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  • newThe White House hopes tech employees will drive government innovation
    The Trump administration has a major ask to make of big tech companies. In a meeting at the White House today, officials will ask Amazon, Microsoft, Google and IBM, among others, to make it easier for employees to do stints in the government. It’s…
    - 16 mins ago 22 Oct 18, 3:25pm -
  • newPair Eyewear, the customizable glasses brand for kids, raises $1 million
    Pair Eyewear, the customizable glasses brand for kids, has today announced the close of a $1 million Seed round, with investors including Corigin Ventures, Outbound Ventures, Precursor Ventures, and Bolt Ventures. The company has a simple premise: Pa…
    - 44 mins ago 22 Oct 18, 2:57pm -
  • newGjemeni puts your couch in a box
    Gjemeni, pronounced Gemini, is a new furniture-on-demand service from founder Sean Pathiratne. The company offers decidedly tech-forward furniture that comes in a single box and can be assembled by anyone in a few minutes. Pathiratne sees his company…
    - 1 hour ago 22 Oct 18, 2:23pm -
  • neweBay launches Instant Selling, a new trade-in service for smartphones
    eBay today launched a new service to help users unload their old smartphones on its online marketplace. With eBay Instant Selling, as the service is called, consumers can list their device info, add images, then receive an instant voucher that can be…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 18, 1:53pm -
  • newMinds, the blockchain-based social network, grabs a $6M Series A
    Minds, a decentralized social network, has raised $6 million in Series A funding from Medici Ventures, Overstock.com’s venture arm. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne will join the Minds Board of Directors. What is a decentralized social network? The crea…
    - 3 hours ago 22 Oct 18, 12:55pm -
  • newPulumi raises $15M for its infrastructure as code platform
    Pulumi, a Seattle-based startup that lets developers specify and manage their cloud infrastructure using the programming language they already know, today announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A funding round led by Madrona Venture Group.…
    - 4 hours ago 22 Oct 18, 12:00pm -
  • newGoogle Home Hub review
    Shortly after announcing the Home Hub, a Google exec told me the timing was simply about “getting the product right.” Still, it’s curious launching your own entry in the space more than half a year after a trio of hardware partners debuted thei…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Oct 18, 11:00am -
  • newDon’t miss Q&A Sessions at Disrupt Berlin 2018
    Every TechCrunch Disrupt Main Stage features an incredible roster of speakers representing the best and brightest leaders, luminaries and legends at the crossroads of startups, technology, entrepreneurism and investment. It’s an opportunity to hear…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Oct 18, 11:00am -
  • newDisrupt Berlin 2018 early-bird pricing ends in three days
    What could be better than spending two adrenaline-packed days at Disrupt Berlin 2018 focused on the best of everything coming out of Europe’s early-stage startup scene? Saving up to €500 while doing it, that’s what. Just think about how much R…
    - 8 hours ago 22 Oct 18, 8:00am -
  • newAddison Lee and Oxbotica ink self-driving deal, will offer autonomous car services in London by 2021
    After undertaking a year-long investigation with Ford and four other mobility specialists on how to build self-driving systems that integrate with London’s existing transport infrastructure, Addison Lee today is announcing the next step in its auto…
    - 17 hours ago 21 Oct 18, 11:00pm -

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