DEADPOOL

Looking back at Google+

Google+ is shutting down at last. Google announced today it’s sunsetting its consumer-facing social network due to lack of user and developer adoption, low usage and engagement. Oh, and a data l

‘Venom’ is better than it has any right to be

What happens when a cast of Oscar contenders like Tom Hardy, Riz Ahmed and Michelle Williams are turned loose to chew the scenery of a (seemingly wryly self-aware) B movie? Audiences get “Venom,

Watch Deadpool introduce the X-Force in new Deadpool 2 trailer

It’s the most anticipated Josh Brolin-starring Marvel movie coming out this year – no, not that one. The one with the dick jokes. Deadpool 2 arrives in theaters on May 18, and you can check o

$1,000 tea infuser startup Teforia shuts down

In what the company is calling "a very difficult time for hardware companies in the smart kitchen space," Tea infusion device startup Teforia is saying it is ceasing operations today, according to its

Crunch Report | Juicero Runs Out Of Juice

Juicero, the company that created the $400 juicer, is shutting down, Tinder hits top-grossing app on the App Store, and Google reveals the top things people want to find out how to do. All this on Cru

Amazon cancels its QVC-like shopping show ‘Style Code Live’

Amazon's own take on a QVC-like home shopping experience, "Style Code Live," has gone off the air. The live program, first launched in March 2016, was streamed online and via mobile to Amazon shoppers

Yik Yak shuts down after Square paid $1 million for its engineers

Yik Yak co-founders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington published a farewell note to users on Friday, announcing they would shut down their once-popular anonymous social network this week. The app allow

ClusterHQ, an early player in the container ecosystem, calls it quits

ClusterHQ, an early player in the container DevOps ecosystem, today announced that it is shutting down operations immediately. “Unfortunately, it’s often the pioneers who end up with arrows in

Cloud development platform Nitrous.io shuts down

Nitrous .io, an online development environment and IDE, today announced that it is shutting down its service on November 14. The service is now closed for new signups and the team says it will refund

Fishing in the dead pool

Josh Rochlin Contributor Josh Rochlin recently retired from IBM. He was the CEO of Xtify and later the big fish @ IBM’s mobile engagement business. Josh can be found on the Prowler 5 off the Atlanti

Home furnishings retailer Dot & Bo closes down

Online furniture retailer Dot & Bo has closed its doors today. The San Francisco-based company said in an announcement that it had been in "deep discussions to be acquired by a prominent public co

Blab shuts down, founders promise new app on the way

Livestreaming app Blab, which amassed 3.9 million users in just one year, shut down this weekend, its CEO Shaan Puri announced with a post on Medium late Friday. The app, which competed with Twitter&#

Vyclone hits the deadpool

The end has come for Vyclone, an app that combines videos shot by different participants at the same event. With a message on its website – and a rather melodramatic introduction – the

Simply Hired is shutting down June 26, reportedly as part of an acquisition

Simply Hired — a job search engine with 30 million monthly users that is active in 24 countries and 12 languages — is shutting down on June 26, with one report claiming that at least some

On-demand private chef startup Kitchit shuts down

Kitchit, the startup that brought chefs into your home to cook for you, is shutting down because “investment runways are finite, and unfortunately ours reached its end at a moment of substantia

Dinner Lab shuts down after failing to find a sustainable business model

After laying off staff in December as it shifted business models to find a sustainable operation, Dinner Lab has officially shut down, according to a blog post on the company’s site. Dinner Lab,

Instagram kills newly launched ‘Being’ app, which saw 50K downloads its first week

In case there was any doubt where Instagram was drawing the line when it came to its shutdown of third-party feed reading apps, it appears that its decision to revoke API access doesn’t just ex

Skype is killing its smart TV app

Skype, the Microsoft-owned video calling service, has quietly announced that it will no longer offer an app for smart TVs from June.

Tripda, Rocket Internet’s Carpooling Business, To Shut Down March 4

Another transportation startup has run out of gas while larger companies continue refuelling to tap into economies of scale. Tripda — a carpooling startup operating in 13 countries including

Skype Kills Its Standalone Video Messaging App Qik

Skype Qik, Microsoft’s attempt at spinning off video messaging into a simplified mobile application, is shutting down. The app was first introduced in fall 2014 to serve a different audience th
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