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"24.01.2017 20:28:17" social.techcrunch.com UX tool suite Fuse raises $12M to make apps prettier and more productive For end users, an app's user experience is, essentially, the product. No wonder, then, that app developers are investing more heavily in better user.. “Winning today's app battles comes down to having killer UX”
"24.01.2017 20:08:06" social.techcrunch.com Court won't reconsider DOJ argument in Microsoft customer data case Microsoft won a narrow victory in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals today, as the court split 4-4 on whether to rehear arguments from the Department of.. Microsoft wins a narrow victory
"24.01.2017 19:44:15" social.techcrunch.com Apple will finally let developers respond to App Store reviews Apple is finally going to give its developers a way to respond to customer reviews on its App Store and Mac App Store - a feature that's long been available.. Apple catches up
"24.01.2017 19:41:41" social.techcrunch.com Doppler Labs taps former Microsoft corporate devices head for COO, says Here One will ship Feb. 21 Doppler Labs is growing its executive team as it prepares to ship its first major product release.Today, the company announced that Brian Hall, former Corporate VP of Devices at Microsoft, will be joining Doppler Labs as its COO. Hall joins the smart This AirPods-killer will start shipping Feb. 21st
"24.01.2017 19:34:01" social.techcrunch.com Vestiaire Collective raises $62 million for its pre-owned fashion marketplace Vestiaire Collective is slowly but surely turning into a giant e-commerce platform for clothes and fashion accessories. Think about it as a sort of eBay for fashion items, but with a premium positioning. The French startup just raised $62 million (€58 Maybe you could sell a few clothing items in your wardrobe?
"24.01.2017 19:24:50" social.techcrunch.com Breathometer ordered to refund purchases of its breathalyzers as part of FTC settlement Breathometer, a startup that quickly rose to prominence due to an appearance on Shark Tank, has agreed to a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission in.. A product that can't afford inaccuracies
"24.01.2017 19:04:21" social.techcrunch.com Cisco debuts its own smart whiteboard priced to compete with the Google Jamboard If you haven't been following the enterprise space of late, you may well have missed the memo that collaborative white boards are the hot newness. Microsoft.. Collaborative white boards are the new hotness
"24.01.2017 18:38:45" social.techcrunch.com Airbnb is in talks to acquire social payments startup Tilt We'd been hearing murmurs for a while that Tilt was up for grabs and was talking to a few folks in recent weeks, and early January caught wind that the.. Airbnb wants to be more than a booking service
"24.01.2017 18:35:19" social.techcrunch.com Why even the best tech couldn't give us a precise inauguration headcount Alternative facts aside, attendance at President Trump's inauguration was low. Citing crowd scientists from Manchester Metropolitan University in Britain,.. Alternative facts aside, attendance at President Trump's inauguration was low
"24.01.2017 18:33:55" social.techcrunch.com Apple releases first iOS 10.3 beta with “Find My AirPods” The ultimate first world problem is finally solved. Apple just released the first beta of iOS 10.3 to developers. Among other changes, the beta includes way to find your lost AirPods in the Find My iPhone app. Here's how it works. As you know, Apple's Never lose a poor tiny little AirPod again
"24.01.2017 18:31:22" social.techcrunch.com Google says its G Suite for Education now has 70M users Google announced that its G Suite for Education, which was previously known as Google Apps for Education, now has 70 million users worldwide. That's up from.. A steady growth rate
"24.01.2017 18:08:03" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft names LinkedIn SVP Kevin Scott as CTO Microsoft announced this morning that it has tapped Kevin Scott as its new Chief Technology Officer. The c-level promotion is an expansion of Scott's.. Microsoft has a new CTO
"24.01.2017 17:44:20" social.techcrunch.com Ford hires Apple, Nike and Burberry alum to head global branding efforts Ford has picked up a new executive with a strong history of success in marketing and communications across a range of verticals; the automaker announced today that Musk Tariq will join as vice president and chief brand officer at the company, acting as Ford's new brand executive knows fashion, lifestyle and tech very well.
"24.01.2017 17:24:38" social.techcrunch.com Amazon's new Echo wake word makes your Star Trek dreams come true Amazon has a new wake word for its Echo speakers, letting you trigger the Alexa voice assistant by uttering "Computer" aloud. It's far more susceptible to accidental activation, yes, but it's also a dream come true for Star Trek fans who watched both Star Trek is probably a big reason why we have voice-operated computing today.
"24.01.2017 17:16:35" social.techcrunch.com Alibaba's local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion Alibaba just reported a very impressive quarter of business, but there was a small nugget of notable funding news tucked away in its announcement. Koubei, an.. Confirmed.
"24.01.2017 17:09:29" social.techcrunch.com Box unveils an overhauled BoxNotes productivity platform BoxNotes, a productivity tool at Box, is announcing updated functionality and a new design. The platform, which Box says is used by nearly 40% Fortune 500 companies, will now let users view and edit all notes within a single browser. They will also be Box unveils an overhauled BoxNotes productivity platform
"24.01.2017 16:55:02" social.techcrunch.com Pokémon launches Duel, a new free iOS and Android strategy battle game Pokémon has another official new mobile game that isn't Pokémon GO – it's a strategy battle game called Pokémon Duel where you collect virtual figures and fight them in an attempt to take over territory from your rival. The Duel element involves actually There's a new official mobile Pokémon game in town.
"24.01.2017 16:48:33" social.techcrunch.com TripActions raises $14.6 million for corporate travel booking Corporations could be a lot more efficient with the travel spend, believes booking platform TripActions. And they're announcing $14.6 million in funding from Zeev Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners to fulfill that mission.Premised on the idea that TripActions raises $14.6 million for corporate travel booking
"24.01.2017 16:44:18" social.techcrunch.com Spendesk grabs $2.2 million for its next-gen corporate cards French startup Spendesk might be just a few months old, but the company is currently firing on all cylinders. Spendesk just raised $2.2 million (€2 million), just rebranded the company, and is about to launch mobile apps and corporate plastic cards for It's like Revolut, but for corporate spending.
"24.01.2017 16:08:09" social.techcrunch.com Ford, GM and FCA CEOs meet with Trump to discuss regulation and job creation Donald Trump met with top execs at all three major U.S. automakers on Tuesday, in a sit-down in which he laid out his desire to see the car companies create new factories in the U.S. and boost their stateside output. His comments at the meeting echoed The top U.S. automotive execs met with Trump today and came away apparently feeling optimistic.
"24.01.2017 15:29:25" social.techcrunch.com Pokémon Go is finally available in South Korea Many may have stopped playing Pokémon Go, last year's smash hit mobile game, but fans in Korea are just getting a taste of the action after it launched in.. Better late than never
"24.01.2017 15:07:39" social.techcrunch.com Google Lunar X Prize competition down to 5 finalists aiming to fly to the moon in 2017 Google's Lunar X Prize competition is nearing its zenith – the slate of competitors is down to five finalists, all of whom are competing to be the first private company to launch a spacecraft destined for the moon by the end of 2017. The five remaining These 5 finalists are all shooting for the Moon in 2017 to win the Google Lunar X Prize
"24.01.2017 15:03:28" social.techcrunch.com Alibaba smashes estimates as revenue jumps 54% to $7.67 billion Alibaba has smashed analyst estimates with its latest financials. The Chinese e-commerce giant reported (PDF) net income of RMB 17.12 billion.. A big win for Alibaba
"24.01.2017 14:41:34" social.techcrunch.com Amazon nabs the first ever Oscar best picture nomination for a streaming service Amazon has beat Netflix to a considerable honor for its efforts to create high-quality original film and TV content; the company picked up a nomination for best picture from the Oscars Tuesday, for Manchester by the Sea. The Casey Affleck and Michelle Amazon make history with Best Picture Oscar nomination.
"24.01.2017 14:40:48" social.techcrunch.com Faraday Future sued by visual effects studio for $1.8 million There's a chance some of Faraday Future's videos and photos feature special effects instead of images of the real vehicles. And now the company known for.. Oof
"24.01.2017 14:38:56" social.techcrunch.com Hola Trump ¿Dónde está la versión en español en la web de la Casa Blanca? Parece que el gobierno de Donald Trump ha retirado la página web de la Casa Blanca en español. Al menos durante la transición. Sad
"24.01.2017 14:12:06" social.techcrunch.com Auto executives see connected cars as cash cows Connected vehicles are booming – they're often mentioned in the same breath as autonomous cars, but are much more achievable from a technical perspective. Car makers are increasingly making on-board cellular data connections a standard option, too, and A connected car could be worth 10x what a standard vehicle is to automakers.
"24.01.2017 13:32:47" social.techcrunch.com Kreisel's fully electric Mercedes G-Class is the Terminator's off-road vehicle of choice Electric vehicles tend to be designed with a certain customer in ind, and typically this imagined buyer is probably bookish, possibly vegan and mostly concerned with getting around in maximum efficiency. Tesla shook up this stereotype a bit with its Kreisel's all-electric G-Class is just what the Schwarzenegger ordered.
"24.01.2017 12:47:04" social.techcrunch.com Verizon fourth quarter earnings fall short of analyst expectations Verzion reported adjusted fourth quarter earnings this morning of 86 cents per share, on revenue of $32.3 billion. On the earnings side, that falls short of.. Our corporate overlords had a disappointing Q4
"24.01.2017 12:22:53" social.techcrunch.com Quiqup partners with Hungryhouse to let take-outs in London outsource delivery Quiqup, a London-based delivery startup that offers an app and service similar to Postmates in the U.S., has partnered with take-out ordering service hungryhouse to let partner restaurants outsource delivery. This can either be to add additional delivery More London delivery action
"24.01.2017 11:35:18" social.techcrunch.com Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to open up facility in Toulouse, France One of the two companies working on Hyperloop trains just held a press conference in Toulouse to announce that the company is going to have a 3,000 square meter facility (roughly 38,000 sq ft) in the French city of Toulouse. While Hyperloop Transportation Is it a train? Is it a plane? It's a Hyperloop!
"24.01.2017 08:34:00" Pavegen Pavegen plans to power the world with footsteps
"24.01.2017 06:50:42" techcrunch.com Samsung records highest profit jump in 3 years Samsung today recorded its biggest leap in profits for three years,up 50 percent year-on-year, showing that there is far more to the company than the Galaxy..
"24.01.2017 04:03:47" social.techcrunch.com Civil War short 'My Brother's Keeper' touts bleeding-edge VR cinematography at Sundance Filmmakers are still trying to wrap their heads around VR, and the results are a mixed bag — but as the technology to create catches up with cinematic.. Most of it is shot in 3D and 360
"24.01.2017 02:35:56" social.techcrunch.com Charter Spectrum tweets terrible wifi security advice The Super Bowl is in two weeks. The Patriots vs the Falcons. And Charter Communication's Spectrum service wants you to change your wifi password to support.. Um, what?
"24.01.2017 01:44:19" social.techcrunch.com Trends in Israel's cybersecurity investments While global investment in cybersecurity startups may have shown signs of slowing in 2016, Israel – second only to the U.S. market – remained strong and.. The hottest sectors for investors
"24.01.2017 00:41:06" social.techcrunch.com The White House is adding four 'Skype Seats' to its press briefings Among the revelations at Sean Spicer's first official White House briefing as press secretary was the newly minted administration's plans to add a quartet.. Could be a good opportunity for outside parties
"24.01.2017 00:18:15" Crunch Report 1/23 Sprint takes 33% stake in TIDAL, SEC is investigating Yahoo and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2kaSly5
"23.01.2017 23:18:45" social.techcrunch.com Axon VR promises real haptic feedback for your sojourns into virtual reality Have you ever wanted to feel a dragon breathe on your wrist? A tiny reindeer paw at your palm? A virtual robot skitter up your arm and burrow into your chest?.. Ever wanted to feel a dragon breathe on your wrist?
"23.01.2017 22:52:39" social.techcrunch.com Facebook bug would've let anyone delete any video Welcome to another episode of “Bug Bounties Work and Are Good!”. Remember that bug from a while back that would've let anyone delete your Facebook photos? Turns out a similar bug was lurking for videos. Security researcher Dan Melamed discovered the Whoops!
"23.01.2017 22:51:56" social.techcrunch.com Trump's FCC Chairman pick Ajit Pai heralds a weaker, meeker Commission FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai was elevated today to Chairman by the Trump administration, setting the stage for a more restrained and permissive FCC than under..
"23.01.2017 22:51:31" social.techcrunch.com Australia details plan to replace passport stamping with biometric scans A badge of pride among frequent travelers, the battered passport could become a relic of the past, as sophisticated technology aims to replace more.. The battered passport could become a relic of the past
"23.01.2017 22:49:34" social.techcrunch.com Oculus' new film “Dear Angelica” is the most beautiful VR yet Dear Angelica is pure art that gracefully leverages the transporting, first-person perspective of a headset to immerse you in a heartfelt story that couldn't be told on a movie screen. We're finally out of the VR tech demo phase
"23.01.2017 22:26:05" social.techcrunch.com Yahoo unsurprisingly pushes back its Verizon acquisition closing date Yahoo reported its fourth quarter earnings to date, where as usual the financial metrics don't really matter because the company is in the process of getting.. Pushed back to Q2 of this year
"23.01.2017 22:25:03" social.techcrunch.com Trump's inauguration broke live video streaming records Though some cried while others cheered, both sides tuned into to watch President Trump's inauguration in sizable numbers - record-breaking numbers, in.. Trump's inauguration speaks volumes to the growing trend of live video consumption
"23.01.2017 22:09:32" social.techcrunch.com Go tell Neil Young that he can use the JustBoom DAC to play back his audio on a Raspberry Pi My, my, hey, hey lossless audio is here to stay thanks to JustBoom, a set of Raspberry Pi "hats" that connect to the mini computer and offer high fidelity.. My, my, hey, hey lossless audio is here to stay
"23.01.2017 21:44:13" social.techcrunch.com India's Uber rival Ola hires a new COO Ola, the ride-sharing service that rivals Uber in India, has hired a new COO. Vishal Kaul joins the company from Pepsi
"23.01.2017 21:20:10" social.techcrunch.com Time Inc-owned Viant acquires mobile ad company Adelphic Viant, the ad tech company acquired by Time Inc. last year, just announced an acquisition of its own. The company has reached an agreement to buy Adelphic,.. An acquisition for Time Inc's online ad division
"23.01.2017 21:07:05" social.techcrunch.com Chinese bike-sharing startup Mobike snags strategic investment from Foxconn Just weeks after landing a $215 million Series D funding round, Chinese bike-sharing service Mobike has scooped up a strategic investor from prolific.. This bike-sharing startup is on a roll
"23.01.2017 20:42:13" social.techcrunch.com Fake news' power to influence shrinks with a contextual warning, study finds Research conducted by social psychologists at Cambridge University in the UK, and Yale and George Mason in the US, offers a potential strategy for mitigating.. Fake news undermines the democratic process
"23.01.2017 20:17:03" social.techcrunch.com Hanson Robotics built a Professor Einstein toy to teach kids science with a familiar face Hanson Robotics is making its first foray into the consumer electronics market with an educational toy called Professor Einstein. The device is a pint-sized,.. Using AI to answer kids' questions about science
"23.01.2017 20:04:56" social.techcrunch.com Chan Zuckerberg Initiative acquires and will free up science search engine Meta Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan's $45 billion philanthropy organization is making its first acquisition in order to make it easier for scientists to.. How to make every scientist more effective with one acquisition
"23.01.2017 19:54:37" social.techcrunch.com Google starts testing Instant Apps in the wild One of the biggest surprises at last year's Google I/O developer conference was the announcement of Instant Apps for Android. These new kinds of apps are.. Bridging the gap between web apps and native apps
"23.01.2017 19:48:44" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft heads to court to fight Justice Department gag orders Microsoft heads to court Monday morning to defend its right to disclose when the government requests data on its users. The case, known as Microsoft v... Microsoft defends its right to disclose when the government requests data
"23.01.2017 19:41:54" social.techcrunch.com Apple releases macOS 10.12.3 with MacBook Pro GPU and battery fixes Apple has just released an update to macOS Sierra. 10.12.3 is a bugfix update, but it brings some much needed changes for the new MacBook Pro released late last year. With today's update, Apple has issued a couple of fixes for the graphics chipset in the No more graphical glitches *and* the "Consumer Reports" bugfix
"23.01.2017 18:50:32" social.techcrunch.com Hugo Barra is leaving his position as head of international at Xiaomi Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is losing its head of international and primary English-language spokesperson Hugo Barra after he announced his exit from the.. Barra will leave Xiaomi in February
"23.01.2017 18:28:15" social.techcrunch.com With 'Dear Angelica,' Oculus finds a story worthy of the VR medium In court this week, defending the origin of the company he took such a huge bet on years ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg divulged some of his deeper motivations for pursuing a VR future with Oculus."We want to get closer to this kind of perfect Oculus shows off its best animated film yet at Sundance.
