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Andy Rubin-backed AR hardware startup CastAR reportedly shuts down

 An augmented reality headset startup founded by former Valve employees and funded by Android co-creator Andy Rubin’s Playground Global is shutting down after it failed to receive ...

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Israeli spy agency creates fund to invest in tech firms

Israel's Mossad spy agency is starting a fund to invest in technology firms creating products that could assist its work, including those involving robotics and encryption, the prime minister's ...

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Pandora CEO Tim Westergren departs

Pandora, under intensifying pressure from Spotify and Apple Music, says that CEO Tim Westergren has stepped down.

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Self-driving startup said on Tuesday it raised $50 million in a second round of funding as the Silicon Valley company prepared to deploy its technology in ...

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Fraud trial for pharma bad boy Shkreli begins

Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical executive dubbed "the most hated man in America" for his astronomical price hikes on an AIDS treatment, arrived Monday at a federal court to face fraud ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Medical Xpress

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OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T To Get Android O This Year

The benefits to being a smaller company with few products in its portfolio is that OnePlus gets to concentrate more and pour more resources and efforts into products that they do have. This ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Ubergizmo

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Greek garbage collectors reject compromise as trash piles up

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's municipal garbage collectors on Tuesday rejected a government compromise offer and decided to continue an 11-day protest that has left mounds ...

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U.S. antitrust lawsuit against Qualcomm to proceed, judge rules

(Reuters) - The Federal Trade Commission's antitrust lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc can proceed, a federal judge ruled late on Monday, meaning the iPhone chip supplier must now wage a fight with ...

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Takata files for bankruptcy after fatality-ridden airbag scandal - Roadshow

Cost-cutting by any means necessary isn't always the smartest decision.

Mon 26 Jun 17 from CNET

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Amazon envisages drone-delivery towers for urban areas

A patent filed by Amazon outlines the company's vision for vertical drone delivery hives that could be destined for urban centers. These tall, multilevel cylinders would receive truck ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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