Muck Rack, the journalist database, raises $180M in its first outside funding

For any journalist who has ever googled their name, or for anyone else who has ever googled a journalist’s name, there is a good chance that one of the top hits will be for Muck Rack, a database

TechCrunch, still not dead

You may have seen an article over at Axios today about the rebrand of many of the Verizon Media products under a new Yahoo+ banner. I would like to congratulate all of the teams that have worked hard

Finding the right reporter to cover your startup

Pitch the wrong reporter or publication, and your story won’t see the light of day. Before you start seeking press, you’ll need to look for reporters who have reach, respect and expertise

Techmeme introduces contextual ads tied to news topics

Tech news aggregator Techmeme is trying out a new way to make money — ad units that are directly tied to the stories on the front page. The idea is that advertisers can specify company names or news

Techmeme launches its first podcast, the Techmeme Ride Home

While it’s always fun to quibble with the story selection and headlines, Techmeme remains one of the best ways to get caught up quickly on the latest tech news. Starting today, it’s going

Hyperloop One plans to project Russians across Moscow

Hyperloop One, a Los Angeles-based startup working on making Elon Musk’s crazy-fast vacuum tube transportation blueprint a reality, has agreed to partner with the Summa Group and the Russian Gov

Meet Oasis, Amazon’s smaller, lighter, grippier Kindle

True to earlier reports, Amazon’s Kindle Oasis is the smallest and lightest Kindle yet and comes with a handle for gripping. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos teased an “all-new, top of the line&#

Congrats Ingrid, On Your One-Year Anniversary At Techmeme

<a href="">Ingrid Lunden</a> began <a target="_blank" href="">working for</a> <a targ

Three Startups Defending Democracy In America: Votizen, Memeorandum, and NationBuilder

The USA was founded by entrepreneurs who said "England has become bloated with bureaucracy. Let's disrupt it by starting our own agile, more innovative nation." But on the country's 236th birthday, we

Techmeme’s Gabe Rivera Opens Up About New Vs. Old Media

To any member of the tech media, <a href="">Techmeme</a> is the first site you visit in the morning, and the last site you check before bed. It's a thermometer of today's news, wit

Techmeme Pulls Out The Measuring Tape For Its Top Stories Of 2011

Tis the season for annual recaps and retrospectives. And while most such lists stem from a blogger's yearning for page views during the otherwise-quiet holiday season, some lists are actually interest

House of Cards

It's possible new media will steal a page from the VCs and the economics of the Cloud, putting these streaming deals together on multiple networks (Facebook, YouTube, Ustream, iCloud) with talent owni

Techmeme Opens The Kimono On How It Chooses Headlines And Sources

For many, the methodology behind how technology news aggregator <a href="">Techmeme</a> chooses sources to link to for headlines has been an enigma. But today, founder <a href=

Our Bane: The Rewriters

TechMeme’s Gabe Rivera writes an excellent and funny post about the very big difference between aggregators and rewriters. Worth the read.

Eventually, One Of These Updates Will Make Google News Not Suck At Tech News, Right?

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-303948" title="gnn" src="" alt="" />For as long as I can remember, there has been one constant in tech n

Techmeme Becomes Jobmeme Too

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-298444" title="aaaaaa" src="" alt="" />How do you know times are booming in the tech sector? <a hre

Techmeme Taps Twitter For Faster Headlines, Pithy Context

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-265872" title="tm" src="" alt="" />It's been no secret that for a number of years now, quite a few posts

Mediagazer: Techmeme's Editors Will Help Us Watch The Death Of Print; Find What's Next

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-163848" title="mediagaz" src="" alt="" width="300" height="95" />To many in the industry, <a href

ReBuzzThis Wants To Be The TweetMeme Of Google Buzz

<img src=""> You know how <a href="">TweetMeme</a> started out trying to be the <a href="

Topicfire Sets Hot Coffee News Ablaze In Realtime (And Other Topics Too)

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