"23.01.2017 18:26:51" social.techcrunch.com SoundCloud amps up advertising with programmatic buying in the US On the heels of hiring a new CTO from Yahoo and trying to position itself either as a stronger acquisition target or standalone entity, SoundCloud is getting.. Expect to see more ads on SoundCloud
"23.01.2017 18:05:15" social.techcrunch.com Twitter partners with Dick Clark Productions to live stream more red carpet pre-shows More red carpet live streams are coming to Twitter, thanks to a new deal between the social network and Dick Clark Productions, announced this morning. The.. More red carpet live streams are coming to Twitter
"23.01.2017 17:42:31" social.techcrunch.com The new Google Voice launches, bringing a modern look, group chat, photo sharing & more Confirming reports from earlier this month that a Google Voice update was in the works, Google today has launched a refreshed version of its VoIP calling.. Separate tabs for your text messages, calls and voicemail
"23.01.2017 17:20:50" social.techcrunch.com Samsung says it won't launch the Galaxy S8 at Mobile World Congress Hot on the heels of providing closure around the Galaxy Note 7 saga, Samsung won't be launching or previewing its come-back smartphone at Mobile World.. Still waiting for the come-back smartphone
"23.01.2017 17:10:07" social.techcrunch.com Snapchat's big redesign, featuring universal search and more, just hit iOS Snapchat's major redesign, which introduces a universal search bar to the top of the app, among other features, has today hit iOS. The refreshed user.. Search just got easier on Snapchat
"23.01.2017 16:25:13" social.techcrunch.com Qualcomm stock takes a sharp hit on heels of Apple and FTC filings A rough start to the week for Qualcomm stock following a week that brought some major bad news in the form of an FTC antitrust complaint and a one $1 billion.. Qualcomm's morning kicked off with a tumble
"23.01.2017 16:23:39" social.techcrunch.com Sprint takes 33% stake in Tidal, plans to offer it to its 45M users Sprint said that it plans to make the service available to its mobile users, which today number 45 million across both subscription and pre-paid tiers. “Tidal and its artists will make exclusive content that will only be available to current and new An interesting turn of events in the streaming music industry
"23.01.2017 16:01:20" social.techcrunch.com Boom completes wind tunnel testing, paving the way for supersonic airplane construction Supersonic airplane startup Boom has just completed a key step on the way to building a production supersonic passenger jet; the startup finished its wind tunnel testing, verifying its first two years of aerodynamic design work and setting the stage for Boom is now ready to start work actually building supersonic jets for test flights.
"23.01.2017 15:11:52" social.techcrunch.com IBM acquiring Agile 3 Solutions to give execs visiblity into security risks IBM Security announced this morning that it has purchased Agile 3 Solutions, a San Francisco-based company that helps executives understand cyber-security.. Gives execs insights into security risk
"23.01.2017 14:46:59" social.techcrunch.com All Chromebooks launching in 2017 will be compatible with Android apps All Chromebooks new in 2017 will support Android apps out of the box. An update will not be required. Owners will be able to take the Chromebook home, open it.. Google just made Chromebooks a whole lot better.
"23.01.2017 14:01:44" social.techcrunch.com Insight Venture Partners invests $165 million in automated testing startup Tricentis Tricentis, a startup that helps enterprise development teams automate software testing, got a bushel of money today from Insight Venture Partners -- $165.. Agile development requires faster testing.
"23.01.2017 12:51:22" social.techcrunch.com Hit selfie app Meitu gobbles up your personal data You've probably seen a Meitu selfie in your Instagram or Facebook feed in the past 24 hours. The app smoothes skin, slims down faces, and even applies a layer..
"23.01.2017 12:21:47" social.techcrunch.com The Future of TV isn't apps We're in the mid-digital age, but we live with the legacy of analog systems, technology and thinking that's only embellished by the technologies of our new.. Whenever a new technology arrives we typically misuse it
"23.01.2017 08:20:52" social.techcrunch.com Energy is the new new internet If you're not paying attention to what's going on in energy, you should. We've seen this movie before. Spoiler alert: There's massive economic.. Let's stop acting surprised, and instead start acting.
"23.01.2017 05:20:11" social.techcrunch.com Take a tour of Slack's new NYC office Slack has been busy lately. The two-year-old company has covered a lot of ground since it launched. Beyond growing to 4 million daily active users and 1.25.. The non-symmetrical geometry of the space helps manage acoustics
"23.01.2017 03:31:08" social.techcrunch.com Samsung concludes, unsurprisingly, that battery issues caused Note 7 explosions After explosions, recalls, and months of bad press, Samsung is attempting to put the drawn out Galaxy Note 7 saga behind it once and for all, with the.. Samsung is attempting to put the Note 7 saga behind it
"23.01.2017 03:09:52" social.techcrunch.com The SEC is reportedly investigating why Yahoo took so long to disclose that it was hacked As if two massive data breaches affecting more than one billion users isn't enough, Yahoo is now under investigation from the SEC for not disclosing the hacks.. Yahoo is now under investigation from the SEC for not disclosing the hacks sooner
"23.01.2017 02:44:54" social.techcrunch.com NHTSA releases full investigation to fatal Autopilot crash
"23.01.2017 02:14:44" social.techcrunch.com Ethics — the next frontier for artificial intelligence With one foot in its science fiction past and the other in the new frontier of science and tech innovations, AI occupies a unique place in our cultural.. President Trump will have to reckon with the inevitability of automation, even as he promises to bring back manufacturing jobs
"22.01.2017 22:58:40" social.techcrunch.com WhatsApp, Signal, and dangerously ignorant journalism There is something about encryption that brings out the worst in journalists. Because to most of them it is magic, they are always searching desperately for.. There is something about encryption that brings out the worst in journalists
"22.01.2017 20:43:54" social.techcrunch.com Hacking the Army A hacker prodding a public-facing Army recruitment website in early December stumbled upon a vulnerability, then another, until he found himself suddenly..
"22.01.2017 19:59:35" social.techcrunch.com Sorry Elon, driverless passenger drones will be the vehicular disruption of the future Henry Ford famously said that if you asked people what they wanted, they wouldn't have said “ a car.” They would have said - “a faster horse.” I.. Perhaps The Jetsons had it figured out
"22.01.2017 19:39:17" social.techcrunch.com Elon Musk says to expect "major" vehicle model revisions almost annually Tesla CEO and founder Elon Musk has advice for prospective buyers hoping they're vehicles will be future-proof: Shop elsewhere. Musk made the comment when responding to a Twitter question about the possibility of a paid upgrade path for existing vehicle Tesla isn't going to stop making big changes to existing models anytime soon.
"22.01.2017 19:18:53" social.techcrunch.com Elon Musk says to expect “major” Tesla hardware revisions almost annually Tesla CEO and founder Elon Musk has advice for prospective buyers hoping their vehicles will be future-proof: Shop elsewhere. Musk made the comment when.. If you want a future-proof vehicle, shop elsewhere.
"22.01.2017 19:13:04" social.techcrunch.com This Swiss watch would power, and be powered by, a heartbeat Swiss researchers have given a literal twist to the proverbial ticker, designing a clock-like device that could help power pacemakers by harvesting energy.. This device might make replacement pacemaker batteries a thing of the past
"22.01.2017 14:15:59" social.techcrunch.com XNOR.ai frees AI from the prison of the supercomputer Machine learning and AI are incredible tools, but they also require a similarly incredible amount of computing power. If that requirement could be cut by a.. This could be an AI breakthrough
"22.01.2017 01:36:37" social.techcrunch.com Maker Bre Pettis talks about the way forward for tech in this new century On this week's episode of Technotopia I talked to Bre Pettis, former CEO of Makerbot and the founder of Bre&Co. Pettis has been thinking about new.. We caught up with the former CEO of MakerBot and the founder of Bre&Co
"22.01.2017 01:13:53" social.techcrunch.com Snapchat embraces offline purchase ad targeting its CEO called “creepy” Snap Inc.'s quest to earn enough money to IPO sees it flip-flopping after pledging not to use "creepy" ad targeting. Snap will now allow advertisers to use.. Snapchat flip flops
"22.01.2017 00:50:20" social.techcrunch.com Whitehouse.gov petition seeking Trump tax returns flies past 100,000 signature goal A Whitehouse.gov petition calling for President Donald Trump to immediately release his tax returns has surpassed the 100,000-signature threshold in under a..
"22.01.2017 00:27:45" social.techcrunch.com For dramatic VR to succeed, music must become the director The use of music -- not as a background mood enhancer, but actually as a director of sorts -- will be critical as VR and AR content creators struggle with how.. Music needs to become an invisible puppet master doing the job film editors and directors used to do
"22.01.2017 00:02:45" social.techcrunch.com Qualcomm fires back against Apple over lawsuit and FTC action This week, Qualcomm started getting serious regulatory heat when the Federal Trade Commission filed charges.. Never a dull moment in the smartphone wars
"21.01.2017 23:26:01" t.co Sundance merges VR with real life through props, AR, and vibrating suits You can't try this at home, even if you wanted to. Today's premiere of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival's New Frontier exhibit proved there are vivid.. Here's the future of VR art
"21.01.2017 23:08:45" social.techcrunch.com Jack Dorsey apologizes for Twitter glitch forcing some users to follow Trump's @POTUS Twitter chief Jack Dorsey today apologized for what he says were technical problems causing some Twitter users to involuntarily follow the @POTUS account as..
"21.01.2017 20:44:45" social.techcrunch.com Win a trip to San Francisco for the 10th annual Crunchies Awards Walk the Green Carpet in style! One lucky winner will be able to invite a friend on a whirlwind trip to San Francisco to rub elbows with founders, VCs and the.. You won't want to miss this chance!
"21.01.2017 20:31:57" social.techcrunch.com CRISPR is the technological discovery of the century
"21.01.2017 20:22:51" social.techcrunch.com Zoom raises $100 million to become latest unicorn
"21.01.2017 20:04:33" social.techcrunch.com The genomics intelligence revolution We've entered a new phase in the history of whole-genome sequencing; it has opened the door to understanding our entire world at the molecular level. With.. The spectrum of possibility for whole genome sequencing has implications for the way we handle human health
"21.01.2017 19:24:36" social.techcrunch.com How job posts can launch and perpetuate the wage gap in tech We know there are more men than women in tech careers, and we know there's a wage gap. But as professionals age, the gender gap decreases. The problem.. Women often start behind and spend their careers trying to catch up
"21.01.2017 19:04:00" social.techcrunch.com Defense and Homeland Security Secretaries confirmed controlling $86.7 billion in tech spending As the nation's capital prepared to celebrate the inauguration of the nation's 45th President, Senators confirmed President Donald Trump's nominees for..
"21.01.2017 18:47:18" social.techcrunch.com A Twitter glitch autofollowed some users to Trump's @POTUS by mistake A number of Twitter users tonight are claiming their accounts have somehow automatically followed the Twitter accounts, @POTUS, @FLOTUS and @VP - now in the.. Not a smooth handoff
"21.01.2017 18:41:56" social.techcrunch.com France's French Tech Visa is a new program for foreign tech talent
"21.01.2017 16:40:56" social.techcrunch.com Hit selfie app Meitu gobbles up your personal data You've probably seen a Meitu selfie in your Instagram or Facebook feed in the past 24 hours. The app smoothes skin, slims down faces, and even applies a layer..
"21.01.2017 16:04:57" social.techcrunch.com Instagram Stories now has as many users as Snapchat
"21.01.2017 16:04:14" social.techcrunch.com Weekly Roundup: Zuckerberg defends Oculus in court, Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence President Trump is officially the 45th President of the United States. Minutes after the inauguration, the White House's LGBT rights page disappeared, as well.. Catch up on all of this week's tech news
"21.01.2017 13:39:20" social.techcrunch.com Wearables have got some work to do this year It's a wait and see moment for wrist-worn devices. After a few years of betting heavily on the space, this most recent CES didn't offer much; save for.. It's a wait and see moment for wrist-worn devices
"21.01.2017 10:47:19" social.techcrunch.com Look, a nice round candy-colored mechanical keyboard Who likes gadgets? You do! Here's a nice one. It's a cute wireless keyboard with round, friendly buttons and a shiny, happy look to it. It has no agenda but.. The keyboard is open-minded and works happily with all the major operating systems
"21.01.2017 10:02:03" social.techcrunch.com Recommendations on cyber security for the 45th President 2016 was an extraordinary year. A record number of security breaches affected billions of people worldwide, including cyber attacks that dramatically impacted.. Use more hackers
"21.01.2017 08:31:13" social.techcrunch.com In a tech-saturated world, customer feedback is everything I've found that the most valuable design tool in the 21st century is rather old-fashioned: customer feedback. Technology has produced huge breakthroughs in.. The ingenuity of modern design often leads to product teams neglecting the basics
"21.01.2017 08:01:20" social.techcrunch.com How to fail at Kickstarter — even if you get funded Originally positioned as a medium for projects to garner modest seed funding from a diverse group of supporters, crowdfunding platforms have evolved. Yes,.. Crowdfunding is all about backers trusting a founder.
"21.01.2017 06:46:15" social.techcrunch.com Forward, a $149 per month medical startup, aims to be the Apple Store of doctor's offices It was cold and pouring outside as the Uber pulled up at 180 Sutter Street in downtown San Francisco. Inside, a man dressed all in black offered to take my..
"21.01.2017 04:01:21" social.techcrunch.com FishTaco can analyze your microbiome before or after you eat a fish taco Our microbiomes: who understands them? Scientists? The bacteria colonizing our guts? The guy who made the Mexican food we just ate? Wrong. It's our computers... Computers understand our microbiomes best
"21.01.2017 03:26:19" social.techcrunch.com Casual dating app Down acquired by Paktor Remember “Bang With Friends?” The controversial app, which later rebranded as Down, was acquired by Singapore-based dating startup Paktor (they're.. Two dating apps hook up
"21.01.2017 03:01:38" social.techcrunch.com FLYR raised $8 million to change the way we buy plane tickets Travel tech startup FLYR raised $8 million in Series A funding for technology that predicts the price of airfares by applying artificial intelligence to a.. Using AI to predict the price of airfares
"21.01.2017 02:35:13" social.techcrunch.com Accel names Luciana Lixandru as partner Accel, the VC firm that has been involved in some of the biggest deals in the most recent tech boom -- startups backed include Facebook, Supercell,.. Accel is evolving
"21.01.2017 02:09:30" social.techcrunch.com Buzzvil acquires Slidejoy for a lockscreen ad consolidation New York City startup Slidejoy has been acquired by South Korean competitor Buzzvil. Both companies offer a way for Android users to earn rewards in exchange.. Get rewards in exchange for allowing ads on your lockscreens
"21.01.2017 01:42:49" social.techcrunch.com Amazon's latest Dash button will send you a randomly assorted box of candy Amazon's latest (physical) Dash button is like a "I'm Feeling Lucky" for candy. When pressed, the button will send you a box with a random assortment of.. Send yourself a treat
"21.01.2017 01:16:08" social.techcrunch.com Unboxing six gadgets from CES 2017 I had a great time out here at CES 2017 in Las Vegas -- every once in a while I got to sneak away and walk around a little bit and check out the goodies. A.. Leftover goodies from CES
"21.01.2017 00:50:08" social.techcrunch.com Payments startup Dwolla raises $6.85M more, debuts white-label API Some news today from Dwolla, the startup that competes with banks (but also works with them) to provide payments and money transfers with reduced fees by.. Funding for a fintech startup
"21.01.2017 00:27:44" social.techcrunch.com Sundance merges VR with real life through props, AR, and vibrating suits You can't try this at home, even if you wanted to. Today's premiere of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival's New Frontier exhibit proved there are vivid.. The future of VR steals tricks from haunted houses
"21.01.2017 00:24:19" social.techcrunch.com Twitter just can't let go of Vine, launches an online archive Twitter just can't seem to let go of Vine. The company announced last fall it would close the video-sharing community site and its accompanying mobile.. Another move to preserve Vine content
"21.01.2017 00:05:00" Crunch Report 1/20 Apple's billion dollar suit against Qualcomm, WhiteHouse.gov removes climate change and LGBT pages and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2jJa2HG
"20.01.2017 23:59:16" social.techcrunch.com Google wants to make YouTube a better place for advertisers Despite its massive success with viewers, Google always had a hard time convincing advertisers that its video platform was the best place for them to reach.. Half of YouTube views now happen on mobile
"20.01.2017 23:32:28" social.techcrunch.com Twitter's latest feature tries to identify your BFF Twitter thinks it has identified your BFF. The company is currently testing a new feature that will highlight the tweets from a select, single account that.. Yes, a single person's tweets will get their own special spot on your timeline
"20.01.2017 23:05:12" social.techcrunch.com Quixey alums launch Sigma, a platform to bring merits and certifications online A new company named Sigma, founded by alumni of mobile app search engine Quixey, aims to take records and certifications currently trapped in the analog.. The company has raised $4.35 million in seed funding
"20.01.2017 22:37:36" social.techcrunch.com Technology can't replace the human touch Everywhere you turn these days, there's talk of automation replacing people. Technology is surely advancing at a rapid rate, and in today's click-driven media.. People still matter
"20.01.2017 22:15:59" social.techcrunch.com Obama returns to his original Twitter handle and launches Obama.org Former () President Obama is heading off for a well-earned vacation, but before going to his undisclosed but hopefully sunny and isolated location, he.. Leaving @POTUS in the small hands of Trump
"20.01.2017 21:55:55" social.techcrunch.com With 'Dear Angelica,' Oculus finds a story worthy of the VR medium "We want to get closer to this kind of perfect representation, so you can capture a moment you had." The medium of virtual reality is a new one, one that may.. Oculus' latest short film
"20.01.2017 21:33:49" social.techcrunch.com Apple files a billion dollar royalty suit against Qualcomm What started off as a rough week for Qualcomm just got worse. Apple is piling onto the lawsuit train just ahead of the weekend, following in the US Federal.. What started off as a rough week for Qualcomm just got worse
"20.01.2017 21:26:32" social.techcrunch.com Rocket Internet closes $1B fund If you thought the problems Rocket Internet has had bringing its portfolio of startups and its business overall into the black would have spelled setbacks.. The largest to date out of Europe
"20.01.2017 21:10:07" TechCrunch's cover photo The 10th Annual Crunchies are coming Feb. 6! Get your tickets here: https://techcrunch.com/event-info/10th-annual-crunchies-awards/
"20.01.2017 21:04:01" social.techcrunch.com Sony brings support for 360-degree YouTube video to PlayStation VR Sony's virtual reality headset has offered some form of support for 360-degree YouTube content since around Christmas time of last year, but as Engadget.. Full access to YouTube's catalogue
"20.01.2017 20:43:31" social.techcrunch.com Weekly Roundup: Zuckerberg defends Oculus in court, Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence President Trump is officially the 45th President of the United States. Minutes after the inauguration, the White House's LGBT rights page disappeared, as well as any mention of the terms "climate change" and "global warming." The @POTUS Twitter account The most impactful tech stories of the week
"20.01.2017 20:41:47" social.techcrunch.com Samsung reportedly concludes 'irregularly sized' batteries caused Galaxy Note 7 explosions Samsung is holding a press conference in three days to explain the defect in the Galaxy Note 7 that forced the product's recall, but already it is being.. The culprit could be wrongly sized batteries
"20.01.2017 20:06:15" social.techcrunch.com Facebook is looking at ways to mitigate the impact of fake news Fake news has been top of mind for a lot of people as of late. After the presidential election in the U.S. and public outcry over the prevalence of false.. The fake news is already out there. How do we curtail it?
