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Amazon has confirmed it has retired physical stick-on Dash buttons from sale — in favor of virtual alternatives that let Prime Members tap a digital button to reorder a staple…

Amazon stops selling stick-on Dash buttons

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…

Amazon adds loads more branded Dash buttons in UK

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…

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

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…

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

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…

Will.i.am is back with another weird gadget

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2F27zJY4QM 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…

Kwik raises $3 million to take on Amazon Dash buttons

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

Internet connected bttn now half the size, adds long press

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.…

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

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…

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

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 likes…

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

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…

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

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…

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

When the nun Chiyono studied Zen under Bukko of Engaku she was unable to attain the fruits of meditation for a long time. At last one moonlit night she put…

Tokyo-based USB gadget maker Thanko gave us a video camera button last July, which was basically a mini camera for your shirt or jacket that could be used for secretly…

Fans of the television show Lost will remember that a big part of season 2 revolved around the pushing of a button. Every 108 minutes you had to enter numbers…