partnerships

  • Exclusive: Foodspotting Teams With The Melting Pot To Allow People To Take Pictures Of Cheese

    Exclusive: Foodspotting Teams With The Melting Pot To Allow People To Take Pictures Of Cheese

    At TechCrunch we like to get the rest of the story. That's why we go in-depth, hard-hitting, and close to the ground. Nowhere is that clearer than in this hardcore, hardball, and soft cheese interview with the folks from the Melting Pot, a popular fondue (from the French "What do we do with this old cheese? Melt it?") restaurant that may or may not be in your general vicinity. The Melting Pot… Read More

  • "Barney" partnerships usually fail: Android take note

    "Barney" partnerships usually fail: Android take note

    Let’s say the raptors are Blu-Ray. First, a quote from the Yankee Group’s Carl Howe: …Two of the big supporters of HD DVD were Microsoft and Intel, each of whom could account for exactly zero million HD DVD drive sales. Whenever I see “Barney alliances” — ones where no money changes hands, but all the partners agree to love each other and their technologies —… Read More

  • No love lost between the OLPC project and Intel

    No love lost between the OLPC project and Intel

      A week ago, Intel announced that it was leaving the OLPC project due to various disagreements between the two groups. OLPC software and content president Walter Bender doesn’t seem too misty-eyed about it. When asked by ABC News what effect Intel’s departure would have on the program, Bender replied, “Zero. Intel had contributed nothing. They contributed nothing to our… Read More

  • Toshiba and Sharp to join forces on LCD panels

    Toshiba and Sharp to join forces on LCD panels

    Toshiba and Sharp were recently pressed their magic rings together proclaiming, "Wonder Twin powers, activate! Form of…a strategic LCD alliance wherein Toshiba buys LCD panels from Sharp and Sharp buys semiconductors from Toshiba!" The actual meeting may very well have gone differently than that, but you get the idea. The partnership will allow the two companies to produce more LCD… Read More