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Rarebits raises $6 million for site where you can buy and sell CryptoKitties

1 month ago   |   By VentureBeat

Rarebits has raised $6 million in venture funding for its blockchain-based store where you can buy and sell digital assets such as CryptoKitties. CryptoKitties are blockchain-based digital kittens that can be bought and sold for as much as $200,000. That seems kind of nutty, then you probably think the same about a startup that lets you buy and se...
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Shapeways raises $30 million to help creators build businesses powered by 3D printing

Shapeways raises $30 million to help creators build businesses powered by 3D printing

1 month ago   |   By VentureBeat

Shapeways, a 3D printing platform for designing, creating, and selling all manner of products, has raised $30 million in a series E round of funding led by Lux Capital. Existing investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, and Inkef Capital, participated in the round. Founded out of New York in 2007, Shapeways enables designers...
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TheWaveVR raises $6 million for social VR music and arts platform

TheWaveVR raises $6 million for social VR music and arts platform

1 month ago   |   By VentureBeat

Some virtual reality startups are having trouble getting the attention of investors, after the first wave of VR headsets failed to live up to the hype. But TheWaveVR has been able to raise $6 million in venture funding for its social VR platform and community for VR music and visual arts experiences. TheWaveVR turns concerts into social VR experien...
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Apple's Clips App for iOS Gains New Soccer Graphics, Poster and Label

Apple's Clips App for iOS Gains New Soccer Graphics, Poster and Label

Apple today updated its Clips video app for iOS devices to introduce new soccer assets ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, set to kick off in Russia on June 14. Apple has added... Read more ...

Blockchain's big show: The good, the bad, and the ugly of Consensus 2018

Blockchain's big show: The good, the bad, and the ugly of Consensus 2018

GUEST: The world's biggest and gawdiest blockchain conference takes place every year in New York City, congregating thousands of delegates from across the cryptosphere to... Read more ...

LG G7 ThinQ priced at $750 in the U.S.; pre-orders to start May 25th with a...

LG G7 ThinQ priced at $750 in the U.S.; pre-orders to start May 25th with a BOGO deal from T-Mobile

Thanks to a press release that was just disseminated by T-Mobile, we now know that the LG G7 ThinQ will be priced at $750 in the states. That makes it more expensive than the... Read more ...

Google Duplex explained: How it works, controversy, and passing the Turing test?

Google Duplex explained: How it works, controversy, and passing the Turing test?

The amazement over Google Duplex at I/O 2018 quickly veered into criticism over the lack of disclosure and questions about the on-stage demo itself. I think, somewhat lost in... Read more ...

Sonos Launches New Lineup of Discounted Speaker Bundles

Sonos Launches New Lineup of Discounted Speaker Bundles

Sonos today introduced several new speaker bundles , which are designed to allow customers to purchase more than one Sonos speaker at a discounted price. The new bundles range... Read more ...

HMD Global raises $100 million so that it can build more Nokia phones

HMD Global raises $100 million so that it can build more Nokia phones

HMD Global's deal with Nokia to license its name for smartphones has been a rousing success. For example, today's flash sale to launch the Nokia X6 sold out all available... Read more ...

OnePlus 6 omitted wireless charging because the company didn't ‘really feel...

OnePlus 6 omitted wireless charging because the company didn't ‘really feel the need' to add it

Wireless charging has been around for a long time, but thanks to Apple finally adding it to its latest crop of iPhones and Samsung fully embracing it with its past few... Read more ...

LG introduces three new smartphones with 18:9 screens: LG Q7, Q7+ and Q7α

LG introduces three new smartphones with 18:9 screens: LG Q7, Q7+ and Q7α

LG has just done what we expected for quite a while, it launched a brand new Q series smartphone - the Q7. The new mid-range smartphone comes alongside two other Q series... Read more ...

Android Oreo is now rolling out to LG G6 on Verizon, unlocked Moto Z

Android Oreo is now rolling out to LG G6 on Verizon, unlocked Moto Z

Android Oreo's rollout has been pretty slow since its debut on the Pixel family last year , but in the past couple of months, the floodgates have finally started to open for... Read more ...

Google Play Music 8.12 simplifies setting in-app Sleep Timers

Google Play Music 8.12 simplifies setting in-app Sleep Timers

With the announcement of the new YouTube Music last week, Google's official stance is that Play Music will stick around in parallel. In recent months, the service has only... Read more ...