SV Angel no longer raising funds for seed rounds; Ron and Topher Conway will invest their personal money at $25K-$100K per company and co-manage existing funds (SV Angel)

SV Angel: SV Angel no longer raising funds for seed rounds; Ron and Topher Conway will invest their personal money at $25K-$100K per company and co-manage existing funds  —  The investing ecosystem has gone through significant changes over the last 10 years.  When we started SV Angel, there were just a handful of funds investing… Read More SV Angel no longer raising funds for seed rounds; Ron and Topher Conway will invest their personal money at $25K-$100K per company and co-manage existing funds (SV Angel)

Amazon will require Australians to use its Australian site instead of its US site due to new 10% sales tax on imported goods effective July 1 (Byron Kaye/Reuters)

Byron Kaye / Reuters: Amazon will require Australians to use its Australian site instead of its US site due to new 10% sales tax on imported goods effective July 1  —  SYDNEY (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it will force Australians to use its Australian website instead of its much larger U.S. site… Read More Amazon will require Australians to use its Australian site instead of its US site due to new 10% sales tax on imported goods effective July 1 (Byron Kaye/Reuters)

Microsoft retiring Groove Music apps for iOS and Android on December 1; if installed, apps will stop working; PC, Xbox, and Windows Phone apps will still work (Rich Woods/Neowin)

Rich Woods / Neowin: Microsoft retiring Groove Music apps for iOS and Android on December 1; if installed, apps will stop working; PC, Xbox, and Windows Phone apps will still work  —  At the end of last year, Microsoft killed off its Groove Music Pass service.  The Groove apps themselves continues to function … from… Read More Microsoft retiring Groove Music apps for iOS and Android on December 1; if installed, apps will stop working; PC, Xbox, and Windows Phone apps will still work (Rich Woods/Neowin)

Microsoft announces an update for Microsoft Launcher for Android letting parents track kids’ location and MSN Kids, a new curated news website for children (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch: Microsoft announces an update for Microsoft Launcher for Android letting parents track kids’ location and MSN Kids, a new curated news website for children  —  Microsoft is launching an update to its Android launcher today that gives parents the ability to track their kids’ location. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2J4ANQa

Hello Alfred, which uses existing on-demand services to automate weekly chores, raises $40M Series B (Taylor Hatmaker/TechCrunch)

Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch: Hello Alfred, which uses existing on-demand services to automate weekly chores, raises $40M Series B  —  New York-based chore wizard Hello Alfred is about expand its mission to make life easier, one to-do list at a time.  The company commands a small army of thoroughly trained home helpers … from Techmeme… Read More Hello Alfred, which uses existing on-demand services to automate weekly chores, raises $40M Series B (Taylor Hatmaker/TechCrunch)