Category: shuts

Facebook shuts down Hobbi, its experimental app for documenting personal projects
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Facebook shuts down Hobbi, its experimental app for documenting personal projects

Facebook’s recently launched app, Hobbi, an experiment in short-form content creation around personal projects, hobbies, and other Pinterest-y content, is already shutting down. The app first arrived on iOS in February as one of now several launches from Facebook’s internal R&D group, the NPE Team. Hobbi users have now been notified by way of push…

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As Wunderlist shuts down, its founder announces a new productivity app called Superlist
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As Wunderlist shuts down, its founder announces a new productivity app called Superlist

Wunderlist is going away, but fans of the productivity app may find some consolation in founder Christian Reber’s announcement that he is launching a new startup called Superlist. “Superlist will be more than just a todo app, but never as bloated as the project management software you loathe to use,” he tweeted. “Slick, fast, and…

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Birx Shuts Down Criticism of Decision to Reopen Jacksonville Beaches
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Birx Shuts Down Criticism of Decision to Reopen Jacksonville Beaches

Dr. Deborah Birx on Monday again defended the city of Jacksonville, Florida, for reopening their beaches, despite heavy criticism from national establishment media. Birx said that Florida had excellent coronavirus infection data accessible on their website, which showed that the decision to reopen the beaches made sense. “They had less than 20 cases per day…

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Trump Shuts Down Reporter for ‘Gotcha Question’ on Jared Kushner
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Trump Shuts Down Reporter for ‘Gotcha Question’ on Jared Kushner

President Donald Trump shut down a question from a reporter on Friday, dismissing what he described as a “gotcha question” about his son-in-law, Jared Kushner. CBS reporter Weijia Jiang questioned why Kushner said “our” stockpile while referring to the federal stockpile of medical supplies versus state stockpiles. Trump was not amused. “So what are you asking…

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As the U.S. shuts down, StockX’s business is booming, says its CEO
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As the U.S. shuts down, StockX’s business is booming, says its CEO

StockX, the high-flying resale marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of sneakers, streetwear, handbags and other collectible items, has seen its fortune rise along with the $6 billion global sneaker resale market, which is part of the broader $100 billion sneaker category. In fact, the company, which was assigned a billion-dollar-plus valuation last year, says…

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HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through
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HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through

HQ Trivia is dead. Today the company laid off its full staff of 25 and will cease operation of its trivia, sports and word guessing games, a source close to the company confirmed. HQ Trivia had a deal in the works to be acquired, but the buyer pulled out yesterday and investors aren’t willing to…

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