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Facebook’s Camera AR platform head is coming to TC Sessions: AR/VR – TechCrunch

Facebook’s Camera AR platform head is coming to TC Sessions: AR/VR – TechCrunch Augmented reality has the potential to change how we interact with the internet, as these technologies scale you can certainly bet that Facebook is going to be looking to shape what’s possible. At our one-day TC Sessions: …

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OnePlus is developing its own smart TV – TechCrunch

OnePlus is developing its own smart TV – TechCrunch Smartphone upstart OnePlus’s upcoming 6T flagship promises to bring changes — it’ll see it ditch the headphone jack and sport an in-screen fingerprint reader — but first there’s something else. OnePlus is developing its first smart TV. CEO Pete Lau revealed the details …

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A new CSS-based web attack will crash and restart your iPhone – TechCrunch

A new CSS-based web attack will crash and restart your iPhone – TechCrunch A security researcher has found a new way to crash and restart any iPhone — with just a few lines of code. Sabri Haddouche tweeted a proof-of-concept webpage with just 15 lines of code which, if visited, …

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Golden Gate Ventures closes new $100M fund for Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

Golden Gate Ventures closes new $100M fund for Southeast Asia – TechCrunch Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures has announced the close of its newest (and third) fund for Southeast Asia at a total of $100 million. The first hit a first close in the summer, as TechCrunch reported at the time, …

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Google gets more RCS messaging support from Samsung – TechCrunch

Google gets more RCS messaging support from Samsung – TechCrunch Google has secured a bit more buy in from Samsung for a next generation text messaging standard it’s long been promoting. The Android OS maker’s hope for Rich Communication Services (RCS), which upgrades what SMS can offer to support richer comms and …

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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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Latin America is the next stage in the race for dominance in the ride-hailing market – TechCrunch

Latin America is the next stage in the race for dominance in the ride-hailing market – TechCrunch Nathan Lustig Contributor Nathan Lustig is an entrepreneur and managing partner at Magma Partners, a seed-stage investment fund in Santiago, Chile. More posts by this contributor Latin America’s Groupon Mafia A new era …

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Google adds a bunch of rugged devices to its Android Enterprise Recommended program – TechCrunch

Google adds a bunch of rugged devices to its Android Enterprise Recommended program – TechCrunch Rugged smartphones, the kind of devices that business can give to their employees who work in harsh environments, are a bit of a specialty market. Few consumers, after all, choose their smartphones based on how …

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Google’s Wear OS gets a new look – TechCrunch

Google’s Wear OS gets a new look – TechCrunch Wear OS, Google’s smartphone operating system that was once called Android Wear, is getting a new look today. Google says the overall idea here is to give you quicker access to information and more proactive help. In line with the Google …

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Huawei bags Apple’s 2nd place spot in global smartphone sales: Gartner – TechCrunch

Huawei bags Apple’s 2nd place spot in global smartphone sales: Gartner – TechCrunch Another analyst has Huawei overtaking Apple in the global smartphone rankings for the second quarter this year. The latest figures from Gartner put Huawei ahead on sales to end users in Q2. Overall, Gartner says sales of smartphones …

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