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Credit Suisse Launches Entrepreneurs Circle To Support African-American Entrepreneursview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Global investment bank Credit Suisse is launching a new initiative called the Entrepreneurs Circle to support African-American entrepreneurs in the U.S. The bank has selected 12 members to start the program, which will offer access to bank loans, members of the investment bank’s staff, and an ability to share tips and tactics for growing their business ventures among the membership. (IT news)

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Glamsquad Raises $7 Million For On-Demand Hair Styling And Beauty Servicesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  New York-based Glamsquad, an on-demand beauty business now headed by Gilt Groupe co-founder Alexandra Wilkis Wilson who joined earlier this year as co-founder and CEO, has now raised $7 million in Series A funding in a round led by SoftBank Capital. (IT news)

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Hands-On With The Nexus 6 And Android Lollipopview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Smack dab in the middle of last week, Google announced two new pieces of shiny: the Nexus 6 phone, and the Nexus 9 tablet. Alas, both announcements came by way of blog post, rather than the standard fanfare-filled physical event — meaning no one actually got to touch the devices. Until now! Read More (IT news)

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Sidecar Tests A New “Commute” Service, With Discounts When You Pay For A Week Of Morning Ridesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Ridesharing service SideCar invited me today to beta test a new feature called Sidecar Commute. Here’s how it works, as explained on the tester signup page: You pay $35 for a one-week SideCar Commute Pack, then you can request a ride every morning that week, and you’ll get a $15 credit for that ride. Read More (IT news)

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10 Trends Transforming Enterprise ITview story

http://techcrunch.com –  When it comes to corporate IT, revolution is in the air. The way companies buy, build, manage, optimize and secure information technology is changing dramatically. From cloud computing to big data analytics to ubiquitous mobile connectivity, corporate IT systems are getting faster, more efficient, cheaper to operate and easier to use. (IT news)

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Passage Replaces Your Passwords With Imagesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Passage, from the Edinburgh-based team behind Peekabu, replaces your passwords with images. So instead of typing in a password, you simply hold a previously registered image up to your screen — maybe a photo of your family you have on your desk or your driver’s license. (IT news)

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When Should Startups Hire A CFO?view story

http://techcrunch.com –  Many founders and CEOs of start-ups don’t spend a lot of time thinking about CFOs. When it comes to finance for a start-up, founders focus on more pressing needs: What’s my burn rate? How long is my runway? How does our annual recurring revenue (ARR) look? How much more money do we need? Read More (IT news)

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Apple’s Huge Q4: $42.1 Billion In Revenue, $8.5 Billion In Profitview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Today after the bell, Apple reported its fiscal fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $42.1 billion, and earnings per share of $1.42. Analysts had expected Apple to report profit of $1.31 per share, on revenue for the period of $39.85 billion. During the fiscal quarter, Apple had net profit of $8.5 billion, up 13.3% from $7.5 Billion in the same quarter last year. (IT news)

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There Is Lots Of Low-Hanging Fruit For Digital Health Startupsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  At Disrupt Europe today, TechCrunch senior editor Jon Shieber talked to Peter Hames from Big Health, the National Director for Patients and Information in the National Health Service Tim Kelsey, and Dr. Dominic King from the HELIX Centre. Unsurprisingly, given these panelists, the first part of the panel focused on Ebola and the role tech can play in handing this and similar crises. (IT news)

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Ooyala Buys Euro Video Ad Startup Videoplaza In Its First Acquisitionview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Ooyala, the video company that was acquired by Telstra earlier this year, has now made an acquisition of its own. It has bought Videoplaza, a UK-based video advertising startup. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but we are trying to find out. It’s potentially a very valuable deal when you consider the reach of Videoplaza. (IT news)

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Twitter’s Music Strategy: No App, Just Better Listeningview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Music is a special kind of content, and people discover it on Twitter. That’s why building a music experience outside the main Twitter app was a boondoggle, and treating music like any other piece of media within Twitter sells it short. (IT news)

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Android Lollipop Easter Egg Casts Andy The Android As Flappy Birdview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Android 5.0 Lollipop is coming soon, and shipping on Google’s new Nexus hardware, but a newly discovered Easter Egg in the build is already available in the developer preview. (IT news)