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Amazon’s next conquest will be apparel
TechCrunch Sunny Dhillon Contributor Sunny Dhillon is a partner at Signia Venture Partners. More posts by this contributor The rise of experiential commerce Approaching e-commerce investments in the age of Amazon Late last year, after Amazon announced... 1 day
Connecting our homeless neighbors with their loved ones
TechCrunch San Francisco’s housing crisis is painfully obvious with a homeless population of 7,499 people, according to a 2017 homeless census and survey. People lose their homes for a variety of reasons — job... 2 days
Where have all the pilots gone?
TechCrunch You’d think everybody would want to fly. It’s been a universal human dream since the first cave person saw the first pterodactyl¹. You’d think better technology, greater demand, economic growth, and population growth would mean more... 2 days
Original Content podcast: Netflix successfully reinvents ‘Lost in Space’
TechCrunch Lost in Space started out as a ’60s TV series, got rebooted in the 1990s as a feature film and has now been brought up-to-date by Netflix . On the... 2 days
Gillmor Gang: Carrier Pigeon
TechCrunch The Gillmor Gang — John Taschek, Denis Pombriant, Keith Teare, Esteban Kolsky, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, April 20, 2018. G3: Privacy Fence — Mary Hodder, Maria Ogneva, Francine Hardaway, Kristie Wells, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Recorded live Friday,... 2 days
Pivotal CEO talks IPO and balancing life in Dell family of companies
TechCrunch Pivotal has kind of a strange role for a company. On one hand its part of the EMC federation companies that Dell acquired in... 2 days
Through luck and grit, Datadog is fusing the culture of developers and operations
TechCrunch There used to be two cultures in the enterprise around technology. On one side were software engineers, who built out the applications... 3 days
In the NYC enterprise startup scene, security is job one
TechCrunch While most people probably would not think of New York as a hotbed for enterprise startups of any kind, it is actually quite active. When you stop to... 3 days
NS1 brings domain name services to the enterprise
TechCrunch When you think about critical infrastructure, DNS or domain naming services might not pop into your head, but what is more important than making sure your website opens quickly and efficiently for... 3 days
Full-Metal Packet is hosting the future of cloud infrastructure
TechCrunch Cloud computing has been a revolution for the data center. Rather than investing in expensive hardware and managing a data center directly, companies are relying on public cloud providers like... 3 days
BigID lands in the right place at the right time with GDPR
TechCrunch Every startup needs a little skill and a little luck. BigID, a NYC-based data governance solution has been blessed with both. The company, which... 3 days
Timescale is leading the next wave of NYC database tech
TechCrunch Data is the lifeblood of the modern corporation, yet acquiring, storing, processing, and analyzing it remains a remarkably challenging and expensive project. Every time data infrastructure finally catches... 3 days
See you on Monday for some crypto talk
TechCrunch I’ll be helping build a larger meetup focused on pre-ICO companies in New York on April 23 and I’d love to see you there. It will be held at Knotel on April... 3 days
Special Report: New York’s enterprise infrastructure ecosystem
TechCrunch New York City is a marvel of infrastructure planning and engineering. There are the visible landmarks — the Brooklyn Bridge, the Lincoln Tunnel, the Empire State Building — and also the invisible ones that... 3 days
Orchid Labs is in the process of raising $125 million for its surveillance-free layer atop the internet
TechCrunch Orchid Labs, a San Francisco-based startup that’s developing a a surveillance-free layer on top of... 3 days
Friday Night Lights is on Hulu now. You’re welcome.
