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Airbnb Guidebooks Now Include This Feature From Foursquare

Airbnb has struck a deal with Foursquare to bring crowdsourced photos into its new Guidebooks in an effort to provide a more authentic view of highlighted neighborhoods and cities. 373 more words

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Facebook Unseats Airbnb as the Best Tech Company to Work for in the U.S.

Career website Glassdoor today released its ninth annual Employees’ Choice Awards, a list of the 50 best companies to work for in the coming year. Facebook was crowned as the number one tech company to work for in 2017, displacing Airbnb. 421 more words

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Google Play Movies Gets 4K Titles

Google has officially launched 4K UHD films on Google Play Movies & TV.

We say “officially” because the company quietly started adding 4K titles to its catalog a few weeks back, but the choice was scant at first. 260 more words

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Here's What It's Like to Use the New Google Wifi Router

One of Google’s new hardware products this winter, the Google Wifi router, is now shipping to customers in time for the holiday season. On paper it looks good, and in hand it feels good. 1,410 more words

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Startup Gets Nearly $11 Million to Develop Flying Cars

Flying cars have long been the centerpiece of fantastical future visions, but personal flying machines never quite materialized. One startup, however, is looking to change that. 321 more words

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Google Assistant Now Speaks Hindi in Allo Messaging App

Google is expanding the linguistic capabilities of the virtual assistant that powers its Allo messaging app with the news that it’s now conversant in Hindi. 434 more words

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Native ads generate clicks at up to 40 percent higher rate than other mobile ads — VentureBeat

When it comes to clicking on mobile ads and spending money in mobile games, native ads come out on top. In fact, user-acquisition campaigns run by YouAppi’s OneRun platform this year show that native ads generate clicks at a 30 percent to 40 percent higher frequency and convert at double the rate compared to other kinds of…

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