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Hubble raises $16.5 million to deliver affordable daily contact lenses

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A subscription commerce startup that sells its own brand of daily disposable contact lenses, Hubble, has raised $16.5 million in a new round of venture funding just five months after having launched its service publicly. One might say the deal happened in the blink of an eye for the startup, which is incorporated ..

Huawei’s shiny P10 flagships come in (almost) all the colors of the rainbow

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If you’re bored of the same old monotone/metallic smartphone color choices, Chinese mobile maker Huawei has been thinking a little differently for its just announced P10 and P10 Plus flagship handsets — and is offering a spectrum of shades, including a striking deep blue option and a pale green. ..

The LG G6 has a hidden face, and it\u2019s impossible to unsee

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Images of the LG G6 leaked today and overall it looks like a solid phone with soft lines, very little bezel and a face on the backside made up of the dual lenses and power button. It looks surprised and maybe a little shocked. LG will likely reveal all the details of the phone next week at […]

Comcast rolls out a new Stream TV app for its cable and internet TV customers

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Comcast is launching a new app called Xfinity Stream, which will replace its older Xfinity TV app on mobile devices, as well as deliver a host of features for cable subscribers, including access to live TV, on-demand programming, DVR recordings and more. But the app serves another purpose, as well: ..

Instagram testing multi-photo album posts

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Sometimes when you’re looking at your Instagram selects and you can’t quite decide between a few options, or when you want to post something from your trip but also don’t want to overwhelm your followers with a bunch of different pictures in a row, you feel keenly the absence of the ability to post ..

LEGO Life is a new social network where kids can share their creations

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Club Penguin may be shutting down, but there’s a new social network for kids arriving today from LEGO. The company known for its physical blocks and building sets is launching LEGO Life, a safe, online space where kids can share their LEGO creations, and connect with a broader community. Available ..

There’s now a Disney Princess toy subscription service

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Subscription-based toy company Pley.com entered the Disney accelerator last year with a toy rental business that would ship out toys like Lego, American Girl or Hot Wheels, which could be played with, then kept or returned, starting at $12 per month. Now that the company has exited the program, it’s ..

Pok\u00e9mon launches Duel, a new free iOS and Android strategy battle game

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Pokémon has another official new mobile game that isn’t Pokémon GO – it’s a strategy battle game called Pokémon Duel where you collect virtual figures and fight them in an attempt to take over territory from your rival. The Duel element involves actually battling your figures, which you can select ..

Cardlife is yet another SaaSsy management tool

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Now that we’ve collectively signed up for billions of dollars of unused SaaS subscriptions it’s time to subscribed to a tool that helps us manage those subscriptions. Enter Cardlife, another player in the exciting world of SaaS management. “SaaS management,” you say. “Isn’t that just for the rich ..

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Samsung reportedly concludes ‘irregularly sized’ batteries caused Galaxy Note 7 explosions

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Samsung is holding a press conference in three days to explain the defect in the Galaxy Note 7 that forced the product’s recall, but already it is being reported that wrongly sized batteries were what made some units combust. As Samsung prepares to release its findings, a Wall Street Journal report citing ..