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  • Derek Dodge’s New App 1Mind Uses Gamification And Facebook To Surface Potential Friendships

    Derek Dodge’s New App 1Mind Uses Gamification And Facebook To Surface Potential Friendships

    There is a raging debate between whether or not opposites attract, or if similar interests and traits define compatibility. 1Mind, a new venture from Derek Dodge, co-founder of About Last Night, aims to solve this quandary through gamification. “When I was at school, I realized the majority of my friends were people who lived in the same dorm with me, or were in the same major and… Read More

  • Airtime Aims To Win The Mainstream With Over-The-Top, Star-Studded Promo Video

    Airtime Aims To Win The Mainstream With Over-The-Top, Star-Studded Promo Video

    Are you ready for your close-up? In early June, the dynamic, disrupting duo of Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning launched their new video chat and sharing network, called Airtime. As a matter of course, the founders built Airtime on top of Facebook, with a cool $33.5 million in funding to get the operation off the ground — and more. Today, the startup released a polished new video that aims… Read More

  • World's Most Sincere, Awesome TechCrunch Fan

    We received this video mail from TechCrunch reader Aditya Kapur shortly after TechCrunch Disrupt, with the subject line “Thank you for Hammer Time.” In it Kapur describes how awesome our Google Ventures/SV Angel party was and apologizes to Ron Conway for “screaming like a little girl at a Justin Bieber concert” within earshot of the powerful VC. Highlight: “I… Read More

  • I find this Fathers Day commercial to be ‘very funny’

    This commercial apparently came out around this time last year, but I just saw it for the first time this morning. I wouldn’t mind watching this every year around this time. Apologies if you’ve seen it before, but it’s quite hilarious – the last second, especially. Read More