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Airbnb Reduces Advance Payment Requirement For Rentals

Airbnb Reduces Advance Payment Requirement For Rentals

17 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   2 articles

Airbnb is a great service for finding holiday rentals across the globe. It previously required travelers to pay the full amount for the booking upfront with refund conditions...
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Bidgely Closes $27 Million Series C to Grow Disaggregation Solutions for Utilities

Bidgely Closes $27 Million Series C to Grow Disaggregation Solutions for Utilities

20 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

PRESS RELEASE: Investment by Georgian Partners signals that Artificial Intelligence and SaaS solutions are next significant growth opportunities for utility analytics...
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Breed Reply Portfolio of IoT Start-Ups Raise in Excess of $50 Million in Series A Funding in 2017

Breed Reply Portfolio of IoT Start-Ups Raise in Excess of $50 Million in Series A Funding in 2017

21 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

PRESS RELEASE: LONDON--January 16, 2018- Breed Reply, a leading operational investor in early-stage internet of things businesses, saw one third of its 18-strong portfolio of...
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Best iPad apps for new users

Best iPad apps for new users

1 day ago   |   iMore   |   2 articles

Did you just get your first iPad? Looking for the top apps to download next? Here they are! You just got your brand new iPad. You've set it up. You tried out all the built-in...
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OnePlus investigating reports of credit card fraud from recent website customers

OnePlus investigating reports of credit card fraud from recent website customers

1 day ago   |   9to5Google   |   4 articles

Any time your finances are messed with, it can be a shock, especially if you check your account and find a massive balance you weren't responsible for. Now, it's been...
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True Fit Closes $55 Million Series C Investment

True Fit Closes $55 Million Series C Investment

1 day ago   |   VentureBeat

PRESS RELEASE: Georgian Partners leads growth financing as True Fit's Genome® Platform and data collective become the intelligent data layer for personalizing the world's...
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Comment: As app-based ‘Open Banking' hits UK, USA is likely follow suit

Comment: As app-based ‘Open Banking' hits UK, USA is likely follow suit

1 day ago   |   9to5Mac

One of the biggest shake-ups to the way that consumers manage their finances launched in the UK this weekend. Known as Open Banking, it means that you'll no longer be limited...
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4 examples of AI's impact on the estate market

4 examples of AI's impact on the estate market

4 days ago   |   VentureBeat

GUEST: Many consider real estate to be one of the last markets requiring the dying art of human interaction. However, that may change drastically in the coming years. Real...
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How venture philanthropy can revitalize the Heartland

How venture philanthropy can revitalize the Heartland

5 days ago   |   VentureBeat

If there's one thing we can agree on, it's that nobody agrees on how to create economic growth. That shouldn't be surprising - successful and sustainable economic development...
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South Korea prepares bill to ban cryptocurrency trading, raids local exchanges for alleged tax evasion

South Korea prepares bill to ban cryptocurrency trading, raids local exchanges for alleged tax evasion

6 days ago   |   VentureBeat

South Korea's justice minister said on Thursday the government is preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading, throwing the virtual coin market into turmoil as the nation's...
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Here's the changelist for the Huawei P10 and P10 Pro Android Oreo beta

Here's the changelist for the Huawei P10 and P10 Pro Android Oreo beta

Nearly two weeks ago, we told you that Huawei was looking for beta testers to try out the Android 8.0 beta being loaded on to certain P10 and P10 Plus models. Thanks to a... Read more ...

Lawsuit Against Apple Wants Them To Keep The iPhone Batteries They Replace

Lawsuit Against Apple Wants Them To Keep The iPhone Batteries They Replace

Image credit - iFixit Following Apple's admission that they slow down older iPhones with older degrading batteries, Apple has since apologized and has launched a battery... Read more ...

Samsung announces limited-edition Galaxy Note 8 for the 2018 Olympic Games

Samsung announces limited-edition Galaxy Note 8 for the 2018 Olympic Games

With the 2018 Winter Olympics just around the corner, Samsung has announced a limited-edition Galaxy Note 8 styled after the event. You might remember that Samsung did... Read more ...

Moto's 2018 lineup purportedly leaks with mid-range G6, ‘borderless' X5, and...

Moto's 2018 lineup purportedly leaks with mid-range G6, ‘borderless' X5, and flagship Z3

In the midst of Samsung's expected Galaxy S9 and S9+ unveil next month and LG's in flux flagship plans , Lenovo's Motorola is also prepping its 2018 lineup. Leaks from... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 now come with free AKG wireless headphones

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 now come with free AKG wireless headphones

If you're not waiting for the Galaxy S9 or the Galaxy Note 9, and you're in need of a new high-end Galaxy right now, Samsung Mobile USA has a cool offer that you should know... Read more ...

BMW To Charge Customers $80/Year To Use Apple's CarPlay

BMW To Charge Customers $80/Year To Use Apple's CarPlay

These days it's not uncommon to see more carmakers offer their customers options when it comes to smart infotainment systems, such as CarPlay or Android Auto, or sometimes the... Read more ...

Twist, the startup behind an AirPlay-powered smart light + speaker combo...

Twist, the startup behind an AirPlay-powered smart light + speaker combo, abruptly shuts down without refunding customers

Two years ago, we reported on Twist , a new smart home accessory maker aiming to take a different approach to smart home lighting. At the time, the company debuted an... Read more ...

Malicious Link Texted to Mac and iOS Devices Can Cause Freezes and Resprings

Malicious Link Texted to Mac and iOS Devices Can Cause Freezes and Resprings

A link that exploits a bug in iOS and Mac devices was shared on Twitter this afternoon, and if you receive this link through the Messages app, your iPhone or iPad can freeze up... Read more ...

Google Denies Creating A China-Specific Version Of Google Maps

Google Denies Creating A China-Specific Version Of Google Maps

While Google Maps is available on the desktop in China, accessing it via your mobile device through its app isn't. Presumably this might have to do with China's censorship of... Read more ...

Apple expands Siri's ‘Give me the news' feature to non-beta users & the U.K

Apple expands Siri's ‘Give me the news' feature to non-beta users & the U.K

Update : The feature is also rolling out in Australia, with ABC, SBS, and Seven Network as sources. Earlier this month, Apple started testing a new capability for Siri that... Read more ...