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Watch Alexa rap with Too Many T’s in this interactive music video

Alexa can already sing and rap, but now she’s the star of a new music video by the English rap duo Too Many T’s. The London-based rappers this week released an interactive video that lets

Laugh.ly grabs $2.25 million for its stand-up comedy streaming service

A streaming service for stand-up comedy called Laugh.ly, which publicly launched this past August, has now closed on $2.25 million in seed funding led by New York Angels, the company announced today.

This crazy iMessage app lets you prank friends by putting words in their mouth

Got iOS 10? Want to mess with your friends? A hilarious new iMessage App called Phoneys lets you prank others by sending stickers that look exactly like iMessage text bubbles. And thanks to the new

BitCam is a fun, retro camera app for “your mini pocket computer”

If your early days on the internet involved dial-up modems, slow-loading pages, and low-res graphics, then you’ll get a kick out of a new app called BitCam. The app, which hails from Iconfactory

Apple Changed Its Site’s Code So The Word “click” Doesn’t Look Like…

If you squint, you can see how the word “click” might look inappropriate. But Apple’s too prim and proper for that. So when it wanted the tagline for its new desktop operating system

Cards Against Humanity Has Made Over $54K Selling Nothing On Black Friday

While chain stores everywhere are trying to get you to buy things in their physical and online marketplaces, one brand decided to sell absolutely nothing. For $5 a pop. That’s right. The group b

The Don’t-Leave-Home-Without-It Machine Ensures You Do As It Says

In one of the greatest examples of LittleBits engineering I’ve seen in a while, maker Sean Ragan made a little box that reminds you to take objects when you leave the house. You can place anythi

Smart Pipe Just Might Be The Best Waste-Based Startup Video Ever

Have you been concerned about your waste? Is it full of enough protein? Full of too much weird stuff like metal shavings or cat hair? Now there’s Smart Pipe. The system connects to your plumbing

Epic Reddit Prank “Cat Facts” Is Now An App That Lets You Text Troll Your Friends

What do you get when you combine cats and epic-level trolling? Only one of the most popular Reddit posts of all time: the hilarious "Cat Facts" prank from Reddit user "frackyou" is the 8th most popula

HODOR!

Stop. the. presses. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.justyo.co/">Yo</a>, the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/06/18/hands-on-with-yo-the-absurdly-simple-messaging-app/">ridiculously simple

The Reports Of Fire Phone’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

The cynics among us believe that the Amazon Fire Phone is going to be a flop. As <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/mathowie/status/479433932224462848">Matt Haughey</a> shows us in the above

Print Your Own Offline Glass

Remember a few months ago when I <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/06/18/the-offline-glass-ensures-you-talk-not-text-at-the-bar/">talked about the Offline Glass</a>, a clever hack by a <a targ

This Demake Of Legend Of Zelda Is Most Fun You Can Have With Colored Squares

It's dangerous to go alone! <a target="_blank" href="http://labs.benpurdy.com/zelda/">Go play The Legend Of Zelda</a>, deconstructed and reduced to its component concepts! You are Link, a green square

Conan Takes On Bitcoin

Just for giggs, we present Conan O’Brien and the COO of BTC talking about Bitcoin. I think the brief informational video is far more useful to understanding the cryptocurrency than any of the Bi

Too Bad! Tickle, The App That Saves You From Awkward Situations, Doesn’t Really Exist

Stuck in an awkward situation? A newly announced application called Tickle has been promising to give you an excuse to get away in the form of an urgent, but fake, phone call, which you can slyly acti

Ben Horowitz’s Bitcoin Bet

Today in <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/bitcoin">bitcoin</a> ephemera I present this interesting bet between VC <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bhorowitz.com">Ben Horowitz</a> of Andrees

The FAA Shuts Down Beer-Delivery Drone

Ice fishermen on Lake Waconia in Minnesota were pleasantly surprised when a Wisconsin brewery, <a target="_blank" href="http://lakemaidbeer.com">Lakemaid</a>, flew a twelve-pack of their frothy suds o

Presenting The Funniest Vines Of 2013 (Thus Far)

It's Friday in August and you know what that means: another episode in our semi-regular series entitled "Justify The Continued Existence Of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/Vine">Vine</a> In T

TC Alum Drew Olanoff Talks To The Conan O’Brien Show About Google Glass

It's with a tear in my eye that I share this little snippet with you - our own Drew Olanoff, who now works at Yahoo! with most of the rest of Palo Alto, talking to Conan O'Brien about Google Glass. Dr

MC Frontalot Brings Us Eine Kleine Nerdcore

TechCrunch favorite <a target="_blank" href="http://frontalot.com/index.php/?page=cd5">MC Frontalot</a> and filmmaker <a target="_blank" href="http://carlymonardo.com">Caly Monardo</a> have created a
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