuts' based on Android P...

Action Launcher v37 adds new ‘Desktop shortcuts' based on Android P, performance & battery improvements, more

Third-party launchers are a fun and easy way to customize your Android experience, and one of our personal favorites is Action Launcher. This week, the popular launcher is... Read more ...

Microsoft acquires education-focused video platform Flipgrid

Microsoft acquires education-focused video platform Flipgrid

Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Flipgrid , a Minneapolis, Minnesota-based video sharing platform for education, for an undisclosed amount. “We're thrilled to see... Read more ...

WHO Calls Compulsive Gaming A Mental Health Problem

WHO Calls Compulsive Gaming A Mental Health Problem

Image credit - JohnnyMrNinja/Wikipedia Last year the World Health Organization decided that they would classify “gaming disorder” as a mental health issue. Unsurprisingly there... Read more ...

Belgium vs Panama live stream: how to watch today's World Cup match online

Belgium vs Panama live stream: how to watch today's World Cup match online

This Group G match sees Belgium try to storm through the group stages by beating Panama early on. Roberto Martinez's 'Golden Generation' of Belgians will want to make a strong... Read more ...

How to watch World Cup 2018 on your phone

How to watch World Cup 2018 on your phone

The World Cup 2018 is already underway and the gathering of the world's best soccer teams is something that you don't want to miss if you like spectator sports. But what is the... Read more ...

Verizon's new 'Above' plan launches, but you chose T-Mobile as the best...

Verizon's new 'Above' plan launches, but you chose T-Mobile as the best unlimited option

Starting today, June 18th, Verizon launched its new Above Unlimited plan, as well as the ability to mix and match plans on each separate family line. Thus, they who pay the... Read more ...

You Can No Longer Book Uber Rides Within Google Maps

You Can No Longer Book Uber Rides Within Google Maps

Last year Google announced that Uber would be integrated within Google Maps. This meant that while searching for location of places, users would also be able to hail an Uber... Read more ...