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"25.04.2017 07:30:00" Boom Supersonic Inside Boom's efforts to build a new generation of supersonic commercial jets http://tcrn.ch/2pYI5Pd
"25.04.2017 07:16:25" social.techcrunch.com An obscure regulatory debate has put the entire U.S. fintech community on edge An obscure request for comments on regulatory standards, released by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) last March, has since evolved into a.. Alternative finance and shadow banking would be safer if it were brought into the light and monitored
"25.04.2017 05:30:44" social.techcrunch.com Juicero may be the absurd avatar of Silicon Valley hubris, but boy is it well engineered The Juicero story is a funny one in some ways and a sad one in others, so let's just assume they cancel each other out and admire the machine itself in a nice.. Funny but sad
"25.04.2017 05:07:24" social.techcrunch.com Samsung's new app uses emojis to help people with language disorders communicate Once derided as a silly novelty, emojis are coming into their own as a communication tool. New app Wemogee uses the ideograms to help people with aphasia, a.. Emoji are more than a silly novelty
"25.04.2017 04:58:01" social.techcrunch.com Data management startup Rubrik is raising up to $200M on a $1B valuation Make way for another juggernaut amongst enterprise startups: Rubrik, a data backup company that only emerged from stealth in 2015, is in the process of.. Make way for another enterprise juggernaut
"25.04.2017 02:58:35" social.techcrunch.com Reefill wants you to drink more tap water Reefill is a New York-based company that wants you to stop buying bottled water. Their system, which will installed in delis and fast food restaurants, lets.. A startup that wants you to stop buying bottled water
"25.04.2017 02:26:31" social.techcrunch.com Scrumpt now offers fresh, healthy lunches for kids Scrumpt, the healthy lunch for kids startup that debuted at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco in 2015, recently launched lunch meal kits with fresh food... A one-stop shop for kids' lunches
"25.04.2017 02:15:00" High Resolution: The myth of relying on the big picture Behance founder Scott Belsky explains the myth of relying on the big picture in design http://wp.me/p1FaB8-6cXx
"25.04.2017 01:59:22" social.techcrunch.com The $999 SlingStudio makes it easy to produce multi-camera Facebook Live and YouTube streams Sling Media, the Dish subsidiary you probably know for its Slingbox and Sling TV service, is announcing its SlingStudio hardware today. With this, Sling.. For video creators who want to produce live video streams
"25.04.2017 00:46:26" social.techcrunch.com Flush with funding, Instacart accelerates US expansion Grocery delivery startup Instacart recently closed a $400 million Series D round of funding at a valuation of $3.4 billion. Now, the company is putting that.. Putting all that capital to work
"24.04.2017 23:52:20" social.techcrunch.com DJI's new FPV goggles let you control your drone with head movements When DJI announced the Mavic Pro last year they also teased a pair of FPV goggles that could be used to see first-person video from DJI's drones. But we.. Retailing for $499
"24.04.2017 23:31:53" social.techcrunch.com Federal court decides that Adobe can't stay under a gag order over search warrant forever According to newly unsealed documents, a federal court in California ruled that it is unlawful for Adobe to remain under an indefinite gag order regarding a.. A meaningful milestone, but the fight for transparency is far from over
"24.04.2017 23:26:41" Crunch Report 4/24 Uber responds to iPhone tracking report, LinkedIn grows to 500M members and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2pZAEHC
"24.04.2017 23:03:59" social.techcrunch.com Revolar, the personal safety button, can get you out of tight spots A new hardware/app device called Revolar aims to make it safe to walk the streets. This tiny button will notify your friends and family if you're scared, the.. This tiny button will notify your friends if you're scared
"24.04.2017 22:49:28" social.techcrunch.com Find out how startups are transforming real estate investing at Disrupt NY Ever since the financial crisis of 2008, investors have been wary of investing in real estate. But startups have emerged over the last decade to help provide.. Ryan Williams of Cadre and Eddie Lim of Point are coming to Disrupt
"24.04.2017 22:38:41" social.techcrunch.com The Galaxy S8 handily topped its predecessor's pre-order numbers, according to Samsung The Galaxy S8 experience is something of a mixed bag – but it's certainly not a bomb. As ever, Samsung isn't giving out exact numbers, but the company.. The new flagship has seen a 30% increase in pre-orders
"24.04.2017 22:13:01" DJI goggles DJI's new FPV goggles let you control your drone with head movements http://tcrn.ch/2q84t5i
"24.04.2017 21:54:07" social.techcrunch.com Uber gets sued over alleged 'Hell' program to track Lyft drivers Uber has another lawsuit on its hands. This time, it's about Uber's alleged use of a program called "Hell." The plaintiff, Michael Gonzales, drove for Lyft.. Uber has yet another lawsuit on its hands
"24.04.2017 21:03:22" social.techcrunch.com Facebook launches telco infrastructure accelerator with Orange Back in February, the Facebook-led Telecom Infrastructure Project led a call to put $170 million into startups focusing on solutions to improve.. Calling France-based startups
"24.04.2017 19:28:50" social.techcrunch.com How a Berlin startup beat the online giants at image recognition Can a machine learn aesthetics in a way a human would? Could it then look at a set of photos, and draw on those same aesthetics to reproduce a different set?.. EyeEm is working on identifying core aesthetics of photos
"24.04.2017 19:05:08" social.techcrunch.com An Instagram bug has been preventing users from disabling their accounts for months A number of Instagram users have found they're no longer able to temporarily disable their accounts - a feature, similar to Facebook's, that allows you to.. Today isn't Instagram's day
"24.04.2017 18:57:12" social.techcrunch.com Alibaba's Ant Financial invests in Chinese bike-sharing startup unicorn Ofo Ofo, the Chinese bike-sharing startup that recently claimed unicorn status, announced this weekend that it has added Ant Financial as an investor. In a.. A new alliance in the bike sharing wars
"24.04.2017 18:34:38" social.techcrunch.com Mercedes-Benz expands car sharing service Croove beyond pilot phase Mercedes-Benz started testing out a new car sharing service in December of last year, debuting Croove in a limited pilot allowing people to rent out their cars on-demand for short stints in Munich. The program has proven successful enough for Mercedes to Mercedes-Benz is turning car-sharing experiment Croove into a real business.
"24.04.2017 18:33:54" social.techcrunch.com Apple cuts App Store affiliate commission from 7% to 2.5% Apple just sent an email to members of the App Store affiliate program saying that App Store commissions will be reduced from 7 percent to 2.5 percent on May 1st — that's a 64 percent cut. While this change will have no effect on App Store users, it has This could hurt many popular App Store review sites
"24.04.2017 18:29:16" social.techcrunch.com Amazon launches “Subscribe with Amazon,” a marketplace for digital subscriptions Amazon has made headway in the subscription business with its Subscribe & Save feature for consumers, which offers discounted pricing on products if you.. A one stop shop for subscriptions
"24.04.2017 18:16:32" social.techcrunch.com Instagram is down around the world Instagram isn't working for users in the US, England, and elsewhere. Both the Instagram app and website won't load. Instagram tells me it's looking into the.. Millions tragically prevented from Instagramming their meals
"24.04.2017 18:04:00" social.techcrunch.com Inside Boom's efforts to build a new generation of supersonic commercial jets Boom has set itself with arguably one of the most ambitious tasks taken on by a startup: To restore the age of the Concorde, but bigger, better, and more sustainable than ever. We took a trip to Colorado and visited Boom's airport HQ to find out exactly Hear Boom's CEO explain how he's going to make supersonic air travel a reality again.
"24.04.2017 18:02:16" A brief history of Makerbot MakerBot's technology of the future grapples with its rocky past http://tcrn.ch/2pe2DCO
"24.04.2017 17:11:11" social.techcrunch.com LinkedIn hits 500M member milestone for its social network for the working world Now that LinkedIn is a part of Microsoft (after closing its $26.2 billion acquisition in December), the social networking site for the working world no.. A new milestone for LinkedIn
"24.04.2017 16:45:33" social.techcrunch.com Is Spotify working on a wearable? Spotify is said to be exploring the launch of branded wearable, according to rumors floated by a “trusted source” at Zatz Not Funny. There's little.. Spotify is said to be exploring the launch of branded wearable
"24.04.2017 16:45:27" social.techcrunch.com The NYT brings its news to Snapchat Discover The New York Times announced today it's joining Snapchat Discover - the feature in Snapchat which includes updates and news from a variety of media.. And a mini crossword
"24.04.2017 16:15:13" social.techcrunch.com Uber responds to report that it tracked devices after its app was deleted Uber tracked former users even after they deleted the app from their iPhones, a practice that eventually earned CEO Travis Kalanick a scolding from Apple.. Tim Cook reportedly told Kalanick, “I've heard you've been breaking some of our rules.”
"24.04.2017 16:11:07" social.techcrunch.com New Microsoft tools integrate LinkedIn data directly into Dynamics 365 Microsoft announced some significant integrations between LinkedIn, the professional social network it bought last year for over $26 billion and Microsoft.. Deeper integration with LinkedIn
"24.04.2017 16:01:58" social.techcrunch.com Hullabalu releases Lightwell, a platform for creating interactive storytelling apps Interactive storytelling startup Hullabalu has spent the last several years producing a series of apps for kids based around a group of characters it has.. Hullabalu is opening its app creation tools up to other media companies and creative agencies
"24.04.2017 16:01:53" social.techcrunch.com Tesla will double its Supercharger network in 2017, topping 10K chargers globally Tesla is getting ready to produce the Model 3 at volumes unprecedented for the company, but it hasn't forgotten about that other key ingredient in the electric vehicle mix – charging infrastructure. The automaker announced today that while it began 2017 Tesla's installing as many Superchargers in 2017 as it did in the five years combined.
"24.04.2017 15:41:48" social.techcrunch.com No one wants a lover who gifts an e-book Anyone who thinks paper books are dead has never been in a Barcelona bookshop the day before Sant Jordi. The Patron Saint festival is Catalunya's equivalent.. A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose
"24.04.2017 14:10:00" social.techcrunch.com Every feed app should steal Pinterest's “More Like This” button This is the best new social app feature in a long time. Twitter should copy it. Instagram should copy it. Facebook probably already is copying it. I'm.. The next step in news feed evolution
"24.04.2017 13:54:52" social.techcrunch.com Amazon's driverless tech team focuses not on building it, but on how to use it Amazon has a team dedicated to driverless technology, the Wall Street Journal reports, but their focus isn't on building self-driving cars or trucks; instead, the Amazon squad acts as a kind of braintrust looking at how to best employ autonomous vehicle Amazon's driverless tech team is tasked with figuring out how autonomous vehicles can help with shipping.
"24.04.2017 13:40:41" social.techcrunch.com This might be your last chance to buy the NES Classic Nintendo is discontinuing the NES Classic Edition. While this decision is still puzzling, you might still be looking to buy one before it disappears into the ether forever. Best Buy stores have some of the last units starting today. If you plan on buying Go to your nearest Best Buy store. Right. Now.
"24.04.2017 13:31:24" social.techcrunch.com Tesla's Model 3 production plans include a risky manufacturing move Tesla's making a bet on its production process for the Model 3 that defies accepted industry know-how – which is not at all an unusual strategy for the young carmaker. Basically all of Tesla's success thus far has been due to its ability to defy accepted Tesla's plan to build the Model 3 includes saving money and time by skipping a step.
"24.04.2017 12:53:30" social.techcrunch.com Netflix to raise $1 billion in foreign debt financing for content, investments and more Netflix will raise a little over $1 billion (€1 billion) from "non-U.S. persons" via a new senior notes offering, the company said on Monday. The proceeds of the debt sale will be used to help with general capital expenditures, but also funding content Netflix is looking to add more cash to its pile, as it looks to grow its original content even more.
"24.04.2017 12:42:03" social.techcrunch.com Apple hires a couple of Google satellite executives for reported hardware project Apple has hired former Google satellite executives John Fenwick and Michael Trela, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The two might've been in the market for new gigs, given that Google recently sold off its own in-house satellite imaging business Apple hired two of Google's top satellite execs, just as Google is getting out of the satellite business.
"24.04.2017 12:19:11" social.techcrunch.com Watch this Larry Page-backed flying car take to the sky above a lake The Kitty Hawk Flyer is one of the first aircraft from Larry Page-backed Kitty Hawk, a startup taking aim at creating real, usable flying cars. The company, which is also led by CEO and former Google self-driving car project originator Sebastian Thrun, Watch Kitty Hawk's flying motorcycle take one of its first public flights.
"24.04.2017 10:01:21" social.techcrunch.com Now you can buy TV ads through Google's DoubleClick Google is announcing that advertisers can now buy traditional TV advertising through the DoubleClick Bid Manager. Bid Manager is the main DoubleClick.. Can Google bring TV advertising into the online world?
"24.04.2017 07:01:11" social.techcrunch.com Why the Wikileaks CIA dump was the most damaging one yet There are no hackers anymore -- now it's all about the spies we in the intelligence and security communities are trying to stop. The “insiders” have known.. We are now all more vulnerable
"24.04.2017 05:01:41" social.techcrunch.com Apple Maps gets transit mode for Paris Apple is finally adding transit options to its Maps app for the city of Paris. Starting today, you can use Apple Maps to calculate itineraries using public transportation. You'll find subway, RER and bus lines, and even Transilien lines. Just like in C'est pas trop tôt !
"24.04.2017 02:16:15" social.techcrunch.com Canada is North America's up-and-coming startup center They say that nice guys finish last -- and Canada, with its reputation for polite citizenry and its charming prime minister, is used to being overlooked... Canada's vibrant tech hubs
"24.04.2017 01:29:48" social.techcrunch.com Why tech workers showed up to March for Science Science itself may be non-partisan. But the March for Science this weekend simply couldn't be. Demonstrators turned out in an estimated 600 cities around.. A mix of politicians, scientists, celebs and tech startup founders spoke at the rallies across the US
"24.04.2017 00:44:11" social.techcrunch.com MakerBot's technology of the future grapples with its rocky past Goshen has a small stack of papers sitting on a table beside him, should he need to consult any notes. He never actually looks over, however. After months of.. We sat down with the company's new CEO for the first time
"24.04.2017 00:01:27" social.techcrunch.com Online grocery platform Farmdrop raises £7M Series A led by Atomico Farmdrop, a farmer-friendly online grocery platform based in the U.K., has raised £7 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Atomico, the London VC.. A marketplace that bypasses the mass supermarkets
"23.04.2017 23:37:51" social.techcrunch.com Books and roses Anyone who thinks paper books are dead has never been in a Barcelona bookshop the day before Sant Jordi. The Patron Saint festival is Catalunya's equivalent.. Catalunya's equivalent of Valentine's day
"23.04.2017 23:16:05" social.techcrunch.com Sony debuts the new Alpha 9 mirrorless camera with 20fps continuous shooting Minutes ago, Sony announced the new Alpha 9 flagship with and a new G Master telephoto lens. The Alpha 9's cherry on top is a new digital 35mm full-frame.. Available next month
"23.04.2017 22:49:52" social.techcrunch.com Uber responds to report that it tracked users who deleted its app Uber tracked former users even after they deleted the app from their iPhones, a practice that eventually earned CEO Travis Kalanick a scolding from Apple.. More trouble for Uber
"23.04.2017 21:01:27" social.techcrunch.com Falcon Northwest's Tiki is the sleek sportscar of VR PCs Falcon Northwest is a small company, but small can mean focus and care when it comes to device makers. Falcon's business is PCs, and specifically Windows machines capable of delivering terrific gaming power in a package that won't take up an entire closet Falcon Northwest's Tiki is the VR rig to get if you value power, but also want a quiet, compact machine you can tuck away.
"23.04.2017 18:13:59" social.techcrunch.com Amazon Lex, the technology behind Alexa, opens up to developers Amazon Lex, the technology powering Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa, has exited preview, according to a report from Reuters this morning. The system, which.. The tech powering Alexa has exited preview
"23.04.2017 16:59:00" Bullish: 4/12 Bullish: Tech tackles homelessness https://techcrunch.com/video/bullish/
"23.04.2017 11:10:35" social.techcrunch.com Watch Lilium's successful test flight of the world's first electric VTOL jet Lilium has successfully tested its all-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet for the first time, and you can watch the inaugural test flight.. Successfully tested
"23.04.2017 07:01:47" social.techcrunch.com The MWW Iconik 3 is an inexpensive automatic watch for military fans Manchester Watch Works aka MWW makes small batch watches that are sometimes homages to historic timepieces and are sometimes entirely new design. This model,.. A 200-meter diver for under $460
"23.04.2017 05:37:24" social.techcrunch.com Elon Musk wants to achieve the next major communications leap Elon Musk has been working on a Neuralink, a human-computer brain interface company, in whatever spare moments he has between running Tesla and also running..
"23.04.2017 03:19:34" social.techcrunch.com Is a “robot tax” really an “innovation penalty”? When Bill Gates recently suggested robots should pay income tax like any other employee, I didn't immediately disagree. I applaud Gates' bold thinking to..
