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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Speed-Reader Startup Spritz Closing $3.5M Seed   —  Spritz, a Boston-based startup that's been developing a speed-reading technology in stealth since 2011, is in the process of closing a $3.54 million seed funding round.  Investors include Denis O'Brien, investing through his telco company Digicel.
Mar 11, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
A Closer Look At Blackphone, The Android Smartphone That Simplifies Privacy   —  One of the more interesting devices here at Mobile World Congress is Blackphone: a pro-privacy handset being developed by Spanish startup Geeksphone, in partnership with U.S. security company Silent Circle using a …
Feb 26, 2014, 8:00 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Privacy-Focused Blackphone From Silent Circle Goes Up For Pre-Order For $629   —  The Blackphone, a security focused smartphone from Silent Circle and Geeksphone, is kicking off pre-sales today after an official unveiling back in January.  The Blackphone is billed as the …
Feb 24, 2014, 1:05 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Next-Gen YotaPhone Follow-Up Unveiled, With Full-Touch E-Ink Rear Screen   —  Russian mobile-making startup Yota Devices has just unveiled the next generation of its dual-screen smartphone, the YotaPhone.  —  As with the current first-gen model, which went on sale in Russia and select European markets …
Feb 24, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Nokia Forks Android In Mobile Services Push — $122 Nokia X Will Also Be Lumia “Feeder”   —  Sony Taps Its Display, Gaming, And Photography Might For Latest Mobile Flagships  —  More proof, if proof were needed, that Android won the smartphone OS wars: Nokia, the former world No.1 smartphone maker and …
Feb 24, 2014, 3:05 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Facebook Messenger Coming To Windows Phone Platform Within “Weeks”   —  Windows Phone users hankering to get their hands on Facebook's Messenger app don't have much longer left to wait — the instant messaging service will land on the Windows Phone store within “weeks”, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore said today.
Feb 23, 2014, 8:35 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Telenav Buys Skobbler For $24M To Power An OpenStreetMap Challenge To Google Maps   —  Last summer we heard that German startup Skobbler was being courted as an acquisition target, in the wake of Google's purchase of Waze.  Today Skobbler has achieved that exit — albeit not Waze-sized …
Jan 31, 2014, 5:35 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
iPhone 5s Owners Gobbling “Unprecedented” Levels Of Data, Study Finds   —  Users of flagship smartphones such as Apple's iPhone 5s and Samsung's Galaxy S4 are continuing to suck down more data than their tablet-wielding counterparts, according to a large-scale survey of mobile data consumption …
Jan 23, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Nokia Says Lumia & Other Phone Sales Declined In Q4 As It Prepares To Sell Division To Microsoft   —  In what is likely to be Nokia's last quarterly earnings before it hands off its mobile phone making business to Microsoft, the Finnish mobile maker has reported lower sales of Lumia devices in its Q4.
Jan 23, 2014, 6:35 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Silent Circle & Geeksphone Join Forces To Build Blackphone: A Pro-Privacy Android-Based Smartphone   —  As the reality of the extent and invasiveness of the security services' dragnet surveillance programs hits home, the pro-privacy movement has been cranking up its own ideas to counter spy-tech with pro-privacy tech.
Jan 15, 2014, 12:35 PMIn context

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