• Tinder is using AI to get you hooked up | Crunch Report

    Crunch Report | Tinder is using AI to get you hooked up

    Tinder tests a new feature that uses AI to suggest who to “super like,” BlackBerry will pay Nokia $137 million over a contract dispute and Alibaba is looking to acquire technology and talent from Visualead in Tel Aviv. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Concord wants to become the Google Docs of contracts

    Concord wants to become the Google Docs of contracts

    Concord wants to be your all-in-one solution for everything related to contracts. The startup just raised a $3.7 million Series A round from Alven Capital, with existing investors Streamlined Ventures, Bruno Deschamps and Thibault Poutrel also participating. Many departments rely on contracts to work with clients, suppliers, legal partners and more. But it’s still a tedious process as… Read More

  • Contract Live Raises $1.4 Million, Because Signing Contracts Sucks

    Contract Live Raises $1.4 Million, Because Signing Contracts Sucks

    French startup Contract Live raised $1.4 million from Ingenico founders, Jean-Marc Tassetto, Arnaud Vaissié, Bruno Deschamps and more. Contract Live lets you manage and sign your contracts in a webmail interface. Instead of having to fight with paperwork, it feels like using Gmail and sending emails. “We launched our platform in May of last year. Now, we work with more than 3,000… Read More

  • Google dials down early termination fee for the Nexus One

    No one likes early termination fees, but for one reason or another they can become a necessary evil. When Google introduced a new channel for buying the Nexus One, I was excited at the thought of grabbing a phone without being hassled by a retail sales rep. The only downside was that if I bought it at the subsidized price and wanted to cancel within 120 days, Google would charge a $350… Read More

  • Nope, no AT&T contract required for bring-your-own-SIM card plan

    [photopress:attoops.jpg,full,center] Some people freaked out the other day when they saw that AT&T wanted to tack on a two-year contract to its “bring your own SIM card” plan. Why should I have to sign up for a contract when the entire rationale for contracts is to subsidize cellphone, which I’m providing? It was a typo. Relax. AT&T will not require you to sign up for… Read More

  • Universal Will Still Supply Apple With Music

    The other day, people started getting freaky because Universal Music Group stated it was not renewing its iTunes contract with Apple. Everyone, myself included, took it as a sign that UMG would be pulling out of iTunes altogether and that millions of available songs would be lost forever. Luckily, that’s not the case. After realizing the public flipped out about the statement… Read More