"23.04.2017 00:17:27" social.techcrunch.com Using wearable technology to detect conflict in couples before it occurs Several teams of researchers at USC have joined forces for a study aimed at detecting vital signs to help stem conflicts in couples before they occur. Couples.. The wearables captured body temperature, heart activity and sweat
"23.04.2017 00:00:00" Submersible drone PowerRay is an underwater drone for filmmakers or fishermen http://tcrn.ch/2po5862
"22.04.2017 21:13:21" social.techcrunch.com WTF is zero rating? Whenever you watch a video, post a picture, or send a message, those bytes are analyzed and tallied by your internet provider. But what if some of those..
"22.04.2017 19:14:42" social.techcrunch.com How to make Twitter profitable Twitter has evolved dramatically since its founding. What the founders fully envisioned we cannot know. Nonetheless, there is one thing we do know: Many.. A simple proposal
"22.04.2017 18:12:16" social.techcrunch.com StarCraft is now free, nearly 20 years after its release Have you always wanted to check out that StarCraft game you'd heard so much about, but somehow managed to go nearly 20 years without buying a copy? Good news!.. Legally free!
"22.04.2017 17:06:00" PluralSight A chat with Pluralsight founder Aaron Skonnard on the global move to sharpen tech skills through online training http://tcrn.ch/2p4RnZp
"22.04.2017 16:17:21" social.techcrunch.com PowerRay is an underwater drone for filmmakers or fishermen The creator of the PowerEgg, an ovoid flying robot, has begun accepting orders for its newest creation, a submersible camera drone for home use. Dubbed the.. Find, attract, and take videos of fish
"22.04.2017 16:05:03" social.techcrunch.com Tesla drops the price on their entry-level Model S by $7,500 The Model S still isn't “cheap,” but it's "cheaper"
"22.04.2017 15:54:56" social.techcrunch.com Machine intelligence is the future of monetization for Facebook That was effectively the only conversation missing from Facebook's F8 conference — an event that even made time for a progress update on a moonshot project.. Mining new forms of content opens up new possibilities for Facebook
"22.04.2017 15:34:04" social.techcrunch.com Everything Facebook launched at both days of F8 and why Typing with telepathy? Hearing through your skin? An augmented reality developer platform? These are just a few of the launches and demos Facebook showed off..
"22.04.2017 15:25:52" social.techcrunch.com HBO's “Silicon Valley” cast hints about upcoming season They're back! HBO's "Silicon Valley" is set to return to television, with the fourth season debuting this Sunday. We had a chance to watch the first two.. A new season of Silicon Valley airs this Sunday
"22.04.2017 13:59:02" social.techcrunch.com Announcing the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017 agenda Disrupt NY is right around the corner, and we are delighted to reveal the agenda for the conference, which returns to Manhattan. Tech luminaries, TechCrunch's.. This lineup is stacked
"22.04.2017 13:18:28" social.techcrunch.com Uber and Lyft sued for patent infringement by 'Hailo,' but not Daimler's Hailo A company called "Hailo Technologies, LLC", has sued both Uber and Lyft over alleged infringement of U.S. patent 5,973,619, which describes an "automated vehicle dispatch and payment honoring system." The patent, filed by Alexis Paredes in 1997 and Uber and Lyft sued for patent infringement by a newly formed company with a misleadingly familiar name.
"22.04.2017 10:57:57" social.techcrunch.com A Midas List VC on the problem with the Midas List Earlier this week, Forbes published its annual Midas List, which showcases who the outlet believes to be the top investors in the world. Stuart Peterson of.. Stuart Peterson says companies that can change our lives are the most important ones to invest in
"22.04.2017 07:57:57" social.techcrunch.com What's keeping cryptocurrencies from mass adoption? Speculators flocked to Bitcoin and many of the alt-coins in hopes of getting in early and making a big exit, but everyday users haven't warmed to.. A stable currency needs a stable ecosystem first
"22.04.2017 07:36:00" TechCrunch Everything Facebook launched at F8 and why http://tcrn.ch/2pIlkPy Miss F8? Here's everything Facebook announced http://tcrn.ch/2pIlkPy
"22.04.2017 07:02:35" social.techcrunch.com Analyzing the spectrum of corporate innovation from R&D to VC Over the coming decade, ongoing corporate exploration of the incubator, accelerator and venture capital models will expand the use of these additional forms..
"22.04.2017 03:45:19" social.techcrunch.com Apple testing process for autonomous safety drivers revealed in DMV documents Apple has developed a testing procedure for drivers who would act as failsafe controls during autonomous vehicle testing, documents developed by Business Insider via a public records request show. The documents detail the testing procedure that Apple has Apple testing process for autonomous safety drivers revealed in DMV documents
"22.04.2017 03:30:13" techcrunch.com Waymo accuses Uber of hiding a secret LiDAR device In preparation for a preliminary injunction hearing next month, Waymo today filed new claims in its lawsuit against Uber, alleging that its competitor..
"22.04.2017 02:16:13" social.techcrunch.com The augmented reality gold rush is afoot Who will be the Pixar of AR? Someone oughta be rounding up Hollywood special effects engineers and animated character designers to build an augmented reality.. Who will be the Pixar of AR?
"22.04.2017 01:39:56" HBO's Silicon Valley HBO's "Silicon Valley" cast hints about upcoming season http://tcrn.ch/2pNk4rm
"22.04.2017 01:02:59" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft is working on its own version of the Chromebook Windows Central has gotten its hands on an internal document highlighting the hardware performance of Windows 10 Cloud, a rumored operating system spinoff.. This one is a no-brainer for Microsoft
"22.04.2017 00:29:53" social.techcrunch.com Twitch opens up its money-making tools to tens of thousands of non-Partnered channels On the heels of yesterday's news about expanded subscription options for partners, video streaming site Twitch today announced another way for its creator.. Another way for the creator community to generate revenue
"21.04.2017 23:13:57" social.techcrunch.com The death of retail is greatly exaggerated I've been thinking a lot about retail these days and I've been connecting the dots between the seeming death of retailers like Ralph Lauren and the book.. Let the malls implode.
"21.04.2017 23:09:11" Crunch Report 4/21 Quora becomes a unicorn, Elon Musk reveals details about Neuralink and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2pN1zTW
"21.04.2017 23:02:27" social.techcrunch.com Pharrell and Incubus to show off new audio technology at Disrupt NY This is going to be a lot of fun. MIXhalo was founded by Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and the startup is set to reveal its first product at Disrupt NY.. You won't want to miss this!
"21.04.2017 21:56:01" social.techcrunch.com YouTube says it fixed the problem with Restricted Mode that was filtering LGBTQ+ content YouTube today claims to have fixed an issue with its service that was causing it to incorrectly filter content in "Restricted Mode" and hiding a large.. YouTube offers up a vision statement for how it wants Restricted Mode to operate
"21.04.2017 20:47:24" social.techcrunch.com Form an orderly queue! Google wants your blood (and other bodily fluids) Alphabet's (Google's) life sciences division Verily has launched its public pitch for a massive, multi-year health study it's leading, along with Duke.. Oh and your medical records too
"21.04.2017 20:18:02" social.techcrunch.com Netflix rival iFlix reveals its first original content series for emerging markets Fresh from raising $90 million from investors in March, Iflix, a Netflix-like service for emerging markets, has announced its first slate of original.. A comedy series that will be localized in three countries
"21.04.2017 19:38:00" TechCrunch Steve Jobs' custom Apple I and other historic machines are on display at Seattle museum http://tcrn.ch/2oivm5Q Look what's on display in Seattle http://tcrn.ch/2oivm5Q
"21.04.2017 19:32:40" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft to shut down Wunderlist in favor of its new app, To-Do Microsoft acquired the popular mobile to do list application Wunderlist back in 2015, and now it's preparing users for its eventual demise with the release of.. Say "goodbye" to Wunderlist
"21.04.2017 19:11:15" social.techcrunch.com Weekly Roundup: Facebook's F8, Confide hit with lawsuit This week saw movement in two tech lawsuits, Facebook held its annual F8 developer conference and a juice press hardware company came under fire. These are.. The biggest tech stories of the week
"21.04.2017 19:03:21" social.techcrunch.com Theranos says it has been 'mischaracterized' in allegations the company faked tests Theranos secretly bought lab equipment through a shell company, faked tests and inappropriately pumped up its financial outlook to investors, according to.. This is bad.
"21.04.2017 18:59:52" social.techcrunch.com Zuck says copying Snapchat was just step 1 of Facebook's AR platform "The first chapter that made sense was to release products that people were familiar with . . . but the unique thing that we're going to do is we're not..
"21.04.2017 18:57:31" social.techcrunch.com New partnership makes Google Play Music the default on all Samsung devices Samsung and Google today announced a new partnership that will make Google Play Music the default music player and music service including on new Samsung.. With double storage capacity
"21.04.2017 18:39:06" social.techcrunch.com Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise Quora just became the unicorn of subjective human knowledge. After eight years carefully cultivating an ntelligent question and answer community, it's just.. *Uniquorn*
"21.04.2017 18:02:55" social.techcrunch.com Uber allows more time for sexism probe, expects report by end of May Uber's management is expecting an external investigation of its workplace culture to report by the end of May. Uber's management is expecting an external investigation
"21.04.2017 16:43:56" social.techcrunch.com The augmented reality gold rush is afoot Who will be the Pixar of AR? Someone oughta be rounding up Hollywood special effects engineers and animated character designers to build an augmented reality.. The next big startup opportunity is here
"21.04.2017 16:25:58" social.techcrunch.com Equity podcast: Uber's losses, Cloudera's IPO and the biggest e-commerce acquisition ever Welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast. This episode Katie Roof, Matthew Lynley and myself were joined by Ethan Kurzweil of.. Listen to TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast here
"21.04.2017 15:36:28" TechCrunch The Samsung Galaxy S8's beautiful hardware deserves a more unified software experience http://tcrn.ch/2pvGxMu Samsung's Galaxy S8 is now on sale http://tcrn.ch/2pJSRZD
"21.04.2017 15:33:35" social.techcrunch.com Samsung's Galaxy S8 is now on sale in the U.S., Canada and Korea with more launches to come If you've been holding out patiently for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung's newest flagship devices, then your wait may soon be over after the phones.. The wait is over
"21.04.2017 12:45:10" High Resolution: From Facebook Product Designer to its Head of... Facebook's Luke Woods explains how he went from a Product Designer to Head of Design in 5 years http://wp.me/p1FaB8-6cfc
"21.04.2017 08:16:16" social.techcrunch.com Former White House economic advisor Jason Furman discusses how automation will impact jobs When it arrived in December, the White House's report, “Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy” felt like both a parting shot and warning.. “I think automation is too easy an out and lets policy makers off the hook”
"21.04.2017 07:49:20" social.techcrunch.com iRobot's CEO cofounded a non-profit that creates robots designed to vacuum up lionfish In an early demo video, the Guardian LF1 bobs around in shallow water, a strange transparent cylinder trailed by cables and sporting a pair of fans.. A robot with a mission to create positive environmental change
"21.04.2017 05:48:54" social.techcrunch.com Elon Musk's Neuralink company wants to turn cloud-based AI into an extension of our brains Elon Musk has been working on a Neuralink, a human-computer brain interface company, in whatever spare moments he has between running Tesla and also running SpaceX. Neuralink's ultimate aim may actually be the most ambitious of all three of his companies, Elon Musk has shared a lot more info about the goal of brain augmentation startup Neuralink, the third company he'll serve as CEO.
"21.04.2017 05:20:45" social.techcrunch.com Ambient noise could be your next multi-factor authentication token We're all pretty used to two-factor authentication now, and it isn't much of an inconvenience to have to type in a four-digit code when you log in from a new.. Another smart way to authenticate
"21.04.2017 04:56:29" social.techcrunch.com Coyuchi launches a subscription and recycling service for its organic home textiles An organic bed linen subscription and recycling service sounds like the ultimate hipster indulgence, but considering the massive amount of textiles that end.. Pick when you want new sheets and towels delivered
"21.04.2017 04:01:20" social.techcrunch.com Gladly, incubated at Greylock, nabs $36 million in Series C funding There's no shortage of customer service startups trying to meet the changing expectations of consumers, who want to Tweet, phone, text and use Facebook.. It has now raised $63 million altogether
"21.04.2017 03:35:43" social.techcrunch.com MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings If you live in New York, you've seen the subway ads. MakeSpace wants to free your apartment of clutter. And now the self-storage startup is getting $30.. Free your apartment of clutter
"21.04.2017 03:09:56" social.techcrunch.com DFJ Growth closes its third fund with $535 million DFJ Growth, the 11-year-old growth-stage arm of the 31-year-old Sand Hill Road firm, has closed its third vehicle with $535 million, slightly more than it was.. Slightly more than it was targeting
"21.04.2017 02:48:36" social.techcrunch.com Vacasa wants to make homeowners more cash than Airbnb With updates to its dynamic pricing system, Vacasa wants to offer smartly priced vacation rentals with an algorithm that takes everything and the kitchen sink.. A dynamic pricing formula
"21.04.2017 02:25:02" social.techcrunch.com Completed wants to take on LinkedIn with a Yelp-style rating model If Black Mirror is anything to go by, rating everyone around you isn't always a great idea, but Completed wants to make it easier to rate and rank the.. Rate and rank the business professionals around you
"21.04.2017 01:57:27" social.techcrunch.com Another smart card bites the dust, as Plastc ends operations and leaves pre-orders unfulfilled Plastc is throwing in the towel today. The smart card maker sent a message to backers (which now also graces the startup's homepage) announcing that it's.. Plastc is throwing in the towel
"21.04.2017 01:36:45" social.techcrunch.com Snap acquires the crucial geofilter patent from Mobli for a record $7.7M According to Snap's S-1 Filing for its IPO, of the $400m in revenues the company has, $360 million is made by selling “Geofilters", or photo filters based.. Snapchat has never had such a patent, until now
"21.04.2017 01:26:48" social.techcrunch.com Navy and Marine Corps outlaw nude photo sharing without consent The Marine Corps has taken another step to crack down on the nude photo sharing scandal that broke open in the Marines United Facebook Group. Following.. Another step to crack down
"21.04.2017 01:03:58" social.techcrunch.com FTC tells 'influencers' to quit trying to hide the fact that they're shilling for brands The Federal Trade Commission has put dozens of so-called influencers on notice for failing to adequately document the fact that their Instagram and such like.. No burying the disclosure
"21.04.2017 00:38:59" social.techcrunch.com Uber employees thought it'd be a good idea to paint a '#Undelete' mural Well, this is something else. A bunch of mostly male Uber employees decided to get together to spray taint (paint) a wall in San Francisco, basically begging.. Can you say tone deaf?
"21.04.2017 00:24:23" social.techcrunch.com Amazon's new Alexa developer policy now bans all ads except in music and flash briefings Amazon has quietly introduced a change to its Alexa Skills Developer agreement aimed at further restricting advertisements within Alexa's voice apps, which it.. Consumers are increasingly sensitive to unwelcome voice ads
"21.04.2017 00:01:27" social.techcrunch.com Startups downplay tobacco as they talk up cannabis Shops patronized by pot smokers have a long tradition of labeling their pipes and vaporizers “for tobacco use only.” But startups developing smoking and.. Happy 420!
"20.04.2017 23:37:26" social.techcrunch.com China summons Apple for talks following concern around live-streaming apps Apple is coming under pressure from authorities in China after internet regulators asked the company to tighten standards for iOS apps in the country. A.. Apple is coming under pressure from authorities in China
"20.04.2017 23:32:53" Crunch Report 4/20 Google Home gets an upgrade, GoPro announces Fusion camera and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2o9uogc
"20.04.2017 23:13:10" social.techcrunch.com Apple releases a bit of code to let you put Live Photos on your sites Apple's Live Photos are neat — but for the most part, they live on your phone and stay within the confines your phone's apps. Seeing them floating around the web, especially on a desktop browser, has always been something of a rarity. Tumblr kicked down Apple wants to see Live Photos go beyond the phone
"20.04.2017 22:58:11" social.techcrunch.com This phishing technique is more interesting than dangerous There's no shortage of ways adversaries will employ to get you to click through to a malicious website, some technical, some psychological. This one is.. Firefox and Chrome were the only browsers affected
"20.04.2017 22:45:41" social.techcrunch.com Confide sued over ephemerality and screenshot protection claims Confide, the encrypted chat app that's reportedly popular among Trump staffers, is facing a class action lawsuit that claims Confide misled consumers about.. The encrypted chat app popular among Trump staffers is facing a class action lawsuit
"20.04.2017 22:23:53" social.techcrunch.com YouTube jumped to the top of the App Store following news of mobile livestreaming expansions Demand for mobile live streaming on YouTube appears to be strong, given the fact that YouTube shot up to the top of the App Store - a position it hasn't held.. More people can live stream on YouTube now
"20.04.2017 22:01:47" social.techcrunch.com Juicero CEO promises refunds for any dissatisfied customers while defending the company's tech Jeff Dunn, the former Coca Cola executive who became CEO of Juicero last year, has responded to a wave of coverage suggesting that the company's juice press.. Listen, hand squeezers, Juicero has "incredible value"!
