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Box shares fall over 20% on slowed growth

March 1, 2018 Alex 0

Cloud storage provider Box started out the day Thursday down over 20% on the stock market. Shares traded as low as $19.11 in early hours of trading, down from a previous close of $24.07.
The company reported quarterly earnings after the bell on Wednesday, and while its losses of six cents per share surpassed analyst expectations of negative eight cents, investors were concerned about the… Read More

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Graphene-based edible electronics will let you make cereal circuits

March 1, 2018 Alex 0

Researchers at the have successfully etched edible circuits onto the surface of food, paving the way for RFID tagged edibles that can help us track food from farm to tummy. The project, which uses something called laser-induced graphene (LIG), is a process that creates a “foam made out of tiny cross-linked graphene flakes” that can carry electricity through carbon-rich products… Read More

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ScopeAI helps companies analyze their customer feedback

March 1, 2018 Alex 0

If you’re running a company with a lot of customers, it can take time to sort through all that feedback. A startup called ScopeAI is working to make that process a lot easier. The startup is announcing that it’s raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Y Combinator (where it was part of the winter batch last year), Menlo Ventures, Social Capital and Salesforce Ventures,… Read More

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The European Commission wants Facebook, Google to remove terrorist content within an hour after being flagged

March 1, 2018 Alex 0

The European Commission has sent out expansive guidelines aimed at Facebook, Google, and other tech companies on removing terrorist and other illegal content online. The commission outlined recommendations, which apply to all forms of illegal content, including terrorist media, child sexual abuse, counterfeit products, copyright infringement, and material that incites hatred and violence. The recommendations also specify clearer procedures, more efficient tools, and stronger safeguards including human oversight and verification, so something that’s incorrectly flagged can be restored.

As part of the new guidelines, the commission demands that companies remove terrorist content without an hour after it gets referred, stating that such…

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eBay follows Amazon with its own ‘Under $10’ section

March 1, 2018 Alex 0

eBay is announcing a new section called “Under $10” today, which lists millions of products that cost $10 or less, following the footsteps of Amazon. Amazon added its own $10 and Under section to its app and website last month, including products like T-shirts, earrings, hats, and phone cases.

eBay’s section will include similar offerings, including video games, watches, audio players and mini speakers, headphones and earbuds, and fitness accessories. The purchase will truly be under $10, as shipping is entirely covered and bidding is not required.

Both companies are likely competing against budget shopping apps like Wish for market share. Wish, in particular, had a pre-market valuation of $8.5 billion, according to Forbes, making it…

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The new Light Phone 2 keeps things basic but adds e-ink and ‘essentials’

March 1, 2018 Alex 0

Light is back with a new twist on its anti-smartphone phone. But this time, instead of doing just one thing, the Light Phone 2 does a few, and exists somewhere between the original Light and your overwrought iPhone – though still far closer to the first-generation Light phone overall. The new design features a matte finish e-ink display, which occupies most fo the front face of the… Read More

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Box shares fall over 20% on concerns over slowed growth

March 1, 2018 Alex 0

Cloud storage provider Box started out the day Thursday down over 20% on the stock market. Shares traded as low as $19.11 in early hours of trading, down from a previous close of $24.07.
The company reported quarterly earnings after the bell on Wednesday, and while its losses of six cents per share surpassed analyst expectations of negative eight cents, investors were concerned about the… Read More