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Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Honolulu passes law, effective Wednesday, allowing police to issue $35 fines for looking at devices while crossing streets on first offense, and $99 on third   —  Hate it when you see people staring at their phones while crossing the street?  You'll like this, then: it's about to be banned by a city for the first time.
Oct 24, 2017, 10:05 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Luxe ends door-to-door valet service in all cities; CEO confirms launch of new service this summer in “the same vein” as Luxe parking garages announced in March   —  Luxe started as a company that promised to make parking in busy cities less awful with an app that summoned blue-jacketed …
Apr 26, 2017, 10:20 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Navdy's smartphone-connected heads-up display for cars starts shipping for $799   —  We got our first glimpse of Navdy's smart heads-up display for cars back in 2014, when the company crowdfunded its way to around two and a half million dollars.  —  Two years and around $26 million …
Oct 25, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Life On Air, developers of Meerkat, pull the app from the App Store to focus on group video chat app Houseparty   —  Remember Meerkat?  It came out of nowhere in early 2015 — a star of SXSW, in particular — and was on everyone's tongue for weeks.  Then came Periscope …
Sep 30, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Amazon announces Twitch Prime with ad-free streaming and other perks for Amazon Prime members; Twitch adds video uploads, loyalty badges, HTML5 support, more   —  Twitch, the video game live-streaming service acquired by Amazon for nearly a billion dollars back in 2014, kicked off …
Sep 30, 2016, 6:05 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Apple acquires another machine learning company: Tuplejump   —  Apple is on a machine learning company buying spree.  After buying Perceptio at the end of 2015 and Turi just a few months ago, Apple has now acquired an India/US-based machine learning team, Tuplejump.
Sep 22, 2016, 1:45 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Flickr to close its photo licensing program Marketplace, says royalties due to users will be paid   —  Two years ago Flickr rolled out Marketplace, a photo licensing service that was meant to help Flickr users get paid by big websites and media properties who wanted to use that user's photos.
Sep 22, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Niantic finally fixes and improves Pokémon Go tracking system, now shows if Pokémon are near Pokéstops with new Nearby feature   —  The “Nearby” tracking system in Pokemon Go — the one that's supposed to let you actually figure out where Pokemon are hiding without walking aimlessly …
Aug 9, 2016, 1:50 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Smart doorbell startup Ring raises $61.2M series C led by KPCB, reveals sleeker $250 Pro with 1080p camera, additional 5Ghz WiFi, and custom motion zones   —  Ring's new Video Doorbell Pro ditches the battery for more smarts in a smaller package  —  Ring, the folks behind …
Mar 16, 2016, 6:50 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Slack, Honor, Gear VR, Stewart Butterfield, Bill Gurley win at the 9th Annual Crunchies   —  And The Winners Of The 9th Annual Crunchies Are...  Silicon Valley is getting dressed up tonight to celebrate startups, their founders and CEOs, VCs and angels, and the products they make during …
Feb 9, 2016, 12:05 AMIn context

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