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The ?Impossible? Projection Watch Hits $1.4 Million In Crowdfunding

In what I suspect will result a refrain of “I told you so” from multiple parties, the crowdfunding for the Ritot projection watch – a watch that projects the time and other data on your wrist using a low-throw projector – has

Popcorn Time Finally Comes To iOS

Popcorn Time, the so-called Netflix for pirates, is now on iOS. It's never been easier to watch pirated movies and TV shows on the iPhone or iPad. Is it illegal? Not really. Shady and not exactly ethical? Sure. Not surprisingly, Apple didn't give the

Shared Inbox Front Pulls $3.1 Million To Optimize Your Email Workflow

Front is the front desk of your company. Whenever someone sends an email to your contact@, jobs@ or support@ email addresses, the email will appear in your team member's Front accounts. Then, instead of forwarding the email, creating group emails and

Google Launches Drive For EducationWith Unlimited Storage

Students whose school use Google Apps for Education will soon be able to store as many files in their Google Drive folders as they like. Earlier this year, Google launched Drive for Work, its premium $10/month version of Google Drive with unlimited s

Hipcamp Cooks Up $2M Seed To Get People Camping

In today's connected world, with phones ringing and buzzing and emails constantly flowing in, unplugging and getting back into nature for a few days each year should be a required activity. Turns out, however, that finding a campsite based on any spe

Parrot's New Zik 2.0 Headphones Are Perfect For Hipsters

Parrot is better-known for its drones, but the company just announced brand new high-end headphones, the Zik 2.0. They are colorful, feature-packed and different. You can tweak sound settings for each and every different song so that they sound close

Barry Bonds Discovers Glassing

Urban Dictionary might be adding a new definition to the word “glassing.” Former Major League Baseball left fielder Barry Bonds sent out a tweet and an Instagram of himself sporting a pair of Google glasses yesterday while looking off int

Apple Rubs Elbows With The Fashion Elite For Paris Apple Watch Event

Apple is at Paris Fashion Week, hosting a special event for the Apple Watch at Collette, a high-end boutique shop in France. This is the first time Apple has revealed its device in person to the public, after a press preview held in September for the

General Catalyst Commits $10M For Startups To Stripe's Payments Ecosystem

Another bout of news is coming from the world of online payments: General Catalyst has announced a new, $10 million plan — called the GC Stripe Platform Initiative — to help portfolio company, payments startup Stripe, continue to scale up

With $3.5 Million In New Funding, Expensify Targets Concur Customers

Expense management startup Expensify is hoping to win over some new customers thanks to SAP's acquisition of competitor Concur. To do that, it's making it free for Concur customers to switch to its platform, and also offering a way for its competitio

Forza Horizon 2 Review: A Driving Game That Could Even Win Over People Who Hate Driving Games

Let me start by saying I'm not a fan of most driving games. Any Gran Turismo title has left me cold, and aside from Mario Kart, Rad Racer and San Francisco Rush, I've mostly been content to let the genre alone. So reviewing Forza Horizon 2 was not am

Payment Network Dwolla Picks Up A Strategic $9.7M Led By CME Group

On the same day that eBay announced that it plans to spin off its payments business PayPal, a smaller payments competitor has quietly announced another round of funding to continue building out its own platform. Dwolla — the startup that is dis

Ebay's Dark Binary Star Is Finally Exploding

eBay hasn't been a big deal since Beanie Babies. Back when an auction was the coolest thing on the web and real-time JavaScript countdown timers were all the rage, eBay's main draw was a sort of theatre of commerce aimed at the bored and competitive.

Atlantic.Net Launches $0.99/Month SSD-Based Servers To Challenge DigitalOcean

The price of cloud hosting is quickly trending down and the latest evidence for this comes from Atlantic.Net, a hosting service that's been around since 1994. The company is launching a $0.99 per month VPS service today that comes with 256MB of RAM,

eBay And PayPal To Split Into Two Separate Companies

eBay and PayPal are going their separate ways, with the payments company moving out from under the eBay umbrella to form its own, publicly-traded company. The move follows a strategic review conducted by eBay, Inc. and its Board of Directors, and is

AppDynamics Extends APM Coverage To Native Mobile Apps

AppDynamics, the company that helps monitor application performance issues, typically on the server side announced an upgrade today that adds performance monitoring to native mobile apps. The new functionality came out of Beta this morning. As CEO Jy

With New Ad Publishers On Board, Appsfire Becomes A Solid Alternative Mobile Advertising Network

Advertising technology startup Appsfire provides some of the best interactive advertising formats on mobile devices. Yet, on mobile, Facebook, Google and now Twitter seem to be the overwhelmingly dominant advertising networks. To counter this idea, A

