Last week we had a chance to sit down with the founders of Zeta Interactive, an online marketing service — which isn't the first company that brought CEO..
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Dots, the incredibly basic but addicting mobile game created by gaming studio Playdots, is getting its first major upgrade in over a year. Dots now..
Twitter's latest push to monetize its service has led to the rollout of a new "Twitter Ads" button, which is now prominently appearing on user profile pages..
After some general market confusion and bad headline writing, Microsoft this morning detailed how it will roll out Windows 10 to testers, consumers, and..
HomeToGo, the European 'metasearch' engine for holiday rentals, has raised €6 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is DN capital, and Acton..
Splacer, the Tel Aviv-based marketplace for listing and renting out creative event space, today announced that it has raised $1.4 million in seed funding led..
The moderators behind a number of the most popular subreddits on the site -- which is known as the front page of internet -- have made their communities private, thus shutting them off from the internet, in protest of the departure of a key Reddit staffer and ongoing poor communications.
After a record-breaking year of growth in 2014, venture capital investors in healthcare seem to have settled into a groove. They invested roughly $2.8 billion..
Of late, there’s been a steady drumbeat of accusations that on-demand startups are unfairly wringing profits out of independent contractors. The..
When Arnav Kumar started looking for his first car, he was determined to buy a used one to save money. The process of sorting through online listings and..
Rubicon Global, a startup helping customers find money-saving, environmentally-friendly ways to handle their waste and recycling, is announcing the hire of..
We tend to think of disruption as kind of a passive activity. The determined upstart enters the market and the established business doesn't give it a second..
On July 10, 2015 I'll be rolling into Budapest to hold our first official TechCrunch Pitch Off in the city of my forefathers (my grandfather's name was..
If you've ever tried to learn a foreign language, you probably know that most existing methods focus on aspects of the language that aren't very helpful in..
As wearable activity trackers get increasingly smart and complex, Fatigue Science is measuring one thing and one thing only — how we sleep. Fatigue..
Plex, a popular application that lets users organize and stream their media collections across devices, has been hacked. However, the attackers were only able..
All the buzz this week may be about the launch of Apple Music, but another popular streaming music application, SoundCloud, has also now rolled out a notable..
A seventeenth-century university has become the victim of a twenty-first-century crime. Harvard University today announced that on June 19, it discovered a..
French startup Prêt d'Union just raised $34 million (€31 million) from Eurazeo, Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet as well as its existing investors. Prêt d'Union..
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi today confirmed that it sold just shy of 35 million phones in the first half of this year.
Startups often ask VCs for pre-pitch meetings. These requests usually are positioned along the lines of, “We aren’t looking for money yet, just advice.”..
Think of Anki Overdrive as slot cars for the smartphone age. With upgrades, achievements and characters, it's a perfect marriage of smartphones with physical..
Blue Apron, the NY-based startup that delivers weekly pre-portioned ingredients and recipes to your home, has been cooking over the past year. The company..
According to multiple sources, the U.K.'s Hassle.com, which also operates in Ireland and France, has been acquired by Rocket Internet's Helpling. Both..
Music from the artist currently known as Prince has been pulled from Spotify and Rdio. And Deezer — where at the time of writing Prince’s music is still streaming — has confirmed to us that it has received a takedown notice and is in the process of r
Your.MD is on a mission to improve the way we seek health-related, namely self-diagnosis, information online. If you've ever tried to google your symptoms,..
PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel commonly harps on the tech community for overusing buzzwords like “cloud” and “big data.” He’s..
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