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Mobile OS Maker Jolla To Cut Half Its Staff, Restructure Its Debt After Funding Stalls

jolla-homescreen-cards-main Finnish alternative mobile OS startup Jolla is facing the situation startups dread the most: running out of financing to keep the business going in the way they’d like. Today the Sailfish OS maker said it is being forced to adjust its operations after failing to close a €10 million ($10.6M) Series C round within the required timeframe to keep up with its outgoings. Read More

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Marijuana Startup Incubator “Gateway” Fires Up

Gateway Marijuana Incubator “People should be focused on the business, not hanging out and getting high” insists Carter Laren, co-founder of marijuana startup funder and incubator Gateway, which launches today in Oakland, CA. But even if you’re stoned, you should be able to see the opportunity here. Marijuana prohibition is coming to an end, and massive businesses will grow in its place. Gateway wants… Read More

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Party Like It’s 2003 As PlayStation 2 Emulation Is Coming To PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4 If you’re into big pixels, Sony has a treat for you. The company has secretly been working on a fully functioning PlayStation 2 emulator for the PlayStation 4. It is taking advantage of this emulator for classic PS2 Star Wars games. But the company also confirmed to Wired that it is working on bringing more PS2 games to the PS4. Read More

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Amazon Household Program Expands To Include Unlimited Photo Storage

amazon-photos-cloud Amazon Household, the program that allows adults living under the same roof to share their Amazon Prime benefits, including free shipping and access to Prime Video streaming, has been expanded today, to now include Prime Photos storage. That means that each account holder will receive unlimited photo storage in the cloud plus an additional 5 GB of storage for videos and other files. Until… Read More

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The Samsung Gear VR Is Your Window Into The Future

Screen Shot 2015-11-19 at 3.42.12 PM Virtual reality is a reality…in the sense that the hardware, software and content stars are finally aligning to make the platform approachable by more than just hardcore developers, gamers and hobbyists. There’s always a set of early adopters who take on the heavy lifting and Facebook’s Oculus has been doing just that. Since being acquired by Facebook, Oculus has been working… Read More

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Google Buys Bebop And Names Diane Greene To Lead Enterprise Cloud Effort

Google logo on the wall at their company. In a surprise move today, Google announced it was buying enterprise development platform startup bebop and making its founder, Diane Greene head of Google’s enterprise cloud business. Greene boasts an impressive background as one one of the co-founders and former CEO at VMware. Her company had been operating in stealth up until today’s acquisition. Google made the move official… Read More

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Quora Launches Troll-Free AMA “Writing Sessions”

shutterstock_191953943 The chaos of Reddit’s Ask Me Anythings doesn’t lend itself to the most thoughtful answers. They’re short, plagued by trolls, and people who care about the topic or person might not know an AMA is happening until it’s over. So today, Quora is bringing an air of civility to the crowdsourced question hour with the launch of “Writing Sessions”. They’ll… Read More

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Nuzzel Revamps Its Social News App And Raises $1.7M

Jonathan Abrams Social news aggregator Nuzzel is unveiling version 2.0 of its website and app — a version that CEO Jonathan Abrams described as “Nuzzel for Everyone.” Nuzzel previously worked by creating a feed of the most-shared stories from the people you follow on Twitter. You can still create that personalized news feed, but the service no longer requires a Twitter login. Instead, you… Read More

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SeatGeek Launches A Marketplace Where Anyone Can Sell And Transfer Tickets

Russ D'Souza Jack Groetzinger SeatGeek is already a solid way to score tickets for live events, but now you can use it to sell those tickets, too. In a sense, the tickets on SeatGeek are being resold already, but the model relied on aggregating tickets that were put up for sale on other sites. With today’s launch of the SeatGeek Marketplace, anyone can make their tickets available through SeatGeek itself. Read More

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