Greg Kumparak

Greg Kumparak

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Greg Kumparak is an editor at TechCrunch. Greg started at TechCrunch in May of 2008 as the editor of its sister site,MobileCrunch.Greg’s coverage primarily focuses on consumer companies,particularly those involving gadgets, robotics, or augmented reality.

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StethoMe’s smart stethoscope lets your kid’s doctor listen to their lungs from afar

When you or your kid have any sort of respiratory issue, figuring out what’s happening minute-by-minute — and how well treatment is working — is a stressful, frustrating, and anxiety-filled

RoboDeck is a robot that keeps your house’s deck looking good

Whatnot raises another $150M for its livestream shopping platform, evolves into a unicorn

Whatnot, a livestreaming shopping platform for collectors to buy and sell things like rare Pokémon cards and Funko Pops, has closed a $150 million Series C — its third round of fundraising in 2021

Here’s everything Apple announced at its event this morning

It’s that time again! It’s September, which generally means two things: We’re blasting Earth, Wind, and Fire on repeat, and Apple will announce a new iPhone (or four). Right on sched

Daily Crunch: Microsoft acquires tutoring platform TakeLessons for undisclosed sum

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Daily Crunch: Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses are latest step in Facebook’s AR ambitions

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DoNotPay’s ‘robot lawyer’ can now help report potholes or fallen trees to the city, file damage claims

Tired of swerving around the same pothole every day but don’t know how to report it to your city? Already reported it but feel like said report was fired off into the ether, never to be read muc

Open source backend-as-a-service startup Supabase raises $30M

Supabase, the backend-as-a-service startup, announced this week that it raised a $30 million Series A. Supabase is often described as an open source alternative to Google’s Firebase … whic

Daily Crunch: Google rolls out new Workspace features for all users

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Daily Crunch: Hyundai to provide hydrogen fuel cell versions of all commercial vehicles by 2028

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Our favorite startups from YC’s Summer 21 Demo Day, Part 2

From beaming actors into the class room to plucking things out of space, the second day of Y Combinator’s S21 Demo Day was a fresh snapshot of what nearly 200 startup teams believe is the future of

Here are all the companies from Day 2 of Y Combinator’s Summer 2021 Demo Day

Welcome back to TechCrunch’s continuing coverage of Y Combinator’s Summer 2021 Demo Day! This is Day Two. If you haven’t caught up yet on what happened during the first day, you can read our rec

Our favorite startups from YC’s Summer 21 Demo Day, Part 1

These startups made us do a double take, be it due to the size of the market opportunity, the ambition exhibited by the founding team or an idea that was just too clever to pass up.

Here are all the companies from Y Combinator’s Summer 2021 Demo Day, Part 1

Today Y Combinator kicked off the Demo Day cycle for its Summer 2021 cohort. The collection of early-stage startups on day one-of-two alone numbered in the hundreds, meaning that we had to assemble a

Fig raises $2.2M to supercharge the terminal

Can an old Terminal learn new tricks? Fig, a company out of Y Combinator’s S20 class, has raised a $2.2M seed round to prove that it can. Their goal: augment (but don’t try to replace) the command

Deed pulls your employer’s charity and volunteer program into Slack to keep it front of mind

If your employer does any sort of charity donation matching, the system powering it might be… not great. Maybe it’s got an ancient interface; maybe it’s stuffed behind the VPN at some weird URL

Takeovers and Twitter headaches

Whether or not you've ever dabbled with Unity, you've almost certainly interacted with something built with Unity. It's the 2D/3D engine that powers so, so many of the video games out there, regardles

Here’s everything Samsung announced this morning

While it was one of the less-hyped gadget debuts in recent memory, Samsung blasted out a series of announcements at an Unpacked event bright and early this morning. Too busy to tune in? Still asleep w

Unity to acquire Parsec in its biggest acquisition to date

Unity, the company behind the super popular 2D/3D engine of the same name, is today announcing plans to make its biggest acquisition to date. Unity says it will acquire Parsec, a remote desktop tool f

Niantic acquires 3D scanning app Scaniverse

Niantic continues to push forward in its quest to build a 3D map of the world. This morning the company announced that it has acquired Scaniverse, an iPhone/iPad app for scanning objects and environme
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