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Why Your Next Package Will Be Delivered By An Uber

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uberrush2 Geographic saturation is the key to network effects and profitability in the ridesharing business. The more drivers Uber or Lyft have in a given region, the faster the pick-up times, the better the customer experience, and the more rider demand — which in turn allows drivers to earn more money, and attracts more drivers to the network.

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Apple's iPhone 7 Secret Camera Project Revealed

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Big changes could come sooner than we thought.

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SpaceX’s CRS-7 Mission Ends In Catastrophic Failure, Loss Of Vehicle

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screen-rocket LATEST: Watch the NASA press conference above, which should begin no earlier than 12:30 PM ET, to learn more about what happened during today’s failed CRS-7 mission launch. Here’s a video of the explosion of the unmanned Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule: UPDATE: The SpaceX rocket seems to have broken apart entirely in what looks like a major mission failure.

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Earth-Moon Combination Is Likely Very Rare, Study Confirms

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Some 4.53 billion years ago --- roughly 300 million years into the history of our early solar system --- a Mars-sized planetary impactor slammed our young planet virtually head on.  The collision cast dust and debris and a sizeable portion of our mantle and crust into Earth orbit and eventually [...]

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Move Over Tesla: Samsung Jumps Into Driver's Seat On Electric Car Development

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk set the automotive world abuzz last week when he announced at the company’s shareholder meeting that he has personally been testing new auto-pilot feature in his own vehicle. He then suggested that technology for a “driverless” Tesla will be ready within the next three years. While Tesla [...]

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iOS 9 Code Suggests 12.93-Inch 'iPad Pro' Could Have 2732×2048 Display

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Taiwanese iOS developer Hiraku Wang has shared further iOS 9 beta code (via Steven Troughton-Smith) that suggests the 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" could have a 2,732×2,048 pixels display at 264 PPI based on Apple's @2x high-resolution modifier.

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Time Spent In Apps Up 63 Percent Over Past Two Years, But Apps Used Monthly Show Little Change

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apps-ios7 Today’s app stores each may host well over a million apps, but consumers only use roughly 26 or 27 of these per month, according to new data from Nielsen out today. However, the time they spend engaging with those apps is increasing – up 63 percent over the past two years, the study found.

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Google's Newest 'Moonshot': Improve Life In Cities

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Google tapped a close collaborator of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to launch a new company designed to improve life in cities

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'Angry Birds Transformers' Adds Female Robots In Disguise

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Although Angry Birds Transformers has been available globally for some time, it's been missing one important feature -- a female character.

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Startups Are Hard In 100 Different Ways

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sisyphus The most important part of your startup is your brain. If your brain is not okay, then you are not okay and your startup will also not be okay. As a founder, your brain’s most common state will be stressed out. Anxiety, worry, and sleeplessness are expected. This is because you are trying to do something big with limited resources and time.

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Sextronauts Want Your Help Funding The First Porno Shot In Space

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Screen Shot 2015-06-11 at 10.10.36 AM Another day, another attempt to shoot a crowdfunded pornographic film in space for three million dollars. PornHub has created an Indiegogo page to help support their effort to film the first porn in space, the aptly titled SEXPLORATION.

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New Mobile Game Developer Ministry Raises €1.8M Seed To Build A Dream Games Team

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Screen Shot 2015-06-11 at 18.16.46 Ministry, a new mobile game developer based in Helsinki has raised €1.8M in funding from Index Ventures, Initial Capital, Sunstone Capital and Proxy Ventures, among others.
To put that in context, Index backed Supercell; Initial backed Supercell and Super Evil Mega Corporation; Sunstone has backed multiple games companies; and Proxy was founded by the creators of Supercell

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Facebook Open-Sources Infer To Help Developers Identify Bugs Before They’re Shipped

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16724650199_76465b19f9_o Facebook today announced that it is open sourcing Infer, a static program analyzer the company uses internally to find bugs in mobile code before it’s shipped. Internally, the company uses this tool to analyze the Facebook apps for Android and iOS, Facebook Messenger, Instagram and others.

