• Slack Adds Emoji Reactions 👍💥✨

    Slack Adds Emoji Reactions 👍💥✨

    Slack’s new Emoji Reactions are my favorite thing on the internet, at least for today. I have long pined for something more than a mere “like.” When someone shares that there has been a loss in the family, an illness has befallen them, or simply wants feedback on a life decision, sometimes “like” just doesn’t get the job done. At least not with specificity… Read More

  • Trackbuster Lets You Remove Those Pesky Email Tracking Beacons

    Trackbuster Lets You Remove Those Pesky Email Tracking Beacons

    Trackbuster is a nifty little tool that could be useful if you’re paranoid about your privacy. Launching today, this service will analyze your incoming emails in Gmail, identify those that have invisible trackers and remove these trackers. It works with Gmail and it’s not perfect yet, but I can see why someone would use it. Read More

  • Interview: GoCardless CEO Talks Pivots, Payments And Personnel

    Interview: GoCardless CEO Talks Pivots, Payments And Personnel

    This afternoon I got on a call with GoCardless CEO and co-founder Hiroki Takeuchi to hear the startup’s pitch and catch up on its latest $1 billion milestone. We also talked candidly about what it’s like when two of your co-founders leave, and the moment GoCardless pivoted to become the success and fintech darling it is today. Read More

  • Google Glass Is Alive

    Google Glass Is Alive

    Get ready for the rebirth of Google Glass. Details were recently uncovered that indicate Google is working on an upgraded version. However not aimed at the general consumer, but at the enterprise market. According to 9to5google, this upcoming edition will pack a larger display prism, Intel Atom CPU and the ability to connect an external battery pack — all upgrades critical for… Read More

  • Lybrate Lands $10.2M To Widen Access To Doctors And Healthcare Information In India

    Lybrate Lands $10.2M To Widen Access To Doctors And Healthcare Information In India

    It’s proving to be a busy week for big-hitting VC firm Tiger Global in India. It led a $100 million investment in music streaming service Saavn, put up media startup News In Shorts’ $20 million Series B raise, and today it led a $10.2 million round for medical service Lybrate. Read More

  • App Annie Integrates With Google Analytics, Launches Free In-App Analytics For Developers

    App Annie Integrates With Google Analytics, Launches Free In-App Analytics For Developers

    App Annie, whose mobile app intelligence platform is now used by over 700,000 applications and 94 percent of the top 100 publishers, is today expanding its feature set with the debut of in-app analytics. The service, launching now into an open beta, integrates with Google Analytics, allowing app developers a way to view usage metrics across five app stores alongside data from 34… Read More

  • Clara Foods Cooks Up $1.7 Million In Funding To Make Egg Whites From Yeast Instead Of Chickens

    Clara Foods Cooks Up $1.7 Million In Funding To Make Egg Whites From Yeast Instead Of Chickens

    Biotech startup Clara Foods announced the close of $1.7 million in seed funding from David Friedberg, Gary Hirshberg, Ali and Hadi Partovi, Scott Banister, and SOS Ventures today. The goal is to use the dough to create egg whites without the chickens. While startup Hampton Creek approaches the problem by favoring plant protein over eggs, Clara Foods concentrates its efforts on liquid… Read More

  • ChefsFeed, An App For Dishes Recommended By Top Chefs, Gets A New Look

    ChefsFeed, An App For Dishes Recommended By Top Chefs, Gets A New Look

    ChefsFeed, an app where chefs recommend the best food in a city, has a new look starting today designed to make it easier to discover the best food in any neighborhood. Users can dive into a neighborhood and swipe through various restaurants with recommendations from chefs, and also view recommendations of specific chefs at restaurants. Throughout the new app are huge photos of those… Read More

  • Amex Negs Digital Wallets To Build Its Own Checkout, Pairs With Stripe To Spread It Wide

    Amex Negs Digital Wallets To Build Its Own Checkout, Pairs With Stripe To Spread It Wide

    As Apple continues to build out Apple Pay for transactions in retail stores, one of its key partners is making a move to own the payment experience more directly online. American Express today is launching a new feature for cardholders called Amex Express Checkout, which it says will let them pay for goods and services on web, mobile and in apps with a single password that cardholders… Read More

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