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The Most Curated News in the World of Innovation & Digital Technology

Twitter acquires social podcasting app Breaker, team to help build Twitter Spaces
Twitter acquires social podcasting app Breaker, team to help build Twitter Spaces

- 2 days ago
Twitter has acquired social broadcasting app Breaker, the companies announced today via a combination of blog posts and tweets. The deal will see Breaker’s team joining Twitter to help “improve the health of the public conversation” on the service, as well as…...

Indian electronics and lifestyle brand Boat raises $100 million from Warburg Pincus
Indian electronics and lifestyle brand Boat raises $100 million from Warburg Pincus

- 1 day ago
Boat, an electronics and lifestyle startup in India, has raised $100 million in a new financing round that many independent investors termed as the most successful hardware startup story in the world’s second largest internet market. An affiliate of Warburg P…...

Niantic buys competitive gaming platform Mayhem
Niantic buys competitive gaming platform Mayhem

- 1 day ago
Pokémon GO creator Niantic has acquired a small SF gaming startup building a league and tournament organization platform to help gamers create their own......

Jack Ma’s absence from public eye sparks Twitter discussions
Jack Ma’s absence from public eye sparks Twitter discussions

- 2 days ago
The world’s attention is on Jack Ma’s whereabouts after reports noted the billionaire founder of Alibaba and Ant Group had been absent from public view since late October. On October 24, Ma delivered fiery remarks against China’s financial system to an audien…...

Udaan E-Commerce Startup Raises $280 Million From Tencent, Others
Udaan E-Commerce Startup Raises $280 Million From Tencent, Others

- 7 hours ago
Udaan, a homegrown business-to-business e-commerce startup, has raised $280 million (roughly Rs. 2,046 crores), it said Wednesday, as it seeks to serve more mom-and-pop businesses that are buying products online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic....

Google to add App Store privacy labels to its iOS apps as soon as this week
Google to add App Store privacy labels to its iOS apps as soon as this week

- 20 hours ago
Contrary to reports, Google is not delaying updates to its iOS apps because it doesn’t want to comply with Apple’s recently announced App Store Privacy Labels policy. The new policy, a part of the company’s larger privacy push, requires developers to disclose…...

Italy court orders Facebook to pay $5 million in damages for copying app
Italy court orders Facebook to pay $5 million in damages for copying app

Reuters UK - 1 day ago
A Milan-based appeals court on Tuesday ordered Facebook to pay 3.83 million euros ($4.70 million) in damages to an Italian software development company for copying an app, a court document seen by Reuters showed....

Amazon is developing a new Alexa-powered home device that uses radar to detect sleep apnea, sources say (AMZN)
Amazon is developing a new Alexa-powered home device that uses radar to detect sleep apnea, sources say (AMZN)

- 1 day ago
Summary List PlacementAmazon is working on a new Alexa-powered device that can track and detect sleep apnea, Business Insider has learned. The palm-sized device is designed to sit on a nightstand, using contactless technology to monitor the sleeping disorder,…...

Trump Bans Alipay and 7 Other Chinese Apps
Trump Bans Alipay and 7 Other Chinese Apps

- 20 hours ago
The White House took a surprise parting shot at China on Tuesday by banning the popular Chinese payment service and other applications....

Amazon eyes launching its computer science education program in India
Amazon eyes launching its computer science education program in India

- 1 week ago
Amazon is planning to extend its computer science program Future Engineer to India, demonstrating its growing interest in the education space in the world’s second largest internet market. In a job recruitment post, the company said that initial research for …...

Google pilots a search feature that aggregates short-form videos from TikTok and Instagram
Google pilots a search feature that aggregates short-form videos from TikTok and Instagram

- 1 week ago
Google is testing a new feature that will surface Instagram and TikTok videos in their own dedicated carousel in the Google app for mobile devices — a move that could help the company retain users in search of social video entertainment from fully leaving Goo…...

Apple’s lawsuit against Corellium has been partly thrown out
Apple’s lawsuit against Corellium has been partly thrown out

- 1 week ago
Back in August of last year Apple filed a lawsuit against the virtualization software company Corellium, arguing that the product infringed its copyright and later adding claims that Corellium’s product violates the DMCA. While the DMCA claims will still need…...

Trump’s call for $2,000 stimulus check divides GOP
Trump’s call for $2,000 stimulus check divides GOP

- 1 week ago
President Donald Trump‘s criticism and refusal to sign the $900 billion coronavirus relief bill has left Republican senators divided and will leave many......

DigiBoxx becomes the first indigenous tech startup to enter the Digital Asset Management business
DigiBoxx becomes the first indigenous tech startup to enter the Digital Asset Management business

YourStory - 2 weeks ago
India saw the launch of its first indigenous digital asset management SaaS platform, DigiBoxx, on December 22, 2020. DigiBoxx is an intelligent Indian digital file storage,sharing and managem...

