MIT develops a battery-free method for navigating underwater that could transform ocean exploration

MIT has developed a new navigation system designed for use underwater that could do for underwater wayfinding what GPS has done for travel on and above the surface. GPS doesn’t really penetrate

Microsoft’s Sonar lets you check your website for performance and security issues

The team behind Microsoft's Edge browser launched a new open-source tool today that lets you check your website -- or really any other website if you're so inclined -- for potential performance and se

How Pokemon Go did what these 3 hype-heavy startups couldn’t

Pokemon Go has been continuing its global rollout fairly slowly, with a launch in Canada just this past Sunday, and even without an official debut in some key markets like Japan, it already dominates.

Yep, Social Discovery Startup Sonar Is Dead (And Its CEO Explains Why)

So, uh, what's going on with <a target="_blank" href="">Sonar</a>? The startup, which promised to connect users with relevant people nearby (using data from Facebook, Foursquare and

Former Sonar CTO Paul Fisher Joins Tablet Publishing Startup Onswipe

Paul Fisher, who was most recently CTO at social discovery startup (<a href="">and TechCrunch Disrupt alum</a>) <

Social Discovery App Sonar Gets New Investment From Bing Fund, Announces It Via Vine

<a target="_blank" href="">Sonar</a>, a social discovery service (and <a href="">TechCrunch

After Hurricane Sandy, NY Startups Have To Find A Place To Get Back To Work

Recovering from Hurricane Sandy is no small feat as most of Lower Manhattan is still in the dark without power. I talked with a couple of people working in startups who had to find a place to get back

Bizzabo Secures $1.5 Million To Ramp Up Its Social Conference App

<a target="_blank" href="">Bizzabo</a>, which provides a <a href="">free sel

Sonar Rolls Out “Here-Now” Mobile Social Network, Adds Status, Messaging, Notifications

This time last year, Brett Martin <a href="">took the stage at TechCrunch Dis

From Disrupt Battlefield Runner-Up To Veterans Of Proximity-Based Social, Sonar Tells All

My first-ever Disrupt was a year ago, almost exactly. I had just started working for TechCrunch and Disrupt NYC 2011 was my initiation, of sorts. I had heard of Disrupt before — but witnessing the B

Just In Time For SXSW, Social Discovery Service Sonar Arrives On Android

Social discovery service (and <a href="">TechCrunch Disrupt alumni</a>) <a href="">Sonar</a>

Dolphin Browser’s New Voice Commands Let You Talk Your Way Through The Web

Way back in the days of Android yore, the stock browser got the job done but did so with a minimum of flair. Now there's no shortage of first-rate mobile browsers out there, but mobile browser war mai

Sonar Adds LinkedIn Support, Gets A Shiny New Interface

This afternoon at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, <a href="">Sonar</a> announced that they'd added in what is likely their userbase's most requested feature: LinkedIn support. Launched j

Banjo Now Lets You Stalk Locations, And the People There

Six-week old mobile application <a href="">Banjo</a> has been updated with a new feature that lets users virtually stalk locations, and the people there, in real-time. Banjo, for those u

Disrupt NYC: The Final Battle (Video)

<img SRC="" /> After 30 startups launching on stage at Disrupt NYC, it all culminated in the <a href="

Disrupt NYC, In Tweets

<img src=""> I am still recovering from Disrupt NYC. It was our biggest event ever, and we'll be posting more videos and hig

And The Winner Of TechCrunch Disrupt NYC Is…Getaround!

<img src="" class="shot2" />Three days and 32 startup pitches later, the winner of TechCrunch Disrupt has been

Arrington: Sonar (Which Took $250K To Build) Is Better Than Color Could Hope To Be

<img src="" />At the TC Disrupt startup battlefield finals, after Sonar CEO's <a href="

Live Blog: TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield Finale

<img src="" /> We're live at the very final Battlefield of TechCrunch Disrupt New York, where six finalists are duking it o

Introducing Your TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield Finalists

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