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Carvey Is A Powerful CNC Machine For The Rest Of Us

Robotic CNC machines – cutting systems that use spinning tools to swipe through metal, wood, and plastic – are cool but ugly. Most of them are as big as a fridge and designed to carve out objects in a few minutes but none will sit quietly

Our Four Favorite Companies From The 500 Startups Demo Day

Time just keeps flying by, as it's already demo day for 500 Startups's tenth batch of companies. We spent the better part of this afternoon watching the 29 companies in the accelerator's latest batch put their best face forward for a group of investo

Hands-On With The Nexus 6 And Android Lollipop

Smack dab in the middle of last week, Google announced two new pieces of shiny: the Nexus 6 phone, and the Nexus 9 tablet. Alas, both announcements came by way of blog post, rather than the standard fanfare-filled physical event — meaning no on

Hands-On With The Nexus 9 Tablet

The Nexus 9 in a nutshell: it's big, and it's beautiful. I got to spend a few fleeting minutes with the device this afternoon, and though we plan to have a full review in the coming days, I thought I'd share my initial thoughts. Like the jump from Ne

Yahoo Beats In Q3 With Revenue Of $1.09B, EPS Of $0.52

With all eyes on what Yahoo will do with its $5 billion+ in Alibaba cash, Yahoo today reported its Q3 earnings after the close of trading, with sales of $1.09 billion excluding traffic acquisition costs and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.52. Reven

On The Heels Of Apple Pay, Jumio Launches A Card-Scanning Mobile Checkout Product For Retailers' iOS And Android Apps

Computer vision startup Jumio, best known for its payment card and ID-scanning technologies which allow end users to hold up their cards to a mobile device's camera to simplify the process of entering in that data on small screens, is rolling out a n

Apple Adds Guide On iCloud.com Browser Security In Wake Of China Hack

Apple has released an updated iCloud security support document with instructions on how to avoid man-in-the-middle type attacks like those affecting customers in China reported over the past couple of days. The support site says that Apple is “

BlaBlaCar's CEO Shares The Company's 10-Year Journey And Global Expansion Plans

Taxi apps and ride-sharing companies may have gained mainstream appeal over the past couple of years, but their arrival has been a long time coming. That's certainly the case for BlaBlaCar, a France-headquartered startup that was started 10 years ago

Google Acquires Firebase To Help Developers Build Better Real-Time Apps

Google today announced that it has acquired Firebase, a backend service that helps developers build realtime apps for iOS, Android and the web that can store and sync data instantly. Firebase currently has almost 110,000 registered developers on its

And The Winner Of TechCrunch Disrupt Europe 2014 Is? Crate

The competition was incredibly fierce at the inaugural TechCrunch Disrupt London. At the very beginning, there were 15 amazing companies presenting in front of multiple groups of industry leaders serving as judges. The startups were competing for £30

Building A Fintech Startup In Europe

Today on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe, Taavet Hinrikus from TransferWise, Damian Kimmelman from DueDil, and Jeff Lynn from Seedrs took the stage to talk about the state of fintech startups in London. These companies took us through the current

Product Hunt Gets Social With Twitter-Like User Profiles, Following Features And Notifications

Product Hunt, the Andreessen Horowitz-backed aggregation site currently focused on surfacing new tech products and startups, is now turning itself into something of a social network this morning with the launch of redesigned user profiles, following

Japanese 3D-Printed Gun Maker Is Sentenced To Two Years In Jail

Yoshitomo Imura, an employee at the Shonan Institute of Technology in Japan, was arrested last may for printing and firing a 3D-printed gun called the ZigZag. He printed three guns in total and was arrested for running afoul of Japan's strict gun law

The Ultimate Vision For Homejoy Is Not Just Cleaning, According To CEO Adora Cheung

Homejoy has been providing cleaning services over the last few years, but it's hoping to expand into several other verticals. Today at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe, co-founder and CEO Adora Cheung said the company would continue to test out other servic

Yelp Strikes Hotel Bookings Partnership With Hipmunk

Yelp has partnered up with Hipmunk that will allow people to book hotels within the business review platform. While this is not the first time Yelp has offered a way for users to purchase from business right on its site, it is the first time it's don

Life360 Acquires Two-Month-Old HelloWorld

Today, location-sharing startup Hello World is announcing that it has been acquired by Life360 for an undisclosed seven-figure sum. Read More

Google Updates Play Music With Songza-Style Functionality

For the first time since acquiring Songza this summer, Google is integrating the technology into its Google Play Music service. The updated service gives you access to expertly curated playlists based around date, time, weather, and what Google think

