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Asics is using microwave technology to create custom midsoles in as li...
15Oct
 It’s been a fascinating couple of years for high tech sneaker heads, between self-lacing Nikes and Adidas’ experiments with 3D printed midsoles and biodegradable yarn. Asics isn’t generally uttered in the same breath as those sorts of bleeding edge offerings, but the running shoe company has just debuted a pretty compelling new take on the manufacturing process. The new...
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Publicado el 15 de October del 2017
Amazon drops David O. Russell show as Weinstein fallout continues
14Oct
 Amazon said earlier this week that it was reviewing its options around the shows it was producing with The Weinstein Company. Now it looks like the company has made a decision and is moving to sever ties with TWC. One show, an untitled project from director David O. Russell, has been canceled entirely. Russell, along with stars Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore, released a statement sayi...
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Publicado el 14 de October del 2017
La ‘uberización’ del empleo llega a la Sanidad
14Oct
Muchas profesiones se han visto asaltadas por las llamadas tecnologías disruptoras, que implosionan el sector desde una aplicación telefónica. El caso más conflictivo es el de Uber y su irrupción en el mundo del transporte de pasajeros. De ahí nació el término de uberización del trabajo, en referencia a la externalización de los empleados, que realizarían sus tareas bajo demanda medi...
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Publicado el 14 de October del 2017
Crunch Report | Steve Wozniak Launches Education Platform
14Oct
Steve Wozniak launches a new education platform, “Woz U,” Fandango acquires MovieTickets.com and Baidu plans to make lots of autonomous cars in 2021. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
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Publicado el 14 de October del 2017
Samsung forecasts an impressive third-quarter operating profit of 14.5...
13Oct
 Samsung Electronics sounded an optimistic note in its third-quarter earnings guidance today, forecasting consolidated operating profit of about 14.5 trillion Korean won ($12.8 billion). This amount represents a very healthy 179 percent increase from the 5.2 trillion won it reported in the third quarter of 2016, when its results were hurt by the discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7. Read ...
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Publicado el 13 de October del 2017
Crunch Report | The $199 Oculus Go Standalone Headset
12Oct
The new $199 Oculus Go, the California DMV is changing rules for self-driving cars, Amazon’s new way to have your teens shopping and a new waterproof kindle from Amazon. All this on Crunch Report! Read More ...
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Publicado el 12 de October del 2017
Logistics on-demand startup Lalamove raises $100M as it approaches a $...
11Oct
 Unicorns are like buses for Hong Kong. After living in the shadow of other cities and waiting around for its first, it now has (almost) two billion-dollar companies within months… and in the same space. GoGoVan became the country’s first unicorn in September following a merger deal with China-based 58 Suyun, and now Lalamove — another Hong Kong company specializing in...
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Publicado el 11 de October del 2017
Twitter will launch a bookmarking tool in the near future
10Oct
 Twitter confirmed it’s planning to launch a bookmarking feature to save tweets for later reading. The addition will help users keep a separate list of items they want to refer back to, instead of using the heart (aka “favorite”) button, which can indicate more of a “like” – similar to the “thumbs up” button on Facebook. The feature’s&...
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Publicado el 10 de October del 2017
Accelerating fintech in China
09Oct
 Saturday night on a Shenzhen street corner, a young guitarist dressed in Johnny Cash black strums away, singing melodies. His open guitar case has a laminated QR reader, propped up, welcoming digital tips from passersby. China’s expeditious adoption of fintech is generating profits not only for startups, but also the companies investing in them. Sitting in the headquarters of FinPl...
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Publicado el 09 de October del 2017
Google parent Alphabet looks to restore cell service in Puerto Rico wi...
07Oct
 The FCC has given approval for Google parent company, Alphabet, to help Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands regain wireless service. The company will attempt to enable LTE connectivity using its high-flying Project Loon balloons. BREAKING: FCC issues experimental license to Google to provide emergency cellular service in Puerto Rico through Project Loon balloons. — Matthew BerryR...
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Publicado el 07 de October del 2017
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