Apple acquires Mira, a startup building lightweight AR hardware

Apple has acquired Mira, an augmented reality (AR) headset startup, for an undisclosed amount, according to The Verge. Founded by entrepreneur Ben Taft in 2016 and based in Los Angeles, Mira has been

Meet the five Startup Battlefield finalists at Disrupt SF 2018

Over the past two days, 21 companies have taken the stage at the Disrupt SF Startup Battlefield. We’ve now taken the feedback from all our expert judges and chosen five teams to compete in the f

Mira launches a device for more accurate fertility testing in the home

Mira, launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, is a new device that aims to help women who are struggling to conceive. The Mira Fertility system offers personalized cycle prediction by measuring

Announcing Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2018

Every year, TechCrunch chooses an elite cohort of startups to compete in Startup Battlefield¬†— TechCrunch’s premier global startup launch competition. This year’s selection was the

Mira AR headset startup grabs $1M in new funding led by Greylock

Though phone-based AR is the big news lately with the release of iOS 11 yesterday, Mira is still hoping to ensure that the iPhone opens up a world of hands-free headset AR to consumers as well. Today,

Mira’s Prism is a $99 headset vying to become the Google Daydream of augmented reality

The Mira Prism is a strange product, intended to fill a gap that may or may not actually exist: the mid-tier AR market. The brand new startup is positioning the headset as the Gear VR or Google Daydr

Guinness World Record: Sanyo battery lets e-car travel 555.6 km without recharging

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/sanyo_battery.jpg" /> One of the biggest obstacles that prevents <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/electric/">electric cars and oth

The Toyota Prius and Daihatsu Mira top Japan's official hit list of "green" cars

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/2008-toyota-prius-hybrid.jpg" /> Japan's <a href="http://www.mlit.go.jp/index_e.html">Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and To