Facebook Stories unlocks public sharing

Facebook could jumpstart its Snapchat clone by letting social media stars and public figures post Stories publicly. When Facebook Stories launched globally in March, you...

Anonymous app Whisper lays off 20% of staff to survive

Startups are dying all over the place as last year’s investment cool-off leads many to run out of cash. But Whisper refuses to race into...

Life Bot’s new Alexa app can text you reminders, help with daily activities

A new voice app from a Y Combinator-backed startup called Life Bot wants to make it easier to use Amazon Alexa as a digital assistant,...

Dropbox is reportedly inching closer to a potential IPO

Dropbox may be taking another step in its very slow shuffle toward an IPO, and is now working with Goldman Sachs to prepare documents that could...

Google’s cord cutter app YouTube TV reaches 2 million downloads

Approximately 2 million people have installed the YouTube TV app, Google’s live TV service aimed at a younger generation of cord cutters, as well as...

Patook wants to be Tinder for platonic friendships

Technology isn’t necessarily the best solution for forging new real life connections, whatever the collective marketing spiel of the web’s social giants likes to claim. An...

Twitter’s user growth goes nowhere and the stock is collapsing

The small nice-ish story Twitter had going for itself for the past few quarters was that, at the very least, its monthly active users were...

HotelTonight now lets you upgrade to a suite for 50% off

HotelTonight just launched a new feature that lets users upgrade to suites on the cheap. If available, the option will pop up during checkout, and...

Line’s Q2: Fewer active users but profits leap off rising ad revenues

Not every social messaging player can hope to grow into a mega platform. And Japan’s Line Corporation looks to have reached a peak in user...

Cleo, a chatbot that wants to replace your banking apps, raises £2M led by...

Cleo, the London-based fintech startup that offers an AI-powered chatbot to help you manage your finances, has closed £2 million in further funding, adding to...

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Sword Health raises $4.6M for its digital physiotherapy solution

Sword Health, a startup operating out of Portugal that has developed a digital physiotherapy solution to enable patients to be treated remotely in...