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Factory operations manager Polymer spins out from Dandelion Chocolate

By | 2017-10-28T11:38:49+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Not every startup journey starts as sweetly as the road co-founders Ishita Prasad and Maya Balakrishnan took to launching their new company, Polymer — but then again, not every startup takes its inspiration from a chocolate factory. Spun out from the wildly successful (and wildly expensive) bean-to-bar San Francisco chocolate factory Dandelion Chocolate, Polymer

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Representatives Pelosi and DelBene: ‘No tolerance’ for culture of harassment

By | 2017-10-28T10:24:03+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Washington Congresswoman Suzan DelBene and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi recently visited the University of Washington’s Computer Science school to discuss the workplace of the 21st century and women’s place in it. Their talk, delivered to an audience almost exclusively composed of young women in the sciences, covered a number of topics, but one

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$1,000 tea infuser startup Teforia shuts down

By | 2017-10-27T21:43:43+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Gadgets|

In what the company is calling “a very difficult time for hardware companies in the smart kitchen space,” Tea infusion device startup Teforia is saying it is ceasing operations today, according to its website. The above note about it being hard for hardware companies in the smart kitchen is likely a reference to

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iPhone X screen repair to cost $279, while other damage will set you back $549

By | 2017-10-28T14:39:22+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

The iPhone X is now up for pre-order, and a lot of people seem to want to grab Apple's first $999 smartphone - shipping estimates have already slipped to 5-6 weeks at the moment, in fact. An interesting detail has been revealed by Apple today regarding the iPhone X, and it has to

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Encrypted chat app Signal goes down for some users

By | 2017-10-28T09:23:13+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Android|

If you’re having problems with Signal, you’re not alone. On Friday, many users took to Twitter to report that beloved encrypted messaging app Signal was offline. While some users have been unable to access Signal’s servers since around 11AM PT, others have only seen delays in sending and receiving messages. @whispersystems Signal was

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Maramoja has a different take on the ride-hailing market in Africa

By | 2017-10-28T08:13:12+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Taxi-hailing service Maramoja started as an Uber for Africa, but has since taken a different spin on it. “I came out here to start basically Uber for Africa,” Maramoja CEO Jason Eissen told me. “The idea was bring some technology to the Nairobi tech scene, which was blossoming, but nothing was happening in

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New HTC U11 Plus teaser shows a small screen bezel

By | 2017-10-28T13:05:34+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Earlier this week HTC outed its first teaser image for the upcoming November 2 event where we expect the U11 Plus to become official. And today the Taiwanese company is back with another picture, this time showing us a teeny tiny bit of the phone's front. While one corner normally isn't much to

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FIFA and EA announce the first eWorld Cup

By | 2017-10-28T06:48:32+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Esports are showing no sign of slowing down, as the segment continues to grow. Today, EA and FIFA announced their intentions to replicate one of the world’s greatest athletic events in the world of gaming, introducing FIFA eWorld Cup 2018. From November 2017 to July 2018, there will be a series of qualifying

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iPhone X pre-orders are being scalped on eBay for $1,500, on average

By | 2017-10-27T20:25:28+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Apple|

Demand for the iPhone X has been “off the charts,” according to Apple, which led to the new device selling out in a matter of minutes. Well, that and the limited quantities available at launch. According to several reports, ship times dropped from two to three weeks for all models to up to

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Files Encrypted by Bad Rabbit Recoverable Without Paying Ransom

By | 2017-10-28T04:21:47+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: CyberSecurity|

Some users may be able to recover the files encrypted by the Bad Rabbit ransomware without paying the ransom, Kaspersky researchers discovered after analyzing the malware’s encryption functionality. Once it infects a device, Bad Rabbit looks for certain file types and encrypts them. The disk is also encrypted and a ransom screen is

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