Amazon launches a dozen new devices to put ‘Alexa everywhere’

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After shutting down Tribe, French cofounder launches blockchain investment fund Starchain Capital

A pair of French entrepreneurs today announced the launch of Starchain Capital, an early-stage investment fund that has raised about million to invest in blockchain projects. Starchain’s founders include Andréa Riom, based in Paris, and Cyril Paglino, based in San Francisco. Paglino relocated to San Francisco a few years ago to build out…Read More Social – VentureBeat

Pinterest launches API that lets brands find and track influencers

EXCLUSIVE: Influencer marketing is on the rise, you might have heard. There’s sound logic driving that growth: About 30 percent of consumers are more likely to buy a product recommended by a “non-celebrity blogger,” according to a survey conducted by Collective Bias, and 60 percent of all consumers say they’ve been influence…Read More Social – […]

Kano launches DIY touchscreen computer kit to help kids learn to code

Kano has announced the latest iteration of its DIY computer that’s designed to help kids learn how to code. The London-based company already offers a range of devices that anyone over the age of 6 can build themselves from scratch, including the 0 Computer Kit that works with any television screen and the 0 Computer Kit […]

Tinder launches its curated ‘Top Picks’ feature worldwide

Earlier this summer, Tinder began testing a new feature that surfaces a curated list of your best potential matches, called “Top Picks.” The feature, which is only available to paying subscribers on Tinder Gold, is now available worldwide, Tinder says. Top Picks had also quietly launched in the U.S. and U.K. last week following initial […]

WhatsApp launches for KaiOS-powered JioPhone devices in India

WhatsApp is is now available for JioPhone devices in India, which run on the Linux-based mobile operating system KaiOS. The Facebook-owned messaging app has been available for iOS and Android device pretty much since its inception, but in recent years the company has been gradually winding down support for other platforms, including BlackBerry, Nok…Read More […]

Bumble launches Snooze button to pause dating for a digital detox

Bumble doesn’t want you to delete your account when you get into a relationship, go on vacation or just need a break from your phone. So today it’s launching a Snooze button that lets you stop showing up to people swiping through potential matches for a day, three days, a week or indefinitely. You’ll also […]

Twitter launches audio-only broadcasting feature on its iOS app and Periscope

Twitter is launching a new feature that allows users to create audio-only broadcasts directly from Twitter itself, as well as Twitter’s Periscope. The feature, which Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed in a tweet this morning, is available from the same interface where you would normally launch live video. It’s currently accessible on the Twitter for […]

Mirror raises $25 million and launches $1,495 connected mirror for virtual fitness classes

There are connected fridges, ovens, beds, and bikes … and now there are connected mirrors too. New York-based fitness technology startup Mirror today launched its product out of stealth and announced a million round of funding from Spark Capital. This comes six months after the startup first teased its product alongside an inaugural m…Read More […]

Instagram launches parent portal to teach internet safety

For parents who grew-up with dial-up connections and tape players, the high-speed, digital social lives of their teens can be a mystery. Today, both the good and destructive aspects of social interactions are taking place behind screens on apps like Instagram . To help parents navigate these online environments Instagram released Thursday a parents guide […]