Fancal Is A Calendar App That Showcases Your Photos

Fancal has such a simple but appealing concept that it's surprising there aren't more smartphone calendars like it. The iOS app showcases photos from your library, with dates laid out in an unobtrusiv

Y Combinator’s Top Three Startups From Winter 2014, According To Y Combinator Startups

With each class, the startups within Y Combinator vote to determine which colleagues they thought were most likely to be successful. One source sent us a list of those companies, listed in order.

Multiple Pinterest Accounts Hacked, Flooded With Butt Pics

If you log onto Pinterest and see that one of your friends has suddenly developed a fixation with weight loss ads and butt pics like the ones below, don't click on the pins. Multiple accounts have bee

Facebook Joins Google In The Hunt For The Future

We now live in an era when Mark Zuckerberg speed-dials Obama, controls fleets of drones, brokers $19 billion acquisitions in a week, and buys whole virtual worlds. Facebook's mission has changed. Whil

TrueVault Raises $2.5M To Make It Easy For Healthcare Apps To Be HIPAA Compliant

TrueVault, the healthcare app data security startup that launched this week out of the most recent class of Y Combinator, has closed on $2.5 million in seed funding. The money will be used to further

Threes’ Creators Publish An Epic Work Log To Show How Frustrating It Is To Be Cloned

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right? Not really. That’s just something that people like to say without really thinking about, because it sounds nice and makes them feel better. Ki

Office For iPad Is A Hit: Word Jumps To #1 In US, Excel To #3, PowerPoint To #4

Microsoft built it, and they came: Office for iPad is enjoying a big first day, with Word for iPad becoming the most popular app for the device in the United States just five hours after it went live.

Sony Just Launched The Most Boring Product In The World

Meet the Digital Paper, Sony's latest e-ink slate. It's part iPad, part e-reader, and must be made out of moon rocks. It's $1,100 and will be available in the States this May. But you're not going to

Office For iPad Review: Surprisingly Worth The Wait

Microsoft has launched new Office for iPad software, finally, after people have been asking for it since, oh, say, the day in 2010 when the iPad originally launched. The new apps are currently availab

Upshift Launches To Bring Scalable Sales Engines To Startups, And Help Engineer Growth

If today isn’t your first day in the tech industry (or reading TechCrunch), then you’re likely familiar with the rise of the accelerator program, a phenomenon that has swept through Startu

Apple Gets Its 30% Take On Office 365 Subscriptions Microsoft Sells Through Office For iPad

Microsoft is not just placating user demand with the Office for iPad apps it launched today; it’s also selling Office 365 subscriptions directly within the app. Those subs are worth a pretty pen

Office For iPhone And Android Is Now Free

Along with a new version of Office for iPad, Microsoft made Office for iPhone and Android smartphones free today. The apps have updated in the respective app stores and can be snagged here for iPhone

Boston And L.A. Pitch-Off Applications Close On Monday

You have exactly four days, depending on how much sleep you require, to apply to the TechCrunch startup Pitch-Offs happening in Boston and Los Angeles on April 8 and April 10, respectively. And if

Amazon Plans Free Video-Streaming Service, WSJ Reports

All signs point to Amazon announcing its streaming device at a NYC event next week. Not a lot is known about it, but a report from the WSJ today sheds a little light on Amazon's overall strategy, whic

Facebook Will Deliver Internet Via Drones With “Connectivity Lab” Project Powered By Acqhires From Ascenta

Facebook plans to bring Internet to the third-world via drones, satellites, lasers, and more. Today Mark Zuckerberg unveiled Facebook's Connectivity Lab which will work on the project. It

Facebook Takes Another Crack At Read-It-Later With “Save” Button

Facebook's quest to become a newspaper has seen it launch multiple News Feeds, the standalone Paper app, trending topics, and more. But you're not always able to stop what you're doing and read what y

Obamacare Passes The 6M Mark After “Between Two Ferns” Viral Bump

Today the government announced that the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, has passed the 6 million signup mark, putting it within striking distance of its original goals. The enrollment

Microsoft And Office In A Multi-Platform World

This morning Microsoft unveiled and launched Office for iPad, as well as new tools to help companies manage devices that run on platforms other than Windows. The move, while expected, underscored a

Experts Found That Mt.Gox Lost A Mere 386 Bitcoin Due To Transaction Malleability

In the long, kabuki saga that is the fall of Mt. Gox, one point seemed always clear: the company lost loads of bitcoin to hackers using a bug called transaction malleability. It seems, however that th

Sources: Dropbox Acqui-Hiring Social Reading App Readmill For $8 Million

TechCrunch has learned from sources that Dropbox is in talks to acqui-hire Berlin-based <a target="_blank" href="">Readmill</a>, the social and shareable reading platform.
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