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HQ Trivia teases upcoming Wheel of Fortune-style mobile game – TechCrunch

HQ Trivia teases upcoming Wheel of Fortune-style mobile game – TechCrunch HQ Trivia is gearing up to debut a follow-up to its wildly popular live mobile game show. Called HQ Words, the company announced this morning they’ll release the Wheel of Fortune-style game in October. HQ Trivia, which airs twice per …

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Mobile social network Path, once a challenger to Facebook, is closing down – TechCrunch

Mobile social network Path, once a challenger to Facebook, is closing down – TechCrunch It’s that time again, folks, time to say goodbye to a social media service from days past. Following the shuttering of Klout earlier this year, now Path, the one-time rival to Facebook, is closing its doors, …

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African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect – TechCrunch

African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor Harley-Davidson is opening a Silicon Valley R&D center to power EV production With a $10 million round, Nigeria’s Paga plans global expansion Samantha Stein Contributor More posts by this contributor Only 48 …

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Walmart to acquire Mexico & Chile-focused grocery delivery service Cornershop for $225M – TechCrunch

Walmart to acquire Mexico & Chile-focused grocery delivery service Cornershop for $225M – TechCrunch Walmart is ramping up its grocery delivery business on the international stage with today’s announcement that it has acquired the crowdsourced, on-demand delivery marketplace Cornershop for $225 million. The rapidly growing service offers on-demand delivery from …

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Lively raises $6.5M to bring its comfortable and inclusive lingerie to brick-and-mortar stores – TechCrunch

Lively raises $6.5M to bring its comfortable and inclusive lingerie to brick-and-mortar stores – TechCrunch Roy Raymond opened a little store called Victoria’s Secret, now one of the most popular lingerie businesses in the world, because he was embarrassed to buy lingerie for his wife in department stores. The brand …

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Alibaba goes big on Russia with joint venture focused on gaming, shopping and more – TechCrunch

Alibaba goes big on Russia with joint venture focused on gaming, shopping and more – TechCrunch Alibaba is doubling down on Russia after the Chinese e-commerce giant launched a joint venture with one of the country’s leading internet companies. Russia is said to have over 70 million internet users, around …

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Jack Ma says he isn’t about to retire from Alibaba but is planning a gradual succession – TechCrunch

Jack Ma says he isn’t about to retire from Alibaba but is planning a gradual succession – TechCrunch Reports of Jack Ma’s impending retirement are greatly exaggerated, it seems. Ma, the co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba, has pushed back on claims that he is on the cusp of leaving the $420 billion …

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Walmart partners with delivery logistics platform Bringg on last-mile grocery delivery – TechCrunch

Walmart partners with delivery logistics platform Bringg on last-mile grocery delivery – TechCrunch Walmart announced on Wednesday a new last-mile delivery pilot program, called Spark Delivery, which focuses on fulfilling customers’ online grocery orders. The retailer is working with delivery logistics platform Bringg, a company that offers an Uber-like or …

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