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Israel's $1-a-Cup Coffee Chain Cofix Takes on Starbucks

Near Red Square in Moscow, Irina Kushnir waited for her order of coffee. As soon as she learned that a new coffeehouse was selling all items for 50 …

Amplify lets you play synchronized songs across every phone in the room

Say you’re at a party, and someone wants to get a silent disco going. Everyone opens their phone, someone yells “play,” and hopefully everyone gets it started at the same time.<p>Well, that works, but it could be better. So at the TechCrunch Disrupt London 2016 Hackathon, a few developers in the …

Jewish students urged to think twice before applying to Toronto’s York U

Vari Hall at York Univerity (Wikimedia Commons)<p>TORONTO (JTA) — Jewish students are being urged to think twice before applying to York University in …

How to watch Super Bowl 50 online

Wondering how to watch Super Bowl 50 online? It's easy, and you can do it for free.<p>We'll explain everything here.<p>Unlike streaming the NFL playoffs, …

Nike Collaborated with a Brazilian Artist on Special Edition Cleats for Neymar

Nike and Neymar are about to bring some Brazilian flavor to the Barcelona pitch thanks to a special collection designed in collaboration with artist …

Putin says Europe’s Jews should move to Russia

By Ishaan Tharoor<p>, Reporter<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed Tuesday that Jews facing a rising tide of anti-Semitism and bigotry farther west should move to Russia, where he said they would be better accepted.<p>The Russian leader was in a meeting with members of the European Jewish Congress, …

The 3 Most Expensive Watches Of 2015

Naturally, this is not the criteria one would normally like to judge a complicated mechanical wristwatch by. Nonetheless, it is still interesting to take stock of the year, looking back to see what the most expensive timepieces were.<p>The top spot belongs to Vacheron Constantin with its stupendous …

1000+ Free Thin Line Icons For Web and App Design Projects

Advertisement<p>Today we bring together free thin line icons for your web and app projects.In recent years both web and app design industry have been …

User interface design app Figma launches with $14M, led by Greylock Partners

Figma, a startup that has built a web-based tool for user interface design that allows for many simultaneous users, is announcing today a $14 million round of funding. Greylock Partners is leading the round.<p>In its current state (available today in preview, with a waiting list), Figma could provide …

There are so many Israeli startups in New York that an Israeli founded a startup to serve them

If Israel is a startup nation of 8 million people, its diaspora in New York seems no less keen on entrepreneurship. A year after launching Israeli Startups NYC—the firm helps Israeli tech entrepreneurs with immigration issues, business development, legal paperwork, and the like—founder Lior Vaknin …

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Cell Carriers Battle for Wi-Fi Airwaves

Google, others fear Verizon and T-Mobile cellular signals could crowd channels<p>A battle is brewing among tech giants over the future of Wi-Fi, the ubiquitous and unregulated wireless connections at the core of the mobile Internet.<p>Verizon Communications Inc. and T-Mobile US Inc. are preparing to …

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Xiaomi launches palm-sized Mi WiFi Nano for US $12

Aside from their phone launches today, Xiaomi also had another offering from their Beijing event: an all new WiFi router. Sound straightforward? It’s …

Now With 4 Million Users, Design Platform Canva Launches To Businesses

For the past couple of years, Sydney-based Canva has been working to make graphic design more accessible through its online platform offering over a million photographs, graphics and fonts that can be easily dragged-and-dropped into a variety of templates. Today, the company is taking its next big …

How to Stop Hackers from Stealing Your Data on Public Wi-Fi

You enjoy “free internet” through Wi-Fi hotspots libraries, coffee shops, at bars, and other public places. It seems harmless. Little do you know, a stranger could know your birthplace, the schools you attended, and your recent search history in 20 minutes.<p>Just a couple of years ago, strangers …

Pocket-Sized WiFi with Karma Go

I was a fan of the original Karma, a pocket-sized WiFi device offering a 4G network that took a novel route of incentivizing WiFi sharing, designed …

Responsive Website Wireframe Kit from UX Kits

A responsive website wireframe kit with a 30 page library for rapid wireframing in Adobe Illustrator.<p>This massive wireframe kit has been developed by …

Mobile Startups Are Still Attracting The VCs

AdExchanger |In the words of Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans, “Mobile is eating the world.” While the investor community grows dubious …

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Branding for Startups

Don’t forget how people perceive you before you’ve even had a chance to explain yourself…<p>Branding for Startups<p>Branding is important even from the get …

Vrumi lets you rent out unused space in your house for a few hours per day

The premise behind Vrumi is simple and it’s already<p>somewhat irritatinglybeen billed as a sort of ‘daytime Airbnb’, which gives a pretty good idea of what the company does.<p>Similar to the aforementioned service, Vrumi allows people (individuals, groups, businesses, etc.) to book unused rooms during …

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LG Minibeam Nano: a tiny, affordable projector for your smartphone

A new wave of projectors has been hitting the market, targeting mobile users who want to take their large-scale media entertainment wherever they go. The most popular around here is probably the ZTE Spro 2 (read our review for all the details), but competing manufacturers like Lenovo and ASUS are …

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