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I’m going to do exactly what this travel startup tells me to do
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 I’m gearing up for another trip, but instead of taking a sleep pod bus, I’m flying (like a normal person) to Berlin. I’m going with my mom, who has never been out of the country, so I want to make sure it’s a good trip. That’s where Journy, founded by Leiti Hsu and Susan Ho, […]

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SoundCloud says it’s not going anywhere
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 I’m glad to hear that because I can’t lose SoundCloud. Ever. Last week, SoundCloud announced layoffs of 173 employees (about half of its staff), as well as the closing of its offices in San Francisco and London. TechCrunch’s Josh Constine later found out that those layoffs and other cost-cutting measures only gave SoundCloud enough runway […]

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Can GIFs help save net neutrality? Reddit’s going to find out     – CNET
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In support of the “Day of Action” for net neutrality, one Reddit community is using the best tool available: high-quality GIFs.

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Dealmaster: All the best Amazon Prime Day deals going on right now [Update #3]
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Greetings, Arsians! The Dealmaster is here again to bring you the latest deals courtesy of our partners at TechBargains. This is a very special edition of the Dealmaster, because it’s time for the third-annual Amazon Prime Day! 30 hours of non-stop deals at everyone’s favorite online retailer, provided you’re subscribed to Amazon Prime. The deals started at 9pm ET yesterday, and […]

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Google insists Hangouts for consumers isn't going away
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After announcing their new AI-powered chat platforms Allo and Duo last September, Google seems to be sunsetting the old and busted Hangouts in favor of their new hotness. Several other announcements seemed to confirm that strategy, including a Hangou…

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China's Uber-slaying ride hailer reportedly going global     – CNET
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Didi Chuxing has been testing an English interface and foreign credit cards after unveiling a new global division.

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Millennials aren't going gaga for baby tech — yet     – CNET
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The second Baby Tech Awards will be announced during this year’s CES show in Las Vegas, for an industry that’s still in the teething phase.

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Going underground: The Royal Mail’s great London train squeeze
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Uber cars, Amazon drones? Pah! Driverless deliveries from a different age Geek’s Guide to Britain  For the last 13 years, a tiny train tunnel running through the centre of London has remained empty and unused, maintained by just four engineers. But these engineers don’t work for Transport for London or Network Rail – they work […]

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Apple going all-in on USB-C for MacBooks is great for the future, but leaves us in dongle hell for now     – CNET
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Commentary: CNET editor Dong Ngo cautions about the pain you might have getting the new MacBook Pro right now due to its lack of support for legacy connections.

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