Jooble makes finding jobs easier in developing countries

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Jooble makes finding jobs easier in developing countries According to the latest Mobility Report from Ericsson, there are 2.6 billion smartphone subscriptions globally, and that number looks to jump to 6.1 billion smartphone users 2020, with much of the growth coming from developing countries. What that means: people who haven’t had access to modern luxuries […]

Disrupt Hackathon app Notim.press/ed algorithmically detects fake news

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Disrupt Hackathon app Notim.press/ed algorithmically detects fake news Fake news is a moving target. Greedy publishers constantly start new websites of deceit, preventing manual blacklists from keeping up. That’s why one TechCrunch Disrupt London Hackathon team took an algorithmic approach to detecting fake news. Notim.press/ed (a clever URL that reads “Not Impressed”) lets you enter […]

My Bricks Online puts your smartphone in Lego to make playtime fun again

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My Bricks Online puts your smartphone in Lego to make playtime fun again Lego! Lego! Lego! Who doesn’t like Lego? One of the most fascinating entries to the hackthon at TechCrunch Disrupt London makes the beloved bricks even more fun thanks to a smartphone. My Bricks Online is a project that lets kids — or […]

The Emotion Journal performs real-time sentiment analysis on your most personal stories

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The Emotion Journal performs real-time sentiment analysis on your most personal stories Andrew Greenstein, an app developer from San Francisco, started journaling a few months ago. He tries to write for five minutes every day, but it’s challenging to set aside the time. Still, he’s read that journaling reduces stress and can help with goal-setting, […]

Welcometo.site wants to be your virtual receptionist

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Welcometo.site wants to be your virtual receptionist Checking in at a co-working space or business to meet with somebody can often be a hassle that involves some phone tag and back and forth. Welcometo.site, one of the many projects that came out of our Disrupt hackathon in London today, wants to make this easier. It […]