• Nutanix up 131% on first day of trading

    Nutanix up 131% on first day of trading

    Nutanix made its stock market debut with a bang. After pricing shares at $16, the enterprise data storage company saw 131 percent gains on its first day of trading. With clients like Toyota and Best Buy, Nutanix aims to make it easier for businesses to manage their data centers. Its cloud offerings are making infrastructure “invisible, so the businesses can focus on applications and… Read More

  • Twitch appears to be getting its own version of Amazon Prime, called “Twitch Prime”

    Twitch appears to be getting its own version of Amazon Prime, called “Twitch Prime”

    It appears that Twitch-integrated games are not the only thing Amazon has been working on with the live-streaming site it owns. A small number of Twitch users are now reporting seeing a new section called “Twitch Prime” pop up in their profiles. According to a banner ad spotted by one user, Twitch Prime will include perks like “free loot every month,” as well as… Read More

  • Nintendo shows off some highly nerdy features of the NES Mini

    Nintendo shows off some highly nerdy features of the NES Mini

    Nintendo has further taken the wraps off the must-have gaming gadget of the holidays — which is to say, the one we’re all buying ourselves as soon as it’s available. An aggressively retro-themed video released today visually demonstrates three of the the NES Mini’s features. Brace yourself, it’s about to get real nerdy in here. Read More

  • Apply now for Include Office Hours with First Round Capital!

    Apply now for Include Office Hours with First Round Capital!

    TechCrunch Include Office Hours are happening this October 10th! Phin Barnes and Bill Trenchard from First Round Capital in San Francisco will join TechCrunch to provide valuable advice and feedback to startups. Launched in 2014, Include is TechCrunch’s diversity program, aimed at facilitating opportunities for underrepresented groups in tech to take their startups to the next… Read More

  • PewDiePie’s new game “Tuber Simulator” hits the top of the App Store, crashes

    PewDiePie’s new game “Tuber Simulator” hits the top of the App Store, crashes

    What happens when the world’s biggest YouTube star Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg tells his 48 million YouTube subscribers to download and play his new mobile game? The game promptly shoots up to the top of the App Store, and the servers crash under the load. That’s what happened, at least, following the iOS and Android launch of “PewDiePie’s Tuber… Read More

  • Yahoo open sources its porn-detecting neural network

    Yahoo open sources its porn-detecting neural network

    Ever wonder how things get marked NSFW on the internet? It’s Yahoo. Yahoo does it — with their special-made, smut-trained, porn-detecting neural network. And now you can, too, because the team behind the system has made it open source. I guess you could say they’re down to fork. Read More

  • Atomic is like Google Docs for interface prototyping

    Atomic is like Google Docs for interface prototyping

    Meet Atomic, a prototyping service for your next mobile app or website. It works in your browser, but it’s a lot more powerful than you’d expect. Atomic handles animations and lets you make interactive designs. And you can collaborate on your designs with your team in real time. The startup launched the version 2 this week adding a bunch of new features that make your design… Read More

  • New Google Tilt Brush demo shows what it’s like to paint with friends in VR

    New Google Tilt Brush demo shows what it’s like to paint with friends in VR

    One of the more fun usages of virtual reality to have already emerged is Google’s Tilt Brush. The VR painting simulator is often one of the first things I demo to first-time VR users and it really allows people to lose themselves in a VR world and make it whatever they want it to be. Art is more fun with friends, and it appears Google is discovering that as well. Today, the company… Read More

  • So now we have a federal CISO Crunch Network

    So now we have a federal CISO

    So now we have a federal CISO as part of the OMB (Office of Management and Budget). But what does that really mean? Read More

  • 9 tricks to appear smart in brainstorming meetings Crunch Network

    9 tricks to appear smart in brainstorming meetings

    The following is an excerpt from Sarah Cooper’s new book, 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings (October 4, Andrews McMeel) In a brainstorming meeting, the pressure of coming up with incredible new ideas can be debilitating. Luckily, the last thing most corporations want is new ideas. During these largely pointless exercises, the point is to contribute using the mere gravitas of… Read More

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