"20.01.2017 19:43:19" social.techcrunch.com Come on, let's go to Pluto Hey do you want to go far, far away from this place right now for some reason? Check out Pluto – it's far. NASA created a video (via Gizmodo) made up of around 100 images snapped by the New Horizons probe, which launched in 2006 and which completed a Here's a free trip to Pluto, you don't even need to pack.
"20.01.2017 19:25:02" social.techcrunch.com “Track Trump” will compare Trump's promises to policy changes in the first 100 days A new website called Track Trump has launched to monitor the progress President Trump makes on fulfilling his promises for his first 100 days in office. At.. Follow policy progress in real time
"20.01.2017 19:14:57" social.techcrunch.com President Trump has officially taken over @POTUS It's official. As of about an hour ago Donald Trump is the 45th President of The United States of America. One question regarding the transition was how the.. Twitter has done a pretty good job of managing this transition
"20.01.2017 18:40:35" social.techcrunch.com Uber hires former YouTube exec Kevin Thompson as VP of Marketplace Engineering Uber is picking up a lot of ex-Googlers lately – earlier on Thursday, I reported that ex-Google SVP of Engineering Amit Singhal was headed to the ride-hailing startup, and former Google VP of Engineering on YouTube's ads team Kevin Thompson is also Uber hired another top-tier ex-Google executive recently.
"20.01.2017 18:39:47" social.techcrunch.com Despite glitches, AT&T's DirecTV Now hits 200,000 subscribers in its first month AT&T's new live TV streaming service DirecTV Now has been off to a shaky start in terms of performance, but that hasn't stemmed the flow of sign-ups,.. Off to a shaky start
"20.01.2017 18:15:26" social.techcrunch.com The official White House website has dropped any mention of climate change Trump's administration is acting quickly to dangerously reimagine reality, deleting all specific mentions of "climate change" and "global warming" as well as removing an entire page dedicated to the subject at the Just like that, the White House website is scrubbed of references to "climate change."
"20.01.2017 18:12:34" social.techcrunch.com The White House's LGBT page is now gone And so the transition of power begins. First up is the WhiteHouse.gov site where several pages are now changing or altogether disappearing -- including a page on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. It's just been over an hour since Trump took And so it begins...
"20.01.2017 18:01:25" social.techcrunch.com Uber hires former Google search chief Amit Singhal as SVP of Engineering Uber's latest hire has a storied and accomplished history in Silicon Valley – Amit Singhal, former Senior Vice President of Search and employee number 176 at Google, has joined the ride-hailing company as SVP of Engineering. Singhal will be heading up the We talked to Google search ranking architect Amit Singhal, who is joining Uber as SVP of Engineering.
"20.01.2017 17:58:37" social.techcrunch.com Amazon puts virtual Dash buttons on its homepage Amazon has just made it easier to repurchase your favorite items from its online store. The company on Thursday added virtual "Dash" buttons to its homepage.. Amazon just made it easier to repurchase
"20.01.2017 17:45:16" social.techcrunch.com The cost of hot selfie app Meitu You've probably seen a Meitu selfie in your Instagram or Facebook feed in the past 24 hours. The app smoothes skin, slims down faces, and even applies a layer.. A healthy dose of your personal info
"20.01.2017 17:24:56" social.techcrunch.com Ford begins testing Transit Plug-in Hybrid in London ahead of 2019 production Ford has begun testing of its new Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid with Transport for London, working with the UK city's local transit authority to pilot 20 of the new vehicles in use during a 12-month trial with select London businesses for commercial use. Ford starts trial of Transit Plug-In Hybrid destined for European markets in 2019.
"20.01.2017 17:04:03" social.techcrunch.com Brits afraid for their personal data under President Trump, poll finds Few will need reminding today is the day Donald Trump gets sworn in as president of the US. But it's not just millions of Americans worried for their future..
"20.01.2017 17:01:47" social.techcrunch.com Security researchers call for Guardian to retract false WhatsApp “backdoor” story A thirty-strong group of security researchers have co-signed an open letter calling for the Guardian to retract a story it published last week that had.. The Guardian's assertions are “very concretely endangering people.”
"20.01.2017 16:38:45" social.techcrunch.com Buzzvil acquires Slidejoy for a lockscreen ad consolidation New York City startup Slidejoy has been acquired by a South Korean competitor Buzzvil. Both companies offer a way for Android users to earn rewards in.. Two lockscreen ad startups team up
"20.01.2017 16:31:33" social.techcrunch.com Trump ditched his Android phone and probably won't give you his new number Trump's an unorthodox sort with, by most accounts, a fairly tenuous grasp on modern technologies. Until relatively recently, there was a seemingly open..
"20.01.2017 16:30:47" social.techcrunch.com Anti-Trump protestors are outside of Uber's SF headquarters Happy inauguration day (ughhh). Anti-Donald Trump protestors are outside of Uber's San Francisco headquarters. Protestors have linked arms outside Uber's.. Happy inauguration day
"20.01.2017 13:55:53" social.techcrunch.com Your guide to Donald Trump's inauguration Everything you need to know
"20.01.2017 13:41:49" social.techcrunch.com Tesla now offers a 100D Model S and Model X with extended range Tesla's new 100 kWh battery pack first arrived with a "performance" designation, hence the "P" in P100D, but now the company has released the 100D version of the upgrade option, which delivered the same capacity, but tweaked for efficiency rather than Tesla's efficiency-focused 100D battery pack adds range to both Model S and Model X.
"20.01.2017 13:24:08" social.techcrunch.com Here's where you can stream the inauguration If, say, the presidential inauguration is a thing you'd like to watch on Friday morning, then great news, friend, there are plenty of options. The bad news is.. Plenty of options
"20.01.2017 10:56:23" social.techcrunch.com Tyrant in the code Mankind has a complex relationship with the notion of Artificial Intelligence. Tinged with both fear and fascination; the timeline for AI development is.. AI is already deeply ingrained in our society in a sinister way
"20.01.2017 10:01:22" social.techcrunch.com Founders, don't trust your venture capitalists… or should you? When should you trust a venture capitalist, and when should you prepare for battle? Frequent communication on both sides will encourage more compromise
"20.01.2017 09:39:26" social.techcrunch.com Fintech predictions for 2017 My 2017 predictions for the fintech industry spell out a future of continued scale and disruption, coming off the heels of what ended up being a pretty.. The blockchain will have an impact on the financial services industry
"20.01.2017 09:17:24" social.techcrunch.com Zelda will be Nintendo's final game for the 'end of life' Wii U Nintendo has just confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be the last first-party game for the company's soon to be replaced Wii U. It's a.. A bittersweet moment
"20.01.2017 08:54:57" social.techcrunch.com Death to JIRA I have long held that Atlassian's ubiquitous JIRA bug-tracker / feature-planner serves a valuable purpose in the software biz: it gives project teams a common.. "JIRA's design is fundamentally antithetical to good software development"
"20.01.2017 08:34:44" social.techcrunch.com The Davos delusion The Davos Delusion Davos leaders are gathering this week to change the world. Again. “We are faced by a world which is increasingly schizophrenic. Our.. Davos leaders are gathering this week to change the world. Again.
"20.01.2017 08:13:52" social.techcrunch.com Wix buys Flok to add loyalty and mobile CRM to its suite of business tools Wix, the website building platform with more than 98 million users globally, is making another acquisition to build out the tools that it offers to.. E-commerce is a growing part of Wix
"20.01.2017 07:51:05" social.techcrunch.com Meet Alchemist's class XIV startups making everything from smart beer taps to a faster internet Enterprise tech startups unveiled their products and pitched investors at Alchemist Accelerator's 14th demo day in Santa Clara, Calif. today. The companies.. A sea change in enterprise tech is happening
"20.01.2017 07:33:09" social.techcrunch.com Roli's modular music making Blocks get Logic and Ableton compatibility Roli's fun little modular musical instrument took a turn for the more serious today, as the UK-based startup announced compatibility with a number of top.. This fun instrument just got serious
"20.01.2017 06:53:00" social.techcrunch.com Brazil: A look into Latin America's largest startup ecosystem Brazil is the most populous country in South America, as well as its largest market. Internet penetration and use are high -- Brazil trails only the US in.. São Paulo is by far the most mature startup scene in Brazil
"20.01.2017 06:29:59" social.techcrunch.com Report: $12BN invested in European startups last year, but fewer $30M+ deals Investment in European startups held up last year despite fears of a slowdown, with some $12 billion invested during the year, according to an annual report.. And a growing appetite for tech investment among private equity funds
"20.01.2017 06:07:47" social.techcrunch.com Hacking the Army A hacker prodding a public-facing Army recruitment website in early December stumbled upon a vulnerability, then another, until he found himself suddenly.. "I'm done with being afraid to know what our vulnerabilities are"
"20.01.2017 05:46:18" social.techcrunch.com Vertigo lets friends listen to the same music in real time Developers have long tried (and mostly failed) to give users a social media platform that centers around music. Apps like DubSmash and Musical.ly have risen.. Perfect for your flash mob practice
"20.01.2017 05:23:06" social.techcrunch.com In the future, AI could also mean auto insurance Solaria Labs, Liberty Mutual Insurance's tech incubator, has created an API developer portal to bring together public data and "proprietary insurance.. Repair estimates post-crash
"20.01.2017 05:01:05" social.techcrunch.com With a $1.5M seed round, Eloquent Labs mixes AI and Mechanical Turk to fix customer service Keenon Werling would be the first to agree that conversational AI is regularly overhyped. So instead of taking the traditional approach and gloating about a.. Optimizing people
"20.01.2017 04:37:56" social.techcrunch.com Deliveroo begins UK trial of subscription service for restaurant food delivery Restaurant food delivery company Deliveroo has begun trialing a subscription service in the U.K. -- presumably targeted at its most frequent and loyal.. For loyal Deliveroo users
"20.01.2017 04:15:01" social.techcrunch.com Samsung is holding a press conference to announce its Note 7 findings on January 23 Samsung tonight confirmed that it's chosen January 23 to announce the long awaited findings into its investigation surrounding the Galaxy Note7. The date.. The long awaited explosion findings are almost here
"20.01.2017 03:51:48" social.techcrunch.com Russia-backed RT unblocked on Facebook, claims Dataminr also revoked access Russian state-funded media company RT (previously Russia Today) was temporarily banned from posting content to Facebook -- a move that would have.. They were blocked for a supposed illegal live-stream of President Obama's final press conference
"20.01.2017 03:28:53" social.techcrunch.com Amazon job posting suggests plan to bring shopping experiences into VR Amazon has stayed relatively silent on the topic of VR-based e-commerce and the VR platform in general, especially as fellow tech titans like Facebook and.. Amazon has stayed relatively silent on VR
"20.01.2017 03:02:27" social.techcrunch.com XNOR.ai frees AI from the prison of the supercomputer Machine learning and AI are incredible tools, but they also require a similarly incredible amount of computing power. If that requirement could be cut by a.. This could be a breakthrough in AI
"20.01.2017 02:42:06" chatbottle.co TechCrunch Messenger bot named "best news bot" by ChatBottle From January 9 to January 18 more than 2500 people from 65 countries voted 5373 times for the best travel, productivity, social, e-commerce, entertainment, and news chatbots! Thanks for voting for us!
"20.01.2017 02:39:19" social.techcrunch.com MakePrintable turns 3D models into printable objects MakePrintable, a new 3D printing site, does what it says on the tin. The service will take a 3D model - maybe one you scanned in or something you made - and.. Aimed at gamer makers who want to print creations
"20.01.2017 02:13:17" social.techcrunch.com Take a tour of Slack's new NYC office Slack has been busy lately. The two-year-old company has covered a lot of ground since it launched. Beyond growing to 4 million daily active users and 1.25.. Slack's new office is pretty clean
"20.01.2017 01:48:40" social.techcrunch.com Audible's iTunes exclusivity ends following antitrust pushback in Europe Since 2003, Amazon-owned Audible has been the sole proprietor of audiobook on iTunes, a deal that has ruffled plenty of publishing feathers and raised some.. Opening up iTunes to content from third-party providers
"20.01.2017 01:24:03" social.techcrunch.com The inauguration is happening tomorrow; here's where you can stream it If, say, the presidential inauguration is a thing you'd like to watch on Friday morning, then great news, friend, there are plenty of options. The bad news is.. Pick your poison
"20.01.2017 01:10:29" Crunch Report 1/19 We hung out with Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, LinkedIn had a major desktop update and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2jEeIyy
"20.01.2017 01:08:13" social.techcrunch.com Tandem is a messaging app where language learners chat Shortly after downloading the Tandem app I'm trying to explain the finer points of using the English auxiliary verb 'will' in a messaging chat with Juan, 35,.. Practice a new language with real people
"20.01.2017 00:41:11" social.techcrunch.com Kristen Stewart co-authored a paper on style transfer and the AI community lost its mind Hollywood and the academic artificial intelligence community have an interesting relationship, to say the least. Many people interested in the field, myself.. Kristen Stewart contributed to a case study about what it's like to apply style-transfer techniques to cinema
"20.01.2017 00:39:03" social.techcrunch.com Retro Patents turns famous inventions into art you can buy A fun little side project-cum-startup from two of the founders of Soundwave, the social music company acquired by Spotify, wants to turn patents into art... A print of the original Nintendo Gameboy patent would look nice on your wall
"20.01.2017 00:18:57" social.techcrunch.com Here are the first 10 official U.S. proving grounds for autonomous vehicle testing The U.S. Department of Transportation has identified 10 sites as officially designated proving grounds for autonomous vehicle testing int he U.S., including The Willow Run, Michigan-based American Center for Mobility, Concord, California's GoMentum The U.S. Department of Transportation named these 10 spots officially designated testing grounds for self-driving cars.
"20.01.2017 00:07:44" social.techcrunch.com FoxNext and Chris Milk's Within partner for 'Planet of the Apes' AR/VR experience Slowly but surely huge entertainment companies are throwing major resources into virtual reality plays. Fox took part in Within's $12.5 million Series A.. Planet of the Apes is coming to VR
"19.01.2017 23:46:43" social.techcrunch.com DigiLens grabs $22 million from Sony, Foxconn as it looks to print next-gen AR displays The hype behind augmented reality tech has been giving a lot of display manufacturers the motivation to rethink how modern displays work. Current.. Rethinking modern displays
"19.01.2017 23:25:51" social.techcrunch.com Matt Cutts steps down from Google, steps up at the U.S. Digital Service After dipping his toes in government work last year, Google Search guru Matt Cutts is now stepping away from Google in a more permanent way. Cutts, who has.. Joining the self-described “startup at the White House"
"19.01.2017 23:05:05" social.techcrunch.com All new executive branch .gov domains will ditch HTTP, enforce HTTPS Government websites just took a serious step toward robust security. Today, the Federal Chief Information Officers (CIO) Council announced that all new.. Government websites just took a serious security step
"19.01.2017 22:40:56" social.techcrunch.com Disney launches its own adult coloring book app Adult coloring book apps are all the rage, and now Disney's getting in on that action, too. The company has today released its own take on the genre with the.. Coloring apps can reduce stress
"19.01.2017 22:07:36" social.techcrunch.com Uber settles FTC lawsuit claiming it misled drivers about pay Uber settled a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission today for $20 million. The lawsuit alleged that the ride-hailing app recruited drivers.. Uber says it has since made improvements to the driver experience
"19.01.2017 21:57:16" social.techcrunch.com Amazon is creating an apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs Amazon and the U.S. Department of Labor have signed an agreement to create a registered apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs at the online.. Jeff Bezos is serious about creating jobs
"19.01.2017 21:34:20" Palantir protest Tech employees protest in front of Palantir Technologies HQ over fears it will build Trump's Muslim registry
"19.01.2017 21:34:14" social.techcrunch.com Exclusive: Mithril, Led by Peter Thiel and Ajay Royan, Closes on Roughly $850 Million Peter Thiel being suddenly cast into the center of U.S. politics in 2016 isn't something that either Thiel or his longtime friend and colleague Ajay Royan..
