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Urban-X’s investors showcase features high-tech face masks, navigation for the blind and more

The Urban-X investors showcase is a closed-door event that shows off eight different incubated startups to potential investors and press. I stopped by earlier this week to see what the fuss was about. Of the eight companies in Urban-X’s 02 ...

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Nintendo Hopes You’ll Love the Switch So Much, You’ll Buy More Than One

Back in the 1960s, Alka-Seltzer found an incredible way to double its sales volume. It involved no new products, no dramatic advertising campaigns, and no celebrity spokespeople or clever jingle. The company simply started showing two tablets dropping into water, ...

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Crunch Report | Google Home Gets More Personal

Today’s Stories  Google Home can now recognize up to six voices and give personalized responses Google said to be planning a built-in ad blocker for Chrome GoPro to release prosumer spherical camera in fall 2017 FTC tells ‘influencers’ to quit ...

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GameStop will have more Nintendo Switch systems for sale starting March 22

Nintendo Switch is in short supply — which is good news for Nintendo, but not so great news for customers looking to get their hands on one of the new consoles. They’ve been hard to find since launch, and Nintendo ...

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McDonald’s serves up one more, calling Trump a ‘disgusting excuse of a President’ on Twitter

It was a direct reply, but when the world’s second largest restaurant chain slides into the Trump’s mentions to call him “a disgusting excuse of a President,” people are going to take notice. And screenshot the hell out of it. ...

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Twitch to relaunch Curse, acquired last year, as the more social Twitch Desktop App

Hot on the heels of rolling out its own version of Twitter, called Pulse, video game streaming site Twitch today announced its new desktop application, Twitch Desktop App. This is actually a rebranding of Curse App – an application Twitch acquired ...

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Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 makes AI computing possible within cameras, sensors and more

Nvidia has a new generation of its Jetson embedded computing platform for devices at the edge of a network, including things like traffic cameras, manufacturing robotics, smart sensors and more. The Jetson TX2 has twice the performance of its predecessor, ...

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Facebook is making its cross-device Atlas data available to more advertisers

Facebook is changing the way it offers the cross-device ad measurement capabilities of its Atlas platform. The company relaunched the current version of Atlas in 2014 with a focus on what it calls “people-based marketing” — namely, the ability for advertisers ...

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Microsoft plans convergence of PC, Xbox gaming, releases more details on Windows 10 Game Mode

For the last few months we’ve heard tidbits and hints about Microsoft’s upcoming Game Mode for Windows 10. The new mode, which is part of the Creators Update, is supposed to help some games run modestly faster — and as ...

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SocialRank Realtime helps marketers get more proactive on social media

SocialRank co-founder Alex Taub classifies most brand interactions on social media into two broad categories. They’re either broadcasting to all of their followers or, if they’re communicating individually, it’s usually in a reactive way, like responding to a complaint. With the ...

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