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Instacart, PlateJoy partner to deliver recommended groceries to dieters

grocery_being_delivered_instacart The makers of a virtual nutritionist app, PlateJoy, have partnered with Instacart to offer same-day delivery of the foods that they recommended to users through the PlateJoy app A subscription to PlateJoy costs $59 for six months. Users get food recommendations for themselves and family, cooking tips and recipes, and access to a personal nutritionist they can consult through PlateJoy. Founder… Read More

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With News Deeply Lara Setrakian has created a new model of impact journalism

mother child 2  (1) In 2013 Lara Setrakian was fed up with the news business. A longtime correspondent for both ABC News and Bloomberg Television, Setrakian had reported in and on the Middle East for years. From the Iran election crisis in 2009 to the Arab Spring uprisings throughout 2011, Setrakian spent her days witnessing events whose aftershocks are still felt throughout the geopolitical landscape. But… Read More

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India’s MobiKwik raises $50M for its mobile wallet service

mobikwik The increase of smartphone ownership in India is fueling the rise of mobile wallets in India. One company leading the charge, MobiKwik, has topped up its own funds with a $50 million Series C round announced today. Read More

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Pilot your grandparents in a battle against death in Coffin Dodgers

Ooh that's dark... Coffin Dodgers is named for the slang expression for the geriatric. It’s a racing game where instead of motorbikes, cars or skateboards, you are on a race against death on mobility scooters. Yes, it’s every bit as ridiculous as it sounds. Tasteless? Perhaps, but also a tremendous amount of fun. The game has been on Steam for a while, and is launching on Xbox One later this week and… Read More

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Leka, a spherical robot designed for children with special needs, seeks funding on Indiegogo

Leka “There are not a lot of toys targeted at children with special needs,” says Ladislas de Toldi. “Because of their special needs, it’s harder for them to focus and progress. So how do you make an exceptional child learn and progress?”
The Paris-based engineer is making the hard sell for Leka over the phone, a few days ahead of launching the company’s big… Read More

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Formlabs acquires Pinshape, an online 3D printing community/marketplace

Formlabs Form 2 Tabletop By the time the Form 1 began shipping to Kickstarter backers, the market was already flooded with countless 3D printers built around the same basic plastic extruding technology.
But Formlabs offered something different. The Massachusetts-based startup eschewed the RepRap process offered up in popular consumer machines from companies like MakerBot and 3D Systems in favor of a more complex… Read More

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Google.org announces $250,000 in grants for the Flint, Michigan water crisis

This Jan. 21, 2016 photo shows the water tower at the Flint, Mich., water plant. Flint’s mayor has floated a shockingly high price to fix the city’s lead-contamination problem, saying it could millions to replace damaged pipes. (Perry Rech/American Red Cross via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT Google’s charitable arm is today announcing several grants and donations aimed at helping the residents of Flint, Michigan respond to their ongoing water crisis. With a total amount of $250,000, the funds will be used to pay several local researchers and address health concerns connected with drinking the poisoned water. The cash won’t solve the crisis. The city and state estimate… Read More

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Yes, it’s early May, but here are some new HP back-to-school Pavilion PCs

HP Pavilion It’s May, and students everywhere are making last-minute preparations for the prom and eagerly watching the clocks tick down to summer break. But HP’s here to remind you that back-to-school season is just around that next corner, as the world continues mercilessly spinning forward. The computer maker’s got a big lead on the fall with a new series of devices aimed at… Read More

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Payment startup Zooz raises $24 million as global fintech looks for standards

payments Zooz’s series C round more than doubles the total amount invested in the company to $40.5 million, raised in four rounds. The latest round included Fang Fund, iAngels, Kreos Capital and existing investors Blumberg Capital, lool ventures, Rhodium, Claltech (Access Industries’ Israeli tech vehicle), XSeed Capital, CampOne Ventures and angel investor Eilon Tirosh. Read More

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AdBlock Plus teams up with Flattr to help readers pay publishers

mobile payments Ad blockers are often painted as the enemy of online publishers, but sometimes things are more complicated. AdBlock Plus, for example, just announced that they’re working with startup Flattr on a new product that allows readers to pay the publishers who produce the content they read, listen to and watch. As a result of the partnership, AdBlock Plus said it has also made a small investment… Read More

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