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North Korea launches a Netflix-style streaming service called Manbang

technewsi.altervista.org — Some days, life just throws you a giggle. Today is one of those days. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (aka North Korea) has announced a new Netflix-style on-demand streaming service. It's called Manbang. In Korean, 'ma...

North Korea launches a Netflix-style streaming service called Manbang

techcrunch.com — Some days, life just throws you a giggle. Today is one of those days. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (aka North Korea) has announced a new Netflix-style on-demand streaming service. It's called Manbang. In Korean, 'manbang' means 'everything.' In English-speaking countries, it has some different connotations. Obviously.

The top 7 startups from Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 1

techcrunch.com — In-flight VR entertainment and security guard drones were amongst our favorites from the 44 startups that launched at Y Combinator's Summer 2016 Demo Day 1. After querying investors and our writers, here are TechCrunch's picks for the 7 most promising companies from the first half of the batch, plus an honorable mention.

Bitfinder, makers of the Awair air monitor, inhale $4.5 million in Series A

technewsi.altervista.org — Bitfinder, the company behind the Awair air quality monitor, has today announced the close of a $4.5 million Series A funding round. The round was led by Altos Ventures, with participation from Samsung Ventures. Bitfinder first launched on the sc...

Bitfinder, makers of the Awair air monitor, inhale $4.5 million in Series A

techcrunch.com — Bitfinder, the company behind the Awair air quality monitor, has today announced the close of a $4.5 million Series A funding round. The round was led by Altos Ventures, with participation from Samsung Ventures. Bitfinder first launched on the scene as an R/GA accelerator (powered by TechStars) company in February of 2015.

Pax Labs brings in Deezer’s Tyler Goldman as new CEO

technewsi.altervista.org — Pax Labs, the folks responsible for the Ploom and the Juul and the Pax loose-leaf vaporizer, have today announced some leadership changes. Former Deezer CEO Tyler Goldman will be taking over as CEO, and Pax co-founder James Monsees will continue ...

Pax Labs brings in Deezer’s Tyler Goldman as new CEO

techcrunch.com — Pax Labs, the folks responsible for the Ploom and the Juul and the Pax loose-leaf vaporizer, have today announced some leadership changes. Former Deezer CEO Tyler Goldman will be taking over as CEO, and Pax co-founder James Monsees will continue on at the company as Chief Product Officer.

Apple acquired Gliimpse, a personal health data startup

technewsi.altervista.org — Apple has reportedly acquired health data startup Gliimpse, a company that collects and combines disparate threads of personal health info. Fast Company reports that the acquisition went down earlier this year, but there has yet to be any confirm...

Apple acquired Gliimpse, a personal health data startup

techcrunch.com — Apple has reportedly acquired health data startup Gliimpse, a company that collects and combines disparate threads of personal health info. Fast Company reports that the acquisition went down earlier this year, but there has yet to be any confirmation on the part of Gliimpse.

Frank Ocean drops Endless visual album on Apple Music

techcrunch.com — It's finally here. After four years without a new album and a few weeks of cryptic teasing, Frank Ocean has finally released... well, something. In the same vein as Beyonce's Lemonade, Ocean released a visual album called Endless exclusively on Apple Music.
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Aug 25, 2016

Grabr, the international shopping and delivery platform, picks up $3.5 million  http://wp.me/p1FaB8-5LAX 

Aug 24, 2016

North Korea launches a Netflix-style streaming service called Manbang  http://wp.me/p1FaB8-5LsS 

Aug 23, 2016

last night my gf brought home dumplings for dinner and i'm STILL amped about it ... @mimichengs people!

Aug 23, 2016

Bitfinder, makers of the Awair air monitor, inhale $4.5 million in Series A  http://wp.me/p1FaB8-5LgK 


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