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TechCrunchAs payment solutions proliferate and calls for standardization mount, Israel-based payment platform startup Zooz said it has closed a $24 million led by Target Global Ventures, to expand globally and bolster its products and services. Zooz’s series C … (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); and more …read more From::...

CDA NewsAlphabet’s Google has purchased Toronto-based startup Synergyse, an interactive training service for the search giant’s Apps for Work. The acquisition is aimed at helping drive apps adoption and teach other companies how to take advantage of their …Google has acquired Google Apps training firm SynergyseSiliconANGLE (blog)Google’s...

ZDNetA Los Angeles judge has granted the FBI a warrant which compelled a suspect to unlock her iPhone using her fingerprint. We’ve hardly finished the high-profile battle between Apple and the FBI concerning the encryption and unlocking of a San Bernardino …Court forces woman to provide fingerprint to unlock her iPhoneBGRCourt Orders Suspect To Unlock...

Visa launches startup challengeBusiness InsiderVisa announced the launch of the second iteration of its “Everywhere Initiative,” which poses three business challenges to startups and asks them to develop potential solutions. The challenge, which debuted in 2015, is expanding to multiple countries … …read more From:: Startup Tech News From Google News (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ...

eWeekThe company is creating a design for a standalone VR headset that doesn’t rely on a smartphone, like more-costly units from Oculus and HTC. Samsung is developing an advanced, stand-alone VR headset that won’t require a user to link it to a compatible …Business news roundup, May 3SFGateOculus to frustrated preorder customers: Go get a Rift...

ForbesSilicon Valley-based firms such as Apple and Uber have in their own ways revolutionised their industries. So have startups from Stockholm, such as Skype and Spotify. In Tokyo you will find a dazzling array of inventive technology, from toilets that … (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); and more …read more From:: Startup...

New York TimesYoung people checking their cellphones in São Paulo, Brazil, on Monday, after a judge ordered the messaging service WhatsApp shut down for 72 hours. Credit Andre Penner/Associated Press. RIO DE JANEIRO — WhatsApp, a messaging service owned by …Brazil orders cell phone carriers to block WhatsApp for 72 hoursTechCrunch100 million Brazilians...

TechCrunchNow that SoundCloud has inked licensing deals with all of the big music rightsholders, the startup is wasting no time rolling out subscription services and advertising to a wider number of markets to better monetise its 175 million users, and to …SoundCloud’s music subscription goes international; first stop the UK and IrelandVentureBeatSoundCloud...

InformationWeekThe creation of Capital One Wallet is an example of how a large financial services IT organization can move like a startup and think like a design firm, transforming business expectations in the process. Their work earned them the No. 1 spot in the … (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); …read more From:: Startup...

Detroit Free PressA Detroit-based start-up company is aiming to revolutionize the cheaper end of the smartphone market with a pay-as-you-go data service that charges as little as 25 cents a day for Internet use. The smartphone service by Lunar Labs, which rolled out … …read more From:: Startup Tech News From Google News (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...

Ars TechnicaLaw prof: “I still decline to use my fingerprint out of an abundance of caution!” by Cyrus Farivar – May 2, 2016 2:49pm PDT. Share · Tweet · Email · Google · Reddit · 84 · Kārlis Dambrāns. Further Reading. Virginia judge: Police can demand a suspect …Your phone’s biggest vulnerability is your fingerprintThe VergeWhy...

Cinema BlendThe Mighty No. 9 project from legendary developer Keiji Inafune finally has a release date. The game has officially gone gold (which means development on the gold master is final) and they expect the title to release on June 21 in North America and …Mighty No. 9 Goes Gold, Launch Date RevealedGame RantMighty No. 9 gets release date and promises...

FortuneThe search giant said on Monday that it bought a small startup called Synergyse, which developed training software for Google Apps users in 2013 that keeps them up to date about new features and gives directions about how to use products. Terms of the …Google buys startup that coaches companies on Google apps to get more companies on Google appsRe/codeGoogle...