Staples Becomes The Latest Retailer Affected By A Payment Card Data Breach

If you've shopped at a major retailer in the U.S., chances are your payment card data has been stolen at some point. Today, it appears you may be able to add Staples to the growing list of retailers who have discovered fraudulent activity related to

Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane Reminds Startups That Luck Takes A Lot Of Work

“Being lucky is just so much work,” Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane told our co-editor Alexia Tsotsis during a fireside chat at TechCrunch Disrupt London today. As a startup, you always have to try to embrace luck, Svane argued when asked about

Twitter's Vine Gets Dressed Up For The iPhone 6, iOS 8

Vine has just released a minor update to the app that not only beautifies the platform for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but adds some new functionality in terms of sharing videos and consuming them. The Twitter-owned video sharing app now takes a

Raspberry Pi Founder Shows Off Incoming Touch Panel For Making DIY ?Pi Pads'

Eben Upton, the founder of the Raspberry Pi microcomputer, has shown off a new piece of hardware that's likely to expand the ecosystem around its single board computer — namely a touchscreen display. So, in other words, get ready for DIY ‘

Nokia Brings Its HERE Maps App To All Supported Android Phones

This August, Nokia, the Finnish company that remains after selling its handset business to Microsoft, rolled out new versions of its HERE mapping product to Samsung smartphones, powered by both Android and Tizen. However, at the time, the company wou

Retail Software Startup LightSpeed Now Caters For Restaurants After Buying Belgian Startup POSIOS

LightSpeed, a Montreal-based startup that provides point-of-sale software for retailers, is expanding into the restaurant and hospitality industry. The company, which last month bagged a $35 million investment round led by iNovia Capital, helps brick

B2X Raises $15M For Smartphone Care, Buys Apple Partner TSS In India For $45M

Two more signs of growth for B2X, a startup based out of Munich that is a little like a “Zendesk for smartphones” — creating solutions for handset makers and carriers so that customers can identify, report and fix problems with thei

CloudFlare's Co-Founders Talk Co-Founders, Investors And Losing At TC Disrupt

During our Disrupt London event today, TechCrunch co-editor Matthew Panzarino sat down with CloudFlare co-founders Matthew Prince and Michelle Zatlyn to talk about the company's journey and challenges since it made its public debut as the runner-up i

Venture Investors Get Fashion Fever As Early Stage Deals Soar

Editor's Note: Christine Magee is an analyst for CrunchBase. There's a brand new dance in venture capital, as investors have gone fashion-mad. After watching JustFab and Gilt Groupe explode into billion dollar companies while Warby Parker raised over

Morten Lund Looks Back At His Past Failures

Serial entrepreneur and investor Morten Lund joined us on stage with Mike Butcher to look back at his past ventures. Most of them turned out to be failures. Lund is now even famous for declaring personally bankrupt even though he was one of the first

Google Launches USB Security Key Support To Keep Accounts Safe

For the longest time now, Google has recommended that users enable two-factor authentication for their accounts on its platforms (and anywhere else, really). But starting today, it is launching a second — even more secure — method for tho

Mobile Marketing Company Fiksu Takes On $10M In Debt Funding From Silicon Valley Bank

Mobile marketing and ad tech company Fiksu announced this morning $10 million in debt funding from Silicon Valley Bank, after a year which saw it hiring 100 new employees, bringing its total headcount to 300, and seeing revenues of over $100 million.

Bigcommerce and Alibaba.com Announce Site Integration

Bigcommerce, an online store platform for small-to-medium sized businesses and Alibaba.com announced an integration today that will allow Bigcommerce's merchants to source goods directly from Alibaba.com through its platform. Read More

Microsoft Drops Nokia Name, Sticks With ?Lumia' For Windows Phones

After a long and complicated relationship that first involved just a close partnership with Nokia handling hardware duties, and then Microsoft acquiring Nokia's phone-making business during what appeared to be a fairly acrimonious separation, there w

Apple Patent Hints Remote Unlocking And Trunk Operation Possible For Future CarPlay

Apple has secured a new patent that suggests it may add more features and capabilities to its automotive software in the future. The patent, published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider), describes a system in which an iPhone acts as an automatic c

Snowflake Computing Emerges From Stealth With $26M In Funding To Modernize The Data Warehouse

Snowflake Computing came out of stealth today and announced $26M in Series B funding. They hope to modernize the data warehouse by creating a cloud-based system that can process both structured and semi-structured data in a single system, giving thei

Wonga Investors Still Won't Comment On Censured Payday Loans Firm

A panel of Europe's top investors has publicly declined to comment on what went wrong at payday loans company Wonga, in the wake of a £220 million write down earlier this month. The investors were taking part in a discussion about the European invest

Magic Leap Secures $542M Led By Google For ?Lightweight Wearable? Tech That Merges Physical And Digital Worlds

It's rare that a company can stay relatively secretive while raising a huge amount of funding, but Florida's Magic Leap has managed that. The startup, led by CEO Rony Abovitz, announced today the close of its $542 million Series B, featuring investor

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Shares His Vision For The Future Of Bitcoin

Right after opening its doors to Europe, Coinbase co-founder and CEO Brian Armstrong joined Alex Wilhelm on stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe to discuss the future of bitcoin. The conversation covered everything happening right now around bitc

Watch The Disrupt London Live Stream Right Here!

