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How ad-free subscriptions could solve Facebook
TechCrunch • Josh Constine
Uber is reportedly preparing to sell its Southeast Asian business to Grab
TechCrunch • Matthew Lynley
Essential Phone’s new ‘Halo Gray’ color goes on sale exclusively at Amazon
TechCrunch • Darrell Etherington
Reexamining The Lookback Window For Mobile Location Data
AdExchanger • Adexchanger
As tech automates, Blinkist keeps its book summary service very human
TechCrunch • Devin Coldewey
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel basically says the Snapchat redesign is here to stay
TechCrunch • Matthew Lynley
France’s telecom regulator thinks net neutrality should also apply to devices
TechCrunch • Romain Dillet
Essential Phone arriving in three new limited edition colors
TechCrunch • Darrell Etherington
Google’s Project Fi now offers data coverage in 170 countries
TechCrunch • Frederic Lardinois
Microsoft Garage launches Photos Companion app for Android and iOS
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How ad-free subscriptions could solve Facebook
TechCrunchJosh Constine
At the core of Facebook’s “well-being” problem is that its business is directly coupled with total time spent on its apps. The more hours you pass on the social network, the more ads you see and click, the more money it earns....
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Mobile, Startups
Uber is reportedly preparing to sell its Southeast Asian business to Grab
TechCrunchMatthew Lynley
Uber is preparing to sell its Southeast Asian business to Grab in exchange for a stake in the Singaporean ride-sharing company that has a big presence in that region, according to a new report from CNBC. This wouldn’t be an unfamiliar story...
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Consumer Electronics, Mobile
Essential Phone’s new ‘Halo Gray’ color goes on sale exclusively at Amazon
TechCrunchDarrell Etherington
The Essential Phone is currently in the midst of being rolled out in a range of new colors, including three that will be released excessively on Essential’s own website, with a staged release schedule that began Thursday. On Friday, however, Essential revealed...
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Advertising Industry, Business Intelligence Software
Reexamining The Lookback Window For Mobile Location Data
AdExchangerAdexchanger
“Data-Driven Thinking" is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media. Today’s column is written by James Smith, chief revenue officer at Arrivalist. Today, brands mainly use mobile location data to measure media...
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Mobile, Startups
As tech automates, Blinkist keeps its book summary service very human
TechCrunchDevin Coldewey
When I first heard of Blinkist, a service that breaks down recent nonfiction books to easily digestible snippets, I was afraid it would turn out to be some machine-learning-driven auto-summary thing. But in talking to co-founder Niklas Jansen, I was pleasantly surprised...
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Mobile, Technology Industry
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel basically says the Snapchat redesign is here to stay
TechCrunchMatthew Lynley
Despite a lot of backlash over a big redesign for the Snapchat app — which to be sure is a very big deal for a product-centric company like Snap — Snap CEO Evan Spiegel vigorously defended the redesign and basically said people...
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Mobile, Startups
France’s telecom regulator thinks net neutrality should also apply to devices
TechCrunchRomain Dillet
The ARCEP just published a thorough 65-page report (embedded below) about the devices we use every day. The report says that devices give you a portion of the internet and prevent an open internet. “With net neutrality, we spend all our time...
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Consumer Electronics, Mobile
Essential Phone arriving in three new limited edition colors
TechCrunchDarrell Etherington
The Essential Phone, still among the best deals you can find in smartphones today, is now set to be available in three new colors, including “Ocean Depths,” “Copper Black” and “Stellar Gray.” These include two previously announced colours, the aquamarine-ish Ocean Depths...
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Digital Media, Google Inc
Google’s Project Fi now offers data coverage in 170 countries
TechCrunchFrederic Lardinois
Project Fi, Google’s multi-network cell service, now provides you with data coverage in 170 countries. That’s up from the 135 countries in which the company has long offered service. New countries where service is now available include the likes of Belize and...
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Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp
Microsoft Garage launches Photos Companion app for Android and iOS
Windows CentralDan Thorp-Lancaster
Now it's easier to move your photos from your phone to the Windows 10 Photos app. Microsoft Garage has taken the wraps off of a new app aimed at syncing your photos from your phone to your PC. ...
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