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Location-based virtual reality is increasing its footprint in the U.S.

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Earlier this 12 months, in a small, grey-walled storefront inside a really massive mall in Torrance, Calif. (simply previous the AMC Center) , the virtual reality game-maker Survios planted its first flag in the marketplace for location-based gaming. It’s considered one of a number of firms (many primarily based in ...

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Dot lets you invest in property without the hassle of a traditional mortgage

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Dot, a new U.Ok. startup de-cloaking as we speak, goals to make it simple to invest in property without the hassle of taking out a traditional ‘buy to let’ mortgage. The firm is based by Gray Stern, who beforehand co-founded London-based Buy to Let mortgage lender Landbay, and so is ...

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Edge Sense is starting to come into its own with HTC’s U12+

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Edge Sense has all the time been a gimmick — however who can blame HTC for embracing a gimmick. The firm’s cell division has been struggling in recent times, so why not embrace the novelty of a squeezable aspect enter? The tech bought a bit extra assist when Google embraced ...

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Sign up in the present day: 2-for-1 Innovator passes to Disrupt Berlin

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TechCrunch is headed to Germany but once more to host Disrupt Berlin 2018 on November 29-30. We merely love this metropolis’s startup scene, one of the crucial modern and fastest-growing in Europe. If you’re a founder, investor, hacker or tech chief, you may’t afford to miss Disrupt Berlin. You can ...

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NASA’s newest planet-hunting satellite takes a stellar first test image

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TESS, the satellite launched by NASA final month that can search hundreds of stars for Earth-like exoplanets, has simply despatched again its first test image. It’s simply a fast one, not “science-quality,” nevertheless it does provide you with an thought of the dimensions of the mission: the world TESS will ...

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Bossa Studios launches Worlds Adrift, the first game built on Improbable’s SpatialOS

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Bossa Studios, the London gaming startup backed by Atomico and behind standard titles ‘Surgeon Simulator’ and ‘I am Bread’, is embarking on its largest and most formidable challenge but. Described as a “Community-Crafted MMO,” the place gamers have actually co-built the game’s setting and can proceed to take action, Worlds ...

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Beth Seidenberg of Kleiner Perkins is said to be leaving to start her own fund

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Beth Seidenberg joined Kleiner Perkins 13 years in the past to give attention to life sciences for the storied enterprise agency. Now, in accordance to a Recode report, she’s heading off to start her own life sciences enterprise fund in L.A. the place she lives. We’ve reached out to Kleiner ...

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Starting a robotics company out of faculty? Not so quick, suggest investors

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Every as soon as in a whereas, a faculty scholar or current graduate dares to launch a robotics startup and . . . every thing goes in addition to might be anticipated. Such is the case, for instance, with Alex Rodrigues and Brandon Moak, two former University of Waterloo college ...

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LightTag is a text annotation platform for data scientists creating AI training data

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LightTag, a newly launched startup from a former NLP researcher at Citi, has constructed a “text annotation platform” designed to help data scientists who have to shortly create training data for their AI techniques. It’s a basic picks ‘n’ shovels transfer, in that the bootstrapped Berlin-based firm is hoping to ...

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A Modcloth cofounder just launched an invite-only cryptocurrency

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Cryptocurrency is cool, however what’d be even cooler? If individuals used it to purchase issues. That they don’t as a result of it’s both not safe or onerous to make use of is an issue rising variety of founders is making an attempt to deal with. Among them is Merit, a ...

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