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Google Chrome For Android Will Soon Support Interactions With Bluetooth Beacons

Google Chrome For Android Will Soon Support Interactions With Bluetooth Beacons

techcrunch.com — Google announced today that it has begun to support physical beacons in its Chrome browser for Android. The feature, which has been tested in the iOS app since last summer, is heading to Chrome 49 for Android soon.

SoftBank Confirms OYO Rooms Is Buying Rival Budget Hotel Network ZO Rooms

technewsi.altervista.org — It's official - kinda - OYO Rooms, the India-based budget hotel network that has raised $125 million from investors, is buying rival ZO Rooms. Read More

SoftBank Confirms OYO Rooms Is Buying Rival Budget Hotel Network ZO Rooms

techcrunch.com — It's official - kinda - OYO Rooms, the India-based budget hotel network that has raised $125 million from investors to date, is buying rival ZO Rooms. The deal has been speculated since December, but it appears to have been confirmed by OYO Rooms investor SoftBank, which listed the transaction in its most recent financial report issued today.
Feb 10, 2016

Tfw your billion dollar investor outs your acquisition of a rival before you announce it 😉 tcrn.ch/1orMm9j pic.twitter.com/95MK8atz54

Woo Wants To Take The Hassle And Fear Out Of Job Hunting

technewsi.altervista.org — Woo, an Israeli-U.S. company, has eschewed the LinkedIn model of scale and instead taken the approach of luring highly-sought talent who can explore potential new job opportunities without commitment and, perhaps most importantly, maintaining ano...

Woo Wants To Take The Hassle And Fear Out Of Job Hunting

techcrunch.com — LinkedIn is the place where business professionals are seemingly obligated to have an account. While it is undoubtedly useful for growing your "professional network" and heavily used by recruiters across multiple industries worldwide, it isn't necessary the first place that springs to mind for exploring new roles.

Chinese Tech Group Led By Qihoo 360 Bids $1.2B For Browser Maker Opera

technewsi.altervista.org — There's been plenty of speculation around the future of browser maker Opera, and now that looks like it will soon be resolved. Today the Norway-headquartered company confirmed that it has received a $1.2 billion acquisition offer from a gro...

Chinese Tech Group Led By Qihoo 360 Bids $1.2B For Browser Maker Opera

techcrunch.com — There's been plenty of speculation around the future of browser maker Opera, and now that looks like it will soon be resolved. Today the Norway-headquartered company confirmed that it has received a $1.2 billion acquisition offer from a group fronted by Chinese consumer tech companies Kunlun Tech and Qihoo 360.
Feb 10, 2016

RT @TechCrunch: Chinese Tech Group Led By Qihoo 360 Bids $1.2B For Browser Maker Opera tcrn.ch/1WdbnQq by @jonrussell

Feb 10, 2016

Looks like Opera is going Chinese — being bought for $1.2B by group fronted by Qihoo 360 & Grindr-owned Kunlun Tech techcrunch.com/2016/02/09/chi…

Gmail Now Warns Users When They Send And Receive Email Over Unsecured Connections

technewsi.altervista.org — Google is marking Safer Internet Day, which falls today, but introducing new authentication features to Gmail to help better identify emails that could be harmful or unsecured. Read More

Gmail Now Warns Users When They Send And Receive Email Over Unsecured Connections

techcrunch.com — Google is marking Safer Internet Day, which falls today, by introducing new authentication features to Gmail to help better identify emails that could be prove to be harmful or are not fully secure.
Feb 10, 2016

Google is introducing new authentication features to Gmail to help identify harmful or insecure emails secure techcrunch.com/2016/02/09/gma…

Feb 10, 2016

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Feb 11, 2016

Jeff Bezos is awesome, but he's also a Business Insider investor 😏 twitter.com/SAI/status/697…

Feb 11, 2016

BuzzFeed’s social media strategy sounds a lot like the way offline media manages print issues journalism.co.uk/news/distribut…

Feb 11, 2016

Inside Thailand’s (legendary) tear-jerker video ad industry — good read from @JeromeTaylor bangkok.coconuts.co/2016/02/11/sad…

Feb 11, 2016

RT @CatherineShu: Neumob Wants To Increase Mobile App Speeds In Southeast Asia on.tcrn.ch/l/7JDU

Feb 11, 2016

RT @gabeygoh: Distributed news: How BuzzFeed curates stories for social platforms journalism.co.uk/news/distribut…


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