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London’s Tech Hiring Boom Attracts Hired, JobBox And Other Startups To The Fray

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jobbox What is it with tech jobs in London (and, lately, the rest of the UK)? Well, ask a silly question, right? Because the city and the country is going through a tech boom right now and when that happens tech startups in the recruitment space scramble to join the fray, especially in the UK capital.

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Indiegogo Darling Canary Hits Best Buy For $249

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Canary Product Line Canary, the all-in-one smart home monitoring system that launched on Indiegogo in summer of 2013, is today available in retail locations for the first time. This is a relatively big deal considering just how few crowd-funded hardware products ever make it out of the lab and into a retail location.

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Mac Calendar App Fantastical Gets An Upgrade, And A Bigger Price Tag

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Week View Fantastical, one of the more popular calendaring applications designed for Apple users on iOS and Mac, has this morning rolled out its long-anticipated upgrade to its Mac app with the release of Fantastical 2.

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August Raises $38 Million To Expand Smart Lock Retail Availability

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August Lock and App Smart Lock purveyor August has raised another $38 million in funding, bringing the company’s tally up to $50 million, the company’s co-founder Jason Johnson told TechCrunch. August’s Smart Lock attempts to reinvent the front door and rid the world of physical keys by relegating that duty to a smartphone.

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Twitter’s Promoted Tweets Can Now Run On Other Websites And Apps

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twitter nyse ipo Twitter is expanding the potential audience for its Promoted Tweet ad campaigns by syndicating them to other services, starting with Flipboard and Yahoo Japan. In a blog post about the new ad capabilities, the company notes that tweets can already “flow from Twitter to other mediums seamlessly” — so why not do the same for Twitter’s ads?

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China Now Has 557M Mobile Internet Users, Claims The Government

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China Shutterstock The China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), a government organization, has released its latest report on Internet usage (link via Google Translate). It claims mobile Internet users reached 557 million as of December 2014, a growth of 11.4 percent from the year before.

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Uber Is Finally Applying More Stringent Driver Background Checks In India

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uber It took a tragic incident, but Uber is finally raising the intensity with which it checks the background of prospective drivers in India.

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Eero Is A Smart Wireless Routing System That Wants To Do For WiFi What Nest Did For Thermostats

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Eero Eero hopes to change the way we think about wireless routers. It hopes to make an affordable, smart wireless networking system that will do to WiFi routers what Nest did for thermostats or Sonos did for home audio.

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Alibaba And Lending Club Launch Financing Program For U.S. Businesses

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Alibaba Share 80-83 Alibaba.com and peer-to-peer financing site Lending Club have inked a strategic partnership designed to get more U.S. businesses to buy inventory from the e-commerce giant’s wholesale marketplace.

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GoSquared Launches People Analytics To Help Businesses Get A Better Understanding Of Customers

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People Analytics 2 As GoSquared celebrates its 9th birthday — James Gill, James Taylor and Geoff Wagstaff started the company when they were just 14 — the London-based ‘startup’ is launching its most ambitious product to date.

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