• European Parliament Backs Investigation To Split Google Search From Its Other Businesses

    European Parliament Backs Investigation To Split Google Search From Its Other Businesses

    A little Thanksgiving message from the European Parliament today: they support the idea of breaking up Google. While the search giant was not mentioned by name, members voted 384 to 174 (with 56 abstentions) in favor of a set of measures encouraged to drive more tech growth across the European Union. Among those measures: a resolution to enforce European competition rules against online… Read More

  • Zano Is A Sky Selfie Micro-Drone That Flies Itself

    Zano Is A Sky Selfie Micro-Drone That Flies Itself

    Holy autonomous micro-drones batman! Wondering how you’re going to line up your next dronie? Aka a selfie taken from up high by a passing UAV so you don’t get a photo of yourself remote controlling a drone… Well, never fear: a U.K.-based firm is building a micro-drone that flies itself so you can stand around looking nonchalant/pull off some sick… Read More

  • Le Wagon Is An Impressive French Coding Bootcamp For Entrepreneurs

    Le Wagon Is An Impressive French Coding Bootcamp For Entrepreneurs

    Coding bootcamps are nothing new, but they have always been more popular in the U.S. than in Europe. Last year, when Le Wagon started, it was a breath of fresh air. The team not only wanted to bring the concept back to Europe, but also wanted to add its own flavor. Le Wagon is a coding school specifically targeted towards entrepreneurs. It designs its own high quality content to make you… Read More

  • Goldman Sachs Invests $36M In Korean Food Delivery App Baedal Minjok

    Goldman Sachs Invests $36M In Korean Food Delivery App Baedal Minjok

    Seoul-based startup Woowa Brothers, which operates food delivery app Baedal Minjok, has announced that it has raised a 40 billion won (about $36 million) round led by Goldman Sachs. The capital will be used to improve Baedal Minjok’s technology and fuel its international expansion. Read More

  • Tiger Global Raises $2.5 Billion For New Deals

    Tiger Global Raises $2.5 Billion For New Deals

    Investment firm Tiger Global has aggressively pursued new deals this year, and now it has a lot more cash to do so. According to an SEC filing, the firm closed $2.5 billion in new funding, that comes a little more than 6 months after it raised a $1.5 billion fund in April. Read More

  • Mobile Marketplace Carousell Raises $6M Series A Led By Sequoia Capital

    Mobile Marketplace Carousell Raises $6M Series A Led By Sequoia Capital

    Carousell, a mobile app marketplace that lets sellers upload items with a few taps on their smartphones, has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Sequoia Capital. The Singaporean startup’s existing investors, Rakuten Ventures, Golden Gate Ventures, 500 Startups, and serial entrepreneur Darius Cheung, also returned for this round, which brings Carousell’s total raised so far… Read More

  • Microsoft Appears To Pre-Announce Its Purchase Of Email Startup Acompli

    Microsoft Appears To Pre-Announce Its Purchase Of Email Startup Acompli

    Whoops. Welcome to literal fait accompli. A short, unfinished blog listed as written by Microsoft corporate vice president Rajesh Jha hit the RSS wires earlier today. Here’s what it looked like:   It led to the following URL: http://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2014/11/25/microsoft-acquires-acompli/. In case you missed it, the URL slug says “Microsoft Acquires… Read More

  • 9 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    9 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    It’s been a shorter week because we’re heading out early for Thanksgiving festivities, but a newsworthy one nonetheless. We give you our best stories of the week (11/22-11/26). Read More

  • The Snowden Effect, Quantified

    The Snowden Effect, Quantified

    The failure of the USA Freedom Act in the Senate earlier this month was a disappointment to many in favor of reforming the National Security Agency. The bill, far from perfect, and certainly incomplete in its scope was thought of by some as a possible first step. To others, it was a way for Congress to pass something that merely looked like reform. It didn’t advance after a procedural… Read More

  • Jigglist Lets You Find Places For Meetups Without Leaving Your Group Chat

    Jigglist Lets You Find Places For Meetups Without Leaving Your Group Chat

    Jigglist is a group chat app centered around finding places to go that are appropriate for the group that will attend. Read More

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