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Fintech LendInvest's growth slows due to 'challenging' property market and investment

LONDON — Online mortgage marketplace LendInvest saw revenue growth slow and profits dive last year as it invested for growth and dealt with "cha...

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Google DeepMind is giving the NHS free access to its patient monitoring app (GOOG)

The financial terms of Google DeepMind's partnership with the Royal Free London NHS Foundation have been disclosed for the first time. Google's artif...

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'Looking for Leia' film shines light on Star Wars fangirls - CNET

Annelise Ophelian talks about her crowdfunded documentary, which asks women inspired by Star Wars about their love for a galaxy far, far away...

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'Looking for Leia' shines a light on Star Wars fangirls - CNET

We speak with Annelise Ophelian about her crowdfunded film, which asks women inspired by Star Wars about their love for a galaxy far, far away...

CNET
Ethereum's flash-crash victims are getting their money back

People who lost money as a result of Ethereum's flash crash on Wednesday are being made whole, according to a blog post from GDAX. We will establish a process to...

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Some of Ethereum's flash-crash victims are getting their money back

Some people who lost money as a result of Ethereum's flash crash on Wednesday are being made whole, according to a press release sent out Friday by GDAX. &amp...

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Tech investor accused of sexual harassment takes leave - CNET

Justin Caldbeck, co-founder of Silicon Valley VC firm Binary Capital, apologizes to those he hurt and "to the greater tech ecosystem."...

CNET
Plastic Water Bottles Might Have Poisoned Ancient Californians

Native Americans living in California made their own plastic water bottles. However, they didn't know how toxic that might be...

Wired
Crunch Report | Google To Stop Scanning Inboxes

 Today’s Stories  Google now has all the data it needs, will stop scanning Gmail inboxes for ad personalization Samsung’s...

Techcrunch
Seattle Police Department suspends its Twitch channel following Charleena Lyles controversy

 Facing backlash on its handling of the officer-involved shooting death of Charleena Lyles, the Seattle Police Department will shut down its official Twitch c...

Techcrunch
There’s reason to think some people will come back to Uber now that its CEO has resigned

Travis Kalanick's decision to resign from his post as Uber's CEO isn’t likely to turn around the...

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Five building blocks of a data-driven culture

 To be data-driven requires an overarching data culture that couples a number of elements, including high-quality data, broad access and data literacy and app...

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Andrew Ng announces Deeplearning.ai, his new venture after leaving Baidu

 Andrew Ng, the former chief scientist of Baidu, announced his next venture, Deeplearning.ai, with only a logo, a domain name and a footnote pointing to an Au...

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For Binary Capital’s investors, a public apology may fall short

 In May of last year, venture capitalist Justin Caldbeck of Binary Capital tweeted: “Big believers in ‘addition by subtra...

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First ever close-up footage of DNA replication will have experts rewriting textbooks

For the first time, scientists have recorded DNA replication in real time. The scientists extracted DNA from E. coli bacteria, died it, and then watched the DNA replicate itse...

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Hackers reportedly leaked 32 terabytes of secret Windows 10 code (MSFT)

A huge compilation of Microsoft's proprietary Windows 10 software code has been leaked online, according to the Register. The leak contains more...

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Hackers leaked 32 terabytes of secret Windows 10 code (MSFT)

A huge compilation of Microsoft's proprietary Windows 10 software code has been leaked online, as originally reported by the Register. The leak contains more than...

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Tweeters riled by CEOs 'experiencing' homelessness via VR - CNET

Commentary: A video of business people donning VR headsets posted to Twitter by a homelessness charity in Australia makes many think of a painful dystopian future...

CNET
Uber has seen a sharp drop in new driver retention this year: Apptopia

 Uber has seen a sharp drop in retention rates for new drivers in the U.S., according to analysis of the Uber driver app provided to TechCrunch by app analyti...

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Walmart reportedly won’t bid for Whole Foods after Amazon’s huge offer

 Walmart isn’t actively considering a bid for Whole Foods, which Amazon said it would purchase for $13.7 billion last week, according to a r...

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Instagram 'Favorites' list lets you control who sees your pics - CNET

Not everything on Instagram is worth sharing to the world...

CNET
SpaceX has launched and landed another used rocket, saving what could be millions of dollars

SpaceX on Friday kicked off the first of two rocket launches this weekend with a smashing success. The aerospace company, founded by tech mogul Elon Musk, fired off a Falcon...

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Instagram testing ‘Favorites’ list so you can control who sees your pics - CNET

Not everything on Instagram is worth sharing to the world...

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Inside Apple’s rocky road to Hollywood, and what happened to Dr. Dre’s show (AAPL)

Last week, Apple finally hired a head of video programming — actually two — in a moment that Hollywood had been waiting for since Netflix a...

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Russians make a fidget spinner out of... cars? - CNET

This trend has officially gone too far...

