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Stripe will end bitcoin support because customers aren’t interested – The Verge

23 January, 2018 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

The Verge

Stripe will end bitcoin support because customers aren’t interested
The Verge
Stripe will no longer supporting bitcoin payments by April this year, the company announced today. Stripe said that customers aren’t using bitcoin as a method of payment as often anymore. The company plans to slowly end support with the cutoff point
Stripe in Bitcoin hype flight while fans blindly gobble up crypto-cashThe Register
$9 billion startup Stripe drops bitcoin support because it doesn’t make sense as a means of paymentBusiness Insider
Stripe Ends Support For Bitcoin PaymentsPYMNTS.com
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Facebook acquires biometric ID verification startup Confirm.io – TechCrunch

23 January, 2018 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

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Facebook acquires biometric ID verification startup Confirm.io
TechCrunch
Facebook has confirmed to TechCrunch that it’s acquired… Confirm.io. The startup offered an API that let other companies quickly verify someone’s government-issued identification card, like a driver’s license, was authentic. The Boston-based startup
Facebook acquires ID verification startup Confirm.ioVentureBeat
Facebook bought a startup that specializes in verifying government IDsRecode
Facebook bought a software company that authenticates government-issued ID cardsBusiness Insider
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It’s official: no one is going to win the Google Lunar X Prize competition – The Verge

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The Verge

It’s official: no one is going to win the Google Lunar X Prize competition
The Verge
No one is going to win the X Prize Foundation’s competition to send a spacecraft to the Moon, the foundation announced today. Only five finalists remained in the Google-sponsored Lunar X Prize competition, and in order to win any grand prize money, the
The Google Lunar X Prize’s Race to the Moon Is Over. Nobody Won.New York Times
Google Lunar XPrize competition to end without a winnerWashington Post
Google Lunar X Prize to end without winnerSpaceNews
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Apple reportedly may release a 6.1-inch iPhone without 3D Touch – The Verge

23 January, 2018 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

The Verge

Apple reportedly may release a 6.1-inch iPhone without 3D Touch
The Verge
It’s officially 2018, which means the time has come to stop looking back at last year’s iPhone X and iPhone 8 models, and to start looking forward as the rumor mill starts to spin up for the next iPhones. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo already
The iPhone X was the top shipping smartphone over the holidays, according to analystsTechCrunch
After speculative reports of slow sales, iPhone X is now said to be in the “high end of the industry range”AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
World’s top insider is probably wrong about why Apple is discontinuing the iPhone XBGR
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Audiobooks are now available in Google Play for Android, iOS, and Google Home speakers – The Verge

23 January, 2018 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

The Verge

Audiobooks are now available in Google Play for Android, iOS, and Google Home speakers
The Verge
Google has announced that it’s now selling audiobooks on the Google Play Store, filling out its offerings of movies, music, TV, and ebooks. The new titles are available on Android, iOS, and the web. They’re also available via the Google Assistant, the
Google brings audiobooks to its Play storeTechCrunch
Google Play now sells audiobooks, includes voice support for Google AssistantVentureBeat
Google launches audiobooks — with no monthly subscription feeCNNMoney
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Microsoft’s Xbox One Exclusives Will Now Release On Game Pass At Launch – GameSpot

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Microsoft’s Xbox One Exclusives Will Now Release On Game Pass At Launch
GameSpot
Sea of Thieves, State of Decay 2, and Crackdown 3 will be available to subscribers, with Microsoft saying unannounced games in the Halo, Forza, and Gears of War series will too. Last updated by Patrick Faller on January 23, 2018 at 7:38AM. 5 Comments
Xbox One’s Supercharged Game Pass Should Start Worrying Sony And NintendoForbes
Microsoft’s Xbox exclusives will come to Game Pass on launch dayEngadget
Xbox Game Pass Now Includes Exclusive Xbox Games at LaunchPCMag
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