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“Self-regulating” nanoparticles can burn cancer without harming healthy cells

 Researchers at the University of Surrey and Dalian University of Technology in China have created a form of nanoparticle that can heat up and kill cancerous cells and then self-regulate to avoid burning healthy cells. The particles can raise their temperature between 42°C to 45°C, hot enough to kill cancer cells. Once they reach a set temperature they back off, ...

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Hopper expands its price prediction technology to hotels, initially in NYC

 Hopper, a top-ranked travel app that helps you figure out the best time to fly to save money, is today expanding its price prediction service to hotels. The company claims its price tracking technology is able to save users $ 34 per night, on average, when booking a hotel room through its service, or up to $ 90 per night ...

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Shift Technology raises another $28 million to prevent fraudulent insurance claims

 Shift Technology is raising a Series B round of $ 28 million from Accel and General Catalyst. Accel had already led the company’s previous round. Existing investors Elaia Partners and Iris Capital are also participating in today’s round. Read More Startups – TechCrunch

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DxO One camera for Android on the way, new accessories debut

 The best compact camera smartphone attachment you can buy is getting an Android version, and a heap of updates for the existing iPhone model that make it even better (and it’s already excellent). The DxO One, DxO’s first camera hardware, gets a free software update this morning that adds Facebook Live multi-camera streaming, time-lapse and more, and customers can sign ...

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Opternative sues Warby Parker for allegedly stealing its online eye exam

 Eyewear e-commerce giant Warby Parker is accused of signing partnership contracts and NDAs with online eyeglass prescription test startup Opternative, then stealing the technology to launch its own competing “Prescription Check” feature. That’s according to a legal complaint filed by Opternative last month that was unsealed today as the lawsuit unfolds. Read More Startups – TechCrunch

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Peter Fredell Resigns From Seamless’ Board

STOCKHOLM, October 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Peter Fredell has informed the Chairman of the Board, John Longhurst, that Fredell, effective immediately, resigns from Seamless Distribution AB’s Board of Directors. This information is information that Seamless Distribution AB (publ)… PR Newswire: Internet Technology

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UnitedCorp puts Facebook and Instagram on Notice for Patent Infringement Related to their Geolocation-based Image Overlays

Cease and desist letters issued for Facebook “Frames” and Instagram “Geostickers”  MIAMI, FL, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Miami-based United American Corp (UnitedCorp), (OTC: UAMA) announced today that it has taken further enforcement steps related to the protection of its intellectu… PR Newswire: Internet Technology

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Application Modernization Services Market Worth 16.67 Billion USD by 2022

PUNE, India, October 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — According to a new research report “Application Modernization Services Market by Service (Application Portfolio Assessment, Cloud Application Migration, Application Replatforming, Application Integration, UI Modernization), Organization… PR Newswire: Internet Technology

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