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  • Lyft allowed to launch in NYC @ 7PM today; drivers will require licenses from taxi commission; the service will not be a true peer-to-peer service; Lyft agrees to shut down its previously launched services in Buffalo and Rochester later this summer - Link

  • Homejoy invites customers to try booking additional home services, incl plumbing, handyman, landscaping services, pest control, furniture assembly & installation, painting services, moving and storage, electrical services & carpet cleaning; currently in beta mode; launch date undiscl; raised $39.7M to date - Link
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  • @Bose has sued Beats over noise-canceling headphone patents, acc to @CNBC; Bose is alleging that the Apple-owned co has infringed upon 50 yrs of noise-canceling research, development, & engineering, & that its current device lineup features 36 patents & applications; Bose is seeking an injunction against further infringement, a full report of infringing devices, damages incl court costs, & more - Link
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  • Tesla Command for Android Wear is an app for controlling a Tesla Model S; the app can lock & unlock the doors, open & close the sunroof, & honk the horn - Link



  • Violet by @LiveUltraHealth is a wearable that tracks UV exposure; it also measures sun-generated vitamin D; the device measures its user's skin type & offers reports via a smartphone app; it has raised $9K on @Kickstarter w/ a $100K goal & 26 days to go - Link
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