"20.04.2017 21:59:15" social.techcrunch.com Alibaba's Ant Financial takes control of HelloPay to extend its reach in Southeast Asia Another day, another deal to widen the reach of Ant Financial, the fintech-focused Alibaba affiliate. This week, Ant Financial announced that it is picking.. Another deal to widen Ant Financial's reach
"20.04.2017 21:37:59" social.techcrunch.com HTC's next phone will be squeezable https://twitter.com/htc/status/854937689354772480 HTC has confirmed rumors that its upcoming new smartphone -- the U -- will be squeezable. That doesn't.. Control settings by squeezing its sides
"20.04.2017 21:07:53" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft launches new IoT services for the enterprise Microsoft is launching IoT Central today, a new Internet of Things (IoT) service that gives enterprises a fully managed solution for setting up their IoT.. IoT as a service
"20.04.2017 20:45:29" social.techcrunch.com Shopify Pay aims to complete the picture for online checkout Shopify introduced a new product at its developer conference today, which will reduce friction during online orders and simplify checkout across any stores that run on Shopify's ecommerce platform. Shopify Pay is similar to other instant payment solutions Shopify Pay will make online shopping super easy, which is bad news if you love buying stuff online.
"20.04.2017 20:34:42" social.techcrunch.com NerdWallet just laid off over 40 people, including its VP of growth Personal finance startup NerdWallet recently let go of over 40 employees, TechCrunch has learned. As part of the changes, NerdWallet VP of Growth Henry Hsu.. Bad news for NerdWallet
"20.04.2017 20:07:25" Everything Facebook launched at F8 Everything Facebook launched at F8 and why http://tcrn.ch/2pIlkPy
"20.04.2017 20:01:36" social.techcrunch.com Amazon Lex, the technology behind Alexa, opens up to developers Amazon Lex, the technology powering Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa, has exited preview, according to a report from Reuters this morning. The system, which.. Build your own conversational app
"20.04.2017 19:36:13" social.techcrunch.com A chat with Pluralsight founder Aaron Skonnard on the global move to sharpen tech skills through online training Utah has a strong history in the tech industry - Omniture, WordPerfect and Landesk all started there; Pixar co-founder Ed Catmul and Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell both graduated from the University of Utah and several colleges and universities in the A chat with Pluralsight founder Aaron Skonnard on the global move to sharpen tech skills through online training
"20.04.2017 19:31:35" social.techcrunch.com Canada is North America's up-and-coming startup center They say that nice guys finish last -- and Canada, with its reputation for polite citizenry and its charming prime minister, is used to being overlooked... The Silicon Valley of the North?
"20.04.2017 19:26:30" social.techcrunch.com Google Home can now recognize up to six voices and give personalized responses Google Home is finally getting a feature that its users have been clamoring for since it launched last year: it can now distinguish between different voices.. Now Google Home can get to know the real you
"20.04.2017 18:56:41" social.techcrunch.com Uber will live stream its first Elevate VTOL summit April 25-27 Uber has been tinkering with the idea of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) craft for a while now, beginning with the release of a white paper late last year detailing what steps it thinks are required to help it get it get to the point where it might Uber will bring together some of the leading experts in making flying cars a reality at its Elevate Summit next week.
"20.04.2017 18:33:09" social.techcrunch.com Don't get played by this spammy app like I did At my birthday party last week, my friend Ebby walked over and asked a group of us "What's this Gather app all about?" I instantly felt a bit insecure. Of.. Beware of an app called Gather!
"20.04.2017 18:28:52" social.techcrunch.com Lyft head of engineering pens a letter to teammates asking for open communication Lyft's head of engineering Jill Wetzler has penned a heartfelt letter to her fellow teammates asking them to chat openly with her about any issues they may.. One pretty good way to head off a culture of fear and misogyny.
"20.04.2017 18:16:26" social.techcrunch.com Spotify strikes new deal with indy giant Merlin, 'competitive' with big 3 labels Spotify -- the streaming music company with 50 million paying users -- has been working on renegotiating licensing deals with labels over the last several.. A critical move to improve revenue
"20.04.2017 17:45:10" social.techcrunch.com 12 tech-inspired Mother's Day gifts We asked the office and the TechCrunch moms on staff for things they'd like for Mother's Day this year. While the unanimous answer to what they wanted was "a.. Need ideas for Mother's Day?
"20.04.2017 17:20:16" social.techcrunch.com Planet enlists machine learning experts to parse a treasure trove of Amazon basin data Planet, the satellite imaging company that operate the largest commercial Earth imaging constellation in existence, is hosting a new data science competition on the Kaggle platform, with the specific aim of developing machine learning techniques around Planet wants to foster new innovation in machine learning around Amazon basin imagery.
"20.04.2017 17:02:47" social.techcrunch.com Tesla issues a voluntary recall for some 2016 Model S and Model X vehicles Tesla is issuing a voluntary recall for Model S and Model X vehicles made between February 2016 and October 2016, for a potential manufacturing issue with the parking brake on those cars in which a brake, once engaged, might experience a fractured Tesla has issued a recall for a sizeable number of 2016 Model S and Model X cars after it found a minor problem with parking brake components.
"20.04.2017 17:02:28" social.techcrunch.com Watch Lilium's successful test flight of the world's first electric VTOL jet Lilium has successfully tested its all-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet for the first time, and you can watch the inaugural test flight above. The basic concept of a VTOL is that it has the benefits of a helicopter in terms of taking off Watch the world's first all-electric VTOL jet take its first flight.
"20.04.2017 16:48:58" social.techcrunch.com Apple vows to use only recycled materials, but Greenpeace says iPhones should also last longer Apple has set a lofty goal for itself: use only renewable materials in its products to protect the environment and avoid “blood minerals.” In its 2017.. Apple has set a lofty goal for itself
"20.04.2017 16:26:07" social.techcrunch.com Here are the startups in the Disrupt NY featured pavilions We're gearing up for a great Disrupt NY and this year we're pulling out all the stops. Like the pavilions we had in London and San Francisco last year, we are.. The best startups from 12 categories
"20.04.2017 15:57:35" social.techcrunch.com Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey donated $100,000 to Trump's inauguration Oculus Rift co-founder Palmer Luckey didn't just support Donald Trump by backing an organization called Nimble America that made anti-Hillary Clinton.. He donated under a shell company
"20.04.2017 15:55:26" social.techcrunch.com Report: Microsoft may buy cloud monitoring startup Cloudyn for $50-70M The consolidation of smaller cloud services through acquisitions by larger could platforms has been a running theme in the enterprise world for a while, and.. Microsoft may be eyeing another acquisition
"20.04.2017 15:41:00" TechCrunch Exclusive deleted scenes from HBO's Silicon Valley were just shown at Disrupt SF http://tcrn.ch/2cmik2m Here are some deleted scenes from last season to get you in the mood for season 4
"20.04.2017 15:31:29" TechCrunch's cover photo Disrupt returns to Manhattan May 15-17. Get tickets here: https://techcrunch.com/event-info/disrupt-ny-2017/
"20.04.2017 15:00:57" social.techcrunch.com Getaround raises $45M from Toyota and others to help build more partnerships Car sharing service Getaround has raised $45 million in Series C funding, led by a new investor Braemar Energy Ventures, and with participating from Toyota Motor Corp and China's SAIC Motor. The round also includes existing investors Menlo Ventures and Getaround is looking forward to an autonomous future where its tech can enable fleet sharing.
"20.04.2017 14:37:39" social.techcrunch.com Harman and Baidu team up on in-car AI for Chinese automakers At the Shanghai Auto Show on this week, global automotive supplier Harman announced a new partnership with Baidu, the leading Chinese internet services provider. The team-up brings together Samsung-owned Harman's extensive reach among automakers, and Harman and Baidu are partnering to put AI in Chinese cars.
"20.04.2017 13:02:01" social.techcrunch.com GoPro to release prosumer spherical camera in fall 2017 GoPro today announced the Fusion, a camera capable of capturing spherical video for use in VR and standard video formats through a software solution. The.. This is GoPro's next camera.
"20.04.2017 13:01:53" social.techcrunch.com Shopify's Marketing Events API shows merchants what marketing actually does Shopify is announcing a number of new APIs for developers at its annual Unite developer conference in San Francisco today, but the new Marketing Events API might be the most interesting, especially for sellers using the platform. Basically, it allows the Shopify's new platform marketing tools want to make tracking campaigns dead simple.
"20.04.2017 13:01:48" social.techcrunch.com Shopify launches a free, in-house designed chip and swipe card reader Shopify has designed its own hardware for the first time, building out a design team and coming up with a unique approach to the simple card reader, that most basic tool in the real-world merchant's arsenal. The new chip and swipe card reader makes its Shopify designed its new card reader for merchants entirely in-house.
"20.04.2017 13:01:47" social.techcrunch.com With its Unity Buy SDK, Shopify now lets mobile games sell real goods Mobile game developers tend to enjoy offering swag related to their games, especially if those amass any kind of decent-sized audience. The Unity Buy SDK from Shopify, announced at its Unite developer conference today, makes it easier to build a store for Shopify's latest developer tool lets mobile devs put swag stores inside their games.
"20.04.2017 12:05:47" social.techcrunch.com With revenue of $29.8 billion, Verizon's first quarter earnings fall short of analyst expectations Verizon just released its first quarter earnings results, with adjusted earnings per share of 95 cents on revenue of $29.8 billion. Revenue (minus.. An underwhelming quarter for our corporate masters
"20.04.2017 11:31:18" social.techcrunch.com ZappRX gets $25 million from Chinese VC's hoping to tap into the U.S. drug prescription market ZappRX, the app that aims to make it easier to manage specialty drug prescriptions, has pulled in $25 million in Series B funding led by Chinese venture outfit Qiming's U.S. healthcare fund. ZappRX gets $25 million from Chinese VC's hoping to tap into the U.S. drug prescription market
"20.04.2017 09:51:01" social.techcrunch.com Orange is launching a bank because reasons French telecom company Orange is launching a bank this Summer in France. Orange CEO Stéphane Richard listed some of the features behind Orange Bank this morning at a press conference. And let's just say that it doesn't sound as groundbreaking as the Watch out N26…
"20.04.2017 09:01:07" social.techcrunch.com AeroMobil starts taking pre-orders for its 'first edition' flying car Flying car company AeroMobil revealed its new model today, and is set to start taking pre-orders for the limited first edition run of the hybrid vehicle. The company had promised to offer a commercially-available flying car in 2017, and this somewhat Pre-orders are launching for a flying car – but it's probably not for you.
"20.04.2017 07:28:30" social.techcrunch.com Nature Conservancy gives forest management a digital makeover Keeping a forest healthy often means deciding what to do tree by tree and acre by acre. That's easy enough with a square mile of it, but what about a.. Tech among the trees
"20.04.2017 02:58:23" social.techcrunch.com Toyota Mirai's fuel cell system scales up for semi trucks The Toyota Mirai fuel-cell electric vehicle is so far a niche vehicle, but that hasn't stopped Toyota from dreaming big -- really big. Project Portal is a.. Toyota dreams big
"20.04.2017 02:31:17" social.techcrunch.com HP's new x360 laptops miss the point of 4K on the Spectre but get security right with the EliteBook The Spectre 13 x360 I strangely loved from late last year is back with a 4K screen and pen support for the Windows Creators update that went global this.. The difference between the EliteBook and the Spectre is most notably: security
"20.04.2017 01:50:46" social.techcrunch.com Mirantis launches its new OpenStack and Kubernetes cloud platform Mirantis, one of the earliest players in the OpenStack ecosystem, today announced that it will end-of-life Mirantis OpenStack support in September 2019. The.. One of the earliest players in the OpenStack ecosystem
"20.04.2017 01:27:58" social.techcrunch.com In 2017, only 17% of startups have a female founder The percentage of startups that have at least one female founder was flat in the first quarter of 2017. For those who are keeping track, that's nearly five.. Five years, no percentage growth
"20.04.2017 01:01:46" social.techcrunch.com Facebook plans ethics board to monitor its brain-computer interface work Facebook will assemble an independent Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) panel to oversee its development of a direct brain-to-computer typing.. The “move fast and break things” philosophy is a lot more frightening when it's building brain scanners
"20.04.2017 00:39:14" social.techcrunch.com Nauta Capital closes out $170M third fund Early stage VC firm Nauta Capital, which has offices in London, UK, Barcelona, Spain and Boston in the US, has closed out a 2016 fund raising -- capping it.. The firm has already closed eight investments with this fund
"20.04.2017 00:08:29" social.techcrunch.com Google said to be planning a built-in ad-blocker for Chrome Google is planning to add an ad blocker to Chrome, its web browser, and to possibly turn it on by default for all users. That seems counterintuitive, for a company that makes the majority of its revenue (read: all the monies) from advertising, but it Google might build its own ad blocker right into Chrome – and turn it on by default.
"19.04.2017 23:38:52" social.techcrunch.com Talking fiber, drones and open-source hardware with Facebook's Yael Maguire Facebook has been putting lots of resources into improving internet connectivity in rural areas. That may seem like a distraction for the social networking.. Facebook is pouring tons of resources in here
"19.04.2017 23:33:27" social.techcrunch.com General Keith Alexander is coming to Disrupt NY As the longest-serving director of the National Security Agency, Gen. Keith Alexander certainly knows a thing or two about cybersecurity and the threats.. He knows a thing or two about cybersecurity
"19.04.2017 23:29:30" Crunch Report 4/19 Juicero running dry, Facebook expands 360 video and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2pDRmsS
"19.04.2017 23:20:29" social.techcrunch.com Texas gets closer to allowing self-driving vehicle testing on public roads A new state might join the ranks of those who allow testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads: A bill just passed the Texas Senate Transportation Committee that spells out a path towards statutes allowing use of highly automated vehicles on public Texas moves to enact a bill that would allow road tests of self-driving cars.
"19.04.2017 22:46:14" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft wants to bring data and machine intelligence closer together For Microsoft, the last year or so has been all about infusing its various products with "intelligence." Those smarts may come in the form of advanced.. "Intelligence" has been the word for Microsoft
"19.04.2017 22:18:08" social.techcrunch.com Ada is an AI-powered doctor app and telemedicine service Ada, a London and Berlin-based health tech startup, sees its official U.K. push today, and in doing so joins a number of other European startups attempting to.. A new health tech app
"19.04.2017 21:55:54" social.techcrunch.com No, the 5th Ave Apple Store's glass cube isn't going anywhere (permanently) Apple's construction contractors may indeed have to remove the glass cube that sits over the entrance to the sunken 5th Ave location — but only because it's.. Don't count the cube out for good
"19.04.2017 21:55:38" social.techcrunch.com 162 tech companies file brief against the latest immigration executive order Silicon Valley and the tech community at large has been a staunch opponent of Trump's immigration policies, from the "Muslim Ban" executive orders to H-1B.. Tech companies take a stand once again
"19.04.2017 21:49:10" social.techcrunch.com IBM shares dropped like a rock today How do you solve a problem like IBM? Yesterday evening the company reported its 20th straight consecutive quarter of year-on-year losses. The company's.. 20th straight consecutive quarter of year-on-year losses
"19.04.2017 21:40:39" social.techcrunch.com Everything Facebook launched at both days of F8 and why Typing with telepathy? Hearing through your skin? An augmented reality developer platform? These are just a few of the launches and demos Facebook showed off.. Brain-to-computer interfaces and 3D cameras were the highlights from F8 day 2
"19.04.2017 21:37:35" Facebook's AR creation tool Hands-on with Facebook's augmented reality creation tool http://tcrn.ch/2ooo5l7
"19.04.2017 21:25:35" social.techcrunch.com Twitch expands subscriptions with new $9.99 & $24.99 tiers for serious fans Confirming an earlier leak, the Amazon-owned live streaming service Twitch is today announcing an expanded lineup of subscription offerings, which introduces.. Confirmed
"19.04.2017 21:04:07" social.techcrunch.com Tesla settles lawsuit against former Autopilot lead's self-driving startup Aurora Tesla has settled a lawsuit it filed against Sterling Anderson, a former employee and past director of Autopilot. Anderson was a key leader of Tesla's semi-automated highway driving features, prior to leaving gate company to found his own self-driving Tesla has settled a pending lawsuit against Sterling Anderson, Chris Urmson and their self-driving startup Aurora.
"19.04.2017 20:59:18" social.techcrunch.com Nokia delivers big update to its OZO VR creative products Nokia may not be a company that you've thought about much since the company sold its handset division to Microsoft in 2014, but since then, the company has.. A more polished, less hacked-together solution
"19.04.2017 20:37:25" social.techcrunch.com That fancy smart gadget you plugged into your car could allow hackers to turn off the engine More and more devices, from smart dash cams to head-up displays to Bluetooth-enabled diagnostics dongles, are looking to tap your car's built-in diagnostic (or OBD-II) port for power and data. The problem: this port... really wasn't built to be used like Don't panic, but be aware.
