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Tinder preps ‘Lite’ version of its dating app for data-limited areas

Add Tinder to the growing list of tech giants launching lightweight apps to reel in more users. As part of an earnings call, Match Group divulged plans for a Tinder Lite app that would be smaller and better-suited to area where cellular data "comes…
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Tinder co-founders sue parent company for $2 billion over deception

Three of Tinder's co-founders and several other current and former senior executives are suing the dating company's parent organizations, Match Group and IAC. According to a complaint published online, the lawsuit seeks billions of dollars in damages…
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LinkedIn built a Tinder for business advice

The ability to swipe left and right to determine if you want to do business with someone is Tinder's signature feature. It's been copied by hundreds of imitators, but few would have expected the staid LinkedIn to be one of them. The Microsoft-owned p…
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Bvddy is the Tinder of athletics

Bvddy, a matching app for athletes, helps like-minded sports players not only form teams, but coordinate matches and games. In the future, it could gain support for paid events like classes.

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Tinder to pay tuition for student who quit sorority over profile pic controversy

Shannon Workman quit her sorority after it found her Tinder profile pic to be in violation of its rules of conduct. Tinder CEO Sean Rad personally contacted Workman to offer the company’s support.

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Who’s your presidential sweetheart? Tinder gets political with ‘Swipe the Vote’

If you find an odd card as you swipe through possible dates on Tinder — don’t panic, it’s not an ad. It’s Tinder’s way of getting you involved in politics. Swipe the Vote lets you match with candidates based on issues you swipe right left or right on.

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Tinder users twice as likely to have a sexually transmitted infection, finds new study

A new study has found that Tinder users are twice as likely to have a sexually transmitted infection (STI) as those that don’t use the popular dating app. The research also found that the types of STI Tinder users and non-users have tend to differ.

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The Tinder True Love Robot Reads Your Body to Swipe Left or Right

An NYU graduate has built a robot that works with Tinder to make its users’ selections on the app. It works using sensors to recognize skin responses, including sweat, on the user’s palms.

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Stories you missed this week: Tinder dumps its CEO, Samsung’s dueling Galaxies

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That’s why, we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you.

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