Ryan Lawler

Ryan Lawler

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Ryan Lawler is Head of Content at Samsung NEXT. Ryan previously covered technology and business for publications such as TechCrunch, GigaOM, Contentinople, and Light Reading.

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Email Management App Boxer Launches To Put You In Control Of Your Inbox

The latest app to take on email is Boxer, which was founded by Pyra/Google/Thing Labs/AOL veteran Jason Shellen, along with OtherInbox alum Ian Ragsdale and the team behind email app <a target="_blank

Bloomberg Launches Bloomberg Beta, A $75 Million Early-Stage Investment Fund Led By Former IGN Exec Roy Bahat

Media company Bloomberg is launching its own venture capital fund today, putting aside $75 million to invest in early-stage startups. The fund, which has already put money into nine companies, is bein

Huge Labs Launches Honey, A Reddit-Like Message Board For Sharing News In Your Company

Want a way to communicate with your team and are tired of doing so over email? Honey is a new communications platform that allows employees to have an internal message board for sharing interesting ne

PlanGrid’s Blueprint App Adds Automatic Hyperlinking And Web-Based Markup

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.plangrid.com/">PlanGrid</a>, a startup that hopes to replace blueprint printouts on construction sites with those that can be viewed on an iPad, has just released i

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings On Arrested Development, Managing Content Licenses, And Coming Back From The Qwikster Debacle

In an interview at the D11 conference, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos talked about the company's plans for more original programming, as well as its relationship to o

Lyft Hits The East Coast With A Launch In Boston, Its First Big Post-Funding Expansion City

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.lyft.me/">Lyft</a> raked in a huge amount of new funding last week, raising $60 million in a round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Along with that funding, the company

Fan TV Is A Next-Generation Set-Top Box For Live TV, DVR, VOD, And Streaming Services Like Netflix

Video discovery startup Fanhattan is getting ready to change the way that viewers watch TV, with a new streaming set-top box that combines all of the best parts of TV, DVR, and VOD, while also giving

Google’s Sundar Pichai Says Google Play Music All Access Is Coming To iOS In A Few Weeks

Google has made a number of its apps and services available on multiple devices. Sundar Pichai, Google's SVP of Android, Chrome, and Apps, announced at the D11 Conference that there's another service

Google’s Sundar Pichai Announces HTC One Google Edition, Available June 26 For $599

Google will make another mobile phone available with stock Android soon. Sundar Pichai, SVP of Android, Chrome, and Apps, announced at the D11 Conference that the company will sell the HTC One Google

Postmates Officially Launches Its On-Demand Delivery Service In New York City

Ok, so we kind of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/05/23/postmates-nyc/">knew it was coming</a>, but it's worth a post anyway: Postmates is launching its on-demand delivery service in New Yor

Tesla Will Triple Its Supercharger Coverage Area, Enabling Cross-Country Road Trips, CEO Elon Musk Says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company will be tripling its supercharger coverage throughout the country. By the end of this year, Musk expects that it will cover most of the metropolitan cities, allowi

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Says He Got Into The Electric Car Business Because No One Else Would

Tesla founder Elon Musk said that he got into the electric car business after it became clear that no one else was going to build an electric car. In a keynote discussion at the D11 Conference, Musk a

Yves Behar’s August Smart Lock Lets Users Open Doors With A Mobile App

The smart home has grown in importance over the years, with new technologies being used to connect users with what used to be dumb objects. A startup called August, which provides a $199 keyless lock

Motorola Mobility Confirms Upcoming Hero Device, The Moto X, Will Be Built In The U.S.

Motorola has a new device coming out, which it thinks will change the game. In a discussion at the D11 Conference, Motorola Mobility CEO Dennis Woodside said the new mobile phone, called the Moto X, w

500 Startups Raises $10M ‘500 Durians’ Micro Fund, Hires Khailee Ng As Venture Partner To Invest In SE Asia

Dave McClure's 500 Startups is no stranger to investing in international startups, with about 100 companies in its portfolio hailing from outside the U.S. But it's now looking to make a bigger bet on

Ben Silbermann On How Pinterest Will Translate User Aspiration Into Making Money

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann says that the startup isn't making any money currently. However, he said the company is looking for ways to give marketers tools to help them understand what's happening o

Barry Diller Says Aereo Isn’t About Charging For Something That’s Free, But About Moving TV To IP

Aereo investor Barry Diller says that the company isn't about taking free, over-the-air signals and charging for them, but is instead about moving TV from a closed system to IP. At the D11 Conference

Twitter Doesn’t Want To Become A Media Company, But Will Partner With Them, CEO Dick Costolo Says

It's been a big year for Twitter, as the company has been aggressively trying to grow its ads business with broadcasters. It's doing that by partnering with big media companies for services like TV ad

Facebook’s Sandberg Says Ad Network And Maps Would Be Nice, But Not A Priority

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said that the recent launch of Facebook Home is just the first version of the company's effort to make the smartphone more social. Today at the <a target="_blank" href="ht

Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends: Mobile Makes Up 15% Of All Internet Traffic, With 1.5B Users Worldwide

Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers partner Mary Meeker unveiled her annual Internet Trends report for 2013 today at the <a target="_blank" href="http://allthingsd.com/category/d11/">D11 Conference</a>, sh
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