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Apple Could Unveil Next iPhones in August, Launch to Follow in September

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iphone6_6plus_newKGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a respectable track record at reporting on Apple's upcoming product plans, has issued a research note to clients that claims Apple will announce its next iPhones in August ahead of a September launch.

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Twitter’s New Search Results Interface Expands To All Web Users

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twitter-search Twitter is now rolling out a new search results interface to all logged-in users on the web, introducing a cleaner look-and-feel and more filtering options that let you sort results by top tweets, “live” tweets, accounts, photos, videos, news and more.

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Clutter Raises $2M To Expand Its On-Demand Storage Service

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Clutter Storage Los Angeles-based, on-demand storage startup Clutter has raised $2 million to acquire more customers in areas it operates in and expand to Orange County and San Diego over the coming months.
Clutter founder Brian Thomas told TechCrunch last week that his startup’s big technology differentiator is that it owns its own software stack, letting it skip legacy warehouse management systems&#8

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AfterCollege Acquires CollegeFeed To Support Recent Grads Hunting For Jobs

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after-college AfterCollege, a platform supporting entry-level jobs and internships for recent college grads, just acquired CollegeFeed, a social network for job-seeking college students started by a former Googler. CollegeFeed, started by Sanjeev Agrawal and Aman Khanna, helps students from universities like Stanford and Carnegie Mellon connect with entry-level jobs.

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The MiTagg NuDock Is A Slick Way To Charge Your iPhone And Apple Watch Together

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NuDock Power Station iPhone Apple Watch The MiTagg NuDock is a power station for your phone, watch, an included portable battery, and a third device via a hidden high-power USB port. It’s made from brush aluminum and will come in the same silver or space grey colors as Apple’s phones and laptops.

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Apple Watch Reservations Will Be Limited to One Per Customer

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Apple WatchApple Watch reservations for in-store pickup will be limited to one per customer through Apple's Reserve and Pickup service, MacRumors has learned.

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Highball Is A Classy iPhone App For Classy Cocktails

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highball_hero_out Highball is a new iPhone app from Studio Neat, prolific fun guys and makers of cool things ranging from the Glif smartphone tripod mount, to the Cosmonaut stylus, to the Neat transparent ice cube making set.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Anger Exposes iPhone 6 Plus Hypocrisy

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Samsung is angry, but it should look no further than itself.

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Rumored iPad Mini 4 Rear Shell With iPad Air 2 Design Elements Shown Off in New Video

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When Apple launched the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3 in late 2014, many people were disappointed with the iPad mini update, which essentially just added Touch ID to the existing iPad mini 2 with no other external design changes. Since then, there have been a few rumors suggesting Apple is working on an iPad mini 4 update that includes iPad Air 2 design elements like a thinner body.

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Mercedes Will Build Pickup Truck With Nissan That Will Sell In U.S.

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After the shock of finding out that Mercedes-Benz was entering the pickup truck market came the puzzle that if the project went ahead, it wouldn’t be sold in the U.S., where pickups are huge. The puzzle was solved by Tuesday’s announcement from Mercedes it will build the new pickup with its [...]

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Tesla’s New Entry-Level Model S 70D Adds All-Wheel Drive And 240 Mile Range

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tesla-model-s-white Tesla has a new entry-level Model S, called the 70D, which offers a 70 kWh battery and all-wheel drive, and which replaces the entry-level Model S 60 in the range. The new 70D offers 240 miles of maximum range, vs. just 2018 for the outgoing entry-level rear-wheel drive base Model S, but will also cost $5,000 more to start with a beginning price of $74,900.

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DealStruck Raises $8.3 Million In Equity Financing To Grow Even If The Economy Tanks

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EthanSenturia Dealstruck[2] Ethan Senturia wants his startup DealStruck, which specializes in securing loans for small businesses, to be around for the next 40 years — even if that means surviving a few economic downturns. To do that, the company said it raised $8.3 million in venture financing today. The company also said it secured a $50 million credit facility as part of the financing announcement.

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