Meet Cuba’s first Internet entrepreneurs at Disrupt New York

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Trump signs long-delayed executive order on cybersecurity

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Truepic fights photo fraud on apps like Tinder and Airbnb

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Vice’s Director of Mobile Apps Ben Jackson is creating his own startup advisory firm

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Trolling the patent trolls

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Robo-advisor WeathSimple raises another $37 million from Power Financial

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Google’s neural network-generated custom face stickers are like Bitmoji that aren’t horrible

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iTunes is coming to the Windows Store

 Here is a surprise: at its Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced that Apple’s iTunes will come to the Windows Store by the end of the year. The iTunes...

Watch 500 Startups Batch 20 Demo Day here

 TechCrunch is pleased to bring you 500 Startups Demo Day today, May 11th at 12:00pm to 5:00pm PT. As a global seed fund and startup accelerator, 500 Startups invests in various technology...

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