"19.04.2017 20:29:38" tcrn.ch EBay unveils first quarter earnings results EBay reported first quarter results after the bell on Wednesday. The company posted an adjusted 49 cents per share, when Wall Street was forecasting 48 cents. EBay reported revenue of $2.2 billion, when analysts were expecting roughly the same at $2.21 EBay unveils first quarter earnings results
"19.04.2017 20:09:22" social.techcrunch.com Hulu's live TV service to launch by mid-May, sources say Hulu has publicly said that its new live TV streaming service will launch sometime this spring, but the company is now telling staff internally that the.. A rolling target
"19.04.2017 19:51:31" Facebook brain-computer interface We know what's going on in Facebook's Building 8 http://tcrn.ch/2pD0BfY
"19.04.2017 19:45:45" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft to shut down Wunderlist in favor of its new app, To-Do Microsoft acquired the popular mobile to do list application Wunderlist back in 2015, and now it's preparing users for its eventual demise with the release of.. The new app was built by the team behind Wunderlist
"19.04.2017 19:23:25" social.techcrunch.com A Slack integration is Magic's next act Remember the text message-based service on-demand company, Magic Assistant? In a whirlwind two months after the service's launch on Product Hunt, Magic went.. The startup that once claimed it could deliver anything is back
"19.04.2017 19:01:47" social.techcrunch.com Kip is using data to make therapy better for both patients and therapists Kip connects patients with qualified therapists, and helping them track outcomes over time. By combining in-person therapy with a mobile app that allows.. Kip connects patients with therapists and uses data to provide better outcomes
"19.04.2017 18:41:19" social.techcrunch.com Planned Parenthood enrolls in 500 startups' seed program Planned Parenthood has been threatened repeatedly with defunding in several states since Trump became our 45th president. But has also, as a consequence, received a serious spike in donations (40 times its normal rate, according to the Guardian). The YC did something similar earlier this year with the ACLU.
"19.04.2017 18:33:35" social.techcrunch.com Facebook wants to build an AR device that lets you type with your brain Facebook's augmented reality future may be taking the form of selfie filters today, but in the future the company wants to let you interact with the world only by using your brain.Regina Dugan, who leads Facebook's Building 8 group, gave a remarkable Facebrain
"19.04.2017 18:25:06" social.techcrunch.com Sony debuts the new Alpha 9 mirrorless camera with 20fps continuous shooting Minutes ago, Sony announced the new Alpha 9 flagship with and a new G Master telephoto lens. The Alpha 9's cherry on top is a new digital 35mm full-frame.. The all in one dream camera
"19.04.2017 18:16:01" Facebook's x6 and x24 Facebook will license its new 360 cameras that capture in six degrees of freedom http://tcrn.ch/2pSgqMi
"19.04.2017 18:04:03" social.techcrunch.com Facebook is building a brain-computer interface Today Facebook will reveal its progress on creating brain-computer interface that could let people control augmented reality and virtual reality expereinces.. BREAKING...into your head
"19.04.2017 18:02:59" social.techcrunch.com Facebook is improving the 360 video experience by predicting where you will look From the stage of F8, Joaquin Quinonero, Facebook's Director of Applied Machine Learning, described a new technique the company is using to improve the..
"19.04.2017 17:28:48" social.techcrunch.com Facebook will license its new 360 cameras that capture in six degrees of freedom On day two of Facebook's F8 conference, Mike Schroepfer, Facebook's CTO showed off designs for two new 360 cameras that the company is going to help push.. Your move, Snapchat
"19.04.2017 17:20:04" social.techcrunch.com Facebook's millimeter-wave radio tech hits new bandwidth records It's no secret that Facebook is highly interested in bringing Internet connectivity to more people -- even in very remote areas where.. Facebook wants to bring Internet connectivity to more people
"19.04.2017 17:01:45" social.techcrunch.com Cruise's latest autonomous drive video shows a self-driving night ride Cruise has a new release in its video series of drives completed by its autonomous test vehicles in San Francisco. If you've lived in the city, you've likely seen one of these by now – the white Chevrolet Bolt EVs stand out, especially with their Watch Cruise's self-driving Bolt EV brake for a raccoon during a nighttime drive.
"19.04.2017 16:58:13" social.techcrunch.com Snap's anti-developer attitude is an augmented liability Facebook just invited outside developers to help it build an augmented reality content platform. Snapchat banned outside developers in 2015 and has never had.. Snap will have to pray its CEO strikes gold again
"19.04.2017 16:27:34" social.techcrunch.com Media company Axel Springer takes a stake in Uber Uber has a new shareholder that's very different from its usual institutional backers: Axel Springer, the German media company that owns Business Insider, and Germany's largest newspaper Bild, among other publications. Neither Uber nor the media giant are Publisher Axel Springer has invested in Uber, just as it did previously with Airbnb.
"19.04.2017 16:24:38" social.techcrunch.com Juicero users find that man trumps machine FADE IN: EXT. BOHEMIAN GROVE - NIGHT Two VCs are wearing feathered headdresses and leather breeches. One, Anton, is drinking Soylent 3.0 from a bag, the.. But, but, smart people invested!
"19.04.2017 15:59:05" social.techcrunch.com Instagram on Android gets offline mode 80% of Instagram's users 600 million users are outside the US, so it needed a way to provide a better experience for users with limited network connectivity.. A better experience for users with limited connectivity
"19.04.2017 15:46:40" social.techcrunch.com PetSmart buys Chewy for $3.35 billion in the biggest e-commerce sale ever If you haven't heard of Chewy, you aren't alone. But PetSmart, the retail giant with more than 1,500 stores across the U.S., has clearly been tracking the.. More than what Walmart paid for Jet.com
"19.04.2017 15:33:13" social.techcrunch.com Spotify's half-priced student pricing expands worldwide Hot on the heels of Pandora's public launch of its on-demand streaming service, Pandora Premium, rival Spotify is looking to make its service more appealing.. Spotify wants to appeal to younger users
"19.04.2017 15:12:03" social.techcrunch.com Announcing the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017 agenda Disrupt NY is right around the corner, and we are delighted to reveal the agenda for the conference, which returns to Manhattan. Tech luminaries, TechCrunch's.. The lineup is stacked
"19.04.2017 14:36:57" social.techcrunch.com The next iPhone could feature a Touch ID sensor on the rear Reliable iPhone leaker Sonny Dickson just shared new design schematics for the upcoming iPhone. The most interesting thing is that the leak clearly shows a spot on the rear of the device for the Touch ID sensor. Rumor has it that Apple is going to release This could be the iPhone 8
"19.04.2017 14:22:04" social.techcrunch.com Xiaomi's Mi 6 puts iPhone 7 camera tech into a $360 phone Xiaomi unveiled its newest flagship smartphone -- the Mi 6 -- today at an event in Beijing, having skipped Mobile World Congress, the telecom industry's.. Headphone jack not included
"19.04.2017 14:17:35" TechCrunch Everything Facebook launched at F8 and why http://tcrn.ch/2olNoEe Miss day 1 of F8? Catch up with our quick recap http://tcrn.ch/2oqBTuH
"19.04.2017 14:01:53" social.techcrunch.com Docker brings containerization to legacy apps At the DockerCon conference today in Austin, Docker announced a new service called the Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) Program that enables customers.. And guarantees outcome
"19.04.2017 13:38:45" social.techcrunch.com N26 launches business bank accounts for freelancers If you're a freelancer or self-employed person, you can now open a dedicated business account with N26 in just a few minutes. These business accounts are pretty similar to the consumer accounts with one additional feature — you get 0.1 percent cashback on It's just like a regular N26 account
"19.04.2017 13:05:00" social.techcrunch.com Everything Facebook launched at F8 and why An augmented reality developer platform, group chat bots, and a virtual reality version of Facebook itself were just a few of the launches at the social.. All the big Facebook news in one post
"19.04.2017 12:36:28" social.techcrunch.com Optimizely acquires Experiment Engine to offer more collaboration tools for big companies While Optimizely has bought other startups before, co-founder and CEO Dan Siroker said today is the first time it's acquiring a startup built on.. Optimizely's CEO says there's "this thirst" for enterprise tools
"19.04.2017 09:46:22" social.techcrunch.com In the smart city race, we're betting on transit After years of talk about smart cities, people are wondering when will we see them really begin to take shape. What will they look like? How will we interact.. If you a want path toward accelerating innovation at city scale, transit is the place to do it
"19.04.2017 08:26:07" social.techcrunch.com Master & Dynamic's MA770 is a speaker molded out of concrete with Chromecast support Master & Dynamic has been making high-end headphones for a while; some of them are okay, others are great. But this is the first time they've entered.. Got $1,800 to spare?
"19.04.2017 07:01:00" TechCrunch Facebook launched an augmented reality platform http://tcrn.ch/2px25YV Facebook is enlisting AR developer talent to take out Snapchat
"19.04.2017 05:34:47" social.techcrunch.com CLEAR raises $15 million to expand biometric security CLEAR, the biometric security firm popular in U.S. airports and stadiums, has raised $15 million from T. Rowe Price to expand their footprint. The company,.. The company is already partially owned by Delta
"19.04.2017 05:22:00" techcrunch.com A low-flying pet supplies company just sold to PetSmart in the biggest e-commerce sale ever If you haven't heard of Chewy, you aren't alone. But PetSmart, the pet supplies giant with more than 1,500 stores across the U.S., has clearly been tracking..
"19.04.2017 04:32:27" Crunch Report 4/18 Facebook launches Camera Effects, unveils Spaces at #F82017 and more on Crunch Report
"19.04.2017 04:21:32" social.techcrunch.com Spotify's artist dashboard exits beta, offering streaming insights, profile management & more In the battle to lure artists to its platform, Spotify has used exclusives, free advertising, the promise of more listeners, and open access to data artists.. Spotify is taking the beta label off
"19.04.2017 03:50:39" Everything you need to know from F8 Everything Facebook launched at F8 and why http://tcrn.ch/2olNoEe
"19.04.2017 03:02:44" social.techcrunch.com HTC has a strange little bundle deal going for its pricey Vive VR headset Virtual reality really isn't good enough yet to justify going broke for. Though VR headset prices are steadily coming down, the fact is it's still not all.. VR isn't good enough yet to justify going broke for
"19.04.2017 02:27:58" social.techcrunch.com Streamers flock to YouTube Live, but the money (and crowd) is still at Twitch YouTube Live is making impressive strides in catching up to incumbent Twitch, but it has a long way to go yet. On the bright side, it doesn't look like.. YouTube Live has a long way to go
"19.04.2017 01:59:00" social.techcrunch.com Just three years old, Oak HC/FT closes its second fund with $600 million At three years old, Oak HC/FT is a young firm. But its investors clearly have faith in the outfit. It closed its debut fund with $500 million in late 2014;.. Investors clearly have faith in this young outlet
"19.04.2017 01:24:03" social.techcrunch.com Facebook open sources Caffe2, its flexible deep learning framework of choice Today Facebook open sourced Caffe2. The deep learning framework follows in the steps of the original Caffe, a project started at the University of California,.. Facebook is pouring a lot of resources into both Caffe2 and PyTorch
"19.04.2017 00:48:43" social.techcrunch.com Troubled travel startup Zozi gets acquired by Peek Zozi, the drama-filled travel industry startup whose former CEO recently sued its board, has been acquired by Peek, a rival in the tours and activities.. A rival is picking up the pieces
"19.04.2017 00:28:17" social.techcrunch.com Students: Get your cheap Disrupt NY tickets now Are you a student on a limited budget but still want to check out the best startup show in the Big Apple? We've got you covered. For a limited time, current.. Deeply discounted prices for students
"19.04.2017 00:23:58" social.techcrunch.com Everything Facebook launched at F8 and why An augmented reality developer platform, group chat bots, and a virtual reality version of Facebook itself were just a few of the launches at the social.. Get up to speed about Facebook's big conference today
"19.04.2017 00:04:02" social.techcrunch.com Spotify is launching a Messenger bot for sharing song clips with friends Spotify will be launching a bot for Facebook Messenger users that lets friends discover and share music directly in their chats. The bot, which takes.. Share music directly within chats
"18.04.2017 23:42:54" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft acquires Intentional Software and brings old friend back into fold Microsoft announced today that it was acquiring Bellevue-based Intentional Software for an undisclosed amount of money. With the purchase, Charles Simonyi,.. Microsoft buys up another company
"18.04.2017 23:21:39" social.techcrunch.com MLB players are launching a new social network just for their fans It's no secret that celebrities and athletes use social networks like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to interact with their fans. But with all the noise on.. A custom social network just for players and their fans
"18.04.2017 22:51:16" social.techcrunch.com Oracle acquires ad measurement company Moat Oracle just announced that it has acquired ad measurement company Moat. Founded in 2010, Moat helps advertisers and publishers measure whether people see.. Oracle keeps expanding its online ad business
"18.04.2017 22:47:15" social.techcrunch.com Announcing the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017 agenda Disrupt NY is right around the corner, and we are delighted to reveal the agenda for the conference, which returns to Manhattan. Tech luminaries, TechCrunch's.. Derek Jeter, Pharrell Williams and many others will take the stage
"18.04.2017 22:25:28" social.techcrunch.com StarCraft is now free, nearly 20 years after its release Have you always wanted to check out that StarCraft game you'd heard so much about, but somehow managed to go nearly twenty years without buying a copy? Good.. 1998 is calling
"18.04.2017 21:46:27" social.techcrunch.com A disappointing debut for Samsung's smart assistant, Bixby Last week Samsung announced that the Galaxy S8 would ship without Bixby Voice control. It seems unlikely that little bombshell will dissuade anyone from.. Will Bixby be the unifying force Samsung promised?
"18.04.2017 21:22:41" social.techcrunch.com Apple makes iWork, iMovie & GarageBand apps free to all Mac & iOS users Apple quietly rolled out updated versions of its iWork, iMovie and GarageBand apps on Mac and iOS today, making them free for all customers on both platforms... Free for all
"18.04.2017 20:38:35" social.techcrunch.com The Samsung Galaxy S8's beautiful hardware deserves a more unified software experience The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a strange beast. All at once it seems like both the culmination of several generations' worth of solid smartphone evolution, while.. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a strange beast
"18.04.2017 20:09:32" social.techcrunch.com The NES Classic is discontinued planet-wide Well, it was fun while it lasted. The NES Classic Edition (it went by several names, but you know what I mean) was the must-have item of the holidays and.. Game over
"18.04.2017 19:58:36" Messenger Platform updates Facebook updates Messenger with support for QR codes, food delivery through M and more http://tcrn.ch/2pPqLZx
"18.04.2017 19:57:20" social.techcrunch.com Volkswagen's I.D. CROZZ electric concept aims for 2020 production window Electric production vehicles may be relatively rare, but electric concepts abound, and most of them are targeting 2020 for a rough production date, as is the Volkswagen I.D. CROZZ, an all-electric design whose name I hope dies in a horrible fire between Volkswagen's I.D. CROZZ electric concept is a "smartphone on wheels."
"18.04.2017 19:46:52" social.techcrunch.com Facebook expands its open-source portfolio with new UI framework for Android At its F8 developer conference, Facebook today announced that it is open-sourcing Litho, a declarative framework for building efficient user interfaces on.. Facebook is open-sourcing Litho
"18.04.2017 19:41:40" Facebook Spaces Facebook launches beta of Spaces, its goofy and fun social VR platform http://tcrn.ch/2pyKGwc
"18.04.2017 19:35:53" Facebook AR Facebook launched an augmented reality platform http://tcrn.ch/2px25YV
"18.04.2017 19:30:08" Facebook Bot Platform Updates Facebook Messenger launches group bots and bot discovery tab http://tcrn.ch/2oSFUvM
"18.04.2017 19:17:33" social.techcrunch.com Audi's latest concept is a new all-electric Tesla Model X competitor Audi's newest electric vehicle is a crossover SUV with a 4.5-second 0-60mph time, and an impressive range of around 300 miles when its 95kWh battery is topped up. The Audi e-tron Sportback is set for production starting in 2019, and it's part of Audi's This all-electric Audi SUV is aiming to enter production in 2019.
"18.04.2017 18:51:41" social.techcrunch.com Mark Zuckerberg speaks out about Cleveland shooting At the F8 conference today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed this weekend's shooting in Cleveland, which the suspected shooter filmed and posted on.. Critics accuse Facebook of not doing enough to censor violent content
"18.04.2017 18:27:23" Timeline Photos Zuckerberg on the recent death that was recorded and uploaded to Facebook at #F82017
"18.04.2017 18:26:32" social.techcrunch.com Workplace by Facebook continues to mature At the F8 conference today, Facebook announced a bunch of updates to its Workplace by Facebook team communications tool including a slew of new partnerships.. Bringing in more integration
"18.04.2017 18:24:53" social.techcrunch.com Facebook updates Messenger with support for QR codes, food delivery through M and more Facebook is launching a couple of new features for its Messenger platform today. Among those is an update to its M virtual assistant, which can now help you.. Facebook updates the M virtual assistant
"18.04.2017 18:24:16" social.techcrunch.com Facebook analytics gets smarter with Automated Insights and Custom Dashboards Facebook's VP of Partnerships, Ime Archibing, announced updates to Facebook Analytics as well as Facebook Login and Account Kit during his F8 keynote.. Updates to analytics
"18.04.2017 18:23:03" social.techcrunch.com Facebook Messenger launches group bots and bot discovery tab Facebook today launched two powerful ways for people to find Messenger bots to use, addressing the discovery problem that's plagued bot the platform's 100,000.. Facebook addresses the Messenger discovery problem
"18.04.2017 18:02:08" social.techcrunch.com Udacity is going to help Facebook teach engineers within its Developer Circles Facebook's been steadily growing its Developer Circles initiative in recent months and today the company provided an update on growth and announced a new.. Facebook's been steadily growing its Developer Circles initiative
"18.04.2017 17:58:52" social.techcrunch.com Facebook expands delegated account recovery in a play for the next billion users Facebook is expanding a new account recovery tool it debuted in January that allows other sites such as GitHub to establish encrypted account recovery.. Facebook is expanding a new account recovery tool it debuted in January
"18.04.2017 17:51:28" social.techcrunch.com Google Maps for iOS now lets you retrace your steps with Timeline Google hasn't had a terrific record with building social networks, but its Timeline feature for Google Maps is actually surprisingly similar to a primary facet of most social products, and it's a very interesting addition to an app that has largely been iOS users can finally see exactly how much Google Maps knows about where you've been, and what you've done. Yes, THAT thing you did.
