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Douxmatok lets you use 30 percent less sugar without affecting sweetness

 Our resistance to good nutrition is causing lasting problems within the population. Part of the problem is that the best-tasting food is usually the worst for our health, and bad eating habits beget worse eating habits. That’s where DouxM.....»»

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Raise gets $60 million for gift card marketplace

 Have you ever gotten a gift card for a store you don’t shop at? Or have you made a purchase and don’t know what to do with the remaining balance? It turns out you can sell and trade unwanted or partially unused gift cards on a marke.....»»

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Review: iPhone 8

 This is a camera review. There are a number of updates that should appeal in the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, but the one question most upgraders are going to be asking is how good is the camera? The camera system in the iPhone is becoming the central.....»»

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Funnel raises $10M led by Balderton Capital to help companies analyse online marketing spend

 Funnel, a startup headquartered in Stockholm that sells a SaaS to help companies analyse the effectiveness of online marketing spend across multiple channels, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. London VC Balderton Capital led the round.....»»

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BP Ventures, BP’s investment arm, leads $20M in private jet charter marketplace Victor

 Victor, which bills itself as the “largest ‘on-demand’ marketplace for private jet charter,” has raised $20 million in new funding, bringing total raised to date to $44.45 million since launching in 2011. BP Ventures, BP.....»»

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Tech companies must do more to fight misogyny in the wider culture

 Over the past few months Silicon Valley’s treatment of women has made several headlines. Thanks to the incredible women who have found the courage to speak up, we are beginning to have the serious conversation around misogyny in the techn.....»»

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Acquia Javascript support lets developers build web apps that combine content, data

 Acquia, the commercial arm of the open-source Drupal web content management tool, has long offered a cloud-based user interface designed to make it easier for customers to build web sites. Today, the company announced a new way of interacting w.....»»

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GoCardless, a fintech that makes recurring payments easy for subscription businesses, raises $22.5M

 Well, GoCardless co-founder and CEO Hiroki Takeuchi knows how to work a non-denial denial. When I interviewed him a few weeks ago for an extensive profile piece we ran yesterday, he wouldn’t be drawn on if the hot London fintech was raisi.....»»

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Before you update to iOS 11 here’s how to check which apps won’t work

 Before you hit the update button to grab iOS 11 it’s worth checking which apps you’ll be consigning to the digital dustbin of history. All old 32-bit apps are incompatible which means a lot of content is going to reach the end of t.....»»

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Twilio Studio lets you build communication services without having to code

 Twilio has long made a name for itself as a service that lets developers easily add audio, video and text communication to their applications, but with Twilio Studio, which is launching as a closed preview today, the company is now also targeti.....»»

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August announces new smart locks and a smart doorbell

 August has updated its smart lock line with a new Pro version with Bluetooth, HomeKit, and Wi-Fi support, as well as the more basic model for $149. They’ve also announced the Doorbell Cam Pro for $199 that lets you see visitors approachin.....»»

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At long last, Gmail starts converting addresses and contact info into links

 Gmail is packed with a lot of time-saving features, like Smart Replies for mobile users. So it’s a bit surprising to realize that Gmail will only now start to automatically convert addresses, phone numbers and contacts into links. Read Mo.....»»

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MIT’s The Engine raises $200M to fund ‘tough tech’

 If you think that too many VCs these days are playing it safe and only looking to back sure bets rather than moonshots and more ambitious ventures, take a look over at what’s going on in Boston. The Engine, based out of MIT and Cambridge,.....»»

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Younited Credit raises $47.8 million for its crowdlending platform

 French startup Younited Credit is building the biggest crowdlending platform in continental Europe. The company just raised $47.8 million (€40 million) to launch in new countries, work on new product features and more. Younited Credit is curr.....»»

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Music video AR app Blin.gy shuts down

 Blin.gy, the app that let users insert themselves into their favorite music videos, is shutting down. In a Medium post, co-founder and chief executive officer David Hyman wrote that the startup, which launched as Chosen three years ago and rais.....»»

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Crunch Report | Slack Raises $250 Million

Slack raises a pretty big chunk of change from SoftBank, the DOJ is investigating an Equifax stock dump and Google debuts payments app Tez in India. All this on Crunch Report. Read More.....»»

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Snap, Facebook, Pop: Sriram Krishnan joins Twitter as senior director of product

 In the ever-moving musical chairs that is the tech industry, Twitter has added a new person to its product team. Sriram Krishnan is now senior director of product at the social media platform. He announced the news himself, appropriately on Twi.....»»

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Adan Medical is bringing technology to Epi-Pens

 Going into anaphylactic shock is terrifying. The last time I went into shock, called my mom first, injected myself with an Epi-Pen second, injected myself with a shot of epinephrine third, and 911 last. I had that a bit backwards. Had I been us.....»»

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Facebook design head loud on voice, silent on Alexa and hardware

 Facebook has been reportedly working on a video chat device and a smart speaker that would use a new voice interface, to compete against the likes of Amazon and Google in the race to control your living room; and it’s also been testing as.....»»

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BeeLine’s simple navigation device keeps cyclists headed in the right direction

 Lets say you’re roaming the city on your bike. You know your final destination — but you don’t necessarily care how you get there, or if your route is the shortest possible one. You just want to ride. That’s the idea beh.....»»

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