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Box introduces Box Shield with increased security controls and threat protection

Box has always had to balance the idea of sharing content broadly while protecting it as it moved through the world, but the more you share, the more likely something can go wrong, such as misconfigured shared links that surfaced earlier this year. In an effort to make the system more secure, the company announced […]

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Firefox add-on DownThemAll makes a comeback

Several add-on developers criticized Mozilla in 2015 when the maker of Firefox revealed that it would drop the classic Firefox add-ons system to replace it with a new system based on WebExtensions. […]

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PayPal-backed money lender Tala raises $110M to enter India

Tala, a Santa Monica, California-headquartered startup that creates a credit profile to provide uncollateralized loans to millions of people in emerging markets, has raised $110 million in a new financing round to enter India’s burgeoning fintech space. The Series D financing for the five year-old startup was led by RPS Ventures, with GGV Capital and […]

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Kobiton raises a $5.2M Series A round for its mobile testing platform

Kobiton, an Atlanta-based mobile testing platform that helps developers test their apps on real devices using the open-source Appium automation framework, today announced that it has raised a $5.2 million Series A round. The round was led by BIP Capital, with support from seed investors KMS Technology and Kinetic Ventures, as well as BetterCloud executive […]

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Opera 63.0 Stable is out: here is what is new

Opera Software released a new version of the company’s desktop web browser Opera to the public on August 20, 2019. Opera 63.0 improves the browser’s private mode among other things. Opera users […]

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African incubator MEST has a new MD and 11 fresh startup investments

Pan-African incubator MEST announced investments in 11 startups from its 2019 cohort that will each receive $100,000 in financing. The $1.1 million backing for a graduating class is the largest to date for the Accra-based organization — which operates as a training program and seed fund for African innovators to build successful commercial tech companies. […]

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Vivaldi 2.7 is out: here is what is new

Vivaldi Technologies released Vivaldi 2.7, a new stable version of the company’s Vivaldi web browser, on August 21, 2019 to the public. The new release refines features of the web browser and […]

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Xiaomi launches Mi A3 Android One smartphone with 48MP rear camera in India for $181

Google has found a committed partner for Android One in Xiaomi. The Chinese electronics giant today announced the launch of Mi A3, an Android One smartphone, in India as the company looks to expand its handset offering in its most important market. The Mi A3, which is the third Android One handset from Xiaomi, features […]

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Tablacus Explorer is a file manager with a tabbed interface and a ton of add-ons

We have reviewed many file managers here, the most recent one was an old-school looking one called FAR Manager. Let’s take a look at a different file manager: Tablacus Explorer. Tablacus Explorer […]

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Here are the 82 startups from day 2 of Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Days

Team TechCrunch was back for Day 2 of Y Combinator’s Summer 2019 Demo Days where we heard from another massive chunk of startups that are taking disruption very seriously, even if they’re aiming to upend companies that only launched in Y Combinator a few classes ago. The total class of on-record Demo Days launches came […]

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YC-backed Stoic is a journaling app with a focus on understanding your feelings

The process of using the Stoic journaling app is simple: You open the app in the morning and the evening, when you’ll be prompted to answer a couple of questions and perform a few simple exercises. For example, this evening the app asked me to rate my current level of fulfillment and to identify what […]

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Timbuk2’s Parker is a commuter backpack made for the long haul

It’s finally Bag Week again! The most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you reviews of bags of all varieties: from backpacks to rollers to messengers to fanny packs. Honestly, I’d thought I’d have grown out of backpacks by this point in my life. I had a […]

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DEAL: Smart Camera With Facial Recognition and Alexa Support, Down to $25 ($35 Off Coupon)

Smart cameras and smart security cameras with facial recognition are all the rage right now, but if you’ve been shopping for one, you’ll know that they can be very expensive. Nest’s cheapest option is $199 and Ring’s cheapest option is $179 (and it lacks facial recognition). Needless to say, protecting the home can be expensive. … Continued

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Independent report on Facebook bias catalogues mild complaints from conservatives

An independent investigator has issued a preliminary report on its work determining the existence and/or extent of bias against conservatives on Facebook. It’s refreshingly light reading — the complaints are less “Facebook is a den of liberals” and more “we need more transparency on ad policies.”

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