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RapChat raises $1.6 million to help you make and share your def jams – TechCrunch

RapChat raises $1.6 million to help you make and share your def jams – TechCrunch The first thing to understand about media sharing app RapChat is that co-founder Seth Miller is not a rapper and his friend, Pat Gibson, is. Together they created RapChat, a service for making and sharing …

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China’s Didi Chuxing launches its ride-hailing service in Mexico – TechCrunch

China’s Didi Chuxing launches its ride-hailing service in Mexico – TechCrunch China’s ride-sharing leader Didi Chuxing has continued its global march after it officially launched in Mexico, expanding its battle with Uber to a new front. The company raised $4 billion in December to expand overseas and it hasn’t held …

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7 childish tips for abusing Alexa Announcements

7 childish tips for abusing Alexa Announcements Amazon’s Alexa has rolled out a new UK feature: announcements. Innovatively titled Alexa Announcements, it allows users to broadcast their voice to other Echo units in the house. This is different to the intercom feature, as rather than a one-on-one conversation, it’s transmitted …

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Flickr just got acquired by SmugMug

Flickr just got acquired by SmugMug Over the weekend, photo hosting platform SmugMug acquired Flickr from Yahoo – sorry, Verizon; merging two companies that have offered similar services for nearly 15 years. So what’s changing, and in which cloud should you stash your photographs? SmugMug said that it couldn’t pass …

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Google confirms some of its own services are now getting blocked in Russia over the Telegram ban – TechCrunch

Google confirms some of its own services are now getting blocked in Russia over the Telegram ban – TechCrunch A shower of paper airplanes darted through the skies of Moscow and other towns in Russia today, as users answered the call of entrepreneur Pavel Durov to send the blank missives out …

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