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08.01.15
Frontback's selfie app is back thanks to an anonymous rescuer
08.01.15

Frontback's selfie app is back thanks to an anonymous rescuer

Frontback's selfie-oriented service was supposed to kick the bucket in a matter of weeks, but an anonymous company has stepped in to rescue it from oblivion.

By J. Fingas,   08.01.15
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05.01.15
Warby Parker wants you to use your phone for eye exams (update)
05.01.15

Warby Parker wants you to use your phone for eye exams (update)

Warby Parker, the eyewear company that sends you frames to try on before you make a purchase, has...

By B. Steele,   05.01.15
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04.03.15
Venmo finally gets more secure with two-factor authentication
04.03.15

Venmo finally gets more secure with two-factor authentication

If you're the type who uses Venmo to pay your buddies back for artisanal cupcakes, congratulations...

By C. Velazco,   04.03.15
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01.27.15
Snapchat delivers news (and ads) with Discover
01.27.15

Snapchat delivers news (and ads) with Discover

It's been a long time in the making, but Snapchat's new Discover feature is ready to go... and so...

By C. Velazco,   01.27.15
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01.08.15
Make your commute an action sport with an electric longboard
01.08.15

Make your commute an action sport with an electric longboard

A new breed of personal transportation has been bubbling up from the DIY underground over the la...

By J. Turi,   01.08.15
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01.07.15
OnKol captures your loved ones' health data so you don't have to
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01.07.15

OnKol captures your loved ones' health data so you don't have to

Distance can sour even the fondest familial relationships, and they're even trickier to sustain wh...

By C. Velazco,   01.07.15
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12.19.14
Reddit Notes: Don't call it a currency
12.19.14

Reddit Notes: Don't call it a currency

Back when Reddit -- bastion of the internet's weirdest conversations -- raised another $50 million...

By C. Velazco,   12.19.14
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11.04.14
ShitExpress will send poop in a box anywhere in exchange for Bitcoins
11.04.14

ShitExpress will send poop in a box anywhere in exchange for Bitcoins

You can find absolutely anything on the internet, and services that send poop on your behalf to pe...

By M. Moon,   11.04.14
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10.23.14
Uber brings on-demand flu shots to Boston, NYC and DC for a day
10.23.14

Uber brings on-demand flu shots to Boston, NYC and DC for a day

If there's one thing on-demand car startup Uber likes more than ferrying people around, it's tryin...

By C. Velazco,   10.23.14
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