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"21.10.2016 10:18:53" social.techcrunch.com The Husarion CORE2 is a brain for your death-dealing robotic projects As we approach the coming robot apocalypse it helps to know your enemy. In most cases our enemies will be made by other robots and their alien engineering.. As we approach the robot apocalypse, it helps to know your enemy
"21.10.2016 09:54:37" social.techcrunch.com The new Remix Android set top box adds 4K video Even with an abundant number of Android set top boxes floating around, the promise of the Remix Mini managed to capture Kickstarter's imagination in a big.. The price has jumped quite a bit too
"21.10.2016 09:31:53" social.techcrunch.com Hangar raises $6.5 million to give companies all the drone data they want without having to fly themselves Drones and pilots legally permitted to fly them are here in spades. So American businesses are scrambling to figure out how to use drones to gain a.. Acquiring aerial data
"21.10.2016 09:04:49" social.techcrunch.com Swarms of tiny, cute robots will one day bring you your phone, like this Robots are taking over factories and warehouses, but their next stop might be your desktop or kitchen counter. These tiny "Zooids" work together at high speed.. “Zooids” work together at high speed to act as tools
"21.10.2016 08:44:06" social.techcrunch.com Cardiogram raises $2 million to predict heart health issues using wearbles Health tech startup Cardiogram has raised $2 million in a seed round led by the a16z Bio Fund for an app that screens users' cardio health and gives them.. Led by the a16z Bio Fund
"21.10.2016 08:28:42" social.techcrunch.com Menswear retailer Q Fifty One is acquiring Edition Collective Q Fifty One is Texas-based retailer that operates two different brands: Q Clothier, a custom-suit store with 6 locations and Rye 51, a more casual luxury.. Reinventing their e-commerce strategy
"21.10.2016 08:21:00" Tito's trip to the LeEco Event Tito's journey to the LeEco North American launch http://tcrn.ch/2eqtAvL
"21.10.2016 08:03:07" social.techcrunch.com Bumpers raises $1M seed to let anyone make podcasts from their phone These days, you can't wander around the internet without running into a podcast. And yet, it takes a lot of time, energy, and equipment to make those.. Easier podcasting
"21.10.2016 07:56:58" social.techcrunch.com A trip to Google's New York City Pop-Up Shop It might be reading too much into things to note, right off the bat, that Google's new SoHo pop-up shop is a mere block or two from Apple's own Prince st... Google ups its retail game
"21.10.2016 07:33:08" social.techcrunch.com XYZPrinting's CEO still believes in 3D-printing ubiquity Three years ago, the entire industry was bullish about the future of 3D printing. The future seemed astronomical, the possibilities limitless. The technology.. The future of 3D printing once seemed astronomical
"21.10.2016 07:15:22" social.techcrunch.com Customers are still waiting for their folding DJI drone As GoPro took to the stage in Squaw Valley to show off its long-awaited Karma Drone, DJI's Corporate Communication Director smirkingly tweeted, “I'm.. Tick tock
"21.10.2016 06:44:08" social.techcrunch.com Google's Cloud Platform gets new a cold storage service At an event in London today Google announced a couple of updates to its cloud storage services. The most important of these is the launch of Coldline, a new.. A new cold storage service for archival data
"21.10.2016 06:24:07" social.techcrunch.com Opternative sues South Carolina for the right to give online eye exams there A telehealth startup called Opternative filed a suit against South Carolina today over a state's law that bars consumers there from getting a prescription.. A constitutional challenge to the state's statute
"21.10.2016 05:26:28" social.techcrunch.com A failed lander and a working orbiter – everything we know about ESA's ExoMars mission Yesterday morning, the European Space Agency hoped to become the second entity in history to operate a robot on Mars. Unfortunately, things didn't go as.. Mars is hard
"21.10.2016 04:50:36" social.techcrunch.com TravelBank launches expense account app that pays you for underspending Employees waste tons of money through expense accounts because there's no incentive to book flights early, stay at a modest hotel, or dine on the cheap. But a.. Tons of money is wasted through expense accounts
"21.10.2016 04:17:08" social.techcrunch.com What Tim Cook thinks the digital you will do Apple is betting on the "digital you" coming to augmented reality. But has Tim told us the whole story? Virtual people made out of pixels will be here before you know it
"21.10.2016 03:59:21" social.techcrunch.com Prelude Fertility aims to give women and couples a choice on the timing of a family With a women's fertility declining just as they enter the full flush of their careers alongside their male counterparts (usually from the mid 20s to 30s).. Egg freezing is on the rise
"21.10.2016 03:47:49" social.techcrunch.com You can now get daily election updates on Messenger, with NYT Politics' new chatbot If you can't get enough presidential election news - that is, you're some kind of glutton for punishment - there's now a new way to get automated updates with.. A different way of getting election news
"21.10.2016 03:04:25" social.techcrunch.com A short list of some games we want to see on the Nintendo Switch Nintendo showed off its new console, the Nintendo Switch, for the first time in a video earlier today. It's basically a tablet that you connect two.. Nintendo, please make (or partner with developers that will make) these games!
"21.10.2016 01:45:14" social.techcrunch.com 360 Photos and Videos are coming to Facebook's Instant Articles Facebook's Instant Articles - the format that displays publishers' content in a faster-loading, distraction-free view when accessed by Facebook users on.. More ways to interact with Instant Articles
"21.10.2016 01:43:05" social.techcrunch.com Talent crunch makes BMW, McLaren and others look to Udacity for engineers Today, Udacity announced partnerships with an additional ten companies to help graduates of its new self-driving car nanodegree program find jobs. The.. Connecting engineering talent to autonomous car development
"21.10.2016 00:22:04" social.techcrunch.com Henrik Fisker teases upcoming EV's “butterfly” doors Well, damn. Henrik Fisker just took to Twitter and gave a lesson on teasing upcoming products. According to his tweet, the upcoming reborn Fisker EV will have.. Well damn.
"20.10.2016 23:47:37" Crunch Report - 10/20 Nintendo's next gaming console, Obama roasts Samsung about the Note 7 and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/1XCTEDE
"20.10.2016 22:59:05" social.techcrunch.com Weebly hacked, 43 million credentials stolen Weebly, the web design platform, was hacked in February, the data breach notification site LeakedSource reports. Usernames and passwords for more than 43 million accounts were taken in the breach, although the passwords are secured with the strong hashing Weebly hacked, 43 million credentials stolen
"20.10.2016 22:58:55" social.techcrunch.com How will Brexit affect the startup ecosystem in the UK? Find out at Disrupt London TechCrunch Disrupt in London is on 5-6 December. Today we're delighted to say James Wise, Partner with Balderton Capital is also joining our panel on the.. Get all the answers!
"20.10.2016 22:54:36" social.techcrunch.com Grace Hopper organizers struggle to practice the diversity they advocate The Anita Borg Institute, the organization responsible for the annual Grace Hopper Women in Computing Celebration taking place right now in Houston, has a.. Practice what you preach
"20.10.2016 22:25:43" social.techcrunch.com Wikileaks reveals Barack Obama's pre-Presidential email address R.I.P. Barack Obama's inbox. Among the many secrets and not-so-secrets exposed by Wikileaks in the dump of Clinton campaign head John Podesta's emails is the.. R.I.P. Barack Obama's inbox.
"20.10.2016 22:03:27" social.techcrunch.com China overtakes the U.S. in iOS App Store revenue China has now overtaken the U.S. to become the largest market in the world for App Store revenue, according to a new report out this morning from app.. China is now the largest market in the world for App Store revenue
"20.10.2016 21:26:06" social.techcrunch.com Obama roasts Samsung over burning phones The President just made a joke about Samsung's ongoing exploding-phone problem during a speech. If this isn't peak Note 7, I don't know what is. Boom roasted.
"20.10.2016 21:25:16" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft's Surface business skyrockets as the iPad's slow Microsoft saw revenue from its Surface line jump 38% over last year's total, according to its most recent financial report. Released today, the report states.. Microsoft saw revenue from its Surface line jump 38% over last year's total
"20.10.2016 21:20:10" Microsoft earnings Microsoft's cloud business bets pay off in Q1 as stock hits an all time high http://tcrn.ch/2eb3hv0
"20.10.2016 21:17:08" social.techcrunch.com Amazon's new Fire TV Stick is the most affordable way to bring Alexa home Amazon today officially launched the updated version of its $40 Fire TV Stick, which now includes the power of Alexa, thanks to the included voice-controlled.. The updated $40 Fire TV Stick is here
"20.10.2016 20:55:55" social.techcrunch.com If Peter Thiel were on Amazon's board, Jeff Bezos wouldn't ask him to leave Peter Thiel, a very high-profile tech investor, has started to face some backlash about reportedly planning to donate $1.25 million in support of the Trump.. Some say personal views aren't a reason to push Thiel away
"20.10.2016 20:48:18" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft beats on strong growth in cloud business Microsoft today reported earnings for its first fiscal quarter of 2017 (because fiscal quarters don't have to correlate with the all-governing force of time)... Microsoft reports earnings
"20.10.2016 20:30:29" social.techcrunch.com Peter Thiel plans speech on Trump support Peter Thiel's support of Donald Trump has been the subject of speculation and condemnation since rumors of his speech at the Republican National Convention.. Thiel plans to address the controversy
"20.10.2016 20:16:53" social.techcrunch.com PayPal continues to expand mobile payments business PayPal reported third quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday. The global payments company reported $2.67 billion in revenue, when analysts were expecting $2.65 billion. Adjusted earnings per share stood at 35 cents, in line with Wall Street PayPal ramps up
"20.10.2016 19:49:30" social.techcrunch.com The NBA will stream one live game a week in VR all season long Like basketball? Like virtual reality? Well you're in luck. The NBA just announced that starting next week the league will be streaming one game a week in.. If you like basketball and VR, you're in luck.
"20.10.2016 18:13:59" social.techcrunch.com Slack's growth slows as it hits 1.25M paying work chatters Slack is still growing fast, about 33% in daily users and paid seats in the last 5 months. But not as fast as before, when it saw 50% DAU growth and 63% paid.. There may be a dip in customer retention at Slack
"20.10.2016 17:46:54" social.techcrunch.com This is the CRISPR-inspired bio-terror drama we deserve, but not the one we need CRISPR is like graphene. It's one of those exciting new technologies science nerds will invariably invoke as a sort of game changer for every industry.. It's no Nobel Prize, but it's something.
"20.10.2016 17:20:48" social.techcrunch.com The Nike Mag sneaker raffle raised $6.75 million for Parkinson's research It was pretty easy to lose sight of the bottom line in all of the hype and neon lights and childhood wish fulfillment. But at the end of the day, the.. Nike is releasing 89 pairs
"20.10.2016 17:15:22" Tesla's self-driving hardware All Tesla cars built from now on have all the hardware needed for full self-driving http://tcrn.ch/2ebZosr
"20.10.2016 16:58:27" social.techcrunch.com Salesforce looks to the future with Einstein artificial intelligence Salesforce has a history of staying close to the cutting edge of technology, so it shouldn't be surprising that it announced an artificial intelligence.. Salesforce Einstein explained.
"20.10.2016 16:16:15" social.techcrunch.com Developer finds a one-handed keyboard hidden in iOS code A developer has found a hidden gem inside the iOS code base, by hacking the iOS Simulator: a one-handed iPhone keyboard. Designed to improve reachability -.. The bad news is that you can't use it
"20.10.2016 16:01:30" social.techcrunch.com Osmo's new Pizza Co. game uses augmented reality to teach kids about running a business With its latest title, educational game-maker Osmo is tackling a subject that's close to CEO Pramod Sharma's heart — entrepreneurship. Co-founded by Sharma.. "Kids love pizza."
"20.10.2016 16:01:25" social.techcrunch.com Automatic launches a new lower cost connected car adapter Automatic went for a more expensive, but more full-featured offering with the 3G-enabled Automatic Pro earlier this year, but the new Automatic Lite delivers a more affordable connected car device with Bluetooth connectivity, at a lower price point than Automatic's new connected car adapter is its most affordable yet.
"20.10.2016 15:42:04" social.techcrunch.com Everything we suddenly know about Nintendo's crazy new console, the Switch We first learned that Nintendo was working on a new console (codenamed "NX") over a year and a half ago. Since then, though, they've said pretty much nothing Nintendo broke their silence this morning with a 3 minute preview trailer packed with details. In Nintendo crammed a whole lot of information into just a few minutes
"20.10.2016 15:35:22" social.techcrunch.com Verizon says it's “still evaluating” Yahoo discount as carrier sees another quarter of revenue decline Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S. and owner of a large set of media properties via AOL (including TechCrunch), today.. Verizon reports earnings
"20.10.2016 15:17:05" Nintendo Switch first look This is the first look at Nintendo's new gaming system, the Nintendo Switch. Read more here: http://tcrn.ch/2dsDcUq
"20.10.2016 14:44:56" social.techcrunch.com Nintendo wants all third-party games on the Nintendo Switch Nintendo finally unveiled the successor to the Wii U and 3DS — the Nintendo Switch. Interestingly, Nintendo won't just be showing off its own games before the release. In the press release, the company announced that it has partnered with most of the big Get ready for GTA on the Nintendo Switch (NX)
"20.10.2016 14:02:25" social.techcrunch.com This is Nintendo's next gaming console After over a year of secrecy and wild rumors, here it is: Nintendo's next home gaming system, the Nintendo Switch (previously codenamed the NX.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5uik5fgIaI Nintendo released this preview trailer this morning. Though they Here it is!
"20.10.2016 13:55:56" social.techcrunch.com Nintendo added $1.36 billion in market cap after Nintendo NX teaser In just a few minutes, Nintendo will unveil the first official teaser for the Nintendo NX, the company's next flagship console. While the console isn't supposed to come out until March 2017, people are excited — including investors. A few minutes after A tweet can be worth $1.36 billion apparently
"20.10.2016 13:22:41" social.techcrunch.com New MacBook Pro OLED mini screen could be called the Magic Toolbar Hints are starting to appear about Apple's brand new MacBook Pro. The most striking difference with the existing model could be a second OLED mini display that would replace the function row on the keyboard — and it could be called the Magic Toolbar. In The new MacBook Pro is going to be a massive update
"20.10.2016 13:04:39" social.techcrunch.com 21 Elon Musk quotes that give us a glimpse inside his brain There is something magnetic about Elon Musk. A visionary, the CEO of two companies, and a builder of the future, Musk has a way of discussing highly complex.. Who wouldn't want to be inside his brain?
"20.10.2016 12:56:00" social.techcrunch.com TravelBank launches expense account app that pays you for underspending Employees waste tons of money through expense accounts because there's no incentive to book flights early, stay at a modest hotel, or dine on the cheap. But a.. Get paid to spend less
"20.10.2016 12:36:35" social.techcrunch.com Watch this self-driving Tesla navigate city streets on its own Tesla announced Wednesday evening that all Tesla cars made from now on will have all the hardware they need on board to achieve full self-driving (though autonomous software will rollout later, with a cross-country demo planned for the end of 2017). Watch one of the first city tests of Tesla's full self-driving software.
"20.10.2016 11:33:20" social.techcrunch.com Internal expense fraud is next on machine learning's list We know machine learning is already proving its worth in the financial services sector, so there's no reason why it can't lend a hand to enterprise.. Machine learning to the rescue
"20.10.2016 10:01:37" social.techcrunch.com DocuSign partners with major payment providers to offer pay at signing DocuSign built a $3 billion valuation by providing a simple way to execute an electronic signature. That has worked well as far as it goes, but in order to.. Sign and pay in one step.
"20.10.2016 10:01:33" social.techcrunch.com Asthma tracking startup Propeller Health takes in $21.5 million to grow and go global Imagine not being able to breathe and imagine that loss of breath coming out of nowhere. It's a frightening position to be in, but one company, Propeller Health wants to help people head off asthma attacks and other respiratory conditions before they get Every breath you take, every move you make, Propeller Health wants to be watching you.
