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Encrypted messaging app Wire adds usernames so you can limit what you share with contacts

Wire, the Skype co-founder Janus Friis-backed end-to-end encrypted mobile messaging app, has added a username option -- allowing people to communicate with others via the app without having to share t

Self-driving delivery robots could soon be common sights in European cities

Airborne drone delivery is still more PR than public reality, but wheeled, self-driving delivery bots could be trundling down a sidewalk near you sooner than you think. London-based Starship Technolog

Autonomous Robots Are Changing The Way We Build And Move Products Around The World

Many eyes may be gazing toward the sky in anxious anticipation of new drone delivery systems´╗┐, but an increasing number of intelligent robot systems is already on the ground, in warehouses and manuf

Janus Friis’ Next Act Is A Hardware Startup Called Aether, And A “Thinking” Music Player Called Cone

Janus Friis made his name founding a series of disruptive software startups such as Skype, Rdio, Joost and (much earlier) KaZaA. Now the Danish entrepreneur is moving into new territory: a hardware st

How A Failed Poach Could Cost Mike Volpi The Skype Deal

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/puzzle-200x200.jpg" width="200" height="200" />Yesterday, the already very public <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2009/10/08/the-fight

Skype Founders Take A Break From Starting Lawsuits To Start Music Company

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/rdio.png" width="135" height="58" /><a href="http://crunchbase.com/person/niklas-zennstrom">Niklas Zennstr├Âm</a> and <a href="http://c