Amazon adds loads more branded Dash buttons in UK

Amazon has doubled the total selection of branded Dash buttons available to UK members of its Prime subscription service, to more than 100, just over a year after launching the push-button wi-fi gizm

Buttons for Good donates to charity every time you take an Uber

What if every time you took an Uber, you gave to charity without spending extra money? That's the idea behind Buttons for Good, a hack developed at TechCrunch's Hackathon at Disrupt New York.

Button, the marketplace for app integrations, lands $20 million in Series B funding

Button, the NY-based startup that lets mobile apps integrate with one another, has today announced the close of a $20 million Series B round. The funding round was led by Norwest Venture Partners, wit

Will.i.am is back with another weird gadget

These days, musician is pretty far down on Will.i.am’s resume. The lead Black Eyed Pea has been kicking around the halls of CES a bunch over the past several years with a series of often odd takes o

Kwik raises $3 million to take on Amazon Dash buttons

Amazon Dash buttons have been gaining traction and Kwik thinks there is room for a competitor. The Tel Aviv-based startup has designed a similar product and is working with Domino’s, Budweiser, Hugg

Internet connected bttn now half the size, adds long press

Internet connected button maker, bttn has launched a smaller version of its push-to-activate-a-digital service gadget.

Uber taps Foursquare’s Places data so you never have to type an address again

Foursquare and Uber have today announced a global partnership that would use Foursquare’s location data to let users type in a venue name (instead of address) when setting their destination. Ube

Foursquare, Via Button, Now Lets You Order An Uber Directly In The App

Foursquare and Uber are teaming up, with the help of mobile deep-linking startup Button, to offer Foursquare users a button within the app to call an Uber. The idea is that, as you look up restaurants

Button Raises $12 Million From Redpoint To Deep Link All Your Apps

Button believes that by understanding a user's intent it can offer more meaningful interactions between a whole bunch of different commerce-based apps. One example co-founder and CEO Michael Jaconi li

Button Wants To Bring Loyalty Rewards To The On-Demand Economy

Imagine you're an executive running a multi-billion dollar e-commerce business and you have figured out ways to keep customers on your site and prompt them to make purchases a couple of times a year.

Apple Launches Replacement Program For Faulty iPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Buttons

Apple has launched a new program to help iPhone 5 owners affected by a fault that may render their sleep/wake button ineffective or unresponsive. The problem affects what Apple calls “a small pe

Should You Push The Zen Button? Mu.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/zen-button-600x399.jpeg" />When the nun Chiyono studied Zen under Bukko of Engaku she was unable to attain the fruits of meditation for a

Thanko's Spy Button Camera gets an upgrade

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/thanko_spy_button.jpg" /> Tokyo-based USB gadget maker Thanko gave us a video camera button <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/07/0

Button: An iPhone Game That Just May Make You Better At Your Job

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/lost_2030_2-215x120.jpg" width="215" height="120" />Fans of the television show <em>Lost</em> will remember that a big part of season 2 revolv