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Google builds its own subsea cable from the US to France – TechCrunch

Google builds its own subsea cable from the US to France – TechCrunch Google, like all major internet companies, often participates in building new subsea cables because it wants to own the connectivity between its data centers around the world. Those cables are typically built and owned by a consortium …

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3D printed guns are now legal… What’s next? – TechCrunch

3D printed guns are now legal… What’s next? – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor How President Trump could abuse big data and the surveillance state How Intel missed the iPhone revolution On Tuesday, July 10, the DOJ announced a landmark settlement with Austin-based Defense Distributed, a controversial startup led …

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Department of Justice indicts 12 Russian intelligence officers for Clinton email hacks – TechCrunch

Department of Justice indicts 12 Russian intelligence officers for Clinton email hacks – TechCrunch Just days before President Trump is set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Department of Justice has leveled new charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers who allegedly hacked the Democratic National Committee and the …

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MallforAfrica and DHL launch MarketPlace Africa global e-commerce site – TechCrunch

MallforAfrica and DHL launch MarketPlace Africa global e-commerce site – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 accepted into YC, raises $1.2 million Breaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund MallforAfrica and DHL are giving African merchants a global stage. This week the online retailer and delivery …

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Korean Government-Backed Researchers File for Blockchain Patent

Korean Government-Backed Researchers File for Blockchain Patent A South Korean government-funded organization has submitted a blockchain-related patent application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), public documents show. The application, which was submitted by the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) on January 10 of this year, details a …

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A new $124 million for Brazil’s Movile proves that investors still see promise in Latin American tech – TechCrunch

A new $124 million for Brazil’s Movile proves that investors still see promise in Latin American tech – TechCrunch Brazil’s macroeconomic picture may be gloomy, but technology investors still see hope in the nation’s burgeoning technology sector — and a recent $124 million financing for the mobile conglomerate Movile is …

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China’s Xiaomi makes underwhelming public debut in Hong Kong IPO – TechCrunch

China’s Xiaomi makes underwhelming public debut in Hong Kong IPO – TechCrunch China’s Xiaomi, the world’s fifth biggest seller of smartphones, made an underwhelming public debut after it hit the Hong Kong Stock Exchange amid concerns around an ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. Media reports in the …

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Booksy, the worldwide booking system, raises $13.2 million – TechCrunch

Booksy, the worldwide booking system, raises $13.2 million – TechCrunch Booksy, a Poland-based booking application for the beauty business, has raised $13.2 million in a series B effort to drive global growth. The company, founded in 2014 by Stefan Batory and Konrad Howard, is currently seeing 2.5 million bookings per …

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Trov launches its on-demand personal property insurance services in the U.S. – TechCrunch

Trov launches its on-demand personal property insurance services in the U.S. – TechCrunch Trov, the on-demand personal property insurance service, is launching in the U.S., the company announced today. Trov’s first port of call in the U.S. will be Arizona. The service is already available to customers in the UK …

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