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InVision design tool Studio gets an app store, asset store
TechCrunch InVision, the startup that wants to be the operating system for designers, today introduced its app store and asset store within InVision Studio. In short, InVision Studio users... 33 minutes
Watch every startup from Startup Battlefield Europe
TechCrunch TechCrunch is hosting its first ever Startup Battlefield in Paris. This morning, 15 startups competed for the coveted Best of Show award. They all pitched in front of three different panels of esteemed judges.... 53 minutes
Meet the five finalists at Startup Battlefield Europe
TechCrunch Fifteen companies just got off the stage at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Europe at VivaTech in Paris. The TechCrunch team has taken feedback from our expert judges and narrowed the group down to... 53 minutes
Airbnb quietly launches its own Stories for users to build video montages of their travels
TechCrunch The stories format has been one of the most sticky features of social apps like Snapchat and Instagram,... 53 minutes
Box expands Zones to manage content in multiple regions
TechCrunch When Box announced Zones a couple of years ago, it was providing a way for customers to store data outside the U.S., but there were some limits. Each customer could... 2 hours
Macron defends the European way of tech regulation
TechCrunch French President Emmanuel Macron gave a speech at VivaTech in Paris, alternating between French and English. He defended a third way to regulate tech companies, which is different from the U.S. and... 3 hours
Instapaper on pause in Europe to fix GDPR compliance “issue”
TechCrunch Remember Instapaper? The Pinterest-owned, read-it-later bookmarking service is taking a break in Europe — apparently while it works on achieving compliance with the region’s updated privacy framework, GDPR,... 5 hours
Adyen confirms an IPO in Amsterdam, valuing the payments giant at $7B-$11B
TechCrunch The floodgates are definitely open for IPOs in the tech world right now, and the latest is coming out of Europe. Adyen, a company... 5 hours
Disrupt Berlin 2-for-1 passes go live next week: Sign up today
TechCrunch Achtung, meine Damen und Herren! Dust off your German, hop on a plane, a train or the Autobahn and join us, along with thousands of tech... 5 hours
Adyen confirms it will IPO and list in Amsterdam, valuing the payments giant at $7B-$11B
TechCrunch The floodgates are definitely open for IPOs in the tech world right now, and the latest is coming... 5 hours
The national security implications of Chinese venture capitalists are overblown
TechCrunch Washington — as Washington does — is barreling towards a new reform plan designed to protect American innovation from overseas investors (which should really just be read as... 5 hours
Klevio launches its smart intercom and app that lets you open doors remotely
TechCrunch Klevio, a smart home startup out of the U.K., is officially launching its first product: a smart intercom system that lets you... 5 hours
Microsoft and Publicis unveil Marcel, an AI-based productivity platform for the ad giant
TechCrunch Microsoft under CEO Satya Nadella has refocussed to double down on enterprise, artificial intelligence and cloud services, and today the company took... 6 hours
Executives from Israel’s entrants into the flying car business are landing on our stage in Tel Aviv
TechCrunch Of all of the visions of the future that have been rolled out over... 6 hours
Announcing the 15 companies competing in Startup Battlefield Europe
TechCrunch TechCrunch scoured all of Europe to find the most innovative and disruptive early-stage startups to launch at TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Europe 2018 at VivaTech. And today starting at 9:05 am... 7 hours
Revolut adds Ripple and Bitcoin Cash support
TechCrunch Fintech startup Revolut is adding Bitcoin Cash and Ripple to its cryptocurrency feature. While cryptocurrency isn’t really Revolut’s focus point, it’s a good way to get started with cryptocurrencies. If you have a Revolut... 7 hours
Go-Jek officially announces Southeast Asia expansion to fill void left by Uber’s exit
TechCrunch There’s good news for consumers in Southeast Asia who are feeling the void after Uber left the region. That’s because Go-Jek, the... 7 hours
Square brings its Stand for iPad tablets to the UK
TechCrunch Square, the company that provides payments and other business services to merchants, is today taking another step in its gradual expansion outside of the U.S. Stand — one... 14 hours
Facebook is updating how you can authenticate your account logins
TechCrunch You’ll soon have more options for staying secure on Facebook with two-factor authentication. Facebook is simplifying the process for two-factor verification on its platform so you won’t have... 14 hours
Apple reportedly partners with Volkswagen for self-driving employee shuttles
TechCrunch Apple has decided to work with Volkswagen for some of its self-driving car efforts, The New York Times reported today. The plan, according to the NYT, is to turn some... 15 hours
Tinder pilots Places, a feature that tracks your location for better matches
TechCrunch Tinder will now help you find matches with those people you may cross paths with in your day-to-day life. As promised earlier, the company... 15 hours
How [and why] I invest in startups
TechCrunch Ashton Kutcher Contributor Share on Twitter Ashton Kutcher is an actor and investor. He is the co-founder of Sound Ventures. A lot of people ask me how I choose to invest in startups. Stage?... 16 hours
Tinder Places tracks your location to help you find matches
TechCrunch Tinder will now help you find matches with those people you may cross paths with in your day-to-day life. As promised earlier, the company today is announcing the... 16 hours
TechCrunch Include Office Hours with Betaworks in New York AND SF
TechCrunch Betaworks is hosting TechCrunch’s Include Office Hours for the month of May. For the first time ever, Include Office Hours will be bi-coastal – held in San Francisco... 16 hours
TruStory, a new startup, just raised $3 million to identify ICO scams before they happen
TechCrunch Investing in initial coin offerings, or ICOs, is a minefield. This isn’t just true for people with absolutely... 16 hours