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These are the watches worn by some of the most powerful tech CEOs

Since it was invented over 200 years ago, the wristwatch has been an integral component of fashion. In addition to their practical functionality of telling time, a watch serv...

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Snapchat’s newest feature is also its biggest privacy threat

Earlier this week, Snapchat introduced Snap Map, an opt-in function that allows you to share your location with your friends on a map. Snapchat’s introduction video to...

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Lexus, Volvo, Audi — 3 great choices when it comes to luxury SUVs

The SUV market has been booming for the past few years, and that means the luxury SUV market has also been on the rise. Business has gotten so good that brand...

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VC Justin Caldbeck is taking an indefinite leave of absence, apologizes to the women he ‘made feel uncomfortable’

 In light of allegations of sexual harassment and unwanted sexual advances, Binary Capital co-founder and managing Partner Justin Caldbeck is taking an indefi...

Techcrunch
Google to stop scanning Gmail content to help sell ads

The practice had raised concerns among privacy watchdog and users...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 said to cost $900, launch in September - CNET

If rumors are true, the Note 8 will be Samsung’s most expensive Galaxy phone to date...

CNET
New Apple Store gets a MacBook roof - CNET

The roof of Chicago’s new Apple Store has been revealed. The real question is: Is it an Air or a Pro?...

CNET
Watch SpaceX launch and land its second used rocket of the year

SpaceX is on a roll. It has successfully launched and landed its second used rocket of the year. This makes 8 successful rocket launches for 2017, so far, and...

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Myths about weight loss that could actually make you gain more weight

A 2016 study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) followed more than a dozen former “Biggest Losers&rdq...

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How To Turn Off Snapchat’s Stalkerish Snap Map Feature

It's called Ghost Mode...

Wired
SpaceX successfully launches reused Falcon 9 rocket, recovers first stage

 SpaceX has successfully launched a Falcon 9 to orbit during its BulgariaSat-1 mission Friday. The launch reused a first stage booster first employed during a...

Techcrunch
We talked to Apple insiders about the tech giant's TV show ambitions, which are heating up in a major way

Last week, Apple finally hired a head of video programming — actually two — in a moment that Hollywood had been waiting for since Netflix a...

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We talked to Apple insiders about the tech giant's TV show ambitions, which are heating up in a major way (AAPL)

Last week, Apple finally hired a head of video programming — actually two — in a moment that Hollywood had been waiting for since Netflix a...

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Apple insiders describe the tech giant's TV show ambitions, which just ramped up in a major way

Last week, Apple finally hired a head of video programming — actually two — in a moment that Hollywood had been waiting for since Netflix a...

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A tech worker wants to put up San Francisco's homeless population on a cruise ship

A tech worker once publicly berated for his negative comments on the homeless population is floating an idea to put people living without she...

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Watch a tiny virus take a constitutional under a laser-powered 3D microscope

 If you’re anything like me, you spend a significant portion of the day wondering about the paths viruses take when they’r...

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Amazon drops non-compete lawsuit against former exec who went to work for Smartsheet (AMZN)

Looks like Smartsheet gets to keep its new hire. Amazon has dropped its suit against Gene Farrell, a former executive at its Amazon Web Services (AWS) division who recently to...

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Amazon drops non-compete lawsuit against former exec who went to work for a startup (AMZN)

Looks like Smartsheet gets to keep its new hire. Amazon has dropped its suit against Gene Farrell, a former executive at its Amazon Web Services (AWS) division who recently to...

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Chicago's new Apple Store has a gigantic Mac for its roof - CNET

The roof of Chicago’s new Apple Store has been revealed. The real question is: Is it an Air or a Pro?...

CNET
The 5 best new songs you can stream right now

This week, Drake unveiled a laid-back summer track at a fashion show, and DJ Khaled released a Calvin Harris-produced jam featuring Travis Scott and Jeremih.  Music is e...

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Local businesses can now feature content directly in Google search results

Last year, Google opened up a program called “Posts on Google,” which let big companies and celebrities feature content in a carousel in search results. And today, G...

The Verge
Demi Lovato: I 'have to' share with my fans online every day

You’ve probably heard of Demi Lovato. The former Disney star turned international pop star (“Camp Rock&am...

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Why Aren't More Employees Suing Uber?

Arbitration agreements prevent lawsuits---but exacerbate the cultural problems endemic to startups...

Wired
Female founders accuse VC Justin Caldbeck of making unwanted advances

 Yesterday The Information reported on allegations made by half a dozen women working in the tech industry who say they have faced unwanted and inappropriate...

Techcrunch
The 3:59 extended edition: Are you an iPad Pro or Surface Pro? - CNET

Here's the full podcast and YouTube post-show from one of our favorite episodes this week...

