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TechCrunch:
Swedish lock giant Assa Abloy, which owns Yale and other brands, acquires smart lock maker August Home, which had raised around $75M   —  Oct 19, 2017, 11:26 amOct 19, 2017, 3:48 pm  —  The smart home market continues to heat up, and the legacy giants do not want to get locked out: quite literally.
Oct 19, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Russian internet giant Yandex launches Alice, an AI-powered Russian language assistant for its platform   —  Yandex is virtually unknown here in the States, but it's become something approaching a Russian Google (and Amazon and Uber) in the 20 years since its founding.
Oct 10, 2017, 4:15 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Amazon debuts $150 Echo Plus, which comes with built-in smart home hub that has 100 launch partners and ships with a free Hue light bulb; preorders start today   —  Sure, the new $99 Echo is a more premium (if lower cost) version of Amazon's wildly popular home assistant.
Sep 27, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Apple starts collecting Safari browsing data in macOS High Sierra using differential privacy tech that will help it identify problematic websites   —  Today's public release ofmacOS High Sierra brings with it some key updates to Safari — including the ability to disable cross-site cookie tracking and turn off autoplaying ads.
Sep 26, 2017, 12:45 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Fitbit's Ionic smartwatch and bluetooth headphones go on sale October 1   —  Those who've been eagerly awaiting Fitbit's first real foray into the world of smartwatches will be able to get their hands on the thing in a matter of days.  The company announced this morning that the Ionic …
Sep 25, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Microsoft kicks off Xbox One X pre-orders today with a limited ‘Project Scorpio’ edition   —  Microsoft just pulled the trigger on Xbox One X pre-orders, offering up the souped up version of its console for $499.  Unveiled back at E3 in June after a year's worth of teasers …
Aug 20, 2017, 4:51 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Ripcord raises $40M Series B after raising $9.5M Series A in March for its end-to-end paper record digitization service   —  Bay Area startup Ripcord just scored a $40 million Series B, following its successful launch earlier this year.  By all accounts, the company has apparently hit …
Aug 17, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
US appeals court rules against patent troll Personal Audio, affirming its podcasting patent is invalid   —  A year after taking up the case, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled in favor of the Electronic Frontier Foundation in its challenge against podcasting patent troll, Personal Audio.
Aug 7, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
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

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