"20.10.2016 08:19:12" social.techcrunch.com Under Armour brings heart-rate monitoring and a bulky design to its Bluetooth earbuds First and foremost, a pair of earbuds ought to be comfortable. I mean, if you don't want to wear the things around, what's the point, really? But try as I.. We just couldn't get a fit
"20.10.2016 07:52:09" social.techcrunch.com Social payments app Circle adds two more European markets Circle has lit up two more European markets as it works to rapidly build out its presence in the region. Users of the P2P payments app in Spain and Ireland.. People can now use the app in Spain and Ireland
"20.10.2016 07:30:27" social.techcrunch.com Furlenco's $30 million raise shows furniture rental is working for Indian millennials The idea of ownership in the American economy has changed so much in recent years that it's easy to forget the once high level of importance placed on it... The value of ownership is changing in India as well
"20.10.2016 07:04:42" social.techcrunch.com AI, autonomous cars and moral dilemmas You're a train conductor speeding along when you suddenly see five people tied up on the tracks in front of you. You don't have enough time to stop, but.. There are many questions to be answered
"20.10.2016 05:40:26" social.techcrunch.com The perils of polling in a Brexit and Donald Trump world In the digital era of big data, polling is ironically more fraught. The reasons offer a microcosm of both the promise and perils of Big Data. Can't always trust statistics
"20.10.2016 05:17:57" social.techcrunch.com New numbers home in on Vive sales A brief in 87870 news offers us some interesting news about Vive sales worldwide. Alvin Graylin, China Regional President of VR at HTC, said that the company.. Well, VR is still a niche product
"20.10.2016 04:49:05" social.techcrunch.com Someone knows something about this Marco Polo app that we don't There's a whisper in the venture community we're hearing that is growing increasingly louder, and it's about this video walkie-talkie app called Marco Polo... It's popular with the youths
"20.10.2016 04:19:46" social.techcrunch.com A brief history of Snapchat Our story begins at Stanford University, where the idea for an ephemeral photo sharing app is brought to life by three founders. Snap is reportedly preparing for an IPO that could value it at $25B
"20.10.2016 03:57:31" social.techcrunch.com Leanplum raises $29M Series C round for its mobile marketing platform Leanplum started out as a mobile A/B testing platform but has since built on this foundation to become a fully-fledged mobile marketing platform. The company.. Total funding is now at $46.4 million
"20.10.2016 03:35:03" social.techcrunch.com Productboard raises $1.3 million to help product teams prioritize what to build next Productboard, the makers of a product management system that helps to organize user research and prioritize development tasks, has raised $1.3 million in.. Making aggregating feedback easier
"20.10.2016 03:04:16" social.techcrunch.com HP's OMEN 17 is an epic gaming laptop that needs just a tweak or two HP Inc. isn't a name that comes to mind when you think of "enthusiast PC gaming system," but the more endearing folks at HP think that recent tweaks made to.. Can it change brand perception?
"20.10.2016 02:35:28" social.techcrunch.com Faraday Future says it's finally going to show us a real car at CES The concept car is basically always a vehicle of pure puffery, and carmakers go above and beyond when it comes to teasing the future. But few are as.. What will that car look like?
"20.10.2016 02:14:45" social.techcrunch.com Google's Android 7.1 Developer Preview starts rolling out to beta testers No major surprises here: Earlier this month, Google announced that the Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview and its SDK tools would roll out to.. It may still have plenty of bugs
"20.10.2016 01:46:58" social.techcrunch.com Finrise just raised $5.4 million to lend money to people at doctor's offices Finrise, a year-old, Burlingame, Ca.-based startup with a new approach to online lending, has raised $5.4 million in debt and seed equity funding, including.. A healthcare marketplace
"20.10.2016 01:19:32" social.techcrunch.com Moov locks down $12M Series B as it brings new wearables to market for real-time coaching Motivation is hard to come by. If you're lucky, you have friends that will go to the gym with you to keep you in line. If you're wealthy, you can hire a.. Real-time feedback for fast-paced workouts
"20.10.2016 00:57:19" social.techcrunch.com Nintendo says they're going to "preview" the Nintendo NX tomorrow At long last, it seems like Nintendo is ready to talk about their next gaming console. Nintendo hasn't said much about the upcoming gaming platform to date, beyond confirming the "Nintendo NX" codename, calling it a "brand-new concept", and promising that Finally!
"20.10.2016 00:40:16" social.techcrunch.com Musk targeting coast-to-coast test drive of fully self-driving Tesla by late 2017 Elon Musk is really accelerating the potential timeline for delivering self-driving: The Tesla CEO said on a press call that he hopes to deliver a test ride.. Tesla road trip!
"20.10.2016 00:36:23" social.techcrunch.com Oyoty is a chatbot designed to teach kids to be safe online Given there are apps for everything, it seems inevitable there will soon be bots trying to do everything, And while it remains to be seen which of these.. A bot as a big brother
"20.10.2016 00:09:01" social.techcrunch.com All Tesla cars built from now on have everything necessary for full self-driving Elon Musk revealed the Model 3 in March, revealing details of the $35,000 base model including a sub-six second 0-60 time and a minimum 215 mile range. The basic picture of the Model 3 inspired a pre-order frenzy unlike anything seen previously in the car Tesla cars rolling off the production line now have everything they need onboard to drive themselves.
"20.10.2016 00:06:04" social.techcrunch.com Civil liberties groups ask for 'moratoriums' on face recognition tech Armed with new research, civil rights organizations are urging the Justice Department to investigate law enforcement's excessive use of face recognition.. Could the use of face recognition disproportionately impact communities of color?
"19.10.2016 23:51:35" Crunch Report 10/19 LeEco debuts in the U.S., Apple is having an event on October 27th and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/1XCTEDE
"19.10.2016 23:41:36" social.techcrunch.com ShotTracker raises $5M in seed funding to bring real-time analytics to NBA teams ShotTracker, a company that got its start by launching a wearable sensor to track and analyze your basketball shots, has announced a $5M seed round that.. Magic Johnson and David Stern are investors
"19.10.2016 23:18:37" social.techcrunch.com Amazon ramps up AWS Educate with e-learning and job placement services Amazon's ambitions to go deeper into the education market are crossing over into another interesting opportunity for the tech giant: online recruitment and.. Getting deeper into the education market
"19.10.2016 22:57:03" social.techcrunch.com LeEco is launching a US video service with some high profile partners After much pomp and circumstance around ecosystems and philosophy, LeEco finally debuted something new at today's massive press conference in San Francisco... LeEco's coming out swinging
"19.10.2016 22:43:04" social.techcrunch.com How to watch the final presidential debate online, if you dare Hi. I know, I know. But listen, it's only 19 more days. And at the very least, tonight's third and final presidential debate is bound to offer the sort of.. We can get through this together.
"19.10.2016 22:33:10" social.techcrunch.com Faraday Future says it's finally going to show us the future at CES The concept car is basically always a vehicle of pure puffery, and carmakers go above and beyond when it comes to teasing the future. But few are as accomplished on this scale as Faraday Future, the master illusionist of electric vehicles. The company Faraday Future might actually show us something it can ship at CES.
"19.10.2016 22:16:22" social.techcrunch.com Google's G Suite gets five new productivity features Google's G Suite, the new name for what was previously called Google Apps for Work, is getting a couple of small but nifty updates today. There isn't.. The race to add machine learning features to productivity apps
"19.10.2016 21:39:32" social.techcrunch.com Stripe launches Radar to tackle e-commerce fraud with machine learning Stripe, the startup that lets websites and mobile apps implement payment services through its API and a few lines of code, is today adding in another new.. Stripe is taking on a big problem
"19.10.2016 21:09:36" social.techcrunch.com LeEco takes on Apple, Google, Amazon, Netflix, Samsung, Oculus, Tesla and Uber in US debut LeEco is not a household name in the States. You don't see their products in Walmart or Best Buy. Chances are you don't know anyone that uses LeEco's movie.. This company just burst into the North American market
"19.10.2016 21:01:14" social.techcrunch.com Meet Yousif Ashoor, the creator of these of amazing automatic sunglasses If you're a gamer you'll recognize the trope: a hero steps into the harsh glare of a desert planet or a blasted cityscape and her sunglasses automatically.. One of the coolest gadgets we've seen in awhile
"19.10.2016 20:50:30" social.techcrunch.com Yahoo asks government to explain email scanning order Yahoo secretly scanned its users emails at the behest of a U.S. government agency — and now it wants the government to explain why. In a letter to James.. Fess up
"19.10.2016 20:48:53" eBay Earnings Q3 2016 eBay continues shift to “Amazon-esque” business http://tcrn.ch/2e7j3ar
"19.10.2016 20:40:22" social.techcrunch.com Instagram tackles self-harm and suicide with new reporting tools, support options While Twitter continues to struggle with rampant bullying and abuse, Instagram is instead stepping up its game when it comes to keeping users safe from harm... Instagram is proactive as Twitter continues to struggle
"19.10.2016 20:25:47" social.techcrunch.com eBay continues shift to "Amazon-esque" business eBay reported third quarter earnings results after the bell on Wednesday. The company brought in revenue of $2.2 billion, narrowly beating estimates of $2.19 billion. Adjusted earnings per share came in at 45 cents, slightly above the analyst consensus of eBay continues shift to "Amazon-esque" business
"19.10.2016 20:23:13" social.techcrunch.com Apple sends out invites for an October 27th event, hints heavily at new Macs Aaand there it is. We'd been hearing that Apple was planning to make an announcement on October 27th. Specifically, we'd heard that they're finally, finally going to show some new Macs. Sure enough: Apple just started sending out press invites to an It might not be immediately obvious, but the invite hints at what the news is.
"19.10.2016 20:06:22" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft's new appointment scheduling service Bookings now works with Facebook Pages Along with a series of new integrations Facebook announced today, which bring features like food ordering and ticketing to Facebook business pages through.. Businesses can now accept customer appointments on Facebook
"19.10.2016 19:41:41" social.techcrunch.com Women's vitamin startup Ritual is now open for orders and has $3.5 million more in the bank Ritual, a Disrupt Battlefield startup with a focus on women's nutrition, officially launched today. We first told you about the company aiming to make a better vitamin for women last spring when Ritual's founder Kat Scheider came on stage to present her The company "open-sources" all ingredients and has a specialized pill for optimal delivery.
"19.10.2016 19:41:25" social.techcrunch.com Elon Musk's upcoming Tesla announcement is Part 2 of the Model 3 reveal Tesla is announcing some news today, and now we have a better idea of what it will be: Elon Musk has revealed that the news will go live around 5 PM PT today, and that it'll be about "model 3 part 2," the follow up to the original Model 3 unveiling back Elon Musk's big Tesla announcement today could be about autonomous driving.
"19.10.2016 19:39:11" social.techcrunch.com LeEco's bringing two phones and a VR headset to the US Go big or go home, right? LeEco threw a heck of a lot at the proverbial walls today during its big event in San Francisco designed to introduce the so-called.. Go big or go home
"19.10.2016 19:15:03" social.techcrunch.com Google said to land CBS for web TV service Google has arrived at a deal with CBS to carry its broadcast content on its upcoming web TV offering, according to the Wall Street Journal. Locking in CBS will go a long way to making a compelling "skinny" TV bundle for people who aren't interested in Google has signed up CBS for its upcoming cable cutter TV streaming service, according to a new report.
"19.10.2016 18:54:05" social.techcrunch.com Facing legislation, Airbnb proposes new rules in New York With new legislation that would inflict heavy fines on Airbnb hosts sitting on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's desk, Airbnb is proposing last-minute.. "One host, one home"
"19.10.2016 17:51:00" social.techcrunch.com Glassdoor will now tell you if you're being underpaid Some people get really uncomfortable when talking about salary, so Glassdoor has released a new tool to help people better determine their worth in.. A new tool tells you how much you make compared to others with your job
"19.10.2016 17:47:57" social.techcrunch.com If you're covering tonight's debate from hell, CES will remind you of that other hellish conference in Vegas Today has been a frustrating day. It's time to book my flights for CES in Las Vegas in January, already. I'm currently struggling with Concur's awful flight search engine to find a flight that won't cost a good chunk of TechCrunch's 2017 travel budget on Cover a presidential debate, get a CES notepad
"19.10.2016 16:40:53" social.techcrunch.com Watch the first teaser for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Space isn't the friendliest place in the Marvel universe, but at least Peter Quill (aka Star-Lord) and Drax have each other. The two share a moment in Marvel's first video teaser for Guardians of the Galaxy 2, which is set to hit theaters on May 5, 2017. Marvel just released the first video teaser for Guardians of the Galaxy 2 – and Drax is giving out hugs.
"19.10.2016 16:31:30" social.techcrunch.com Why do we even care what Peter Thiel thinks about this election? Peter Thiel is supporting Donald Trump, and it's time to for Silicon Valley to take sides. Is it for Peter Thiel or against him? Relatedly, should Y.. There are way more important things to worry about
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"19.10.2016 15:31:11" social.techcrunch.com LinkedIn re-endorses Endorsements with relevance and targeting features LinkedIn -- the social platform where people go to network and look for jobs, which is currently getting acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion -- continues.. LinkedIn Endorsements gets an upgrade
"19.10.2016 13:24:29" social.techcrunch.com Facebook embraces utility with food ordering, ticketing, and recommendations Facebook wants you to participate in your community, not just talk about it, with a slew of new features launching today. From Facebook Pages, you'll now be.. Finally, you can buy tickets without leaving Facebook
"19.10.2016 13:08:20" social.techcrunch.com HigherMe raises $1.5M to help businesses hire hourly workers Hiring startup HigherMe is announcing that it has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. It's also brought on some big names as customers, including Dunkin.. A better way to hire hourly employees?
"19.10.2016 11:52:19" social.techcrunch.com Watch live as two spacecraft make it to Mars starting at 9 AM ET Two spacecraft are making their final approaches to mars as part of the European Space Agency and Russian Federal Space Agency's joint ExoMars mission, including an orbiting craft designed to detect trace amounts of gas in the atmosphere, and a landing Watch live coverage of the ExoMars mission to Mars.
"19.10.2016 09:45:05" social.techcrunch.com What is LeEco and why should you care? Maybe you've heard of LeEco (nee LeTV). Maybe you've seen some news about the company's phones or its plans to launch a car. If you live in US, however,.. This company is only getting bigger
"19.10.2016 09:22:11" social.techcrunch.com Deep learning takes on GIFs, fashion, doodles and more at ACM Multimedia This week is the Association for Computing Machinery's Multimedia conference in Amsterdam, and the theme this year beyond a doubt is machine learning. Many of.. The latest, and weirdest, in machine learning and AI
"19.10.2016 08:53:27" social.techcrunch.com Finally, a robot crib from Yves Behar Yves Behar, designer of many round-edged objects, has at last turned his attention to the piece of furniture rated "most restful" by babies: the crib. His.. It automatically rocks your baby to sleep, monitors movement and noise
"19.10.2016 08:25:23" social.techcrunch.com When drones go pro As drone pilots step out of isolated hobbyist groups and into the spotlight, many are asking themselves the same question: What will it take to make drone.. Suddenly, professional drone racing became very real
"19.10.2016 08:25:07" social.techcrunch.com Walmart launches a free streaming service, Vudu Movies on Us Who's copying Amazon? Everyone! But especially Walmart. Speaking of which, the retailer giant announced today the launch of its own video streaming service,.. Who's copying Amazon? Everyone! But especially Walmart.
"19.10.2016 08:01:05" social.techcrunch.com OpenTable rolls separate country apps into single app with global booking OpenTable wants you to book a table for dinner right after you book your city break away. The restaurant booking platform is consolidating multiple apps for.. Book your table right after booking your trip
"19.10.2016 07:31:53" social.techcrunch.com Ultimaker's latest 3D printer features dual extruders and active bed leveling It's been more than three years since Ultimaker released its last major 3D printer upgrade. Sure, the Dutch company has offered up a couple of iterations on.. Available today for $3,495
"19.10.2016 07:08:52" social.techcrunch.com Tinder Boost, letting you pay to skip the line, goes live worldwide Tinder Boost, the feature that lets users pay to have their profile shown first in the feed, has gone live worldwide as of today. The company started testing.. Letting you pay to have your profile bumped to the front of the feed
"19.10.2016 06:47:05" social.techcrunch.com Call A Deplorable / Elitist lets you talk to someone with the opposite political views Put in your phone number, talk to someone with the opposite political views. That's the idea behind two new sister sites, CallADeplorable.com for use by.. Break out of your echo chamber
"19.10.2016 06:16:09" social.techcrunch.com Don't forget to nominate your favorite startup, founder or VC for a Crunchie award Stop procrastinating and spend a few minutes to get in your nominations for the annual Crunchies award show. It only takes a few minutes to fill out the form... Get your nominations in!
"19.10.2016 05:40:45" social.techcrunch.com Vimeo launches a TV store featuring top series from Lionsgate, STARZ Well-received TV series including "Orange is the New Black," "Casual," "The Royals," "Mad Men," and "Weeds" are now available for sale on Vimeo, which today.. Vimeo is boosting its video-on-demand content busines
"19.10.2016 05:18:07" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft hits a speech recognition milestone with a system just as good as human ears It's a red-letter day at Microsoft Research: a team working on speech recognition has hit a serious symbolic goal with a system that's as good as you at.. A red-letter day at Microsoft Research
"19.10.2016 04:45:46" social.techcrunch.com Kids can now program Dash and Dot robots through Swift Playgrounds A startup called Wonder Workshop has partnered with Apple to teach kids how to code using Swift. Founded in 2012, Wonder Workshop makes toy robots, called.. Another way to teach kids to code
"19.10.2016 04:17:54" social.techcrunch.com Zenefits opens up to third-party developers and launches a suite of new HR tools David Sacks has a big job ahead of him. Formerly the CEO of Yammer, which sold to Microsoft for $1 billion, he's doing it this time around as the head of.. David Sacks has a big job ahead
"19.10.2016 04:08:32" techcrunch.com Glassdoor will now tell you if you're being underpaid Some people get really uncomfortable when talking about salary so Glassdoor has released a new tool to help people better determine their worth in.. Know your worth
"19.10.2016 03:48:07" social.techcrunch.com Wink 2 Hub Review: A smart home hub built for the future If the Amazon Echo is the face of home automation, a smart home hub is the brains. It sits silently, stuffed under a couch or sat on a bookshelf, connecting.. The most connectivity options
"19.10.2016 03:30:14" social.techcrunch.com Bringing doctors to patients for on-demand house calls, Heal raises $26.9 million Heal wants to take medical care forward by looking back to an earlier time. The Los Angeles-based company has raised $26.9 million in Series A financing led.. Investors value Heal at $110 million
"19.10.2016 03:28:06" social.techcrunch.com Joy raises $2.5M for its interactive photo frame Today, Joy, hardware startup and resident positive emotion, announced the launch of it's first product, the Joy Album — an interactive photo frame.. A $500 picture frame. $500.
