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February 21, 2015, 10:25 PM

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Rachel Metz / MIT Technology Review:
Hands-on with Magic Leap's AR technology, which augments your vision by projecting light into your eyes  —  What It's Like to Try Magic Leap's Take on Virtual Reality  —  A startup is betting more than half a billion dollars that it will dazzle you with its approach to creating 3-D imagery.
Fusion:
How the JOBS Act, investor demand, and private securities markets allow Uber to stay private  —  How can Uber raise so much money without going public?  —  Yesterday, Uber announced that its latest round of venture capital financing will total $2.8 billion dollars.
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Lizzie Plaugic / The Verge:
Lenovo has just released an automatic Superfish removal tool  —  The company updated its statement on the bug today  —  Lenovo has released a tool to help users remove Superfish, according to a statement released today by the company.  —  Superfish is an adware program that was pre-installed …
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Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Postmates Picks Up $35M In Series C From Spark Capital  —  Postmates, the on-demand delivery service that operates in nearly 60 markets, has raised $35 million in Series C exclusively from existing investor Spark Capital, according to our sources.  —  Postmates is a service …
Kevin Fitchard / Gigaom:
Verizon is laying down 400 tiny cells in SF to boost LTE capacity  —  Photo from Shutterstock/Gang Liu  —  Photo from Shutterstock/Gang Liu  —  In the coming months, workers and visitors along San Francisco's major tech corridors may notice some very big improvement in Verizon's 4G network speeds in some very specific places.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google's Mobile Search Now Highlights Recent Posts From News Sources  —  When you use Google's mobile search to look for your favorite news sources or more information about a hot news topic, you'll probably notice there's something different about the search results.

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eero:
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Intercom:
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Zoho:
Zoho Assist teams up with Spiceworks to provide a free remote support tool for IT Pros!  —  Zoho Assist, a remote support and remote access offering from Zoho, has joined hands with Spiceworks, the world's largest community of IT pros.
Worldpay:
Join us on Nov 8th in Burlingame, CA  —  We're leading a panel on the future of web payments with guests Alipay, Samsung Pay and Amex.  Register here.
 

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