China is rising while the US is waning – TechCrunch

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Startups are a gamble, but it’s possible to better understand why some thrive and many more die by looking at the ecosystems in which they operate. Such is the mission of eight-year-old Startup Genome, composed of a group of researchers and entrepreneurs who, every year, interview thousands of founders and investors around the world to…

‘Super Troopers 2’ Review: Cult Comedy’s Sequel Is a Cop-Out

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Attention all you Super Trooperheads, you Trooperphiles, you maple-syrup–guzzling guys with your #MeowToo hashtags at the ready – your prayers, for better or worse, have finally been answered and crowd-funded. Chances are you either squealed with delight upon the news of a second Super Troopers flick, before strapping on your bulletproof cup and threatening to This…

See Denzel Washington Seek Revenge in New ‘The Equalizer 2’ Trailer

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Denzel Washington’s character Robert McCall exacts revenge in the first trailer for The Equalizer 2. “They killed my friend. So, I’m gonna kill each and every one of them,” he warns in the action-packed clip. “And the only disappointment is that I only get to do it once.” In the sequel to 2014’s This article…

iPhone Demand Expected to Be Weak as TSMC Lowers 2018 Revenue Target

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Shares in Apple and its suppliers fell on Thursday after a raft of analysts read a prediction of softer smartphone sales from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd as driven chiefly by concern about demand for iPhones. TSMC, the world’s largest contract chipmaker and a major Apple supplier, revised its full-year revenue target to the low end…

Nokia, Ericsson May Benefit from ZTE’s Woes in the US

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Investors are warming to beleaguered mobile network makers Ericsson and Nokia as they begin to recover ahead of a once-a-decade uplift from a new business cycle and an unexpected boost from a US ban on exports to low-cost Chinese rival ZTE. ZTE has snatched market share in Europe and the Americas, growing four times faster in…

Don’t just stir; Stircle – TechCrunch

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Although I do my best to minimize the trash produced by my lifestyle (blog posts notwithstanding), one I can’t really control, at least without carrying a spoon on my person at all times, is the necessity of using a disposable stick to stir my coffee. That could all change with the Stircle, a little platform…

Technique to beam HD video with 99 percent less power could sharpen the eyes of smart homes – TechCrunch

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Everyone seems to be insisting on installing cameras all over their homes these days, which seems incongruous with the ongoing privacy crisis — but that’s a post for another time. Today, we’re talking about enabling those cameras to send high-definition video signals wirelessly without killing their little batteries. A new technique makes beaming video out…