Today is, sadly, the final day of Disrupt. But though we're heartbroken that our London conference is coming to an end, we're thrilled about the content we have in store for you today. We'll be joined by Brian Armstrong from Coinbase, Michael Acton

Singapore's Infocomm Investments Brings Fund To Europe, Invests In Startupbootcamp FinTech

Aiming to build a bridge between East and West — specifically, Singapore and London — the Singaporean state-funded VC Infocomm Investments is extending its $200 million fund to European tech startups, including investing in the London-bas

GrabTaxi Raises $65 million To Increase The Competition With Uber In Southeast Asia

You'd be forgiven for thinking that the taxi app war is exclusively a US phenomenon, such is the fierce battle between Uber and Lyft, but similar rivalries are actually ongoing across other parts of the world. The battle is heating up in Southeast As

Sources: Yahoo In Talks To Buy Video Ad Platform BrightRoll For Around $700M

Yahoo has been building up its video and video advertising content, and we have heard that it may make another key acquisition in the area to further raise its game. The company is in talks to acquire BrightRoll, the cross-platform digital video adve

Mirantis Scores $100M To Continue Quest To Be Enterprise OpenStack Leader

Mirantis jumped on the OpenStack bandwagon a few years ago when most companies had never heard of it, and it has ridden the wave as the project has grown increasingly popular with each passing year. Today, the company announced $100M in Series B fund

And The TechCrunch Disrupt Europe Finalists Are Crate, Disease Diagnostic Group, Oscult And PhotoMath

Over 1,500 people have walked through door at this year's TechCrunch Disrupt Europe conference in London. We had everyone from Elvis impersonators to people dressed up as chickens participate, as one does at a tech conference. Highlights included wat

Apple CEO Tim Cook Addresses The iPad's Continued Lack Of Sales Growth

During today's earnings call for Apple's fiscal Q4 2014, CEO Tim Cook took time to address the iPad's performance at length. Cook referred to a lot of the general kinds of negative feeling around iPad performance circulating around media and analysts

In Oakland, A Sign of Some Very High Times

How bad is the commercial real estate crunch in San Francisco and Silicon Valley? Uh, bad? So bad that that prices per square foot are roughly where they were around the first dot-com boom. So bad that Uber decided to go in, buy its own piece of land

App Store Downloads Top 85 Billion

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced today during its FY Q4 2014 earnings call that its cumulative App Store downloads have now topped 85 billion up from 60 billion around a year ago. The number was announced alongside news of Apple's massive quarter, and it

We Tried Out Apple Pay In The Real World

Apple released iOS 8.1 today, and with it comes the ability to use Apple Pay on the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. We decided to try it out by going to two nearby businesses that already accept Apple's NFC-powered mobile payments: Walgreens and McDonald's. Read

Apple's Huge Q4: $42.1 Billion In Revenue, $8.5 Billion In Profit

Today after the bell, Apple reported its fiscal fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $42.1 billion, and earnings per share of $1.42. Analysts had expected Apple to report profit of $1.31 per share, on revenue for the period of $

Apple Sold 39.3M iPhones During The iPhone 6 Launch Quarter, 12.3M iPads And 5.5M Macs

Apple's earnings for the final quarter of its fiscal 2014 year are out, and boy did they sell a lot of iPhones. The hardware quarter saw 39.3 million iPhones sold, along with 12.3 million iPads and a very respectable 5.5 million Macs, with the fading

Here's What You Need To Know From Microsoft's Cloud Event

Today in San Francisco, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella and his lieutenant Scott Guthrie detailed the status of their company's cloud efforts, breaking out a few growth metrics, and announcing several new features that they hope will spur growth. Micro

iMac With Retina 5K Display Review: Meet The Best Desktop Computer Available

Apple's newest iMac has the best display ever on a computing device. Let's just get that out the way right at the start: You won't find a better screen anywhere else, period. The 27-inch, 5120×2880 screen has a PPI of 218, or roughly equivalent
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