23andMe is beefing up its African, East Asian and Native American ancestry capabilities — something it has sorely lacked. Specifically, 23andMe has added 12 new regions across Africa and East As
It seems quaint to imagine now but the original vision for the web was not an information superhighway. Instead, it was a newspaper that fed us only the news we wanted. This was the central thesis bro
At first glance, genealogy may seem like a quiet hobby you take up in your retirement, but it's also a big industry, with the likes of Ancestry, MyHeritage, Helix and others all vying for new users.
A really awesome thing about being black is that ancestry can be very unclear because of, you know, slavery. Enter DNA kits.
<a target="_blank" href="http://1000memories.com/">1000memories</a>, the San Francisco-based startup which offers web and mobile applications for storing, organizing, sharing, and most importantly, di
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.funium.com/">Funium</a>, a Provo-based startup that's merging personal ancestry research with virtual worlds in its new game "Family Village," has raised an addit
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/ancestry.png" class="shot2" />No, we're not becoming a celebrity blog (yet) but the noteworthy thing is that it's incredibly hard for technolo
Spectrum Equity Investors has led a $300 million investment to acquire a majority interest in Provo Utah-based The Generations Network (the parent company of Ancestry.com, MyFamily.com and other sites