Born of drone tech, insuretech Flock raises $38M Series B to nudge commercial drivers towards safety

It’s only human nature. If you tell a driver their insurance premium will go down if they drive more safely, then – it turns out – they will probably drive more safely. Scale that up to

Twitter’s experimental ‘Flock’ feature will let you share tweets with your closest friends

Twitter is still working on a feature that will give you a way to blast tweets that can only be seen by the friends you choose first revealed in July last year.

Connected car insurance startup Flock raises $17M Series A led by Chamath Palihapitiya

'Modern fleets need an equally modern insurance company that moves as fast as they do,' CEO Ed Leon Klinger said. 'Commercial motor insurance is a $160 billion market, crying out for disruption.'

Flock raises £2.25M for its on-demand drone insurance

Flock, a London-based startup that has created a data-driven insurance product for drones, has picked up £2.25 million in seed funding. Leading the round is fintech and insurtech VC fund Anthemis, wi

Flock is building a risk assessment platform for drone flights

Engineering problems can sometimes appear simple beside the amorphous challenges of regulating and managing cutting edge technology use within existing societal structures. But early stage startup Flo

Smarterer Lands $1.6M To Bring Its Skill Testing And Assessment Technology To The Enterprise

In an effort to usher in the post-resume era and make the job application process less of a headache, Smarterer developed a platform that provides job searchers with an easy way to show off their skil

Google To Close Bump And Flock, Its Recently Acquired File Sharing Apps

Bump and Flock, the file sharing apps Google acquired last fall, will be shut down by the end of this month. Both apps will stop working and be removed from Google Play and the App Store on January 31

Bump Mobile Contact Sharing App Acquired By Google, Will Stay Alive For Now

After raising nearly $20 million and becoming one of the most downloaded mobile apps but failing to find real revenue, Bump Technologies has been acquired by Google. Its namesake app Bump lets you phy


The future is in apps you don't open. "We're going to move away from the era of 'I have hundreds of apps but never think of using them' towards 'I have these cool apps and they take care of me'".

Bump’s New App Flock Creates Shared Photo Albums With Friends Without Interrupting Your Life

Photos save our memories, yet fumbling to upload them can cut those moments short. But Flock lets you snap and forget, and then later collects photos from you and friends you were with into privately

Social Browser Flock Shuts Down

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/screen-shot-2011-04-12-at-11-32-15-am.png" /> Flock, the social browser we had high hopes for back in March 2005, is officially in the deadpoo

Zynga To Acquire Flock, The Social Browser That You Never Used

<img src='http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0002/3898/23898v1-max-250x250.png' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />Zynga is acquiring <a href="http://www.flock.com">Flock</a>, a beleagu

Flock Switches From Mozilla To Chromium For New Browser, But Is That Enough?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/flock.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://flock.com">Flock</a>, the social Web browser company, has <a href="http://www.flock.com/node/1299

The RockMelt Mystery. Is it Just a Facebook Browser, Or Will It Break The Mold?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/rockmelt-logo-215x198.jpg" width="215" height="198" /> Marc Andreessen is <a href="http://www.techmeme.com/090814/h0920">backing a new brows

Flock Ditching Firefox, Moving To Google Chrome

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/flocklogonew210.jpg" class="shot2" /><a href="http://www.flock.com">Flock</a>, a social-focused browser startup that has raised nearly <a href="http://www.c

Who's Afraid of Chrome? Flock 2 Released With Even More Bells And Whistles

<a href="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/flock_shot2.png"><img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/flock_thumb2.png" /></a> Design philosophies could hardly be fu

Flock More Than Doubles Its Funding

Flock, the so-called “social browser” built on top of Mozilla technology, has raised $15 million in a Series D round led by Fidelity Ventures and joined by Bessemer Venture Partners, Catam

Powerful Support For Flock. Wait, Nevermind.

When Netscape announced they were shuttering their iconic Internet browser last month, they recommended to users that they consider moving over to Firefox: “We recommend that you download Mozill

Flock 1.0 Released

Flock 1.0 (production version) is now available for download. Some reports have suggested that many of the Flock tweaks to the underlying Firefox engine were designed specifically to provide a more st

Flock 1.0 Beta Released: Surprisingly Very Good

Flock 1.0 beta has been released for public download and is available here (at the time of writing it’s not shown on the front page). The new version of Flock, the first full release was first d
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