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Badi gets $30M for AI-aided room rentals – TechCrunch

Badi gets $30M for AI-aided room rentals – TechCrunch Should you let AI help you pick your roommates? Barcelona-based urban room rental startup Badi thinks so, and it’s just closed a $30M Series B funding round less than a year after a $10M Series A — suggesting algorithm-aided matchmaking is resonating …

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Amazon warehouse workers in Europe stage ‘we are not robots’ protests – TechCrunch

Amazon warehouse workers in Europe stage ‘we are not robots’ protests – TechCrunch Amazon warehouse workers in several countries in Europe are protesting over what they claim are inhuman working conditions which treat people like robots. It’s the latest in a series of worker actions this year. They’ve timed the …

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Xiaomi is opening a retail store in London as it extends its Europe push – TechCrunch

Xiaomi is opening a retail store in London as it extends its Europe push – TechCrunch Xiaomi’s expansion into Europe continues at speed after the Chinese smartphone maker announced plans to open its first retail store in London. The company is best known for developing quality Android phones at affordable …

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What the Bolsonaro victory means for Brazil’s startup ecosystme – TechCrunch

What the Bolsonaro victory means for Brazil’s startup ecosystme – TechCrunch Pedro H. Ramos Contributor Pedro H. Ramos is a partner at Baptista Luz Advogados. Pedro has been representing clients in the technology sector since 2009. He is an advisor to the Interministerial Committee for Digital Transformation, a board member …

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Italian consumer watchdog hands down €15M in fines to Apple and Samsung for slowing devices – TechCrunch

Italian consumer watchdog hands down €15M in fines to Apple and Samsung for slowing devices – TechCrunch Italy’s Autorità garante della concorrenza e del mercato, roughly equivalent to this America’s FTC, has fined Apple and Samsung a total of $15 million for the companies’ practice of forcing updates on consumers …

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Juventus Soccer Club Is Launching a Crypto Token to Give Fans a ‘Voice’

Juventus Soccer Club Is Launching a Crypto Token to Give Fans a ‘Voice’ One of the most popular soccer clubs in the world is launching a crypto token that it says will boost fan numbers by allowing them to “be heard.” For the effort, Italy’s Juventus Football Club, which boasts Cristiano Ronaldo …

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Xiaomi goes after global markets with two new Android One phones – TechCrunch

Xiaomi goes after global markets with two new Android One phones – TechCrunch Xiaomi gave Google’s well-intentioned but somewhat-stalled Android One project a major boost last year when it unveiled its first device under the program, Mi A1. That’s now joined by not one but two sequel devices, after the …

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