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Rackspace to go private after $4.3B acquisition by private equity firm Apollo Rackspace, which is still best known as a hosting company even as it has expanded aggressively into offering services for businesses that use other platforms, went public in 2008. Now, however, it’s going private again after accepting a $4.3 b
TechCrunch | 3 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Breaking a myth: Data shows you dont actually need a co-founder We are often told that starting a startup on your own is madness. There are thousands of articles out there that tell you that and why why you need a co-founder. Probably solid advice, but data from CrunchBase shows a different side of the story. Mo
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MITs shape-shifting 3D-printed objects could improve medicine and solar-power MIT and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) teamed up to create a new kind of structure that can “remember” its original shape, and return to that state even after being deformed or otherwise bent out of shape. This
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FOX Sports Go hits Apple TV, allows viewing of four games at once FOX Sports GO has now arrived on Apple TV, allowing viewers to watch up to four games at the same time, thanks to an innovative split-screen interface that lets you arrange video feeds side-by-side, picture-in-picture style, or in a mosaic pattern.
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Announcing the Disrupt SF Startup Battlefield competition judges Startup Battlefield is back. In just a few short weeks, TechCrunch’s premiere startup competition will kick off at Disrupt SF and we’reexcited to announce the judges tasked with determining which company will take up the Disrupt Cup and
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Kids app maker Duck Duck Moose joins Khan Academy Sequoia-backed kids educational startupDuckDuckMooseis heading to Khan Academy, to add preschool learning to the non-profit’s digital education offerings. The startup’s 21 mobile apps aimed at children ages two and up are now available f
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Responding to the demand for reliable data collection in Africa, mSurvey raises seed funding mSurvey, a Kenya based startup specializing in mobile data collection, hasraised seed capital as it looks to expand its survey business in partnership with retailers in sub-Saharan Africa. Safaricom, Cross Culture Ventures, and the Virgin Group̵
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The ethics of transhumanism While many of the ideas of transhumanism are noble, the field is accused of sharing traits with eugenics. I can’t answer the many ethical, moral and existential questions raised by transhumanism. All I know is that it’s inevitable that a
TechCrunch | 5 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Heres Baidus new all-electric self-driving test car Self-driving cars have a tendency to become more adorable as big tech companies iterate their design, and Baidu’s new modified Chery eQ all-electric test vehicle is no exception. It resembles Google’s updated self-driving car, the panda-
TechCrunch | 6 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Volkswagens 2019 electric car said to get 300 miles on a 15-minute charge This year’s Paris motor show will host the unveiling of Volkswagen’s first all-electric car, according to an interview with company chairman Herbert Diess in German magazine WirstschaftWoche. The car will be roughly Golf-sized, according
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