"19.01.2017 21:27:44" social.techcrunch.com Dish's Air TV set-top box is half-baked at launch At this year's CES, Dish introduced a 4K-ready streaming media player called Air TV, which is designed to combine Sling TV's internet television service with.. The box promised an integrated experience
"19.01.2017 21:02:05" tcrn.ch Snapchat embraces offline purchase ad targeting its CEO called “creepy” Snap Inc's quest to earn enough money to IPO sees it flip-flopping after pledging not to use "creepy" ad targeting. Snap will now allow advertisers to use a.. Remember when Snapchat was cool?
"19.01.2017 21:01:33" social.techcrunch.com ProtonMail adds Tor onion site to fight risk of state censorship Swiss-based PGP end-to-end encrypted email provider, ProtonMail, now has an onion address, allowing users to access its service via a direct connection to the.. ProtonMail now has an onion address
"19.01.2017 20:32:19" social.techcrunch.com Samsung finally starts updating its devices with Android 7.0 Nougat, with more arriving soon Back in November, Samsung announced preliminary plans to start testing Android 7.0 on its latest devices. For the second year in a row, the company was mostly.. Samsung sprinkles more Nougat on Galaxy devices
"19.01.2017 20:32:07" social.techcrunch.com Yext hires new president as it looks to IPO Yext, the company that helps businesses make sure that their location data appears correctly in search results, is announcing that Jim Steele will be joining.. Yext has made a business out of local searches
"19.01.2017 19:49:00" social.techcrunch.com Shopify's new R&D office in Toronto points to huge expansion ambitions Well on its way to becoming the most influential tech company in Canada, Shopify is growing – and growing fast. The e-commerce platform company just opened its second Toronto office, Shopify R&D located in the city's downtown, a short walk from its Shopify's opens a new R&D office in Toronto as it seeks to climb the tech industry's highest peaks.
"19.01.2017 19:32:51" social.techcrunch.com Twitter doesn't have quite as many white employees as it did last year But there are still a lot. Twitter just released its first diversity report since hiring Jeffrey Siminoff, the former director of worldwide inclusion and.. Twitter is 57% white
"19.01.2017 19:07:34" social.techcrunch.com Tesla Model S P100D runs a 2.389-second 0-60mph time with Ludicrous+ update Tesla's Model S P100D can already match the still unreleased Faraday Future FF91's top 0 to 60 mph time, and that's using a stock car with software available to any driver right now. The Ludicrous+ software Easter Egg update pushed out by the automaker Tesla's P100D with Ludicrous+ mode is still besting its existing track times.
"19.01.2017 18:50:06" social.techcrunch.com Peanut is a new startup from Deliveroo co-founder and former Badoo deputy CEO Peanut -- which TechCrunch understands will launch as early as next month -- is a new London startup founded by Deliveroo co-founder and former CTO Greg.. The app appears to be a social networking platform for mothers
"19.01.2017 18:26:04" social.techcrunch.com 2016 is the new hottest year on record NASA announced on Wednesday that in 2016, Earth experienced the hottest surface temperatures in modern history. Separate, independent analysis at NOAA.. How NASA takes the planet's temperature
"19.01.2017 18:24:08" CES gadgets A closer look at some CES gadgets
"19.01.2017 18:12:34" social.techcrunch.com Learn how to pitch your startup with Pitchbot.vc How much traction? What's the market size? Who else invested? Are you the target user? These are the questions every investor will ask you, so you better.. The first useful chatbot
"19.01.2017 17:46:59" social.techcrunch.com LinkedIn debuts new desktop version with chatbots, new search and more After a short preview in September last year, and the small matter of getting acquired for $26.2 billion by Microsoft, today LinkedIn -- the social network.. This is the new LinkedIn
"19.01.2017 17:11:07" social.techcrunch.com NHTSA clears Tesla Autopilot of any wrongdoing in deadly crash, praises safety design The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released its full findings following the investigation into last year's fatal crash involving a driver's use of Tesla's semi-autonomous Autopilot feature. The report clears Tesla's Autopilot NHTSA clears Tesla Autopilot of any wrongdoing in deadly crash, praises safety design
"19.01.2017 16:31:31" social.techcrunch.com U.S. traffic safety agency to close Tesla Autopilot investigation without recall request The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will close the investigation it began six months ago into a driver death that occurred while using Tesla's Autopilot highway semi-autonomous driving feature, Reuters reports. The NHTSA will likely end the investigation into last year's fatal Tesla Autopilot crash without any recall requirement.
"19.01.2017 16:20:29" social.techcrunch.com Alibaba is now the official cloud services provider of the Olympics Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Alibaba and the International Olympic Committee announced that Alibaba will become the official "Cloud Services".. Alibaba bolsters advertising efforts in Asia
"19.01.2017 16:15:42" social.techcrunch.com SeatGeek's new Pano feature gives ticketbuyers a 360-degree view of the stadium SeatGeek is launching a new way to give ticketbuyers a better sense of exactly what they'll see from a given seat. The new feature, called Pano, offers a.. Does this make you more likely to buy a ticket?
"19.01.2017 16:08:00" social.techcrunch.com Oracle boosts cloud offering with Apiary API management tool acquisition Oracle acquired API management startup Apiary today for an undisclosed amount. Apiary, which launched in 2011 and has raised a modest $8.5 million, helps.. API management is hot.
"19.01.2017 15:24:50" social.techcrunch.com Watch a bad-ass X-23 in the latest trailer for Logan Logan, the third instalment in the Wolverine series, is set to premiere on March 3, and there's a new trailer to check out. The movie has looked, in previous teasers, like a Little Miss Sunshine with a lot more gritty violence and a smaller family unit Watch X-23 be more dangerous than an aging Wolverine in the latest Logan trailer.
"19.01.2017 15:01:46" social.techcrunch.com AI software is figuring out how to best humans at designing new AI software Who programs the programmers? Soon enough, it might not be people behind the development of advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence tech, but other AI. MIT looks at the most recent work done by a range of different organizations, including AI software is getting better at designing AI software than human programmers.
"19.01.2017 15:01:02" social.techcrunch.com Security startup CryptoMove fragments data and moves it around to keep it secure CryptoMove, a new security startup emerging from stealth today, has a different view of data security. Instead of simply encrypting, monitoring or recording.. Fragmented data is hard to steal.
"19.01.2017 15:01:02" social.techcrunch.com Security startup CryptoMove fragments data and moves it around to keep it secure CryptoMove, a new security startup emerging from stealth today, has a different view of data security. Instead of simply encrypting, monitoring or recording.. Fragmented data is hard to steal.
"19.01.2017 14:33:38" social.techcrunch.com Fujifilm debuts its classic digital medium format camera, the new X100F and more Fujifilm has revealed release dates for a trio of new cameras in its classically-inspired retro digital lineup, as well as new lenses and other accessories. The news today from Fujifilm includes pricing and availability for the GFX 50S, the new digital Fujifilm's new cameras are going to attract a lot of photography enthusiasts.
"19.01.2017 13:33:19" social.techcrunch.com Panasonic wants to expand Tesla partnership to sensors for self-driving Panasonic is hoping that it can get even closer to partner Tesla, after the relationship between the two has proven so fruitful in the realm of electric vehicle batteries. The Japanese company is looking to become involved in the production of Tesla's Panasonic wants to help Tesla develop its own custom sensors for autonomous driving.
"19.01.2017 13:09:59" social.techcrunch.com Retro Patents turns famous inventions into art you can buy A fun little side project-cum-startup from two of the founders of Soundwave, the social music company acquired by Spotify, wants to turn patents into art. Launching today, Retro Patents lets you buy prints of famous patents to hang on your office wall, or Do patents make good art?
"19.01.2017 10:58:18" social.techcrunch.com Venture capital in 2017 is when the rubber hits the road for returns In the United States, VC funds raised a whopping $40.6 billion in 2016. It was the largest year for VC fundraising since 2000 when the venture industry.. Buckle up, valuations will be a bumpy ride
"19.01.2017 09:17:22" social.techcrunch.com Most pressing infrastructure needs do not require federal money or approval President-elect Trump has called for a trillion dollars in infrastructure investment, but he wants the private sector to play a critical role. Fortunately,.. A wait and see approach puts all ratepayers at risk of black-outs
"19.01.2017 08:01:37" social.techcrunch.com Cam site CamSoda announces OhRoma scent mask integration for exactly the reason you're thinking As we approach the coming apocalypse we need bread, circuses, and odors to keep us entertained. That's why CamSoda, a NSFW webcam site, has announced the.. Whatever floats your boat
"19.01.2017 06:57:28" social.techcrunch.com Learn how to pitch your startup with Pitchbot.vc How much traction? What's the market size? Who else invested? Are you the target user? These are the questions every investor will ask you, so you better.. Practice your pitch on a simulated meeting
"19.01.2017 06:35:11" social.techcrunch.com Mastercard launches 2KUZE agtech platform in East Africa Small-plot farmers in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania can now go digital―coordinating sales, payments, and distribution of crops thanks to a pilot program.. Small-plot farmers in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania can now go digital with this platform
"19.01.2017 06:14:57" social.techcrunch.com Pipedrive, a CRM platform to help SMBs sell more, closes $17M Series B Pipedrive, a CRM platform designed to help SMBs sell more, has closed $17 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Atomico, the global VC firm.. Led by Atomico
"19.01.2017 05:53:17" social.techcrunch.com Leica's M10 takes a great camera line of the past and makes it digital This is the Leica M10, but it's not your father's (or grandfather's) familiar M series camera. Its release date is already pegged for tomorrow, January 19th,.. Not your father's M series
"19.01.2017 05:28:01" social.techcrunch.com Iris Automation raises $1.5 million to help drones sense and avoid obstacles Iris Automation Inc. has raised $1.5 million to bring “sense and avoid” technology, and truly self-flying capabilities, to drones used for industrial.. Meant to mimic a human pilot's vision
"19.01.2017 05:05:56" social.techcrunch.com TomTom acquires Autonomos to beef up in self-driving technology Navigation and mapping company TomTom -- which provides data to companies like Uber and Apple as well as for its own GPS systems -- has made an acquisition to.. The company was largely bootstrapped
"19.01.2017 04:44:54" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft rolls out big update to its Beam game-streaming platform Microsoft has been making notable improvements to the experiences on its Twitch competitor, Beam, since it purchased the startup this past August. A major.. Watch out, Twitch
"19.01.2017 04:17:40" social.techcrunch.com Can you get in trouble for looking at the dark web?
"19.01.2017 03:00:00" Beeline Beeline is all about the journey to the destination http://tcrn.ch/2jpfPQ1
"19.01.2017 01:39:49" social.techcrunch.com Nintendo's next mobile game 'Fire Emblem: Heroes' will arrive first on Android on February 2 Hot off its Switch unveiling late last week, Nintendo is dropping some key details about its next mobile title. Due out on February 2, Fire Emblem: Heroes is.. Let's hope it's cheaper than Mario
"19.01.2017 01:18:59" social.techcrunch.com A look back at a decade of the Crunchies It's hard to believe that the Crunchies is already 10 years old. Time really does fly when you're having fun, and the Crunchies is (almost) always fun! The.. Twitter won a ton of awards back in the day
"19.01.2017 00:56:07" social.techcrunch.com Beeline is all about the journey to the destination Beeline is a handlebar-mounted gadget that uses a combination of Bluetooth, WiFi, and GPS to direct you around town. Instead of giving you turn-by-turn direction like a traditional GPS, though, it simply acts as a compass to guide you to your destination. Beeline is all about the journey to the destination
"19.01.2017 00:51:43" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft is beta testing a feature that brings Cortana to Android's lock screen If you're enrolled in the beta version of the Cortana app for Android, you've already got access to one of its more interesting updates in recent memory... Bold move
"19.01.2017 00:27:43" social.techcrunch.com These are the airports with the fastest Wi-Fi Bragging rights for the fastest airport Wi-Fi go to Denver by a long shot, according to Speedtest.net's latest data, although Philadelphia, Sea-Tac, and.. Bragging rights
"19.01.2017 00:25:37" social.techcrunch.com Deepgram open sources Kur to make DIY deep learning less painful Deepgram, a YC backed startup using machine learning to analyze audio data for businesses, is open sourcing an internal deep learning tool called Kur. The.. Analyzing audio data for businesses
"19.01.2017 00:04:11" social.techcrunch.com Super Mario Run will come to Android in March As we've known for a while, Super Mario Run is coming to Android after an exclusive stint on iOS. It's... still going to be a while, though. According to a tweet from Nintendo's Japanese Twitter account, Mario won't auto-run his way across Android screens Super Mario Run is coming to Android, but it'll be a while
"19.01.2017 00:00:00" Crunch Report 1/18 Google buys Fabric dev platform, Theranos closes its last lab and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2jakjt6
"18.01.2017 23:55:53" social.techcrunch.com Flipkart backs parenting network TinyStep with $2 million investment Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is in the midst of transition after it welcomed a new CEO this month, but that hasn't stopped it from investing $2 million in.. A social network for parents
"18.01.2017 23:35:28" social.techcrunch.com Marketing and investment firm Wareness expands beyond hardware It's been about three years since PR firm VSC launched Wareness, a "studio" within the larger organization that provides consulting services and seed funding.. Startups in automation, computer vision and AI could maybe use the help
"18.01.2017 23:29:36" social.techcrunch.com Postmates and DoorDash are testing delivery by robot with Starship Technologies Not even flexible, freelance jobs in the on-demand economy will be saved from the siege of automation. Starship Technologies is putting its self-driving.. They can carry just over 40 lbs
"18.01.2017 23:06:33" social.techcrunch.com Mozilla gives itself a new look Mozilla is setting itself up for a big year ahead. The organization's flagship Firefox browser, for example, is about to get a brand-new rendering engine... But is the dino coming back?
"18.01.2017 23:00:58" social.techcrunch.com Logic Pro X's latest update turns the Touch Bar into a piano and drum set The new Touch Bar MacBooks were pretty well stocked with first-party software support when they launched last year. One proprietary program that was notably.. Another application for the Touch Bar
"18.01.2017 22:53:28" social.techcrunch.com Learn how to pitch your startup with Pitchbot.vc How much traction? What's the market size? Who else invested? Are you the target user? These are the questions every investor will ask you, so you better.. Here are the questions every entrepreneur must answer
"18.01.2017 22:37:14" social.techcrunch.com DataSift connects with LinkedIn as its latest social marketing partner DataSift, which taps and structures data from social networks to provide more insights into it, has added a new partner to its own network. The company has.. Tapping data from social networks
"18.01.2017 22:13:29" social.techcrunch.com South Korea court opts not arrest Samsung exec Jay Y. Lee over bribery charges A small glimmer of sunshine for what has been an extremely rocky year or so for Samsung. A court in Seoul's Central District has rejected an arrested.. A small glimmer of sunshine for Samsung
"18.01.2017 21:55:08" social.techcrunch.com Maelle Gavet is the new COO at real estate startup Compass There has been another development at Compass, the real estate startup that recently hit a $1 billion valuation. The company has appointed a new.. The real estate startup recently hit unicorn status
"18.01.2017 21:28:50" social.techcrunch.com Netflix blows out the fourth quarter after setting itself up for a huge end of the year Holy cow, we have quite the beat for Netflix. Netflix added nearly 2 million new subscribers domestically and around 5 million subscribers internationally in.. Quite the beat for Netflix
"18.01.2017 21:16:24" social.techcrunch.com Disrupt NY 2017 Startup Battlefield applications are officially open Applications for Startup Battlefield at Disrupt NY are now open. We're searching for new, up-and-coming startups to launch and compete on the TechCrunch.. Now is the time to apply!
"18.01.2017 21:01:08" social.techcrunch.com Salesforce opens engineering office in Microsoft's and Amazon's backyards Salesforce announced today that it plans to open an engineering and innovation hub in the Seattle area, greatly experiencing its presence there. Company.. Building engineering hub in Seattle area.
"18.01.2017 20:54:37" social.techcrunch.com Tidal rolls out a track editing feature for mobile users Tidal's latest feature has arrived with as little fanfare as humanly possible. The music service has snuck in a new Track Edit, accessible by opening the.. Tidal's latest feature has quietly arrived
"18.01.2017 20:29:55" social.techcrunch.com Collibra nabs $50M at reported $650M valuation led by ICONIQ Data governance and management startup Collibra -- originally founded in Belgium but now based out of New York to help businesses in sectors like finance.. Helping companies verify data
"18.01.2017 20:07:32" social.techcrunch.com Drone delivery startup Flirtey raises $16 million to become a next-gen UPS Drone delivery startup Flirtey has raised $16 million in Series A funding to bring its high-flying service to new customers, companies and.. The same company that delivered Slurpees
"18.01.2017 19:46:29" social.techcrunch.com No one asked Trump's defense secretary pick James Mattis about his Theranos ties In his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday, retired Marine General James Mattis delivered his testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee. Mattis,.. Former Theranos board member to lead Department of Defense
"18.01.2017 19:44:05" social.techcrunch.com Tech employees protest in front of Palantir HQ over fears it will build Trump's Muslim registry Silicon Valley is no stranger to protests against tech companies. But it's unusual when the tech workers themselves protest tech. Such was the case this.. Tech workers chanted, "People over profits" and "Tech workers unite tech workers resist."
