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Snapchat secretly acquires Seene, a computer vision startup that lets mobile users make 3D selfies

Advertisement Snapchat has acquired 3D photo app maker Seene (also known as Obvious Engineering) a couple of months ago, TechCrunch

Glassdoor raises $40M, valued around $1B, for a job search platform with peer reviews

As the job market becomes more competitive in some industries and unemployment holds steady and even drops in certain regions,

Microsoft Accelerator startup DefinedCrowd connects machine learning with native speakers

Part of Microsoft Accelerator’s batch 3 of startups, DefinedCrowd is filling a niche in the big data and machine learning

Microsoft Accelerator startup DefinedCrowd connects machine learning with native speakers

Part of Microsoft Accelerator’s batch 3 of startups, DefinedCrowd is filling a niche in the big data and machine learning

Hands-on with Ricoh’s new waterproof action cam, WG-M2

When you think action cams, any number of brands spring to mind. Ricoh may not be one of them, but

Facebook kills off Notify news app

Facebook’s attempt at a real-time, notification-based news app is shutting down. Today Facebook sent an alert to users telling them

Samsung debuts truly wireless exercise earbuds and a new version of the Gear Fit

The field is getting mighty crowded, but Samsung’s not backing down from its big fitness push. Today the company is

Commerce at Twitter is not dead

The reports of commerce’s death at Twitter have been greatly exaggerated, according to a tweetstorm by Nathan Hubbard, Twitter’s head

Let it beep: Google’s self-driving cars may now honk, hum, and ‘pip’

A trumpet icon indicates when the car feels like honking. The Bulwer-Lytton fiction contest is a yearly competition in which

Gawker CEO Nick Denton goes after thin-skinned Silicon Valley billionaires

Gawker Media CEO Nick Denton joined Kara Swisher on stage at Vox Media’s Code Conference next to an empty chair

Stanford’s ‘Jackrabbot’ robot will attempt to learn the arcane and unspoken rules of pedestrians

It’s hard enough for a grown human to figure out how to navigate a crowd sometimes — so what chance

Pebble’s new Core pocket computer will ship with Alexa voice integration

Sure Pebble put its best forward when it launched not one but three new products the other week, but a

Internet connected bttn now half the size, adds long press

Internet connected button maker, bttn has launched a smaller version of its push-to-activate-a-digital service gadget. The concept of bttn is simple: a

Google tests a feature that tells you which apps to remove when you run out of room on your phone

Running out of room on your smartphone is a problem many mobile consumers have today, thanks to sizable photo, video,

Wynd hits Kickstarter with a portable air filtration system

Most startups just want to reenforce your phone case or maybe make your speakers a bit more portable. And then there