BloombergWhether Craig Steven Wright is the creator of bitcoin that he claims to be, a potentially more important mystery remains: Where is the substantial pile of the initial digital currency he is believed to own and does the inventor plan to sell it? Wright …Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skepticalReutersExperts Call Craig Wright a Con...

With Banks’ Help, Startup Rolls Out Open Source BlockchainAmerican BankerCapital One Financial, Citigroup, Fidelity Investments, First Data, Fiserv, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Nasdaq, State Street and Visa have been working with Chain over the last 18 months to help the startup develop and test the technology, called … and more …read more From:: Startup Tech News From Google News ...

VentureBeatOculus VR is preparing to launch its retail strategy even before it has fulfilled all of its preorders. Many people who preordered a Rift virtual reality headset earlier this year are still waiting for their devices while Oculus struggles with …The Oculus Rift is the worst tech gadget launch everComputerworldThe Oculus Rift VR Headset Is Coming...

Harvard Business ReviewIt’s a startup shibboleth that entrepreneurship and formal education don’t mix. For icons such as Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, so goes the lore, finishing a bachelor’s degree would have only stifled the creativity that fueled their companies to … …read more From:: Startup Tech News From Google News ...

Tech CocktailAs America’s fastest growing tech startup conference, Collision has brought thousands of startup founders, corporation CEOs and leading investors together to further the progress of the tech industry one company at a time. The two-year-old conference … and more …read more From:: Startup Tech News From Google News ...

Economic TimesDuring the InsurTech programme, startups will have access to the global expertise and insights from the Swiss Re team, mentors from the industry and technical enablement to work effectively from Swiss Re’s office in Bengaluru, the company said in a …Swiss Re announces InsurTech startup accelerator program in IndiaFirstpost all 2 news articles ...

YourStory.comRight after online grocery startup PepperTap’s shut down a few days ago, online beauty startup Amber Wellness, co-founded by former Co-founder of Housing.com Abhimanyu Dhamija and fellow IIT-ian Saurabh Goel, has shut down. They are ending their … …read more From:: Startup Tech News From Google News ...

QuartzIt is essential that employees realise they are responsible for their actions, says Paras Chopra, founder and CEO of Wingify, a Delhi-based enterprise software startup. So, a question he asks in several interviews is: “Do you believe in horoscopes?” He … …read more From:: Startup Tech News From Google News ...

Emirates 24|7Gitex Technology Week will launch and host Gitex STARTUP MOVEMENT, one of the most global startup gatherings in the world with over 30 countries represented, as it brings together entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, mentors and buyers for the first … and more …read more From:: Startup Tech News From Google News ...

News Every dayMicrosoft finally locked internet users into using Bing search engine and Edge browser for all digital searches done through its digital assistant Cortana. Microsoft has been struggling to get a much larger share of the digital search pie long …Microsoft declares Cortana search box as Bing- and Edge-only turfComputerworldMicrosoft Gets Possessive...

Broadcasting & CableThat’s not a phrase you’d normally expect anyone to ever say, but it and dozens of other phrases related to shows from Syfy are now recognized by Alexa Voice-enabled devices, including the Echo, Echo Dot, Amazon Tap and Amazon Fire TV. Working with …Amazon’s AI Assistant Hits SyFy, The First Entertainment Channel...

The weight of dreams: this young entrepreneur’s startup nearly left him bankruptTech in AsiaIt’s easy to look at the stories in the media and think that success at a startup is just a matter of having the passion to see your idea through and weather the bumps in the road. Experienced founders know that there’s quite a bit more to it than that … …read more From:: Startup Tech News From Google News ...

Daily MailSpeaking about the web platform for start-ups, Himanshu Gupta, a budding entrepreneur who has come up with a web based rental solution, said that it has become very helpful for the people like him to register as a start-up without making rounds of offices. …read more From:: Startup Tech News From Google News ...

Apple InsiderApple on Sunday released a new TV commercial, making use of the upcoming Mother’s Day holiday to further its “Shot on iPhone” marketing campaign. Unlike some other recent Apple ads, the new 30-second spot doesn’t have a conventional narrative.Apple’s Mother’s Day ad: Moms use iPhones too!The VergeApple Debuts New...