TechCrunch Disrupt

  • Lessons From A TechCrunch Disrupt Launch Crunch Network

    Lessons From A TechCrunch Disrupt Launch

    May 26, 2010, was the most stressful and exciting day of my life to date. I’ve called it the most horrible and most wonderful, too. I didn’t sleep the night before. I woke up to pages of notes in my BlackBerry (it was 2010, and I was an ex-consultant), timestamped in 15-minute intervals over several hours, proof that I had woken up, typed an idea rapidly into my phone, laid back… Read More

  • Rewind’s New App Lets You Create Photo Timelines That Disappear After A Day

    Rewind’s New App Lets You Create Photo Timelines That Disappear After A Day

    Spotted this week at TechCrunch Disrupt NY’s Startup Alley, was the newly launched social photo-sharing app Rewind. As its name implies, the idea with this app is to give you and your friends a way to look back on your most recently shared photos and posts, which you can do quickly by sliding your finger to scroll through Rewind’s “timeline” feature. But the twist… Read More

  • Fresh Off A (Rumored) Presidential Bid, Carly Fiorina Will Speak At Disrupt NY

    Fresh Off A (Rumored) Presidential Bid, Carly Fiorina Will Speak At Disrupt NY

    Carly Fiorina will speak onstage at Disrupt NY in just two short weeks. And guess who has the honor of speaking on stage with her? THIS GAL. The timing couldn’t be more interesting, actually. Earlier today The Wall Street Journal reported that the former Hewlett-Packard CEO will launch her presidential campaign on May 4th, which just happens to be the day before she joins TechCrunch… Read More

  • Forget the Apple Watch, Think Drones In The Enterprise

    Forget the Apple Watch, Think Drones In The Enterprise

    Yesterday we heard about the Apple Watch and I wrote an article suggesting the Watch will drive wearables in the enterprise. But just to show how fast the technology news cycle moves, today at TechCrunch Disrupt Aaron Levie, CEO at Box participating on a panel about drones, made a business case for the use of drones in an enterprise context, making Watches yesterday’s news… Read More

  • CloudAlloy Makes Docs In The Cloud More Secure By Breaking Them Into Pieces

    CloudAlloy Makes Docs In The Cloud More Secure By Breaking Them Into Pieces

    One of the key issues facing companies when they put their content in the cloud is security, but what if you could send your documents to the cloud without security concerns? CloudAlloy, a company displaying at the Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt this week, breaks your documents into pieces, spreading them across the cloud services and putting them back together whenever you call the document. Read More

  • Calling Startup Warriors: Battlefield Deadline Extended To Feb. 27

    Calling Startup Warriors: Battlefield Deadline Extended To Feb. 27

    For those of you who were looking for an extra few days, the deadline for submitting applications to be a part of the Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014 has been extended to February 27 at 5 p.m. PST. Previous TechCrunch Battlefield contestants are now part of a growing “mafia” that’s already raised around $2.4 billion. And within the 12 months after competing in… Read More

  • AOL Asks AOLers To ‘Disrupt AOL’

    AOL Asks AOLers To ‘Disrupt AOL’

    In an internal message today, our AOL Global CTO Curtis Brown announced an “exciting event” that will be taking place next month in AOL campuses around the world. In an “exciting twist” on the TechCrunch-branded Disrupt events, the company will be running an internal “Hackathon” and “Idea Battlefield” in which participants will be able to… Read More

  • Secret Handshake Demo at Hackathon SF 2013

    Secret Handshake Lets You Pay With Hand Gestures And Leap Motion – No Phone Or Card Required

    One of the TechCrunch Disrupt hacks this year is the brainchild of Matthew Drake, an Atlanta-based employee of advertising firm 22squared. Secret Handshake, Drake’s hack this year, uses the Leap Motion gesture controller, combined with Clover’s shopping cart point-of-sale API, to allow people to pay using only a unique hand gesture or “secret handshake.” Read More

  • Disrupt Hackathon 2013 Midday Update

    From Idea To Development, A Few Hours In At The TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon

    The hacking has begun. As I write this, participants of the Disrupt NY Hackathon have been working for about six hours on what they are going to show us onstage tomorrow. We talked with a few of them to see how motivated they are. Full of energy, most of them are still enthusiastic about the long and (mostly) sleepless night ahead of them. It takes dedication to build something awesome in… Read More

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