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Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Android 8.1 Speed Labels now show WiFi network speeds before connecting, helping decide between networks to join; admins can opt out of having speed displayed   —  Oreo was a bit of a lackluster update on first launch, but the mobile operating system is getting some nice new tricks with 8.1's updates.
Jan 23, 2018, 1:10 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Sphero, maker of robotic toys, lays off 45 employees after disappointing holiday season and says it's now focusing on its efforts in education   —  Sphero was ready to conquer the world last year.  The company quintupled its product release schedule, flying high with the help of a Disney licensing deal …
Jan 21, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Amazon brings voice control to its Alexa app for Android, with iOS coming soon   —  Amazon's slow push into mobile is getting a lot more real this morning with the addition of voice integration into its Android app for Alexa.  Up to now, the app has been little more than a way to manage settings …
Jan 19, 2018, 1:10 PMIn context
Sources: GoPro is cutting 200-300 jobs, largely impacting its Karma drone division   —  Jan 5, 2018, 1:31 amJan 5, 2018, 3:08 am  —  GoPro is in the process of laying off around 200-300 employees this week, TechCrunch has learned from sources close to the company.
Jan 4, 2018, 11:50 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Apple buys buddybuild, an app development service with about 40 employees based in Vancouver, and will roll its product into Xcode   —  Apple continues to ramp up its efforts to court developers by making it easier to create and iterate their apps for its platforms.
Jan 2, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Smart lock maker Otto, which unveiled its first product in August 2017, suspends operations   —  Otto showed the world its digital lock in August.  Four months later, the company has suspended operations.  Hardware is hard.  It's a cliche for a reason.  —  The company made the decision …
Jan 1, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Google Ventures adds additional $25M to Ripcord's Series B, bringing total to $65M, as Ripcord builds its end-to-end paper record digitization service   —  The $40 million Ripcord Series B we reported back in August has just been bumped up to $65 million, courtesy of additional funding led by Google Ventures.
Dec 20, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Adidas will stop making its own wearable tech, says it will close its standalone digital sports organization and instead focus on Runtastic and the Adidas app   —  Wearables are hard.  Some of the biggest names in technology have tried and failed to find success in the space …
Dec 18, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Adobe is shutting down Storify's standalone service on May 16, 2018, with new signups halted today   —  Storify's eventual shuttering has been a long time coming.  The social timeline curation service was acquired by commenting platform Livefyreback in 2013, which, in turn, was picked up by Adobe in May of last year.
Dec 12, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
An unofficial, knockoff version of the MyEtherWallet digital wallet app became the third most popular paid app in the finance category on the iOS App Store   —  An app masquerading as, one of the internet's most popular services for storing ETH and other crypto coins …
Dec 11, 2017, 7:50 AMIn context

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