• Facebook rolls out a new “Order Food” option in its main navigation

    Facebook rolls out a new “Order Food” option in its main navigation

    Facebook is now making it easier for you to order food from your favorite restaurants directly within its app, without having to navigate away to a delivery service or restaurant’s own app or website. In the main Facebook navigation on both web and mobile, a new option called “Order Food” is rolling out to select users. Indicated by a colorful hamburger icon on desktop and… Read More

  • A new era for startup investing in Latin America Crunch Network

    A new era for startup investing in Latin America

    Startups in Latin America are using creative solutions to address not just local but also global problems. For investors outside the region, the prospect of working with these startups can appear attractive, yet complicated. Investing in early-stage startups in Latin America can present challenges; however, time and time again I’ve found it can be well worth the effort. Read More

  • Away nears 100K stylish suitcases sold as it raises $20M

    Away nears 100K stylish suitcases sold as it raises $20M

    What do people actually want in luggage? A phone charger, unbreakable exterior, and maximum packing space at a resonable price is what Away discovered. So it built a line of sleek but expansive polycarbonite suitcases equipped with battery packs, and sold them direct-to-consumer. Now after selling nearly 100,000 suitcases and generating $20 million in revenue, Away has raised a $20 million… Read More

  • Weekly Roundup: WannaCry ransomware attack, Google I/O, RecordGram wins Startup Battlefield

    Weekly Roundup: WannaCry ransomware attack, Google I/O, RecordGram wins Startup Battlefield

    This week the TechCrunch team threw another successful Disrupt conference, this time in New York City. 20 companies took the stage at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield, where they presented their products and took questions from our expert judges. The judges narrowed the competition down to five finalists. But RecordGram, a mobile recording studio where aspiring artists can find… Read More

  • Facebook takes on Twitch with new live-streaming deal for esports

    Facebook takes on Twitch with new live-streaming deal for esports

    In addition to Facebook’s announcement of a new partnership with the MLB to live stream a number of regular season games, the social network this week also signed a deal with global esports company ESL to bring over 5,550 hours of esports events and other original content to Facebook, including 1,500 of original programming. The move will aid Facebook in challenging Amazon-owned Twitch… Read More

  • Naval Ravikant hints at future plans for Product Hunt and adding secondary trading to AngelList

    Naval Ravikant hints at future plans for Product Hunt and adding secondary trading to AngelList

    Earlier this week, at TechCrunch’s Disrupt event in New York, we sat down with AngelList cofounder and CEO Naval Ravikant to talk primarily about the platform’s new Angel Funds product, wherein a select number of proven “angel-operators” is being provided capital from AngelList and outside VCs to invest in a basket of startups. (We wrote about that new program… Read More

  • 3D printing soft legs can help a robot walk across rough and rocky terrain

    3D printing soft legs can help a robot walk across rough and rocky terrain

    A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego have applied the biologically inspired principles of soft robotics in order to develop a robot capable of navigating uneven terrain like rocks and sand. The soft and pliable materials mean the robot’s four legs are capable of conforming to their surrounds, so its on-board sensors don’t need a precise picture of the… Read More

  • Twitter is down for some users

    Twitter is down for some users

    Twitter seems to be having some technical difficulties this morning, with the network going down for some folks. Down Detector’s live outage map shows Twitter suffering outages in Japan, the UK, and now parts of the East Coast in the United States.
    Around 2am ET, Twitter’s Support account tweeted that some users may have had issues sending tweets, but that the issue had been… Read More

  • Equity podcast: Instagram copies Snap again and Greycroft’s Ellie Wheeler on self-driving cars

    Equity podcast: Instagram copies Snap again and Greycroft’s Ellie Wheeler on self-driving cars

    Hello and welcome back to another episode of Equity, TechCrunch’s weekly podcast focusing on all things venture and capital. This week we pulled off our very first live episode, taping the session during the last day of TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017. For our inaugural public show, Ellie Wheeler of Greycroft joined our merry band of nerds: Katie Roof, Matthew Lynley, and Alex Wilhelm. In… Read More

  • Ford to add Android Auto and CarPlay to 2016 Ford SYNC 3 cars via update

    Ford to add Android Auto and CarPlay to 2016 Ford SYNC 3 cars via update

    Ford is updating a large number of 2016 model year cars equipped with SYNC 3 infotainment software, adding Android Auto and CarPlay to the vehicles with a free, over-the-air update via Wi-Fi, or using either USB or going through their dealer. The upgrade will be available for around 800,000 vehicles in total, giving a huge number of Ford car owners the chance to get big infotainment… Read More

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