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Ybrain Raises $3.5M To Fund Trials Of Its Wearable For Alzheimer's Patients

Ybrain, a Korean startup that makes wearables for Alzheimer’s patients, announced today that it has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding led by Stonebridge Capital, bringing its total raised so far to $4.2 million. 284 more words


Samsung's New Gear S Smartwatch Features A Curved Screen And 3G Connectivity

Samsung officially takes the cake when it comes to launching smartwatches: It just announced the Samsung Gear S, its billionth smartwatch device launching this year. 308 more words


Taiwan-Based Streaming Music Service KKBOX Raises $104M To Expand Overseas

KKBOX, a Taiwan-based company that has provided streaming music services in Asia since before Spotify was founded, announced (link in Chinese) that it has raised $104 million from Singapore GIC (formerly known as the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation). 231 more words


Kobe Bryant Reads TechCrunch

This month’s issue of Sports Illustrated is notable because it includes a long form feature by Chris Ballard on Kobe Bryant’s return to the game this fall. 556 more words


SWAT Team Detains Popular Gamer Who Was Live-Streaming 'Counter-Strike'

An incredible video showing the apparent swatting of a video game player who operates under the moniker ‘Kootra‘ was published today.

Swatting is a prank that involves falsely telling the police of a dangerous situation so that a SWAT — special weapons and tactics (SWAT) — team is deployed in response, erroneously. 232 more words


Microsoft Promises To Remove Scammy Apps From The Windows Store, Kills Off 1,500 Apps To Start

The Windows app store has a problem: it’s full of garbage.

For every popular app, there’s a dozen-plus apps trying their damnedest to trick the user into buying it. 318 more words


Hardware Crowdfunding: Where The Venture Dollars Flow

Editor’s note: Matt Witheiler is a General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners. You can follow him on his blog.

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