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Amazon reportedly paid around $90 million for security camera maker Blink

Amazon acquired Blink late last year, a maker of affordable, easy to use security cameras powered by AA batteries. The acquisition was reportedly worth around $90 million to Amazon, according to a new

Amazon acquires connected camera and doorbell startup Blink

Amazon has acquired Blink (via Slashgear), a startup founded in 2014 that builds connected Wi-Fi home security cameras, as well as a new video doorbell introduced earlier this week. The company got it

Blink introduces a $99 video doorbell

The best way to stand out from the CES deluge? Announce your product three weeks before everyone else. Last year’s show was  big one for the connected home, and all signs are pointing to 2018 being

Blink’s home security camera gets an outdoor version

CES is still a full month away , but consumer security startup Blink is getting a jump on things with the announcement of a new outdoor camera designed to slot into the company’s home surveillance e

Blink, Offering Vision Tests On-Demand, Launches In New York

Anyone who has transitioned from blurry vision to the perfect pair of corrective lenses or glasses knows just what a blessing clear vision is. But going to get your vision tested can be time-consuming

Daily Deals Site Groupon Debuts A New App, Getaways, For Travel And Hotel Offers

Daily deals site Groupon says that travel is its fastest growing business category, and today it is launching a new mobile app that it hopes will help it capitalize on that more. Getaways by Groupon,

HotelTonight Pivots Beyond Same-Day Booking As Competition Heats Up

HotelTonight is planning a major shift to its business model, moving from its same-day booking model to a more flexible offering of seven-day advance booking. TechCrunch has obtained an email sent fro

Blink Is An Affordable Wireless Security Cam For Your Home

Security conscious types with a hankering to pepper their homes with sensor-packed cameras to keep remote tabs on their stuff should point their eyes at Blink: a wireless connected security camera wit

Anonymous Messaging App Blink Arrives On Android

Blink, a mobile application that allows users to send each other self-destructing messages, has now arrived on Android. The app, which first debuted on iOS last spring, lets you share text, photos, vi

Opera 19 Brings Back Bookmarks Bar, Adds Support For More Extensions

When Opera’s desktop browser moved to Google’s Blink rendering engine last year, it also dropped a number of features, including bookmark syncing and its bookmarks bar. The company brought

Groupon Acquires HotelTonight Competitor Blink To Get In On The Last Minute Hotel Booking App Action

More acquisition news in the online travel space. This time it's the turn of Groupon, which this morning <a target="_blank" href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130908005028/en">announced</a>

Blink(1), The Cute Little Indicator Light, Is Kickstarting Itself Into A Second Version

Blink(1), a Kickstarter favorite that <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/07/15/kickstarter-blink1-is-a-teenie-weenie-thinger-that-lights-up-because-something-happened/">launched a year ago</a>

Opera Launches First Preview Of Its Chromium-Based Desktop Browser, Spins Off Email Client

Opera today launched the first preview version of its Chromium-based desktop browser for Windows and Mac since the company announced the switch from its own browser engine to Google's in February. Thi

Firefox 23 Lands In Aurora Channel: Kills Blink Element, Introduces Slew Of New Dev Tools

Mozilla today bumped up Firefox Aurora, the pre-beta release channel of the popular browser, to version 23. With this, it is introducing a number of new tools for developers that will now slowly make

Google Has Already Removed 8.8M Lines Of WebKit Code From Blink

Google's decision to fork WebKit and launch its own Blink rendering engine came as a surprise when the company made the announcement just over a month ago. Yesterday, at the Google I/O developer confe

Blink, A New App For Ephemeral Text And Photo Messaging, Arrives On iPhone

Blink, a new mobile application for ephemeral messaging, is debuting today on the Apple App Store allowing users to text, plus share photos, and soon videos, with other friends as well as with groups.

Adobe Will Contribute To Google’s Blink Browser Engine, Believes It Will “Strengthen An Already Healthy Browser Competition”

Google’s announcement that it would fork WebKit to develop its own Blink browser engine was definitely a surprise and the repercussions of this move for the browser ecosystem as a whole are stil

Blink, Servo And Rust: A Good Week For Browsers

It’s sure been an interesting week for this of us who cover browsers. Last weekend, we heard that Internet Explorer 11 will probably support WebGL and SPDY. Then, on Tuesday I got an email from

Gillmor Gang: Fork You

The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — spent a too-quick hour on Facebook Home, Twitter’s new deep linking Cards, and the jousting ove