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Product Hunt Gets Social With Twitter-Like User Profiles, Following Features And Notifications

Product hunt Product Hunt, the Andreessen Horowitz-backed aggregation site currently focused on surfacing new tech products and startups, is now turning itself into something of a social network this morning with the launch of redesigned user profiles, following features and notifications. The new profiles offer a variety of information about the poster, including a bio, Twitter handle, and tabs for… Read More

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Japanese 3D-Printed Gun Maker Is Sentenced To Two Years In Jail

guns5 Yoshitomo Imura, an employee at the Shonan Institute of Technology in Japan, was arrested last may for printing and firing a 3D-printed gun called the ZigZag. He printed three guns in total and was arrested for running afoul of Japan’s strict gun laws. The prosecutors warned that Imura’s actions were a threat and felt he was “flaunting” his skill. They wrote:… Read More

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The Ultimate Vision For Homejoy Is Not Just Cleaning, According To CEO Adora Cheung

HOMEJOY-5 Homejoy has been providing cleaning services over the last few years, but it’s hoping to expand into several other verticals. Today at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe, co-founder and CEO Adora Cheung said the company would continue to test out other services in its different markets. Read More

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Yelp Strikes Hotel Bookings Partnership With Hipmunk

2811940912_8762d5fa2b_b Yelp has partnered with Hipmunk to allow people to book hotels within the business review platform. While this is not the first time Yelp has offered a way for users to purchase from businesses right on its site, it is the first time it’s done this with hotel bookings. Yelp says the idea is that people will book a place to stay immediately after reading the Yelp reviews on it. This creates… Read More

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Morten Lund Looks Back At His Past Failures

Morten Lund (LundXY)-1 Serial entrepreneur and investor Morten Lund joined us on stage with Mike Butcher to look back at his past ventures. Most of them turned out to be failures. Lund is now even famous for declaring personally bankrupt even though he was one of the first angel investors in Skype.
“I lost everything, I had to give up my art collection and my cars,” Lund said. “In reality, it… Read More

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Google Launches USB Security Key Support To Keep Accounts Safe

2sv-illustration.png (1250×380) For the longest time now, Google has recommended that users enable two-factor authentication for their accounts on its platforms (and anywhere else, really). But starting today, it is launching a second — even more secure — method for those who really want their accounts to stay safe. With Security Key support, users can now get a physical USB key through third-party providers… Read More

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Mobile Marketing Company Fiksu Takes On $10M In Debt Funding From Silicon Valley Bank

Screen Shot 2014-10-21 at 10.07.35 AM Mobile marketing and ad tech company Fiksu announced this morning $10 million in debt funding from Silicon Valley Bank, after a year which saw it hiring 100 new employees, bringing its total headcount to 300, and seeing revenues of over $100 million. The company today claims it has 800 customers, including big-name brands like Coca-Cola, Disney, Topps, Dunkin’ Donuts and Groupon using… Read More

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Bigcommerce and Alibaba.com Announce Site Integration

Alibaba NYSE Flags 3 Bigcommerce, an online store platform for small-to-medium sized businesses and Alibaba.com announced an integration today that will allow Bigcommerce’s merchants to source goods directly from Alibaba.com through its platform. Read More

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Microsoft Drops Nokia Name, Sticks With ‘Lumia’ For Windows Phones

nokia-no-more After a long and complicated relationship that first involved just a close partnership with Nokia handling hardware duties, and then Microsoft acquiring Nokia’s phone-making business during what appeared to be a fairly acrimonious separation, there will be no more confusion as to who’s making first-party Windows Phone hardware going forward: they’ll be called just… Read More

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Apple Patent Hints Remote Unlocking And Trunk Operation Possible For Future CarPlay

carplay Apple has secured a new patent that suggests it may add more features and capabilities to its automotive software in the future. The patent, published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider), describes a system in which an iPhone acts as an automatic car remote control when used with head units with CarPlay-like connectivity. The patent describes how iOS devices might be used like remote… Read More

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