"19.10.2016 03:23:00" Crunch Report 10/18 Razer acquires THX, Facbook Live has new a scheduling feature and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2dZJmxS
"19.10.2016 03:17:54" social.techcrunch.com Pepe's creator teams with the Anti-Defamation League to reclaim his chilled-out frog A wild ride that ought to be reserved for the likes of Mr. Toad – or maybe if anyone tries to deep fry.. It's been a weird few years for Pepe the Frog
"19.10.2016 03:02:46" social.techcrunch.com GoFundMe passes $3B raised on its platform Last week, when we reported on how PayPal has considered acquiring crowdfunding platform GoFundMe, we noted that the startup was on a growth tear and.. Adding $1B in only the last 5 months
"19.10.2016 02:38:03" social.techcrunch.com The new ShopBot bot on Messenger searches eBay for you I don't know who wants to shop via chatbot, but that hasn't stopped a range of companies from launching their own virtual assistants dedicated to this task... But does anyone actually want to shop via chatbot?
"19.10.2016 02:22:02" social.techcrunch.com In its VR/AR push, Twitter trolls itself PR recovery 101: when you screw up this reality, move on to the next one.Twitter seems to be slowly building up its AR/VR hires as its other real-world hopes and dreams rise and fall around it. News broke today that the company has hired former AngelHack The latest Twitter hire has said some pretty horrible things on social media
"19.10.2016 02:02:01" social.techcrunch.com Evercar abruptly shuts down On September 7, 2016, Evercar sent out a press release announcing that it had expanded from its Los Angeles home base to San Francisco and Oakland and had.. Evercar rented its cars to drivers for Lyft and Uber
"19.10.2016 01:05:19" social.techcrunch.com Nintendo's NES Classic Edition is a lovely piece of self-contained 80s nostalgia Nintendo's got a gift for repurposing. In the 30+ years since it was first released, the NES and its beloved range of intellectual properties have been.. The NES classic let's you relive the 80's and all its arcade glory
"19.10.2016 00:33:15" social.techcrunch.com Tim Cook, Bill Gates and Mary Barra were all on a list of potential Hillary Clinton VP's Hillary Clinton was considering several tech leaders among a list of potential running mates, according to leaked emails supposedly from Clinton's campaign manager John Podesta -- Tim Cook, Bill and Melinda Gates, GM's Mary Barra and Xerox's Ursula Burns Clinton is cozy with Silicon Valley but picking someone in tech as her running mate may have been a stretch.
"19.10.2016 00:05:47" social.techcrunch.com Ecuador says it cut Julian Assange's internet access to prevent interference with the election Ecuador has claimed responsibility for cutting off Julian Assange's internet access, calling it a "temporary restriction" aimed at preventing him from.. Ecuador has claimed responsibility
"19.10.2016 00:05:14" social.techcrunch.com China's longest human spaceflight mission begins on the Chinese space station Two taikonauts (Chinese astronauts) have docked to the Chinese space station, Tiangong-2, kicking off the nation's longest human spaceflight mission to.. Two Chinese astronauts have docked to the Chinese space station
"18.10.2016 23:48:08" social.techcrunch.com Google open sources the code that powers its domain registry Google today released Nomulus, the Java-based registry platform that powers Google's own .google and .foo top level domains (TLDs). Google says it started.. Google just released Nomulus
"18.10.2016 23:11:52" social.techcrunch.com CBS is turning “Candy Crush” into a game show In what's surely one of the early signs of the end times, Candy Crush is soon to be a live action game show over on CBS. Yes, the mobile game. A TV show. With.. What is the world coming to?
"18.10.2016 22:55:00" NES Classic Edition Nintendo's NES Classic Edition is a lovely piece of self-contained 80s nostalgia http://tcrn.ch/2epCAjc
"18.10.2016 22:37:08" social.techcrunch.com Zumper raises a $17.6M Series B to expand beyond apartment searches Zumper, the online apartment search platform, has raised $17.6M in Series B funding. This brings total funding to date to $39.2M. While the company declined.. Bringing total funding to $39.2M
"18.10.2016 22:25:26" social.techcrunch.com You can endorse your preferred presidential candidate on Facebook now Facebook rolled out a new feature today that lets users endorse presidential candidates, a move that will probably bring even more acrimonious comments about.. So more nasty comments are coming to the News Feed
"18.10.2016 21:58:18" social.techcrunch.com Social media display company Tagboard acquires Capture Tagboard announced today that it has acquired Capture, another startup in the social media and user generated content business. Tagboard helps marketers.. East Coast-West Coast social media teamup
"18.10.2016 21:52:07" social.techcrunch.com Autonomous cars are going to be great for jerks, study finds If you're kind of an ass when you drive, autonomous cars are going to be great for you, a new study from the London School of Economics and Goodyear has found (via Geekwire). Basically self-driving cars will opt on the side of safety and caution, which Self-driving cars could be most welcomed by the people least likely to give up control of the wheel.
"18.10.2016 21:49:21" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft expands its Azure Government Cloud with new regions and certifications Microsoft has long offered U.S. government agencies a special version of its Azure cloud computing platform that has all the necessary certifications to allow.. Microsoft has achieved most of the standard certifications that allow government agencies to use its cloud services
"18.10.2016 21:18:15" social.techcrunch.com Waiting impatiently for Apple to release new Macs? You'll get them on October 27th So I've been hearing for weeks now that Apple has been waffling a bit on a date for its late October Mac event. But, according to my sources, a date has been.. New Macs are coming!
"18.10.2016 21:15:23" social.techcrunch.com Samsung begins rolling out Note 7 exchange points at airports The Galaxy Note 7 is no longer permitted on flights from the U.S. and a number of other countries, and so there is lots of potential for difficulty at.. The Note 7 is banned from US flights
"18.10.2016 20:52:07" social.techcrunch.com London wants Uber drivers to prove they can speak English Black cabs have been a staple of London's transportation system for decades. That said, the city's regulators aren't the biggest fan of Uber, which often.. Apparently it isn't discriminatory if they include everyone.
"18.10.2016 20:48:29" Yahoo reports Q3 earnings Yahoo's business tale comes to a totally anticlimactic end in its Q3 earnings report
"18.10.2016 20:46:28" social.techcrunch.com Intel raises restructuring charge to $2.3B, beats with Q3 sales of $15.8B, EPS $0.80 Intel today reported its Q3 earnings, and while the company beat estimates on both revenues and earnings, it also said that it would be raising its..
"18.10.2016 20:40:19" social.techcrunch.com This probably isn't the RC droid you're looking for There's a new remote-controlled Star Wars droid on the way, but it might not be the one at the top of most people's gift lists. The R/C Mouse Droid (via Gizmodo) is about as basic as a bot can get, but the tiny scene stealing droid will be very familiar The cutest Star Wars droid, y/n?
"18.10.2016 20:20:11" social.techcrunch.com Yahoo's business tale comes to a totally anticlimactic end Yahoo made more slightly money than Wall Street expected — and no one cares at this point. The company reported its third-quarter earnings, basically.. Yahoo reports earnings
"18.10.2016 20:07:57" social.techcrunch.com Facebook gives app developers a new way to target users with push notifications Today, it's not enough to get users to download an app, you have to keep them coming back, or the app will soon be abandoned and forgotten. To address.. You have to keep users coming back
"18.10.2016 19:38:06" social.techcrunch.com Bill Belichick is done using the NFL's Microsoft Surface tablet he hates so much Bill Belichick, head coach of the New England Patriots, really hates the Microsoft Surface tablet. Belichick hates these tablets so much he's even thrown.. Zero chill
"18.10.2016 18:39:20" social.techcrunch.com Amazon launches “Family Vault,” a way for families to share Prime Photos' free storage One of the perks of Amazon Prime membership is free, unlimited photo storage via Prime Photos. Today, Amazon is extending that benefit to the family members.. Another reason to get Amazon Prime
"18.10.2016 18:08:19" social.techcrunch.com The Apple Pencil is changing Rapha's design workflow If you've been looking for cycle clothing, chances are you've seen some of Rapha's items. Rapha isn't just a utilitarian clothing company and focuses on design to make cycle clothing a bit more sylish. And interestingly, Rapha's head of design Alex The iPad Pro as a drawing canvas
"18.10.2016 17:49:08" social.techcrunch.com Facebook is now testing its Snapchat Stories clone in Australia Facebook has expanded a test of a Snapchat Stories clone feature, called Messenger Day, to users of its app in Australia. The casual sharing feature lets.. Facebook needs to beat Snapchat before it gets too big
"18.10.2016 17:43:54" social.techcrunch.com Instagram Stories diverges from Snapchat by suggesting who to follow Who decides who's cool? Snapchat refuses to recommend accounts for fear of feeling heavy-handed. Maybe it learned from Twitter, whose old one-size-fits-none.. What's next: geofilters?
"18.10.2016 17:37:36" social.techcrunch.com Tesla Model 3 delivery date moves to mid-2018 or later for new orders Tesla has updated its Model 3 website, letting new pre-order customers know that any orders placed from now on will ship by mid-2018 or beyond, as noted by Kyle Russell on Twitter. The pre-order page has previously listed late 2017 as a start date for Tesla Model 3 pre-orders placed from now on will ship by mid-2018 or later.
"18.10.2016 17:25:30" Google Pixel XL: Q&A with Anthony Ha and Brian Heater
"18.10.2016 17:25:01" social.techcrunch.com Facebook Live unlocks scheduling and pre-stream lobby, first for verified Pages Facebook is helping broadcasters plan and promote their Live streams ahead of time, and assemble their audiences in a waiting room so they have viewers the.. TechCrunch suggested Facebook build this and now it's here
"18.10.2016 17:01:16" social.techcrunch.com The Google Pixel XL is Android's best ambassador Let there be no question. This is a Google phone, through and through. Sure, the software giant may have teamed with another company to actually manufacture.. Let there be no question
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"18.10.2016 16:40:59" social.techcrunch.com Ibanfirst grabs $11 million to expand beyond foreign exchange services French startup Ibanfirst is launching its full-fledged banking service for companies. The startup was previously known as FX4BIZ, a sort of TransferWise for business transactions. The company just raised $11 million (€10 million) from Xavier Niel and This is N26 for corporate bank accounts
"18.10.2016 16:22:23" social.techcrunch.com SolarCity to offer Airbnb members up to $1,000 cash back on solar systems SolarCity and Airbnb are teaming up to provide Airbnb members a discount when it comes to installing solar power generation systems on their own homes. Airbnb community members (including hosts and guests), will now be eligible to receive as much as SolarCity and Airbnb are teaming up to appeal to millennial values.
"18.10.2016 16:20:06" social.techcrunch.com This DIY Stranger Things light kit will make you forget about Barb Are you and your friends all in love with the same strange girl who bleeds from her head? Does she like waffles? Are you afraid of monsters? Then have we got.. Poor Barb
"18.10.2016 15:57:15" social.techcrunch.com This DIY Stranger Things light kit will make you forget about Barb Are you and your friends all in love with the same strange girl who bleeds from her head? Does she like waffles? Are you afraid of monsters? Then have we got.. You'll finally be able to talk to your kid stuck in the Upside Down
"18.10.2016 15:22:02" social.techcrunch.com Amid Brexit data sharing uncertainty, UK fraud detection startup Ravelin scores £3M Series A Amid Brexit uncertainty, not least pertaining to the U.K.'s likely lack of influence on future EU data protection and sharing rules, London-based fraud detection startup Ravelin has closed £3 million in Series A funding. The round is being led by Playfair A hard night's brexit
"18.10.2016 14:49:26" social.techcrunch.com Misfit's next wearable is a hybrid smartwatch It's a bit of synergy that was only a matter of time. Late last year, Fossil Group purchased Misfit for a cool $260 million. And now, just under a year.. Arriving in six color options on November 7, priced at $175
"18.10.2016 14:01:30" social.techcrunch.com Looker expands beyond the confines of the application in its latest release The application is where we traditionally tend to work with a piece of software, but with the increasing use of APIs, sometimes the application is just one.. Looker looks outside the application.
"18.10.2016 13:41:45" social.techcrunch.com Has SDN improved or just Kardashianized your network? Software-defined networking (SDN) has taken center stage in the networking industry for the better part of a decade now. In the spirit of the election season,.. SDN has caused great disruption and noise, but has it actually made the network better?
"18.10.2016 13:18:09" social.techcrunch.com Electric Objects slims down its digital art display and unveils a subscription art club Electric Objects is announcing new ways to bring art into your home, with an affordable price tag. The New York City startup, led by Jake Levine (formerly of.. Can a digital display democratize fine art?
"18.10.2016 13:11:00" social.techcrunch.com Living with Google Assistant At the heart of Google's new Pixel smartphone is a piece of software that would be your companion: Google Assistant, the spiritual successor to Google Now and the sum of the company's work in AI and machine learning, given a voice and a central perch in Is Google Assistant good enough to be a constant companion for Pixel owners?
"18.10.2016 13:07:17" social.techcrunch.com Red Dead Redemption 2 confirmed for Fall 2017 Rockstar games confirmed a sequel to Red Dead Redemption is on the way for release in Fall 2017, tweeting the date along with the promise of a trailer arriving this Thursday, October 20. The follow-up to Rockstar's epic Western action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2 is real, and the game is coming in Fall 2017.
"18.10.2016 13:01:13" social.techcrunch.com The Pixel's camera proves Google is a smartphone imaging leader Google's new Pixel is an attempt by the Android maker to showcase the very best of Google, and that includes its imaging chops. Both on the hardware and software side, the Pixel has some neat photographic tricks up its sleeve. But is it enough to satisfy How does the Google Pixel's camera stack up to the smartphone competition?
"18.10.2016 13:00:00" Google Pixel XL review Review: Google Pixel XL http://tcrn.ch/2e2caXM
"18.10.2016 12:48:08" social.techcrunch.com Samsung begins rolling out Note 7 exchange points at airports The Galaxy Note 7 is no longer permitted on flights from the U.S. and a number of other countries, and so there's lots of potential for difficulty at airports where customers who haven't yet been able to return their affected device (or who stubbornly Samsung's swapping out phones and transferring data at select airports in the wake of the Note 7 recall.
"18.10.2016 12:46:20" social.techcrunch.com Baobab Studios raises $25M as it looks to bring richer storytelling to VR For all of the technical pizazz that virtual reality studios can wow users with, at the end of the day great content is about establishing an emotional connection.Baobab Studios is aiming to move past the novelty of VR and create characters that people Bunnies and aliens and $25 million.
"18.10.2016 11:59:34" social.techcrunch.com Renault-Nissan will build core mobility tech with a new internal startup At the Paris Motor Show earlier this month, Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn seemed to suggest his company would do more assembling of third-party technologies than creation of their own, but a new internal startup initiative announced by the combined How do you innovate a legacy company? Nissan-Renault thinks an internal tech startup will help.
"18.10.2016 10:58:23" social.techcrunch.com Science and technology will make mental and emotional wellbeing scalable, accessible, and cheap If it were an issue for you, what would you pay to get rid of stress, anxiety, loneliness, sadness, physical and mental pain, or depression? Or conversely,.. What would you pay to get rid of stress?
