• Taiwan’s 91APP Raises $9M To Make Launching E-Commerce Apps Easier

    Taiwan’s 91APP Raises $9M To Make Launching E-Commerce Apps Easier

    91APP, a Taipei-based startup that wants to make it easy for small merchants to launch e-commerce apps, has raised $9 million in series A funding, led by AppWorks with participation by CID Group, NineYi Capital, Hung-tze Jan (founder of PChome, one of Taiwan’s leading e-commerce marketplaces), and Senao chairman Paul Lin. Read More

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    Facebook Messenger’s Content Push | Crunch Report

    Apple buys FoundationDB, Amazon to launch Home Services Monday

    Facebook Messenger’s Content Push | Crunch Report
  • Facebook Finds Strength As A Family, Not An App

    Facebook Finds Strength As A Family, Not An App

    F8 started with a family photo. But not of the Zuckerbergs. Of Facebook’s products. “Facebook used to be this one blue app on your phone, and now Facebook is a family of apps” said its CEO as he showed off the user counts of the different family members. Facebook Groups with 700 million. WhatsApp with 700 million. Messenger with 600 million. Instagram with 300 million. And… Read More

  • Google Will Not Integrate Its Dart Programming Language Into Chrome

    Google Will Not Integrate Its Dart Programming Language Into Chrome

    Dart is not coming to Chrome, Google announced today. The lingua franca of the web is JavaScript, but with Dart, Google launched a project that effectively aimed to replace JavaScript. In Google’s view, Dart offered advantages like static typing and other features that made it a better choice for developers. The idea was for Google and other browser vendors to integrate Dart right into… Read More

  • Kitchenbowl Raises $1M To Help Users Create Easy-To-Follow, GIF-Heavy Recipes

    Kitchenbowl Raises $1M To Help Users Create Easy-To-Follow, GIF-Heavy Recipes

    Okay, I’ll admit it: I don’t cook much, and when I do, it’s usually something simple like eggs or pasta. I’d like to be more adventurous, I swear, but every time I try to follow a fancy recipe, I always end up covered in sweat and/or tears. That’s why I’m eager to try out recipes from a startup called Kitchenbowl, which is announcing today that it has raised… Read More

  • A Look Inside Transcriptic’s New Biotech Testing Facility

    Transcriptic, the cloud-based biotech lab that tests for experimental drugs automation and robotics, has become a key platform for many biotech companies in Silicon Valley. The platform has been particularly useful for many of the biotech companies now coming out of Y Combinator. These startups don’t have the deep pockets of big pharma and need a low-cost solution that produces… Read More

  • MLB’s Bob Bowman Streaming Live At Disrupt NY

    MLB’s Bob Bowman Streaming Live At Disrupt NY

    The MLB’s streaming arm, MLB Advanced Media, was founded in 2000 and has been streaming live video to the web longer than anyone. MLBAM got so good at live that it’s been tapped by HBO, Sony, ESPN and many others to handle their streaming efforts. That’s why we’re happy to announce that Bob Bowman, president of Business & Media for MLB, will be coming to Disrupt NY… Read More

  • mDrawBots Will Draw On Your Wall, Floor And Eggs

    mDrawBots Will Draw On Your Wall, Floor And Eggs

    mDrawBots, a Kickstarter project from MakeBlock, are very reminiscent of old-timey Erector sets with one interesting difference: These robots can actually do cool stuff. Designed to be customizable, the kits allow you to build robots that will draw on walls and floors, and even draw sassy little faces on eggs. The robot moves around each surface like an ink plotter, laying down a line here… Read More

  • Bootstrapping Is The New Seed

    Bootstrapping Is The New Seed

    The all-American ‘rags to riches’ story is one that many can identify with or find inspiration from — going from sleeping in your car to owning more than you hate to admit, or coming from humble beginnings only to reach fame and fortune. Entrepreneurship is the vehicle of this story, where we have the power to make something from nothing. Read More

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