Digital publisher Serial Box raises $4.5M

Serial Box, a startup bringing back the tradition of serialized fiction, has raised $4.5 million in seed funding. The company actually disclosed the funding last week, when announcing a partnership to produce stories about Marvel characters, but it’s sharing more details about the round — namely, the fact that it was led by Boat Rocker…

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The other smartphone business

With the smartphone operating system market sewn up by Google’s Android platform, which has a close to 90% share globally, leaving Apple’s iOS a slender (but lucrative) premium top-slice, a little company called Jolla and its Linux-based Sailfish OS is a rare sight indeed: A self-styled ‘independent alternative’ that’s still somehow in business. The Finnish…

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Apéro spécial « Accessibilité » chez Alsacréations

L’équipe du WdStr, l’association de webdesigners et front-dev de Strasbourg vous invite à venir célébrer le Printemps (si si, on espère comme vous qu’il revient bientôt…) autour d’une présentation sur l’accessibilité web. Pierre Fournier, intégrateur au Crédit Mutuel, nous montrera au travers de quelques démonstrations, ce qu’est l’accessibilité et à quelles situations elle s’applique :…

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YouTube Music and YouTube Premium come to India

YouTube Music is coming to the next critical battlefield for streaming music services: India. The company announced this week it’s launching its ad-supported version of YouTube Music for free in the country, as well as YouTube Music Premium, its subscription that offers background listening, offline downloads and an ad-free experience for ₹99 a month. In…

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Daily Crunch: Spotify files complaint against Apple

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Spotify files a complaint against Apple with the European Commission over ‘Apple tax’ and restrictive rules Spotify is taking off its…

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