"18.10.2016 08:55:22" social.techcrunch.com How to win in the game of odds in the next fintech frontier — insurance At the end of the day, insurance is all about risk. Whatever keeps people safest leads to the lowest claims -- and the happiest people. Insurance technology.. Insurance is a game of odds, a bet based on statistical models
"18.10.2016 07:29:57" social.techcrunch.com Qualcomm debuts plans to help build more connected cameras A couple of big, roadmappy pieces of news out the Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit, being held in Hong Kong this week, far away from the component company's sunny.. The reference design will be available to OEMs by years end
"18.10.2016 07:07:53" social.techcrunch.com How AWS came to be There are lots of stories about the formation of AWS, but this much we know: 10 years ago, Amazon Web Services, the cloud Infrastructure as a Service arm of.. AWS is riding a remarkable $10 billion run rate
"18.10.2016 05:55:55" social.techcrunch.com CoreOS brings Redspread into its fold to improve its Tectonic container management service CoreOS today announced that it has hired the founders of Redspread, a Y Combinator-incubated company that helps enterprises deploy their software on.. Redspread raised a total of $240,000
"18.10.2016 05:30:24" social.techcrunch.com AWS launches region in Ohio Amazon's AWS cloud computing service today announced launched a region in Ohio. The aptly-named "US East (Ohio) Region" brings Amazon's total region count to.. Bringing Amazon's total region count to 14
"18.10.2016 04:57:12" social.techcrunch.com Bezahlt is a new German invoice financing startup from the founder of Kreditech It was long-rumoured that Sebastian Diemer, who co-founded credit scoring and loans company Kreditech, was doing another startup in the fintech space and.. Targeting the "WeWork generation"
"18.10.2016 04:20:57" social.techcrunch.com Targeting the untapped market of wearables for elder care Today's 20-something tech wizards might not worry about the challenges of old age -- but they should. Seniors represent a huge untapped market for tech.. A new focus for wearables
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"18.10.2016 03:55:49" social.techcrunch.com In drought-ridden California, a new fertilizer technology from KDC Ag could bring relief But a trip along Interstate 5 reveals a different world. Miles of browning grass stretch along the roadside, broken by the green clusters of California's.. This just may be a solution
"18.10.2016 03:10:20" social.techcrunch.com Become that nosy neighbor you always wanted to be with the Netatmo Presence There's a fine line between security and being creepy and I think the Netatmo Presence is on the right side of things. This porch light/security camera melds.. The $299 camera is up for pre-order
"18.10.2016 02:38:50" social.techcrunch.com HTC brings its virtual reality storefront to mobile HTC really wants VR to happen. For all of their mobile handset woes, the company is keen to grab the next platform shift by the horns and have the ecosystem.. HTC really wants VR to happen
"18.10.2016 02:06:17" social.techcrunch.com Apple hires CMU professor as director of AI research to smarten up Siri Apple is making a visible push in the direction of AI today by hiring Carnegie Mellon University professor Russ Salakhutdinov for what appears to be a newly.. Apple diving deeper into AI
"18.10.2016 02:00:39" Crunch Report - 10/17 Peter Thiel donates $1.25 million to Donald Trump, Netflix stock skyrockets after earnings and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/1XCTEDE
"18.10.2016 01:38:02" social.techcrunch.com Orbital ATK returns to flight with successful Antares launch to the space station The Orbital ATK Antares rocket - the same rocket that exploded on its way to the International Space Station two years ago – returned to flight today with a.. The same rocket that exploded on its way to the ISS two years ago
"18.10.2016 01:34:22" social.techcrunch.com ZTE's not-so-mini Axon 7 Mini is up for pre-order Things are a little askew when we start referring to 5.2-inch handsets as “mini,” but then, that's just the crazy, upside down world we live in. And.. A nice price of $299.98
"18.10.2016 00:44:56" social.techcrunch.com UK spy agencies' bulk data practices ruled unlawful before 2015 The oversight court for the UK's intelligence and security agencies has ruled they operated unlawfully and breached domestic human rights law by harvesting.. Another landmark moment in the unpicking of secret government mass surveillance programs
"17.10.2016 23:55:03" social.techcrunch.com Acer's new 15-inch Chromebook promises 12 hours of battery life at $199 If nothing else, you can't really argue with the price. Announced this morning, the latest version of Acer's 15.6-inch Chromebook gets a couple of key.. A lot of power for your buck
"17.10.2016 23:31:10" social.techcrunch.com Comparing the politics of Trump and his Silicon Valley surrogate Peter Thiel It's been a weird year for Peter Thiel. The always contrarian investor has managed to stir up quite a bit of ill will with his shadowy support of the lawsuit.. It's been a weird year for Peter Thiel
"17.10.2016 23:27:35" social.techcrunch.com Razer acquires audiovisual icon THX as it explores growth beyond the games industry Razer, the company that develops hardware and services for gamers and the world of gaming, has made an acquisition to catapult it to more platforms and.. Razer acquires the company responsible for those loud-ass clips at the start of movies
"17.10.2016 23:19:56" social.techcrunch.com Ecobee launches a sub-$200 version of its smart thermostat The new ecobee3 lite cuts a full $80 of its namesake (and, for that matter, its chief competitor, the latest Nest), while maintaining the majority of.. A Nest competitor
"17.10.2016 22:52:38" social.techcrunch.com The Director of Station F is coming to Disrupt London this December TechCrunch Disrupt in London is on 5-6 December. Seen the HBO/Sky show "Silicon Valley"? Yes, this is the real-life version. But unlike the show, this can.. Station F is the largest startup campus worldwide
"17.10.2016 22:27:52" social.techcrunch.com PBS debuts its own tablet for kids, the Playtime Pad The public broadcaster PBS today unveiled a new plan to bring its children's television programming to its young audience, who spend more time behind.. The perfect tablet for your kid
"17.10.2016 21:52:49" social.techcrunch.com The SEC gets the case it's been waiting for in Silicon Valley A stinging series of articles by the Wall Street Journal soon followed, and in recent months, the government agency that oversees U.S. labs has banned.. Now it can expand its mandate into Silicon Valley's startup ecosystem
"17.10.2016 21:15:00" social.techcrunch.com Google Flights will now tell you when fares will increase, help you find cheaper tickets Google's airfare search destination Google Flights already offered a variety of features aimed at helping you find low-cost tickets, but today it's rolling.. Google Flights steps it up
"17.10.2016 20:31:55" social.techcrunch.com Netflix shakes off weak subscriber growth and its stock is skyrocketing Netflix is finally breaking off from its slowing subscriber growth trend as it posted a huge quarter that beat both its own, and Wall Street's, expectations... Shares of Netflix are absolutely blowing up
"17.10.2016 20:22:46" social.techcrunch.com Snapsheet raises $20 million for app to help drivers file claims after a crash A Chicago-based startup called Snapsheet has raised a Series C round of $20 million to make life easier for people who have been through a car crash. The.. Dealing with your insurance can be hard
"17.10.2016 19:47:23" social.techcrunch.com Facebook Messenger tells you what to talk about with “Conversation Topics” feature Facebook Messenger may have already hit the billion-user club this past summer, but the company is always looking for new ways to increase app usage. The.. Facebook Messenger now tells you what friends have done lately
"17.10.2016 19:23:56" social.techcrunch.com Mike Rothenberg may have set up offices in a residential zone, kicking people out of their homes in the process Mike Rothenberg, the founder of Rothenberg Ventures, now Frontier Tech Ventures, may have illegally turned a residential building into office spaces for his venture firm and kicked tenants out of their homes in the process.According to documents obtained Mike Rothenberg may have set up offices in a residential zone, kicking people out of their homes in the process.
"17.10.2016 18:54:35" social.techcrunch.com eBay's new high-end furniture shop, eBay Collective, includes a visual search engine Ebay this morning launched a new site, dedicated to shopping for furniture and other items for the home. Called eBay Collective, the site also takes.. Now you can piece together a whole room
"17.10.2016 17:16:04" social.techcrunch.com Tesla told to stop using “misleading term Autopilot” in Germany Germany's Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has asked Tesla to stop using the term 'Autopilot' to refer to its driver assistance technology because of.. Because of the "risk of misleading consumers"
"17.10.2016 16:42:21" social.techcrunch.com Zipwhip nabs $9M from Microsoft and others to let any number send and receive SMS texts Consumers have made a big shift to using mobile phones as their primary, and often sole, telephone, but as they have done so, they've also created something.. 275M businesses in the U.S. still use landlines
"17.10.2016 16:04:17" social.techcrunch.com YC's Sam Altman stands by advisor Peter Thiel for bankrolling Donald Trump You can imagine the hypothetical advisory board meeting at Y Combinator can't you. “So, Peter, you know that latest allegation of sexual harassment.. "Cutting off opposing viewpoints leads to extremism and will not get us the country we want"
"17.10.2016 15:59:22" TechCrunch Nominations for the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards are now open http://tcrn.ch/2dcSfpM Get your nominations in for our tech awards show http://tcrn.ch/2dcSfpM
"17.10.2016 15:48:01" social.techcrunch.com An accident with a racing drone caused an MLB pitcher to miss a playoff start Everyone has their hobbies. And Trevor Bauer, pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, likes to build racing drones. And anyone that has ever built racing drones.. Trevor Bauer of the Cleveland Indians had a slight mishap while repairing one of his drones last Thursday
"17.10.2016 15:24:50" tcrn.ch Tesla's “unexpected” new product reveal postponed til Wednesday Tesla has moved a new product launch that had been planned for today to next Wednesday, according to CEO Elon Musk. Moved to Wednesday
"17.10.2016 14:55:13" social.techcrunch.com Experimental "stretchy" optical fibers could warn about disease early A new type of optical fiber – a channel capable of transporting light – developed by MIT and Harvard Medical School researchers could make it far easier to detect the onset of disease early, or track the progress of healing and treatment. The new An embedded early warning system for disease? These new flexible optical fibers could make it a reality.
"17.10.2016 14:01:25" social.techcrunch.com Apple reportedly doesn't want to build a car anymore — just its brain Apple has been working on a not-so-secret car project for years. Project Titan, as it is called internally, has already gone through a bunch of leadership and roadmap changes. According to a new report from Bloomberg, the company is now scrapping plans to Apple wants to be the Android of self-driving cars
"17.10.2016 13:37:45" social.techcrunch.com Rockstar teases Red Dead Redemption follow-up Rockstar is toying with the emotions of fans of its popular western adventure game Red Dead Redemption, with a couple of teaser images that are clearly leading up to a big announcement. Fans and industry observers suspect we could finally see the studio Rockstar could soon reveal a sequel to Red Dead Redemption.
"17.10.2016 13:37:37" social.techcrunch.com Cisco strengthens Spark meetings management with Worklife acquisition Cisco announced today that it was acquiring Worklife, a member of the Y Combinator winter 2015 class, for an undisclosed amount of money. Worklife was.. Cisco turns to its checkbook again.
"17.10.2016 12:46:05" social.techcrunch.com President Obama explains why you can't run the U.S. like a startup Last week, the White House held its Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh, with a focus on what the U.S. government is doing for the future, in areas including space exploration, smart cities and more effective police accountability. President Obama ended President Obama gets a lot of advice from leaders in tech – but here's why that advice doesn't always apply.
"17.10.2016 11:52:34" social.techcrunch.com Tesla and Panasonic will produce solar cells in Buffalo if SolarCity deal succeeds Tesla and Panasonic have agreed to begin production of photovoltaic (PV) cells for use in solar power home installations that works with Tesla's Powerwall and Powerpack solar storage products. The arrangement is non-binding at this stage, however, and Tesla announces solar cell production deal with Panasonic, provided its acquisition of SolarCity goes through.
"17.10.2016 09:39:55" social.techcrunch.com K Fund is a new €50M VC fund investing in early-stage Spanish startups Joining the likes of Kibo Ventures, Seaya Ventures, Nauta Capital, and JME Ventures, Spain has a new VC on the block. K Fund is a €50 million fund that will invest in Spanish startups with an international outlook, making lead investments at both the seed More VC sloshing around Spain
"17.10.2016 08:11:00" social.techcrunch.com The main factors that influence what you see on Facebook's News Feed This is the ultimate guide to how Facebook chooses what to show in your News Feed, and how you can get your content seen by more people. Understanding how.. Get seen by more people
"17.10.2016 08:02:32" social.techcrunch.com Gear to keep you charged and connected at conferences Editor's note: This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. This is a condensed version of several Wirecutter.. Take your gear on the road
"17.10.2016 04:59:34" social.techcrunch.com The driverless truck is coming, and it's going to automate millions of jobs A convoy of self-driving trucks recently drove across Europe and arrived at the Port of Rotterdam. No technology will automate away more jobs -- or drive more.. While the efficiency gains are too real to pass up, the tech will have tremendous adverse effects
"17.10.2016 04:32:21" social.techcrunch.com WTF is a container? You can't go to a developer conference today and not hear about software containers: Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos and a bunch of other names with a nautical ring.. Microsoft, Google, Amazon and everybody else is jumping on this bandwagon
"17.10.2016 03:28:54" social.techcrunch.com How consumer drones wind up in the hands of ISIS fighters ISIS reportedly carried out its first successful drone attack this week, using a commercially available drone to deliver explosives and kill two Kurdish..
"17.10.2016 02:58:57" social.techcrunch.com Iraq founders gather at Fikra Fair to show their nation has more to offer than oil This weekend in Baghdad, tech entrepreneurs and local government officials gathered at the Fikra Fair to network, demo their apps and show the world that..
"17.10.2016 02:30:00" FlyBoard The FlyBoard lets you fly up to 50 feet in the air. Here's how it works.
"17.10.2016 02:23:53" social.techcrunch.com The loss of an ARM Japanese telecoms firm SoftBank recently acquired British microchip manufacturer ARM Holdings. ARM's shareholders approved the $32 billion deal at the end.. Europe is moving in the right direction
"17.10.2016 01:31:08" social.techcrunch.com The hiring game With nearly 8 million Americans unemployed and looking for work while nearly 6 million jobs remain unfilled, it's fair to say that technology has not.. Tech has not disrupted the labor market in a good way
"16.10.2016 23:17:59" social.techcrunch.com A Look into Chile's innovative startup government For better or for worse, Chile is often held up as the economic model for Latin America. More so even than other up-and-coming tech centers, the story of.. The agility with which Start-Up Chile has worked to address serious structural problems is encouraging
"16.10.2016 22:40:56" social.techcrunch.com INNOVATE2016: Are we on the verge of Brexit 2.0 The danger is taking the election for granted and then being sucker punched by a vast undercurrent of populist anger against the establishment. Real disruption will never come from within big companies
"16.10.2016 21:58:00" Crunchies Awards Nominations Nominations for the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards are now open http://tcrn.ch/2dcSfpM
"16.10.2016 21:35:18" social.techcrunch.com Google's new Sprayscape app is purposely imperfect With Android Experiments, Google is giving itself the freedom to experiment with quirky little apps that show off some interesting technologies but don't.. A VR experiment from Google
"16.10.2016 20:46:58" social.techcrunch.com Explode-gate could mean the end of the dual Samsung/Apple rivalry
"16.10.2016 19:00:00" Doug Comcast X1 Doug discovers cool Comcast X1 features http://tcrn.ch/2da5uYD
"16.10.2016 18:34:40" social.techcrunch.com Peter Thiel will donate $1.25M to the Trump campaign, despite the latest controversies Peter Thiel surprised Silicon Valley enough when he endorsed controversial Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump at the Republican National Convention.. The timing is interesting to say the least.
"16.10.2016 17:34:19" TechCrunch Check out the trailer for our new show about bitcoin and the blockchain. Full episodes air starting on 10/10 http://tcrn.ch/2e62BIl Watch all six episodes of the series Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain http://tcrn.ch/2dVH9HA
"16.10.2016 17:27:20" social.techcrunch.com Five considerations about accelerated learning for the next administration Our next president will take office during a period of seismic change across the education landscape. Policymakers, students and employers increasingly.. New education models hold potential, and the federal government has a role to play
"16.10.2016 16:52:03" social.techcrunch.com Los Angeles is a transportation tech powerhouse Los Angeles is famous for two things: entertainment and traffic. Back in the 1950s, any association with “stars” and “cars” would be the envy of any.. Prominent engineers, investors and entrepreneurs are building transportation ventures in LA
"16.10.2016 16:27:50" social.techcrunch.com Please don't learn to code There's an idea that's been gaining ground in the tech community lately: Everyone should learn to code. But here's the problem with that idea: Coding is.. Don't lose sight of reality while being charmed by our culture's Silicon Valley romance.
"16.10.2016 16:03:07" social.techcrunch.com Stack Overflow puts a new spin on resumes for developers Stack Overflow, the community site best known for providing answers for all of your random coding questions, also has a thriving jobs board and provides.. Free yourself from the traditional resume
"16.10.2016 06:45:06" social.techcrunch.com Employment in China's tech industry Despite murmurs of tumult and slowdown in the Chinese economy, the fact remains that China's economic engine has been on a tear -- at roughly 6.5 percent or.. The tech scene is growing
"16.10.2016 06:39:06" social.techcrunch.com Multi-media journalists face jail time for reporting on North Dakota pipeline protest Investigative reporter and co-founder of Democracy Now!, Amy Goodman, is now facing riot charges in the state of North Dakota after her report on a Native.. The charges could carry a 45-year sentence
"16.10.2016 06:34:05" social.techcrunch.com Funders must give minority founders a fair deal I learned a shocking statistic recently: Less than 1 percent of venture capital funding goes to black founders. This must change. When funders fail to give.. Things must change
"16.10.2016 06:18:05" social.techcrunch.com WristWhirl lets you control your smartwatch with hand gestures (and look mad while you do it) It's a funny thing: Smartwatches are supposed to be the more accessible alternative to your smartphone, but you can operate a phone with one hand, while the.. Now you can use your smartwatch with one hand
"16.10.2016 02:40:10" social.techcrunch.com How startups can use data to grow smarter Tech investing isn't what it used to be -- even compared to six months ago. Investors are applying greater scrutiny to deals. Founders are realizing they.. VCs are calling for “a return to fundamentals”
"16.10.2016 02:09:56" social.techcrunch.com Applications are open for Hardware Battlefield at CES We're back. Hardware Battlefield is TechCrunch's premier hardware startup event and is returning to the world's largest consumer electronic show... Apply now!
