TechCrunch Live Podcast: Why you should buy your kids a cash register

Christina Ross says her favorite toy was a cash register. And that makes sense now. She’s the co-founder and CEO of Cube, a financial planning and analysis company that’s trying to help busine

Today’s TechCrunch Live: Acquiring customers with Cube and Mayfield

Christina Ross is a CFO turned CEO, and I’m thrilled to have her and Mayfield partner Rajeev Batra on today’s TechCrunch Live. Her story is great. Prior to founding Cube, she ran finance at corpor

Practice your startup pitch on TechCrunch Live with Mayfield and Cube

Practice pitching your startup on this week’s TechCrunch Live. I have two amazing guests and they bring along a lot of startup pitching experience. Three guests of this week’s TechCrunch Live even

Hear the right way to acquire customers with Cube and Mayfield on TechCrunch Live

Finance people live and breathe spreadsheets, Mayfield’s Rajeev Batra was telling me. We were talking about our upcoming TechCrunch Live event featuring him and Cube’s Christina Ross, and Rajeev w

Cube, which wants to help finance teams plan better and faster, lands $30M after seeing 400% ARR growth

Cube, a startup that wants to help companies “plan their financial future,” has raised $30 million in a Series B funding round led by Battery Ventures. Existing backers Mayfield Fund, Bonfire Vent

Cube raises $10M more to help companies plan their financial future

This morning Cube, a startup that builds FP&A software for the mid-market, announced that it has raised a $10 million Series A. The company previously raised a $5 million seed round that TechCrunc

Cube closes $5M Seed round to scale its financial planning software

This morning Cube announced that it has closed a Seed round worth just over $5 million. The software startup, focused on financial planning and analysis (FP&A) work, raised $3.8 million of the tot

Amazon’s new Fire TV Blaster works with Echo to control your TV, soundbar, cable box and more

Amazon already offers Alexa voice control to TV owners through its Fire TV devices, by way of a voice remote or by pairing an Echo device with a Fire TV, for hands-free voice commands. Now, it’s

YouTube TV is now available on Fire TV devices

Earlier this year, Google and Amazon reached an agreement to bring their streaming video apps to each other’s platforms, following years of anti-competitive, anti-consumer behavior on both of th

YouTube lands on Fire TV and Amazon Prime Video arrives on Chromecast, Android TV

It’s nice when people can come together and work through their differences to make it easier to watch stuff. That’s exactly what happened today, when the long-standing detente between Goog

This Cube Robot Can Climb Up Little Hills Thanks To Its Springy Tongues

Imagine you’re a squishy cube. Imagine you need to climb a hill. How do you do it? With your tongue(s), of course. Researchers at CSAIL at MIT have created a little cube robot that can propel it

YC-Backed Slidepay Tries To Be The “Android” Of Payments Against Square’s Apple-Like Tack

Back in February, I wrote about a startup called Cube that was trying to build a point-of-sale system for small and medium-sized businesses that would eventually give analytics about inventory. Cube h

The Gesture Cube may not be real but it should be

<img src=""><a HREF="">IDENT's GestIC</a> technology is a gesture-based interface system and they're showing o

Test your geekdom with these extreme Rubik's Cube-ish V-CUBEs

I still can’t do the original Rubik’s Cube after watching a couple of YouTube instructional videos. Technically, these are called VCUBES but still retain all of the original’s fun.

Iona Cube: Dead simple Internet radio for under $50 Conventional Internet radio hardware devices are about to get a kick in the expensive, cumbersome pants if Cambridge

CrunchArcade: Puzzles on the Portables

Big things do indeed come in small packages, and this is notably true of the some of the latest puzzle games for the Nintendo DS and Sony PlayStation Portable. These offerings might not be overly comp