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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
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
JetBlue completes its rollout of Fly-Fi, with free high-speed Wi-Fi on all planes   —  JetBlue today announced that it has officially completed its fleet-wide rollout of Fly-Fi, bringing free wireless internet to all of its planes.  The carrier first introduced the service in late 2013 …
Jan 11, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Kickstarter open sources code for its native iOS and Android apps, making it available on GitHub, as part of the company's commitment to helping startups   —  Kickstarter is pulling back the curtain on its app development process.  This morning, the crowdfunding platform is taking …
Dec 14, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
First HMD devices are Nokia 150 and Nokia 150 Dual SIM feature phones with 2.4" screen, up to 22 hours of talk and 31 days standby time, starting at $26   —  Just last week, HMD was priming the press for the return of Nokia-branded handsets, slated to arrive at some point in the first half of next year.
Dec 13, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Amazon debuts Amazon Go, a checkout-less food store in Seattle, where purchases are tracked by computer vision and app, open to its staff now and public in '17   —  The straight-forwardly named “Just Walk Out” technology ought to give you a pretty good idea of what Amazon Go is all about.
Dec 5, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
HMD Global completes 10-year deal with Nokia to bring Nokia-branded devices to market; HMD says new smartphones are coming in the first half of 2017   —  It's been a rough decade or so for Nokia's smartphone business.  In 2011, then-CEO Stephen Elop famously described the company's situation as a …
Dec 1, 2016, 1:25 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Sources: Intel planning large number of layoffs in New Devices Group, its wearables division   —  Update 11/19: Intel is denying that the company is stepping back from wearables, though has not directly commented on the layoff news.  Here is the company's statement in full,
Nov 18, 2016, 7:00 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
AT&T customers will be able to send messages via Echo after Amazon adds the Send Message skill to Alexa on November 19   —  Alexa's on a quite a roll of late.  Amazon's AI assistant is adding new skills all the time, and this week the company's adding one of its highest profile partners.
Nov 17, 2016, 8:55 PMIn context

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