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Bitcoin Platform Luno Announces Europe Expansion, $9m Series B Funding Round

Popular Bitcoin platform Luno has completed a $9m (£6.7m) Series B funding round, led by London-based Balderton Capital, and is expanding into 35 new markets across Europe. New investors AlphaCode and existing investors Digital Currency Group also participated in the round. This follows Luno’s $4m Series A round, which was led by emerging market tech giant Naspers. Newsweek is hosting an AI and Data Science in Capital Markets conference in NYC, Dec. 6-7. Photo: Newsweek Media Group Luno currently comprises a team of over 70 and has offices in London, Singapore and Cape Town. Luno co-founder and…

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NVIDIA announces Shield Android TV without game controller for $179, shipping Oct 18

If you don’t need accessories, you won’t want to pay for them. In order to keep things fresh in an increasingly competitive set top box market, NVIDIA is announcing a new version of its Shield Android TV that drops the price by $20 to just $179. The casualty in the process is the controller, meaning this version comes with just the TV-style remote for those less interested in playing games but want to enjoy the Shield Android TV’s serious power and 4K HDR support. It may not seem like a…

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Android 

Nest announces a slew of new products for Nest Security

Nest wants to help you keep your own nest secure. Nest has dipped into home safety before with its carbon monoxide detectors and home-monitoring cameras, but today, it’s upping its game to new levels. The Nest Security event debuted several new products that want to help you keep your home secure and safe. From newer, tougher cameras to a complete home security system, Nest had plenty of eggs hatching onstage, and each has its own purpose. There was a lot to unpack in today’s announcement, so let’s get started: Your…

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