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SF-based Grabr grabs $2.6M to scale its traveller-driven shopping community

Grabr, an SF-based platform with a convenient way for people to buy international goods, has secured a $2.6M funding round led by SignalFire. FF Angel (Founders Fund’s early stage investment vehicle), Global Founders Capital and multiple angel investors including...

‘Game of Thrones’ finally fixed its Dorne storyline, and it’s about time

Image: hbo This post is dark and full of spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 7, episode 2, titled "Stormborn." Welp, looks like Game of Thrones has finally figured out how to fix its Dorne problem. In episode 2...

Mozilla is launching an open-source voice recognition engine

Mozilla wants your voice for future AI apps. Mozilla is building a massive repository of voice recordings for the voice apps of the future — and it wants you to add yours to the collection. The organization behind the...

Tinder will soon introduce video

Image: getty images Tinder may soon look more like Snapchat. The dating app — that definitely prefers not to be called a hookup app and actually has transformed into more of a social app (with features like Tinder Social)...

Using Venmo to buy drugs? Come on millennials, we’re better than this.

"No one will ever know!" Millennials, the much-maligned generation of supposedly tech-savvy ingrates born sometime in the 1980s or 90s, frequently find themselves on the receiving end of poorly thought out criticism. And yet, like something out of a...

iOS 11 preview: Full of promise, especially on bigger screens

As always, Apple spent a considerable chunk of WWDC earlier this month hyping up iOS 11 and all of the new features it brings. Now it's your turn to take them for a spin. The first public release of...

‘Iron Fist’ comics creator is ‘furious’ at people furious at ‘Iron Fist’

Finn Jones stars as Danny Rand in Marvel's Iron Fist. Marvel's Iron Fist has been getting a lot of attention lately, but probably not the kind that Netflix would want. The superhero series has attracted controversy for its white...

This tiny detail about Tyrion is key to ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7

The new Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer is here just in time for Summer Solstice, and it's packed with clues about the conflicts — and alliances — we can look forward to when July 16 arrives. SEE ALSO:...

‘Breatharian’ couple magically defies biology, subsists only on clicks and BS

Poison!!! Are you sitting down? Good. We have some astonishing news: Food and water are no longer essential to staying alive. So claims a "Breatharian" couple in the spotlight this week, who say humans can be sustained by "the...

Depressing video shows Trump tweet going viral in real time

Up and up it goes. One hundred and sixty-two thousand retweets. Two hundred and eighty-nine thousand likes. Donald Trump's tweets routinely garner engagement on such a scale that it's hard to really understand what any of those numbers actually...

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Advocate, NorthShore will keep fighting for merger despite court decision

A ruling by a federal appeals court may put the brakes on the proposed merger of Chicago's Advocate and NorthShore health systems. (Anthony Souffle...

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