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OnePlus 5T Lava Red Variant to Go on Sale for First Time in India Today

OnePlus 5T’s Lava Red variant is going on sale for the first time in India on Saturday. The colour variant will go on sale on Amazon.in starting at 12pm IST, as well as on the OnePlus Store. It will also be made available the same day via select Croma stores, …

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Yahoo Finance launches social savings app Tanda, an alternative to credit cards

 Yahoo Finance today launched a new app called Tanda that allows small groups of either five or nine people to save money together for short-term goals. The app uses the concept of a “money pool” – that is, everyone participating in one Tanda’s collaborative savings circles will pay a fixed …

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Inside Oculus and Black Eyed Peas’ VR comic book

 Today, “Masters Of The Sun” debuts at Sundance Film Festival with the backing of Oculus and becomes available on Gear VR headsets. While Facebook’s VR division recently shut down its in-house Story Studio, Oculus has traded the heavy-handed control for a lighter touch, funding unique products it couldn’t conceive itself. …

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OnePlus confirms up to 40,000 customers were impacted by credit card hack

 If you gave your credit card number to OnePlus sometime between mid-November and last week, your card may have been comprised. The smartphone maker confirmed this morning through its online forum that upwards of 40,000 customers may have had their numbers exposed to hackers. “Only a small subset of our …

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Searches up: Beach Boy gets the grade and other trends from this week

Wouldn’t It Be Nice to get an A? Don’t Worry Baby, you’ll always have a chance to change that F. That’s what Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys did this week when he went back to his high school for extra credit, turning an “F” he received in songwriting into …

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Looking beyond code to make the future work for everyone

It’s clear that people need more options to thrive in the digital world. The next generation of workers will depend on how we evolve education and tech in the coming years. When you think of how to help our workforce thrive and find opportunities in the digital world, the first …

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Meet top startups from Alchemist Class 17

Yesterday Alchemist Accelerator, best known for working with enterprise startups, held its 17th demo day at the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) in Menlo Park, California. Twenty-four startups pitched ideas ranging from personalized genomics to hard tech spinouts from Stanford’s Linear Accelerator. Rather than expound upon all twenty-four I worked with …

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Where is crypto heading in 2018? We talk to some folks who might know

Cryptomania! This week was rough for HODLers. We took to the halls of CES and then spoke to some folks in the know about the future of crypto, the ever-changing price, and where crypto is headed in 2018. Join me, Jameson Lopp , and Michelle Tsng as we dig into …

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France’s Digital Minister Mounir Mahjoubi on French startups

More than 270 French startups flew all the way to Las Vegas for CES 2018. And France’s Secretary of State for Digital Affairs Mounir Mahjoubi came there to support them. I had the opportunity to sit down and interview him about the current state of the tech ecosystem in France …

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Amazon Great Indian Sale: Offers on Mobile Phones, TVs, Laptops, and More Previewed

Amazon Great Indian Sale will start for Prime members at 12pm on January 20, and at 12am on January 21 for non-Prime users of the platform. The Amazon sale continues till January 24, and will clash with the Flipkart Republic Day sale. Flat discounts, cashbacks, exchange discounts, no-cost EMIs, and …