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Airbnb's Chinese Rival Raises $300 Million for Global Jaunt

Airbnb’s biggest rival in China, Tujia.com, has raised $300 million to fund a rapid expansion and ride a surge in Chinese families taking holidays …

Riminder uses deep learning to better match people to jobs

There’s absolutely nothing efficient about sorting through 30,000 resumes by hand. Recruiters spend months evaluating applicants only to have great prospective candidates get lost in the pile. On the stage of TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield, French startup Riminder made the case for how its deep …

Employment

Google Pixel 2 Specs And Features That Will Challenge The Galaxy S8, Release Date Rumored In May

Google Pixel 2 is one of the most intriguing Android smartphones that is yet to come, mostly because its predecessor is considered to be a success. …

Meet Wish, the $3 Billion App That Could Be the Next Walmart

“We think we’re going to be the second or third trillion-dollar-a-year marketplace,” Wish's CEO says.<p>As the words poured out of Peter Szulczewski’s mouth, I thought <i>he must be pulling my leg</i>.<p>“We think we’re going to be the second or third trillion-dollar-a-year marketplace,” Szulczewski, the CEO of …

eCommerce

Google's robots group is getting a reboot a year after its founder left

The robotics group, which is known internally as Replicant, as well as Titan Aerospace, a solar-powered drone group that Google acquired in 2014, will both become part of Google X, a company spokesperson told Business Insider on Friday. News of the change was first reported by Re/code.<p>Google X is …

An app you've probably never heard of is the most important social network in China

You may have never heard of WeChat, but it's the most important app in China right now.<p>WeChat users can do just about anything, including play games, send money to people, make video calls, order food, read the news, book a doctor appointment, and more. It's basically China's version of …

Xiaomi launches Mi TV 3 and Ninebot mini, a cheap self-balancing scooter

Did you know that Segway is a Chinese company since April, and that it's partly owned by Xiaomi, the rising star among Chinese smartphone …

Samsung's new smartwatch, the Gear S, can make calls and go online without a smartphone

Samsung took the wraps off the Gear S today, its next-generation smartwatch that comes with 3G connectivity, touted to bring “the smartphone experience to the wrist.”<p>The introduction of 3G connection on top of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support means that you don’t have to bring your smartphone around …

Blogger Pulls Off $30,000 Sting to Get Her Stolen Site Back

<i>Jordan Reid is the founder and host of the lifestyle site Ramshackle Glam and author of Ramshackle Glam: The New Mom's Haphazard Guide To (Almost)</i> …

Why do most programming languages only return a single value from a function?

Wouldn't support for more "natural" outputs be better?<p><i>This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common questions encountered by</i> …

“Become An iOS Developer In 8 Weeks”: The Truth About Hack Schools

As coding courses and bootcamps flourish, some students get left behind–and that promise of a six-figure salary pops like a bubble.<p>After the design firm where he worked as a web developer went under, Ray S. turned the bad news into an opportunity to transition into iOS development. The Chicago-area …

San Francisco

Flatastic Mobile UI Kit

Designers of mobile interfaces are becoming more prominent in today’s faced-paced web space. App designers are in high demand now particularly in …