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Tradeshift raises $75M Series D to expand its invoicing platform to new verticals

 Tradeshift, the San Francisco-based startup that is trying to change the way companies work with outsourced clients, has announced its $75 million Series D round today. Read More Go to Source

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Luxury glass home is tied with a ribbon

Swiss firm Evolution Design recently completed work on a unique glass house dubbed Flexhouse. Built on a challenging plot on the banks of Lake Zurich, it boasts a stunning design, a focus on energy-efficiency, and great views. All it really

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Scientists confirm DNA holds a second layer of information

Everything that makes you you is in your DNA, but a long-time hypothesis suggests that you’re not just a product of the genetic code itself, but also the mechanical cues that determine how that information folds up inside your cells.

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Passwords for 32M Twitter accounts may have been hacked and leaked

 There is yet another hack for users of popular social media sites to worry about. More than 32 million Twitter credentials may have been stolen by hackers and are now being sold on the dark web. LeakedSource, a site with

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Crunch Report | Big Apple App Store Update

Apple App Store is getting a huge and badly needed update, Google Fi Adds US Cellular as one of it partners, Tonsser is looking to discover the soccer star of tomorrow, Job search App Jobr gets acquired by monster.com and

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Mini Clubman All4 Scrambler borrows from the world of bikes

When you think of scramblers, the Mini brand doesn’t necessarily spring to mind. That’s probably because, until now, the word has only been associated with motorbikes, not four-door crossovers. Undeterred by this fact, Mini’s Italian design team has kitted a

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Embedded nanoparticles clear the way for smart glass devices

In a breakthrough new “direct-doping” process, scientists have embedded light-emitting nanoparticles into glass so that it remains almost perfectly transparent, but glows brightly when stimulated by lower frequency light. Able to be molded in almost any shape, and even extruded

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Meet the newest AngelPad startups, and the tech they built to cure business headaches

 Yesterday in San Francisco, AngelPad held its 10th Demo Day, a graduation of sorts for the enterprise startups admitted into and backed by the accelerator. The accelerator, run by husband and wife team Thomas Korte and Carine Magescas, has realized

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Olly has built a breakout brand in a crowded space: Here’s how

 Vitamins and venture capital might not seem like the most natural fit, but a number of related companies has attracted capital from tech investors in recent years, including SmartyPants, which makes a gummy vitamin, and Elysium Health, a supplements company that counts

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Magnetic beads effectively "patch" bowel leakage

Whether you call the condition fecal incontinence or accidental bowel leakage, it still boils down to the same thing – the unintentional loss of stool, due to a damaged or weakened anal sphincter muscle. While non-invasive approaches such as physical

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Apple updates App Store with faster app approvals, improved subscription rates… and search ads

Apple has announced a series of major changes to the App Store including speeding up the app review process to get developers’ product out there faster. This is something that benefits both developers and users, but developers also have improved

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Google welcomes U.S. Cellular to the Project Fi family

One of the most stifling trends in modern times — from a technology standpoint — is the death of unlimited mobile data. Now that customers must monitor how much data they use, it can be argued that progress — especially regarding the

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Landmark Gibraltar station is just the start for Eco Wave Power

Last month, Gizmag was on the ground in Gibraltar as Eco Wave Power (EWP) inaugurated the first ever grid-connected wave power station in Europe. It was a big moment for the company, but only hinted at its plans for the

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CORSAIR unveils Neutron Series XTi SATA SSD with capacities up to 1,920GB

While warm weather is finally here, and many of our days will soon be filled with outdoor activities, the sunshine and fresh air can get a bit tedious. As a computer nerd, I like to balance my trips to the

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People spend less time on social networks

The amount of time people spent in apps of social media networks in the first three months of 2016, in nine major countries in the world, has dropped “dramatically”, a new report by digital market intelligence company SimilarWeb says. Facebook,

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Monster snaps up ‘Tinder for jobs’ app, Jobr

 Monster.com announced this morning it has acquired the San Francisco-based startup Jobr, which had been developing a job-finding app the company described as a Tinder for jobs, thanks to its use of swipe-based gestures. Deal terms were not disclosed, but Jobr

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Only a few days left to save $1,200 on extra early-bird tickets to Disrupt SF

 Disrupt SF 2016 is only a few short months away, and soon thousands of innovators, investors, entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts will make their way to the lovely Pier 48 for the best startup show in the Bay Area. Read More

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Floating walkways let visitors go island hopping

For 16 days, A 3-km (1.9-mi) floating walkway on a picturesque lake in Italy will allow visitors to walk over the water to two islands. The Floating Piers installation will rest on the waters of Lake Iseo and will also

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The Venmo Request: A New Wrinkle in Modern Dating

I’ve recently had occasion to think about dating and its attendant rituals for a piece in this magazine, and so my eye was caught, the other week, by an article in the New York Post that suggested that one of

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Daily Cartoon: Wednesday, June 8th

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