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John Biggs

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East Coast Editor and Co-Host, TechCrunch Radio — TechCrunch

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Applications are open now for our Hardware Battlefield at CES 2017 — Do you make the hardest of things, hardware? We want you to compete in our Hardware Alley, our premier startup competition at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. You will have the chance to show your amazing products to representatives from major retailers, VCs, and other notables and you'll climb far above the usual CES noise.

Researchers sabotage 3D printer files to destroy a drone — Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), the University of South Alabama, and Singapore University of Technology and Design have successfully injected malicious code into a computer which, in turn, added invisible commands to a file containing a 3D model of a drone propeller.

I choose you, Romain Jerome Pokemon watch! — Pika, pika, my friends! Romain Jerome, lover of all things pop culture, has just released a limited edition Pokemon watch. The watch, which features Pikachu doing his traditional Japanese dance of electrified joy, is available in a limited edition of 20 pieces and costs a nice, round $20,000.

YouTube is now available on your Dish DVR — YouTube, everyone's favorite source for Adele lyric videos and ASMR-inducing paper crinkles, is joining Netflix and other on-demand services on the Dish Hopper 3 DVR. The service will appear on channel 371 and as a standalone "app" in the main menu.

Sailing away with the Tavolara Vintage from Spinnaker — I like orange, and I like green. For a nice beater to wear about town or woods, the Spinnaker Tavolara Vintage SP-5037 fits the bill and is nice to look at to boot. The Spinnaker Tavolara SP-5037 starts with a stainless steel case, whose sides are not polished at all, and caps it with a polished smooth bezel.

The Husarion CORE2 is a brain for your death-dealing robotic projects — As we approach the coming robot apocalypse it helps to know your enemy. In most cases our enemies will be made by other robots and their alien engineering will be very difficult to understand. But if they use the Husarion Core 2 at least we'll vaguely understand what we're up against.

Technotopia 034 with Laura Dawson — This week on the show we talk to Laura Dawson, CEO of NumericaGurus. Dawson is an expert on publishing and metadata and has a great deal to say on the future of books. [Download MP3]

Sample Focus lets you create block-rocking beats with DRM-free samples — Does your ghost need more "Oooooo?" Does your zombie need a foot scraping against a dirty floor? Do you need some ambient sounds to cover up the screams of the damned? Sample Focus has what you need for free. The interface is simple: you look for a sound - baby, drumbeat, crickets - and download it.

How the CEE can win after Brexit - impactCEE — When an old, respected fool stumbles the wise woman publicly mourns and privately prepares. There is no better time, then for the CEE to take over, evidently, in a world in which the major financial and tech centers of Europe no longer wish to play a part.

To Do: Impact CEE, Barclays Techstars Tel-Aviv & Fintech Poland Community Meetup - impactCEE — Come and join us for a meet-up with Barclays Techstars Tel Aviv Accelerator on Wednesday October 26th at Campus Warsaw. Yasmin and Liron from Techstars are coming to Poland to meet with fintech community and scout for interesting start-ups that would take part in a three month acceleration program in Tel-Aviv.
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Oct 21, 2016

RT @PJVogt: I would like to be as happy about anything as Joe Biden is about finding two quarters (via @bfp_news)

Oct 21, 2016

RT @steve_wein: without trust, capitalism and markets cannot continue to deliver the gains they delivered in past centuries - @potus

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