Disrupt

  • With Bitcasa, The Entire Cloud Is Your Hard Drive For Only $10 Per Month

    With Bitcasa, The Entire Cloud Is Your Hard Drive For Only $10 Per Month

    The cloud is now your hard drive. And not just a few dozen Gigabytes, Terabytes or even Petabytes, but all of it – infinite storage – for only $10 per month. This is the incredible promise of the new TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Bitcasa. The company is launching a new cloud storage, syncing and sharing service that blows away its competitors, including hard drive manufacturers… Read More

  • Pressly Tablet Reading Platform Startup Battlefield Presentation

    Pressly Turns Websites Into Tablet-Friendly HTML5 Web Apps

    TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Pressly is an HTML5-based platform that turns online publications into tablet-friendly websites that work on the iPad, Android tablets or the BlackBerry PlayBook. The sites it produces are nearly indistinguishable from their native counterparts, like Flipboard and Zite for example, offering a similar experience for browsing through articles, images and videos. Read More

  • Verious Launches First Marketplace For Mobile App Components

    Verious Launches First Marketplace For Mobile App Components

    Today, TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Verious is launching the world’s first marketplace for mobile application components – that is, the libraries, the SDKs (software development kits), the add-ons, the open source code and other third-party services which specifically cater to mobile app developers. Until now, there hasn’t been a centralized repository of these… Read More

  • Spool Is Instapaper On Steroids

    Spool Is Instapaper On Steroids

    Spool is a new service aimed at addressing the problem created by the multi-device, multi-screen environment we now live in, where the content consumption experience can vary widely from platform to platform. On iOS devices, for example, you can’t watch Flash videos without serious workarounds. On an iPod Touch or other standalone media player, you need a Wi-Fi signal in order to browse… Read More

  • Cake Health, The ‘Mint For Health Insurance,’ Launches To The Public

    Cake Health, The ‘Mint For Health Insurance,’ Launches To The Public

    No matter how healthy you are, health insurance still has the uncanny ability to give you a headache. First there are the bills, which always seem way steeper than you were expecting. Then there are the non-bills that look a whole lot like bills, which may lead you to assume those envelopes that hold real bills are non-bills, too (cue creepy phone calls from credit collectors). Oh, and good… Read More

  • Dustin Moskovitz at Disrupt SF 2011

    Facebook Co-Founder Dustin Moskovitz Talks About Facebook’s Early Days, And What’s Wrong With Google+

    Dustin Moskovitz, co-founder of Facebook and, more recently, of enterprise collaboration software company Asana, spoke to TechCrunch Editor in Chief Erick Schonfeld at Disrupt this afternoon in a brief interview. The subject of their chat, for the most part, was the early days of Facebook and the changes the Valley has seen in the years since the company’s launch. Erick also asked… Read More

  • Farmigo: Tapping Into The Power Of The Web To Bring You Fresh Veggies

    Farmigo: Tapping Into The Power Of The Web To Bring You Fresh Veggies

    It’s no secret that fresh produce straight from the farm can often beat the potato skins off of its supermarket counterpart — and why farmer’s markets are becoming increasingly popular. But unless you set aside that chunk of time every weekend to pick up your veggies from local growers, you’re probably stopping by your supermarket anyway. The solution to this has been… Read More

  • Tonara Tablet Music Sheet Startup Battlefield Presentation

    Tonara’s iPad App Looks To Reinvent Sheet Music For The Digital Age

    If you’ve ever played an instrument, there’s a very good chance you’re familiar with the annoyances involved with sheet music. For one, it can be tough to find the piece you’re looking for, and then there’s the matter of actually playing the piece — every few stanzas, you find yourself pausing to flip to the next page (or you have to recruit a friend or… Read More

  • Paul Graham's Tough Questions to Startup Entrepreneurs

    TC Disrupt: Office Hours With YC Partners Paul Graham And Harj Taggar

    One of the best sessions of TechCrunch Disrupt NYC was Paul Graham’s Office Hours — where Y Combinator founder Graham sat down for a few minutes with entrepreneurs, analyzing and critiquing their businesses on the fly, with essentially no time to prepare. In short, it was fantastic. Well, we know a good thing when we see it, and Graham has been gracious enough to return to the… Read More