PayPal To Be Led By AmEx Exec Dan Schulman, Devin Wenig Replaces Donahoe At eBay

So much for rebuffing Carl Ichan and his calls to split the company: eBay today announced that it would split itself into two separate, publicly traded companies that would continue to maintain a relationship through “arm's length operating agr

Cloudflare's Matthew Prince To Speak At TechCrunch Disrupt Europe

TechCrunch Disrupt Europe will take place from 18-21st October 2014 in London. You can grab an early bird ticket right here. Over the weekend we'll have a free Hackathon, which you can apply for here. But on Monday and Tuesday we'll have both the Bat

Pavlok's Wristband That Electroshocks You For Facebooking Or Skipping Workouts Now On Indiegogo

Pavlov and his dogs proved conditioning shapes behavior patterns. 100 years later, a startup called Pavlok hopes the same theory and its electroshock wristband will make us exercise, wake up on time, and stop procrastinating. Launching today on Indie

Basis Unveils The Peak, A Smarter Fitness Tracker

Today Basis is taking the lid off of the Peak, its followup to its Basis B1 fitness tracker. Like its predecessor, it's a device focused on tracking your health, fitness, and sleep, but with this time the company has spent some time on their watch's

Akamai: Broadband Speeds Tip 4 Mbps Globally; DDoS Attacks Down 15%

Internet speeds, fuelled by the growth of cellular networks and low-cost smartphones and tablets, are on the rise, and this last quarter the world finally reached a tipping point. Globally we have finally passed average connection speeds of 4 megabit

Barclays Debut London Fintech Cohort Eyes Real Estate, Wider Access And Hardware

The Barclays Accelerator is holding its inaugural demo day today, with 11 startups presenting to potential investors after 15 weeks of mentoring and financial services hot-housing. Read More

Magma Venture Partners Closes $150M 4th Fund For Early Stage Israeli Startups

Magma Venture Partners, an Israeli early stage high-tech startup VC fund, has announced the closure of its fourth fund — with $150 million in committed capital. The new raise was supported by existing limited partners and new investors. Read Mo

Native Ad Company Sharethrough Raises $10M From British Sky Broadcasting And Others

Earlier this month, Sharethrough announced its European expansion, and it jumpstarted those efforts by acquiring London-based competitor VAN. Now it looks like the company will also be getting help from one of the region's big media companies —

iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Arrive In China On October 17

Apple has announced the official launch date for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in China. On October 10, customers will be able to pre-order the devices from Apple's site. On October 14, they'll be able to put earlier orders in at Apple's retail locations,

Hem, Fab's Pivot Into Home Furnishings, Goes Live In 40 Markets

Three months after Fab.com, the New York-based design/fashion marketplace, acquired Helsinki's One Nordic and announced its intention to pivot its European business to focus solely on original home furnishings, the company is putting its eggs into a

PotatoStock Actually Happened

It couldn't have happened to a nicer guy. Zack “Danger” Brown, he of the potato salad Kickstarter, held the first annual PotatoStock in Columbus, Ohio where he and thousands of potato lovers enjoyed beer, music, companionship, and salad.

Microsoft Will Start To Explain The Future Of Windows Tomorrow Morning

Gird thyself, a new Windows approaches. Tomorrow morning in San Francisco, Microsoft will show off some part of its next operating system in a long-awaited event whose existence leaked before it was formally announced. The market is expectant, and th

Jeremy Allaire Opens His Long-Awaited Bitcoin Product Circle Up To The Public

When you have one of the most experienced CEOs in the industry, who led Macromedia and oversaw the development of Adobe Flash in the 2000s and then changed online video again by taking Brightcove public, people pay attention. So when Jeremy Allaire s

No, People Are Not Leaving Facebook In Droves For Ello

Ello is not the second-coming of Facebook and Facebook users are not leaving the social network giant in droves. How do I know this? Those with a shiny new Ello profile are posting about it on Facebook. Despite the promise of an ad free network and t

HP Plunges Downmarket With A $99 Windows Tablet, $199 Windows Notebook

The race to the bottom is back. Reminiscent of the netbook war of yesteryear, HP just followed Toshiba's lead with a $99 tablet along with introducing a $199 Windows notebook. Expect to see these colorful devices at a department superstore near you.

iCloud Is Down For Some

It seems Apple's iCloud woes are not over. The service is down for some users including myself. It's unreachable from iCloud.com and files and emails are failing ton sync. Apple's System Status page reports iCloud and the rest of Apple's online servi

Apple Just Patched The Shellshock Bug In OS X

Last week, a big, nasty, freakishly widespread bug was discovered hiding in many UNIX-based systems, including OS X. While Apple was quick to proclaim that the “vast majority” of OS X users weren't susceptible to the bug, that doesn't mea

Fly Or Die: Apple iPhone 6

We're back with a new episode of Fly or Die and armed with the latest iPhone. Will John and I, longtime Apple users, give the iPhone 6 the green light? Read More

Burn!

