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November 3, 2017

Inside Summit Series, the invite-only getaway striving for altruism

 “Make No Small Plans” is the Summit Series motto, and it doesn’t. The “Burning Man meets Davos” event company has bought a mountain, rented cruise ships and, this week, is taking over Los Angeles. If you can get an invite, Summit Series could see you learn to free dive or meditate, watch Quentin Tarantino or […]

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November 3, 2017

Aquantia up 6% following semiconductor IPO

 Tech IPOs have been picking up lately and one lesser-known semiconductor company, Aquantia, made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange today. The company raised $61 million in its offering, after pricing shares at $9.00. It closed the day of trading at $9.51. The San Jose, California-based company describes itself as “a leader in […]

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November 3, 2017

StarCraft II will be free to play starting November 14

 It was only in April that Blizzard made the original StarCraft free to play, and now the company has done the same for its sequel. StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty, which is certainly the most-played real-time strategy game ever made, will be free for anyone to play starting on November 14. Of course there’s a […]

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November 3, 2017

Snap, where are my anibitmoji?

 The day we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. Apple’s highly anticipated iPhone X has made it into the hands of everyday customers. I’m a big weirdo, so I’ve been mostly looking forward to being able to use Face ID for the purposes of animoji. Animoji takes emoji to the extreme and it works […]

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November 3, 2017

On iPhone X launch day, Apple draws a crowd

 Today, the iPhone X became available in Apple retail stores across the globe. And given the fanfare around iPhone launches for the past decade, we couldn’t help but show up and chat with one of the world’s most loyal consumer fan bases. At Apple’s 5th Avenue Manhattan store, lines stretched down the block and across […]

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November 3, 2017

Early-bird ticket deadline for Disrupt Berlin extended til 22 November

 Friends, if you include yourself among the ranks of world-class procrastinators, we’re here to say that you just got lucky. We’re extending the deadline on deep discount savings for Disrupt Berlin tickets — by one full week. You read that right. You now have until November 10 to save 30 percent over standard ticket pricing. […]

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November 3, 2017

iPhone X teardown finds major changes inside the gleaming exterior

 The iPhone 8 may have been filled with the expected kit, but we’ve all been looking forward to finding out what fun Apple’s engineers had putting together the all-new iPhone X — and it doesn’t disappoint. iFixit’s excellent-as-always teardown finds a wealth of strange new components inside the biggest redesign of the device in years. […]

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