• Nostalgia Overload: Toejam And Earl’s Creator Is Kickstarting A Sequel

    Nostalgia Overload: Toejam And Earl’s Creator Is Kickstarting A Sequel

    Remember Toejam and Earl? It’s the game that taught the Sega Genesis-owning kids of the early 90s the value of a funky fresh bass track. Now it’s back — that is, assuming enough people throw money at it on Kickstarter. Read More

  • Google Builds An AI That Can Learn And Master Video Games

    Google Builds An AI That Can Learn And Master Video Games

    Google has built an artificial intelligence system that can learn – and become amazing at – video games all on its own, given no commands but a simple instruction to play titles. The project, detailed by Bloomberg, is the result of research from the London-based DeepMind AI startup Google acquired in a deal last year, and involves 49 games from the Atari 2600 that likely provided… Read More

  • On-Demand Valet Startup Luxe Picks Up $20M From Redpoint And Venrock

    On-Demand Valet Startup Luxe Picks Up $20M From Redpoint And Venrock

    On-demand valet startup Luxe, which launched just last year, has already attracted a lot of attention from investors. Less than six months after its official launch, sources tell us the company has raised a $20 million Series A round of funding led by Redpoint Ventures and Venrock Partners. Read More

  • Congress Snipes And Gripes On Eve Of Net Neutrality Vote

    Congress Snipes And Gripes On Eve Of Net Neutrality Vote

    It’s net neutrality eve, putting both Washington and Silicon Valley on collective edge. To some extent. In service to you, I awoke early this morning so that I could tune into a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the issue of net neutrality. However, the discourse was so dull, containing as far as I could tell the precise same talking points that have become rote through… Read More

  • Y Combinator-Backed Bright Aims To Bring Solar Power To Mexico

    Y Combinator-Backed Bright Aims To Bring Solar Power To Mexico

    Jonah Greenberger envisions Mexico’s rooftops covered in cost-effective, environmentally friendly, dark blue solar panels. The 28-year-old founder of Y Combinator-backed solar power startup Bright left his job working in fossil fuels at Chevron to work on lowering exorbitant energy costs for the people of Mexico. “The third world pays the most for electricity. Mexico has the… Read More

  • Kickstarter Says Today’s 2-Hour Long Outage Wasn’t Pebble’s Fault

    Kickstarter Says Today’s 2-Hour Long Outage Wasn’t Pebble’s Fault

    Kickstarter says that the roughly two-hour-long outage that took place today was unrelated to the massive traffic sent to its service by those backing the Pebble smartwatch’s latest, and now record-breaking, campaign. According to a company spokesperson, it was only a coincidence that the Kickstarter website went down today, even though yesterday was one of the company’s… Read More

  • My View From Outside The Anti-Echo Chamber

    My View From Outside The Anti-Echo Chamber

    Amazon’s stumble into mobile with the Fire Phone was widely and savagely derided by the tech press, and when it comes to its latest gadget, the Echo, the only way to describe the reaction is “meh-spicious.” My fellow TechCruncher Greg Kumparak wagged a finger at Amazon for providing us with yet another unnecessary way to give them our money, and others in the tech media… Read More

  • Twitter Finally Launches An Official WordPress Plug-In

    Twitter Finally Launches An Official WordPress Plug-In

    There are hundreds upon hundreds of Twitter-related plug-ins for WordPress. Seriously, go look. And yet, in its nine years since launch, Twitter has never released an official plug-in to make WordPress and Twitter play friendly. Until today. Read More

  • Coaxing US Banking And Payments Into The 21st Century

    Coaxing US Banking And Payments Into The 21st Century

    In the last decade, financial institutions and industry regulators, driven by consumer demand and fintech innovators, have slowly changed the way transactions are being processed in the United States. The national standard for electronic transfers continues to be the ACH system – a legacy system with origins dating back to the 1960s. NACHA, the national rule setting body for the network… Read More

  • Hands On With The New Moto E
  1. ...
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. 6
  5. ...

Recent Funding Data by CrunchBase profile

All recent fundings