"18.04.2017 17:48:58" social.techcrunch.com Facebook launches beta of Spaces, its goofy and fun social VR platform More than three years after its acquisition of Oculus, Facebook is a product even more deeply intertwined with people's online identities. Today, Facebook.. Facebook wants to bring you deeper into social VR
"18.04.2017 17:34:17" social.techcrunch.com Zuck says copying Snapchat was just step 1 of Facebook's AR platform "I guess I'm not that worried about that" Mark Zuckerberg said in response to criticism about Facebook copying Snapchat. He defended the "misunderstood".. "I guess I'm not that worried" -Mark Zuckerberg
"18.04.2017 17:25:45" social.techcrunch.com Facebook launches augmented reality Camera Effects developer platform Facebook will rely on an army of outside developers to contribute augmented reality image filters and interactive experiences to its new Camera Effects..
"18.04.2017 17:25:25" social.techcrunch.com Watch the Facebook F8 conference keynote livestream here Today at 10am Pacific, Facebook is set to reveal a Camera Effects Platform, offline Instagram features, and group chat bots at its F8 conference. You can.. Facebook's conference is underway
"18.04.2017 17:06:43" social.techcrunch.com Theranos starts to agree to things Theranos has been agreeing to a lot of things to keep it afloat lately. Today, the company once known for its one-drop blood testing tech has agreed to pay out $4.65 million in refunds to Arizonans who purchased blood tests between 2013 and 2016. The But is that enough to save it?
"18.04.2017 16:45:28" social.techcrunch.com Tumblr launches Cabana, a new app for watching videos with friends Tumblr today is launching a new app, called Cabana, which allows a group of friends to video chat and watch videos together, in real time. The app is being.. Group video viewing is getting big
"18.04.2017 16:08:12" Samsung Galaxy S8 review The Samsung Galaxy S8's beautiful hardware deserves a more unified software experience http://tcrn.ch/2pvGxMu
"18.04.2017 16:03:02" social.techcrunch.com Announcing the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017 agenda Disrupt NY is right around the corner, and we are delighted to reveal the agenda for the conference, which returns to Manhattan. Tech luminaries, TechCrunch's.. Derek Jeter, Pharrell Williams and many more speakers will take the stage
"18.04.2017 16:02:20" social.techcrunch.com SeatGeek raises $57M to acquire ticketing software company TopTix SeatGeek is announcing a deal to acquire TopTix for $56 million. While SeatGeek has made acquisitions before, this is its biggest, and the company funded the.. It's the biggest acquisition in SeatGeek's history
"18.04.2017 16:02:04" social.techcrunch.com Better wants to deal with your out-of-network medical bills so you don't have to We need to have a conversation about medical insurance claims because the system is ridiculous. You are told you need something, not knowing the cost and then, after getting the thing, you must wait months down the road for the final bill to appear when The paperwork alone is such a pain.
"18.04.2017 15:37:36" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft acquires Intentional Software and brings old friend back into fold Microsoft announced today that it was acquiring Bellevue-based Intentional Software for an undisclosed amount of money. With the purchase, Charles Simonyi,.. Excel creator returns.
"18.04.2017 15:24:48" social.techcrunch.com Pandora Premium opens to all, invites no longer needed Pandora Premium, the company's paid, on-demand service and rival to Spotify, is today available to all users. The service was technically launched in March,.. Pandora's own spin on on-demand music
"18.04.2017 15:01:59" social.techcrunch.com Uber business tool lets you order multiple cars from central app Uber finalized a new tool in its business arsenal today called Uber Central that enables business users to order multiple Ubers on behalf of customers or.. Solves pain point for business users
"18.04.2017 14:52:11" social.techcrunch.com Steve Ballmer's new project sheds light on U.S. government spending Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has a new project, and it may just surprise you. Ballmer is these days mostly known for owning the Los Angeles Clippers.. Ballmer has spent over $10M on this three-year-old project
"18.04.2017 14:21:39" social.techcrunch.com Videos are getting a bigger role on Flipboard Flipboard is following the launch of its "smart magazines" by boosting the role of videos. It's not that videos were totally absent from the news app before.. You're going to be seeing more videos in Flipboard
"18.04.2017 14:18:20" TechCrunch's cover photo
"18.04.2017 13:01:37" social.techcrunch.com Snapchat introduces World Lenses for applying filters to just about anything Snapchat is adding a new way to use its app that brings its popular filters beyond faces. The new 'World Lenses' add augmented reality elements to any scene you can capture with your camera, placing 3D objects you can actually walk around with your Snapchat's World Filters let you add 3D graphics to the world around you in Snaps.
"18.04.2017 13:01:29" social.techcrunch.com UberEATS gets custom suggestions, food filters, and specific drop-off instructions Uber's adding a number of product updates to its UberEATS restaurant delivery product, some of which you may already have seen since they've been testing in various markets ahead of this broad launch. The updates include convenience features aimed at UberEATS adds product updates and touts strong growth.
"18.04.2017 12:23:40" social.techcrunch.com Bon Appétit unveils its first cover shot on an iPhone We know smartphone cameras have become good enough for casual photographers, but what about the pros? Well, magazines like Billboard and Condé Nast.. It's a good-looking cover, too
"18.04.2017 10:09:46" social.techcrunch.com Erdogan's victory means uncertain times for Turkey's startups In 2008 I had the privilege to travel to Istanbul to check out the tech scene. I'd arranged a tech startups meet-up with Arda Kutsal, a local blogger.. What will venture capital do and will the talent stay?
"18.04.2017 08:52:17" social.techcrunch.com Pittsburgh's Kerf Cases enrobes your phone in fine wood One iPhone case is much like the other unless it's made of figured walnut wood from a retired woodworker in California and feels like the surface of a.. These are some really good-looking phone cases
"18.04.2017 08:30:32" social.techcrunch.com Breaking records, enterprise fundings are up nearly 80% in Q1 2017 After a lackluster year for enterprise technology venture capital investments, 2017 kicked off with a record breaking quarter for enterprise technology.. 2017 kicked off with a record breaking quarter for enterprise tech startups
"18.04.2017 07:24:49" social.techcrunch.com PicoBrew blindsides Kickstarter backers with surprise stretch goal PicoBrew has been making beer brewing easy for a while. The company's current Kickstarter campaign has been running for a couple of weeks. Today, the company.. Available now to Kickstarter backers for $170
"18.04.2017 07:03:59" social.techcrunch.com Accelerating the future of space technology At this moment there are over 500,000 pieces of space debris hurtling around the Earth. Traveling at speeds of up to 40,000 kilometers per hour, a satellite.. How one company is able to meet the needs of the burgeoning small satellite industry
"18.04.2017 05:07:22" social.techcrunch.com The Mercury Effect Facebook hosted a murder. But for all the talk about content moderation, machine learning, flag-monitoring algorithms, the problem isn't the platform, and it.. We're only human, and the internet reflects that. What's to fix?
"18.04.2017 03:39:34" social.techcrunch.com CBS's streaming service CBS All Access gains movies CBS has quietly expanded the scope of its streaming and on-demand TV service, its own competitor of sorts to Hulu, to now include movies. The lineup at launch.. CBS has quietly expanded the scope of its streaming service
"18.04.2017 02:26:12" social.techcrunch.com Uber's VP of global vehicle programs is out Uber has lost yet another executive to continue the exodus of departures at the transportation company, Automotive News reports. This time, it's Uber VP of.. Over the past few months, 6 execs have left Uber
"18.04.2017 01:58:48" social.techcrunch.com Steve Jobs' custom Apple I and other historic machines are on display at Seattle museum Long ago, Apple was a handful of people working in an industry that was only just beginning to take the idea of personal computing seriously. In the earliest.. Few of these were sold, and fewer still survive
"18.04.2017 01:30:56" social.techcrunch.com TechCrunch's first-quarter tech earnings season prop bets Here at TechCrunch, we tend to pay close attention to the earnings reports of the big companies. And for good reason! It gives us some insight into major.. Some of the fun, stupid and interesting things that might happen this earnings season
"18.04.2017 00:53:13" social.techcrunch.com Facebook's F8 developers conference will be more diverse than last year Ahead of Facebook's annual developers conference, F8, Facebook shared the demographic makeup of this year's expected attendees exclusively with TechCrunch... Facebook has donated $250,000 of F8 proceeds to fund a scholarship
"17.04.2017 23:33:13" social.techcrunch.com Facebook release timeline of Cleveland shooting videos Facebook is facing backlash after a Cleveland man uploaded a video of himself shooting someone to the social network, and followed it with a Live video.. Questions have been raised about how Facebook moderates violent content
"17.04.2017 23:28:26" Crunch Report 4/17 Uber may be required to add tipping, Google reaches antitrust settlement and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2pLdu3P
"17.04.2017 22:05:22" tcrn.ch 10 years of hope and hard lessons on the Facebook Platform One of the biggest tech concepts we take for granted today was essentially unheard of before Facebook launched its Platform ten years ago. While there were.. The bizarre love triangle between Facebook, users, and developers
"17.04.2017 21:48:52" social.techcrunch.com Developer tools startup Wrecker has been acquired by Oracle Back in 2012 Wercker, a Dutch startup which helps developers test and deploy code at a rapid pace, appeared. It fitted into the space of emerging new.. The Dutch startup raised $7.5 million
"17.04.2017 21:39:10" social.techcrunch.com FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is coming to Disrupt NY The last few years have seen the FCC move to the foreground of the tech world with some far-reaching decisions that were aimed at protecting the open internet.. She will talk about net neutrality
"17.04.2017 21:15:57" social.techcrunch.com Cloudera expects market cap to be less than half private valuation Cloudera, the enterprise big data company that's received significant backing from Intel, has released the expected price range for its IPO. The company.. The company says it plans to price its shares between $12 and $14
"17.04.2017 21:01:38" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft launches updates to PowerApps and Flow Microsoft's business-centric IFTTT competitor Flow and its 'low-code' PowerApps platform are both getting major updates today. While these are obviously.. Build your own desktop and mobile apps from scratch
"17.04.2017 20:32:22" social.techcrunch.com Netflix misses its growth targets but expects more than 100M subscribers next quarter Netflix whiffed today in its first-quarter earnings when it came to subscriber growth, missing the expectations it set at the beginning of the year for the.. Netflix reports earnings
"17.04.2017 20:04:25" social.techcrunch.com You can now live stream to YouTube from your phone if you have at least 1,000 subscribers Back in February, YouTube gave people the ability to live stream directly to their channel from their phones... with one catch: it was only open to folks with 10,000 subscribers or more. If you've been dying to hop on the live streaming train but haven't It's not open to everyone yet, but that makes sense.
"17.04.2017 19:33:57" social.techcrunch.com PSA: Going to a music festival? Keep your phone close There are rules that every seasoned concert-goer knows: Drink lots of water. If you see someone who looks like they're about to faint after a day of being blasted by the sun, shout. Don't be a jerk. Seems it's time to add another to the list: watch your One guy just got caught with hundreds of phones
"17.04.2017 18:56:52" TechCrunch's cover photo
"17.04.2017 18:38:41" social.techcrunch.com Bustle acquires Elite Daily Elite Daily, the online publisher that (still) describes itself as "The Voice of Generation Y," has been acquired by Bustle. The news was first reported by.. Is Bustle building a woman-focused media empire — or is this a waste of money?
"17.04.2017 18:33:24" Steve Jobs' custom Apple I and other historic machines are on display at Seattle museum http://tcrn.ch/2oivm5Q
"17.04.2017 18:14:43" social.techcrunch.com Alibaba's Ant Financial may have won the bidding war for MoneyGram after upping its offer to $1.2B Ant Financial, the Alibaba affiliate company focused on financial services, appears to have finally won its battle with Euronet to acquire MoneyGram, the.. The battle has been won
"17.04.2017 17:47:53" social.techcrunch.com Google acquires Nevada land for future data center, possible test track Google has acquired a significant piece of land in Nevada, near Reno and Tesla's Gigafactory site, which will house a future data center, and could also host.. Near Reno and Tesla's Gigafactory site
"17.04.2017 17:25:49" social.techcrunch.com SpaceX's second Hyperloop pod competition will focus on top speed SpaceX is hosting its second Hyperloop Pod Competition this August, during the weekend spanning the 25 through the 27. Participants will include those who successfully tested their pods during the first competition in January, as well as some who weren't SpaceX's next Hyperloop pod design competition happens this summer, and it's all about speed.
"17.04.2017 16:54:49" social.techcrunch.com New York's Taxi commission to propose in-app tipping requirement for Uber The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) will move forward with a proposal to require any car services that accept payment exclusively via credit card to offer a tipping option via the same means, the New York Times reported Monday. The New York could soon require Uber add an in-app tipping option.
"17.04.2017 16:16:24" social.techcrunch.com Instagram now lets you organize bookmarks into private collections Instagram will make its bookmarking feature more useful, the company announced this morning, with the introduction of "collections." The new feature will.. Bookmarks just got a lot more useful
"17.04.2017 15:33:40" social.techcrunch.com Google reaches $7.8 million settlement in its Android antitrust case in Russia Google has reached a settlement with Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) agency in the antitrust case the Russian search rival Yandex had originally.. The case revolved around how Google had required handset makers to pre-load their devices with Google apps
"17.04.2017 15:28:18" social.techcrunch.com A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US The battle isn't over car sharing. It's not over bus sharing, either, though that, too, is a growing focus for investors and automotive companies that are.. VCs are seeing dollar signs
"17.04.2017 15:23:13" social.techcrunch.com Tesla's most affordable Model S is even more affordable Tesla dropped the price on their entry-level Model S, with a $7,500 discount to the 75kWh version, which now starts at $69,500. The price drop comes as Tesla stops selling the 60kWh model, which it discontinued recently and sold only until remaining stop Tesla's just added lots of value for entry-level Model S buyers.
"17.04.2017 15:15:00" High Resolution: This is the best time to be a digital designer Facebook's Head of Design says this is the best time to be a digital designer http://wp.me/p1FaB8-6cfc
"17.04.2017 14:43:11" social.techcrunch.com New apps from MIT fill your waiting moments with learning opportunities MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has come up with a way to fill those few seconds of waiting everyone experiences while their social media apps load, or their phone connects to WiFi. It may not seem like much, but Got a little time to kill while you wait for that elevator, or for a Wi-Fi connection? MIT wants to fill those seconds with learning.
"17.04.2017 13:02:41" social.techcrunch.com A second life for open-world games as AI training software A lot of top-tier video games enjoy lengthly long-tail lives with remasters and re-releases on different platforms, but the effort put into some games could pay dividends in a whole new way, as companies training things like autonomous cars, delivery As self-driving car makers turn to games like GTA V for simulated training, benefits could result for gamers and drivers alike.
"17.04.2017 04:09:06" techcrunch.com Facebook issues statement after murder suspect shares video of shooting in Cleveland Facebook has issued a statement after a video showing a fatal shooting was uploaded onto the social media network by the alleged murderer. Cleveland Police..
"17.04.2017 03:36:40" social.techcrunch.com WTF is zero rating? Whenever you watch a video, post a picture, or send a message, those bytes are analyzed and tallied by your internet provider. But what if some of those.. If video streaming can be offered for free and without counting towards caps, then networks must have more than enough bandwidth to handle it
"17.04.2017 01:36:27" social.techcrunch.com In his new book, The New Urban Crisis, author Richard Florida shows how cities can survive an uncertain future Richard Florida is most frequently associated with the concept of the rising creative class and his books have described how these high-paid knowledge workers.. We face danger when segregation and inequality increases as cities change
"17.04.2017 00:50:55" social.techcrunch.com Hulu's $39.99 Live TV service is the first of its kind Commercial free Hulu on demand + live TV
"16.04.2017 23:08:10" social.techcrunch.com Stop blaming the tech industry for the world's problems Everything we do is terrible, says the trope. We're oppressive. We're exploitative. We're sexist, racist, classist. We deify horrible frat-boy brogrammer.. How can we possibly claim to be building a better world?
