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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
MeeGo Startup Jolla's First Phone To Go On Sale In Finland On November 27   —  MeeGo startup Jolla has just announced that its first smartphone will go on sale in Finland on November 27th.  It will be sold by Finnish carrier DNA - the first carrier Jolla signed up to its Sailfish OS project, back in November last year.
Nov 14, 2013, 7:45 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Finnish MeeGo Startup Jolla Selects Yandex's Android App Store For Preloading On Its Sailfish OS Handset   —  Finnish phone startup Jolla, which is on a mission to offer more choice in the smartphone space by building its own smartphone hardware and with a MeeGo-based open source smartphone OS called Sailfish …
Nov 13, 2013, 11:55 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Jessica Alba's Subscription Ecommerce Startup, The Honest Company, Closes $25M Round, Led By IVP   —  Jessica Alba's clean-living startup, The Honest Company - a subscription ecommerce service selling eco-friendly, non-toxic family-oriented products such as diapers, skin care and cleaning products …
Nov 12, 2013, 5:35 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Backed By Sequoia, Zomato Closes $37M Series D To Expand Its Restaurant Discovery Service Internationally   —  Zomato wants to eat Yelp's lunch.  The Indian restaurant discovery service has been chipping away at the space since 2008, mostly in its home market.
Nov 6, 2013, 9:25 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Lavabit Founder Takes To Kickstarter To Open Source A New End-To-End Encryption Messaging Protocol   —  Ladar Levison, founder of the now-shuttered secure email provider Lavabit, has taken to Kickstarter to resurrect the concept of secure email in a new, open source form, and called the project Dark Mail initiative.
Nov 5, 2013, 3:25 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
SwiftKey 4.3 Unifies Tablet & Phone Apps, Adds More Keyboard Layouts   —  Word-prediction Android keyboard maker SwiftKey, which closed a $17.5 million Series B led by Index Ventures last month and whose keyboard software runs on millions of mobile devices, has launched a new version …
Oct 17, 2013, 12:05 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Samsung Calls $650M Fingerprint Cards Acquisition Report “False” [Updated]   —  Update: After the press release announcing this acquisition went out Cision recalled it, saying it had been released in error.  We've spoken to Samsung and are awaiting their confirmation.
Oct 11, 2013, 5:00 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Mozilla's Firefox OS Gets First Update As It Heads For 2nd Phase Of Market Launches   —  Mozilla's HTML5-based open mobile platform Firefox OS, which bagged support from a raft of carriers at the start of this year as a low cost alternative to Android-based smartphones, is gearing up to launch in more markets.
Oct 9, 2013, 10:55 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Elliptic Labs Launches Android SDK For Its Ultrasound-Powered Mid-Air Gesture Tech - Phones With ‘Touchless’ UI Landing In 2H 2014  —  Elliptic Labs, a startup founded back in 2006 which uses ultrasound technology to enable touchless, gesture-based interfaces, has finally pushed its tech into smartphones.
Oct 2, 2013, 10:25 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Handshake Is A Personal Data Marketplace Where Users Get Paid To Sell Their Own Data   —  They don't go around shouting about it but most Internet companies make money off user data — either by selling the specifics of individuals' digital activity to interested companies …
Sep 2, 2013, 9:50 PMIn context

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