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Amazon to kill Dash button functions on August 31—you have a month to hack yours

Enlarge / RIP, Amazon Dash. Amazon / Sam Machkovech Amazon’s four-year dalliance with plastic “BUY! BUY! BUY!” buttons appears to finally be coming to a close. The Amazon Dash line of physical, Internet-connected buttons, which allowed customers to purchase (usually for around $ 5 a pop) one-tap restocking of home staples like snacks, toiletries, and […]

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After reportedly laying off 20% of its staff amid dwindling downloads, HQ Trivia is pivoting to a subscription model this month

HQ TriviaHQ Trivia HQ Trivia has had a rough 2019. The live game show startup has struggled to recover from the loss of co-founder and CEO Colin Kroll, who died unexpectedly in December 2018. In April, about half of HQ Trivia’s 35 employees signed a letter asking the company’s board to remove co-founder Rus Yusupov […]