• Bose Picks A Patent Fight With Beats Over Noise-Cancelling Headphones

    Bose Picks A Patent Fight With Beats Over Noise-Cancelling Headphones

    Bose has sued soon-to-be-Apple-owned Beats over patents it holds related to noise-cancelling headphones, according to a new report from CNBC. The new suit means that Apple has a brand new patent battleground, should the Beats acquisition go through as planned, in addition to its ongoing litigation with Samsung and others. The full complaint is listed on Priorsmart, and lists Beat Electronics… Read More

  • Greats Brand Sneakers Are Off To The Races Following $1.5M Funding Round

    Greats Brand, aspiring to be the Warby Parker of mens’ footwear, has revealed that the company broke $100,000 in sales in June, with a projected $1.6 million run rate for the year. Following a $1.5 million financing round, the shoe brand will, for the first time, have three different models of their shoes available at once. Historically, the brand has sold only one or two versions of a… Read More

  • How Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Stacks Up A Month Later
  • JustReachOut Helps Startups Write Better Email Pitches

    JustReachOut Helps Startups Write Better Email Pitches

    JustReachOut, a new startup out of growth hacking consultancy firm Criminally Prolific, recently launched a service that makes PR easier and more affordable for startups by combining its web services with some basic consultancy services. Read More

  • Amazon Rolls Out A YouTube-Like “Video Shorts” Section On Instant Video

    Amazon Rolls Out A YouTube-Like “Video Shorts” Section On Instant Video

    Amazon‘s Instant Video service has traditionally been thought of as both a rival to iTunes and Netflix, in terms of offering movies and TV shows for rent, purchase or for free streaming via the company’s Amazon Prime membership program. But you might want to add YouTube to that list of would-be competitors, as Amazon has now introduced a new section to Instant Video focused on… Read More

  • Lyft Strikes A Deal To Launch Service In New York City, But Pauses Operations In Buffalo And Rochester

    Lyft Strikes A Deal To Launch Service In New York City, But Pauses Operations In Buffalo And Rochester

    Lyft has come to a bit of a resolution in the city and state of New York that will allow it to begin offering service in the city after two weeks of discussions with regulators there. But in striking a deal that will make it available in all five boroughs of the Big Apple, Lyft has agreed to pause its operations in two other cities in New York State. Read More

  • Tapulous Founder Bart Decrem Has Raised About $1M For His New ‘Hobby’

    Tapulous Founder Bart Decrem Has Raised About $1M For His New ‘Hobby’

    It looks like Tapulous founder Bart Decrem is ready for his next act, as the gaming exec has raised some money for a new venture, one which is simply called “Hobby.” Read More

  • Kuli Kuli Sprouts Its Own Seed Round Pitching A New Superfood

    Kuli Kuli Sprouts Its Own Seed Round Pitching A New Superfood

    Watch out, kale, quinoa, and collards, there’s a new green coming to the market that’s looking to take the superfood crown, thanks to the efforts of Kuli Kuli, a new startup that’s making a play in the $38 billion U.S. health and organic food market. Selling a West African crop known as moringa as both a powder supplement and as a health food bar, the company is already… Read More

  • Overswipe’s Photo App Makes It Safe To Hand Over Your Phone

    Overswipe’s Photo App Makes It Safe To Hand Over Your Phone

    There are a number of third-party applications that offer up a “secret folder” on your iPhone for hiding certain, ahem, private photos from prying eyes. But most of these require a bit of photo management to take place first – you have to import your photos into the app, then delete the original from the Photo Stream. A new app called Overswipe takes a different approach. Read More

  • Twitch's Otherworldly Office | TC Cribs

    Twitch CEO Emmett Shear And COO Kevin Lin To Speak At Disrupt SF

    Twitch is coming to Disrupt SF in early September. The event, like everything Twitch does, will, of course, be streamed live. Twitch is a media monster. It’s at the forefront of the exploding eSports industry. Just three years old, the video streaming service is changing the way gamers interact while providing multibillion avenues for advertisers. Google is reportedly looking into… Read More