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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
BitTorrent's Encrypted P2P Chat App Bleep Opens To The Public, Adds Mac, Android Clients   —  In the rush of new services for consumers that are concerned about their data privacy, make room for another messaging app.  Peer-to-peer file distribution service BitTorrent is today announcing …
Sep 17, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Retail Software Startup LightSpeed Raises $35 Million From iNovia   —  While e-commerce is huge and growing, about 90 percent of all purchases still happen offline.  LightSpeed wants to provide the software and services that help brick-and-mortar retailers increase sales and improve the general customer experience.
Sep 17, 2014, 12:05 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
With $7.9 Million In Funding, Workpop Launches As A Job Marketplace For Hourly Workers   —  There are plenty of tools out there for recruiting and hiring professionals, mainly led by industry stalwart LinkedIn.  But what if you're looking for part-time or hourly workers?
Sep 16, 2014, 11:55 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
iPhone 6 Plus Review: The First Truly Well-Designed Big Smartphone   —  Apple is launching not one, but two premium smartphones today, and the iPhone 6 Plus is the one many probably were skeptical even existed just a few short months ago.  With a screen size measuring 5.5-inches across the diagonal …
Sep 16, 2014, 9:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Codenamed “Moments”, Facebook Has Built An App For Super-Private Sharing   —  Facebook has failed repeatedly to get us to use complicated lists and privacy settings to share intimate moments with just our closest friends and family.  It's clumsy and confusing doing that with the same composer for blasting News Feed updates to everyone.
Sep 16, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Handybook Rebrands As Handy In An Effort To Become Amazon For Home Services   —  What's in a name?  As it turns out, a lot.  —  That's the thinking behind Handybook's decision to rebrand itself simply as “Handy.”  The two-year old company, which provides on-demand home services via a web and mobile app …
Sep 16, 2014, 5:25 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Quidsi co-founder Marc Lore raises an additional $20M for secretive e-commerce startup Jet   —  Quidsi Co-Founder Raises An Additional $20M For A New E-Commerce Biz  —  In less than a year after leaving Amazon, Quidsi co-founder Marc Lore began work on a new startup called Jet.com.
Sep 16, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Kim-Mai Cutler / TechCrunch:
Misfit announces Flash, a plastic $50 wearable that tracks fitness and sleep   —  Misfit Wearables Launches The Flash, A More Affordable Fitness And Sleep Tracker  —  Misfit Wearables, which has sold roughly 600,000 metallic, quarter-sized activity trackers or Shines, has launched a more affordable fitness wearable called the Flash.
Sep 16, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Mail.ru Takes Over 'Russia's Facebook' Vkontake In $1.47B Deal, Settles Durov Suit   —  Some big shareholder shifts at Vkontake, the social network with 92 million monthly active users that's often described as Russia's Facebook and has been embroiled in political controversies that resulted in the ousting of its founder, Pavel Durov.
Sep 16, 2014, 7:05 AMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
500px Co-Founder And Former CEO Ousted From The Startup   —  Toronto's 500px photo portfolio site and marketplace is undergoing some major changes, as co-founder Oleg Gutsol is out from the company he started.  The executive shared the information on Facebook on Monday, saying that he was …
Sep 15, 2014, 9:50 PMIn context

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