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Sphero finds education is more important and profitable than Disney products

Robotic toymaker Sphero has been selling its products at deep discounts recently. Holiday sales are nothing new, but there seems to be more to it than that.

9 hours ago from Techspot

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Tinder fires comms head and other employees who sued company

Tinder has fired its vice president of marketing and communications Rosette Pambakian, as well as other employees who sued Tinder’s parent company Match Group and its controlling shareholder ...

8 hours ago from TechCrunch

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SpaceX raising $500 million to help build satellite broadband network

SpaceX raising cash after getting approval to launch up to 11,943 satellites.

14 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Ola, Uber’s India rival, invests $100M in scooter rental startup Vogo

We’re familiar with Uber cozying up to scooter startups — it has bought one and invested in another — but over in India, the U.S. firm’s key rival is hatching a major ...

24 hours ago from TechCrunch

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After $130M+ in funding, AR startup Blippar collapses

While proponents swore 2018 would be the year AR moved mainstream, by year’s end it seems the biggest trend has been the movement of early startups to financial collapse. Blippar, an early ...

10 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Nintendo Switch is America's fastest-selling console

In case it wasn't clear already, Nintendo has completely turned things around from the failure that was the Wii U. According to data from the reliable NPD Group, Nintendo sold ...

14 hours ago from Engadget

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Careem launches delivery service as it nears closing a massive round

The ride-hailing giant Careem is now in the delivery business as the company seeks new verticals in its ever-increasing fight against other services in the Middle East including Uber. Starting ...

Mon 17 Dec 18 from TechCrunch

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Huawei to spend $2 billion over five years in cybersecurity push

Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] on Tuesday said it would spend $2 billion over the next 5 years to focus on cybersecurity by adding more people and upgrading lab facilities, as it battles global ...

20 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Dow Jones falls 508 points amid interest rate hike concerns

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 500 points Monday as stocks were down across the board amid concerns over rising interest rates.

Mon 17 Dec 18 from UPI

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South Africa's Naspers leads $540 million investment in Indian tech startup

Naspers and Canada's state pension fund have invested $540 million in Indian educational technology startup Byju's, the South African internet giant said on Monday.

Mon 17 Dec 18 from Reuters Technology

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