"16.10.2016 01:41:16" social.techcrunch.com PlayStation VR is easily the winner in virtual reality right now Consumer virtual reality has a clear new leader today, and it's the just-launched PlayStation VR. Unequivocally, this is the best VR experience currently.. Accessibility is what VR needs right now
"16.10.2016 00:31:42" social.techcrunch.com While the IPO market roars back, venture remains leery The IPO market is poised to make an almost complete 180° turnaround after a bleak Q1 and a very quiet summer. In contrast, venture capital investments, which.. Opportunity is knocking for VCs willing to go against the grain
"15.10.2016 23:16:24" social.techcrunch.com Firefox users chalk up HTTPS encryption milestone A majority of Mozilla users were served encrypted pageloads for the first time yesterday, meaning their web browsing data was secured from snoopers and.. Firefox is super secure
"15.10.2016 21:59:06" social.techcrunch.com Watch all six episodes of our series Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain Watch all six episodes of our series Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain. It features Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin, Nathaniel Popper, and more. Find out more about Bitcoin
"15.10.2016 20:35:42" social.techcrunch.com The content distribution industrial complex for VR Virtual reality and the 360 video industry are faced with the chicken and egg problem of content and distribution. The problem is that we haven't cracked.. Content distribution has been industrialized
"15.10.2016 18:22:21" social.techcrunch.com Salesforce's shift into equality It's important for tech companies to have at least one voice at the senior leadership table that advocates for issues around equality, diversity and.. Tony Prophet is Salesforce's first-ever chief equality officer
"15.10.2016 17:08:56" social.techcrunch.com As the Note 7 dies, Oculus loses face(s) The Note 7 debacle hasn't been good for anyone — not for Samsung, not for Android, not for consumers, not for airlines, not for fire departments, not for.. Explode-gate is affecting more than just Samsung
"15.10.2016 16:04:10" social.techcrunch.com Weekly Roundup: Galaxy Note 7 recalled, Amazon's music service and Verizon/Yahoo sale troubles Things were pretty bleak for tech companies this week as the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was officially recalled and Yahoo's securities woes reportedly drove.. Everything that happened in tech this week
"15.10.2016 13:01:15" social.techcrunch.com Let's have a little compassion for (some of) the trolls It's looking pretty grim out there in social media land. A lot of what once was conversation has devolved into warfare. The issues of our time — Trump,.. Let's have a little compassion for (some of) the trolls
"15.10.2016 11:45:33" social.techcrunch.com Billionaire tech investors support divisive plan to ban San Francisco's homeless camps The debate over what to do about San Francisco's homeless population has been building for awhile among the many startups and residents here. But now tech.. Proposition Q would authorize city officials to forcibly remove tents and structures from sidewalks after giving its residents 24-hour written notice.
"15.10.2016 10:53:11" social.techcrunch.com The 7 steps of Elon Musk's “Master Plan” Why did Tesla buy SolarCity? To make your solar panel roof battery power your self-driving electric pickup truck. Elon Musk just revealed the second phase of.. We'll have to wait and see what's revealed on Monday
"15.10.2016 09:37:55" social.techcrunch.com BMW's motorcycle concept is so smart you won't need a helmet to ride it Motorcycles aren't exactly safe, but BMW envisions a future where two-wheel vehicles have enough onboard intelligence to make it possible for drivers to use..
"15.10.2016 08:38:22" social.techcrunch.com The combination of human and artificial intelligence will define humanity's future Through the past few decades of summer blockbuster movies and Silicon Valley products, artificial intelligence (AI) has become increasingly familiar and sexy,.. A new partnership for humanity
"15.10.2016 08:02:00" Luscious Garage How a unique approach to auto repair led to a new kind of shop software http://tcrn.ch/2e2feRd
"15.10.2016 08:01:06" social.techcrunch.com What it takes to secure the elections While virtually every industry and domain is flourishing and being revolutionized by technological advances, more than three-quarters of U.S. citizens will.. You don't need a full-scale attack to undermine the integrity of the elections
"15.10.2016 07:21:26" social.techcrunch.com How virtual reality is transforming the sports industry After a failed stint in the 1990s, virtual reality made its reappearance last year with headsets such as Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift... While a fun concept, player-perspective VR cameras might not offer the best experience
"15.10.2016 05:54:36" social.techcrunch.com Flexible e-paper display is full color but less than a micrometer thick Reflective displays like those found on e-readers are great for black-and-white text, but color has yet to make a compelling play on them. That may change.. A full-color e-paper material
"15.10.2016 05:51:18" social.techcrunch.com The rise and fall of the Galaxy Note 7 The Galaxy Note 7 was the best phone available when it was released in August. A culmination of all of the company's strongest technologies to date,..
"15.10.2016 05:09:25" social.techcrunch.com Cozmo is an endearing little robot with growing up to do Cozmo and I are still getting to know each other. It's been a few days and we've warmed to one another, sure, but there's still a lot of work to be done.. This robot requires your time and attention
"15.10.2016 04:26:29" social.techcrunch.com The Barnacle means no more boots on your wheel The Barnacle is a new way for parking patrols to immobilize vehicles. Instead of using a boot to keep a wheel from moving, officers can slap a Barnacle across.. Police officers can slap a Barnacle across the windshield and arm it with a keypad
"15.10.2016 03:42:17" social.techcrunch.com The 2016 TechCrunch Include Progress Report Diversity is central to TechCrunch's mission. We believe that everyone, regardless of background, should have access to the immense possibilities of the.. A diversified workforce can only benefit tech. Here are our numbers
"15.10.2016 03:10:38" social.techcrunch.com Tiny, levitating balls make up this weird 'JOLED' display LCDs are old hat, my friend. What you need is dozens of tiny spheres levitated and spun using ultrasonics. That's what researchers at the Universities of.. LCDs are old news
"15.10.2016 02:37:52" social.techcrunch.com The creator of Atari has launched a new VR company called Modal VR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXAGEEbJaEU So Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, is launching a new virtual reality company called..
"15.10.2016 01:26:48" social.techcrunch.com The Mr Jones Colour Venn tells the time in CMY but not K As a dedicated lover of cyan, magenta, and yellow I welcome Mr. Jones' addition to the color - or colour - canon. The Colour Venn uses overlapping translucent.. To tell the time you look at the intersection of the circles
"15.10.2016 00:03:54" social.techcrunch.com Palantir says it didn't racially discriminate against Asian people Palantir Technologies has come out and said that it did not discriminate against Asian people, Fortune reports. This comes after the U.S. Department of Labor.. Palantir Technologies fires back
"14.10.2016 22:56:41" Crunch Report 10/14 Salesforce walkes away from Twitter acquisition, Galaxy Note 7 banned from all flights and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2dCSUNt
"14.10.2016 22:20:29" social.techcrunch.com Instacart reverses course, re-introducing tips for shoppers Under pressure from shoppers complaining about losing the ability to receive tips last month as the company looked to smooth out the earnings curve, Instacart.. Instacart listened to its customers
"14.10.2016 21:11:38" social.techcrunch.com Softbank and Saudi Arabia's PIF planning $100BN tech fund Softbank has announced it is creating a new global tech investment fund, seeded with $25 billion of its own money. The fund, which will be London, UK based --.. Softbank is creating a new global tech investment fund
"14.10.2016 20:38:19" social.techcrunch.com Naspers sells Polish eBay rival Allegro to Permira consortium for $3.3B Earlier this year, it was reported that Naspers, the media and internet holding company, was planning to sell off Allegro, its online auction business based.. The deal has passed
"14.10.2016 20:12:00" social.techcrunch.com U.S. Department of Transportation bans Galaxy Note 7 from all flights In the latest instalment of Samsung's ongoing Note 7 saga, the U.S. Department of Transportation has issued an official, blanket ban against bringing the Galaxy Note 7 on airplanes. The ban applies to all Note 7 devices, and covers both carry-on and You can't take a Note 7 on an airplane in the U.S. anymore – under penalty of fine or criminal prosecution.
"14.10.2016 19:16:31" social.techcrunch.com Instagram now has an app for Windows 10 tablets Instagram has expanded its app availability to users of tablets running Microsoft's Windows 10. The Facebook-owned, visual content social sharing platform.. But still no iPad app
"14.10.2016 18:47:06" social.techcrunch.com PayPal mulled buying GoFundMe PayPal, the giant digital payments company that was spun off from eBay last year, has had an up-and-down relationship with the business of crowdfunding over.. PayPal could be getting into crowdfunding
"14.10.2016 18:33:15" social.techcrunch.com Sonali De Rycker and Niklas Zennström join TechCrunch Disrupt London, Dec 5-6 TechCrunch Disrupt London is happening once again this December and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry.. Two great VCs for a great conference
"14.10.2016 18:30:46" social.techcrunch.com Google added fact checking: Facebook, it's your move now Google yesterday announced it will introduce a fact check tag on Google News in order to display articles that contain factual information next to trending.. Facebook needs to take this more seriously
"14.10.2016 18:17:21" social.techcrunch.com Salesforce officially walks away from Twitter acquisition for real this time Salesforce wants to make things super clear for everyone — no, the company won't buy Twitter. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff gave an interview to the FT and said that the company ruled out the acquisition. “In this case we've walked away. It wasn't the right “In this case we've walked away. It wasn't the right fit for us.”
"14.10.2016 17:57:04" social.techcrunch.com Google adds ballot information to search results Google is again stepping up its efforts to provide U.S. voters with all the information they need ahead of Election Day with the addition of ballot.. Google really wants you to vote
"14.10.2016 17:54:02" social.techcrunch.com Spotify co-founder Martin Lorentzon steps down as chairman, CEO Daniel Ek steps up A changing of the guard is underway at Spotify, the streaming music service with 40 million paying users and over 100 million overall that competes with the.. Changing of the guard at Spotify
"14.10.2016 17:49:44" Trust Disrupted Episode 6 (full) Check out the final episode of "Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain," and watch the rest of the series here http://tcrn.ch/2dIWAm9
"14.10.2016 17:19:05" social.techcrunch.com Yahoo turns automatic email forwarding back on, claiming “upgrades” required it to be disabled Yahoo has today reversed its decision to prevent Yahoo Mail users from being able to automatically forward their emails to another address - a key.. Yahoo flip flops
"14.10.2016 17:04:00" social.techcrunch.com AWS gets richer with VMware partnership VMware signed deals with Microsoft, Google and IBM earlier this year as it has shifted firmly to a hybrid cloud strategy, but it was the deal it signed with.. Rich always seem to get richer.
"14.10.2016 16:26:52" social.techcrunch.com NY State Department of Labor rules two more Uber drivers are employees not contractors Uber, the ridesharing behemoth that recently began operating driverless cars and exploring self-flying drone taxis, can't seem to catch a break these days in.. Uber hits another roadblock
"14.10.2016 16:04:26" social.techcrunch.com White House visits, SXSL, social justice, and inclusion in tech with Megan Rose Dickey TechCrunch writer Megan Rose Dickey is becoming a White House regular, and recently attended the first ever South By South Lawn festival at the Presidential HQ. I spoke to her about the experience for this week's episode of TCBC, and we also discuss her Hear what it's like to meet Obama at SXSL and experience solitary confinement in VR on this week's TCBC.
"14.10.2016 16:03:43" social.techcrunch.com Apple will open another R&D center in Japan Apple is on a research & development spree! The company has announced a bunch of new R&D centers over the past few months, and R&D spendings have skyrocketed. This time, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company plans to open a new center in Japan “Designed by Apple in Cupertino and many other countries”
"14.10.2016 16:00:00" Cozmo Anki is getting into the robot business with Cozmo http://tcrn.ch/2eAqXtZ
"14.10.2016 15:52:19" social.techcrunch.com That Nike-branded Apple Watch arrives October 28 Maybe you've been waiting for the Nike+ version of the Apple Watch to arrive before running out to buy the Series 2. Because, you know, life is a marathon,.. A watch that says "yes, I do in fact work out"
"14.10.2016 14:29:26" social.techcrunch.com Six new Sun and Moon Pokémon evolutions revealed Pokémon Sun and Moon's release for 3DS rapidly approaches, and the Pokémon Company is unveiling eight new Pokémon unique to the new games, including six evolutions of Sun/Moon characters and two Alola-region variants of existing pocket monsters.The new Pokémon Sun/Moon is so close, and there's a demo coming next week.
"14.10.2016 12:06:32" social.techcrunch.com Iron Man offers to voice Mark Zuckerberg's real-life Jarvis AI Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sets an ambitious goal every year for himself, and this year it was to create an AI assistant for his home, modelled in part on Jarvis from Marvel's Iron Man fictional universe. Jarvis gives Iron Man/Tony Stark basically any Robert Downey Jr. might lend his voice to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's artificial intelligence assistant.
"14.10.2016 08:30:00" Zipline Humanitarian Drones A test flight with Zipline, makers of humanitarian delivery drones http://tcrn.ch/2elTVyu
"14.10.2016 08:21:58" social.techcrunch.com What regulation crowdfunding in the JOBS Act means to entrepreneurs and startups The JOBS Act was signed into law by President Obama in 2012, allowing companies to acquire funding through online portals from non-accredited investors, which.. Of benefit or concern?
"14.10.2016 07:54:31" social.techcrunch.com 18 ideas to make your home office more legit Quick survey: How much time have you spent setting up your starred channels and notifications in Slack? How often have you rearranged the home screen on your.. WFH in style
"14.10.2016 07:31:18" social.techcrunch.com Brain-computer interface lets a man with a spinal injury feel robotic fingers "Index... ring... pinky... index... middle..." Nathan Copeland is telling a researcher which of his fingers he feels a touch on. But the researcher is.. Plugging the robotic arm directly into the brain
"14.10.2016 07:08:21" social.techcrunch.com 14 ways to make your commute suck less Everything you do to make your commute better is like an early-stage investment in your success at work. Start earning dividends early by borrowing some of.. Improving your commute is an investment to your success at work
"14.10.2016 05:57:39" social.techcrunch.com Take your work setup on the road You've got a great workspace set up and the best gear for getting things done, so why do you feel your favorite coffee shop calling to you? Because you're.. Gear for the nomad professional
"14.10.2016 05:25:17" social.techcrunch.com Five App lets you send messages in universal sign language Mateusz Mach and Piotr Polański wanted to create an app to send jokey hand signs to each other. They created little animated figures that signed "I love you".. Send fun messages to anyone who signs
"14.10.2016 04:58:04" social.techcrunch.com Pandora's new iMessage app lets you text your favorite music Tucked away inside Pandora's rebranded app, launched yesterday, the company was hiding its first iMessage app, too. In fact, it's the first third-party party.. Send songs directly in iMessage
"14.10.2016 04:52:45" social.techcrunch.com DeepMind's differentiable neural computer helps you navigate the subway with its memory In his best selling 2011 book Thinking Fast and Slow, Nobel Prize winning economist Daniel Kahneman hypothesized that thinking could be broken down into two.. Slow thinking may soon be within the reach of machine learning
"14.10.2016 04:25:42" social.techcrunch.com Review: PlayStation VR Sometimes people take the future too seriously.Virtual reality soothsayers have approached the technology as though they are treading on sacred ground and ushering in not only a new era of spatial computing but a new level of consciousness. Conversations The future costs $399
"14.10.2016 04:01:12" social.techcrunch.com GM's one-way ride startup Maven hits the streets of San Francisco Maven, a car sharing company out of General Motors, is driving its way into San Francisco today. The announcement made late Thursday evening is one part of a continued roll-out in several cities throughout the U.S., which started at the beginning of this With all the transportations options available, will San Franciscans want to use it?
"14.10.2016 03:41:13" social.techcrunch.com Google gets another extension to reply to EU antitrust Shopping charge The European Competition Commission has given Google another three weeks to file a response to formal charges that its Shopping price comparison service.. Take your time, Google
"14.10.2016 03:12:00" social.techcrunch.com Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain episode 5 explores the most exciting blockchain innovation In this episode we catch up with the founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, and dive into its implications in the world of cryptocurrency. Ethereum.. Ethereum is considered the most exciting innovation using blockchain tech
"14.10.2016 02:48:04" social.techcrunch.com Speakable lets you take action on news articles that move you It's not uncommon to feel a bit helpless at the end of a news binge. Oftentimes, the news leans toward the negative side and doesn't offer much in the way of.. Feeling helpless?
