Anki brings ‘Fast & Furious’ branding to its Overdrive line of smart toy cars

Before its adorable little robot Cozmo arrived on the scene, Anki was in the business of making smart toy cars. The hardware startup’s robotic race car line Overdrive is getting a pretty high profil

Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M

Rakuten is beefing up its digital content chops after it announced the acquisition of e-book and audio-book marketplace OverDrive for $410 million.

Amazon Kindle Library Lending Program Launches Into Quiet Beta

As <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/04/20/amazon-partnering-with-overdrive-to-bring-kindle-library-lending-to-11000-libraries-across-the-us/">reported earlier this year</a>, Amazon and digita

Digital Media Juggernaut OverDrive Nabs Funding From Insight Venture Partners

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/overdrive.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.overdrive.com">OverDrive</a>, which provides infrastructure and services for the distribu

What's better than an 3G iPad? Obviously a 4G iPad, says Sprint

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/4g_sprint_ipad_case.jpg" />There are perfectly good arguments for and against buying a 3G-enabled iPad. Me? I say buy it with 3G, turn it

Review: Sprint Overdrive 3G/4G WiFi hotspot

Short Version: The Sprint Overdrive is a small, compact portable 3G/4G cellular data network to WiFi dongle designed for use by up to five people simultaneously. The best part is the ease of use and t

Our report from Sprint's bacchanalian Overdrive launch

The era of 4G – WiMAX, basically – is dawning and the Overdrive from Sprint is the first creation in that brave, fast world. Sprint called out all the great ones, from Hesse, the CEO, to B