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August 4, 2017

FaceApp adds paid selfie styling effects

 Face-morphing app FaceApp, which uses a neural network for editing selfies in a photorealistic fashion, has updated its app to what it’s calling FaceApp 2.0 — further fleshing out its monetization play with a Pro version that contains a series of selfie styling/beautifying filters. Read More Source: New feed

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August 3, 2017

Edge computing could push the cloud to the fringe

 Peter Levine has an interesting working theory. He believes cloud computing is going to take a back seat to edge computing — and we will soon see the majority of processing taking place at the device level. Levine says it’s based on sound analysis of where he sees computing going — and his job as […]

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August 3, 2017

Microsoft makes content on Remix 3D more remixable

 Remix 3D is Microsoft’s community site for sharing 3D models from Paint 3D and other 3D modeling tools. Given the company’s focus on mixed and virtual reality, it’s no surprise that the company wants to get people to think about building the kind of 3D models that bring these new experiences to life. The premise […]

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August 3, 2017

Google Play will now downrank poorly performing apps

 Google today announced it’s rolling out a change to its Play Store so that better-performing apps – meaning those that experience fewer crashes and those that don’t drain your smartphone battery – will be ranked higher than apps with bugs and other performance issues. The goal with this new ranking algorithm is to ensure that […]

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August 3, 2017

HelloPlant tells you if your ficus is firsty

 Plants, like humans, need food, water, beer, and television. What better way to tell if your plant is hungry or thirsty (or bored) than a little nubbin that sits inside its pot and send you notifications when things are amiss. That’s why you need a HelloPlant. The system lets you name your plants and then […]

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August 3, 2017

Meet the feature pavilion startups at Disrupt SF

 Every great Disrupt debuts fantastic startups and this September 18-20 Disrupt SF will be no exception. TechCrunch has selected 30 outstanding early-stage companies that will be featured in specific category Pavilions in Startup Alley and will present their products on our Showcase Stage during Disrupt SF. Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Mycroft AI Mycroft is […]

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August 3, 2017

ScriptDrop delivers your prescriptions with pizzazz

 Larry Scott and Nick Potts worked at CoverMyMeds, a software solution for pharmacies. After connecting a bunch of pills with a bunch of pharmacists they started ScriptDrop, a service that helps pharmacists deliver those same prescriptions to your door. It’s active in New York now but expanding into other areas soon. The team, who hail […]

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