TechCrunch Friday Night Lights, the football show that was never just about football (and one of the best shows on television), is now streaming on Hulu. Say goodbye to the weekend... 3 days
SmugMug acquires Flickr
TechCrunch Two photo-sharing services are teaming up, as SmugMug buys Flickr from Verizon’s digital media subsidiary Oath. USA Today broke the news and interviewed SmugMug CEO Don MacAskill, who said he hopes to revitalize Flickr . At the same time, he... 3 days
Nintendo Labo review
TechCrunch I’m here to tell you first-hand: Nintendo Labo is no joke. I’m a grown-up human person, who has spent many hours of his life building things: office furniture, websites, a model of the Batmobile from the 1989 Tim Burton movie.... 3 days
Pivotal Software closed up 5% following IPO, raised $555 million
TechCrunch Stock market investors showed lukewarm enthusiasm for Pivotal Software’s debut on Friday. After pricing the IPO at $15, the company closed the day at $15.73. Although it didn’t “pop”... 3 days
Founder of cryptocurrency debit card faces new fraud charges for $32 million ICO scheme
TechCrunch The U.S. government is following through on its promise to crack down on initial coin offering scams. On Friday, the... 3 days
Pivotal Software closes up 5% following IPO, raised $555 million
TechCrunch Stock market investors showed lukewarm enthusiasm for Pivotal Software’s debut on Friday. After pricing the IPO at $15, the company closed the day at $15.73. Although it didn’t “pop”... 3 days
German Supreme Court dismisses Axel Springer lawsuit, says ad blocking is legal
TechCrunch Germany’s Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit yesterday from Axel Springer against Eyeo, the company behind AdBlock Plus. The European publishing giant (which acquired Business... 3 days
Startup ecosystem report: China is rising while the US is waning
TechCrunch Startups are a gamble, but it’s possible to better understand why some thrive and many more die by looking at the ecosystems in which they operate.... 3 days
YouTube ads for hundreds of brands still running on extremist and white nationalist channels
TechCrunch It's been more than a year since YouTube promised to improve controls over what content advertisers would find their ads... 3 days
Twitter banned Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab from buying ads
TechCrunch The U.S. government isn’t the only one feeling skittish about Kaspersky Lab. On Friday, the Russian security firm’s founder Eugene Kaspersky confronted Twitter’s apparent ban on advertising from... 3 days
Startup ecosystem report: China is rising while the U.S. is waning
TechCrunch Startups are a gamble, but it’s possible to better understand why some thrive and many more die by looking at the ecosystems in which they operate.... 3 days
Twitter is down again for some [Update: It’s Back]
TechCrunch Rough week to be in Twitter support. Three days after the site experienced downtime across the globe, the site was hit by another outage. Status.io’s service site is currently listing... 3 days
SF supervisor doesn’t want you riding electric scooters on sidewalks
TechCrunch For those of you keeping track of the scooter saga in San Francisco, Supervisor Aaron Peskin has filed a resolution in opposition of California State Assembly bill 2989.... 3 days
Twitter is down again for some
TechCrunch Rough week to be in Twitter support. Three days after the site experienced downtime across the globe, the site was hit by another outage. Status.io’s service site is currently listing a “active incident,” leaving many users... 3 days
ZTE says export ban will ‘severely impact’ its survival
TechCrunch It’s been a hell of a week for ZTE. News Monday that it was being hit with a seven-year export ban sent the company scrambling. The Chinese handset maker suspended... 3 days
Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry grow closer
TechCrunch Containers are eating the software world — and Kubernetes is the king of containers. So if you are working on any major software project, especially in the enterprise, you will run into it sooner or later.... 3 days
iOS 11’s new App Store boosts downloads by 800% for Featured apps
TechCrunch When Apple launched its new App Store in iOS 11 back in September, it aimed to offer app developers better exposure, as well as... 3 days
Facebook starts its facial recognition push to Europeans
TechCrunch Facebook users in Europe are reporting the company has started giving them the option to turn on its controversial facial recognition technology. Jimmy Nsubuga, a journalist at Metro, is among several European Facebook... 3 days
Watch how Steven Spielberg framed ‘Ready Player One’ shots in VR
