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  • Join Us At The First Montreal TC Pitch-Off And Meetup

    Join Us At The First Montreal TC Pitch-Off And Meetup

    TechCrunch is headed to Montreal on April 1 and we want to see you there. We’re going to hold a whirlwind tour of our neighbors to the north, landing first in Montreal and then in Toronto the next day. Our goal? To bring some amazing startups down to Disrupt in May. Sign up today! The meetup starts at 7pm and goes until 10:30pm. It will be a hoot. Tickets cost $10 and include drinks. Read More

  • Join Us In Hardware Alley

    Join Us In Hardware Alley

    We want to see you in New York for Disrupt NY 2015, our annual celebration of all things startup. It’s a great time. You get to meet great founders and VCs and I’d love to meet you. Hardware is my favorite thing in the world and you’re some of my favorite people. Disrupt runs from May 4-6 and will be held at the Manhattan Center in New York City. It’s an amazing event… Read More

  • TC Droidcast Episode 41: Our USB-C Fantasy Future

    TC Droidcast Episode 41: Our USB-C Fantasy Future

    Google has updated its ambitious Chromebook Pixel, with longer all-day battery life and a lower price tag, but the USB-C ports for charging and I/O are what have us most excited on this week’s Droidcast. They lead us into a fantasist discussion of what might come via future use of the tech across smartphones, smartwatches and other devices, and you can join us on this wild ride. The… Read More

  • The Entire SV Angel Partnership To Speak At Disrupt NY

    The Entire SV Angel Partnership To Speak At Disrupt NY

    TechCrunch is excited to announce today that the entire SV Angel partnership is headed to Disrupt NY 2015. That means Ron Conway, David Lee, Brian Pokorny, Topher Conway, Robert Pollak and Kevin Carter will take the stage together, bringing their collective wisdom and experience to Disrupt. Over the years, members of the legendary Silicon Valley fund have attended and spoken at various… Read More

  • Of Course Comcast Subscribers Can’t Stream HBO Go On The PS4

    Of Course Comcast Subscribers Can’t Stream HBO Go On The PS4

    HBO Go finally hit the PS4 this week bringing the online streaming service to the best selling next-gen console. But of course it doesn’t work with Comcast. Why would it? HBO Go hit the PS3 last year and Comcast subscribers still can’t use the service. Comcast tells TechCrunch that their subscribers have many other ways to access HBO on other devices. A spokesperson points to the… Read More

  • We Need Your Disrupt NY Battlefield Submissions Right Now!

    We Need Your Disrupt NY Battlefield Submissions Right Now!

    Disrupt NY will be here in no time, and you know what that means. You should probably get started on Disrupt NY Battlefield applications. We’re about to close submissions so we want you to be able to get your application in ASAP. For those of you who don’t yet know, the Startup Battlefield is a world-renowned startup competition. It’s like the Gymnastics portion of the… Read More

  • 13 Questions With Rob Coneybeer

    13 Questions With Rob Coneybeer

    Welcome to 13 Questions, a series aimed at bringing a human face to notable figures in the world of startups, hardware, and tech. Ever wonder how your favorite designer learned to love tech? Curious what’s on your favorite VC’s bucket list? Want to see the person behind the media hype? 13 Questions is here. Rob Coneybeer a founder and managing director of Shasta Ventures where… Read More

  • Restaurant Discovery Site Zomato To Launch Food Delivery Service, Starting In India

    Restaurant Discovery Site Zomato To Launch Food Delivery Service, Starting In India

    Zomato, the restaurant discovery site that bought U.S. rival Urbanspoon last month, is expanding its business into food orders, starting in its home market of India next month. Read More

  • Fitbit Acknowledges Latest Devices Are Causing Rashes, Advises To “Give Your Wrist A Rest”

    Fitbit Acknowledges Latest Devices Are Causing Rashes, Advises To “Give Your Wrist A Rest”

    Fitbits are still causing rashes. Some owners of the Surge are reporting that, like the Force and Charge before it, the new smartwatch activity tracker is causing a rash. Fitbit’s solution? Take the thing off occasionally. Fitbit tells TechCrunch that a very limited percentage of users reported skin irritation and the reactions are not uncommon with jewelry or wearable devices that stay… Read More

  • Naver Subsidiary Gogolook Acquires Hong Kong Startup StudioKUMA

    Naver Subsidiary Gogolook Acquires Hong Kong Startup StudioKUMA

    Gogolook, a subsidiary of Korean Internet giant Naver, announced today that it has acquired Hong Kong startup StudioKUMA. The value of the deal was undisclosed. Like Whoscall, StudioKUMA is also an app that filters out marketing calls and suspicious numbers. A company representative told TechCrunch that integration with other Naver services (including Line) is a possibility, but in the… Read More

  • Product Hunt Wins Best New Startup Of 2014

    Product Hunt Wins Best New Startup Of 2014

    Product Hunt, the online community where members submit and vote up the best new tech products, has been taking the industry by storm as founders, investors, early adopters and other tech enthusiasts now check the site on a daily basis. Today, the company also has the honor of winning the Crunchie award for “best new startup,” beating out runner-up Shyp to take home the trophy. Read More

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