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Apple TV Gets CNBC And FOX NOW Channels

apple_TV_HBO_GO Apple continues to fill out its Apple TV content library, with two new additions to the device today including a CNBC channel with live broadcasts and FOX NOW, the on-demand app for the network that includes episodes of Glee, Family Guy and more. Both channels need a cable subscription to unlock completely, but offer some preview content free, according to 9to5mac which spotted the update.… Read More

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London’s Mayor Misses Window To Spend £50M On Startup Building

peninsular3-for-email London’s Mayor has missed an opportunity to spend a £50 million fund set aside by the UK government to create a public building dedicated to both technology startups, events and public education around technology. The Prime Minister’s office has confirmed an earlier report that the large sum of money it had allocated to City Hall to create a building which would serve tech… Read More

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Flickr Rolls Out A New Commercial Licensing Program To Compete With 500px And Others

Screen Shot 2014-07-29 at 10.07.19 AM Yahoo-owned photo-sharing and storage site Flickr announced this morning the rollout of a new licensing program aimed at the service’s members who are looking to have their work discovered, featured on prominent news sites, including Yahoo’s own properties, as well as generate additional income through commercial licensing. Some photographers may receive a message from… Read More

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Prepare For Emergencies Through Crowdsourcing

Picture2 If flooding in your town is imminent, do you know where to go to stay safe? If a heat warning has been put in place, can you find the nearest cooling center to cool down? Using the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s OpenFEMA Initiative, Appallicious created the Disaster Assessment and Assistance Dashboard (DAAD) that offers communities a tool for recovery efforts. Read More

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Concur Is Partnering With Airbnb And Uber To Capture A New Breed Of Business Traveler

Uber Business expense and travel management company Concur has announced some new partnerships that should enable users to better manage expenses across a wider range of businesses. That includes a couple of startups whose users will now be able to expense staying at an Airbnb or taking an Uber while traveling. Read More

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New Drobo Mini Networked Hard Drive Now Comes With SSDs, Ruggedized Flash Array

unnamed Connected Data announced the latest addition to its extensive family of external storage devices: the portable, rugged and expandable Drobo Mini with Solid-State Drives (SSD). Read More

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UK Police Replacing Ads On Piracy Sites With Warnings

Pipcu UK police have started replacing ads on websites that provide access to pirated or copyright infringing material with warnings to web users that the site is on a watch list — and a call for them to close the browser page in question. Read More

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BaubleBar Raises $10 Million For Its “Fast Fashion” Jewelry Business

3D7A4546_email E-commerce jewelry business BaubleBar has raised $10 million in Series B funding, in a round led by Burch Creative Capital, the investment firm headed by billionaire retail and fashion veteran Chris Burch, known for co-founding his ex-wife’s fashion label, Tory Burch. Other participants in the round include Aspect Ventures, Triplepoint Ventures, Comcast Ventures, and existing… Read More

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Fly Or Die: Tinder Moments

Last month, Tinder launched Moments. It’s a new feature that lets users send photo blasts to all of their matches. The photos don’t last forever, but they’re a much better ice breaker than “hey.”
That said, we took a close look at the feature for Fly or Die. Read More

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Kurbo Health Raises $5.8 Million To Fight Childhood Obesity Via An App, Live Now On iOS

kurbo-health4 Kurbo Health, a mobile subscription service focused on fighting childhood obesity through the use of simple food diaries and live coaching, is today opening its doors to all families who want to sign up and try its weight loss program, initially available as an iOS application. The company also just closed on $5.8 million in Series A funding from Signia Venture Partners, Data Collective,… Read More

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