Ping wants to simplify global payments while helping Latin Americans embrace crypto

Ping users create a free account in U.S. dollars to receive bank transfers in either their local currency or cryptocurrency.

Felicis, Lux Capital and Upfront Ventures tackle TAM at Disrupt

Perception is everything — especially when it comes to the value of software startups and total addressable markets (TAM). During 2020 and 2021, as COVID bit into the economy, tech products turned o

AppOmni raises $70M to find and secure vulnerabilities in SaaS app stacks

As more enterprises migrate apps and workloads into the cloud, so grows the need for more sophisticated tech to secure that activity. That’s resulted in a strong run of funding rounds for startu

Bolt’s future in Tanzania uncertain after 15% service fee order

The future of Bolt, the Estonia-based ride-hailing company, in Tanzania is hanging in the balance following a new 15% service fee order that went into effect Friday last week. Bolt, Uber’s main riva

Google launches a bug bounty program for Android Enterprise

Android 12 is now officially available for Google’s Pixel phones and will slowly roll out to others in the coming months. Chances are, you think of Android as a consumer product, but over the co

One Identity has acquired OneLogin, a rival to Okta and Ping in sign-on and identity access management

More consolidation is afoot in the world of cybersecurity, specifically around services to help organizations manage identity and access. Today, One Identity — which provides tools for managing

Software companies are reporting a pretty good third quarter

What a difference a week makes. This time last week, in the wake of earnings from tech’s five largest American companies and early results from other software companies, it appeared that tech sh

Cloud’s growth cycle isn’t behind us yet

Our goal is to get a handle on how two large, public SaaS players think about the world as they compete for growth and market share.

Lawyers hate timekeeping — Ping raises $13M to fix it with AI

Counting billable time in six-minute increments is the most annoying part of being a lawyer. It’s a distracting waste. It leads law firms to conservatively under-bill. And it leaves lawyers stuc

This clever dot screen is a fun widget for your high-tech hipster office

Look, it’s 2016. A cereal bar, pet grooming station, nap pod, and ping pong hovel aren’t enough to get a young programmer’s guts boiling. You need something unique. You need a flip d

Ping, Now Called Hop, Launches An App That Makes Email Feel More Like Real-Time Mobile Messaging

<a target="_blank" href="">Ping</a>, a mobile messaging app that turns emails into real-time conversations, is relaunching today under the new name of "hop." (It seems that <a target

So Long To Apple’s Music Social Network: Ping, We Hardly Knew Ye

Ping was scheduled for unceremonious termination at the end of September, and now it's definitely gone dark. Clicking on the Ping link in the iTunes sidebar now returns an error, if it even still appe

Dead. Ping Is Dead As Of 9/30. iTunes Gets Social With Facebook, Twitter, Artist Photo Sharing Instead

Update: <a target="_blank" href="">iTunes</a> is getting more social, but not with Ping. <a href="">Today Apple announced</a> that Ping

Elegy For Ping

Before we start g<a href="">etting even deeper into our analyses</a> of which startups and products Apple <a href="https://techcrunch.

The End Of Blippy As We Know It

<img src="" /></a> So it turns out that almost nobody wants people to check out their purchases. And also that

iTunes Ping Actually Goes Social With Full Twitter Integration; Careful, It Will Auto-Tweet

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-243041" title="c" src="" alt="" />When Ping launched in early September, the music social network had one

Tell You A Secret – Even With Facebook Integration, Ping Will Still Be A Disaster

<img src="" class="shot2" /> Much has been <a href="">said</a> about Appl

Like The Ping Sidebar, iLike Founder Hopes Apple Copies Mission Of Helping Small Artists

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-223709" title="22" src="" alt="" />If the new Ping sidebar that was <a href="

Ping Now Works With Your Actual iTunes Library. This Is A Thousand Times Better

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-223569" title="11" src="" alt="" />It launched with much <a href="

Just like Apple's Ping, Muzu.TV repositions itself as a social network for music

<img alt="" src="" title="" class="shot" width="262" height="94" />It could be said that 'social' is no longer a product, it's a
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