Uber’s new in-app navigation is designed specifically for Uber drivers

Uber’s new in-app navigation is designed specifically for Uber drivers
 Uber’s driver-facing app is getting big changes to its navigation experience, something Uber is doing to try to help make it easier for drivers to do their job without having to worry too much about switching apps or trusting navigations software designed primarily for consumer use. The new Uber navigation experience is an upgrade from what was available in the iOS driver app previously,… Read More


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Facebook Stories, yet another Snapchat clone, is rolling out to users worldwide

Facebook Stories, yet another Snapchat clone, is rolling out to users worldwide
 Facebook is introducing yet another feature that clones Snapchat Stories to its massive global userbase. Facebook Stories, a feature that puts photos that disappear after 24 hours at the top of the Facebook mobile app, appears to be rolling out to a large number of users across the world. Facebook Stories isn’t available to all users, however. The feature was first tested among users… Read More


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Twitter adds lacrosse to its live streamed sports lineup

Twitter adds lacrosse to its live streamed sports lineup
 Twitter today announced another content partnership to bring more live-streamed sports to its social network – this time, with the National Lacrosse League, of all things. While clearly not as popular as the NFL, which Twitter inked a deal with last year, lacrosse represents an opportunity for Twitter to build out a network of sports programming that TV channels don’t want and… Read More


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Campaign Monitor acquires Tagga to boost email marketing with customer data

Campaign Monitor acquires Tagga to boost email marketing with customer data
 Email marketing company Campaign Monitor is announcing that it has acquired Tagga. Founded in 2008, Tagga is a customer data platform, which means businesses can use it to combine user data from different source and create different segments to target with marketing campaigns. Campaign Monitor CEO Alex Bard said that as personalization becomes a key part of email marketing, platforms like… Read More


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Prominent Twitter accounts compromised after third-party app Twitter Counter hacked

Prominent Twitter accounts compromised after third-party app Twitter Counter hacked
 A number of prominent Twitter accounts were hacked to tweet Nazi messages after Twitter Counter, a popular tool for analyzing Twitter followers, was hacked. Official Twitter accounts belonging to Amnesty International, Forbes and other prominent organizations, not to mention many regular users, were accessed to post swastikas and other Nazi-related messages in a move thought to be… Read More


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Apple is opening new stores in Downtown Miami, Cologne and Nanjing

Apple is opening new stores in Downtown Miami, Cologne and Nanjing
 While Apple’s retail team is currently remodeling all its stores, the company is also opening brand new stores around the world. Apple is opening a flagship store in Downtown Miami, a new store in a historic building in Cologne and a third store in Nanjing.
Last weekend, Apple reopened the 35th remodeled store across 18 different states. “Almost 50 percent of the stores in the U.S. Read More


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N26 now has 300,000 customers and adds 1,000 users per day

N26 now has 300,000 customers and adds 1,000 users per day
 You’d think it would be a bit harder to get new users when your startup is a bank. But N26 is now available in 17 different European countries and has opened 300,000 bank accounts for its user base. Currently, a thousand people sign up to N26 every day. The vast majority of the user base still lives in Germany and Austria, but other countries are catching up quickly as more than half of… Read More


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Burda brings its global investment fund to Southeast Asia

Burda brings its global investment fund to Southeast Asia
 German media giant Hubert Burda is diving into Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem after its investment arm opened an office in Singapore. Burda, founded in 1898, is anchored in print media. Despite publishing more than 250 titles across the world, it has forayed into digital with some success through acquisitions and new business units. Unlike other print giants, its digital… Read More


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Wie gates! Disrupt! TechCrunch takes its biggest European event back to Berlin

Wie gates! Disrupt! TechCrunch takes its biggest European event back to Berlin
 Guten Tag, European startup fans! TechCrunch is thrilled to announce that we are headed back to the Arena Berlin in the heart of Berlin, Germany for Disrupt Berlin 2017. Although Disrupt is returning to Berlin after a three-year stint in London, this is not to be thought of as a purely “Berlin” event. This is our European event, which happens to be in Berlin. So we want startups… Read More


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Uber rival Grab expands its engineering team with new offices in India and Vietnam

Uber rival Grab expands its engineering team with new offices in India and Vietnam
 Grab, the main rival to Uber in Southeast Asia, is expanding its engineering footprint after announcing new development centers in India and Vietnam.
The company last month announced plans to open an engineering center in Jakarta, Indonesia, so the addition of bases in Bangalore, India and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, will take it to six R&D locations worldwide. The others are Singapore… Read More


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