• You're going to have to wait a little longer for your OnePlus 2
    You're going to have to wait a little longer for your OnePlus 2

    After the runaway success of the OnePlus One, anticipation is understandably high for its follow-up, and company co-founder Carl Pei has revealed a few more details about when we can expect to see the next OnePlus flagship phone. Speaking to AusDroid

    • Posted May 15, 2017
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  • London Is Redefining Tech Startups Through Adventurous Capital
    London Is Redefining Tech Startups Through Adventurous Capital

    Ismail AhmedCrunch Network Contributor Ismail Ahmed is the founder and CEO of WorldRemit How to join the network London hit an important milestone this month, but you may have missed the news as it emerged with a characteristically British lack of fu

    • Posted May 15, 2017
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  • A Fundraising Template Every Entrepreneur Can Use
    A Fundraising Template Every Entrepreneur Can Use

    Sunil RajaramanCrunch Network Contributor Sunil Rajaraman is the co-founder of Scripted.com How to join the network Raising massive rounds these days is so commonplace that most of us tune out fundraising news altogether. The fundraising environment

    • Posted May 15, 2017
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  • DARPA to develop best practices for 3D printing
    DARPA to develop best practices for 3D printing

    Just as steel's physical properties change depending on how it's produced, so too do 3D printed materials. However, unlike steel, we don't yet fully understand how different these newfound techniques affect the resulting printed item. Sometimes a pri

    • Posted May 15, 2017
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  • University of Miami's hurricane tank simulates storms for scientists
    University of Miami's hurricane tank simulates storms for scientists

    Researchers from the University of Miami have started looking more closely into category five hurricanes this month. No, not by chasing them around -- they're thankfully quite rare -- but by simulating their effects inside a huge indoor tank. Oceanog

    • Posted May 15, 2017
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  • LightSail solar spacecraft gets back in touch with its ground crew
    LightSail solar spacecraft gets back in touch with its ground crew

    If you were on pins and needles wondering whether or not the LightSail solar ship would resume contact with the crew back on Earth, you can relax. The Planetary Society reports that the Carl Sagan-inspired spacecraft rebooted as predicted, and the gr

    • Posted May 15, 2017
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  • Google Calendar won't send you text alerts after June 27th
    Google Calendar won't send you text alerts after June 27th

    We hope you didn't lean too heavily on Google Calendar's text message alerts in order to keep your life organized. Google is warning that Calendar's SMS notifications will vanish for regular users (education, government and work are safe) after June

    • Posted May 14, 2017
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  • Great tech innovators: Ray Kurzweil
    Great tech innovators: Ray Kurzweil

    Age: 67 Company: Google Best known for: Future tech, AI, singularity, inventions Quote: "The power of ideas to transform the world is itself accelerating." Ray Kurzweil is a futurist – someone who studies the future and predicts where humankind

    • Posted May 14, 2017
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  • The Obsession With Silicon Everywhere
    The Obsession With Silicon Everywhere

    There are many commentators who argue that there is a bubble in Silicon Valley today. They may or may not be right, but there is certainly a bubble in places named after the preeminent global tech ecosystem. Silicon Border. Silicon Hills. Silicon Ste

    • Posted May 14, 2017
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  • Push For Greater State Surveillance Powers Could Have Chilling Effect On U.K. Tech Sector
    Push For Greater State Surveillance Powers Could Have Chilling Effect On U.K. Tech Sector

    The U.K. government is lining up a new piece of legislation to expand the state's digital data capture powers. The incoming bill, the Investigatory Powers Bill, was announced in the Queen's speech this week. It has not yet been published in draft for

    • Posted May 14, 2017
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  • Solar Impulse begins its sun-powered flight across the Pacific
    Solar Impulse begins its sun-powered flight across the Pacific

    Solar Impulse has already shown the potential for sun-based aviation in its attempt to fly around the world, but it just embarked on its most ambitious trip yet. Pilot Andre Borschberg has taken off from Nanjing, China on a cross-Pacific flight whose

    • Posted May 14, 2017
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  • Which portable hard drives are worth buying?
    Which portable hard drives are worth buying?

    With all our computers, phones and cameras, we create a lot of data. And while there are plenty of cloud-based options for storing all the information you generate, many people prefer something they can physically touch. A portable hard drive can giv

    • Posted May 14, 2017
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  • Apple says the Watch's irregular heart rate tracking is intentional
    Apple says the Watch's irregular heart rate tracking is intentional

    When Apple trotted out its first update for the Watch, fitness mavens were alarmed at the suddenly inconsistent heart rate tracking. Did Cupertino break one of its wearable's signature features? Well, not quite. Apple has posted an updated support pa

    • Posted May 14, 2017
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  • Android M and Lollipop: Google quietly improves password management across devices
    Android M and Lollipop: Google quietly improves password management across devices

    Image Source: Jacob Siegal, BGR Google on Thursday unveiled Android M, a new version of Android that focuses on improving overall user experience. It also packs quite a few interesting new features, including hidden functionality that Google didn't t

    • Posted May 14, 2017
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  • Comcast's failed TWC merger may blow up in its face- again
    Comcast's failed TWC merger may blow up in its face- again

    Comcast's decision to try to merge with Time Warner Cable last year might go down as one of the biggest strategic blunders of the decade. Not only was Comcast forced to embarrassingly withdraw its bid for the cable company but it also opened itself u

    • Posted May 13, 2017
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  • Millennials Are Destroying Banks, And It's The Banks' Fault
    Millennials Are Destroying Banks, And It's The Banks' Fault

    Millennials are rejecting home ownership across the land. Millennials aren't buying crap anymore, destroying businesses that, well, sell crap. Millennials are changing the workplace to be, I kid you not, more friendly to "millennial values." Mil

    • Posted May 13, 2017
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  • Berlin And Tel Aviv Should Work Better Together
    Berlin And Tel Aviv Should Work Better Together

    Zoe AdamoviczCrunch Network Contributor Zoe Adamovicz is a co-founder at Xyo How to join the network "Germany is the fourth-largest GDP in the world and only an hour timezone away from Israel, and yet most Israeli entrepreneurs strive to collaborate

    • Posted May 13, 2017
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  • YC Grad Yhat Scores $1.5M In Second Seed Round
    YC Grad Yhat Scores $1.5M In Second Seed Round

    When Yhat, the company that has developed solutions to help organize data scientist teams, graduated from the Y Combinator, winter 2015 class, the founders had a goal to raise a million dollars to keep growing the company when they returned to New Yo

    • Posted May 13, 2017
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  • A Look At The Future Of Shopping Inside A Startups Lab In This San Francisco Mall
    A Look At The Future Of Shopping Inside A Startups Lab In This San Francisco Mall

    Facebook LinkedIn Bespoke Retail-Centric Co-Working in Westfield Center Silicon Valley is full of big, disruptive ideas. Now a certain mall in downtown San Francisco would like to capitalize on some of that innovative gold in the hopes that it will b

    • Posted May 13, 2017
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  • The Founder And The Inferiority Complex
    The Founder And The Inferiority Complex

    Lucas RayalaCrunch Network Contributor Lucas Rayala is the founder of Green Alert How to join the network I'm a serial entrepreneur with an inferiority complex. I was diagnosed by an overly cheerful psychiatrist about a year ago as I was getting help

    • Posted May 13, 2017
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