Uber’s raising up to $600M in a secondary round at $62B valuation, Q1 sales grew to $2.5B
TechCrunch Uber’s CEO is in Paris this week meeting with the French president to talk... 17 hours
Elon Musk has a very bad idea for a website rating journalists
TechCrunch Elon Musk has, as I imagine he often does during meetings or long car rides, come up with an idea for a new thing.... 17 hours
GUN raises more than $1.5M for its decentralized database system
TechCrunch GUN is an open-source decentralized database service that allows developers to build fast peer-to-peer applications that will work, even when their users are offline. The company behind the... 18 hours
Spotify launches ‘The Game Plan,’ a 10-part educational video series for artists
TechCrunch On the same day that Spotify’s class-action settlement with musicians gets final approval, the company is making a big push to encourage artists to participate... 19 hours
Uber is done testing self-driving cars in Arizona
TechCrunch Uber, which had already pulled its autonomous cars off the road following a fatal crash in Tempe, Arizona, is officially calling it quits in the state of Arizona, The Wall Street Journal... 19 hours
It’s unconstitutional for Trump to block people on Twitter
TechCrunch A uniquely 21st-century constitutional question received a satisfying answer today from a federal judge: President Trump cannot block people on Twitter, as it constitutes a violation of their First Amendment... 19 hours
Samsung adds ‘The Incredibles’ to its AR Emojis
TechCrunch Samsung’s AR Emojis were met with a…lukewarm reception when they launched alongside the Galaxy S9. The augmented reality avatars were regarded as a me-too response to Apple’s Animojis — and more to... 20 hours
Representatives rip FCC Chairman Pai’s ‘lack of candor’ and double down on net neutrality questions
TechCrunch 13 members of Congress have written to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai criticizing his "repeated evasive responses to our... 20 hours
Upstarts emerge to chase Tesla’s lead in electric vehicles
TechCrunch A slew of well-funded new entrants backed by massive amounts of capital are chasing Tesla’s lead in an effort to power the next generation of the electric vehicle industry. Electric... 20 hours
Apple offers a $50 credit for some out-of-warranty iPhone battery purchases
TechCrunch If you bought a battery replacement for an out-of-warranty iPhone last year, you may be eligible for a $50 credit from Apple. The company issued a... 20 hours
50 tech CEOs come to Paris to talk about tech for good
TechCrunch Ahead of VivaTech, 50 tech CEOs came to Paris to have lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron. Then, they all worked together on “tech... 20 hours
Ring’s Jamie Siminoff and Clinc’s Jason Mars to join us at Disrupt SF
TechCrunch Disrupt SF is set to be the biggest tech conference that TechCrunch has ever hosted. So it only makes sense that we... 21 hours
Google and Coursera launch a new machine learning specialization
TechCrunch Over the last few years, Google and Coursera have regularly teamed up to launch a number of online courses for developers and IT pros. Among those was the Machine Learning... 21 hours
Facebook launches new tools for Group admins, including free customer service
TechCrunch Facebook’s Groups are one of the social network’s most popular products, with more than 1.4 billion monthly users across tens of millions of active groups. Today,... 21 hours
Vivo’s all-screen phone with a flip-up camera could arrive in June
TechCrunch The all-screen smartphone is an inevitability. The question at this point, really, is who will get there first and how they’ll accomplish that feat. I spoke... 21 hours
Comcast closing in on plan to challenge Disney’s Fox bid
TechCrunch Seems Disney might not be able to waltz into a 21st Century Fox acquisition, after all. Comcast this morning announced plans to launch its own bid from the... 22 hours
Apple introduces new privacy portal to comply with GDPR
TechCrunch Apple is the latest tech giant to make changes to comply with GDPR, the EU’s privacy data rules, after it introduced a new website that shows customers exactly what personal... 22 hours
Hugging Face raises $4 million for its artificial BFF
TechCrunch Chatbot startup Hugging Face has raised a $4 million seed round led by Ronny Conway from a_capital. Existing investors Betaworks, SV Angel and Kevin Durant are also participating. I already... 22 hours
Verifly launches a business insurance product for gig economy workers
TechCrunch Verifly, which was launched in 2016 as an insurance provider for drone pilots, is expanding its services to include pretty much every type of part-time or contract work... 23 hours
Review: A week in an Audi R8 Spyder, an everyday supercar
TechCrunch It’s the sounds. The wisps and growls and gargles. Hit the red Start Engine button on the steering wheel and the world wakes up to the... 23 hours
Pandora’s personalized playlists go live for all Premium users
TechCrunch Earlier this year, Pandora announced its plans to challenge Spotify by taking aim at one of its rival’s top features: personalized playlists. Pandora in March began rolling out dozens of... 23 hours
A new eyewear brand is taking on Luxottica with a single wire, some seed funding, and a sustainability story
TechCrunch A U.K.-based startup has come up with a new design... 23 hours
Tempow raises $4 million to improve Bluetooth
TechCrunch French startup Tempow has raised a $4 million funding round. Balderton Capital led the round, with C4 Ventures also participating. The company has been working on improving the Bluetooth protocol to make it more... 23 hours
Gaming monitors, headsets and peripherals for a winning desktop setup
TechCrunch Makula Dunbar Contributor Makula Dunbar is a writer with Wirecutter. More posts by this contributor Gear for getting better at your side gig Editor’s note: This post was... 23 hours
Okta’s PassProtect checks your passwords with ‘Have I Been Pwned’
TechCrunch Okta just launched a free browser extension for Google Chrome today. After installing PassProtect, your browser will compare the passwords you type with Troy Hunt’s Have I Been... 23 hours
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