Summer’s student debt repayment tools continue blooming with $6M Series A extension

To date, Summer has delivered over $1 billion in total projected savings for student loan borrowers across the United States.

Summer launches to let you ‘try before you buy’ a second home

As many millennials struggle to come up with the cash to buy their first home, plenty of other folks are looking to buy their second. Summer is squarely aimed at the latter group. Even for those afflu

The Plaid ‘mafia’ begins with John Whitfield joining student loan fintech startup Summer

So far this year, one of the most eye-popping startup exits has been Visa’s $5.3 billion acquisition of fintech data services platform Plaid. It’s a major exit in the white-hot fintech space, and

Summer wants to vanquish student loans for borrowers, and now has $10M to do it

$1.5 trillion. That’s the amount of outstanding student loan debt held by American citizens according to the New York Fed. It is an astronomical sum, and has led to much hand-wringing about whether

FabFitFun surpasses $200 million in revenue as it hits million-subscriber milestone

At least one million people will be receiving the next FabFitFun box as the Los Angeles company surpasses $200 million in revenue and continues its run as one of the startups to watch in the Los Angel

Phantom Fireworks Uses Nook Tablets To Help Customers Preview The Boom

Everyone's favorite roadside explosives purveyor, <a target="_blank" href="">Phantom Fireworks</a>, is now offering "firework previews" on a fleet of Nook Tablets that will be

Photo gallery: Japan's KDDI shows summer cell phone line-up

<img src="" /> Japan's second biggest mobile company KDDI today <a href="

Backpack cooler bag features solar charging and built-in speakers

<img src="" alt="cooladio" />What fun is going to the beach if you can't bring a half-dozen portable electronic devices along with you? A

Collapsible cooler features AM/FM radio, MP3 input for $25

<img src="" alt="cooler" />Summer is slowly, slowly wasting away. Perhaps you should go to a beach, just to see what all the fuss is about

Solar pool cleaner works all day long, won't come between you and your wife

<img src="" alt="solar skimmer" />Apparently this whole "solar power" thing really works. Case in point, this Solar-Breeze apparatus u

Reminder: Motorized ice cream cones exist

<img src="" alt="motorconespin" title="motorconespin" width="200" height="158" class="left" />This thing has been around for quite

EZGrill: The $5 single-use grill

<img src="" alt="grill" />I live on the top floor of a third-floor walkup with no balcony in the middle of Boston. That doesn't mean I don't

The 'Go Plate' facilitates outdoor food and beverage enjoyment

<img src="" alt="Go Plate" />Even though summer has been effectively cancelled for certain areas of the country, it doesn't me

This wireless speaker, it floats!

<img src="" alt="speaker" />If you have a swimming pool then you, my friend, need this little waterproof floating wireless speaker that look

All-electric Jetski goes 50mph, is whisper quiet

[youtube=] It’s oddly wonderful to see a Jetski darting about in the water accompanied only by sporadic splashing sounds instead o

Softbank floods Japan with 15 new cell phones (part 1: all Sharp models)

<img src="" /> Big news from Japan's cell phone market today as Japan’s No.3 telecommunications company

Floating iceberg is the perfect eyesore for your lakefront property

<img src="" alt="iceberg" />Finally, a chance to scare the bejesus out of nighttime boaters everywhere. Stick this gigantic inflatable ice

CrunchDeals: Newegg's end of summer sale, ahoy is having itself a little end of summer sale that might interest some of you. Prices on some items have been cut by as much as 65 percent, meaning you’ll be able to buy things like a

Samsung and AT&T have a summer Krush

Samsung and AT&T kicked off their exclusive music tour last night with a free Mariah Carey performance in Hollywood. The Summer Krush tour presents seven one-night only private music events, with

TiVo v9.4 sneaks into your box

Word is out that TiVo is sending its summer update (ahead of schedule, yeah!) to TiVo HD and Series 3 DVRs. v9.4 gives you six new features, including the ability to play or delete a folder, browse th
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