Co-founder Brian Fenty becomes CEO at TodayTix

By Anthony Ha There’s a new CEO at TodayTix, though he’s definitely not new to the company — Chairman Brian Fenty is becoming chief executive, while his co-founder (and the previous CEO) Merritt Baer is becoming the Head of Europe. TodayTix sells theater tickets in cities across the United States (including New York, Chicago and…

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Polly’s teen polling app piggybacks on Snapchat

By Josh Constine Snapchat doesn’t technically have a developer platform, but that hasn’t stopped other startups from taking advantage of its new feature for attaching links to your Snaps and Stories. Sarahah was the first, allowing people to ask fellow Snappers for open-ended anonymous feedback. But the problem is that those requests could be met…

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Google brings the $399 Android One Moto X4 to Project Fi (and the U.S.)

By Frederic Lardinois Google today announced that the Android One Moto X4 is now available for pre-order on its Project Fi page. Like other Android One phones, the mid-range Moto X4, comes with a pure version of Android without any bloatware. This marks the first time an Android One phone is available on Project Fi,…

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Snapchat’s new partners attach instant apps and games to ads

By Josh Constine Snap wants its ads to open to something interesting rather than a boring mobile website. Today Snap announced 14 new ad Creative Partners that will help build custom games, interactive videos, gyroscope-powered epxeriences, lead generation campaigns, and pre-loaded Instant Apps as destinations for Snapchat ads. They’ll also help connect advertisers to influencers,…

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HTC stock suspension adds fuel to Google acquisition rumors

By Natasha Lomas HTC is to suspend trading of its stock on the TWSE tomorrow, ahead of what it says will be the release of “material information” pertaining to its business. Read More Source:: https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/20/htc-stock-suspension-adds-fuel-to-google-acquisition-rumors/?ncid=rss Related posts: Younited Credit raises $47.8 million for its crowdlending platform You can now launch the Instagram app directly from…

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Amazon is working on smart glasses to house Alexa AI, says FT

By Natasha Lomas Amazon is working on building a pair of smart glasses to house its Alexa voice assistant, and a home security camera that could be linked to its existing Echo connected devices to further expand their capabilities, according to a report in the FT citing people familiar with the company’s plans. Read More…

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