"16.04.2017 19:38:20" social.techcrunch.com The winner of the meal kit market won't be a meal kit company at all Now, meal kit companies are facing an onslaught of competition from newcomers and big food brands alike. Turning a profit has proven elusive. And somewhat.. Why these companies need to revaluate
"16.04.2017 18:49:54" social.techcrunch.com More people are officially using Instagram Stories than Snapchat Stories “Move last and take things” seems to be Facebook's new motto. Instagram Stories hits 200M users
"16.04.2017 11:21:42" social.techcrunch.com Purple, a Utah mattress startup you've probably never heard of, is on track to unicorndom Nearly 1,000 miles from Silicon Valley and just west of Utah's Great Salt Lake, in practically the middle of nowhere, is the tranquil Grantsville, population.. A look inside Purple's massive mattress factory
"16.04.2017 04:42:32" social.techcrunch.com A conversation about digital copyright reform The European Union is in the process of reforming copyright laws that date back to 2001, as part of a wider strategy to establish a Digital Single Market.. The loudest complaints are coming from big US tech companies
"16.04.2017 03:21:18" social.techcrunch.com A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the U.S. — and VCs are seeing dollar signs The battle isn't over car sharing. It's not over bus sharing, either, though that, too, is a growing focus for investors and automotive companies that are.. This clash is over the latest wrinkle in urban bike-sharing – dockless bike sharing
"16.04.2017 02:59:55" social.techcrunch.com Smart running shoes won't make you faster, but they could help you avoid getting hurt Altra's Torin IQ were inevitable. Sensors integrated into articles of clothing have long been acknowledged to be the next step in wearable tech, and the.. They're designed to address the very real issue of repetitive stress injury
"16.04.2017 02:31:59" social.techcrunch.com Report: UberRush will stop handling restaurant deliveries Uber plans to close its UberRush courier service to restaurant deliveries, according to a report in Quartz. Instead, restaurants will be encouraged to use.. Restaurants will be encouraged to use UberEats instead
"16.04.2017 01:40:09" social.techcrunch.com Your customer's online journey is only part of the story For years we've been hearing about the promise of customer experience management, the notion that you can understand your customer at a highly detailed level.. Tech is only part of the answer
"16.04.2017 00:03:19" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft says exploits leaked by Shadow Brokers were addressed by prior patches Microsoft researchers were working late into the hours the Friday before this holiday weekend looking to address yesterday's Shadow Brokers dump of Windows.. “Customers with up-to-date software are already protected.”
"15.04.2017 23:23:00" Boeing's new spacesuit Get up close and personal with Boeing's svelte new spacesuit http://tcrn.ch/2o7wDvQ
"15.04.2017 22:30:42" social.techcrunch.com An inside look at Bessemer Venture Partners' investment process for Twilio Mark Twain once said that history doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme. If Twilio provides any indication of what's to come, we believe now more than.. We can pattern match Twilio to almost all of our Eight Laws
"15.04.2017 20:54:54" social.techcrunch.com This is why airlines overbook flights We've all been there: You arrive at the gate and it turns out there are more passengers wanting to fly from point A to point B than there are seats on the plane. Your ticket isn't for a specific seat
"15.04.2017 16:14:51" social.techcrunch.com Justin Kan's new startup Atrium is raising $10 million to disrupt the legal industry Justin Kan wants to change the legal industry, and has gathered a team together to do just that. According to sources his newest startup, called Atrium, is.. Looks like a pretty strong team
"15.04.2017 16:01:56" social.techcrunch.com GoPro wants to buy the GoPro sitting in your junk drawer Likely in an effort to spur sales, GoPro just announced a trade-in program that nets participants $50 or $100 towards a GoPro Hero5 Session or Hero5 Black,..
"15.04.2017 13:28:35" social.techcrunch.com Your customer's online journey is only part of the story For years we've been hearing about the promise of customer experience management, the notion that you can understand your customer at a highly detailed level.. Need to nurture offline interactions too.
"15.04.2017 10:43:31" social.techcrunch.com 15 venture capital funds to know if you're working on a machine intelligence startup Major tech trends tend to draw lots of "dumb money" from investors, and machine intelligence is no exception. Some will lose money on insignificant..
"15.04.2017 07:44:00" High Resolution: How designers can get into the decision makin... Rochelle King of Spotify explains how designers can get into the decision making meetings http://tcrn.ch/2oRAIco
"15.04.2017 07:42:18" social.techcrunch.com Robot tutor Musio makes its retail debut in Japan A cute, robotic language tutor called Musio, has made it from crowdfunding campaign to full-fledged product with a debut in stores this week in Japan. Priced.. A cute, robotic language tutor
"15.04.2017 04:40:31" social.techcrunch.com Can podcasting save the world? As writers resort to attention-getting headlines to maintain readership it's clear that the educated, mobile, and bored reader is now turning into a listener... We don't have time to read, but we do have time to listen to podcasts
"15.04.2017 03:29:41" TechCrunch Is this the male birth control of the future? http://tcrn.ch/2nXuyUK
"15.04.2017 00:59:58" social.techcrunch.com Short film 'The Moderators' takes a look at the thankless job of patrolling the web If you have 20 minutes to spare before you begin your weekend — or after, for that matter — you might enjoy this short film about a small team of content.. Thousands of people make sure you don't come across gore and porn while on social or dating sites. This is what their job looks like
"15.04.2017 00:32:04" social.techcrunch.com Alphabet's Verily offers a more serious take on health monitoring wearables with the Study Watch Designed with long-term medical research in mind, the Study Watch has a vastly different set of hardware requirements than your standard smart watch. The.. Tasked with some important research
"14.04.2017 23:54:24" social.techcrunch.com Let's Watch It! allows friends to watch & react to videos together on iMessage A new application for iMessage called "Let's Watch It!" introduces an easy way for you to share and watch YouTube or Twitch videos with friends to watch.. Group video viewing turns out to be popular
"14.04.2017 23:09:50" social.techcrunch.com LeEco pulls the plug on its EcoPass video service as stories of US struggles mount LeEco's coming to America tale has been fraught with one bad piece of press into another. The company added to the laundry list this week by announcing.. One bad piece of press after another
"14.04.2017 23:00:00" Crunch Report 4/14 Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer, Facebook fake news ads and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2pjV62E
"14.04.2017 22:24:54" social.techcrunch.com Uber shares growing financials to distract from negative publicity Uber, the popular ride-hailing startup, shared a grip of new financial metrics with Bloomberg today. The numbers indicate that the company is still growing at.. A reminder that Uber has a TON of money
"14.04.2017 22:06:48" social.techcrunch.com Facebook announces victory over a spam operation after six months of combat Facebook proudly announced today that it has — it thinks — put an end to the nefarious doings of a "sophisticated," "coordinated operation" that has been.. The less spam the better
"14.04.2017 21:23:13" social.techcrunch.com Simple is closing some customer bank accounts, and users are mad as hell Simple, the online banking service that promised to be a better alternative to big banks like Chase or Citibank, is falling short of some user's expectations... A planned migration to a new bank partner is forcing Simple to close some customer accounts
"14.04.2017 20:50:44" social.techcrunch.com Weekly Roundup: Uber's Hell-ish week, Tesla's plans for trucking Just as Uber is under fire once again, Lyft confirms a huge new funding round, Elon Musk reveals plans for electric trucks, and Apple is diving into secret.. It was a big week in tech
"14.04.2017 20:48:46" social.techcrunch.com GM plans to deploy hundreds of autonomous vehicles across the country for testing GM is looking to leapfrog its competitors in the autonomous driving space by deploying a larger fleet of cars than any of them — perhaps as many as 300,.. GM is looking to leapfrog competitors
"14.04.2017 20:26:56" social.techcrunch.com Google's parental control software Family Link hits iOS In March, Google introduced its own parental control software for parents of kids with Android devices called Family Link - but there was a bit of a catch. In.. Manage your child's screentime
"14.04.2017 19:45:32" social.techcrunch.com Crowdfunding platforms take a data-driven approach to state political campaigns Like most candidates vying for a state seat, Delaware state Senate candidate Stephanie Hansen spent the months leading up to her February election.. Startups want to make political spending more accessible
"14.04.2017 19:21:49" social.techcrunch.com Vote now to eliminate your favorite government agency! For every bad idea, there's a crowdsourcing campaign with a soapbox and a big-ass megaphone, ready to make it even worse. Interested? In case you missed it,.. For every bad idea, there's a crowdsourcing campaign with a soapbox and a big-ass megaphone
"14.04.2017 18:59:55" social.techcrunch.com Tesla is working on a pickup truck Tesla plans to reveal a pickup truck within two years
"14.04.2017 18:56:49" social.techcrunch.com How I made my own VPN server in 15 minutes People are (rightfully) freaking out about their privacy as the Senate voted to let internet providers share your private data with advertisers. While it's.. Here's how to make it happen
"14.04.2017 17:34:27" social.techcrunch.com The Shadow Brokers are back with exploits for Windows and global banking systems It's been several months since their last major exploit, but the hacking group dubbed Shadow Brokers is back. The group, which last year dumped malware it had.. The hacking group is back
"14.04.2017 17:11:08" social.techcrunch.com Apple gets permit to test autonomous cars in California It's no secret, Apple has been working hard on a self-driving car. Today, the California DMV has released an updated list of companies allowed to test autonomous vehicles on the roads of California. The last name of the long list is Apple. It doesn't Get ready to see an Apple car on the roads of California
"14.04.2017 16:46:06" social.techcrunch.com Equity podcast: Capital in, capital out and Arlan Hamilton's venture thesis Welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast where we dive into the numbers behind the story. This week, Arlan Hamilton,.. Listen to the story behind the numbers on Equity
"14.04.2017 16:10:27" social.techcrunch.com Watch the first trailer for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' We're finally going to hear Luke Skywalker's voice again. After making us wait months longer than we did for the first Force Awakens teaser, Disney has.. Luke speaks!
"14.04.2017 15:49:11" social.techcrunch.com Magic Leap just had some of its secrets spilled by Andre Iguodala In an interview about his thoughts on the next big things in tech, Golden State Warriors small forward Andre Iguodala gushed on augmented reality and..
"14.04.2017 15:33:51" social.techcrunch.com Female Marines group appeals to Sheryl Sandberg to fix Facebook's revenge porn problem A group of Marines is demanding that Facebook get a grip on the systemic harassment that plagues its female servicemembers. In a thorough, thoughtfully.. "We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change"
"14.04.2017 10:50:47" social.techcrunch.com Facebook runs full page newspaper ads against fake news in France ahead of the election In just nine days, France is going to vote for the next French president — there's going to be a second round face-off in three weeks too. And it looks like Facebook wants to avoid another fake news scandal as the company is preemptively running full page Facebook is running ads today in Le Monde, Les Échos, Libération, Le Parisien, 20 Minutes…
"14.04.2017 09:42:25" social.techcrunch.com How computing will change amid challenges to Moore's Law We are in the midst of a true inflection point in computing and the very way we interface with technology daily is changing. The rapid inclusion of embedded.. We are in the midst of a true inflection point in computing
"14.04.2017 09:21:53" social.techcrunch.com Neural networks made easy If you've dug into any articles on artificial intelligence, you've almost certainly run into the term “neural network.” Modeled loosely on the human.. Neural networks can learn in a nonlinear way
"14.04.2017 08:43:43" social.techcrunch.com The Christopher Ward C60 Trident Pro 600 is the sea lover's mechanical watch Christopher Ward is a relative newcomer to the watch scene and has long produced simpler, less expensive pieces for the fashion set. Now, after a bit of a.. Pieces a techie would love.
"14.04.2017 07:01:42" social.techcrunch.com SpotCam connects you to your home, outside and in When it comes to home surveillance cams there are two kinds of cams - low-end, highly-motorized, wireless IP cams that are (typically) fairly insecure and.. Another security cam option
"14.04.2017 03:05:09" social.techcrunch.com SpotHero acquires Parking Panda SpotHero is an app that allows you, a driver in search of a space, to reserve and prepay for a spot in a parking garage before you even leave the house... Reserve parking spaces ahead of time
"14.04.2017 02:15:12" social.techcrunch.com Uber returns to Taiwan after partnering with licensed rental car companies Finally some good news for Uber: it will resume its ride-hailing service in Taiwan today, two months after suspending operations following a long-running.. A little good news for Uber
"14.04.2017 02:11:00" Purple mattress startup Purple, a Utah mattress startup you've probably never heard of, is on track to unicorndom http://tcrn.ch/2p1oSMO
"14.04.2017 01:45:45" social.techcrunch.com Google Aero is a new app for ordering food or home services in India Google is getting into the restaurant delivery and home services businesses - nope, not in the U.S., but rather in parts of India. The company has quietly.. Google is basically acting as the middleman
"14.04.2017 01:09:56" social.techcrunch.com Eniac Ventures closes $100 million fund https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EV4VlqPOvpA&t=2s Eniac Ventures is announcing the close of a $100 million venture fund, the fourth since the group.. Investing in augmented AR, VR, bots and robotics
"14.04.2017 00:41:27" social.techcrunch.com Elk is a zero clutter currency converter app There's no shortage of currency converter apps for travelers to load onto their iPhones, but there's also no shortage of badly designed currency converter.. Finally, a well-designed converter app
"14.04.2017 00:08:27" social.techcrunch.com Apple drops the iTunes name from its Podcasts app Apple has officially dropped the iTunes branding from its Podcasts app. It's small change, and one that arrived with little fanfare from the company,.. Staying in line with Apple Music
"13.04.2017 23:47:08" social.techcrunch.com goTenna Series B fuels vision to make short-range communication possible anywhere on the planet Founded in 2012 with the small goal of enabling connectivity-free communication, goTenna has ballooned to more than 23 employees and delivered real hardware.. Converting phones into walkie talkies
"13.04.2017 23:25:46" Crunch Report 4/13 Instagram stories passes Snapchat, Susan Fowler joins Stripe and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2os9So8
"13.04.2017 23:25:30" social.techcrunch.com Baidu is acquiring xPerception, a U.S. startup focused on computer vision Baidu is acquiring xPerception, a US startup specialized in computer vision, according to Reuters. Details are sparse, but we know the startup has its own.. It has its own module for object recognition and depth perception for robots and drones
"13.04.2017 23:05:18" social.techcrunch.com Google makes fashion image searches more like Pinterest Google is not taking Pinterest's search ambitions lying down. The company recently launched a "Similar Items" feature on mobile web and Android to point users.. Google is not taking Pinterest's search ambitions lying down.
"13.04.2017 22:44:35" social.techcrunch.com Uber was secretly tracking Lyft drivers with "Hell" software Another day, another revelation of an ethically questionable business practice by Uber. This time The Information reports that Uber secretly tracked Lyft..
"13.04.2017 22:37:22" social.techcrunch.com Pandora becomes the latest tech company to turn to private equity If you haven't being paying attention, private equity firms love them some technology companies. According to new Pitchbook data, one-fifth of all U.S... Private equity firms love tech companies
"13.04.2017 22:15:58" social.techcrunch.com The CIA is really, really mad at Wikileaks Speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies today, CIA Director Mike Pompeo went off on Wikileaks. Pompeo is pretty mad about that whole.. “Wikileaks walks like a hostile intelligence service and talks like a hostile intelligence service,” says CIA Director Mike Pompeo
"13.04.2017 22:01:46" social.techcrunch.com DJI's new Phantom 4 Advanced makes their lineup even more confusing DJI has announced a new drone in the Phantom 4 lineup. The Phantom 4 Advanced will take the place of the regular old Phantom 4, which will be discontinued on.. A new drone in the Phantom 4 lineup
"13.04.2017 21:32:34" social.techcrunch.com Purple, a Utah mattress startup you've probably never heard of, is crushing the competition Nearly a thousand miles away from Silicon Valley and way past Utah's Great Salt Lake, in practically the middle of nowhere, is the tranquil cow town of Grantsville, population 9,617. It is there, in a warehouse the size of a combined eight Walmarts, And it's edible.
"13.04.2017 21:30:59" social.techcrunch.com Lucid tests a prototype of its Air electric car at high speed Lucid is continuing down its path of shipping a Tesla competitor, and the Air just underwent another milestone: High-speed testing. A performance-targeted.. Watch out, Tesla
"13.04.2017 21:08:05" social.techcrunch.com Facebook's F8 plans include camera effects platform, offline Instagram What will Facebook launch next week at its F8 conference? The schedule reveals plans to give Instagram offline features that are already in testing, opening.. Some hints about what Facebook has in store for F8
"13.04.2017 20:53:01" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft publishes first National Security Letter in transparency report Microsoft's biannual transparency report was just released and, like many other major tech companies that have been putting out their reports recently, the.. Microsoft's fight to be more transparent about government requests for data has been brewing for years.