"18.01.2017 19:31:07" social.techcrunch.com Facebook agreed to pay a lot more for Oculus than we realized; here's why Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in a Dallas court yesterday as part of a lawsuit claiming that Oculus VR, the startup Facebook acquired for.. Facebook agreed to pay $700M in employee retention bonuses for “key people”
"18.01.2017 19:24:19" social.techcrunch.com Hulu launches user profiles on mobile In December, Hulu announced the debut of user profiles in order to make its streaming TV service more personalized to end users, offering each user their own.. A competitive advantage with streaming services
"18.01.2017 19:02:44" social.techcrunch.com Facebook replaces its old inbox with the web version of Messenger Just under two years ago, Facebook introduced a web interface for its private chat application, Messenger. Now, Facebook is integrating that same web.. What the new Messenger looks like
"18.01.2017 18:58:03" social.techcrunch.com Google acquires Fabric developer platform and team from Twitter Google is taking over Twitter's mobile app developer platform Fabric, as well as its Crashlytics crash reporting system, Answers mobile app analytics, Digits.. Fabric is joining Google
"18.01.2017 18:44:25" We're live outside Palantir at a tech workers' protest against the possibility of a Muslim registry
"18.01.2017 18:38:21" social.techcrunch.com Department of Labor sues Oracle over "systemic" discriminatory pay and hiring practices The U.S. Department of Labor has sued Oracle for discriminatory employment practices, the government body announced on Wednesday. The Department of Labor specifically states that the company has "a systemic practice" in place of paying white male workers Oracle has been sued by the U.S. government over alleged unfair pay and hiring behavior.
"18.01.2017 18:30:04" social.techcrunch.com Russia extends Snowden's temporary residency for 'few more years' NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has had his temporary right to remain in Russia extended, according to a Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman. Snowden is staying put
"18.01.2017 18:08:18" social.techcrunch.com Slack launches threaded messaging to take conversations off to the side Slack has spent most of its life as a dead-simple workplace communications tool, with small changes happening here or there. But to keep things dead simple.. Finally
"18.01.2017 18:08:02" social.techcrunch.com New Enterprise Associates is targeting a whopping $3 billion for its newest fund New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the 40-year-old venture firm, has signaled its intention to raise $3 billion for its 16th fund in a new SEC filing. The.. NEA closed its last fund with just less than $2.8B
"18.01.2017 17:45:22" social.techcrunch.com Netflix's new sci-fi movie posits a dark outcome from proving the afterlife exists Netflix is really tapping into the appetite of its sci-fi audience, with another trailer for a new film coming soon to the streaming service that imagines a weird future. In the first teaser for The Discovery, we get a glimpse into a love story unfolding Netflix's The Discovery promises a somber look at what happens when people prove the afterlife is real.
"18.01.2017 17:36:09" social.techcrunch.com France creates a special visa for entrepreneurs, engineers and investors Just in time before the 2017 presidential election in France, the current French government wanted to announce one last thing to foster French startups. The..
"18.01.2017 17:28:24" social.techcrunch.com The TC Meetup + Pitch-off is heading to D.C. and Miami! Apply now! The clock is ticking down, and you only have a few more days to submit an application to participate in the TC Meetup + Pitch-offs in D.C. and Miami. The events go down on February 21 (Washington D.C.) and February 23 (Miami) respectively, and only ten Apply now!
"18.01.2017 17:19:30" social.techcrunch.com Obama's parting message on whistleblowers: It's The Daily Crunch Obama's clemency, the true size of Facebook's bet on VR and Theranos in trouble again. All that and more in The Daily Crunch for January 18, 2017. And if a six-wheeled cooler shows up at your door, don't panic: You should be fine provided you recently Facebook reveals the size of its bet on VR, Obama offers clemency to Chelsea Manning and more in today's daily update.
"18.01.2017 16:03:10" social.techcrunch.com Forward, a $149 per month medical startup, aims to be the Apple Store of doctor's offices It was cold and pouring outside as the Uber pulled up at 180 Sutter Street in downtown San Francisco. Inside, a man dressed all in black offered to take my..
"18.01.2017 15:39:51" social.techcrunch.com ComiXology launches original comics with Adventure Time spin-off Amazon's ComiXology is delivering on the promise it made last year to create original content exclusively for users of its platform and Kindle customers, with.. ComiXology first original comic, an Adventure Time spin-off, is now available.
"18.01.2017 15:30:50" social.techcrunch.com The day the internet stood still On Wednesday, January 18, 2012, websites all over the Internet covered their homepages in a uniform message. Google, Wikipedia, Amazon, Craigslist — giants.. The defeat of SOPA/PIPA by an unlikely coalition of Internet activists is quite amazing
"18.01.2017 15:09:34" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft to double its Montreal AI R&D office and invest $7M in academic research Microsoft is following its acquisition of Montreal-based Maluuba with additional investment in the city that's become quite the artificial intelligence hotbed. Microsoft announced at Davos on Wednesday that it will be growing its research and design Microsoft doubles down on its investment in Montreal's booming AI scene.
"18.01.2017 15:01:02" social.techcrunch.com A new CEO for DocuSign DocuSign, the electronic signature company, has ended its search for a permanent CEO. Effective this week, Daniel Springer, is taking the reigns and former CEO Keith Krach is moving to a chairman role.With a reported valuation of over $3 billion, Former CEO Keith Krach is moving to a chairman role
"18.01.2017 14:47:58" social.techcrunch.com YouTube adds new in-app messaging feature on iOS and Android in Canada YouTube has introduce a new in-app messaging platform, which has been in testing since mid-2016 – but there's a catch: It's only available in Canada for now. Why Canada? Well, it's not unusual for companies to soft launch products in Canada, because it's YouTube put a whole messaging platform inside YouTube – but only in Canada, for now.
"18.01.2017 14:23:33" social.techcrunch.com Ford patents a car camera system designed to get you the best shots for social Ford has a new patent out for a vehicle camera system – but it's not designed for use in autonomous cars, as you might imagine. Instead, it's a vehicle-mounted camera concept that would use data fed by the vehicle itself about its speed, trajectory and Ford patented a way for your car to automatically take great photos and videos for social media.
"18.01.2017 14:01:18" social.techcrunch.com Hyperloop Transportation Technologies plans to connect all of Europe, starting with the Czech Republic Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) may be a step behind its rival Hyperloop One but is making its own plans to go global -- starting with an announcement today HTT has signed an agreement to explore connecting a hyperloop system from Slovakia to The new agreement will help HTT connect Brno and Prague to Slovakia.
"18.01.2017 14:01:15" social.techcrunch.com Cloud security startup ProtectWise raises another $25 million ProtectWise, a security startup that records all your network traffic DVR-style, and saves it in the cloud, announced a $25 million round today. The.. Records all networking traffic.
"18.01.2017 13:32:44" social.techcrunch.com Theranos closes its last remaining blood-testing lab after it reportedly failed an inspection Theranos is closing down its last remaining blood-testing facility after the lab reportedly failed a regulatory inspection, according to a Wall Street Journal.. Theranos was once valued at $9B
"18.01.2017 13:29:20" social.techcrunch.com Tesla to build Model 3 motors and gearboxes at its Gigafactory Tesla will be making electric motors and gearboxes at its Nevada Gigafactory, in addition to batteries. The news comes form Nevada governor Brian Sandoval, who discussed that additional manufacturing plans for the Gigafactory during a policy speech on Tesla will be building more than just batteries for the Model 3 at its Nevada Gigafactory.
"18.01.2017 13:12:52" Forward Forward aims to be the Apple Store of doctor's offices http://tcrn.ch/2iHJhSy
"18.01.2017 10:11:08" social.techcrunch.com Airbus plans to test self-driven flying taxi by the end of 2017 Airbus is not kidding around about flying cars – the maker of airborne transportation vehicles plans to test out a prototype self-flying small urban..
"18.01.2017 10:01:03" social.techcrunch.com InsideSales $50 million round includes another Microsoft investment InsideSales, a predictive analytics platform which helps salespeople focus on finding and engaging prospects at the right time and in the right way,.. Strategics help expand markets.
"18.01.2017 09:24:00" Trouva Trouva brings UK boutiques online http://tcrn.ch/2jHOUPa
"18.01.2017 06:44:11" social.techcrunch.com 4 pricing mistakes you're making with your developer product Developer product companies are asked to do two things: achieve near-ubiquitous adoption through an accessible, hobbyist-friendly offering, and convince large.. 3: You're pricing off of infrastructure costs
"18.01.2017 06:23:49" social.techcrunch.com Deliver My Ride delivers another car buying service Deliver My Ride, a new car buying site from the new firm MadDog Technology, is the latest to offer a car buying service without the buyer having to visit the.. Another way to avoid the dealership
"18.01.2017 06:01:42" social.techcrunch.com Timekit wants to make it easy to build your own online booking system Timekit, a Danish startup that offers a developer-friendly online booking platform, has closed $1.7 million in seed funding. The round was led by Connect.. Developer-friendly online booking
"18.01.2017 05:41:06" social.techcrunch.com Qualcomm faces FTC charges over monopolistic 'no license, no chips' claim After facing similar charges around the world, Qualcomm is getting some major pushback on its home turf. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has filed charges.. Qualcomm gets major pushback
"18.01.2017 05:26:54" social.techcrunch.com MB&F HM7 Aquapod Tourbillon looks like it just rose from the briny deep It's SIHH in Switzerland and that means all of the biggest and weirdest manufacturers are releasing their biggest and weirdest watches. Our favorite so far?.. This is one weird watch
"18.01.2017 05:06:31" social.techcrunch.com Facebook plans to invest more than $3 billion in VR over the next decade Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sees virtual reality as a future computing platform that his company has a chance to own, though he admits it may take 5 - 10.. Zuckerberg has already invested heavily in its VR play
"18.01.2017 04:52:47" social.techcrunch.com Initialized Capital adds three new partners to the roster Initialized Capital, a San Francisco-based early-stage venture firm that was founded by former Y Combinator partners Alexis Ohanian and Garry Tan, has added.. Initialized closed its third fund with $115M this past fall
"18.01.2017 04:46:00" TechCrunch Kubo is a robot that teaches kids how to code Kubo is now available for preorder on Indiegogo for $169 http://tcrn.ch/2jVXhWR
"18.01.2017 04:31:28" social.techcrunch.com HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash HPE today announced that it has acquired data management platform SimpliVity for $650 million in cash. SimpliVity is one of the many companies in this space.. The flagship product is the OmniCube
"18.01.2017 04:06:06" social.techcrunch.com Alchemist Accelerator closes $2.5 million to back enterprise tech startups The Alchemist Accelerator has closed a $2.5 million fund for very early stage investments in tech startups serving large organizations in an era when.. A new fund in town
"18.01.2017 03:57:05" social.techcrunch.com Roku's new app can replace its remote, help you find something to watch Fresh on the heels of introducing new TV models at CES, and touting its 13 percent share of the smart TV market, Roku today is rolling out a revamped mobile.. Roku debuts its revamped app
"18.01.2017 03:37:04" social.techcrunch.com Selling a toolkit for investors of all stripes Starburst Labs raises $6.25 million Selling a suite of online and mobile services for wealth managers and individual investors, Starburst Labs, a new New York-based startup has landed $6.25.. A suite of mobile services for investors
"18.01.2017 03:17:51" social.techcrunch.com Twitter is phasing out the “Buy” button, will continue to offer donations There have been rumors for a while about Twitter preparing to retire its commerce operation. Now it looks like the company has finally started to wind down.. The only surprise is that it has taken so long
"18.01.2017 02:53:21" social.techcrunch.com Revolut lets you split bills in a few taps Fintech startup Revolut just added a nifty bill splitting feature. You can now tap on a Revolut expense and request money from your Revolut contacts without.. A nifty bill splitting feature
"18.01.2017 02:26:29" social.techcrunch.com Verizon takes yet more evasive action as 'thousands' of customers refuse to give up their Note 7 It was understandably difficult for Note 7 owners to abandon their device. After all, it was a well-received handset, save for…that one thing… Still, as.. Some Note fans are unable to give up the dream
"18.01.2017 01:59:55" social.techcrunch.com Neurala closes $14M Series A to bring machine learning to the edge Artificial intelligence is swiftly becoming a commodity thanks to the rise of AI-as-a-Service offerings from Amazon and IBM. Today, Neurala is joining this.. AI is swiftly becoming a commodity
"18.01.2017 01:32:25" social.techcrunch.com US regulators hammer down on unauthorized drone use The Federal Aviation Administration and Skypan International in Chicago have settled a civil suit that was closely watched by the nascent commercial drone.. The FAA originally sought a $1.9 million penalty
"18.01.2017 01:02:11" social.techcrunch.com The Sengled Pulse is a clever but problematic take on whole-home audio Sengled is the latest manufacturer to jump into the smart bulb space and their products, while a bit behind the curve, are clever and - most important -.. These could be a good addition to your wireless arsenal
"18.01.2017 00:53:56" Crunch Report 1/17 Chelsea Manning set to be freed in May, Zoom conferencing secures $100 million and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2iMUaTl
"18.01.2017 00:39:12" social.techcrunch.com What is a smart mirror and why do so many companies think you want one? CES 2017 wasn't the year of the smart mirror – but it was hard to ignore the things lurking about around the edges of the show. The phenomenon has been.. Interesting, unnecessary and prohibitively expensive
"18.01.2017 00:16:43" social.techcrunch.com Mobile data startup Zeotap raises €12M Zeotap, a startup that helps telecom companies sell their data to advertisers, announced today that it has raised €12 million in Series B funding (that's.. And yes, FWIW the company says it's protecting user privacy
"18.01.2017 00:16:16" social.techcrunch.com Social media star Jake Paul raises $1 million to become a social media mogul Jake Paul grew up online. The 19-year-old current Disney star has turned a millions-strong following among millennials on social media channels like.. Social media stardom turns into venture dollars
"17.01.2017 23:53:46" social.techcrunch.com TellusLabs wants to help us better understand our planet If you've spent time following companies like Orbital Insight and Descartes Labs, you might assume the geospatial analytics race has been won. But.. These companies gather information by analyzing satellite images
"17.01.2017 23:30:43" social.techcrunch.com OrderGroove raises $20M to help brands raise their Amazon game OrderGroove, a company that helps retailers and brands to sell online by building tools for them to use that are similar to those used by online marketplace.. Amazon is a threat to many companies
"17.01.2017 23:06:20" social.techcrunch.com Juicero cuts the price of its luxury juicer by $300 The Juicero is a neat device that, for many, has become a symbo Silicon Valley excesses. The $700 product promised a Keurig-like experience designed to.. This can't be a good sign
"17.01.2017 22:35:58" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft acquires 3D optimization service Simplygon Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Simplygon, a company that develops 3D-optimization solutions for game developers and other industries that need.. 3D-optimization solutions for game developers
"17.01.2017 22:10:53" social.techcrunch.com Vine shuts off sharing, launches Vine Camera Vine as we know it is dead. Today Twitter turned off sharing, Liking, commenting, and Revining in Vine, and released its succesor Vine Camera as an app update.. Vine as we know it is dead
"17.01.2017 22:05:57" social.techcrunch.com Evernote attempts to simplify with its new iOS app Did anyone really love the Evernote mobile app? No? Well, good news then: the company is giving it another crack today, introducing what it hopes will be a.. The layout and navigation have been redesigned
"17.01.2017 21:56:21" social.techcrunch.com Vine shuts off sharing, launches Vine Camera Vine as we know it is dead. Today Twitter turned off sharing, Liking, commenting, and Revining in Vine, and released its succesor Vine Camera as an app update.. Now you can download Vine's replacement
"17.01.2017 21:43:22" social.techcrunch.com Chelsea Manning to be freed this May President Obama commuted the majority of the 35-year sentence faced by Chelsea Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst and whistleblower who supplied.. BREAKING
"17.01.2017 21:30:00" social.techcrunch.com Trouva brings UK boutiques online How do local boutiques compete with the Amazons of the world? The easy answer is they don't. When you shop for quality and design over cheap and easy, it's a different market entirely. But the popularity of online retail has created a need for boutiques Trouva brings UK boutiques online
"17.01.2017 21:08:30" social.techcrunch.com When will Samsung release its Note 7 investigation findings? There's no great time to break bad news, of course, but your two best shots are either when no one is looking or when you've got enough good news to.. There's no great time to break bad news
"17.01.2017 20:55:23" social.techcrunch.com Letgo raises whopping $175 million financing for its used goods marketplace With a pitch for its users to just let go of the things they no longer need, the online used goods marketplace letgo has managed to grab on to $175 million in.. The company's valuation is approaching $1 billion
"17.01.2017 20:14:13" social.techcrunch.com Google+ won't go away Since Google+ is still alive and kicking, Google is rolling out three updates to the product over the next couple of weeks. For one, those who still use.. Google is rolling out three updates to Google+
"17.01.2017 19:52:47" social.techcrunch.com Former Microsoft executive and noted AI expert Qi Lu joins Baidu as COO Just a day after it opened an augmented reality lab, China's internet giant Baidu has beefed up on its AI talent after it announced the hiring of former.. China's internet giant Baidu beefs up its AI talent
"17.01.2017 19:26:12" social.techcrunch.com Kubo, the robot that teaches kids to code, is now available for preorder https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJTzzirDvvc We saw tons of new stuff at CES this year. But one thing that particularly caught our eye was Kubo, the robot.. Now available on Indiegogo for $169
"17.01.2017 19:02:10" social.techcrunch.com Juro gets $750k to optimize sales contract workflow London-based startup Juro, which is applying machine learning to help businesses speed up authoring and management of their sales contracts, has closed a.. Using machine learning to speed up sales contract management
"17.01.2017 18:54:31" social.techcrunch.com Twitter loops all videos under 6.5 seconds as Vine shrivels into a camera Twitter itself will take Vine's place as a social network for short videos. To prep for tomorrow's Vine shutdown and rebirth as Vine camera, Twitter now.. Twitter assimilates Vine
"17.01.2017 18:38:59" social.techcrunch.com Measure raises $15 million to fly drones as a service for other companies Measure may not be building the ultimate flying camera, or drones that drop burritos at your door. But the Washington D.C.-based startup has raised $15.. This drone company is doing things a little differently
"17.01.2017 18:17:52" social.techcrunch.com Zuckerberg testifies in $2 billion lawsuit that Oculus did not steal core VR tech Zuckerberg was forced to leave his signature grey t-shirt at home today and suit up for court. The Facebook CEO was called to the stand in a Dallas.. The explosive lawsuit claims Oculus was built upon stolen tech
"17.01.2017 18:10:40" TechCrunch Disrupt New York 2017 TechCrunch Disrupt New York 2017 TechCrunch Disrupt is the world's leading authority in debuting revolutionary startups, introducing game-changing technologies and discussing what's top of mind for the tech industry's key innovators. Disrupt gathers the best and brightest entrepreneurs,
"17.01.2017 18:04:05" social.techcrunch.com France creates a special visa for entrepreneurs, engineers and investors Just in time before the 2017 presidential election in France, the current French government wanted to announce one last thing to foster French startups. The French Tech Visa is a new program for foreign tech talent. It's an easier way to get a four-year A four-year visa for people who work in tech
"17.01.2017 17:43:08" social.techcrunch.com Lumo opens up its backend technology to third-party providers As the fitness wearables market continues to climb, Lumo Bodytech, a startup making wearables focused on things like running and posture, has decided to further business revenue by licensing its platform.Lumo, valued at $41 million according to Pitchbook, Likely a lucrative move for the startup.
