• JukeDeck Creates Music, Automatic For The People

    JukeDeck Creates Music, Automatic For The People

    George Orwell once wrote about “an instrument known as a versificator” which composed words for songs without any human intervention. Heaven knows we are probably close to that with any Justin Beiber song these days, but the music sometimes still requires a human touch. But not any more, if new startup JukeDeck has anything to do with it. JukeDeck creates music automatically. It… Read More

  • Phantom Brings Self-Destructing Photos To Facebook, Twitter And More

    Phantom Brings Self-Destructing Photos To Facebook, Twitter And More

    A new mobile application called Phantom is offering a way to post personal photos and videos to blogs and social media sites, like Facebook or Twitter, which “self-destruct” like they do in Snapchat, while also offering controls that limit the number of people who can view the content, and more. The idea to allow for ephemeral sharing on Facebook and other sites is interesting… Read More

  • Registration Begins For Million-Dollar Genesis Generation Challenge

    Registration Begins For Million-Dollar Genesis Generation Challenge

    The Genesis Generation Challenge, a $1 million competition, is now accepting applicants to vie for its pot with their ideas for nonprofits or businesses that will solve some global ills. Unfortunately, it’s a terrible time for the Jerusalem-based organization to kick off its latest round of outreach. The million-dollar pot is meant to encourage teams worldwide to develop solutions… Read More

  • Google Details How It’s Responding To Search De-Index Requests In Europe

    Google Details How It’s Responding To Search De-Index Requests In Europe

    Google has published more details about how it’s handling so-called right to be forgotten requests from private individuals using its search engine in Europe — following the European Court of Justice ruling that required it to do so, back in May. Read More

  • Giveaway: 3 WallyHome Systems

    Giveaway: 3 WallyHome Systems

    SNUPI Technologies have sent us three WallyHome Systems, a sensor communication network that is compatible with your home’s existing wiring setup. The WallyHome System is a new method that uses small sensors to detect water leaks, humidity spikes and other household problems, and will alert you via SMS, email or push notification upon discovery of an issue. Three lucky TechCrunch… Read More

  • Saffron Fix Will Deliver You Indian Food Ingredients And Recipes

    Saffron Fix Will Deliver You Indian Food Ingredients And Recipes

    If you ever thought cooking Indian food was a daunting task or wanted to give it a try, Saffron Fix is trying to help. Saffron Fix is a food ingredient delivery service, like Blue Apron, but what makes it unique is that it focuses on Indian cuisine, and it allows customers to choose whether they want their ingredients to come chopped, grated or sliced. Read More

  • Google Barge Sold For Scrap

    Google Barge Sold For Scrap

    Remember the mystery Google barges? Portland’s barge is no more, it seems. Toward the end of last year, the tech world was abuzz with curiosity about why Google had anchored barges in Portland, Maine and San Francisco. Floating data centers? Secret projects? The search giant finally clued us in: the company was planning to use the barges as interactive spaces to teach people about… Read More

  • Apple Officially Welcomes Beats As It Gets U.S. Regulatory Approval For The Deal

    Apple Officially Welcomes Beats As It Gets U.S. Regulatory Approval For The Deal

    Apple has a new splash page welcoming Beats to its family, with a declaration expressing excitement that both Beats Music and Beats Electronics have joined the Cupertino-based company. The page includes a brief one-paragraph explainer about why the company was a good fit, and expressing optimism for what the companies can do together in the future. A link on the page, which features a… Read More