Miami Mayor ‘Exploring’ Ideas in Crypto Governance
Miami Mayor ‘Exploring’ Ideas in Crypto Governance

- 2 weeks ago
Francis Suarez is open to everything from blockchain voting to tokenization....

How Rural China Became an Engine for Global Consumer Capitalism
How Rural China Became an Engine for Global Consumer Capitalism

- 4 weeks ago
A.Y. Li Xiaowei Wang’s Blockchain Chicken Farm surveys the tech industry in the Chinese countryside to upend the way we talk about the Internet in the West. The post How Rural China Became an Engine for Global Consumer Capitalism appeared first on The Nation....

Amazon India using Machine Learning to solve local problems
Amazon India using Machine Learning to solve local problems

- 2 weeks ago
Amazon India is also using its Artificial Intelligence engine to ensure the safety of its employees, using Bluetooth to ensure that social distancing norms were followed....

Google adds 50 more augmented reality animals to Search
Google adds 50 more augmented reality animals to Search

- 3 weeks ago
Google has added 50 new augmented reality animals to Search that you can now virtually view through your phone. “Search for your favourite animal on your Google mobile app, tap ‘View in 3D’ to see them in your space,” the tech giant tweeted. Some of the new a…...

Now Oracle's exiting California for Texas. Will the last one in Silicon Valley, please turn out the lights?
Now Oracle's exiting California for Texas. Will the last one in Silicon Valley, please turn out the lights?

Fox Business - 3 weeks ago

  1. Now Oracle's exiting California for Texas. Will the last one in Silicon Valley, please turn out the lights?  Fox Business
  2. Oracle joins Silicon Valley’s Texas exodus  Ars Technica
  3. Oracle moves headquarters from Silicon Valley to Tex…...

iPhone Manufacturing Workers Allegedly Arrested and Beaten in India During Salary Protests
iPhone Manufacturing Workers Allegedly Arrested and Beaten in India During Salary Protests

- 2 weeks ago
Around 60-70 workers were allegedly injured Saturday as they protested against a two-month absence of pay....

Reddit acquires Dubsmash, the TikTok competitor that's older than TikTok
Reddit acquires Dubsmash, the TikTok competitor that's older than TikTok

- 3 weeks ago
Reddit has acquired Dubsmash, the lipsyncing video app which launched in 2014 and was largely supplanted when TikTok showed up.  Announced via Reddit's blog on Sunday, the annexing of Dubsmash's 12-person team to Reddit's 700-strong horde is the popular websi…...

Amazon's weirdly judgy fitness tracking bracelet is now on sale
Amazon's weirdly judgy fitness tracking bracelet is now on sale

- 3 weeks ago
After coming out earlier this year on an invite-only basis, Amazon’s Halo Band activity tracker is now available to anyone in the US who wants to buy one. You can purchase the wearable for $100 on Amazon and Best Buy. It’s available in three colors: black, bl…...

China's Alibaba, Tencent Unit Fined Under Anti-Monopoly Law

U.S. News & World Report - 3 weeks ago
China's Alibaba, Tencent Unit Fined Under Anti-Monopoly Law  U.S. News & World Report...

Watch SpaceX launch its new and improved cargo Dragon spacecraft for the first time
Watch SpaceX launch its new and improved cargo Dragon spacecraft for the first time

- 1 month ago
SpaceX is launching a new spacecraft during its 21st Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission for the International Space Station this morning. The launch is set to take off at 11:17 AM EST (8:17 AM PST) from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and will be the…...

Apple reportedly testing Intel-beating high core count Apple Silicon chips for high-end Macs
Apple reportedly testing Intel-beating high core count Apple Silicon chips for high-end Macs

- 4 weeks ago
Apple is reportedly developing a number of Apple Silicon chip variants with significantly higher core counts relative to the M1 chips that it uses in today’s MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini computers based on its own ARM processor designs. According to …...

SpaceX launches new cargo Dragon to Space Station for 100th successful Falcon 9 flight
SpaceX launches new cargo Dragon to Space Station for 100th successful Falcon 9 flight

- 1 month ago
SpaceX launched its 21st Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission for NASA to the International Space Station on Sunday, using a brand new variant of its Dragon capsule spacecraft. This new cargo Dragon has greater carrying capacity and can dock fully auton…...

TikTok ban deadline ignored as US government talks continue
TikTok ban deadline ignored as US government talks continue

- 1 month ago
A ban on the social video service TikTok won't be enforced by the U.S. government, a report claims, with the ban being overlooked while talks between the two parties continue in earnest.In late November, ByteDance was given a seven-day extension to divest its…...

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