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September 8, 2017

TechCrunch Include Office Hours with Greylock Partners

 TechCrunch Include Office Hours are back for September, this time with Greylock Partners. On September 15th from 2-4 pm PT, Greylock Partners’ investors — Sarah Guo, Matt Heiman and Saam Motamedi — will be meeting with underserved and underrepresented founders, providing valuable feedback and guidance. Read More Source: New feed

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September 8, 2017

YouTube launches HDR playback on select mobile devices

 Last November, YouTube began supporting HDR for those who watch its videos via their TV sets. Today, the company announced it’s expanding the technology to mobile, initially on select Android devices, but not yet on iOS. With support for HDR, videos offer better picture quality, with higher contrast that allows you to see more vibrant colors and […]

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September 8, 2017

GrubHub is not a food delivery company, says COO

 GrubHub COO Stan Chia took the stand today in the company’s trial surrounding its practices of employing 1099 independent contractors to make deliveries. In Chia’s testimony, GrubHub lawyer Theodore Boutrous focused on the element of the Borello test — which aims to determine if a worker is an independent contractor or W-2 worker — that […]

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September 8, 2017

Google redesigns its privacy and security dashboard

 Google today announced a refresh of its privacy and security dashboard, its one-stop shop for checking and changing your privacy settings, opting out of personalized ads and seeing which third-party services have access to your data. You’re not going to find any new controls here, but the company says that the update is meant to […]

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September 8, 2017

HomeAway co-founder Brian Sharples takes the helm of Twyla (for now)

 Twyla, a nearly three-year-old, venture-backed startup that collaborates with artists to create exclusive prints for sale at its site, has a new CEO. In June, Brian Sharples — who founded the 10-year-old, vacation rental marketplace HomeAway, acquired in 2015 for a whopping $3.9 billion by Expedia — quietly took the helm of the young company. Read More […]

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