"17.01.2017 17:27:58" social.techcrunch.com Google Drive goes down Google Drive is having some major issues today. Sometime around 8:30am PT this morning, the storage service that forms the basis of most of Google's online.. Google Drive is having some major issues today
"17.01.2017 17:20:36" social.techcrunch.com Vine is shutting down today, so don't forget to export your videos As first announced back in October, Twitter is today shutting down its looping video app and social network, Vine. The company had originally implied it would.. RIP Vine
"17.01.2017 17:18:01" social.techcrunch.com India's Practo raises $55M to expand its healthcare platform to more emerging markets India-based Practo, a startup that helps consumers locate doctors and healthcare information, has closed a $55 million Series D funding round that will fuel.. A startup that helps consumers locate doctors
"17.01.2017 16:52:33" social.techcrunch.com Apple is increasing the price of apps in the UK by 25% because of Brexit Apple is preparing to increase the price of apps in the UK in its latest move to counteract the impact of Brexit on its business. Ugh, Brexit
"17.01.2017 16:28:52" social.techcrunch.com Raspberry Pi beefs up its Compute Module for industrial users The Raspberry Pi Foundation has upgraded its Compute Module which is designed for embedded computing and industrial users wanting to produce customized.. The new CM3 module has a more flexible form factor and more powerful internals
"17.01.2017 16:26:24" social.techcrunch.com An NFL player went on Facebook Live from the locker room and nothing good happened Yesterday after the Steelers upset the Chiefs in an AFC playoff game, Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown decided to go on Facebook Live from the locker.. Antonio Brown “could be fined” for the video stream
"17.01.2017 15:58:34" social.techcrunch.com Here's how Amazon and Nvidia won CES 2017 This year's CES displayed a pretty broad mix in terms of production areas, with plenty of representation for categories ranging from wearables, to health, to..
"17.01.2017 15:45:55" social.techcrunch.com Fabletics launches a free Daily Burn-like workout platform for members Fabletics, the workout clothing startup co-founded by mega star Kate Hudson, is launching an online workout platform for those who adhere to the Fab lifestyle.Called Living Fit, the online workouts will consist of new, high-profile workout partners each In other words - how to get free online workouts from Kate Hudson and friends.
"17.01.2017 14:01:16" social.techcrunch.com Forbes owners back e-commerce startup Bringhub Bringhub, a startup that allows online publishers to add e-commerce capabilities to their stories and ads, is announcing a strategic investment from.. Ready to shop from your news sites?
"17.01.2017 12:35:47" social.techcrunch.com France's presidential front-runner François Fillon on French startups Every CES, there are more and more French startups. At this point, it would make sense to move CES to Paris or at least New York so that thousands of French people don't have to fly all the way to Las Vegas. French startups also attract French An interview with France's former Prime Minister François Fillon
"17.01.2017 12:30:43" social.techcrunch.com Sequoia invests $100 million in Zoom video conferencing service Zoom, the cloud video conferencing service, announced a $100 million Series D round, entirely funded by Sequoia. The company also announced a significant.. Huge show of confidence.
"17.01.2017 12:17:03" social.techcrunch.com Revolut lets you split bills in a few taps Fintech startup Revolut just added a nifty bill splitting feature. You can now tap on a Revolut expense and request money from your Revolut contacts without having to use a calculator. Swipe on a transaction, hit the split bill button and select your Could Revolut become the British Venmo?
"17.01.2017 11:50:40" social.techcrunch.com Synthesio acquires Bunkr to build interactive business reports Bunkr wanted to build a PowerPoint killer, making it much faster to build beautiful, interactive presentations. But the startup couldn't attract millions and millions of users, so Synthesio is acquiring Bunkr for an undisclosed amount. The technology will Bunkr wanted to be the PowerPoint killer
"17.01.2017 11:01:13" social.techcrunch.com Forward aims to be the Apple Store of doctor's offices It was cold and pouring outside as the Uber pulled up at 180 Sutter Street in downtown San Francisco. Inside, a man dressed all in black offered to take my jacket and umbrella as he ushered me through the clinical white lobby to a set of chairs, handing And it doesn't take insurance - but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
"17.01.2017 09:44:37" social.techcrunch.com Facebook to open Startup Garage at Station F in Paris Station F is better known as the world's biggest startup campus. Based in Paris, the huge historical monument is going to have 3,000 desks for tech companies of all kinds. This morning, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg came to Paris to announce that Facebook Paris is going to have the world's biggest startup campus
"17.01.2017 01:59:14" social.techcrunch.com StorePower helps groceries deliver like Instacart without giving away the keys to the store A startup called StorePower wants to take a bite out of the grocery delivery business by giving supermarkets an alternative to working with courier.. Helping grocery stores manage orders
"17.01.2017 01:24:30" social.techcrunch.com Scientists create 3D-printed objects that can change shape after they're printed 3D printed plastics tend to remain pretty stable over time. For example, your 3D-printed Yoda won't turn into a Chewbacca head without some severe plastic.. Sadly you won't be able to use this technology to morph a Millennium Falcon into the Death Star – yet
"17.01.2017 00:58:53" social.techcrunch.com Clothing maker Scott Jordan talks about the future of fashion Scott Jordan never meant to make clothes. He was a lawyer by trade and wanted something he could wear to keep his Walkman from snagging on doorknobs. A few.. This jacket can hold pounds and pounds of hardware and cables but still looks like a regular jacket
"17.01.2017 00:47:15" Crunch Report 1/16 Xiaomi admits the company grew too fast, Samsung leader bribery charges and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2j2wsQB
"17.01.2017 00:19:05" social.techcrunch.com OpenAI has admirable intentions, but its priorities should change Artificial intelligence is one of the hottest topics in business and science. Developers and industry analysts are all-in, building castles in the sky with.. If we can't understand why a prediction is being made, it loses much of its significance
"16.01.2017 23:57:39" social.techcrunch.com Joe Lonsdale moves forward with 8VC's new fund and more Lonsdale declined to comment on 8VC's fundraising last year. But last week, we spoke with him about the new fund and, to a much lesser extent,.. A firm with a focus on the future
"16.01.2017 23:33:30" social.techcrunch.com Gene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon, has died at 82 On December 7, 1972, NASA's Apollo 17 mission took off under the command of Gene Cernan. Four days later, the crew touched down on the lunar surface. It.. During his career at NASA, the former Navy pilot became one of three people to travel to the moon twice
"16.01.2017 23:17:01" social.techcrunch.com PBS KIDS debuts a new channel and live TV service, available via web and mobile The way children watch TV is changing - shifting away from the big screen in the living room to tablets and other mobile devices. In order to better cater.. The way children watch TV is changing
"16.01.2017 22:52:30" social.techcrunch.com London startup launches chatbot to help renters exercise their rights London-based startup RentersUnion has created what it's hoping will be a socially useful chatbot, pitching their web-based bot as a robot replacement for.. A socially useful chatbot
"16.01.2017 22:28:16" social.techcrunch.com A new lawsuit alleges anti-aging startup Elysium Health hasn't paid its supplier and is in breach of agreement Chromadex, the sole supplier of pterostilbene and NAD+, the two ingredients in anti-aging startup Elysium's products, is suing Elysium Health for failure to make payments on those ingredients and for breach of a trademark and royalties agreement.According Don't bite the hand that feeds you (your proprietary longevity supplements).
"16.01.2017 22:11:15" social.techcrunch.com AT&T denies refunds for DirecTV Now customers, despite the service's performance issues A number of consumers report they're unable to get a refund for their subscription to AT&T's recently launched streaming service, DirecTV Now - something.. A few customers have taken to Twitter
"16.01.2017 21:47:33" social.techcrunch.com Twitter latest feature prompts you to tweet your updated profile picture Twitter is rolling out a new feature designed to increase the amount of visual content in users' timelines and encourage more tweets and replies:.. Take your new profile pic
"16.01.2017 21:23:07" social.techcrunch.com Baidu opens augmented reality lab, begins integrating AR into search Chinese search giant Baidu is looking to further entrench itself in the world of augmented reality, announcing today that it is establishing an AR lab to.. The Chinese search giant is getting further into AR
"16.01.2017 20:59:12" social.techcrunch.com Proof will track your blood alcohol content with a wristband Checking your blood alcohol content with a breathalyzer while out with some friends might just be a party trick — but if you really wanted to know it to.. The sensors detect chemicals in your body based on perspiration
"16.01.2017 20:35:02" social.techcrunch.com Hackers successfully add games to the NES Classic Edition The greatest hope of retro gamers and the greatest fear of Nintendo have been met simultaneously: The immensely popular NES Classic Edition has been hacked.. It was only a matter of time
"16.01.2017 20:07:48" social.techcrunch.com Bragi's The Headphone is now shipping to all When we reviewed Bragi's fully wireless earbuds back in November, we wrote, “using them feels a little like you've finally arrived” – turns out it.. Another wireless contender
"16.01.2017 19:45:59" social.techcrunch.com Understanding our new President's priorities through Twitter While President-elect Donald Trump built a campaign around making America great again, his public statements don't seem to reflect a similar focus. Since.. What does Trump tweet about the most?
"16.01.2017 19:21:53" social.techcrunch.com Qonto wants to become N26 for business banking French startup Qonto has some ambitious goals and wants to become the best bank account you can get when you start a company in France. Just like N26 wants to.. A new fintech startup to watch
"16.01.2017 19:01:12" social.techcrunch.com How tech companies are honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day! In celebration of Dr. King's birthday and his major contributions to the civil rights movement, Twitter, Asana, Etsy,.. Several tech companies have closed their offices in honor of MLK Day
"16.01.2017 18:40:21" social.techcrunch.com AirAsia is hosting its first hackthon Budget airline AirAsia is the latest corporate to get into hackathons. The company just revealed plans to host its first-ever hack event on March 18 at its.. The latest corporate to get into hackathons
"16.01.2017 18:26:54" social.techcrunch.com WhatsApp and the security community are countering claims of encrypted message 'backdoor' A security issue has been flagged in the hugely popular mobile messaging app WhatsApp that could allow for messages sent via the encrypted platform to be..
"16.01.2017 18:16:47" social.techcrunch.com SpaceX sticks the landing – and the launch: It's The Daily Crunch SpaceX shows us a thing or two, Facebook fights fraudulent facts in German and drones are fulfilling their long-told prophecy. All that and more in The Daily Crunch for January 16, 2017. Stream 'em if you got 'em.1. SpaceX does the damn thingSpaceX had a SpaceX comes through in a pinch, drones overtake the skies and more in today's daily update.
"16.01.2017 18:06:21" social.techcrunch.com Facebook takes its fake news fight to Germany Facebook is expanding its trial of measures to combat fake news beyond the U.S. for the first time -- and will shortly be rolling out the updates in Germany... Updates will be rolling out in Germany
"16.01.2017 17:43:31" social.techcrunch.com Prosecutors in Korea want to arrest Samsung's leader on bribery charges Samsung is still getting over the Galaxy Note 7, but already an investigation into alleged bribery in its native South Korea is threatening to plunge it into.. Another threat to Samsung
"16.01.2017 17:23:15" social.techcrunch.com Alibaba teams up with Samsung, Louis Vuitton and other brands to fight counterfeit goods Just weeks after revealing its first court case against sellers of counterfeit goods, Alibaba has again pledged to increase its focus on fake goods after it.. Information sharing should help counter fake goods
"16.01.2017 17:01:31" social.techcrunch.com It's on like (a) Donkey Kong (watch) If you're familiar with the watch company Romain Jerome you'd know that they do the best kind of pandering. The brand, which was once known for its odd.. And it's only $16,500
"16.01.2017 16:37:37" social.techcrunch.com Jimmy Iovine confirms Apple Music's plans to offer original video content Earlier this month, The Wall St. Journal reported how Apple is working to bring in veteran producers to help create original content, including TV series and.. Confirmed
"16.01.2017 16:34:16" social.techcrunch.com Google smart home brand Nest expands to Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain As Amazon, Apple and others tee up smart home strategies with apps, hubs and new devices, Google is also turning up the temperature, so to speak, on its own.. Google is turning up the temperature on its own ambitions
"16.01.2017 16:01:42" social.techcrunch.com Qonto wants to become N26 for business banking French startup Qonto has some ambitious goals and wants to become the best bank account you can get when you start a company in France. Just like N26 wants to be a more modern bank for everyone, Qonto wants to do the same thing, but for business accounts. It's time for a modern business bank account
"16.01.2017 14:03:19" social.techcrunch.com Autopilot for Tesla HW2 vehicles rolling out now to all compatible cars Tesla has begun deploying the Autopilot update for HW2 vehicles (those with updated sensor and computing hardware designed to eventually provide full self-driving capabilities). All Tesla cars with the HW2 kit, including Model S and Model X vehicles, are Autopilot is nearly here for late-model Tesla owners.
"16.01.2017 14:01:33" social.techcrunch.com Nvidia Shield TV review Nvidia's Shield line of devices is now over six years old, and the latest member of the family is the new Shield TV, an update of Nvidia's first set-top streaming box from 2015. The 2017 version slims down the console to a remarkably portable rectangle, Nvidia's new Shield TV provides the best balance for all-in-one home entertainment
"16.01.2017 13:32:04" social.techcrunch.com Airbus plans to test self-driven airborne taxi by the end of 2017 Airbus is not kidding around about flying cars – the maker of airborne transportation vehicles plans to test out a prototype self-flying small urban transport made for single-passenger travel by the end of this year, according to Airbus CEO Tom Enders Airbus wants to put its first prototype flying car in the sky by the end of this year.
"16.01.2017 10:42:03" social.techcrunch.com Fraugster, a startup that uses AI to detect payment fraud, raises $5M Fraugster, a German and Israeli startup that has developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to help eliminate payment fraud, has raised $5 million in funding. Earlybird led the round, alongside existing investors Speedinvest, Seedcamp and an AI fraud detection
"16.01.2017 06:37:24" social.techcrunch.com The year in analytics Well, 2016 is officially in the past. Between the election drama, the stock markets tossing and turning, celebrities moving on and Harambe, it was a doozy. No one got fired for using their cloud provider's managed data warehouse
"16.01.2017 04:01:11" social.techcrunch.com Lessons from Dharamsala on business and life Why don't we set our goals around giving sincerely and unconditionally in our personal lives and careers. Forget about what you want to receive back -- the.. Shift from getting to giving.
"16.01.2017 02:08:08" social.techcrunch.com Innovation under the hood will rev the engines of a fintech revolution New consumer-facing financial applications are being built on top of old banking infrastructure, while other startups are going around financial.. 2017 is a unique time to be a founder in fintech.
"16.01.2017 01:44:35" social.techcrunch.com Start thinking like a startup Shifts in a rapidly changing retail world and dramatic changes in consumer behavior continue to be a challenge for some traditional retailers. Legacy.. Consumer demands are changing at a pace that's impossible to match without new tech
"16.01.2017 01:21:32" social.techcrunch.com Puerto Rico turns to tech and entrepreneurialism to revitalize the economy Puerto Rico is steeped in more than $70 billion of debt that has been accruing for the better part of a decade. As part of its new economic development plan,.. Energy rates aren't the only sustainability woes on the island
"16.01.2017 00:44:59" social.techcrunch.com My 1st Years, a startup that sells personalised gifts for babies and children, raises further £5M My 1st Years, a U.K.-based e-commerce startup that offers personalised gifts for babies and children, has picked up £5 million in growth funding. £5 million in growth funding
"16.01.2017 00:08:27" social.techcrunch.com Dronerise: gradually, then suddenly Drones feel a bit like old news already, don't they? At least in the Valley, with its hyper-fragmented mayfly attention span. The military has used them for..
