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April 1, 2019
[TECH NEWS] WordPress.com parent company launches work collaboration platform Happy Tools

[TECH NEWS] WordPress.com parent company launches work collaboration platform Happy Tools

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce and Jetpack, is launching a new suite of products focused on the future of work — Happy Tools. Automattic is a remote company with more than 850 employees working from 68 countries. And the company has built a bunch of products over the years to communicate, collaborate and work.…
April 1, 2019
[TECH NEWS] ManoMano raises $125 million for its home improvement e-commerce platform

[TECH NEWS] ManoMano raises $125 million for its home improvement e-commerce platform

French startup ManoMano is raising a new funding round of $125 million (€110 million). The company operates an e-commerce website and marketplace focused on home improvement and gardening. ManoMano is part of the great unbundling of general e-commerce platforms. By focusing on a vertical in particular, the company can provide a large product offering, competitive…
April 1, 2019
[TECH NEWS] The best and worst April Fools’ jokes from around the web

[TECH NEWS] The best and worst April Fools’ jokes from around the web

The tech world sure does love a good prank. While some sat out on April Fools’, a number of big tech companies embraced the opportunity to waste time this way. So without any further ado, here are the April Fools’ pranks from around the web: The good 1) Google Tulip Google Tulip, in my humble…
April 1, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Mailgun changes hands again as Thoma Bravo buys majority stake

[TECH NEWS] Mailgun changes hands again as Thoma Bravo buys majority stake

Mailgun, an email API delivery service, announced today that it was selling a majority stake in the company to private equity firm Thoma Bravo. The companies did not share terms, but this is the second owner in the company’s eight-year history. Mailgun provides API services for building email functionality into applications. It has more than…
April 1, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Facebook asks for public input about its plans for a content oversight board

[TECH NEWS] Facebook asks for public input about its plans for a content oversight board

In November, Facebook announced its plans to create an external content oversight board that would serve as something of a “supreme court” for Facebook’s more controversial content policy decisions. With the release of a draft charter in January, the company took the first steps to describe how this content review board would function. Today, Facebook is…
April 1, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Tinder fills Chief Product Officer position with hiring of Ravi Mehta

[TECH NEWS] Tinder fills Chief Product Officer position with hiring of Ravi Mehta

Tinder today announced it has hired Facebook vet Ravi Mehta as its new chief product officer, as the company continues to shift Tinder’s focus to the younger demographic still enjoying the “single lifestyle.” Mehta’s background includes more than 20 years in the industry, including time at Facebook, TripAdvisor and Microsoft. Most recently, Mehta had served…
April 1, 2019
[TECH NEWS] CMU team develops a robot and drone system for mine rescues

[TECH NEWS] CMU team develops a robot and drone system for mine rescues

The team is preparing for DARPA’s subterranean challenge in a Pennsylvania coal mine.
March 31, 2019
[TECH NEWS] China’s grocery delivery battle heats up with Meituan’s entry

[TECH NEWS] China’s grocery delivery battle heats up with Meituan’s entry

Fast, affordable food delivery service has been life-changing for many working Chinese, but some still prefer to whip up their own meals. These people may not have the time to pick up fresh ingredients from brick-and-mortar stores, so China’s startups and large companies are trying to make home-cooked meals more effortless for busy workers by…
March 31, 2019
[TECH NEWS] A look at new power banks from OmniCharge and Fuse Chicken

[TECH NEWS] A look at new power banks from OmniCharge and Fuse Chicken

When you’ve been doing this job long enough, you start to develop strange interests (though some might compellingly argue that strange interests are a prerequisite). Lately for me it’s been power banks. Quite possibly the least sexy product in all of consumer electronics outside of the ever-ubiquitous dongle. I don’t know what to tell you.…
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