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Airbnb Reduces Advance Payment Requirement For Rentals

Airbnb Reduces Advance Payment Requirement For Rentals

13 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

16 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

18 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

5 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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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 ...

Tim Cook talks women in tech, who he admires, & more in interview w/ high...

Tim Cook talks women in tech, who he admires, & more in interview w/ high school student

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sat down with high school senior Rebecca Kahn for an interview discussing women in technology, diversity, the importance of coding, and more. The... Read more ...

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is nearly 25% off on eBay

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is nearly 25% off on eBay

If you live in the United States, there are plenty of choices if you want to purchase Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy Note 8. Many carriers and retailers offered great... Read more ...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: G-Tech 2TB USB-C Drive $69, Qi Wireless Charger...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: G-Tech 2TB USB-C Drive $69, Qi Wireless Charger $14.50, DODOcase 20% off, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter , RSS Feed , Facebook , Google+ and Safari... Read more ...

It seems the Moto G6 lineup will continue the trend of shiny backs

It seems the Moto G6 lineup will continue the trend of shiny backs

The Moto G5 lineup launched early back in 2017 and has been on our list of best budget Android phones for the better part of the year. However, now that 2018 is underway, we... Read more ...

How to set up ‘Daily wallpaper' on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

How to set up ‘Daily wallpaper' on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

Some people like to keep the wallpapers on their phone fresh on a daily basis, and thankfully Google thought of those people when they made the Wallpapers app for Google Pixel... Read more ...

Hero Academy 2 launches on PC early access, iOS, and Android

Hero Academy 2 launches on PC early access, iOS, and Android

Robot Entertainment has spent the last several years dealing with rampaging humanoids with the Orcs Must Die! franchise. But it also has another well-received series, Hero... Read more ...