"14.10.2016 02:33:30" social.techcrunch.com How consumer drones wind up in the hands of ISIS fighters ISIS reportedly carried out its first successful drone attack this week, using a commercially available drone to deliver explosives and kill two Kurdish.. ISIS reportedly carried out its first successful drone attack this week, using a commercially available drone
"14.10.2016 01:58:37" social.techcrunch.com Could this be the end of Samsung's smartphone reign? Samsung is on the ropes. It pains me to say it but the Note 7 fiasco is probably going to hurt them more deeply than they'll admit and I suspect we'll see two.. Consider the damage done
"14.10.2016 01:21:06" social.techcrunch.com Flipboard looks to boost native ad sales with swipe-friendly Storyboards Flipboard, the mobile and web app that lets you aggregate, discover and read content from around the web in a magazine-style format, is unveiling its latest.. A new way to browse Flipboard
"14.10.2016 00:38:08" social.techcrunch.com A test flight with Zipline, makers of humanitarian delivery drones A maker of delivery drones called Zipline began nationwide delivery of blood and other critical medical supplies in Rwanda today, through a partnership with.. Zipline begins nationwide delivery of blood and other critical medical supplies in Rwanda
"13.10.2016 23:45:16" social.techcrunch.com Jabra buys fellow headset maker BlueParrott If you know the name BlueParrott (assume you're not just conflating two other similarly focused companies), it's probably for their budget office.. A $35 million acquisition
"13.10.2016 23:18:31" social.techcrunch.com Pinterest hits 150M monthly users, missing earlier leaked projections in 2015 Today, Pinterest said it hit 150 million monthly active users, up from the 100 million it announced in September 2015. However, as TechCrunch previously.. Just a few months late
"13.10.2016 22:59:00" Crunch Report - 10/13 Hyperloop One raises $50M more, Soylent bars recalled and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/1XCTEDE
"13.10.2016 22:50:04" social.techcrunch.com PlayStation VR is the hands-down virtual reality winner right now Consumer virtual reality has a clear new leader today, and it's the just-launched PlayStation VR. Unequivocally, this is the best VR experience currently available outside of the kinds of high-flying, super secret test rigs that exist out there for army PlayStation VR is easily the best thing for the future of consumer virtual reality out of all current hardware.
"13.10.2016 22:43:09" social.techcrunch.com Mobile marketing and data startup mParticle raises $17.5M mParticle announced today that it has raised $17.5 million in Series B funding. The New York City startup helps marketers collect user data through a variety.. Customers include ... Chick Fil A?
"13.10.2016 22:15:13" social.techcrunch.com Levchin's Affirm secures $100M credit line from Morgan Stanley This morning, fintech startup Affirm announced a new $100 million credit line from Morgan Stanley. The money will go directly to supporting the company's.. The money will go to supporting the company's financial products
"13.10.2016 22:08:35" social.techcrunch.com Google starts highlighting fact-checks in News Today Google added a new "fact-check" tag to its popular Google News service. The site aggregates popular timely news from multiple sources and has.. Google adds a new “fact-check” tag
"13.10.2016 22:07:42" social.techcrunch.com HP plans 3,000 to 4,000 job cuts over the next three years HP isn't out of the woods just yet. In an address to this year's 2016 Securities Analyst Meeting, Dion Weisler, the President and CEO of the newly formed.. HP isn't out of the woods just yet
"13.10.2016 22:02:35" social.techcrunch.com VR battle royale: PS VR vs. HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift I've spent quite a bit of the last few months with headsets strapped to my face. Whether that has enriched my life significantly or left it in shambles I cannot say, but I will mention that the games are at least starting to get really fun and the video Which clunky face computer should you buy?
"13.10.2016 21:44:08" social.techcrunch.com Come take a peek inside Apple's new Regent Street flagship store in London pple's retail footprint today spans nearly 500 Apple Stores globally and serves as an important public touchstone for the company, its products and aesthetic.. A whole new look for Apple
"13.10.2016 21:40:17" techcrunch.com Hillary mentions internet Hillary says Trump "makes you just want to look at cat GIFs", and she even pronounced it correctly.* Today Hillary Clinton appealed to the tech crowd.. She even pronounced "cat GIFs" right
"13.10.2016 21:33:08" social.techcrunch.com VMware's new cloud service will run on AWS It's been an open secret that Amazon's AWS division and VMware were going to announce a partnership at a press conference in San Francisco later today. Thanks.. A play to get more enterprises to move to AWS
"13.10.2016 21:27:33" social.techcrunch.com Get your tickets to Hardware Alley at Disrupt London 2016 now Good news, hardware startups. If you've been waiting for the day you'd finally be able to get your hands on tickets to display in Hardware Alley at.. Calling all hardware startups
"13.10.2016 20:51:52" social.techcrunch.com The bathroom mirror gets smart New Kinpo Group is an odd company. Its CEO popped into our New York City offices the other week ostensibly to speak about its XYZ brand, whose budget 3D.. HiMirror examines your skin and tells you what you can do to improve
"13.10.2016 20:30:46" social.techcrunch.com Verizon: Yahoo privacy impact “material” It looks like those Yahoo 500 million hacked accounts may affect its sale to Verizon (TechCrunch's parent).At a company public policy roundtable in DC this afternoon, Verizon general counsel Craig Silliman said: “I think we have a reasonable basis to It looks like those 500 million hacked accounts may affect Yahoo's sale to Verizon
"13.10.2016 19:57:58" social.techcrunch.com Tinder's new Smart Photos show just how well the app knows you Ever wonder which of your selfies is best? Tinder wants to help you figure it out, with the launch of a new feature called Smart Photos. And Smart Photos, in.. Tinder analytics
"13.10.2016 19:31:29" social.techcrunch.com Evernote confirms a serious bug caused data loss for some Mac users A number of Evernote users are now being alerted via email message of a serious bug that may cause data loss in certain versions of the company's Mac.. If you got the email, update your app
"13.10.2016 19:23:07" social.techcrunch.com Hands on with Hover's self-flying camera drone, which launches today A year or so ago a new type of drone hit the (preorder) market. It was the self-flying camera drone - a device that promised to combine camera and AI.. Artificial intelligence & manual flying
"13.10.2016 19:01:23" social.techcrunch.com Hyperloop One gains another $50 million in funding, this time from Dubai Hyperloop One is getting even cozier with its partners in the United Arab Emirates. The futuristic transportation system that aims to ship things and people faster than a speeding plane just pulled in $50 million in strategic investment from DP World But will this be enough to get a working prototype by Q1 2017?
"13.10.2016 18:47:45" social.techcrunch.com The CPSC officially recalls all Note 7 devices, citing 23 new reports since first recall When we detailed the brief ascent and prolonged decline of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 saga the other day, we noted that there were still some loose ends to tie.. The recall involves 1.9 million handsets
"13.10.2016 18:19:44" social.techcrunch.com Shazam rolls out in-app music video channels with Vadio Song identifying app Shazam is rolling out music video channels to all of its 120 million monthly active users in a partnership with Vadio, a Portland-based.. Song identifying app Shazam dives into video
"13.10.2016 17:58:17" social.techcrunch.com Vine's new Soundboard is the audio meme recycler you always wanted Vine has a new feature for iOS app users called Soundboard, which lets users incorporate viral sounds within their own Vines, including Vine-sourced classics like 'why you always lyin' – it's basically an express remix feature for trying to give your own Vine is giving you the ability to re-use its most viral sounds – use this power wisely.
"13.10.2016 17:47:09" 10th Annual Crunchies Awards 10th Annual Crunchies Awards The Oscards of startups and technology. TechCrunch kicks off 2017 with the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards Show, the award ceremony to recognize and celebrate the most compelling startups, internet, and technology innovations of the year.
"13.10.2016 17:37:56" social.techcrunch.com Facebook lets you cast videos to your TV Facebook wants you to lean back and watch its News Feed videos on your television with a new feature that lets you stream clips via Apple TV, Airplay device,.. Lean back and watch your News Feed on TV
"13.10.2016 17:36:16" social.techcrunch.com Google Photos can now turn videos into GIFs, fix sideways photos & more Google Photos was already one of the smartest cloud photo services available today, thanks to its search technology and built-in assistant that automatically.. It keeps getting better and better
"13.10.2016 17:03:09" social.techcrunch.com Samsung offers U.S. Note 7 owners $100 to buy another Samsung After the flaming disaster of the defective Galaxy Note 7, which earlier this week drove Samsung to nix production of the device for good, the South Korean.. Give it another go
"13.10.2016 17:02:25" social.techcrunch.com Add Google Assistant to your phone by tweaking two lines of code Want Google Assistant, but don't want to spend your allowance on a Pixel? I've got good news and bad news. The good news is you can get it with two tiny.. ⚠️Don't try this unless you know what you're doing⚠️
"13.10.2016 16:50:37" social.techcrunch.com We're missing out on the multibillion dollar food delivery opportunity
"13.10.2016 16:31:51" social.techcrunch.com Periscope Producer lets you stream to Twitter from pro cameras, apps, VR Periscope is embracing professional streaming and expanding beyond amateur content shot on phones with its new Periscope Producer feature. It allows creators.. Periscope is embracing professional streaming
"13.10.2016 16:26:55" social.techcrunch.com Pluto TV, a free streaming service for cord cutters, raises $30 million more Pluto TV, a video streaming service targeting cord cutters by offering a TV-guide like experience that connects you to hundreds of online channels, has.. PlutoTV is still in the streaming game
"13.10.2016 16:21:20" social.techcrunch.com Billionaire tech investors support divisive plan to ban San Francisco's homeless camps The debate over what to do about San Francisco's homeless population has been building for awhile among the many startups and residents here. But now tech.. A measure to rid San Francisco of its homeless tent cities
"13.10.2016 16:08:08" social.techcrunch.com Soylent Bars recalled after some customers get sick The digestive tract of the 'future of food' does not always run smooth... The startup behind drink-your-dinner powder Soylent has issued a product recall. Not.. The future of food is not always a smooth path
"13.10.2016 16:06:49" social.techcrunch.com Google Pixel could benefit from Samsung's Note 7 brand damage, survey suggests Samsung is hoping to keep its customers with incentives, including a $100 credit for Note 7 owners who stick with a Samsung device as their replacement hardware. But carriers are leaving the door open for buyers to pick whatever kind of smartphone they Google Pixel could get an influx of buyers from the Note 7 debacle, according to a new study.
"13.10.2016 16:01:53" social.techcrunch.com Nokia's Ozo Creator VR software arrives on Windows When the Nokia Ozo launched late last year, it was clear that the virtual reality camera didn't have everything figured out. The key, according to Nokia's Head of Presence Capture Guido Voltolina, was just getting the camera out there. Since then the team Stitching time for the $45k camera has also gotten 25% faster on macOS
"13.10.2016 14:53:17" tcrn.ch Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo and Seeker form a new, Discovery-backed holding company Four digital media organizations are coming together to form a new holding company — and they've also raised $100 million in additional funding from.. Is this the beginning of digital media consolidation?
"13.10.2016 14:25:59" social.techcrunch.com ComplyAdvantage raises $8.2M Series A to help firms manage compliance Back in the days when I did a startup I almost de-railed our VC funding after discovering my passport had expired. Without it I couldn't pass the anti-money laundering checks imposed on the fancy and overpriced London law firm we'd hired. Then we almost Fighting crime with AI
"13.10.2016 14:00:00" HiMirror HiMirror captures your image to give you a personalized report on your health
"13.10.2016 13:26:29" social.techcrunch.com Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn on the future of cars Last week, car manufacturers unveiled their latest cars at the Paris Motor Show. Even more interesting, these shows are a great opportunity to talk about their vision when it comes to car innovation. Renault-Nissan is the fourth largest car maker in the An interview with the CEO of the fourth largest car maker in the world
"13.10.2016 13:02:12" social.techcrunch.com Department of Transportation providing an additional $165M to make U.S. cities smarter At the White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh today, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced new funds that will help it roll out smart city technologies in places across the U.S., as part of the White House's Smart Cities Initiative. $165 The U.S. DOT continues to provide funding to cities to help them get smarter about traffic and safety.
"13.10.2016 13:02:02" social.techcrunch.com White House puts $50M in small satellites, signs order to mitigate space-weather events The Obama Administration is kicking off the White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh this week, and as part of that it's announcing a number of new initiatives in civic technology. These investments and programs include space, as well as America's The Federal government is looking to prevent catastrophic damage from solar flares.
"13.10.2016 12:04:57" social.techcrunch.com Watch the new Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer right here The latest trailer for the newest Star Wars movie is here – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story's second trailer emphasizes the father/daughter relationship between hero Jyn Erso and a character who seems like he's a key architect behind the Death Star (Mads Watch the second Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer, in which we learn more about the Death Star's origins.
"13.10.2016 09:30:52" social.techcrunch.com Google's latest Transparency Report sets more records in government request numbers Google has added the data from the first half of 2016 to its ongoing Transparency Report page, and the changes are pretty much what you'd expect: more.. More requests. Some frivolous, some top secret.
"13.10.2016 09:08:39" social.techcrunch.com These soft robotic muscles could help with physical therapy Robotic exoskeletons are one of those technologies that tend to be associated with warfare or at least the industrial sector, but soft robotics and artificial.. Currently helping to treat stroke victims
"13.10.2016 09:05:22" Live from the Apple Store in Regent Street, London
"13.10.2016 08:45:14" social.techcrunch.com Full speed ahead for transport VCs Transportation investment has moved into the fast lane. Venture and growth investing in transport-related companies accelerated in the third quarter, fueled.. Transportation investment has moved into the fast lane
"13.10.2016 08:40:00" Trust Disrupted Episode 5 (teaser) Check out a teaser for episode 5 of "Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain," and watch full episodes here http://tcrn.ch/2dIWAm9
"13.10.2016 08:31:41" Timeline Photos About to go into the new flagship Apple Store in London's Regent Street... it looks pretty stunning from the outside. They've taken out a whole level to grow the space.
"13.10.2016 08:23:13" social.techcrunch.com Shine is rolling out on-demand life coaching via text message A startup called Shine is rolling out a new service offering on-demand life coaching via text messages as a paid tier to its free, daily texting service... Start being a better person
"13.10.2016 07:56:36" social.techcrunch.com The Skagen Hagen smart watch keeps tabs on your minimalist life Skagen is a Danish watch company famous for its minimalist designs and affordable prices. Now, for $215, you can add a little smarts to your minimalist wrist,.. For $215, you can add a little smarts to your minimalist wrist
"13.10.2016 07:35:09" social.techcrunch.com The IPO window may be opening, but for investors, getting liquid is still complicated Venture capitalists and their financial backers may be feeling a skip in their step this week, following the recently successful IPOs of several tech.. If only it were so simple.
"13.10.2016 07:21:36" social.techcrunch.com Turn a DJI Phantom 4 into a search & rescue drone with the Exo 1 exoskeleton The DJI is a fantastic all-purpose drone, but with the Exo 1 exoskeleton, it becomes a dedicated search and rescue tool. The 3D-printed add-on.. A dedicated search and rescue tool
"13.10.2016 06:51:08" social.techcrunch.com Ozlo AI assistant is the new underdog filling the void left by Viv On the heels of Samsung's acquisition of Viv just a week ago, a new AI assistant has risen into the spotlight and is jockeying to fill the shoes of its now.. A new AI assistant has risen into the spotlight
"13.10.2016 05:55:45" social.techcrunch.com XYZ launches a $249 3D printer for schools XYZ came seemingly out of nowhere to capture the top spot in the 3D printing market. The Taipei-based company's success is due in no small part to the fact.. This company came out of nowhere
"13.10.2016 05:34:38" social.techcrunch.com Here's how The White House wants the U.S. to approach AI R&D A pair of lengthy reports from the White House show that the administration is well aware of both the opportunities provided by and the obstacles holding back.. Justice for AI
"13.10.2016 04:57:01" social.techcrunch.com Echo Spatial Perception starts rolling out to Amazon's Alexa devices Of course Amazon wants you to own an Echo device. But not just one. The company really, really hopes to get one into every room of its customers homes... Have an Amazon device in every room
"13.10.2016 04:55:00" Robot muscles These soft robotic muscles could help with physical therapy http://tcrn.ch/2e23rTg
"13.10.2016 04:30:16" social.techcrunch.com NHL's streaming season kicks off with new Apple TV and 'Arena' apps It's time for hockey season, news related to which I must cover because of the circumstances of my birth (Canada). So I will tell you that the NHL has a new.. It's time for hockey season
"13.10.2016 03:36:17" social.techcrunch.com Estonia's Funderbeam is building a blockchain-based “stock exchange” for startups Headed up by Kaidi Ruusalepp, who was previously CEO of the Nasdaq Tallinn stock exchange, Estonia's Funderbeam is on a mission to build what she calls a.. Raising $2.6 million in further funding
"13.10.2016 03:05:15" social.techcrunch.com Here's the plan for MegaBots' newest creation The MegaBots team devoted the first episode of its new web series to beating the hell out of its most recent creation. Over the course of seven and a half.. Since the last one could have killed them
"13.10.2016 02:40:15" social.techcrunch.com Hooch raises $1.5M to expand its drink a day subscription cocktail app Hooch, a subscription-based drink startup we've covered before has raised $1.5M in new funding, bringing total funds raised to $2.7M. All of the investors.. $9.99/month to claim one a drink every day
"13.10.2016 02:18:45" social.techcrunch.com The blockchain is on the rise in the fourth episode of Bitcoin and the Blockchain With Bitcoin facing an uncertain future, the technology behind Bitcoin — the blockchain — is poised to overtake its original application. Startups,.. With bitcoin facing an uncertain future, the blockchain is poised to overtake its original application
"13.10.2016 00:59:06" social.techcrunch.com Billionaire tech investors support divisive plan to ban San Francisco's homeless camps The debate over what to do about the San Francisco's homeless population has been building for awhile among the many startups and residents here. But now tech billionaires Ron Conway, Michael Moritz and well-to-do hedge fund manager William Oberndorf have Kicking them out may not be the best option, but what should San Francisco do about these tent cities?
