Plyfe Brings Its Brand-Promoting Games To Mobile, Raises $750K

<a target="_blank" href="">Plyfe</a>, a startup that allows brands to promote themselves through games and rewards, is moving onto mobile today — Plyfe games can now be played on

Peter Thiel And Existing Investors Put Another $49 Million In Accounting Software Company Xero

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, along with existing investors, has invested $49 million in Xero, the online accounting software for small businesses. It is Thiel's third investment in Xero. Earlier th

CourseTalk Launches A Yelp For Open Online Courses And What This Means For Higher Education

One of the most popular topics in education technology these days is the subject of <a target="_blank" href="">MOOCs</a>, otherwise known as Massive Open Onli

AngelPad Debuts 12 New Startups At Its Fall 2012 Demo Day

<a target="_blank" href="">AngelPad</a>, the startup accelerator program <a href="">founded back in 2010</a> by ex-Googler and in

Exceptional Buys Ranger To Give A Monitoring Shot In The Arm To Its ‘DevOps’ Platform

There is some consolidation in the error-tracking/monitoring space. <a target="_blank" href="">Exceptional</a>, the error-tracking service for cloud developers, has announced

Start-Up Chile Hosts Its 3rd Demo Day, Announces The 105 Startups In Its Next Class

<a target="_blank" href="">Start-Up Chile</a>, the government-sponsored startup accelerator, is hosting its 3rd demo day today. The focus of this demo day is on social enterpri

Zynga Shares Sink 12% After Renegotiated Partnership With Facebook Makes It Just A Regular Developer

You might think <a href="">Zynga's newfound flexibility</a> from the end of its <a target="_blank" href="

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Talks AWS, Innovation, Customer Service & Space Travel At Re: Invent

Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder and CEO, took the stage at the company's re: Invent developer conference for a wide-ranging discussion with the company's CTO Werner Vogels about Amazon's web service and

More On PeopleBrowsr And Its CEO Jodee Rich, Who Has Been Involved In Long Legal Battles Before

As you might have heard last night, PeopleBrowsr, the maker of social influence service Kred, has filed legal actions against Twitter for cutting it off of its full firehose of data. It was <a href="h

Kiosked Has A Plan To Change Affiliate Marketing, And It’s Starting To Show Up With Angry Birds Merch

<a target="_blank" href="">Kiosked</a>, a <a href="">Finnish startup that raised $5.75 million from Rovio's elu

Gift Guide: HTC One X+

Android phones! There are some that I love. The HTC One X was one of those, thanks to a very attractive external package alongside an Android skin (Sense) that had a fairly light touch and didn't mess

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Said He Was Hugely Surprised By The Success Of AWS Founder and CEO said in a fireside chat at AWS re:Invent with CTO Werner Vogels that he was surprised by the success of Amazon Web Services. Bezos said they were optimistic that AWS would

TechCrunch Moscow Returns On 9-10 December — Unpacking Russia’s Tech Boom

<a href="">In 2010</a> we held the first TechCrunch Moscow. We were back last year, and will return again t

Meet, The Startup That Lets Rappers Show Their Skills With Freestyle Battles On The Web

Rap music has certainly evolved over the decades to become a pretty mainstream thing, but the act of rapping itself is not exactly seen as a commonplace hobby. But Detroit-based entrepreneur <a ta

Zynga Loosens Its Deal With Facebook: No Longer Tied To Facebook Ad Units, Credits, Or Exclusivity

Zynga just filed <a target="_blank" href="">a document with the SEC</a> outlining new terms to its agreement with Facebo

Google Loves This Third Party Instant Street View Search App, Will They Buy It?

When I <a href="">spoke with one of the leads on Google search</a> a while back, he

Keen On… WCIT: Is This The End Of The Internet? [TCTV]

Today, the dark day Syria shut down its Internet, web freedom should be at the very forefront of all of our minds. Web freedom was also center stage earlier this week when Stanford Law School hosted

Video Discovery Startup Squrl Adds Live Video Feeds And Improved Profile Pages To Its iOS Apps

Video discovery is becoming a big deal, as startups seek to help users sort through the millions of videos that are now available over the Internet. But until now, the vast majority of video discovery

Apple Will Reportedly Start Selling Unlocked iPhones As Early As Tonight In The U.S.

Apple has yet to release the unlocked iPhone 5 in the U.S., even though early on they let images leak depicting pricing of that device on its website. Now a new report from 9t05Mac claims that the com

Foursquare’s First Designer, Mari Sheibley, Decides To Check Out After Four Years

In a piece entitled "<a target="_blank" href="">Farewell Foursquare</a>", its first designer, <a target="_blank" href="
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