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  • Bookboard Launches App To Encourage Children To Read More By Limiting Their Choices

    Bookboard Launches App To Encourage Children To Read More By Limiting Their Choices

    Bookboard, a subscription service for children’s books, has launched its iPad app, which gives parents and children streaming access to its library of books. Like many kids apps startups, three former Adobe employees, Mike Fitzpatrick, Nigel Pegg, and Fang Chang, founded the company out of personal needs as parents. They came together to develop a service that encourages and develops… Read More

  • TechCrunch Disrupt Goes Global With Babelverse’s Real-Time Translation

    TechCrunch Disrupt Goes Global With Babelverse’s Real-Time Translation

    TechCrunch has millions of readers around the globe, and they speak far more languages than our staffers or guests at Disrupt. To make it easier for our global readers to enjoy the conference, we are excited to partner with Babelverse, a Disrupt NYC 2012 Battlefield finalist, to provide real-time, simultaneous translation of the conference (September 10-12, 9am to 6pm PDT). Read More

  • CrunchBase Weekly And Crunch Daily Bring Top Headlines To Your Inbox

    CrunchBase Weekly And Crunch Daily Bring Top Headlines To Your Inbox

    Do you have a burning desire to know which startups raised the most capital this week? Who made the biggest acquisitions? Who got bought or sold? Are you interested in finding out where top industry executives land their next roles? We have created “CrunchBase Weekly”, a brand new way to quench your curiosity. Click here to get a weekly dose of the latest startup news and more… Read More

  • Marissa Mayer’s First 30 Days

    Marissa Mayer’s First 30 Days

    On my last visit to Yahoo at the end of July, it was as if a dark cloud had been lifted. Employees enthuastically lined up to enter the cafeteria in the first week of “Free Lunch”. URL’s, Yahoo’s main cafeteria, was more packed than a typical Tuesday. Many expressed how excited they were about the future of their company. “I used to worry about my team quitting… Read More