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Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Magic Leap Secures $542M Led By Google For “Lightweight Wearable” Tech That Merges Physical And Digital Worlds   —  It's rare that a company can stay relatively secretive while raising a huge amount of funding, but Florida's Magic Leap has managed that.  The startup, led by CEO Rony Abovitz …
Oct 21, 2014, 8:15 AMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
MasterCard Will Borrow A Touch ID Trick For Fingerprint Scanning Credit Card   —  Apple isn't the only company using biometrics to authenticate payments and purchases - Apple Pay partner MasterCard wants to make fingerprint scanning something even people without an iOS device can use to digitally ‘sign’ for contactless transactions.
Oct 17, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Plex Launches On Xbox One   —  Perennial media management software favorite Plex is celebrating a return of sorts today: The company has launched an official client for Xbox One, after having originally been based on XBMC, the open-source media player that took its name from the original Xbox.
Oct 6, 2014, 2:15 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Facebook Closes WhatsApp Acquisition, Jan Koum To Match Zuckerberg's $1 Annual Salary   —  Facebook is now the legal owner of WhatsApp, following a filing made with the SEC today.  This is the final step in a process begun when Facebook announced its intent to acquire the messaging company in February of this year.
Oct 6, 2014, 10:35 AMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Google Reveals ‘The Physical Web,’ A Project To Make Internet Of Things Interaction App-Less   —  Google's Scott Jenson, an interaction and UX designer who left the company only to return to the Chrome team last November, has revealed a project underway at the company called The Physical Web to provide …
Oct 2, 2014, 1:20 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Pebble Gets A Permanent Price Cut, Plus Background Sleep And Activity Tracking   —  Smartwatch pioneer Pebble is hoping to make its platform accessible to more people with a permanent price drop of $50 and $30 for both the original Pebble and the Pebble Steel, putting them at $99 and $199 respectively.
Sep 30, 2014, 3:00 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Bionym Raises $14M Series A For Its Heartbeat Authentication Wristband   —  Toronto-based startup Bionym has raised a $14 million Series A round of funding, including investment from Ignition Partners, Relay Ventures, MasterCard and Salesforce Ventures.  The round includes a lot of strategic investment …
Sep 24, 2014, 12:00 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
PRSS Digital Magazine Platform Acquired By Apple   —  Apple has acquired Dutch digital magazine startup Prss, a platform that makes it easy to create iPad-compatible magazines using tools that don't require any knowledge of code.  The company is essentially a magazine-focused version of iBooks Author …
Sep 23, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Apple's iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Go On Sale To Long Lines Of Fans   —  Apple started selling its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus today, with sales in-store kicking off at Apple Store retail locations beginning at 8 AM local time.  The lines this year are longer than they have been in recent memory …
Sep 19, 2014, 9:05 AMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
iOS 8 Adoption Off To A Slower Start Than iOS 7, Say Multiple Usage Trackers   —  The iOS 8 installation spike is high, but lower than it was for iOS 7 last year, according to numbers from a variety of mobile OS usage monitoring platforms.  Chitika, Tapjoy, Mixpanel and Appsee all show adoption numbers that …
Sep 18, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context

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