August 2017 Archive

Read Tim Cook's letter to employees about how Apple is contributing to Harvey relief

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Pium’s smart diffuser wants to design a new user experience for your nose

 When Google Home was unveiled, many people immediately noted the smart speaker’s striking resemblance to a home fragrance diffuser. Now there’s a smart home fragrance ...

Thirstie is powering on-demand delivery for Dom Pérignon

 Booze delivery startup Thirstie is adding a new twist to its model — it’s working directly with alcohol brands, starting with Dom Pérignon, to offer ...

Dropbox Paper gets document previews and some other small updates

 Dropbox continues to tune its products as it tries to tap a bigger audience within larger companies with some updates today to its collaboration tool ...

Adtech startup Adwerx raises $4.3M as it looks to expand beyond real estate

 Adwerx is a well-known advertising and re-targeting network for real estate agents (though if you’re not in that line of business, chances are you’ve never heard ...

Nuco’s Aion network provides a way to communicate between multiple blockchains

 As blockchains begin to gain in popularity, a need is developing to enable them to communicate with one another. That would require a networking infrastructure ...

Nest unveils Thermostat E with a new design, a simpler interface, lower $169 price, and almost all the same features, shipping tomorrow (Jacob Kastrenakes/The Verge)

Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:Nest unveils Thermostat E with a new design, a simpler interface, lower $169 price, and almost all the same features, shipping ...

Leaked audio of Dara Khosrowshahi talking to Uber employees on his decision to become CEO, Daniel Ek's involvement, interactions with board members, more (JP Mangalindan/Yahoo! Finance)

JP Mangalindan / Yahoo! Finance:Leaked audio of Dara Khosrowshahi talking to Uber employees on his decision to become CEO, Daniel Ek’s involvement, interactions with board ...

Chinese medical expense crowdfunding platform Shuidi raises $24M Series A from Tencent and others, says it has helped raise $140M for 60,000+ patients (Pan Yue/China Money Network)

Pan Yue / China Money Network:Chinese medical expense crowdfunding platform Shuidi raises $24M Series A from Tencent and others, says it has helped raise $140M ...

How rural US communities are finding their own solutions to get fast broadband: using emergency services' unused radio towers, private sector partnerships, more (Kaleigh Rogers/Motherboard)

Kaleigh Rogers / Motherboard:How rural US communities are finding their own solutions to get fast broadband: using emergency services’ unused radio towers, private sector partnerships, ...

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