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Google’s brave new friendless feed
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 It’s a fundamental shift in content consumption from curation based on our explicit choices to curation based on our implicit preferences mined from past behavior. It could unlock our niche fascinations without us ever having to pledge allegiance to them. Today Google officially launched “feed” in its main iOS and Android apps. Finally, technology has evolved […]






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Apple now allows customer support reps to respond to your App Store reviews
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 Earlier this year, Apple finally introduced the ability for app developers to respond to customer reviews – a feature Google had in place for several years. Now, Apple is expanding this feature with the launch of a new “Customer Support” role available now in the iTunes Connect portal. This gives developers who have larger teams […]






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Desktop Metal gets $115 million in funding to deliver metal 3D printing for manufacturing
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 Desktop Metal has already earned a number of fans with its 3D printed metal technology — Lowe’s, Caterpillar and BMW were all among its earliest clients. As first noted by CNBC, the Massachusetts-based startup is also getting some healthy monetary support, adding $115 million of venture funds to its coffers this week. The Series D […]






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Adobe launches redesigned Lightroom for Android
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 Adobe launched an update for its Lightroom photo management and editing apps on iOS and Android today. The iOS app for iPhone and iPad is getting a few new features, including support for Adobe’s selective brush, a new details tab and an interface update for the iPad version. That’s all pretty nice, but the biggest […]






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Naked Hub emerges as WeWork’s main competitor in Asia
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 Hours after WeWork announced plans to move into Japan, one of the U.S. co-working giant’s chief rivals made a move to increase the competition in Asia. Naked Hub, which was born out of China-based luxury resort company Naked Group, today announced a merger deal with JustCo, a fast-expanding co-working firm located in Singapore. It also […]






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Crunch Report | Google Glass for the Enterprise
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Google Glass is relaunching but this time for the enterprise, Game of Thrones breaks HBO streaming records, Amazon and Tinder both now have a “stories” feature and Embark has taken over. All this on Crunch Report! Read More






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Apple’s Greater China business now has its own managing director for the first time
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 Apple has appointed Isabel Ge Mahe as its first vice president and managing director of its business in Greater China. China-born Ge Mahe is tasked with managing Apple’s China business, and she will report into CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams when she takes up the role, which is based out of Shanghai, “later this summer.” Ge Mahe […]






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ReWalk Robotics shows off a soft exosuit designed to bring mobility to stroke patients
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 ReWalk has been talking up its upcoming “soft exoskeleton” since January. The company finally took the system out for a spin in the daylight, showing what it’s capable of at a robotics event held on the MIT campus this weekend. The version on display is a prototype, but all the functionality is in place, using […]






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Facebook fights fake news spread via modified link previews
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 Until now, any Facebook Page that posted a link could change the headline, body text and image that appeared in the News Feed preview. To combat false news without stifling responsible publications, Facebook is now starting to disable the ability of all Pages to edit the previews of the links they post in the Page […]






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