"13.10.2016 00:28:06" social.techcrunch.com Tribe video chat transcribes speech into subtitles and suggested links Tribe's voice recognition video chat technology could make Snapchat and Facebook Messenger look outdated. That tech also attracted a $3 million seed round led.. This could make Snapchat look old
"12.10.2016 23:54:03" social.techcrunch.com Turn a DJI Phantom 4 into a search & rescue drone with the Exo 1 exoskeleton The DJI is a fantastic all-purpose drone, but with the Exo 1 exoskeleton, it becomes a dedicated search and rescue tool. The 3D-printed add-on.. This 3d-printed exoskeleton turns a Phantom 4 into a hardcore search & rescue drone.
"12.10.2016 23:46:59" Crunch Report 10/12 Atari founder's new VR company, BMW's new bike concept goes full AI and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2e6O4gO
"12.10.2016 23:40:50" social.techcrunch.com Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 refund program rolls out to Australia and parts of Asia It would be one thing if the Galaxy Note 7 was just a middling phone. But it was a legitimately great one. And one that, by all accounts, sold pretty well... It was legitimately a great phone
"12.10.2016 22:59:08" social.techcrunch.com Lyft partners with Brookdale to bring on-demand rides to senior communities Lyft has struck a landmark partnership with one of the largest operators of senior living facilities in the U.S., Brookdale Senior Living. Through this.. No smartphones or apps required
"12.10.2016 22:42:40" social.techcrunch.com Artificial intelligence is changing SEO faster than you think By now everyone has heard of Google's RankBrain, the new artificial intelligence machine learning algorithm that is supposed to be the latest and greatest.. The field of SEO will continue to become extremely technical.
"12.10.2016 22:18:27" social.techcrunch.com Alibaba backs PlaceIQ, a provider of location tools and data PlaceIQ has a new, big-name investor — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. The companies aren't disclosing the size of the deal; they'll only say that it's a.. PlaceIQ will be powering Alibaba's location data
"12.10.2016 21:59:30" social.techcrunch.com Verizon wants you to know its Google Pixel phones will get immediate Android updates Verizon wants you to know that everything is fine. It's learned its lesson. The carrier's Google Pixels will get Android updates at the same time as the.. Verizon learned its lesson
"12.10.2016 20:50:05" social.techcrunch.com Ad-free Pandora Plus launches to all, along with a new company logo Pandora is not taking today's debut of Amazon's new, on-demand music streaming service lying down. The company has conveniently timed the launch of its own.. Convenient timing
"12.10.2016 20:21:37" social.techcrunch.com Baidu just set up a $3 billion fund to back maturing startups Baidu, the China-based search engine giant, said earlier today on its official WeChat account that it has established a 20 billion yuan ($3 billion).. Check sizes will range from $50 million to $100 million
"12.10.2016 19:51:44" social.techcrunch.com Amazon's online grocery delivery service hits Dallas Amazon may be experimenting with how to take on grocery stores via its own drive-in pick-up locations, but in the meantime, the company is still working to.. Amazon continues to tackle new markets
"12.10.2016 19:41:21" Live at Impossible Foods West Coast debut with COO David Lee!
"12.10.2016 19:27:05" social.techcrunch.com NHL's streaming season kicks off with new Apple TV and 'Arena' apps It's time for hockey season, news related to which I must cover because of the circumstances of my birth (Canada). So I will tell you that the NHL has a new slate of digital offerings for fans of the ice-based sport, including a new NHL.TV tvOS app for BAMTech is powering NHL's new digital offerings, including an Apple TV app and an iOS/Android app for use at arenas.
"12.10.2016 19:14:07" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft's Windows Server 2016 is now generally available Microsoft's Windows Server 2016 is now generally available and rolling out to customers. Presales for Server 2016 started on October 1 and Microsoft always.. Rolling out to customers
"12.10.2016 19:09:01" social.techcrunch.com The rise and fall of the Galaxy Note 7 The Galaxy Note 7 was the best phone available when it was released in August. A culmination of all of the company's strongest technologies to date,.. Requiem for a phablet
"12.10.2016 19:04:55" social.techcrunch.com Google's new Sprayscape app is a purposely imperfect VR camera With Android Experiments, Google is giving itself the freedom to experiment with quirky little apps that show off some interesting technologies but don't..
"12.10.2016 18:34:18" social.techcrunch.com The Impossible Foods burger heads West Impossible Foods makes its West Coast debut today, starting with Jardiniere and Cockscomb in San Francisco and Crossroads Kitchen in Los Angeles. The.. This is not your mother's wheat meat.
"12.10.2016 18:31:14" social.techcrunch.com How a unique approach to auto repair led to a new kind of shop software At Luscious Garage in San Francisco, the publicized focus on hybrid vehicles actually masks the real differentiator: a focus on people. Founder Carolyn Coquillette started the San Francisco-based auto shop in 2007, and as you can see from the video above, Tools like Slack were built because no good options existed – Shop-Ware is like that for car shops.
"12.10.2016 18:30:55" social.techcrunch.com Tribe video chat transcribes speech into subtitles and suggested links Tribe's voice recognition video chat technology could make Snapchat and Facebook Messenger look outdated. That tech also attracted a $3 million seed round led.. Augmented video is the future of chat
"12.10.2016 18:27:21" social.techcrunch.com Valve teases next-gen VR products Today at the company's Steam Dev Days conference, Valve teased a host of announcements related to the company's efforts on its OpenVR platform, including a new prototype SteamVR controller.The company, which built most of the underlying VR tech for the Sadly no word of Half Life 3 in VR
"12.10.2016 18:20:11" social.techcrunch.com Hyperloop One and Dubai Future Accelerators will build the first 'hyperloop for cargo' Back in August there were clear signs that Hyperloop One (HO) might be building its super fast transportation system at the Jebel Ali port in Dubai. The.. The first Hyperloop won't be carrying people
"12.10.2016 18:03:48" social.techcrunch.com Yandex woos smartphone makers with AI, browser and launcher partnership programs After successfully bringing a high-profile antitrust case against Google in Russia over bundling services with the Android OS, the country's national search.. Yandex is taking it up a notch
"12.10.2016 17:47:15" BMW concept motorcycle BMW's new motorcycle concept is so smart you won't need a helmet to ride it http://tcrn.ch/2dLcF77
"12.10.2016 17:32:02" social.techcrunch.com Anker reveals details about its upcoming automotive brand, Roav A few days ago we revealed an automotive product from Anker called Roav. At the time, it seemed the Roav was an in-vehicle heads-up display that looked a lot.. Anker, best known for its inexpensive battery packs on Amazon, is about to launch an automotive brand.
"12.10.2016 17:23:25" social.techcrunch.com Tesla and SolarCity shareholders will vote on proposed merger November 17 Despite some shareholder opposition, the Tesla acquisition of SolarCity proposed by Elon Musk continues to make progress, with a new date set for a vote of the shareholders of each company: November 17. That's the date to mark in your calendars for a more Tesla and SolarCity deal could pass a major hurdle with November 17 shareholder vote.
"12.10.2016 17:11:02" social.techcrunch.com Atlassian keeps one foot in the data center and one in the cloud with new products Atlassian wants the best of both the cloud and data center worlds, and it announced at the Atlassian Summit today that it was expanding its data center-cloud.. The best of both worlds
"12.10.2016 16:49:20" social.techcrunch.com BMW's motorcycle concept is so smart you won't need a helmet to ride it Motorcycles aren't exactly safe, but BMW envisions a future where two-wheel vehicles have enough onboard intelligence to make it possible for drivers to use them without protective clothing. The emphasis here is still on the thrill of the drive, but BMW sees a future where motorcycles are smart enough to protect their drivers.
"12.10.2016 16:27:58" social.techcrunch.com Google and Facebook are building the fastest trans-Pacific cable yet Google and Facebook are teaming up to build a 120 Terabits per second (Tbps) submarine cable that will connect Los Angeles with Hong Kong. The two companies.. It will connect Los Angeles with Hong Kong
"12.10.2016 16:03:42" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft starts selling its HoloLens in Germany, France, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand HoloLens, Microsoft's $3,000 mixed-reality goggles (or "the world's first self-contained holographic computer" in Microsoft's parlance), was only available.. Microsoft's $3,000 mixed-reality goggles are going global
"12.10.2016 16:02:25" social.techcrunch.com Atlassian keeps one foot in the data center and one in the cloud with new products Atlassian wants the best of both the cloud and data center worlds, and it announced at the Atlassian Summit today that it was expanding its data center-cloud.. Looking for best of both worlds.
"12.10.2016 15:59:07" social.techcrunch.com The creator of Atari has launched a new VR company called Modal VR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXAGEEbJaEU So Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, is launching a new virtual reality company called.. A completely wireless VR platform that can work with multiple users
"12.10.2016 15:42:38" social.techcrunch.com Amazon Music Unlimited debuts with discounts for Prime members, cheap “Echo-only” plan Rumors have been swirling around Amazon's plans to launch its own, standalone music streaming service, and now those reports have been proven out: the.. $7.99 per month for Prime members
"12.10.2016 13:50:00" Trust Disrupted Episode 4 (teaser) Check out a teaser for episode 4 of 'Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain,"' and watch full episodes here http://tcrn.ch/2dIWAm9
"12.10.2016 09:54:55" social.techcrunch.com How artificial intelligence is changing online retail forever AI is all around us, from searching on Google to what news you see on social media. With the momentum around AI growing, it's not surprising that some of.. AI will deliver tangible advantages for retailers and customers
"12.10.2016 09:31:44" social.techcrunch.com Escaping the trough of disillusionment for virtual and augmented reality The desire for virtual reality is no new revelation. Since the renaissance artists have played with panoramas, depth, and other tools of perception to create.. Adoption will be mobile-first and low-end
"12.10.2016 09:04:05" social.techcrunch.com Netgear's Arlo security cameras get an upgrade There's a certain NPD slide that Netgear likes to point to in all of its press and investor material. It shows the company's security camera marketshare.. It features IR night vision and motion sensing up to 26 ft
"12.10.2016 08:41:20" social.techcrunch.com Is machine learning sexist? We've been hearing a lot about diversity and inclusion recently. One of the areas that people are excited about is applying machine learning to eliminate.. Bad algorithms, bad!
"12.10.2016 08:19:24" social.techcrunch.com The Markforged Mark X lets you teleport precision custom parts from designer to printer The promise of 3D printing has been kind of a dud. Aside from a few cool Yoda heads and some small plastic pieces, there have been no "indie" players doing.. Markforged is an indie player actually doing something interesting
"12.10.2016 08:00:00" The Barnacle The Barnacle means no more boots on your wheel http://tcrn.ch/2dJen95
"12.10.2016 07:53:05" social.techcrunch.com Five years of observations from tandem satellites produce 3D world map of unprecedented accuracy A pair of satellites operating in tandem for five years have produced a depth map of the planet so exact you could theoretically zoom down to street level and.. Better than any other large-scale map out there
"12.10.2016 07:30:53" social.techcrunch.com Nuheara's earbuds/hearing aids are open for general pre-order Nuheara's IQbuds are strange little things. It took a rep a few tries to properly explain the things when they first crossed my radar. And honestly, it.. A combination of wireless earbuds and hearing aids
"12.10.2016 07:08:04" social.techcrunch.com Project Blue aims to snap the first picture of an exoplanet in Alpha Centauri Exoplanets are the talk of the solar system this year, but as exciting as they are, their existence (as is often the case in astronomy) is more inference than.. Exoplanets are the talk of the solar system
"12.10.2016 07:04:24" social.techcrunch.com A Flint, MI university turned vacant land into autonomous vehicle proving grounds Kettering University unveiled this week an automotive proving grounds in a bid to lure companies and students to the Flint, MI area. The test track is on the.. A bid to lure companies and students to Flint
"12.10.2016 06:34:04" social.techcrunch.com National power grid carries data to smart appliances in UK experiment Part of the goal of the Internet of Things, if we must continue calling it that, is improved efficiency for our newly intelligent appliances. But we could.. Lots of small changes like this could smooth out energy demands
"12.10.2016 05:46:24" social.techcrunch.com Signal gets disappearing messages – but for tidiness, not privacy Messaging app Signal is proud to be end-to-end encrypted, and privacy is their watchword — but its new ephemeral messages aren't being billed as tools to.. No one cares about last week's conversations anyways
"12.10.2016 05:17:04" social.techcrunch.com Breakout Labs backs four startups that are “reprogramming nature” A venture fund that backs very early-stage advanced tech and science startups, Breakout Labs, has invested in 4 new deals, according to founder and Managing.. Investing in biotech, materials science and energy
"12.10.2016 04:51:11" social.techcrunch.com Tech companies like TaskRabbit are engaged in affirmative action, and that's ok Aiming to increase diversity and foster inclusion in the tech industry is not the same as affirmative action, TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot said on stage.. Fostering inclusion in tech
"12.10.2016 04:30:05" social.techcrunch.com Tile introduces a thinner, lighter version of its Bluetooth tracker, Tile Mate Tile, the Bluetooth-connected lost item finder which recently rolled out a newer, thinner version of its flagship product called the Tile Slim, is out this.. 25% smaller than the original version
"12.10.2016 04:14:13" social.techcrunch.com Biotech startup Zymergen nabs $130 million from Softbank Zymergen, a Bay Area startup creating all sorts of materials from genetically altered microbes, just raised $130 million in Series B funding from Softbank... Making new materials out of genetically altered microbes
"12.10.2016 03:55:00" Navya autonomous electric bus France's Navya raises $34M for its self-driving shuttle bus http://tcrn.ch/2eo6sAI
"12.10.2016 03:34:06" social.techcrunch.com Professional development platform Everwise lands $16 million Everwise, a startup focused on how to make professional development scalable, has raised $16 million in Series B funding led by earlier backer Sequoia.. Led by Sequoia
"12.10.2016 03:32:46" social.techcrunch.com Adobe's Acrobat DC gets better support for digital signatures With its Creative Cloud, Adobe made an early bet on offering its tools for creatives as a subscription service. With its Document Cloud, the company also.. All subscribers will get the update today
"12.10.2016 03:06:23" social.techcrunch.com Google's Android 7.1 Developer Preview will launch later this month Google today announced that it will continue its Android Beta program with Android Nougat 7.1, the next minor update to the latest version of its mobile.. What's new in 7.1
"12.10.2016 02:29:50" social.techcrunch.com Bitcoin searches for itself in the third episode of Bitcoin and the Blockchain As Bitcoin has grown, it's been forced to contend with a flood of traffic on the network. Developers are divided about what to do. The scalers want more.. As Bitcoin grows, developers are divided
"12.10.2016 02:05:52" social.techcrunch.com VenueNext raises $15 million to take its app beyond U.S. sports stadiums VenueNext Inc. has raised $15 million in Series B funding to bring its venue management technology to Europe, and beyond the live entertainment industry... The San Jose Sharks are the latest to adopt VenueNext
"12.10.2016 01:35:04" social.techcrunch.com Huawei puts $1M into a new AI research partnership with UC Berkeley Artificial intelligence continues to have its moment in the spotlight, with a surge of interest in startups and efforts from huge tech companies to.. AI continues its moment in the spotlight
"12.10.2016 01:06:07" social.techcrunch.com UK gov't agrees to foreground privacy statement in surveillance bill The U.K. government has agreed on an amendment to draft surveillance legislation aimed at strengthening the public perception of privacy safeguards by adding.. Aimed at strengthening public perception of privacy safeguards
"12.10.2016 00:53:06" social.techcrunch.com Facebook hires The Sims' Rachel Rubin Franklin to lead Social VR team What will friending, sharing, and messaging look like in virtual reality? Facebook has tapped video game giant Electronic Arts' VP Rachel Rubin Franklin as.. An EA - Electronic Arts VP gets poached
"12.10.2016 00:36:54" social.techcrunch.com Facebook hires The Sims' Rachel Rubin Franklin to lead Social VR team What will friending, sharing, and messaging look like in virtual reality? Facebook has tapped video game giant Electronic Arts' VP Rachel Rubin Franklin as.. Will Facebook VR be like first-person The Sims?