"13.04.2017 20:25:37" social.techcrunch.com Yext finishes the day up 21% as IPO window remains wide open Yext, the company which helps businesses power their location data, went public on the New York Stock Exchange today. After pricing shares above the expected range at $11, the price rose 21% to $13.29 by the end of the first day of trading.With a client Yext is responsible for the location results that appear on search engines
"13.04.2017 20:21:00" social.techcrunch.com Facebook's F8 plans include camera effects platform, offline Instagram What will Facebook launch next week at its F8 conference? The schedule reveals plans to give Instagram offline features that are already in testing, opening.. Facebook's conference schedule spills the beans https://t.co/5cPHBczll3
"13.04.2017 20:20:57" social.techcrunch.com In Portland, Uber launches initiative to add electric vehicles to its fleet For the Portland version of Uber Electric, a program that the company rolled out to London last year, the ride-hailing company will team up with Drive Oregon, a partially state-funded nonprofit that seeks to get more electric vehicles on the road. With a Uber is finally speaking Portland's language
"13.04.2017 19:57:44" social.techcrunch.com Farewell, NES Classic Edition Nintendo had a bonafide – and apparent surprise – hit on its hands with the NES Classic Edition. But like all good things, its time is done. This.. It looks like Nintendo is sunsetting the NES Classic Edition
"13.04.2017 19:51:36" social.techcrunch.com Custom status messages are coming to Slack AFK, BRB, in a coffee meeting or what not — Slack, with its constant stream of communication, is probably not the the first place you'd drop an away.. Get an idea of what your teams are up to
"13.04.2017 19:17:24" social.techcrunch.com Tesla will reveal the final version of the Model 3 in July Tesla is going to show Tesla 3 buyers what their call will officially look like in July, Elon Musk revealed on Twitter on Thursday. The Model 3's first unveiling took place in April of 2016, where it said cameras weren't allowed (unless they were built Tesla's going to show us all the final production Model 3 in July
"13.04.2017 19:17:22" social.techcrunch.com Hulu to open a dedicated customer service center in San Antonio with 500+ employees One of the key selling points for Hulu's forthcoming live TV service - which we've now heard will be $39.99 per month to start - is its promise of better,.. Better customer service is coming
"13.04.2017 19:02:00" Luminar Luminar reveals sensors that could make self-driving cars safer than human http://tcrn.ch/2o9bwKs
"13.04.2017 18:46:26" social.techcrunch.com NASA finds evidence of life-supporting conditions on Saturn's moon Enceladus NASA held a press conference on Thursday to reveal some exciting new discoveries about ocean worlds within our solar system: It has found evidence that suggest a type of chemical energy that can support life exists on Enceladus, one of Saturn's 62 NASA has found some promising signs that the conditions for life exist on watery moons within our solar system.
"13.04.2017 18:46:11" social.techcrunch.com 15 venture capital funds to know if you're working on a machine intelligence startup Major tech trends tend to draw lots of "dumb money" from investors and machine intelligence is no exception. Some will lose money on insignificant acquihires.. Trying to start a machine learning company?
"13.04.2017 18:13:35" social.techcrunch.com Magic Leap just had some of its secrets spilled by Andre Iguodala “I don't know if I'm allowed to say…”In an interview about his thoughts on the next big things in tech, Golden State Warriors small forward Andre Iguodala gushed on augmented reality and undoubtedly skated the lines of violating his Magic Leap NDA as he “I don't know if I'm allowed to say…”
"13.04.2017 18:09:55" social.techcrunch.com Tesla to reveal a pickup truck in 18 to 24 months, and final Model 3 design in July Tesla plans to show off an electric pickup truck sometime within the next two years, the company's CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter today. The pickup was teased originally when Musk revealed the second part of his "master plan" for Tesla, which began with Tesla to reveal a pickup truck in 18 to 24 months, and final Model 3 design in July
"13.04.2017 18:01:13" social.techcrunch.com Tesla will reveal its electric semi truck in September Elon Musk just let us know when we'll get a look at the electric semi truck that he's teased in the past: The Tesla transport vehicle will be revealed in September, the CEO said on Twitter on Thursday, noting that the team has "done an amazing job" and Tesla will reveal a Tesla Semi electric transport truck this year.
"13.04.2017 17:53:32" social.techcrunch.com Facebook under fire for spreading illegal content An investigation by a British newspaper into child sexual abuse content and terrorist propaganda being shared on Facebook has once again drawn critical.. Once again
"13.04.2017 17:50:58" social.techcrunch.com Derek Jeter and Jaymee Messler will discuss The Players Tribune at TC Disrupt NY In New York, Derek Jeter is more than a mere man, or even a pro athlete. He's a legend. Following an historic 20-year career with the New York Yankees, The.. Jeter will discuss his pursuit post-baseball
"13.04.2017 17:33:25" social.techcrunch.com Honda's Silicon Valley Lab becomes Honda Innovations Honda has turned its Silicon Valley Lab into a new company officially called Honda R&D Innovations, Inc., but known colloquially as Honda Innovations. The company will pursue research and product development beyond just cars, and will also look to partner Honda has a new company focused on all things tech called Honda Innovations
"13.04.2017 17:15:34" social.techcrunch.com Luminar reveals sensors that could make self-driving cars safer than human Cameras help autonomous vehicles read street signs and the color of traffic lights. But LiDARs, aka light detection and ranging systems, do the important work.. The startup has raised $36 million in seed-stage funding
"13.04.2017 17:02:27" social.techcrunch.com Susan Fowler joins Stripe as editor-in-chief of new quarterly publication Increment Stripe today is launching a new quarterly publication called Increment featuring opinion pieces, expert interviews and how-to guides targeted at an.. Stripe is launching a new quarterly publication dedicated to building software at scale
"13.04.2017 16:49:12" social.techcrunch.com Instagram Stories passes 200M dailies and Snapchat, copies its AR stickers "Move last and take things" seems to be Facebook's new motto. Now the parent company's top Snapchat clone Instagram Stories has hit 200 million daily active.. “Move last and take things” seems to be Facebook's new motto.
"13.04.2017 16:43:56" social.techcrunch.com Yext shares pop more than 20% in public debut It looks like we can add another to the string of IPOs that at least look like they've been successful — with Yext, too, popping more than 20% once its.. Another seemingly successful 2017 IPO
"13.04.2017 16:02:24" social.techcrunch.com LVH and 55 Capital raise $10 million to build investment solutions for financial advisors LVH, the parent of 55 Capital, has raised $10 million in Series A funding to build out its technology platform for investors and further its financial research.Point72 Ventures, the venture capital fund associated with billionaire Steven Cohen, is Furthering financial reach
"13.04.2017 15:51:15" social.techcrunch.com Hulu's Live TV service to cost $39.99 per month, sources say The pricing for Hulu's live TV service, a competitor with cable television - as well as a host of other streaming TV services like Sling TV, PlayStation Vue,.. Commercial free Hulu on demand + live TV
"13.04.2017 15:31:05" social.techcrunch.com PlayStation Vue adds ESL's esportsTV to its internet TV lineup PlayStation's streaming TV service Vue is getting content that could be very near and dear to many users' hearts: ESL's esportsTV. LA-based ESL counts itself the world's largest esports company worldwide, and it esportsTV channel will broadcast 24/7 PlayStation Vue is getting esportsTV, a 24/7 competitive gaming channel
"13.04.2017 15:28:07" social.techcrunch.com Instagram Stories hits 200M users, surpassing Snapchat as it copies its AR stickers "Move last and take things" seems to be Facebook's new motto. Now the parent company's top Snapchat clone Instagram Stories has hit 200 million daily active.. Instagram Stories is now bigger than Snapchat's whole app
"13.04.2017 15:24:37" social.techcrunch.com Uber reportedly tracked Lyft drivers using a secret software program named 'Hell' Another day, another revelation of an ethically questionable business practice by Uber. This time The Information reports that Uber secretly tracked Lyft.. Another stain on Uber's reputation
"13.04.2017 14:22:18" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft will reveal Project Scorpio Xbox console details at E3 on June 11 Microsoft just sent out invites to members of the media for its big reveal of Xbox Project Scorpio, the upgraded console that will be the "first true 4K console for gamers" according to the company. We've long expected E3's press event to be the big Microsoft's Project Scorpio Xbox console will be revealed at E3 in June.
"13.04.2017 14:16:43" social.techcrunch.com Narrative simplifies the buying and selling of online data We hear a lot about our online data being bought and sold by advertisers, but Narrative founder and CEO Nick Jordan said the actual process remains.. Apparently there's a "pent-up demand" for buying and selling data
"13.04.2017 13:56:59" social.techcrunch.com Amazon opening Echo's excellent voice recognition tech to other device makers Amazon is making the technology that makes its Echo line of devices so good at picking up your voice commands available to third-party device makers. That includes the microphone array that helps Echo pick up speech even in a fairly noisy room, as well as Amazon wants other device makers to build Alexa hardware with Echo's excellent speech recognition.
"13.04.2017 13:01:52" social.techcrunch.com Uber and Getaround to offer $5 per hour short-term car rentals for drivers Uber is teaming up with Getaround to provide an easier way for drivers without cars to provide rides through the service. Starting in San Francisco, a new pilot will allow Uber drivers to use the Getaround app to rent cars on-demand from pick-up spots Uber teams with Getaround to offer drivers $5 hourly car rentals.
"13.04.2017 13:01:46" social.techcrunch.com Uber adds cross street pickups and drop-offs for more user privacy Uber has been testing a feature that allows riders to specific a nearby intersection instead of having to enter an actual address for a pick-up or drop-off.. Uber now lets you specify intersections as pick-up or drop-off points.
"13.04.2017 10:51:15" social.techcrunch.com Orbital Systems raises $15M Series B for 'NASA-inspired' tech to save water when showering Orbital Systems, a 'clean-tech' startup out of Sweden, has raised £15 million in Series B funding. The company's founder and CEO Mehrdad Mahdjoubi has.. A new clean tech startup out of Sweden
"13.04.2017 08:31:58" social.techcrunch.com This billion-dollar startup wants to capture your emotions in virtual reality Social VR has the potential to shift the bounds of human communication, it's part of the reason why Facebook has invested billions in the technology. One of.. Unlocking body language in VR
"13.04.2017 08:15:00" Georgia Tech 4D printing 4D prints transform into permanent shapes when heat is applied http://tcrn.ch/2opzG4f
"13.04.2017 05:29:13" social.techcrunch.com TheWaveVR is a mesmerizing, trippy take on the future of music festivals If the prospect of joining a virtual music festival and dancing around in a VR headset and controllers sounds pretty geeky... you're not wrong. But it's.. This company wants to throw weekly concerts in VR with real electronic musicians
"13.04.2017 02:30:43" social.techcrunch.com Europe's Rockstart accelerator launches an AI track Netherlands-based accelerator program Rockstar, which focuses on helping startups through their first 1,000 days, has launched a new vertical program for.. Europe's first AI-focused accelerator is here
"13.04.2017 02:08:24" social.techcrunch.com Apple might have a secret team working on glucose sensor technology for diabetes Apple has hired a group of biomedical researchers to work on a secret project to monitor diabetic patients using sensors, according to a CNBC report. An estimated 371 million people have the disease worldwide and in the last few years, several tech Apple might have a secret team working on glucose sensor technology for diabetes
"13.04.2017 01:58:12" social.techcrunch.com VoiceOps launches to put insights in the hands of managers coaching sales reps The enterprise voice space grows hotter today as VoiceOps announces its seed round with participation from Accel, Founders Fund and Lowercase Capital. The.. The enterprise voice space gets hotter
"13.04.2017 01:29:46" social.techcrunch.com Amazon FreeTime gets a Parent Dashboard, Discussion Cards & more Amazon FreeTime, the subscription service offering kid-friendly books, videos, apps and games, is today rolling out a feature called Discussion Cards that.. Helping parents understand content their kid is viewing
"13.04.2017 01:07:12" social.techcrunch.com Lincoln Chauffeur provides drivers on demand, while you supply the car Lincoln is testing a new service for owners of its vehicles that supply a driver on demand. The service is like a very upscale Uber, in which you supply the.. Add value, drive revenue
"13.04.2017 00:37:37" social.techcrunch.com Booster brings fuel to your office parking lot Booster's tiny purple tankers have been cruising parking lots in Dallas-Fort Worth and the San Francisco area for 18 months now, and it's ready to let the.. Have your gas tank fueled during the work day? Yes please.
"13.04.2017 00:11:34" social.techcrunch.com Yext is set to raise $115.5M in its IPO after final pricing Yext today said it would price its initial public offering at $11, meaning the company will raise around $115.5 million in its IPO as it sets up for a debut.. Yext today said it would price its initial public offering at $11
"13.04.2017 00:01:48" social.techcrunch.com Marble and Yelp Eat24 start robot food delivery in San Francisco Rules governing the use of food delivery robots remain to be seen across the US. But major food businesses are investigating the possibilities already. In the.. Watch out, UberEATS
"12.04.2017 23:36:19" social.techcrunch.com Nintendo reveals Joy-Con battery grips and new color, plus standalone Switch dock Nintendo will offer a special battery grip accessory for its Joy-Con controller accessory, which will be offered in sets of two and add more life to the already considerable 20-hour runtime of the Joy-Cons using their built-in power. Nintendo is also Nintendo just revealed a whole bunch of new Switch accessories.
"12.04.2017 23:28:03" social.techcrunch.com Giveaway: Enter to win a trip to Disrupt NY 2017 TechCrunch Disrupt NY is taking place at Pier 36 on May 15-17, and we can't wait to see you. In honor of the occasion, we're giving away a trip to New.. Round trip flight to NYC, 2 tickets to Disrupt and more!
"12.04.2017 23:07:46" Crunch Report 4/12 Boomerang joins subscription games, Justin Kan has a new legal startup and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2p7SkQX
"12.04.2017 22:50:19" social.techcrunch.com BlackBerry's stock had a great day after the company won a big dispute with Qualcomm Earlier today, BlackBerry's stock hit its highest point more than a year, and all it took was a lousy $814.9 million arbitration win. It's a healthy.. All it took was a lousy $814.9M arbitration win
"12.04.2017 22:20:36" social.techcrunch.com New 4D prints transform into permanent shapes when heat is applied New work out of Georgia Tech promises to lend a sense of permanence to shape-shifting 3D printing. The technology, commonly referred to as 4D printing by.. This is crazy
"12.04.2017 21:44:41" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft launches new tools to help enterprises move to its Azure cloud Since the dawn of Azure, Microsoft has talked about how enterprises can benefit from a hybrid cloud approach -- that is, using the public cloud while still.. Microsoft thinks enterprises can benefit from a hybrid cloud approach
"12.04.2017 21:38:33" Boeing spacesuit Get up close and personal with Boeing's svelte new spacesuit http://tcrn.ch/2o7jYJq
"12.04.2017 21:15:28" social.techcrunch.com Get up close and personal with Boeing's svelte new spacesuit For its upcoming crewed spaceflight missions, Boeing worked with David Clark Company, a Massachusetts-based company that makes flight and aviation suits, as well as headsets for pilots to come up with brand new spacesuits. The goal was to create a new Get up close and personal with Boeing's svelte new spacesuit
"12.04.2017 21:14:07" social.techcrunch.com A look at who was spending on what in the first quarter of 2017 This morning, the research firm CB Insights, in partnership with the services firm PwC, released a report on the state of VC in the first quarter of this.. Seed activity on the decline, VCs enamored with heath tech
"12.04.2017 20:49:51" social.techcrunch.com Google Home has stopped answering to that annoying Burger King ad The internet barely had time to be annoyed for that new 15 second Burger King ad before Google shut the whole thing down. A little over two hours after the.. Google played no role in the ad
"12.04.2017 20:39:49" social.techcrunch.com Accenture, can I ask you a few questions? Hey Accenture, are you aware that your PR firm is pitching your latest corporate beta for a creepy face and emotion-monitoring algorithm as a party trick? Do good hosts require people to become lab rats?
"12.04.2017 19:10:00" Contraline Is this the male birth control of the future? http://tcrn.ch/2nXuyUK
"12.04.2017 19:01:55" social.techcrunch.com Google's 'Speak to Go' lets you travel the globe with your voice Today, Google showed off a host of VR web applications on its new WebVR Experiments page, one of which lets you explore the world using voice search."Speak to Go" is optimized to work with VR headsets on its Daydream and Cardboard platforms buy you can Speak and explore.
"12.04.2017 18:45:22" social.techcrunch.com Google launches a dedicated home for WebVR experiences Today, Google made some WebVR updates to Chrome, adding support for Cardboard while also building a home for all of its online VR web content. WebVR.. Who wants to play ping pong in VR?
"12.04.2017 18:13:45" social.techcrunch.com Justin Kan's new startup Atrium is raising $10 million to disrupt the legal industry Justin Kan wants to change the legal industry, and has gathered a team together to do just that. According to sources his newest startup, called Atrium, is.. Justin Kan is working on a startup to disrupt the legal industry
"12.04.2017 18:03:08" social.techcrunch.com Alibaba's Ant Financial to develop services in Indonesia as global expansion continues Ant Financial, the fintech company affiliated with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is continuing its global expansion. The firm has.. Ant Financial partners with Emtek and Bukalapak to enter Indonesia
"12.04.2017 17:41:01" social.techcrunch.com Brexit voter registration website crash could have been a DDoS, says report A government voter registration website in the UK that crashed in the hours before the deadline for registering to vote ahead of last year's Brexit referendum.. This could be bad
"12.04.2017 17:24:13" social.techcrunch.com Don't run commercials designed to trigger smart assistants A well-known fast food chain – let's call them Kurger Bing – is debuting a new 15 second ad today set to start running nationally. It starts off simply.. Who doesn't want ads further integrated into the home?
