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Spotify’s Premium app gets a big makeover

Spotify has given its app a big makeover, with a focus on making the experience better for its paying subscribers. The company has simplified the app’s navigation by reducing the numbers of buttons and has revamped its Search page, which now incorporates elements previously found in “Browse,” like favorite genres or music to match a mood. And it’s given its ...

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YC grad Oh My Green gets $20M seed investment

In its first institutional funding round, Oh My Green has raised $ 20 million from Initialized Capital, Powerplant Ventures, Backed VC, ZhenFund, Talis Capital and the Stanford StartX Fund to bring healthier foods to offices around the U.S. The concierge-style startup, which completed Y Combinator’s startup accelerator in 2016, provides businesses in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Austin, Denver, ...

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Hunt for 'Googly Eye Bandit' is on in Georgia after war hero's statue gets funny eyes

Police in Savannah, Georgia, are looking for a prankster who put googly eyes on the statue of a revolutionary war hero. “It’s no laughing matter,” the city stressed, and was taken seriously by absolutely no-one. The Savannah city government on Thursday issued a call to public to help it catch the perpetrator, who vandal-eyezed the monument for Nathanael Greene, a ...

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‘I wagged my buttocks’: TV star gets FILMED strip-teasing undercover cops – and fumes over blowback

A German actress has landed herself in hot water after stripping and flashing her bum (and more) to a group of men in a carpark – unaware that the trio were actually undercover police, who then filmed her saucy little striptease. Antje Monning, 40, described her roadside antics as a spur-of-the-moment decision… that landed her with a €1,200 fine ($ ...

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Ecuador gets UN praise for ‘freedom of expression’ as Assange remains gagged in embassy limbo

A UN official praised Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno for his treatment of journalists even as Moreno is said to be preparing to hand over WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange to the governments persecuting him. UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression David Kaye commended Ecuador and Moreno for supposedly promoting freedom of expression – the same Moreno that recently cut ...

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Google+ for G Suite lives on and gets new features

You thought Google+ was dead, didn’t you? And it is — if you’re a consumer. But the business version of Google’s social network will live on for the foreseeable future — and it’s getting a bunch of new features today. Google+ for G Suite isn’t all that different from the Google+ for consumers, but its focus is very much on allowing ...

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Freight trucking startup Shipwell gets a $10 million boost

Shipwell, a startup pitching a marketplace for domestic ground shipping and fleet and cargo management services for freight trucking companies, has raised $ 10 million in a new round of funding. A booming American economy coupled with failing infrastructure and a low-margin business reluctant to adopt new technologies have put stress on domestic logistics companies in the $ 900 billion market ...

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Google Slides gets real-time automated captions

Google is adding an interesting new feature to its Slides presentation tool today that allows you to enable real-time automated captions to your live presentations. That’s a great feature for those who are hard of hearing or deaf, as well as those who understand better when they can read instead of listen. The new feature comes from the same accessibility ...

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Lindsey Graham gets his ‘thug life’ memes in afterglow of Kavanaugh saga

Published time: 7 Oct, 2018 22:49 Sen. Lindsey Graham didn’t mince his words defending Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nomination was debated, slamming his political opponents and smugly dismissing protesters. So ‘thug life’ memes were called for. The videos of him interacting with protesters, or rather shrugging off protesters, have gone viral as supporters professed their love to the ...

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