"15.01.2017 23:52:57" social.techcrunch.com WTF is machine learning? It's no coincidence that Alan Turing, one of the most influential computer scientists of all time, started his 1950 treatise on computing with the..
"15.01.2017 20:48:03" social.techcrunch.com Social media is no longer a safe place After the early, exciting expository years of the Internet - the Age of Jennicam where the web was supposed to act as confessional and stage - things changed.. Will the last person to leave social media please turn off the light?
"15.01.2017 18:56:54" social.techcrunch.com Win a trip to San Francisco for the 10th annual Crunchies Awards Walk the Green Carpet in style! One lucky winner will be able to invite a friend on a whirlwind trip to San Francisco to rub elbows with founders, VCs and the.. Enter to win!
"15.01.2017 17:01:52" social.techcrunch.com The outlook for Bay Area startup space in 2017 One of my favorite things to do is riff on Bay Area real estate and tech -- of all kinds, residential, commercial, retail ... and Justin Bedecarre has..
"15.01.2017 14:00:56" social.techcrunch.com Technology can't replace the human touch Everywhere you turn these days, there's talk of automation replacing people. Technology is surely advancing at a rapid rate, and in today's click-driven media.. Human interactions still matter
"15.01.2017 11:17:58" social.techcrunch.com The Nintendo Switch holds a huge amount of potential
"15.01.2017 04:34:40" social.techcrunch.com Putting the “intelligent” machine in its place Sometimes even just defining the problem you're trying to solve is the hardest part. We need human intelligence to decide how and when to use machine.. Math and data can only take us so far
"15.01.2017 01:21:05" social.techcrunch.com Janet Yellen eats the world In a world economy with slow growth and increased uncertainty, policymakers have had two sources for hope -- the tech industry and low interest rates. Could.. Creating asset efficiency is an easy value-add for many technologies
"14.01.2017 23:46:22" social.techcrunch.com Hidden Figures: Inspiring STEM heroes for girls There is a much-loved aphorism used by parents of all generations that says “you are what you eat.” I would also suggest that a similar phenomenon holds.. Does showing more female science, technology and math leaders on film and TV help girls see themselves in that light?
"14.01.2017 23:19:21" social.techcrunch.com You should read this super-interesting AMA with AI researcher Joanna Bryson The field of artificial intelligence is a large one, full of interesting research, arguments, and people — so you could be forgiven (as I hope to be) for.. Check this out
"14.01.2017 22:57:01" social.techcrunch.com The mobile app gold rush may be over Ten years ago, Apple announced the iPhone, which soon gave birth to the App Store and the resulting broader app ecosystem. That industry has now matured,..
"14.01.2017 22:18:10" social.techcrunch.com MOOC enrollment drops at HarvardX and MITx after free certifications disappear An internal study of the massive open online courses (MOOCs) offered by Harvard and MIT shows a serious decline in the number of students choosing to enroll..
"14.01.2017 20:47:29" social.techcrunch.com Udacity launches deep learning nanodegree foundation program Greater compute power and power efficiency has made deep learning algorithms ubiquitous in our world. Deep learning has found its way into self driving.. The fight for top talent in the space remains fierce
"14.01.2017 20:27:26" social.techcrunch.com Amazon seeks to run wireless tests in Washington state According to documents unearthed by Business Insider, Amazon Corporate has sought permission from the FCC to run tests of wireless technology prototypes in..
"14.01.2017 20:07:23" social.techcrunch.com Apple's first AirPods ad reminds me of the iPod ads https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvVvwh3BRq8 Ever since the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch took the spotlight, most of Apple ads have been focused on those devices. So it's always nice to see the company try new things for less important devices, such as the Raise your hand if you remember the iPod silhouette ads
"14.01.2017 20:01:25" social.techcrunch.com Snapchat launches universal search to simplify navigation Snapchat just made it much easier to navigate the app and find friends, groups, Discover publishers and Our Stories with a universal search bar that's always.. A new revenue opportunity for Snapchat
"14.01.2017 18:09:51" social.techcrunch.com SpaceX successfully lands its first-stage Falcon 9 rocket on drone ship SpaceX successfully recovered its first stage Falcon 9 rocket during a launch on Saturday, marking the 7th rocket recovered overall, and the first one for this drone landing barge, Just Read The Instructions. The recovery was captured on video from the SpaceX stuck the landing with its Falcon 9 rocket today.
"14.01.2017 18:08:17" social.techcrunch.com SpaceX successfully returns to launch with Iridium-1 NEXT Falcon 9 mission SpaceX has succeeded in launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, its first launch since a Falcon 9 rocket exploded on a launch pad in pre-flight procedures in September 2016. The launch took place at 9:54 AM PT Saturday, SpaceX successfully returns to launching rockets.
"14.01.2017 17:15:10" social.techcrunch.com Watch SpaceX's first launch since its September 2016 rocket explosion here SpaceX is launching its first mission since a Falcon 9 rocket exploded on a launch pad during preflight routines in September of last year. The launch is set to take place Saturday, January 14 at 9:54:39 AM PT, or 1:54:39 AM ET. A Falcon 9 rocket will Watch SpaceX's first new launch since its September rocket explosion live at 12:54 PM ET right here.
"14.01.2017 16:52:53" social.techcrunch.com WTF is a container? You can't go to a developer conference today and not hear about software containers: Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos and a bunch of other names with a nautical ring..
"14.01.2017 16:00:53" social.techcrunch.com Instagram Stories now has as many users as Snapchat
"14.01.2017 15:09:50" social.techcrunch.com Curve adds instant cashback to mobile wallet and all-your-cards-in-one app London fintech startup Curve has always talked a good game when it comes to the bigger picture. That is, helping to converge disparate financial services into a single platform to help you manage your money better.But when it initially launched, beyond London fintech startup adds rewards to its card
"14.01.2017 13:57:53" social.techcrunch.com What if the iPhone had never arrived? Ten years ago the cellphone industry was as teeming with life as a coral reef. Weird, multi-colored Nokias and Samsungs flitted between fronds of seagrass..
"14.01.2017 12:51:00" Timeline Photos Apple is already winning the wireless headphones market with AirPods http://tcrn.ch/2jl0xeQ
"14.01.2017 12:16:56" social.techcrunch.com Weekly Roundup: Claims surface on Trump's dealings with Russia, Yahoo splits into Altaba As part of the Verizon acquisition, Yahoo has split itself into an investment unit called Altaba and is now waiting for Verizon to undertake its remaining.. All this week's tech stories in one place
"14.01.2017 10:35:53" social.techcrunch.com Sarah Michelle Gellar's startup is the next gen answer to Betty Crocker
"14.01.2017 08:57:53" social.techcrunch.com How to watch Trump's inauguration on Twitter
"14.01.2017 08:23:03" social.techcrunch.com Why white men are diversity's missing stakeholders We need to evolve the tech industry's approach to diversity and inclusion. Despite the best of intentions, our expectations have been unrealistic -- and.. The tech industry will play a critical role in determining what the future looks like
"14.01.2017 08:01:58" social.techcrunch.com ITC protection of IP necessary for continued innovation The genius and creativity of American scientists and inventors has long kept the United States at the forefront of innovation and helped to drive U.S... It can take many millions of dollars and a decade or more to turn an idea into a successful product.
"14.01.2017 06:40:23" social.techcrunch.com Cloudflare and CREDO are still gagged from talking about national security letters In 2013, the government estimated that it issued approximately 60 of these national security letters per day. But, until last summer, no company was allowed.. Cloudflare still believes it has a strong case
"14.01.2017 05:38:19" social.techcrunch.com Researchers find that “moderate” screen use is OK for teens Parents rejoice! Researchers have found that "moderate" screen use "has no detectable link to well-being and levels of engagement." This means your kids can.. Parents rejoice!
"14.01.2017 04:24:02" social.techcrunch.com Listen to Rentify founder talk property tech, scaling a startup, and why tech press sucks Yesterday I caught up with George Spencer, the 29 year-old CEO and founder of London property tech startup Rentify. We talked proptech, scaling a startup, and.. We caught up with George Spencer
"14.01.2017 03:11:46" social.techcrunch.com Saleforce's Quip acquires ex-Facebook designer studio Unity&Variety Some ex-Facebook designers will be adding extra pizzazz to Salesforce's word processing company Quip, which today acquired Unity&Variety. Founded in 2015.. Ex-Facebook designers will be adding extra pizzazz to Quip
"14.01.2017 01:01:44" social.techcrunch.com Los Angeles tech companies take a victory lap with planned tech job fair 2016 was a good year to be a tech startup in LA, and, with the $25 billion planned public offering for the city's startup darling, Snap Inc., coming up, the.. 2016 was a good year to be a tech startup in LA
"14.01.2017 00:21:45" social.techcrunch.com Google Voice is getting an upgrade Google's somewhat aging VoIP calling service, Google Voice, is preparing to roll out a significant update, the company has confirmed. Several Google Voice..
"14.01.2017 00:05:00" Crunch Report 1/3 Nintendo Switch revealed, Microsoft buys AI startup Maluuba and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2ipu5pT
"13.01.2017 23:57:52" social.techcrunch.com Here's what we know about the Nintendo Switch What? The Nintendo Switch, the convertible console formally known as the NX. The product walks the line between a home and portable console, courtesy of a.. And how you can get one
"13.01.2017 23:57:07" social.techcrunch.com Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is now Snapchat's chairman Michael Lynton, the CEO of Sony Entertainment, will be stepping down from the company in order to serve as chairman on Snap (the makers of Snapchat),..
"13.01.2017 23:52:33" social.techcrunch.com Weekly Roundup: Claims surface on Trump's dealings with Russia, Yahoo splits into Altaba As part of the Verizon acquisition, Yahoo has split itself into an investment unit called Altaba and is now waiting for Verizon to undertake its remaining.. Plus a few weekend reads to queue up
"13.01.2017 23:16:24" social.techcrunch.com Uber debuts Movement, a new website offering access to its traffic data Uber is opening up in an area where it might make sense competitively for it to stay more closed off: The ride-hailing company's new Movement website will.. Uber has a lot of insight into how traffic works within a city
"13.01.2017 22:56:15" social.techcrunch.com Nintendo talks Switch launch titles, price point and lessons learned from the Wii U The Switch arrives at one of the most tumultuous moments in Nintendo's long and storied history. These last several months have seen the gaming giant.. The Switch could play a role in ushering in another golden age for Nintendo
"13.01.2017 22:38:42" social.techcrunch.com Watch SpaceX's first launch since its September 2016 rocket explosion here SpaceX is launching its first mission since a Falcon 9 rocket exploded on a launch pad during preflight routines in September of last year. The launch is set to take place Saturday, January 14 at 9:54:39 AM PT, or 1:54:39 AM ET. A Falcon 9 rocket will Watch SpaceX's first rocket launch since a Falcon 9 blew up during pre-flight routine last year.
"13.01.2017 22:30:25" social.techcrunch.com 10 of the coolest gadgets we saw at CES 2017 It's difficult to narrow down everything that happened at CES this year. We met tons of promising new startups and went hands-on with brand new gadgets on..
"13.01.2017 22:04:08" social.techcrunch.com Moon Express raises $20 million in Series B-1, fully funds trip to the Moon Moon Express, a company competing in the Google Lunar X-Prize, has raised $20 million in a Series B-1 round and announced that they've now fully financed.. This could become the first private company to soft-land on the moon
"13.01.2017 21:24:36" social.techcrunch.com Social media startup CultureSphere sues HCL, alleges misuse of confidential information Acquisition talks fall through all the time, but a new lawsuit from social media startup CultureSphere accuses global IT company HCL of something more serious.. Trouble afoot with a social startup
"13.01.2017 20:58:56" social.techcrunch.com SpaceX hopes satellite internet business will pad thin rocket launch margins SpaceX is in the business of launching rockets, but it will look to supplement that business through other revenue opportunities; specifically, it anticipates a global satellite internet business will drive as much as $30 billion in revenue per year by SpaceX's putting a lot of faith in its ability to build a profitable global satellite internet business.
"13.01.2017 20:26:39" Nintendo Switch Nintendo took the wraps off the new Switch and we got to check it out http://tcrn.ch/2jsuSYS
"13.01.2017 20:01:18" social.techcrunch.com Match's pop-up coffee shop will 3D print your date's face on a drink In what is clearly a (very cool) publicity stunt, Match is opening a pop-up coffee shop where it will 3D print the face of single users on the foam of your.. Expresso yourself
"13.01.2017 19:36:16" social.techcrunch.com Foursquare adds list search to make its app more useful Google Maps is preparing to roll out a list-making feature that lets you star places, favorite places, and make bucket lists. That has led Foursquare to now.. As Google prepares its rival
"13.01.2017 19:15:55" social.techcrunch.com Will the last person to leave social media please turn off the light? After the early, exciting expository years of the Internet - the Age of Jennicam where the web was supposed to act as confessional and stage - things changed.. If you don't think Facebook can become a graveyard in the next half decade then I have a MySpace to sell you
"13.01.2017 18:55:18" social.techcrunch.com The NSA can now share unfiltered surveillance data with other intelligence agencies Barely a week before he leaves office, U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has authorized controversial new legislation that grants America's 16.. A controversial new legislation
"13.01.2017 18:30:46" social.techcrunch.com Fiat Chrysler under investigation by U.S. Justice Department over emissions Thursday we learned that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is investigating Fiat Chrysler U.S. (FCA) regarding alleged software-based circumvention of emissions standards. On Friday, Bloomberg reported that the U.S. Department of Justice is also Fiat Chrysler cold also face criminal penalties for alleged emissions violations.
"13.01.2017 18:28:56" social.techcrunch.com WalkMe acquires Abbi.io to add mobile A/B testing and engagement After raising $50 million last year on a $400 million valuation, WalkMe -- a company that offers on-screen site guidance and engagement analytics -- has made.. The company offers on-screen site guidance
"13.01.2017 18:08:51" social.techcrunch.com Spotify, Netflix, LINE, Pandora & HBO NOW top the list of 2016's biggest apps by revenue According to a new year-end report from Sensor Tower detailing the top apps of 2016, streaming services dominated when it came to which apps, outside of.. Streaming services are dominating
"13.01.2017 17:47:30" social.techcrunch.com Tesla update rolls back speed limit cap for Autopilot on undivided roadways Tesla's latest software update rolls back a change it implemented only recently, removing a hard cap on Autopilot on undivided roadways that meant drivers could not set the cruising speed above the posted limit for the road. The limit enforcement changed Tesla is rolling back a hard speed limit cap for Autopilot on undivided roads after only a few weeks.
"13.01.2017 17:27:57" social.techcrunch.com Take a guided tour of the White House with Barack and Michelle in virtual reality As one presidential administration ends and another begins, it seems much easier to pause and reflect on all of the changes that have defined the last eight.. Say goodbye to the Obamas in VR
"13.01.2017 17:20:31" social.techcrunch.com Hands-on with the Nintendo Switch Moments after Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé finishes his presentation, another exec takes the stage to announce how things will go. The room..
"13.01.2017 17:19:42" social.techcrunch.com Social media startup CultureSphere sues HCL, alleges misuse of confidential information Acquisition talks fall through all the time, but a new lawsuit from social media startup CultureSphere accuses global IT company HCL of something more serious.. Is this a misuse of confidential information or startup sour grapes?
"13.01.2017 17:10:35" social.techcrunch.com Here's the first 11 Nintendo Switch game trailers Nintendo continues to roll out Switch details. A lot of questions remain, but the company released the first game trailers. And boy do they look good. Watch.. Boy do they look good
"13.01.2017 17:00:01" social.techcrunch.com The Nintendo Switch will cost $300 and release worldwide on March 3 Nintendo has announced the launch date and price of the Nintendo Switch at an event in Tokyo; the company's next console will be released worldwide on March 3.. Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be available at launch
"13.01.2017 16:58:57" social.techcrunch.com Tesla details how it'll charge new owners to use Superchargers For the past few years, anyone who owned a Tesla could charge it up at one of the company's Supercharging stations free of charge. But as we've known for a.. San Francisco to Los Angeles would cost about $15
"13.01.2017 16:57:01" social.techcrunch.com San Francisco District Attorney files lawsuit against drone maker Lily for false advertising After raking in tens of millions in preorders and venture capital, the drone maker — if it can really be called that — Lily is shutting down. But its.. The problems won't end here
"13.01.2017 16:55:41" social.techcrunch.com Encrypted messaging platform WhatsApp denies “backdoor” claim A security issue has been flagged in the hugely popular mobile messaging app WhatsApp that could allow for messages sent via the encrypted platform to be.. A security issue has been flagged
"13.01.2017 16:54:47" social.techcrunch.com WTF is a funding round? But if you don't work in venture capital or finance, you might not know what all this means. So, we'll break it down for you. Why are startups getting the..