CNET
I'm finally going to cut the cord — because of Phil Jackson and James Dolan

Lots of people are ditching cable these days. They're often sick of the big bills, or paying for loads of channels they never watch. Or maybe they are just findin...

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I'm finally going to cut the cord–because of Phil Jackson and James Dolan

Lots of people are ditching cable these days. They're often sick of the big bills, or paying for loads of channels they never watch. Or maybe they are just findin...

Business Insider Tech
Google is going to stop reading the mail in your Gmail inbox to target ads to you (GOOGL)

Google's not going to be peeking in your inbox anymore.  The search giant announced Friday it will stop scannin...

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Google is going to stop reading the mail in your Gmail inbox to help target ads to you (GOOGL)

Google's not going to be peeking in your inbox anymore.  The search giant announced Friday it will stop scannin...

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20 of the best 'Game of Thrones' fan theories - CNET

Who's going to kill who? Who's already dead? And who will ride the dragons?...

CNET
HTC’s next Edge Sense features for the U11 still seem very gimmicky

HTC today released a video of some new features coming to Edge Sense, the headlining, squeeze-your-phone-to-do-something feature of its U11 smartphone. The examples show...

The Verge
The 404 Show 1704: What is Amazon gonna do with all these Whole Foods? (podcast) - CNET

Who else better to talk about Amazon's jaw-dropping purchase of Whole Foods than the man who covers the company for CNET? Ben Fox Rubin is back to share his thoug...

CNET
42 percent of Amazon Echo owners have bought a second device (or more)

Here’s a promising metric for Amazon, in terms of its ability to maintain its current lead in the voice computing market: 42 percent of Amazon Echo owners ha...

Techcrunch
42 percent of smart speaker owners have bought a second device (or more)

 Here’s a promising metric for Amazon, in terms of its ability to maintain its current lead in the voice computing market: 42 percent of sma...

Techcrunch
Laugh it up! 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' marathon on the way - CNET

In the not-too-distant future, 38 classic episodes of the movie-mocking show will be livestreaming...

CNET
Google won't scan your Gmail anymore for ad targeting - CNET

The tech giant will stop combing through emails to tailor ads. But it’s not like it doesn't have all your info anyway...

CNET
THE APP ENGAGEMENT REPORT: The tools and tactics brands, marketers, and app makers can use to keep users invested and maximize value

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Mobile-...

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note8 will reportedly be the company’s most expensive smartphone yet

 Samsung is preparing to launch its most expensive smartphone yet this September, VentureBeat reports. Notably, this launch timeline for the Galaxy Note8 wil...

Techcrunch
Evolutionary biologists have been misinterpreting a key point in Darwin’s theory for years

Richard Prum, Coe Professor at Yale University and author of “The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex,” reveals details of&...

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The best 'Call of Duty' game ever is coming to PlayStation 4

"Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" — the best game in the long-running series — launched 10 years ago.  If your trigger finger hasn't...

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Google will not scan your Gmail anymore for ad targeting - CNET

The tech giant will stop combing through emails to tailor ads. But it’s not like they don’t have all your info anyway...

CNET
How the iPhone came to be (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 89) - CNET

It's the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone, and Scott Forstall talks about how the iPhone happened. So which came first -- The iPhone or the iPad?...

CNET
Google will stop scanning your Gmail messages to sell targeted ads

Google will stop its long-standing practice of scanning the contents of individual Gmail users for advertising purposes, according to a report from the Financial Times...

The Verge
Dodge Demon acknowledgement letter ensures owners don't screw it up - Roadshow

Owners can still do what they want, but Dodge gives some pretty good advice in this document...

CNET
A new Netflix documentary about the Gawker vs. Hulk Hogan trial will change how you see the case

Any documentary filmmaker would like to delve into the trial between Hulk Hogan and Gawker: a high-profile case filled with sex, betrayal, and outlandish courtroom testimony...

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How DJ Khaled revived his career and became a pop superstar with his marketing genius

In October 2015, DJ Khaled's eighth album, "I Changed a Lot," debuted at No. 12 on the Billboard album chart, moving an unremarkable 19...

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New algorithm lets you make anything in origami

 They say if you fold 1,000 origami cranes out of individual sheets of paper your deepest wishes will be granted. I tried it once – I was a...

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RBC: Apple is beefing up its music service as it continues to battle Spotify (AAPL)

Apple Music is making big strides in its fight against Spotify. The music streaming service is negotiating prices, increasing subscribers and developing original content in i...

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Google now has all the data it needs, will stop scanning Gmail inboxes for ad personalization

 Here’s a surprise announcement from Google: the company today said that it will stop scanning the inboxes of Gmail’s free...

Techcrunch
Mysterious Planet 10 could be hiding out beyond Pluto - CNET

Move over, Planet 9. There's a new possible planet lurking out in the solar system and it could be messing with a whole lot of distant space rocks...

