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'Wonder Woman' $100 million box office is the best opening for a female director

Image: warner Bros By Adam Rosenberg2017-06-04 16:29:17 UTC Patty Jenkins is a star. Wonder Woman banked an estimated $ 100.5 million in domestic ticket sales, making it the largest-ever opening for a film directed by a woman — that’s Jenkins. ...

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Nintendo Defends Killing NES Classic, Even With 2.3 Million Sold

Most companies, having unexpectedly stumbled into an extremely popular product, would gear up for production, hire more people, increase supply, and ride the revenue train for as long as they could. Nintendo is not most companies. According to Reggie Fils-Aimé, ...

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Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

Quora just became the unicorn of subjective human knowledge. After eight years carefully cultivating an intelligent question and answer community, it’s just raised an $ 85 million Series D round co-led by Collaborative Fund and Y Combinator’s Continuity Fund. Quora ...

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Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

Quora just became the unicorn of subjective human knowledge. After eight years carefully cultivating an intelligent question and answer community, it’s just raised an $ 85 million Series D round co-led by Collaborative Fund and Y Combinator’s Continuity Fund. Quora ...

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Apple plans to invest $500 million for new research centers in China

Apple is trying to tap into local talent by building new research centers around the world. As spotted by MacRumors, the company just announced on its Chinese website that it is going to build two new R&D centers in Shanghai ...

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These adorable teddy bears were reportedly hacked to expose 2 million messages

They’re really quite sinister. Image: cloudpets By Jack Morse2017-02-28 03:45:03 UTC As if you needed another reason not to put an internet-connected microphone in your child’s bedroom.  A California-based toy company selling “a message you can hug” reportedly exposed over ...

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Wiivv steps on $4 million to bring your feet into the 21st century

Hardware Battlefield favorite Wiivv has announced a $ 4 million Series A funding and an acquisition. Not too shabby for a footwear company. But remember: this isn’t just any shoe company. Founded by Shamil Hargovan and Louis-Victor Jadavji the team at ...

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Vizio settles for $2.2 million in FTC suit over snooping on consumers’ viewing habits

TV maker Vizio will pay $ 2.2 million to settle a lawsuit after it was shown that for years the company has been secretly collecting viewing data and selling it to third parties. The penalty may seem light, but the ...

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South Korea fines Qualcomm $850 million for its patent licensing practices

American chipmaker Qualcomm is in trouble in South Korea. The country’s antitrust regulator has fined the company roughly $ 850 million (1.03 trillion won) for its patent royalty activities in South Korea. Many of you are familiar with Qualcomm for ...

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Osmo raises $24 million from Sesame, Mattel and other big names in toys and education

Hardware kits, internet-connected toys and robots that teach kids to code are now commonplace. But Osmo, an early entrant in IoT toys, is pulling ahead of the pack with funding and partnerships with top names in the field. Specifically, Osmo ...

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