Category: apps

Twitter’s user growth goes nowhere and the stock is collapsing

Twitter’s user growth goes nowhere and the stock is collapsing
The small nice-ish story Twitter had going for itself for the past few quarters was that, at the very least,
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HotelTonight now lets you upgrade to a suite for 50% off

HotelTonight now lets you upgrade to a suite for 50% off
Hotel Tonight just launched a new feature that lets users upgrade to suites on the cheap. If available, the option
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Blue is a dating app for verified Twitter users

Blue is a dating app for verified Twitter users
A new app is looking to romantically match folks who are verified Twitter users. Blue, by Loveflutter, has launched a
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Waze finally arrives on Android Auto

Waze finally arrives on Android Auto
After a beta that kicked off earlier in 2017, crowdsourced navigation app Waze is coming to Android Auto. The Google-owned
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Cleo, a chatbot that wants to replace your banking apps, raises £2M led by LocalGlobe

Cleo, a chatbot that wants to replace your banking apps, raises £2M led by LocalGlobe
Cleo, the London-based fintech startup that offers an AI-powered chatbot to help you manage your finances, has closed £2 million
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Blue Apron COO Matthew Wadiak steps down in post-IPO shakeup

Blue Apron COO Matthew Wadiak steps down in post-IPO shakeup
Blue Apron announced several changes at the executive level today, including co-founder Matthew Wadiak stepping down from the COO role
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Wallflower wants to prevent cooking fires by making your stove smarter

Wallflower wants to prevent cooking fires by making your stove smarter
The fire department responds to a home fire every 86 seconds, and many of those start in the kitchen. Wallflower
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Mobile banking startup Varo Money has applied for a bank charter

Mobile banking startup Varo Money has applied for a bank charter
Varo Money, which provides a mobile-first banking product to consumers, wants to take on the big banks. In an effort
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Facebook acquires Source3 to get content creators paid

Facebook acquires Source3 to get content creators paid
Facebook is on the cusp of a big push to lure independent content creators to share their art through the
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Alphabet keeps printing money despite a hefty $2.7B fine from the EU

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Alphabet’s advertising business continues to grow at a mammoth pace despite a very hefty setback from the EU in the
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Apple just dropped iOS 11 beta 4 for developers

Apple just dropped iOS 11 beta 4 for developers
Apple just released a new beta of iOS 11 ahead of the final iOS 11 release in September. Things are
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Amazon’s chat fiction app Rapids ties up with Amazon Studios with launch of ‘Signature Stories’

Amazon’s chat fiction app Rapids ties up with Amazon Studios with launch of ‘Signature Stories’
Today’s kids aren’t just reading books. They’re also tapping and playing with interactive stories on tablets as preschoolers, then delving
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