Unstoppable exploit in Nintendo Switch opens door to homebrew and piracy

The Nintendo Switch may soon be a haven for hackers, but not the kind that want your data — the kind who want to run SNES emulators and Linux on their handheld gaming consoles. A flaw in an Nvidia c

Homebrew closed $90 million fund

Homebrew is announcing the close of its third fund. This time they've raised $90 million, an increase from $50 million in 2015 and $35 million for its debut fund in 2013. Led by Hunter Walk and Saty

Klout’s Joe Fernandez is back with Joymode, an equipment rental startup with a focus on experiences

Joymode is a startup for people who want to do fun things like host a backyard movie night or go on a camping trip — but don’t necessarily want to buy all the requisite equipment, especially

Just 27 hours left to apply for Include Office Hours with Homebrew Ventures

TechCrunch Include Office Hours are happening on May 24th! Satya Patel, Beth Scheer and Hunter Walk from Homebrew Ventures will join TechCrunch to provide valuable advice and feedback to startups. La

Doomed-i-corns: Unicorns Seemingly Reach a Tipping Point

This morning, the law firm Fenwick & West published new findings about all the U.S.-based unicorn financings that took place during the last nine months of 2015. It’s rife with interesting nugge

Bid Management Platform For Building Contractors BuildingConnected Raises $8.5 Million In Series A

BuildingConnected is a platform to help construction firms manage the details of a job, with the aim to help save time and money on building projects. Today, the startup announced it had raised $8.5

Shyp Confirms $50M Raise, Launches Beta Service In Los Angeles

On-demand shipping service Shyp is rolling out its service in Los Angeles today, its fourth city.

Hunter Walk And Satya Patel Raise $50 Million For Homebrew Ventures Fund II

It was just 18 months ago that Hunter Walk and Satya Patel formally launched Homebrew Ventures, a $35 million venture fund focused on investing in what they called the “bottom-up” economy. Those f

Hunter Walk And Satya Patel’s Homebrew Is A $35M Seed-Stage Fund To Invest In The “Bottom Up Economy”

Former Googler/YouTuber <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/hunter-walk">Hunter Walk</a> has been making angel investments for some time now, and recently began observing that al

Hunter Walk Leaves Google After 9 Years To Start VC Firm With Satya Patel Called Homebrew

Earlier today, CNNMoney broke the news that well-known Googler/YouTuber Hunter Walk and former Googler Satya Patel would be starting a new VC firm called Homebrew. What wasn’t known was whether

Nikontrol 3K Tethers Your Camera To Your PC For Free

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/nikontrol-3k-free-software-for-nikon.jpeg" alt="" title="nikontrol-3k-free-software-for-nikon" />Nikon publishes a program called Camera

Homebrew App Lets You Play Zork On Your Kindle

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/zork1l.jpeg">West of House. You are standing in an open field west of a white house, with a boarded front door. There is a small mailbox

Apparently, You Can Still Solder Together Your Own Computer If You Really Want To

Back in the dark ages, it used to be if you wanted a computer, you built it yourself. And I don’t mean order the parts and put them together, I mean soldering the chip sockets into a breadboard

Zune HD hacked, entire hardware open to homebrew programmers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/zunehacked.jpg" />Potentially huge news for <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/zune-hd/">Zune HD</a> owners—that means Devin an

Control your Canon DSLR with a Nintendo DS

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/ds_cart-9.jpg" />After trying to find a way to remotely control their DSLRs, the clever hackers at HDRLabs couldn't really find anything

What I Got For Valentine's Day: The V Vessel

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/scaled.IMG_0626-620x930.jpg">While you may be thinking, given my current reviews streak, that the V Vessel involves the genitals and/or a

Science continues to improve our lives with new unbreakable pint glass

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/pint_glass.jpg" />As a homebrewing enthusiast, I'm constantly trying to improve my process and my equipment. I'm busy making a DIY bottle

Video: Wii USB homebrew loader coming soon

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/homebrew.jpg" />Fear not, Wii users who dabble in the dark arts of “homebrew,” Waninkoko has your back. This here is a video demonstr

Homebrew Half-Life movie kicks ass

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/half_life_movie.jpg" />It's amazing what a little talent, a little gear and a lot of imagination can accomplish. <a href="http://www.purc

WiiGator's Gamecube loader for Wii Homebrew Channel! Viva la revolucion!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/0-3.jpg">Change the system from within! <a href="http://www.maxconsole.net/?mode=news&newsid=35351">Wiigator</a> has created an app t
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