• Apple Showcases Watch Apps With Short, Sweet New Ads

    Apple Showcases Watch Apps With Short, Sweet New Ads

    Today, Apple dropped a trio of 15 second ads showing off all of the great third-party apps available on the Apple Watch. Specifically, the ads focus on the travel, music and fitness apps available now for the device. These ads arrive as Apple looks to the fall launch of watchOS 2 and the native applications that the new OS is capable of supporting. These ads are likely the first step in a… Read More

  • Baidu Issues Disappointing Q3 Forecast As It Invests Heavily In O2O Services

    Baidu Issues Disappointing Q3 Forecast As It Invests Heavily In O2O Services

    Baidu is focusing aggressively on online-to-offline (O2O) sales, one of the hottest forms of e-commerce in China, but its near-term earnings growth is still under pressure. The company’s shares dropped about 9.5 percent in after hours trading before recovering slightly as investors reacted to a disappointing Q3 2015 forecast. Read More

  • The Next Wave Of Enterprise Software Powered By Machine Learning Crunch Network

    The Next Wave Of Enterprise Software Powered By Machine Learning

    Enterprise software is about to undergo radical transformation — a substantial change that will make the shift to software as a service (SaaS) look like a simple facelift. This transformation is being powered by machine learning. Read More

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    Trolls Rejoice! Google+ Uncoupled From YouTube | Crunch Report

    eBay drops a variety of mobile products, Razer acquires Ouya after rasing funds at a $1B valuation, Android bug hacks phones via video message, Pandora Radio opens up "Sponsored Listening" ad product.

    Trolls Rejoice! Google+ Uncoupled From YouTube | Crunch Report
  • Smithsonian’s Giant Leap Into Kickstarter Pays Off

    Smithsonian’s Giant Leap Into Kickstarter Pays Off

    Millions of Americans gathered around small black and white television sets in the hot July of 1969 to watch Neil Armstrong step off the Apollo 11 spacecraft and set his left boot onto untouched moon dust. Armstrong would go down in history as the first man to ever walk on the moon. Armstrong’s suit is now much older and in bad need of repair. So the Smithsonian launched a… Read More

  • Restaurant Delivery Startup Deliveroo Raises $70M Series C

    Restaurant Delivery Startup Deliveroo Raises $70M Series C

    Deliveroo, the ‘on-demand’ startup that offers food delivery from premium restaurants that don’t traditionally offer a take-out service, appears to be on somewhat of a roll. Today the company is disclosing $70 million in new funding, money it plans to use for further international expansion. Read More

  • Opternative’s Online Eye Exam Gets You A Glasses Prescription From Home

    Opternative’s Online Eye Exam Gets You A Glasses Prescription From Home

    The annoyance of going to the doctor keeps tons of people from finding out if they need glasses or updating their prescription. But it turns out you don’t need one of those giant multi-lens machines to do an eye exam. Opternative has passed its clinical trials and today launched its $40 online eye exam. All you need is a computer, smartphone, Wi-Fi and 25 minutes to take its test… Read More

  • PragueCrunch IV Is Coming

    PragueCrunch IV Is Coming

    PragueCrunch IV is an annual celebration of all things central European and startupy and it’s coming back on Friday, July 31, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM (CEST). We’ll be holding the event on the terrace at Střelecký Ostrov. If you’ve been to any of the previous events you’ll know it’s a good time. We have special early-bird tickets available now right here so… Read More

  • YC’s ROSS Intelligence Leverages IBM’s Watson To Make Sense Of Legal Knowledge

    YC’s ROSS Intelligence Leverages IBM’s Watson To Make Sense Of Legal Knowledge

    As our body of legal knowledge, court rulings and laws becomes ever more complex, simple keyword searches won’t cut it for surfacing prior precedents and policies. That’s why the founders behind YC-backed ROSS Intelligence are using IBM’s Watson, an artificial intelligence system capable of natural-language processing, to filter through legal documents. Instead of searching… Read More

  • Neglect Is Still The Biggest Threat To Data Security Crunch Network

    Neglect Is Still The Biggest Threat To Data Security

    When it comes to data security, we hear a lot about how cyber attackers are becoming more sophisticated or that cloud technology is full of risks. While these statements are true to some extent, both can be convenient excuses hiding a harsher truth. Today, neglect is actually one of the biggest threats to corporate data. Read More

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