When hopes and dreams are loose in the streets, it is well for the timid to lock doors, shutter windows and lie low until the wrath has passed. For there is often a monstrous incongruity between the hopes, however noble and tender, and the action whi

Free Consumer Credit Monitoring Company Credit Karma Raises $75M, Now Valued At Over $1 Billion

A consumer-facing credit monitoring startup, Credit Karma, is now worth more than a billion dollars following a new round of funding. The company announced this morning it has raised an additional $75 million in growth funding from Google Capital, Ti

Scientists ?Train? Water To Move On Its Own

In what could be a useful trick for moving chemicals from one point to another, scientists at the University of Southern Denmark and Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, Czech Republic have created a method to “move” liquids throug

Snapchat Spam Might Make You Feel Fat, But At Least It's Not Snapchat's Fault

If you're receiving messages from your friends on Snapchat that tell you how to lose weight, don't freak out. It appears that many accounts have been hacked, though Snapchat denies that the hackers accessed users accounts through its own system. Acco

BlackBerry Is Gonna Get Weird With Smartphone Design At Least Once A Year

BlackBerry could be about to become the most interesting company in the smartphone business: The Canadian telecommunications firm will deliver a minimum of one “unconventional device” per year, according to a new report from Reuters, foll

Adobe Brings Photoshop For Chromebooks To Its Education Customers

For the longest time, pundits said that Google's Chromebook initiative wouldn't amount to much because Chrome OS couldn't run complex applications like Photoshop. Those pundits will have to find another example now, because starting today, Photoshop

For Those About To Rock The Jamstik, We Salute You

I love stringed MIDI instruments. After messing with the gTar two years ago I've been looking for the perfect portable MIDI device that allows me to meld my inability to play keyboards with my sub-par guitar skills. Perhaps I've finally found my perf

Mophie's Samsung Galaxy S5 Juice Pack Gives You Ample Smartphone Life

Mophie has a new Juice Pack out, designed for the Galaxy S5. The case packs a huge 3,000 mAh battery within its glossy shell, which is slightly larger than the 2,850 mAh unit within the Galaxy S5 itself. True, you could carry around a spare battery f

iOS App Store's ?Trending Searches? Section Shows Evidence Of Gaming

A new feature in Apple's App Store for iOS 8 is a search section which displays “trending” searches below the search box – an area meant to highlight the popular apps of the moment. However, from an analysis of the apps which have b

Tango Music Pix Returns For Its Official Launch

Today, Tango has officially re-released Tango Music Pix, an app for making musical slideshows, which the messaging service is calling its first “sister application.” Read More

Kahuna Plans To Avoid ?Wrist Fatigue? With New Algorithm For Smartwatch App Notifications

It sounds like the upcoming Apple Watch and other wearable gadgets are going to create a whole new avenue for apps to communicate with you — and that could get pretty annoying. At least, that's the assumption at Kahuna, a Sequoia Capital-backed

Garmin Vivosmart Review: Part Activity Tracker, Part Smartwatch, All Awesome

Meet the Garmin Vivosmart. It's a no-nonsense combination of an activity tracker and smartwatch. And that's why I love the Vivosmart. It's not flashy, but rather mundane. Utilitarian. It's purpose-built and rugged but supremely enjoyable. The Garmin

UK Gov's ?Independent? Review Of Sharing Economy To Be Led By Sharing Economy Startup CEO

Today the UK government threw its weight behind the so-called sharing economy, epitomised by companies such as Airbnb and Zipcar, with the stated aim to make the country “the global centre for the sharing economy” and ensuring it can comp

Apple Rejects Launcher, The App That Lets You Launch Other Apps From iOS 8 Notification Center

Apple doesn't care for apps that let you launch other apps directly from the Notification Center, and has pulled one of the first apps to take advantage of this new functionality now available in iOS 8 from the iTunes App Store. We took a look at Lau

CloudFlare Adds SSL To All Hosting Customers In Advance Of Google's Focus On Security

Google dancers have been in a tizzy recently after the company announced that secure websites will be ranked higher in listings, a move that has made a million SEO salespeople instant experts in SSL (and improved the general security of the web.) Clo
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