Running apps still lag behind on privacy and security

Some of the most popular running apps are still lagging behind on security and privacy. That’s the verdict from security researchers who examined the leading running apps five years apart and fo

Paired picks up $1M funding and launches its relationship app for couples

Paired, a new app for couples, is launching today and disclosing $1 million in funding. Backing the startup, which wants to support “happier and healthier” relationships, is Taavet Hinriku

Google Play Music teams up with Runtastic to offer new workout playlists, free trials

In an effort to attract more users to its streaming music service, Google today has teamed up with fitness app Runtastic to offer the app’s users a variety of new workout playlists, including s

Austria: The up-and-coming early-stage investment capital of Europe

To many, Austria can seem like a country of the past, one whose very charm lies in the fact that its best days are behind it. The Austro-Hungarian Empire collapsed almost 100 years ago, and, with it,

Runtastic Acquired By Adidas For $240M

Long time fitness app maker Runtastic has been acquired by sportswear brand adidas Group. The news was announced today in a blog post. The deal values Runtastic at €220 million ($240 million). The t

Runtastic Uses Oculus Rift To Give Your Real-World Workout A Virtual Kick In The Pants

Fitness tracking app Runtastic has developed a proof-of-concept piece of software for Oculus Rift VR headsets that allow the user to do a real 7-minute workout, while experiencing a virtual environmen

Runtastic’s $120 Orbit Fitness Tracker Prizes Function And Features Over Fashion

Runtastic is doing the reverse of what many startups are doing these days: it’s going from being a software platform provider to becoming a hardware maker with the Runtastic Orbit fitness tracke

Runtastic Releases Scary, Exciting “Story Running” To Encourage Your Ploddings

<a href="">Runtastic</a>, an Austrian running startup with an aim of hitting the Polars and Nikes of the world where it counts, has released something it's calling

Runtastic Gets Updated For Android 4.3, Brings Holo Visual Redesign And Bluetooth Smart Support

Fitness app and hardware accessory maker Runtastic launched version 4.0 of its product today in conjunction with Google's special Android and Chrome event. This update offers new features tailored spe

Aiming To Be A Full-Service Fitness Platform, Runtastic Launches New Indoor App Suite; Hits 14M Downloads

Thanks to MapMyFitness, RunKeeper, Nike and many more, apps that keep track of your exercise and push you to drop those extra pounds are by no means novel. Nonetheless, bootstrapped European startup <

Meanwhile In Europe … (Runtastic, TechCrunch Baltics, SecretSales, Cabify,

Here’s a roundup of recent stories on <a href="">TechCrunch Europe</a>: --- On-demand car service startup <a href="">Cabify</a> - which I likened

Runtastic launches hardware line, enters U.S.

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Runtastic crosses 2 million downloads and hits profitability

<img class="shot2" src="" alt="" /> Sports tracking platform <a href="">Runtastic</a> has announced that it's crossed

'Runkeeper of Europe' runtastic launches Pro App

<img src="" class="shot2" />[Austria] <a href="">runtastic</a>, a mobile app for iPhones that connects sporty people