"13.01.2017 16:33:02" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft acquires Maluuba, a startup focused on general artificial intelligence Microsoft has acquired Canadian startup Maluuba, a company founded by University of Waterloo grads Kaheer Suleman and Sam Pasupalak that also participated in TechCrunch's 2012 San Francisco Startup Battlefield competition. Maluuba focuses on natural Microsoft just bought a Montreal startup that works on making AI more generally intelligent, like humans.
"13.01.2017 16:16:21" social.techcrunch.com Naver will soon begin testing self-driving cars on Korean roads South Korean internet giant Naver is in the final stages of receiving sign-off from the top Korean transportation regulator to begin tests of its self-driving vehicle technology on public roads. The company confirmed to TechCrunch that it will begin Internet giant Naver will test their self-driving cars on South Korean roads soon.
"13.01.2017 15:18:26" social.techcrunch.com GM's Bolt is actually a platform that will be used for several new EVs The Bolt EV is GM's answer to Tesla's rising influence, and it's impressive by all early accounts. The affordable electric car with a class-leading range isn't the sum of GM's interest in electric vehicles, however – it's just the beginning. GM plans to GM's Bolt will be the basis for a number of different upcoming types of EVs.
"13.01.2017 13:45:59" social.techcrunch.com Nissan's first European self-driving car trials begin in London next month Nissan will start testing a version of its electric Leaf car with autonomous driving capabilities in London next month, kicking off its first European trials on public roads. The Japanese carmaker also recently announced that it would be building two new Nissan will test its self-driving tech on London public roads starting next month.
"13.01.2017 13:25:52" social.techcrunch.com We're probably going to pre-order the Nintendo Switch so let's just accept it Hey – hey. It's me. I know you might be wrestling with the decision of whether you're going to pre-order a Nintendo Switch when they open for pre-sales, which either started around midnight or will kick-off around 9 AM ET depending on where you're I'm ordering a Nintendo Switch – Nintendo has lots of good will built up even if the Wii U was a bit rough.
"13.01.2017 10:31:11" social.techcrunch.com Listen to Rentify founder talk property tech, scaling a startup, and why tech press sucks Yesterday I caught up with George Spencer, the 29 year-old CEO and founder of London property tech startup Rentify.Prior to Rentify, he worked as a software engineer, in brand marketing, and in strategy, where, in his own words, he "tried in vain to Rentify CEO doesn't like the tech press very much. In fact, he basically thinks we suck.
"13.01.2017 08:31:12" social.techcrunch.com How To Preorder The Nintendo Switch If you were staying up late to ride the hype train that is the Nintendo Switch only to find yourself digging around for a pre-order button to no avail.... good news. Nintendo was weirdly vague about when US pre-orders for the Switch would go live, but a Surprise! Nintendo Switch pre-orders just went live
"13.01.2017 08:21:32" social.techcrunch.com What Facebook's European payment license could mean for banks Early in December, Facebook finally unveiled their newly acquired licenses for e-money and payment services out of Ireland. The rumors of Facebook entering.. Facebook is in a unique position to disintermediate retail banks
"13.01.2017 05:22:38" techcrunch.com Smize! Tyra Banks emojis are here She's a supermodel, TV producer, entrepreneur, educator...and now you can add emoji character to the list. The tireless Tyra Banks is announcing her latest.. Another celeb gets emoji
"13.01.2017 04:38:43" social.techcrunch.com Do funny recruiting hacks work? Let's ask a guy who tried Do recruiting "hacks" work? Can you get a big company's attention through wacky (or not so wacky) antics? One man, John Washam, tried and his story is, at the.. Can you get a big company's attention through wacky antics?
"13.01.2017 04:16:04" social.techcrunch.com Smartwatches could soon tell you when you're getting sick Plenty of people try to stay vigilant about their health and watch for signs that they might be coming down with something — but who has the dedication to.. Let your watch do the work
"13.01.2017 03:55:03" social.techcrunch.com Verifone, FIS and Modo are creating a new way for consumers to pay with loyalty points Verifone, FIS and digital payments startup Modo announced a new system that will enable customers to pay for any merchandise they want using only accrued.. Pay with loyalty points
"13.01.2017 03:32:10" social.techcrunch.com Google Maps' redesigned ridesharing feature lets you hail an Uber without ever leaving the app Google today announced a small update to Google Maps that makes it easier to hail a ridesharing service like Uber, Lyft, Gett or Hailo from the app. With.. Making it even easier to hail an Uber
"13.01.2017 03:27:50" social.techcrunch.com Yoshi raises $2.1 million to fill up your car, or wash it, anywhere A startup that refuels your car wherever it's parked, Yoshi Inc. has raised $2.1 million in a new round of venture funding to expand its gas delivery.. A startup that refuels your car wherever it's parked
"13.01.2017 03:03:59" social.techcrunch.com Boosted issues battery recall for its second-generation board Customers who pre-ordered the new Boosted Board 2 will be disappointed to hear there's been a recall for the new board's battery. The Boosted Board 2 had a.. :(
"13.01.2017 02:42:11" social.techcrunch.com Bitcoin booster Pantera Capital stays the course, targeting a new $25 million fund The digital currency bitcoin began 2017 with a bang, soaring to its highest level in more than three years to reach $1,150 -- a record high. Since then, its.. Bitcoin began 2017 with a record high
"13.01.2017 02:17:45" social.techcrunch.com Tesla details how it'll charge new owners to use Superchargers For the past few years, anyone who owned a Tesla could charge it up at one of the company's Supercharging stations free of charge. But as we've known for a few months now, this all-you-can-eat setup is being phased out. While existing owners still get to Tesla's Supercharger pricing will vary a bit depending on where you are.
"13.01.2017 02:05:07" social.techcrunch.com Xiaomi stops disclosing annual sales figures as CEO admits the company grew too fast Xiaomi has forgone its tradition of revealing how many smartphones it sold the previous year. The strategy yielded many headlines for the highly-regarded.. "In the first few years, we pushed ahead too fast."
"13.01.2017 01:54:05" social.techcrunch.com Karhoo rides again: Nissan/Renault buys failed on-demand ride startup It looks like one of the more notable stalls in the world of on-demand rides is going to get another change to see if it can drive ahead. TechCrunch has.. Karhoo aggregated drivers and ride options
"13.01.2017 01:39:06" social.techcrunch.com Google's Key Transparency project aims to ease a tough task in cryptography Those of us in userland may rarely have to worry about the nuts and bolts of encryption, but they exist nevertheless and must be replaced or updated now and.. The nuts and bolts of encryption must be updated now and then
"13.01.2017 01:21:18" social.techcrunch.com Volvo creates a car sharing unit Volvo announced that it's joining other automakers in creating a business unit devoted to car sharing. The new shared mobility unit will be based on Sunfleet,.. The new unit will expand Sunfleet globally
"13.01.2017 01:06:32" Crunch Report 1/12 Lily drones shuts down, Twitter to stream Trump inauguration and more on Crunch Report http://tcrn.ch/2jd4c0B
"13.01.2017 00:57:19" social.techcrunch.com AWS moves into IT training and job placement with re:Start, a UK cloud skills program Amazon's cloud storage business AWS has been gradually expanding into a range of cloud services for people not to simply host their business or app.. A new portal for IT skills training
"13.01.2017 00:36:25" social.techcrunch.com YouTube launches “Super Chat,” a way for creators to make money from their live streams YouTube announced a new feature today aimed at helping creators make money while connecting with their fans during a live stream: Super Chat. The addition is.. Make $$$ while connecting with fans
"13.01.2017 00:10:02" social.techcrunch.com Article recommendation startup Zergnet adds sponsored links, but promises to remain "content only ZergNet pitches itself as a higher quality alternative to content recommendation widgets like Taboola and Outbrain. Now co-founder and CEO Reggie Renner is.. Everyone loves this content recommendations widgets, right? ... Right?
"13.01.2017 00:05:41" social.techcrunch.com No one asked Trump defense pick James Mattis about his Theranos ties In his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday, retired Marine General James Mattis delivered his testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee. Mattis,.. Mattis quietly served on the Theranos board
"12.01.2017 23:30:42" social.techcrunch.com Consumer Reports now recommends the MacBook Pro after a software fix Apple's newest computers will no longer have to bear the title of the first MacBooks not to receive Consumer Reports' coveted seal of approval. After.. Apple issued a bug fix
"12.01.2017 23:20:56" social.techcrunch.com Snapchat launches universal search Snapchat just made it much easier to find friends, groups, Discover publishers, and Our Stories with a universal search bar at the top of the app. Launching.. Search ads could be a Snapchat cash cow
"12.01.2017 23:19:46" social.techcrunch.com Pandora is laying off 7% of its workforce Pandora said it would lay off around 7% of its U.S. workforce, excluding Ticketfly, by the end of the first quarter this year in an announcement that it would.. Shares of Pandora were up around 9% after the announcement
"12.01.2017 23:17:22" social.techcrunch.com Radpad gets acquired by LandLord Station after nearly shutting down Layoffs and an office auction sparked rumors that home rental startup Radpad was on its deathbed last year. After raising over $12 million in funding, hefty legal fees from a “data scraping” lawsuit with Craigslist had put the LA-based startup nearly out Radpad gets acquired by LandLord Station after nearly shutting down
"12.01.2017 23:04:34" social.techcrunch.com Alphabet's Eric Schmidt heads to Trump Tower (again) After their much-publicized meeting with President-elect Trump last month, many prominent figures in tech appear to be circling back to Trump tower. Eric.. Tech figures are circling back to Trump Tower
"12.01.2017 22:42:53" social.techcrunch.com SoundCloud co-founder takes product role, Yahoo alum steps in as CTO On the heels of losses that appear to be growing faster than revenues, and reported acquisition interest from Google, the music streaming service SoundCloud.. Executive movement at SoundCloud
"12.01.2017 22:18:05" social.techcrunch.com Amazon announces plan to create 100,000 US jobs, with Trump's team quickly taking credit He won't take office for another week, but President-elect Trump's administration has been happy to take credit for a number of job-creation stories,.. Beneficial timing for Trump
"12.01.2017 21:53:40" social.techcrunch.com eBay takes on fashion resale startups with launch of authentication program Ebay is not taking the rise of fashion resale businesses targeting high-end clientele lying down. The over 20-year old marketplace today announced the launch.. Letting sellers to opt in to have their goods verified
"12.01.2017 21:30:42" social.techcrunch.com Merck and Palantir partner to discover drugs faster Merck, the German multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company, is teaming up with Silicon Valley's highest-profile data and analysis software company,.. With billions of dollars at stake
"12.01.2017 21:21:03" social.techcrunch.com Arizona plans to sue Theranos over faulty blood tests The Arizona attorney general is soliciting outside legal counsel to pursue a consumer fraud lawsuit against the beleaguered blood testing startup Theranos,.. A consumer fraud lawsuit is being pursued
"12.01.2017 21:07:31" social.techcrunch.com Netflix's iBoy would face a heavy dose of smartphone upgrade cycle regret Netflix has a new original film arriving January 27 called 'iBoy,' which follows a regular teen who gets superpowers when smartphone components are embedded in his noggin after he gets beat up. The powers seem to include being able to tune into and Netflix's iBoy is a superhero with the powers of your smartphone.
"12.01.2017 20:54:11" social.techcrunch.com EPA accuses Fiat Chrysler of using software to skirt emissions standards The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a notice to Fiat Chrysler (FCA), informing the automaker that approximately 104,000 vehicles,.. The alleged violations run counter to the Clean Air Act
"12.01.2017 20:27:32" social.techcrunch.com Justice Dept to probe of FBI's handling of Clinton email case The Inspector General of the Justice Department announced today that it is looking into allegations that the FBI acted improperly in regards to a number of.. Concerns did not fall entirely upon deaf ears
"12.01.2017 20:23:46" social.techcrunch.com Media blog Techdirt fights for its life in frivolous lawsuit Techdirt, a blog about the intersections of law, media and technology, is fighting a defamation suit brought by Shiva Ayyadurai, a man who claims to have.. The site is fighting a defamation suit brought by a man who claims to have invented email
"12.01.2017 20:01:23" social.techcrunch.com Apple said to be seriously pursuing Netflix-style scripted TV and movies It's no secret that Apple has had its eye on original programming for a while. The hardware giant has already dipped its toes in the water with the purchase.. Apple may start offering its own programming
"12.01.2017 19:53:13" social.techcrunch.com Eric Schmidt-backed HouseCanary raises $33 million The total U.S. housing market is worth $30 trillion, but the data to value individual properties is still imprecise, according to HouseCanary. The real estate.. Kobe Bryant also participated in the round
"12.01.2017 19:31:42" social.techcrunch.com Iridium satellite now fixed on Falcon 9 rocket ahead of planned January 14 launch SpaceX's first return to active launch status could be only a few days away, as the payload from Iridium has been loaded on to the Falcon 9 rocket that's set to take it to space on January 14 if all goes well. The launch was postponed from a planned We're two days away from SpaceX's return to active launch status – weather permitting.
"12.01.2017 19:31:06" social.techcrunch.com Microsoft launches StaffHub, a new Office 365 app aimed at shift workers Microsoft today unveiled the newest addition to its Office 365 suite with the debut of an application for shift workers and management, called StaffHub. The.. Digital tools for staff workers
"12.01.2017 19:15:24" social.techcrunch.com The mobile app gold rush may be over Ten years ago, Apple announced the iPhone, which soon gave birth to the App Store and the resulting broader app ecosystem. That industry has now matured,.. Drawing attention to a new app means users will shift away from others
"12.01.2017 18:54:09" social.techcrunch.com Amazon launches the first of its own subscription VOD channels, Anime Strike Amazon has debuted its first own-brand subscription video-on-demand channel, part of the Amazon Channels offering it provides with content from partners.. Amazon has created its own sub-channel
"12.01.2017 18:36:43" social.techcrunch.com Musk teases potential 2.34 second 0 to 60 mph time via Tesla Ludicrous+ mode When will our thirst for speed be sated? Perhaps when Tesla CEO Elon Musk makes good on his most recent "achievable" max speed claim of just 2.34 seconds for 0 to 60 mph. Musk teased this might be possible from a new Ludicrous+ easter egg being pushed out Tesla just keeps on pushing that 0 to 60 mph time lower.
"12.01.2017 18:23:07" TechCrunch's cover photo The 10th Annual Crunchies are coming Feb. 6! Get your tickets here: https://techcrunch.com/event-info/10th-annual-crunchies-awards/
"12.01.2017 18:21:57" social.techcrunch.com Report: EU unhappy with US response to Yahoo email scanning scandal The European Union is not happy with the explanation provided by the US government for why its domestic spy agencies co-opted Yahoo to scan all emails of.. The EU is displeased
"12.01.2017 17:53:42" Foodstirs Sarah Michelle Gellar's startup is the next gen answer to Betty Crocker http://tcrn.ch/2j56n44
"12.01.2017 17:48:03" social.techcrunch.com Opera launches Neon, a new experimental desktop browser Browsers have gotten boring. After a flurry of innovation, especially around the time Google launched Chrome, things slowed down over the last few years... Browsers have gotten boring
"12.01.2017 17:43:07" social.techcrunch.com Fitbit reportedly tried to buy Jawbone late last year It's been a busy few months for Fitbit. The company has been snatching up startups left and right and announced partnerships galore at CES last week. It's.. Jawbone ultimately rebuked the offer
"12.01.2017 17:28:41" social.techcrunch.com HTC outs an always listening, dual-screen smartphone with its own AI assistant Just when you thought HTC might be ready to hang up on its smartphone efforts, the Android underdog is turning up the volume and announcing what it described.. The Android underdog turns up with a new smartphone
"12.01.2017 17:21:01" social.techcrunch.com Kayrros is like weather forecast, but for oil and gas consumption Last year, I was on vacation in Goa in India with my brother. We ended up renting a motor scooter and buying exactly 2 liters of gas in the middle of nowhere (pictured above). The shop gave us two plastic water bottles filled with gasoline. Ever since, Have you ever wondered why a country never runs out of gas?
"12.01.2017 17:14:52" social.techcrunch.com Apple said to be seriously pursuing Netflix-style scripted TV and movies It's no secret that Apple has had its eye on original programming for a while. The hardware giant has already dipped its toes in the water with the purchase.. Apple wants to get more serious about content
"12.01.2017 17:12:31" social.techcrunch.com EPA noties Fiat Chrysler of using software to skirt emissions standards The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a notice to Fiat Chrysler (FCA), informing the automaker that approximately 104,000 vehicles, including specific models of 2014, 2015 and 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Ram 1500 trucks, Fiat Chrysler joins Volkswagen in growing emissions scandal.
"12.01.2017 17:10:38" social.techcrunch.com Facebook Pages can now “go live” from the desktop, add live contributors and more Facebook Live, the social network's live video streaming platform, received a series of updates this week, the most notable being the ability for broadcasters.. Facebook Live could get more competitive with YouTube
"12.01.2017 16:51:17" social.techcrunch.com Daimler leads $17.2M round in rolling delivery drone startup Starship Technologies Daimler has led a new $17.2 million funding round in Starship Technologies, a startup created by Skype founders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, the WSJ reports. The round will help UK-based Starship expand its efforts to bring rolling drone deliveries to Daimler's latest investment could help the carmaker explore more automated delivery services in the future.
"12.01.2017 16:49:49" social.techcrunch.com Facebook is censoring posts in Thailand that the government has deemed unsuitable For millions of people, Facebook is the internet -- but many of those who rely on the social network for news and views may not be aware that Facebook isn't.. Thailand's lèse-majesté law is being used to suppress posts