CNET
Affordable adventure in the $25,895 2018 Subaru Outback - Roadshow

The prices aren't much higher than last year, which is always nice...

CNET
Local businesses can now post on Google with Posts on Google

 Until now, Posts on Google only allowed a small number of celebrities, sports teams, sports leagues, movie studios and museums to post social network-style u...

Techcrunch
Galaxy S8's voice sidekick can do things Siri can't - CNET

Here are the important things you need to know about Samsung’s new voice app...

CNET
Leaked photos of the Tesla Model 3 ignite an internet power struggle

Yesterday afternoon, popular gadget reviewer Marques Brownlee tweeted out a link to an article on a Tesla fan site of new leaked photos of the upcoming, hotly anticipate...

The Verge
A month with the Catalyst Fermentation System

 I’ve been following the multiple “easy” brewing systems available online for a while now and have never...

Techcrunch
Mozilla: This $2M is yours if you can 'decentralize' the web - CNET

It's not a "Silicon Valley" plot line. The Firefox maker and the National Science Foundation are aiming for a free and accessible intern...

CNET
Satellogic raises $27M for affordable, high-resolution imaging satellites

 Space tech company Satellogic has raised $27 million in a Series B round led by Chinese internet giant Tencent, and with participation by CrunchFund (disclos...

Techcrunch
Samsung’s Classy New TV Moonlights as a Work of Art

One click on the remote toggles between a television and a display for digital art...

Wired
Jeff Bezos just handed corporate America a $50 billion question

If you needed any further proof that Amazon is shaking the US commercial landscape to it's very core, look no further than the past week. Amazon's $1...

Business Insider Tech
The insane workouts Alison Brie did to get in shape for her new show

At 5'3", Alison Brie seems like the last person who could play a convincing professional wrestler, but her trainer is here to tell you she&#0...

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Subaru prices fancier, prettier 2018 Legacy from $22,195 - Roadshow

It's not much more expensive than last year, at least for the base trim...

CNET
Friday Freebie: PhraseExpress automatically inserts and corrects text - CNET

This indispensable utility will save you tons of time. Plus: Get the horror co-op shooter Killing Floor absolutely free. Plus-plus: two other awesome bonus deals!...

CNET
YouTube’s mobile app will soon better display all video formats, add messaging

 On the heels of a major redesign of its desktop site which delivered an overall cleaner look-and-feel and a “dark mode” f...

Techcrunch
John McAfee's latest gambit is mining Ethereum — the cryptocurrency that's up nearly 4000% this year

MGT Capital, the company run by John McAfee, said it will start to mine Ethereum — the bitcoin rival that's su...

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John McAfee's latest gambit is mining Ethereum — the cryptocurrency that's up nearly 4,000% this year

MGT Capital, the company run by John McAfee, said it would start to mine Ethereum — the bitcoin rival that has surged nearly 4,000% this year &md...

Business Insider Tech
One coder recreated the first level of 'Super Mario Bros' in augmented reality and played it in Central Park

After Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the company's ARKit during last month's Worldwide Developers Conference, it became clear that augmented reality was...

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Nissan’s ProPILOT driver assist features coming to the new LEAF EV

 Nissan will be bringing its ProPILOT Assist ADAS features to the brand new Nissan LEAF, the redesigned version of its pioneering EV, which is still &...

Techcrunch
10 of the best school lunch programs around the world

Across the globe, particularly in countries that place strong value on education, lunchtime is as important as hiring good teachers and keeping up with the la...

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FCC grants OneWeb approval to launch over 700 satellites for ‘space internet’

FCC chairman Ajit Pai has released a statement announcing that the commission has granted OneWeb approval for US market access to launch a network of internet-beaming sa...

The Verge
Obama reportedly directed the NSA to infect Russia with cyber weapons to cause ‘pain’

The National Security Agency infected key Russian networks with remotely-controlled "implants" that would cause "pain and discomfort&...

Business Insider Tech
THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2017 REPORT: How the IoT is improving lives to transform the world -

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The Int...

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'The Bad Batch': Every Good Director Needs a Messy Second Movie

Sophomore slumps are common, sure, but sometimes things are misunderstood for a reason—and Ana Lily Amirpour's new outing is no exception...

Wired
ORide Is a Prototype for an Encrypted Uber That Can't Track You

Researchers built a proof-of-concept system to show that Uber and Lyft don't actually need to know where you are...

Wired
'Love at first sight': The bizarre story of how Amazon's deal for Whole Foods went down (AMZN, WFM)

Amazon shocked the world last week when it announced a $13.7 billion deal to buy organic-grocer Whole Foods — a warning sho...

Business Insider Tech
Instagram tests favorites, a major rethinking of private sharing

Instagram has begun testing a way to share posts with a more limited group of friends. Called favorites, the feature attempts to improve on earlier social network friend...

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