"12.04.2017 17:08:41" social.techcrunch.com Why go on safari when you can feed an African lion live, via VR One of the main uses of VR that has emerged since the technology experience a resurgence is the ability to make you empathise with what you are experiencing... A safari-like experience you can control
"12.04.2017 16:52:51" social.techcrunch.com Facebook Messenger hits 1.2 billion monthly users, up from 1B in July Normally adding 200 million users in 8 months to a product that already has a billion would reduce the average engagement, but most apps don't have Facebook.. Facebook Messenger just keeps growing
"12.04.2017 16:48:30" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft is holding a big education event in New York on May 2 Invites have just dropped for Microsoft's latest press conference. Details are scant for the “Learn What's Next” event happening May 2 in New York.. Invites just dropped
"12.04.2017 16:27:38" social.techcrunch.com Robotics students and startups: pitch and demo at TechCrunch's robotics event We're pleased to announce the addition of pitches and demos at Session: Robotics, our upcoming event centered around the issues concerning the robotics.. Are you a student working on a robotics project?
"12.04.2017 15:01:53" social.techcrunch.com Little Spoon is a baby food delivery service hoping to fly where others flopped Food delivery startups have proven to be a hard business - focus is often on growth more than profits, with high burn rates, low returns and they can be logistics nightmares. But nevermind all that, a new, more niche prepared meal delivery service seems Is this something you'd buy for your baby?
"12.04.2017 14:43:33" social.techcrunch.com Leaked Star Wars: Battlefront II trailer is visually stunning If you're a fan of the Star Wars (many people are) then you may also be a fan of this trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront II, which just popped up a bit early on Vimeo. The trailer is amazing, showing action-packed sequences rendered using the in-game Watch the new Star Wars: Battlefront II trailer a little early.
"12.04.2017 14:02:18" social.techcrunch.com The Ohmni home robot wants to help families stay in touch with telepresence Home robotics is a area of intense interest, with many large companies exploring how they might best address the potential market. Bosch subsidiary Mayfield Robotics has Kuri, and automakers including Toyota and Honda have their own approach, which a Ohmni is a domestic robot that wants to bring families together – even if they're far apart.
"12.04.2017 14:01:42" social.techcrunch.com Toyota's FT-4X concept is your 'millennial casualcore' dream SUV Yes, Toyota used both "millennial" and "casualcore" to dreadful effect in the press release for the new FT-4X crossover SUV concept it revealed during the New York International Auto Show. But I still want this adorable car box to become a real thing, Toyota's FT-4X concept SUV is perfect for travel Instagrammers.
"12.04.2017 13:38:55" social.techcrunch.com Toyota's new robot leg brace can help those with partial paralysis walk again Toyota is introducing a new robotic leg brace called the Welwalk WW-1000 that can help patients with partial paralysis affecting one side of their body walk again. The robotic exoframe is worn on the affected leg, with a large motor component at the knee Toyota's newest robotics offering is a leg brace that can help paralyzed people walk again.
"12.04.2017 13:01:34" social.techcrunch.com Sisense Pulse uses machine learning to trigger data anomaly alerts Sisense introduced a new tool today called Pulse, which uses machine learning to trigger an alert when it detects results outside of normal parameters for a.. Get alerted on unusual data.
"12.04.2017 13:00:00" Marble food delivery robots There are new food delivery robots rolling out in San Francisco http://tcrn.ch/2o6byCx
"12.04.2017 12:31:22" social.techcrunch.com Can a startup make money sharing GIFs? Tenor wants to find out. Like most new forms of media and communications, GIFs have thus far struggled to find a business model that matches their ubiquity. GIF-sharing startup Tenor.. Tenor wants to monetize GIF sharing
"12.04.2017 12:14:59" social.techcrunch.com Renesas aims its chip-making business at self-driving cars Like other chipmakers, Japan's Renesas is putting focus on an emerging industry: autonomous cars. The Tokyo-based company announced the R-Car Consortium at a trade fair in the city this week, highlighting its efforts to bring together engineers and Renesas is the latest chipmaker to go all-in on autonomous driving.
"12.04.2017 12:01:23" social.techcrunch.com Qualtrics raises $180 million at a $2.5 billion valuation as it continues to eye an IPO That IPO everyone's expecting is on hold for now, online market research platform Qualtrics has just raised its third round for $180 million at a $2.5 billion valuation.Qualtrics has blown up over the past five years, going from $50 million to a now $250 Qualtrics raises $180 million at a $2.5 billion valuation as it continues to eye an IPO
"12.04.2017 09:46:49" social.techcrunch.com The surprising rise of China as IP powerhouse Given China's determination to advance its IP systems and stature, China may well eclipse U.S. and Europe as the global center for intellectual property in.. Companies with long-term vision must place bets accordingly
"12.04.2017 08:34:03" social.techcrunch.com Zen Rooms raises $4.1M to expand its budget hotel network in Southeast Asia Zen Rooms, a budget hotel network targeted predominantly at Southeast Asia, has closed a $4.1 million Series A round to expand its presence in the region... Big hotel groups are watching
"12.04.2017 07:31:44" social.techcrunch.com 3 habits of successful language learners Roughly 1.2 billion people worldwide are currently learning a foreign language. If you are one of them, this article is for you. Whether you are learning to.. Binge studying will get you nowhere
"12.04.2017 04:43:23" social.techcrunch.com Gravity Jack's PoindextAR tracks objects' smallest details for augmented reality anywhere Augmented reality is a difficult proposition, both in the methods used to do it right and the resources required to do it at all. A new AR system from Gravity.. AR is a difficult proposition
"12.04.2017 04:34:21" tcrn.ch Walmart to lower prices on a million online-only items if you opt for store pickup over shipping Walmart.com is preparing to launch a new feature called "Pickup Discount" that will lower the prices on up to one million online-only items if the customer.. Walmart continues its attack on Amazon
"12.04.2017 04:16:30" social.techcrunch.com Virtualitics raises $4.4 million to power its Excel for VR When you have so much data that the real world doesn't do it justice, why not toss it into virtual reality? Virtualitics is aiming to bring insight through.. Get up close and personal with your data in VR
"12.04.2017 03:54:22" social.techcrunch.com How Free Code Camp has attracted 1 million students and harnessed coding education for non-rofits On today's Breaking Into Startups episode, Harris interviews Quincy Larson, the founder of Free Code Camp. Mastery of tech can be the difference between liberty and instability
"12.04.2017 03:29:27" social.techcrunch.com The dream of the 90s is alive in the Pasted photo collage app Launching out of beta today on iOS, Pasted is a throwback to simpler times, when making a collage meant picking up a pair of scissors. It's an appeal to.. A throwback to simpler times
"12.04.2017 03:04:05" social.techcrunch.com Renault ZOE writes On the Road fanfic An all-electric Renault ZOE is writing fan fiction based on Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" to demonstrate how far modern EVs can travel on a charge. It's.. The first AI hipster
"12.04.2017 02:05:06" Ford baby bed Ford built a baby bed that feels like it's driving around the neighborhood http://tcrn.ch/2oqcNze
"12.04.2017 01:19:32" social.techcrunch.com High-speed camera rig captures 3D images of birds' wings in flight You don't have to be an ornithologist to know that birds are pretty good at flying. But while we know how they do it in general, the millimeter- and.. Demystifying bird flight
"12.04.2017 00:50:43" social.techcrunch.com Galaxy S8 won't launch with Samsung's Bixby voice assistant Samsung won't be shipping the Galaxy S8 with one of the device's hallmark features, that being the voice part of its Bixby voice assistant.The digital assistant, which Samsung announced last month in conjunction with its newest smartphones, is a bit Bixby isn't saying 'hello' quite yet.
"12.04.2017 00:40:20" social.techcrunch.com Co-founder disputes are the No. 1 early startup killer Here's how it felt in the weeks before I resigned from my last startup: I couldn't sleep. I couldn't eat. Resting pulse at 120. I had reached a point.. Successful co-founders actually embrace conflict
"12.04.2017 00:11:49" social.techcrunch.com An inside look at Bessemer Venture Partners' investment process for Twilio Mark Twain once said that history doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme. If Twilio provides any indication of what's to come, we believe now more than..
"11.04.2017 23:37:34" social.techcrunch.com Researchers demonstrate how PINs and other info can be gathered through phone movement A team of researchers at Newcastle University in the UK has published a paper highlighting some troubling findings linking on-board sensors with privacy.. Some troubling findings
"11.04.2017 23:16:15" social.techcrunch.com Bext360 is using robots and the blockchain to pay coffee farmers fairly Coffee is the world's second-most-traded commodity, after petroleum. Some 125 million people make a living growing coffee. Most are smallholders, or.. Get a fair price and get paid instantly
"11.04.2017 22:59:08" Crunch Report 4/11 GoPro is letting you trade in your old models, Instagram combines ephemeral and permanent messaging and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2oq3X4q
"11.04.2017 22:53:34" social.techcrunch.com Uber head of comms Rachel Whetstone is leaving the company Rachel Whetstone, Uber's head of communications and policy, is leaving the company, Recode reports. Uber has confirmed Whetstone's departure to TechCrunch... A major Uber departure
"11.04.2017 22:35:57" social.techcrunch.com Roku TVs now know what you're watching, will suggest related shows Roku today is rolling out a software update that's primarily filled with new features aimed at Roku TV owners - the portion of its business where its media.. In 2017, TV watches you
"11.04.2017 22:11:27" social.techcrunch.com Apple Clips scored up to 1 million downloads in its first 4 days In its first four days on the market, Apple's new social video editing app Clips reached between 500,000 and a million downloads, according to.. Apple's super simple video editing app is off to a strong start
"11.04.2017 21:46:21" social.techcrunch.com Google's AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro Drawing isn't for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that uses machine.. At least look like you know what you're doing
"11.04.2017 21:17:14" social.techcrunch.com Cleanly raises a $5M Series A to bring profitability to the on-demand laundry space Cleanly, the on-demand laundry and dry cleaning service started in NYC, has raised $5M in Series A funding. The startup had previously raised $2.3M in seed.. Hammering down margins
"11.04.2017 20:55:43" social.techcrunch.com U.S. Air Force and Lockheed demonstrate autonomous F-16 strike capabilities The U.S. Air Force, working with Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works (which, as its name suggests, is its skunkworks operation) have demonstrated another round of flight capabilities for an autonomous F-16 fighter jet, which is meant to show what an eventual The U.S. Air Force demonstrated an F-16 drone that can think on its feet in combat situations.
"11.04.2017 20:40:56" social.techcrunch.com It's time to publicly shame United Airlines' so-called online security Dear executives of United Airlines, I have some advice for you. 1: Fire whoever is in charge of your online security. 2: Burn down the building in which they.. How about that other problem with United...
"11.04.2017 20:19:15" social.techcrunch.com At under $60, Misfit's Flare trims all the fat and many of the features from fitness tracking Misfit's new fitness tracker comes in at under $60. The Flare is a device completely devoid of all bells and whistles for the sake of offering users simple.. Simple tracking functionality might be all you need
"11.04.2017 19:56:36" social.techcrunch.com Why do airlines overbook their flights? We've all been there: You turn up to the gate and there are more passengers than there are seats on the plane. You wouldn't be the first person to think, "If.. Putting together a 1 billion-piece puzzle
"11.04.2017 19:54:31" social.techcrunch.com What software engineers are making around the world right now A new study published by the data science team at Hired, a jobs marketplace for tech workers, shows why it's becoming harder for software engineers to afford..
"11.04.2017 19:45:34" social.techcrunch.com Shopkick's rewards shopping app expands to grocery stores Shopkick, a shopping rewards app that's currently ranked only #1233 on the App Store, is expanding its focus. The company today is launching a new.. Shopping apps have new competition
"11.04.2017 19:15:29" social.techcrunch.com Lyft raises $600M at $7.5B valuation Lyft has raised a total of $600 million in new funding, with a post-money valuation of $7.5 billion, the company announced via its blog on Tuesday. Reports had indicated the raise was in process, though the most recent figure pinned the total at $500 Lyft raises $600 million while rival Uber falters.
"11.04.2017 19:04:09" social.techcrunch.com Google's adversarial AI could lead to less reliance on real-world data One of the biggest challenges facing the development of AI is that it requires a huge amount of human input, both in terms of the involvement of people when it comes to identifying and inputting data up front, and in terms of the nature of data sets Google's focus on neural networks that critique each other's work could lead to better AI, faster.
"11.04.2017 18:55:15" social.techcrunch.com French presidential candidate Macron talks tough on tech firms over terrorism French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has become the latest high profile European politician to threaten U.S. tech companies over their use of.. He argues that the internet must be an essential part of the fight against terrorism
"11.04.2017 18:28:07" social.techcrunch.com Chrome now uses scroll anchoring to prevent those annoying page jumps The latest update to Google's Chrome browser makes mobile browsing a bit easier and (hopefully) less frustrating. One of the most annoying things about.. Making mobile browsing less frustrating
"11.04.2017 18:06:16" social.techcrunch.com Slack developers get another small tool to fill out their bot functionality Slack developers have been able to add a few buttons to the bottom of their responses in their in-line commands, but it seems like that was starting to get a.. They can be static or dynamic
"11.04.2017 17:45:48" social.techcrunch.com Stripe acquires Indie Hackers, a knowledge sharing community for entrepreneurs Stripe has acquired Indie Hackers, a website and community focusing on helping entrepreneurs become profitable while remaining independent. News of the acquisition broke through a blog post by Indie Hackers founder Courtland Allen and was quickly Stripe just made a pretty interesting acquisition....
"11.04.2017 17:12:49" social.techcrunch.com Ford built a baby bed that feels like it's driving around the neighborhood Some babies won't sleep unless they get a nighttime cruise around the neighborhood, as many parents (my own included) can attest. That's why Ford's latest.. Unfortunately you can't buy it right now
"11.04.2017 17:10:14" social.techcrunch.com Facebook Messenger now supports group payments Facebook introduced person-to-person payments within Messenger in early 2015, but today the company announced the feature is expanding to support groups, as.. Live starting today in the U.S.
"11.04.2017 16:48:09" social.techcrunch.com Online coupon site RetailMeNot acquired for $630 million Harland Clarke, a payment and marketing services firm, will acquire online coupon site RetailMeNot in a deal worth $630 million in equity. Harland Clarke will.. More consolidation in the online deals space
"11.04.2017 16:26:29" social.techcrunch.com Facebook's Communities Summit will gather group admins Zuck wants to empower Mark Zuckerberg's humanitarian manifesto from February outlined his desire to "build more tools to empower community leaders . . . to run and grow their.. Groups has quietly become one of Facebook's most popular features
"11.04.2017 16:05:21" social.techcrunch.com FretLink raises $6.4 million to make trucks run like clockwork Don't you love it when there's a fragmented market with many different actors and outdated tech products? French startup FretLink is using all the tips in the startup handbook and applying them to a neglected industry — the trucking industry. FretLink a It's time to disrupt the trucking industry
"11.04.2017 16:01:42" social.techcrunch.com Uber launches a new patent purchase program to help grow its owned IP library Uber has launched a new patent purchase program, called UP3, which will seek to expedite the process of purchasing patents with an open application windows opening April 24, 2017 and closing May 23, 2017. The idea is to get patent holders to propose a Uber's new patent purchase program aims to help it build its IP library quickly.
"11.04.2017 15:59:42" social.techcrunch.com IFTTT highlights 'Applets' that help publishers stay connected with readers IFTTT is best known as a platform for automating some of the tasks performed by smart devices around the home, but the company's also been working with news.. IFTTT is moving into news notifications
"11.04.2017 15:52:24" social.techcrunch.com NASA and Amazon will stream from space in 4K for the first time on April 26 You might have a 4K television or display, but what content is really worthy of that kind of resolution? Sports? Pfft. Netflix shows? Ha. But how about space? According to people who've been there (who are probably best positioned to know), there's NASA to live stream from space in 4K on April 26 using AWS.
"11.04.2017 14:55:26" social.techcrunch.com NASA to reveal new findings around ocean worlds beyond Earth this week NASA will hold a press conference on Thursday, starting at 2 PM ET, at which it will discuss new discoveries related to ocean worlds found within our solar system. The fresh findings come from the Cassini spacecraft, which was launched in 1997 and arrived NASA to reveal new findings around ocean worlds beyond Earth this week
"11.04.2017 14:42:15" social.techcrunch.com Apple could be designing its own power management chip as well Apple already has planned to design its own graphics chip for the iPhone, but the company doesn't plan to stop there. According to Reuters and German investment banks, Apple is putting together a team to design its own battery management chip for the Maybe that could improve the battery life of the iPhone?
"11.04.2017 14:30:48" social.techcrunch.com Instagram Direct unites ephemeral and permanent messaging for 375M users After successfully cloning Snapchat Stories, Instagram is looking to one-up its competitor in chat with a reimagining of its sleeping giant of a private.. Instagram attacks the "chat" part of Snap
"11.04.2017 14:17:09" social.techcrunch.com The Shade Room's Angie Nwandu is coming to Disrupt NY While many traditional publishers are figuring out their social media strategies, The Shade Room has already built an Instagram-centric media juggernaut... 8.4 million followers can't be wrong