UChek Is A New App That Does Mobile Urinalysis On The Cheap

Like to use your iPhone on the toilet? Myshkin Ingawale has an app for that. Ingawale is the co-founder of Biosense, a med-tech company based in Mumbai that specializes in cheap and functional medical

Sharethrough Launches A Native Ad Leaderboard To Highlight The Sponsored Content That’s Most Shared

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.sharethrough.com">Sharethrough</a>, a startup that's focused on native advertising (a topic that CEO <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/02/17/the-native-ad-m

It’s Not Just Best Buy – Study Finds Most At-Risk Retailers From Shoppers’ “Showrooming” Behaviors Are Home, Toy And Pet Stores

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.placed.com/">Placed</a>, the Madrona-backed location analytics startup which emerged from stealth around a year ago, has today released <a target="_blank" href="htt

Social Ad Platform LocalResponse Raises $1.5M From Cava Capital, Verizon And Others

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.localresponse.com">LocalResponse</a>, a network that targets ads based  on social network data, has raised another $1.2 million in funding, we've confirmed with th

Google’s Chrome Super Sync Sports Turns Your Smartphone’s Browser Into A Game Controller

Google’s Super Sync Sports Chrome Experiment is what happens when you put modern web technology, smartphones and a love of 80s sports games into one rather wacky package where cupcakes race moos

Snaptee Gets $600K In Seed Funding To Turn Smartphone Users Into T-Shirt Designers

With just a few taps on the screen of your iOS device, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.snaptee.co/">Snaptee</a> lets you turn your photos into a stylish graphic T-shirt. Ten thousand designs have

Foundation: Using Liquid Nitrogen And Tech To Create The World’s Best Ice Cream

In the latest episode of my <a target="_blank" href="http://foundation.kr/">Foundation</a> video series, I talk with <a target="_blank" href="http://smittenicecream.com/home/Home.html">Smitten Ice Cre

With $15M From Norwest, Battery, DFJ & More, StellaService Is On A Mission To Build The Nielsen For eCustomer Service

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.stellaservice.com/">StellaService</a>, a startup that measures and benchmarks the customer service performance of online businesses, announced this morning that it

Apple, Facebook Tell Supreme Court That Marriage Equality Is A ‘Business Imperative’

Dozens of major U.S. companies <a target="_blank" href="http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2013/02/26/corporate-america-gay-marriage/#">have come out in support of marriage equality</a>, including

JethroData Raises $4.5M For New Analytics Database That Addresses Hadoop’s Achilles Heel

<a target="_blank" href="http://jethrodata.com/">JethroData</a>, an analytics database company based upon Hadoop, announced today it has closed a $4.5 million investment round led by Pitango Venture C

Yota Devices Becomes Qualcomm Licensee, Which Should Help Its Chances Of Going Global

Yota Devices, the Russian company that has nerds like me excited with its combo e-ink/LCD display smartphone designs, today announced at MWC that it has entered into a software licensing agreement wit

Announcing TechCrunch Disrupt Europe And Hackathon — October 26-29

It's with great pleasure that we can now reveal that TechCrunch's major conference, Disrupt, will be coming to Europe this October. Since TechCrunch started a European operation in 2007 we've been

Coinstar Expands Rollout Of Its PayPal-Powered, Coin-Counting Kiosks

PayPal is today <a target="_blank" href="https://www.thepaypalblog.com/2013/02/paypal-powered-coinstar-kiosks/">announcing</a> an expanded relationship with Coinstar, which you know as the maker of th

Spotify Updates iOS App With Revamped Interface, New Navigation Tools

Fresh on the heels of a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/02/08/spotify-lands-on-windows-phone-8/">Windows Phone 8 launch</a>, Spotify has just released <a target="_blank" href="http://communi

Practice Fusion Makes First Acquisition In Thiel-Backed Mobile Health Startup 100Plus To Help It Build Products For Patients

With nearly $70 million raised since its inception in 2005, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.practicefusion.com/">Practice Fusion</a> has become the frontrunner in the multi-horse race to become th

Amazon’s Streaming Music Service Goes Big Screen With Debut Of Cloud Player For iPad

Only a couple of weeks after announcing <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/02/13/amazons-streaming-music-service-cloud-player-comes-to-ford-sync-applink/">Amazon Cloud Player integration with F

Bug In Kindle Update For iOS Deletes Users’ Entire Library, Amazon Warns Users Not To Update

Amazon yesterday updated its <a target="_blank" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kindle-read-books-ebooks-magazines/id302584613?mt=8">Kindle for iOS app</a>, which works across iPhone, iPad and i

Designer Imagines What An iPhone Phablet And iPhone Mini Might Look Like

Big screens are the talk of the town at MWC. Got nothing else to announce that makes your handset stand out from the crowd? Throw a huge screen on the sucker. Or just put phone features in a tablet an

Be The Life Of The Cubicle Farm With A DIY Sound-Sensing Tie

When I used to work in Fairfax, Virginia as a computer consultant during the dot-com boom (actually I was a documentation specialist) we'd all go down to Pizza Hut for their lunch buffet. They had piz

With $2M In The Bank, Kickboard Is On A Mission To Help Teachers Unlock Student Data

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.kickboardforteachers.com/">Kickboard</a>, a New Orleans-based startup that aims to help teachers and schools better capture, analyze and share student performance d
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