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Ryan Mac / Forbes:
The genesis story of Niantic, a gaming skunkworks overlooked at Google, and Pokémon Go, which began as an April Fool's Google Maps prank   —  It's not hard to spot players of the most popular smartphone game of all time.  They have a peculiar way of carrying their devices in front …
Jul 26, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
WiFi Startup Zenreach Emerges From Stealth With $50 Million And Peter Thiel On Its Board   —  Jack Abraham's idea was so simple that for three years, he kept his startup quiet.  On LinkedIn it was simply “new company.”  And he raised $50 million across three rounds of funding without a peep to the press.
Jul 19, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Brian Solomon / Forbes:
Airport car-sharing startup FlightCar closes operations, sells its tech to Mercedes-Benz   —  FlightCar raised $40 million to solve airport parking with an Airbnb-like sharing model: let a stranger drive your car while you're away on a trip and in return avoid parking fees and even make a few bucks.
Jul 14, 2016, 9:45 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Peter Thiel Confirmed As A Speaker At Donald Trump's Republican National Convention   —  Peter Thiel will appear at the Republican National Convention, FORBES has confirmed, and will speak openly of his endorsement of Donald Trump next week.  —  A spokesperson for Thiel told FORBES …
Jul 14, 2016, 3:10 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Inside Google and Microsoft's efforts to catch Amazon in the cloud computing services space   —  For months and months, as Google's brain trust searched for the ideal candidate to lead the company's come-from-behind bid for its biggest new opportunity since Larry Page and Sergey Brin began putting ads …
Jul 10, 2016, 7:15 AMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Court documents in Silent Circle, Geeksphone case reveal Blackphone maker has laid off 15% of its staff, faces uncertain future   —  Silent Circle, the company behind privacy-focused Blackphone, is in the midst of a troubled period.  It's laid off 20 employees - 15 per cent of its workforce …
Jul 6, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context
Laura Shin / Forbes:
Circle, a blockchain-based payment service, raises $60M series D from IDG, Baidu, others, amid China expansion   —  Circle, an international peer-to-peer payments company using the Bitcoin blockchain or network, is betting big on China.  —  In Beijing Thursday, the Boston-based startup announces …
Jun 23, 2016, 12:20 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Steve Case's Revolution Growth DC-based fund raises $525M with an eye toward startups that need regulatory help   —  When billionaire Steve Case looks to put money into potentially breakout companies, he doesn't keep any secrets about his strategy.  Instead, he hits the road on a bus tour or publishes a book.
Jun 14, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Elise Ackerman / Forbes:
Intel Ceases Work On Wireless Charging   —  For the last three years, Intel has been stoking demand for PCs ahead of the next big buying cycle with the promise that new machines will be totally wireless.  “We carry around a lot of wires,” Kirk Skaugen, Intel's senior PC exec said at Computex Taipei 2015.
Jun 13, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context
Forbes:
Behind the legal battles against Gawker involving Charles Harder, the attorney funded by Peter Thiel in the Hulk Hogan case   —  It's voting season for the Emmy Awards, which means that electioneering in the form of billboards rising into the haze dominates the Los Angeles skyline.
Jun 11, 2016, 5:35 AMIn context

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Brookings Institution:
Why Pokemon Go's technology is no fad  —  Pokemon Go has ignited the digital world.  Every news organization has reported on why Pokemon Go, the smartphone app based on the Japanese cartoon game from the 1990s, is extraordinarily popular.