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On The Heels Of Apple Pay, Jumio Launches A Card-Scanning Mobile Checkout Product For Retailers’ iOS And Android Appsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Computer vision startup Jumio, best known for its payment card and ID-scanning technologies which allow end users to hold up their cards to a mobile device’s camera to simplify the process of entering in that data on small screens, is rolling out a new product today designed to improve the mobile checkout experience for retailers. (IT news)

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Building A Fintech Startup In Europeview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Today on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe, Taavet Hinrikus from TransferWise, Damian Kimmelman from DueDil, and Jeff Lynn from Seedrs took the stage to talk about the state of fintech startups in London. These companies took us through the current landscape, regulatory issues, and why it’s a good time to build a fintech startup in Europe. Read More (IT news)

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Life360 Acquires Two-Month-Old HelloWorldview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Today, location-sharing startup Hello World is announcing that it has been acquired by Life360 for an undisclosed seven-figure sum. Read More (IT news)

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Morten Lund Looks Back At His Past Failuresview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Serial entrepreneur and investor Morten Lund joined us on stage with Mike Butcher to look back at his past ventures. Most of them turned out to be failures. Lund is now even famous for declaring personal bankruptcy even though he was one of the first angel investors in Skype. “I lost everything, I had to give up my art collection and my cars,” Lund said. (IT news)

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Staples Becomes The Latest Retailer Affected By A Payment Card Data Breachview story

http://techcrunch.com –  If you’ve shopped at a major retailer in the U.S., chances are your payment card data has been stolen at some point. Today, it appears you may be able to add Staples to the growing list of retailers who have discovered fraudulent activity related to a data breach in their stores. (IT news)

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Bigcommerce and Alibaba.com Announce Site Integrationview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Bigcommerce, an online store platform for small-to-medium sized businesses and Alibaba.com announced an integration today that will allow Bigcommerce’s merchants to source goods directly from Alibaba.com through its platform. Read More (IT news)

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B2X Raises $15M For Smartphone Care, Buys Apple Partner TSS In India For $45Mview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Two more signs of growth for B2X, a startup based out of Munich that is a little like a “Zendesk for smartphones” — creating solutions for handset makers and carriers so that customers can identify, report and fix problems with their devices. (IT news)

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The Ultimate Vision For Homejoy Is Not Just Cleaning, According To CEO Adora Cheungview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Homejoy has been providing cleaning services over the last few years, but it’s hoping to expand into several other verticals. Today at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe, co-founder and CEO Adora Cheung said the company would continue to test out other services in its different markets. Read More (IT news)

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Microsoft Drops Nokia Name, Sticks With ‘Lumia’ For Windows Phonesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  After a long and complicated relationship that first involved just a close partnership with Nokia handling hardware duties, and then Microsoft acquiring Nokia’s phone-making business during what appeared to be a fairly acrimonious separation, there will be no more confusion as to who’s making first-party Windows Phone hardware going forward: they’ll be called just… Re (IT news)

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Vine’s Stars Are The Best Part, And Now You Can Follow Whole Channels Of Themview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Vine has just released a minor update to the app that not only beautifies the platform for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but adds some new functionality in terms of sharing videos and consuming them. The Twitter-owned video sharing app now takes advantage of the share extensions functionality in iOS 8, meaning that users can share directly to Vine from the video itself. Read More (IT news)