Pride

  • Silicon Valley comes out in full force behind SF Pride

    Silicon Valley comes out in full force behind SF Pride

    This weekend was the annual San Francisco Pride Parade. The event drew over a million spectators and participation from many of the tech world’s most recognizable companies. Over 30 tech companies marched in this year’s parade. Whether you were there in person or in spirit, SF Pride withdrawal has already started. We here at TechCrunch decided to do a recap of some of the… Read More

  • Nootrobox wants to boost your brain power with vitamin D

    Nootrobox wants to boost your brain power with vitamin D

    Who needs the sun? Many Silicon Valley startups pride themselves on long, grueling work hours, toiling from the crack of dawn until late into the night. But that work pride has a toll — they likely suffer from a serious lack of vitamin D. Most U.S. office workers do these days and Nootrobox co-founder Geoff Woo says that’s affecting our brains. Vitamin D plays an important role… Read More

  • Mark Zuckerberg ‘Likes’ SF LGBT Pride As Tech Companies Publicly Celebrate Equal Rights

    Mark Zuckerberg ‘Likes’ SF LGBT Pride As Tech Companies Publicly Celebrate Equal Rights

    Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook employees celebrated the San Francisco LGBT pride parade from a decorated trolley today, as tech companies across the country very visibly supported equal rights. According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook had over 700 employees at pride. Here are some of our favorite photos of tech companies celebrating equal rights at Pride… Read More

  • YouTube Celebrates Pride With #ProudToLove Spotlight Channel

    YouTube Celebrates Pride With #ProudToLove Spotlight Channel

    As Pride month comes to a close, YouTube is following in the footsteps of parent company Google in showcasing a collection of LGBT-themed videos on the YouTube spotlight channel to celebrate a historic month in the LGBT community. Just yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States weighed in on two major cases that could affect the rights of the gay community with regards to marriage equality. Read More

  • DoubleDutch Debuts Pride, A Mobile-Only Yammer Competitor

    DoubleDutch Debuts Pride, A Mobile-Only Yammer Competitor

    Following its $2 million Series A this spring, enterprise-focused mobile startup DoubleDutch is today introducing a new app called Pride whose debut coincidentally arrives alongside reports that Microsoft is after a startup that could be Pride’s competition: Yammer.  Like Yammer, Pride is also focused on workgroup collaboration, but, like most of what DoubleDutch does, it’s… Read More