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A look at the top trends exciting NYC’s consumer VCs – TechCrunch

A look at the top trends exciting NYC’s consumer VCs – News

To learn more about the next wave of consumer startup investment outside Silicon Valley, I’m speaking to leading B2C-focused investors in various hubs about the trends they’re excited about right now.  Recently, I shared the responses from several London-based investors; today, we spoke to eight of New York’s top consumer VCs: Rebecca Kaden, Partner at …

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Google hires former Disney and Star executive to head its India business – TechCrunch

Google hires former Disney and Star executive to head its India business – News

Google said on Friday it has appointed Sanjay Gupta, a former top executive with Disney India and Star, as the manager and vice president of sales and operations for its India business. Gupta will be replacing Rajan Anandan, who left the company to serve VC fund Sequoia Capital India as a managing director in April …

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Ghost wants to retrofit your car so it can drive itself on highways in 2020 – TechCrunch

Ghost wants to retrofit your car so it can drive itself on highways in 2020 – News

A new autonomous vehicle company is on the streets — and unbeknownst to most, has been since 2017. Unlike the majority in this burgeoning industry, this new entrant isn’t trying to launch a robotaxi service or sell a self-driving system to suppliers and automakers. It’s not aiming for autonomous delivery, either. Ghost Locomotion, which emerged …

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Veterans can now use an iPhone to pull up their health records – TechCrunch

Veterans can now use an iPhone to pull up their health records – News

Apple has teamed up with Veteran Affairs (VA) to allow those who’ve served our country to now access their health records via iPhone. Health records access via Apple’s Health app has been available to iPhone users since the beginning of 2018. However, the ability to access that data has been limited to those hospitals and …

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Senegal’s NIMA Codes to launch address app in 15 African countries – TechCrunch

Senegal’s NIMA Codes to launch address app in 15 African countries – News

Senegalese startup NIMA Codes — a digital mapping service for locations without formal addresses  —  has upgraded its app and plans to go live in 15 African countries in 2020. The pre-seed stage startup launched in 2018 around an API that uses mobile-phone numbers to catalog coordinates for unregistered homes and businesses in Senegal. NIMA …

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The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 is a truly great game controller – TechCrunch

The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 is a truly great game controller – News

Microsoft’s original Xbox Elite controller was a major step up for gamers, with customizable buttons, changeable physical controls and adjustable sensitivity for serious personalization. The new Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 has just landed, and it offers similar features, but with new and improved features that add even more customization options, along with key hardware …

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