"12.10.2016 00:21:28" social.techcrunch.com Facebook, Twitter cut off data access for Geofeedia, a social media surveillance startup According to a new study published today from the American Civil Liberties Union, major social networks including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have.. Geofeedia is used secretly by police to monitor activists
"11.10.2016 23:48:44" social.techcrunch.com In school or a recent grad? Get cheap tickets to Disrupt London Are you an undergrad or graduate student looking to take part in the best startup conference in Europe? Student tickets to Disrupt London 2016 are still.. Calling all students
"11.10.2016 23:38:45" social.techcrunch.com Steve Hilton, Crowdpac founder and Brexit advocate, joins Disrupt London TechCrunch Disrupt in London is on 5-6 December. Think 3,000 crazy startup founders and investors talking for two solid days. And not to mention the hackathon.. He will have a lot to say about Brexit
"11.10.2016 23:35:45" Crunch Report 10/11 President Obama wants Americans to get to Mars, Google acquires FameBit and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2dK3AiM
"11.10.2016 23:34:07" social.techcrunch.com France's Navya raises $34M for its self-driving shuttle bus, reportedly at a $220M valuation When it comes to self-driving cars, the public tends to focus on developments for private vehicles for individuals, but there are also some.. A fully autonomous, electric vehicle
"11.10.2016 23:10:08" social.techcrunch.com Obama wants to go to Mars, but will the next administration? President Obama released an op-ed on CNN today, praising the accomplishments of NASA to date and encouraging the nation to keep its sights set on Mars. While.. The next administration could choose to cancel NASA's Journey to Mars
"11.10.2016 22:42:10" social.techcrunch.com Sheryl Sandberg shoots down rumors of a role in Clinton administration Rumors have swirled for months that if Hillary Clinton succeeds in her bid to become the next U.S. president, she would appoint Facebook chief operating.. “I'm staying at Facebook”
"11.10.2016 22:07:12" social.techcrunch.com A timeline of the rise and fall of the Galaxy Note 7 The Galaxy Note 7 was the best phone available when it was released in August. A culmination of all of the company's strongest technologies to date,.. Requiem for a phablet
"11.10.2016 21:45:41" social.techcrunch.com As the Note 7 dies, Oculus loses face(s) The Note 7 debacle hasn't been good for anyone — not for Samsung, not for Android, not for consumers, not for airlines, not for fire departments, not for stylus-lovers and certainly not for Oculus.The Facebook-owned virtual reality powerhouse currently Samsung isn't the only company screwed by the exploding Note 7
"11.10.2016 21:36:44" social.techcrunch.com Virtual reality looks to its adolescence After more than two years of heavy public hyping since Facebook's 2014 acquisition of Oculus for $2 billion, virtual reality is reaching an important.. It's time for VR to grow up
"11.10.2016 21:36:15" social.techcrunch.com Toyota official notes issues with NHTSA guidelines and California self-driving rules At a forum on Capital Hill designed to gather input from industry stakeholders on NHTSA guidelines, Toyota Motor North America director of technology and innovation policy Hilary Cain pointed out that proposed changes to California's self-driving test Toyota official points out NHTSA self-driving guidelines could create set-backs in California autonomous testing.
"11.10.2016 21:20:24" social.techcrunch.com Dropbox rolls out PDF signing, iMessage integrations and picture-in-picture on iOS Dropbox is still working its way through the enterprise world in order to show the world it isn't just dumb online storage — which, given as simple as it.. Dropbox is facing some uphill battles
"11.10.2016 20:55:03" social.techcrunch.com C1X raises $8.5M for its advertiser and publisher tech C1X has raised another $6.5 million in what it says is the first part of a Series B round of funding. The company was founded by Mukundu Kumaran (CEO) and.. Is adtech coming back?
"11.10.2016 20:33:39" social.techcrunch.com NFL teams will now be fined for posting videos and GIFs during games The NFL just announced a new social media policy that is about as anti-fan friendly as it gets. According to league memos obtained by ESPN, the league's.. This is about as anti-fan friendly as it gets
"11.10.2016 20:04:55" social.techcrunch.com Google acquires FameBit to connect YouTube creators with brands Google just announced that it has acquired FameBit, a marketplace that connects video creators with marketers who want to sponsor their content. This could.. Does this mean more sponsored videos?
"11.10.2016 19:58:19" social.techcrunch.com Self-driving cars take to UK streets for first ever road tests Self-driving car startup and Oxford spinoff Oxbotica put a modified Renault car with autonomous driving tech on UK roads for the first time, in a trial in England's Milton Keynes at a very slow 5 miles per hour. It's a tentative start, but it's a start Self-driving cars hit UK public roads for the first time.
"11.10.2016 19:35:11" social.techcrunch.com Here's the super intense fireproof box Samsung is sending out for Galaxy Note 7 returns It's official: Samsung has given up on the Galaxy Note 7. The phones — and the thought-to-be-safe replacements — are exploding. Now Samsung has to get all those phones back before more of'em pop. The question, then: how does Samsung get them back? They Because you shouldn't just drop it in an envelope.
"11.10.2016 19:20:01" social.techcrunch.com Self-driving tech startup Optimus Ride raises $5.25M seed round With sights set on developing fully autonomous driving technology, MIT spinoff startup Optimus Ride has raised $5.25 million in seed funding. led by NextView Ventures and FirstMark Capital. With the funding, Boston-based Optimus Ride hopes to provide Optimus Ride may sound like a Transformer, but it's actually looking to transform transportation.
"11.10.2016 19:11:46" social.techcrunch.com Google is running homepage ads pushing people to get registered to vote Google is upping its efforts at getting its U.S. users registered to vote, via a pop-up ad that now appears directly on the desktop home page. The company has.. Another reminder to register to vote
"11.10.2016 18:49:59" social.techcrunch.com GM invests in Chinese car-sharing tech company Yi Wei Xing GM has invested in China's Yi Wei Xing, a car sharing tech platform provider that's responsible for Feezu, a timeshare rental car service similar to Zipcar, as well as providing the backend for rental companies looking to provide their own car sharing GM could be looking to bring its car-sharing service Maven to China through a new strategic investment.
"11.10.2016 18:46:23" social.techcrunch.com YouTube reports record views for the second presidential debate, but fewer live viewers The cord cutting era is now in full effect, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the record numbers YouTube recorded for its airing of the second.. More and more people are watching the debates
"11.10.2016 18:27:29" Trust Disrupted Episode 3 (teaser) Check out a teaser for episode 3 of 'Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain' and watch full episodes here http://tcrn.ch/2dIWAm9
"11.10.2016 18:22:07" social.techcrunch.com Stack Overflow puts a new spin on resumes for developers Stack Overflow, the community site best known for providing answers for all of your random coding questions, also has a thriving jobs board and provides.. A better resume for devs
"11.10.2016 18:21:37" social.techcrunch.com A hedge fund is now suing Theranos, citing “lies, material misstatements, and omissions” Partner Fund Management (PFM), a San Francisco-based hedge fund that reportedly wrote out a $96 million check to Theranos back in 2014, is now suing the.. The hedge fund reportedly wrote out a $96 million check to Theranos in 2014
"11.10.2016 17:57:40" social.techcrunch.com The new Hinge, focused exclusively on real relationships, now costs $7/month Hinge, the newly pivoted "relationship app", has today unleashed an app that it believes is the solution to the "dating apocalypse." The whole idea is to.. This could be the solution to the “dating apocalypse”
"11.10.2016 17:15:28" social.techcrunch.com Samsung kills the Galaxy Note 7 for good Samsung is permanently discontinuing production and sales of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, owing to safety fears over defective batteries -- including in.. RIP
"11.10.2016 16:55:58" social.techcrunch.com Google's Project Fi gets a group plan Project Fi, Google's wireless service, is getting a group plan today. While most cell services let you choose a "family plan," which typically entails the.. Add additional lines for $15/month
"11.10.2016 16:30:35" Hinge pivots to focus on real relationships Dating app Hinge has ditched the swipe and now charges a monthly subscription. of $7/month http://tcrn.ch/2dJ1Cze
"11.10.2016 15:54:58" social.techcrunch.com According to Apple's official figures, iOS 10 adoption rate now at 54% Apple has now unveiled its own official measurements for iOS 10 adoption, which comes in at 54 percent. That means the majority of iOS device owners are.. Majority rules
"11.10.2016 15:40:42" social.techcrunch.com Facebook is about to learn the enterprise is a different animal Facebook officially entered the enterprise market this week with the release of Workplace by Facebook (previously known as Facebook at Work). It goes without.. It requires customer orientation.
"11.10.2016 15:03:39" social.techcrunch.com Remote Year raises $12 million to combine remote work and global travel Remote Year is a pretty appealing idea for anyone with a serious case of wanderlust: Participants spend a whole year working abroad, moving to a different.. This is pretty appealing for anyone with a flexible job and serious wanderlust
"11.10.2016 14:39:06" social.techcrunch.com Amazon said to be planning physical convenience stores for grocery goods Amazon's looking to launch convenience stores to sell perishable goods like products, milk and meat, as well as offering drive-in pick-up locations for grocery orders, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The plan would expand Amazon's Amazon could make it even easier to pick up groceries on the way home from work.
"11.10.2016 14:06:13" social.techcrunch.com New auto tech VC firm V5 starts out with a $200M fund Cars are almost the new social apps when it comes to VC interest, especially given the pace of development of autonomous car tech and self-driving systems. It makes sense then that we'd see more dedicated automotive tech investment vehicles, including the New auto tech VC firm V5 combines Michigan expertise with Silicon Valley investment mindset.
"11.10.2016 14:01:16" social.techcrunch.com MIT's new software makes 3D printing with multiple materials easy Using a mixture of different materials in 3D printing has been difficult for the user end, requiring basically a knowledge of programming and specific training, but new software developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab aims to MIT's came up with a new, easier way to 3D print functional objects using multiple materials at once.
"11.10.2016 13:29:51" social.techcrunch.com Obama says private and public cooperation will get U.S. to Mars in the 2030s U.S. President Barack Obama has said that the U.S. will send Americans to Mars by the 2030s, and return them "safely to Earth," with a longer term goal of making it possible to "one day remain there for an extended time," in a new op-ed published on CNN. President Obama pledges to get Americans to Mars in the 2030s.
"11.10.2016 13:05:30" social.techcrunch.com Netatmo launches an indoor climate monitor Netatmo's first device was a sophisticated weather station. But it's not for everyone. Chances are you don't need to know the historical trend when it comes to the humidity in your house. That's why the company is releasing the Healthy Home Coach, an Track the air quality in your home
"11.10.2016 13:01:15" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft announces GA of Dynamics 365 with AI features We've been hearing all artificial intelligence, all the time from the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) industry over the last several weeks. Microsoft.. And surprise, suprise, it has AI features.
"11.10.2016 12:51:40" social.techcrunch.com HERE and Iowa team up on self-driving and smart infrastructure Making smarter cars means working together with the people who maintain and operate the roads, so it's promising to see location platform operator HERE announce a partnership with the Iowa Department of Transportation to help usher along the deployment of HERE's working with Iowa on building the smart roadway of our automated driving future.
"11.10.2016 12:28:36" social.techcrunch.com IMAX's first European VR center will open before the end of 2016 Huge movie company IMAX is focusing on smaller screens – but still keeping things immersive – with a push into public, shared VR experiences. The latest tentpole in that project is a brand new VR Center for Europe, one of multiple pilot locations for IMAX's VR push continues with its first European VR Center.
"11.10.2016 11:23:42" social.techcrunch.com Payfit grabs $5.6 million to manage French payrolls French startup Payfit wants to modernize the good old paychecks in France. After just a few months, the company just raised $5.6 million (€5 million) from Otium Venture and Xavier Niel. Payfit officially started in April 2016. And it looks like many Making it easier to pay your employees
"11.10.2016 10:40:00" Trust Disrupted Episode 2 (teaser) Check out a teaser for episode 2 of Trust Disrupted, our new show about bitcoin and the blockchain http://tcrn.ch/2e8OlPO
"11.10.2016 10:27:36" social.techcrunch.com How VCs can do more good Venture capital does many great things for the United States. Importantly, it fuels the innovation economy, churning out disruptive products, companies and.. If we don't do more, we will have a future where venture capital is mentioned in the same breath as Wall Street
"11.10.2016 07:27:07" social.techcrunch.com The new world of mobility The race to rule the autonomous car market is on. Google, Ford and now Uber have stepped up to the challenge, each with their own vision and ambitions as to.. We've only just scratched the surface of mobility's potential
"11.10.2016 05:35:00" Duolingo Duolingo's new chatbots help you brush up on your foreign language conversation skills http://tcrn.ch/2d8jWLG
"11.10.2016 04:24:26" social.techcrunch.com The IPO window may be opening, but for investors, getting liquid is still complicated Venture capitalists and their financial backers may be feeling a skip in their step this week, following the recently successful IPOs of several tech.. VCs may be feeling a skip in their step this week
"11.10.2016 04:06:15" techcrunch.com Greylock closes $1 billion fund Greylock Partners is getting another $1 billion to invest in startups. The long-time venture capital firm is announcing its 15th fund, bringing the total to..
"11.10.2016 04:00:56" social.techcrunch.com Biotech startup Zymergen nabs $130 million from Softbank Zymergen, a Bay Area startup creating all sorts of materials from genetically altered microbes, just raised $130 million in Series B funding from Softbank.For those unfamiliar, the company makes microbial DNA manipulating robots and was busy buying up And they're hiring!
"11.10.2016 03:17:34" social.techcrunch.com Watch Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain, episode two Even more fascinating than the idea of a digital currency are those who dedicate their lives to it. A network of miners all across the world, many of whom are.. The people behind bitcoin mines
"11.10.2016 02:58:22" tcrn.ch A hedge fund is now suing Theranos, citing “lies, material misstatements, and omissions” Partner Fund Management (PFM), a San Francisco-based hedge fund that wrote out a $96 million check to Theranos back in 2014, is now suiting the..
"11.10.2016 02:02:23" social.techcrunch.com The Barnacle means no more boots on your wheel The Barnacle is a new way for parking patrols to immobilize vehicles. Instead of using a boot to keep a wheel from moving, officers can slap a Barnacle across.. A new way for parking patrols to immobilize vehicles
"11.10.2016 01:40:36" social.techcrunch.com The World Economic Forum is setting up a tech-focused hub in San Francisco Recognizing the central role that technology plays in the global economy, the WEF is establishing a new center in San Francisco to connect tech companies and.. Connecting tech companies and policymakers
"11.10.2016 01:18:09" social.techcrunch.com Duke neurosurgeons test Hololens as an AR assist on tricky procedures One of the several things that makes brain surgery so difficult is that the brain isn't transparent. So if you want to get at something deep inside, you.. Augmented reality could provide another way to see inside the brain
"11.10.2016 01:14:10" Trust Disrupted Episode 1 (teaser) Trust Disrupted is our new show about bitcoin and the blockchain. Here's a teaser for episode 1 http://tcrn.ch/2e4CFdh
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"11.10.2016 00:05:47" social.techcrunch.com Watch the first episode of our new series Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain We have a new series launching this week called Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain. The six-episode series examines the rise of Bitcoin and the tech.. All your bitcoin questions answered
"10.10.2016 23:45:49" social.techcrunch.com Samsung asks carriers and retailers to halt sales of the Note 7 It seemed unlikely we would make it through the end of the day without some more big news out of Samsung. And now, just after the close of business hours.. :/
"10.10.2016 23:43:50" Crunch Report - 10/10 Facebook launches Workplace, iOS 10 is now on two-thirds of all active devices and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/1XCTEDE
"10.10.2016 23:35:13" social.techcrunch.com StreetTeam locks down $10M to power ambassador programs for brands Millennials hate advertising and don't respect brands - so what is a self-respecting 21st century marketer to do? Callum Negus-Fancey and his company.. Millennials hate advertising and don't respect brands
"10.10.2016 23:14:29" social.techcrunch.com Samsung's combo desktop/speaker is a weird sort of art If I'm Samsung, I'm looking for the next big product to capture the public's attention while my public relations wing is attempting to put out all a.. A compact cylindrical desktop PC
"10.10.2016 22:53:15" social.techcrunch.com Glisser closes $1M seed to spice up PowerPoints with interactivity Glisser, a London-based startup on a mission to end tedious presentations by letting presenters include real-time polls and Q&As, has closed a $1 million.. Real-time polls and Q&As in presentations
"10.10.2016 22:32:52" social.techcrunch.com Duolingo's new chatbots help you brush up on your foreign language conversation skills A lot of startups are talking about the possibilities of chatbots, but Duolingo recently launched one of the most interesting uses so far — practicing a new.. If you don't have any native French, German or Spanish speakers in your life
"10.10.2016 22:30:00" social.techcrunch.com Google is looking to creative writers and comedians to help humanize Assistant Why was the patriot pig wearing tap shoes? Because it was in the pen dance day. That's a bad joke. Even by smart home assistant standards it's a bad.. Who said there are no good gigs for liberal arts majors anymore?
"10.10.2016 21:37:46" social.techcrunch.com Deloitte gears up for the launch of a $20 million XPRIZE to irradicate cancer XPRIZE, the incentivized prize competition for breakthrough science and technology, has announced three new prizes. Among them -- ALS, avatars and Deloitte's Cancer XPRIZE.Deloitte is working in conjunction with the National Cancer Institute and Vice It's the #1 leading cause of death. Will an incentivized prize help us get rid of it for good?
"10.10.2016 20:37:06" social.techcrunch.com Pre-orders go live for $199 Oculus Touch motion controllers Oculus is now taking pre-orders for their Touch motion controllers that bring your hands and body into VR on their Rift headset. The company announced.. Hopefully this launch goes better than the Rift's
"10.10.2016 19:54:41" social.techcrunch.com Deepgram's speech search engine is now free for journalists until Election Day During a contentious election filled with accusations of lies and denials, not to mention overworked fact-checkers, a company that can help journalists more.. A company that helps journalists find soundbites