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This beekeeper is rescuing bees with deep learning and an iPhone

Hobbyists around the world are hacking solutions to their problems using machine learning. The latest, Swedish beekeeper and inventor Björn Lagerman, is building BeeScanning, an app that applies some

Crunch Report | Instagram Stories Surpasses Snapchat

Instagram Stories surpasses Snapchat in terms of users, Susan Fowler joins Stripe, Google makes its fashion image searches look more like Pinterest and Yext shares pop more than 20 percent in public d

Creative Commons unveils a new photo search engine with filters, lists & social sharing

Finding free and legal images to accompany your web content has never been difficult, thanks to Creative Commons. The nonprofit organization offers copyright licenses that creators can use to share th

Twitter Adds People Tagging And Multiple Photo Sharing To Tweets

Twitter has announced a couple of additions to its image offerings today, including the ability to tag up to 10 people in a photo without using any precious characters up. You’ll also now be abl

Image Tagging Platform ThingLink Grabs Another $2 Million

<a target="_blank" href="http://thinglink.com/">ThingLink</a>, a platform that enables tagging things inside an image with links to music, video, notes and more, has closed on $2 million in additional

Kleiner-Backed Stipple Lands $3M To Help Brands Turn Tweeted Photos Into Micro-Storefronts

<a target="_blank" href="https://stipple.com/">Stipple</a>, the startup that helps publishers and marketers monetize their images, announced this morning that it has raised $3 million in follow-on fun

Concept Art Dictionary Gives A Word’s First Google Image Result Instead Of A Definition

Here's something that you'll either want to buy immediately -- or that will just strike you as a giant waste of paper. There's no in between. Though I will venture a guess that Sergey Brin was going t

Denmark’s Iconfinder Snaps Up $1.5M To Take On Google And Shutterstock, Uses SV’s AngelList To Find A Danish Backer

<a target="_blank" href="http://angel.co">AngelList</a> has established itself as a go-to place for early-stage startups to connect with potential investors, and a recent deal underscores how its effe

Google Image Search Adds More Tablet-Optimized Improvements

Google has updated its Google Image Search experience with a redesign targeted towards users of tablet devices, including the Apple iPad. Now, when you're browsing through image results on your tablet

ThingLink Launches Labs, First Project: Printable NFC-Enabled Images

<a href="http://www.thinglink.com/">ThingLink</a>, a startup that lets you add rich media tags to online images, is today announcing the launch of an internal incubator called ThingLink Labs which wil

ThingLink Adds Rich Media Tags To Online Images

TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Alley participant <a href="http://www.thinglink.com/">ThingLink</a> is a Helsinki, Finland and U.S.-based startup that lets you add rich media tags to online images. Thes

Good shots of the Samsung i900 finally surface

While the Samsung i900 was announced almost a month and a half ago, every shot of the handset released thus far has been crap. The best shot of it was a black and white mock up, watermarked to the poi

Help-Key: Use Talisman, Squid, Mogrify and this code to really mess with your Wi-Fi stealing neighbors

[photopress:eback.jpg,full,center] It’s tempting, isn’t it? You know you just really want to do this. And I can’t think of a reason why not. I’m considering it for my home rout

Macword 2008: MacBook Air image gallery, redux

The good people at Apple were wise enough to let me have a few moments with their new MacBook Air, and I fell in love. I took these revealing photos that point to a couple of things we hadn’t he

CrunchGear Exclusive: Grand Opening of the W14th Street New York Apple Store

The Grand Glass Staircase Here they are, folks: great shots from the brand new Apple store on 14th Street in Manhattan. There’s no floating apple in a big cube, but there is one of the sexiest s

The Pirate Bay Launches Image Hosting

Us pirates know that The Pirate Bay team has been working on several new projects, with one of them becoming a competitor to YouTube. For now though, we’ve been blessed with BayImg, a unique ima

Google Sort of Enables Face Recognition When Searching Images

The things that Google comes up with are pretty scary. The Street View on Google Maps is pretty cool, but it’s starting to feel a lot like Big Brother around here. It appears that when searching for

Cellblock: Fast Video and Image Vlogging

I’m actually quite intrigued by this simply because it could be a great way to put out “breaking news” at shows or events. This is nothing new: you take some video or an image and it