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Tune in for the The Duke Of York’s live Pitch @ Palace annual event right here

Tune in for the The Duke Of York’s live Pitch @ Palace annual event right here

The Duke Of York’s Pitch@Palace event is are now a regular annual feature fixture in the London startup scene, and TechCrunch is delighted to live stream the pitches of the teams Pitch@Palace has selected from its events throughout the year.…

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For second time, U.S. to withdraw from major climate treaty, this time the Paris Agreement

For second time, U.S. to withdraw from major climate treaty, this time the Paris Agreement

North America as seen from space.

For the second time since 2000, the U.S. is poised to pull out of a major climate treaty that the country itself fought hard for.

Unlike the last time this happened with the Kyoto …

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Review: High-Rise (2016)

Review: High-Rise (2016)

High-Rise, directed by Ben Wheatley, brings J.G. Ballard’s classic novel to the screen after a long wait.

It’s set almost entirely in a residential tower, a massive brutalist edifice inhabited by thousands of early-1970s Britons eager for a new life. …

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A look back at The Hags, a 1980s all-girl skate gang

A look back at The Hags, a 1980s all-girl skate gang

The Los Angeles punk and skate scenes of the mid-1980s produced a brief, shining moment of total badassery in the form of The Hags, a now-legendary all-girl skateboard gang that prowled Hollywood and West LA. Bust magazine takes a loving …

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Richard Branson’s plans for a dyslexia-only sperm bank look a lot less like a prank now

Richard Branson’s plans for a dyslexia-only sperm bank look a lot less like a prank now

Sir Richard Branson has spoken candidly about his struggles with dyslexia.

Richard Branson’s latest quest is to get the world to perceive people with dyslexia in a totally different light.

We should see young people with dyslexia as being full …

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Measures for Justice uncovers hidden prison data to push for reform and accountability

Measures for Justice uncovers hidden prison data to push for reform and accountability

You can’t change what you can’t see.

That’s the motto of Measures for Justice, a nonprofit that just launched an online data portal to address unanswered questions about the American criminal justice system. Though the prison system is highly critiqued …

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25 of Prince Philip’s ghastliest remarks

25 of Prince Philip’s ghastliest remarks

During a visit to Australia in 2002.

With Prince Philip retiring from his royal duties, there will be fewer occasions for him to make his trademark gaffes and off-kilter remarks.

At times over the years, the 95-year-old’s cringe-inducing comments had …

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IKEA’s super cheap smart lightbulbs will soon be compatible with other connected home systems

IKEA’s super cheap smart lightbulbs will soon be compatible with other connected home systems

You’ll be able to control IKEA’s cheap smart bulbs with your favorite smart assistant

IKEA is pushing to make your home smarter — so it just teamed up with some of the biggest players in the connected home space.

The …

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Spotify partners with Capital One to offer half-price premium subscriptions

Spotify partners with Capital One to offer half-price premium subscriptions

In an effort to grow its paid subscribers base, Spotify this morning announced a partnership with Capital One that will offer Spotify customers half off the price of their Spotify subscription if they pay with a Capital One Quicksilver or …

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Google I/O confirmed one thing: Google is a really boring company

Google I/O confirmed one thing: Google is a really boring company

Google CEO Sundar Pichai wakes up from a nap to keynote Google I/O 2017.

Trust me, I never thought it would come to this. If you had asked me a week ago what I was expecting from Google’s I/O developer …

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