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Microsoft rolls out Spend, an expense tracker for iOS

Microsoft has rolled out a preview of a new expense-tracking application. Developed by some of the people involved in Mobile Data Labs (the makers of MileIQ mileage-tracking app), the new app, called Spend, is considered one of the Microsoft Garage incubation projects. Credit: Microsoft (Microsoft bought Mobile Data Labs in ...

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Embracing multimodality, Uber pioneers ride recommendations

For the first time, Uber will make contextual, personalized suggestions about the best way to get from point A to point B. The startup offers more than just cars now, and it’s starting to understand the trade-offs between price, speed, convenience and comfort amidst its multi-modal fleet. Most noticeably, you’ll ...

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The space pen became the space pen 50 years ago

Everyone knows about the space pen. NASA spent millions on R&D to create the ultimate pen that would work in zero gravity and the result was this incredible machine. Well, no. In fact it was made by a pen manufacturer in 1966 — but it wasn’t until October of 1968 ...

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E-moto startup Alta Motors reportedly powers down

Brisbane, California based e-motorcycle startup Alta Motors has ceased operations, TechCrunch has confirmed.  Earlier today Asphalt and Rubber — and several subsequent outlets — reported the company stopped operating this morning, fired its staff, and may be looking for a buyer. Alta has yet to comment on the situation. “As of this ...

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Apple to hold iPad Pro event on Oct. 30 in New York

Apple has more in the making, according to an invite sent out to members of the press on Thursday. The company will hold a special event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, in the Howard Gilman Opera House on Oct 30. The event will start at 10 am EST. Also: ...

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Why IGTV should go premium

It’s been four months since Facebook launched IGTV, with the goal of creating a destination for longer-form Instagram videos. Is it shaping up to be a high-profile flop, or could this be the company’s next multi-billion-dollar business? IGTV, which features videos up to 60 minutes versus Instagram’s normal 60-second limit, ...

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The Pixel 3’s best new features

Google unveiled a number of new products Tuesday at its big hardware event, including the Google Home Hub and Google Pixel Slate. But the Pixel 3, the company’s new smartphone was the real star. The Pixel 3, which is available in two sizes and starts at $799, comes in three ...

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