The number of startups hoping to break through into the world of payments appears to be shrinking a little bit more. Flint Mobile, a startup backed by the likes of Verizon and True Ventures, has cea
Amazon is exiting the daily deals space. According to a message now being displayed on the Amazon Local homepage, the company's deals platform is closing up shop on December 18, 2015. At that point, A
9/28/15 UPDATE: According to a blog post on its site, Plug.dj has shut down as of 3PM PT. A playlist export tool is available. Thank you for the fun! We’ll be shutting down at 3PM PDT today –
In a <a target="_blank" href="https://support.wuala.com/2015/08/wuala-shutdown-notice/">blog post</a> to customers, secure P2P cloud storage service Wuala just announced that it is to shut down.
Before there were tools like IFTTT, which lets you mash up data from web services along with other content in new ways, there was Yahoo Pipes, an online (and somewhat geeky) visual interface tha
Another day, another acqui-hired shutdown, albeit a pretty long, drawn-out one. Branch Media, acquired by Facebook in January 2014, has shut down the two sites that it created, online "conversations"
Price monitoring as a standalone service doesn't seem to be resonating with consumers. The latest example? PoachIt, a smart shopping tool that helped consumers track price changes and find discounts v
The march of consolidation in the world of e-commerce has claimed its latest victim. Balanced, a payments platform for peer-to-peer marketplace businesses, is closing its doors after failing to grow
Shutterfly, the publishing company that operates a number of online and mobile brands associated with personal photo printing, is now shutting down Treat, its online and mobile greeting card service.
Everest, a Peter Thiel-backed mobile startup that launched an app last year to help you "achieve your dreams," is shutting down. The company had raised $2.2 million over three rounds, according to dat
Parents weren’t interested in a “Netflix for Children’s Books” service, apparently. A company called Sproutkin, which launched in spring of 2013 offering shipments of just un
Mobile video app Clinch (not to be confused with Klout’s Cinch) is heading to the deadpool, but the company itself lives on, developing products for the digital advertising space. First introd
About six years ago, former Apple Application Division CTO Jean-Marie Hullot founded Fotopedia, a startup that in its early days tried to bring the coffee table book experience to the iPad (and later
Just in: After a gallant effort to avoid the deadpool after its investor, Russian TV channel TNT, withdrew funding a few weeks ago, mobile-first UK music streaming startup <a target="_blank" href="htt
Samba Mobile, a U.K. startup that was offering free 3G broadband in exchange for users watching video adverts on PCs and tablets, has shut down after less than two years of operation. Samba had launc
Just three months after its public launch, Delightful, the startup that helped build “tailored dates” for romantic couples short on time, has shut down. Delightful was created last year as
Zumbox, the startup that created a service to deliver postal mail digitally in a paperless format, is shutting down. The company announced the shutdown in an email sent this week to users of the servi
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.mochimedia.com">Mochi Media</a>, a distribution and monetizing platform for Flash-based games that was <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/01/11/mochi-media-
Slice Bookshelf, a social community for readers taking on Amazon-owned Goodreads by offering a more modern experience, and one that was less dependent on manual input from users, is shutting down. The