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uBeam Nabs $10 Million In Funding From Upfront To Make Wireless Charging A Reality

techcrunch.com — Wireless power seems like one of those things everyone always dreams about. I mean, how great would it be to have your phone just charge while it's sitting in your pocket, with no need to plug it in?

Crowdsourced Design Marketplace Minted Raises $38M To Go After The Textile Market

techcrunch.com — E-commerce design startup Minted has big ambitions for its crowdsourced marketplace of designs, with plans to launch in a whole new product category as well as giving its artists a platform for creating new storefronts. To realize that goal, the company has raised an additional $38 million in Series D funding led by Norwest Venture Partners.

Flipboard’s New App Gets Personal By Making Topics The Center Of Attention

techcrunch.com — Flipboard has been working hard over the last few years to build an app that makes reading stories on mobile and tablet devices as engaging as flipping through a magazine. With the latest version of its app, users will be able to find and discover content that is relevant to their interests, through the introduction of topics they can follow.

Ghostface Killah - Supreme Clientele

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

techcrunch.com — On-demand home services company 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.

Fitbit Won’t Work With HealthKit Because It’s Building An Apple Watch Competitor

techcrunch.com — A few weeks ago, Fitbit publicly admitted that it had no plans to follow the growing crowd of fitness trackers and apps that are rushing to integrate with Apple's HealthKit and Health app. In response, it seems, Apple has pulled Fitbit devices from its retail stores.

Lobster Is A Marketplace For Licensing Affordable User-Generated Content

techcrunch.com — For marketers, digital agencies, and web publishers, finding media they can use as part of their digital campaigns or on their websites can be a pain. Today if they want to use imagery from around the web, they need to either find content that is freely available as part of a creative commons license or license it from various professional media clearinghouses.

Resilience Is Key To Success For Most Startups, According To YC’s Justin Kan

techcrunch.com — Lots of startups start with good ideas, but few of them become huge successes. More important than a good idea to their success is just having the resilience required to keep going even if your idea isn't so great, Y Combinator partner Justin Kan said at Disrupt Europe 2014.

It’s Not Fair To Call Ozon An Amazon Clone, CEO Maelle Gavet Says

techcrunch.com — As the largest e-commerce store in its region, Ozon has been called the "Amazon.com of Russia." But this morning on stage at Disrupt EU: London, Ozon CEO Maelle Gavet shot down the notion that her company should be called an Amazon clone.

With $2M In Funding, AirMedia Aims To Be The Syndication Platform For Premium Video

techcrunch.com — With more viewers than ever tuning into digital video services, premium publishers are looking for more ways to get in front of those audiences. With a syndication network built specifically for video, a startup called AirMedia hopes to find new distribution for premium publishers.
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Nov 01, 2014

@kylebrussell maybe you should hang out with non-awful people

Nov 01, 2014

OMG just got kicked out of Casanova WTF

Oct 31, 2014

RT @waltwhitmanpoem: The same old blood! the same red-running blood!

Oct 31, 2014


Oct 31, 2014

@michaelwprice what kind of smart tv was it? is the privacy policy available online?

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