TechCrunch Despite plenty of skepticism over early trailers and the source material itself, Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One has been doing very well at the box office.... 4 days
RealSelf, a community for cosmetic treatments, raises $40 million
TechCrunch RealSelf, an online community where people can ask questions, share their experiences and connect with doctors providing cosmetic treatments, has raised $40 million in new funding – its first round... 4 days
Facebook has auto-enrolled users into a facial recognition test in Europe
TechCrunch Facebook users in Europe are reporting the company has begun testing its controversial facial recognition technology in the region. Jimmy Nsubuga, a journalist at Metro, is among... 4 days
AT&T CEO says a new $15-per-month, sports-free streaming service is launching in a few weeks
TechCrunch AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson revealed on Thursday the carrier’s plans to launch another live TV service called “AT&T... 4 days
Equity podcast: Coinbase buys a startup, Discord’s a unicorn and Netflix soars
TechCrunch Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week TechCrunch’s Katie Roof and Crunchbase... 4 days
This robot can build your Ikea furniture
TechCrunch There are two kinds of people in the world: those who hate building Ikea furniture and madmen. Now, thanks to Ikeabot, the madmen can be replaced. Ikeabot is a project built at Control Robotics... 4 days
Twitter doesn’t care that someone is building a bot army in Southeast Asia
TechCrunch Facebook’s lack of attention to how third parties are using its service to reach users ended up with CEO Mark Zuckerberg taking... 4 days
Musiio uses AI to help the music industry curate tracks more efficiently
TechCrunch A former streaming industry exec and an AI specialist walk into a bar, they leave starting an AI company for the music industry. That’s... 4 days
Google changes its messaging strategy again: Goodbye to Allo, double down on RCS
TechCrunch Google’s long-and-winding road to figuring out messaging is taking yet another change of direction after the company called time on Allo, its... 4 days
Don’t just stir; Stircle
TechCrunch Although I do my best to minimize the trash produced by my lifestyle (blog posts notwithstanding), one I can't really control, at least without carrying a spoon on my person at all times, is the necessity of using a disposable... 4 days
Technique to beam HD video with 99 percent less power could sharpen the eyes of smart homes
TechCrunch Everyone seems to be insisting on installing cameras all over their homes these days,... 4 days
The making of a hardware founder
TechCrunch Working in tech, it’s hard to avoid the many stories and congratulatory tweets about the latest company to close a funding round, and little wonder. It’s a milestone worth celebrating before getting back to work. Yet... 4 days
LinkedIn’s AutoFill plugin could leak user data, secret fix failed
TechCrunch Facebook isn’t the only one in the hot seat over data privacy. A flaw in LinkedIn’s AutoFill plugin that websites use to let you quickly complete forms could... 4 days
Square acquires corporate catering startup Zesty
TechCrunch Square has acquired elements of corporate catering startup Zesty . Square, which already owns on-demand food delivery service Caviar, plans to use Zesty’s assets to strengthen Caviar’s corporate ordering business, Caviar for Teams. Neither company disclosed... 4 days
Announcing how startups can exhibit for free at Disrupt SF with Top Picks
TechCrunch TechCrunch’s top goal at Disrupt SF (Sept 5-7) is to help early stage founders get lots of attention, which is why every... 4 days
Do you need a blockchain?
TechCrunch Blockchain technology is set to have a profound impact on a wide variety of industries, ranging from capital markets to the music business. While some use cases may seem obvious, the technology is still surrounded by its fair share of... 4 days
Russia’s game of Telegram whack-a-mole grows to 19M blocked IPs, hitting Twitch, Spotify and more
TechCrunch As the messaging app Telegram continues to try to evade Russian authorities by switching up its IP addresses,... 4 days
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Apple execs Greg Joswiak, Richard Howarth & others to testify in Samsung patent damages retrial
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Apple Shares New Videos Promoting Apple Pencil Support on 2018 iPad
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The Mantiz Titan multi-video dock affords dual 4K external display connectivity at 60 Hz [Video]
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