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Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Misty Robotics, a spinoff of toymaker Sphero, raises $11.5M Series A led by Venrock and Foundry Group to create a mainstream robot for the home   —  Hardware startup Misty Robotics has a daunting task ahead of it.  The Boulder-based company is working on a robot aimed at mainstream consumers for employment in the home and office.
Jun 20, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
DJI debuts Spark, a drone with a palm-sized body for taking pictures and video, controllable via smartphone; preorders open today, shipping next month for $499   —  The big news at DJI's “huge Seize the Moment” event in New York City is, as expected, pretty small.
May 24, 2017, 6:25 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Google releases the first beta of Android O   —  It's already been available for a few months as a developer preview, but now the rest of us can finally get our hands on an upcoming version of Android.  Android O Beta starts shipping today, if you point your browser over to android.com/beta.
May 17, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
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Apr 26, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Samsung's Oculus-powered Gear VR headset will now ship with a bundled controller, for $129 starting April 21   —  Samsung wasn't going to get out of today's Unpacked event without an update on the VR front.  The company has long had the best low-cost VR headset (courtesy of a partnership with Oculus) …
Mar 29, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
LG debuts 1.2" $249 Watch Style and 1.38" $349 Watch Sport watches, the first running Android Wear 2.0   —  After months of waiting, Android Wear 2.0 is finally upon us.  And it's arrived with two ambassadors in tow - both designed by LG.  The Watch Style and Sport are two sides of the same coin …
Feb 8, 2017, 12:12 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: Jawbone pivoting to B2B model geared toward clinics and health professionals for use with patients and is in talks to raise additional funding   —  Feb 3, 2017, 2:45 pmFeb 3, 2017, 3:23 pm  —  Make way for one more pivot from Jawbone.  The fitness band maker that originally started …
Feb 3, 2017, 8:50 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Kickstarter acquires video streaming startup Huzza and opens a Vancouver office   —  Couple of pieces of news out of Kickstarter headquarters this morning.  First, the crowdfunding service has announced the acquisition of Canadian video streaming startup Huzza.
Feb 1, 2017, 10:35 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Fitbit to shut down Coin product services on February 28; cards will still be usable until end of their battery life   —  This was all inevitable, of course.  Fitbit has made its plans for Coin clear since it bought the mobile payment company back in May of last year.
Jan 31, 2017, 11:10 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Fitbit to cut six percent of its staff, or about 110 jobs, following a disappointing Q4 with 6.5M devices sold   —  As anticipated, wearable leader Fitbit kicked off the week by announcing a 6 percent reduction in global work force, following disappointing fourth quarter financials.
Jan 30, 2017, 9:54 AMIn context

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