Bird is raising $100 million to become the Uber of electric scooters

“It feels like investing in Uber when it first launched.” That’s what one investor said of the hot new Santa Monica, Calif.-based startup, Bird — an electric scooter company th

The Washington Post Is Now Free On Amazon Kindles

The Washington Post is now available as a free app on Amazon Kindle Fire tablets, according to a report in Bloomberg Businessweek. The announcement comes a little more than a year after Amazon CEO Jef

Bezos Finally Closes Sale On The Washington Post

In the same way you or I would close on a nice little bungalow in an up-and-coming part of town, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has just privately closed on the Washington Post, the newspaper equivalent of a n

Jeff Bezos To Acquire The Washington Post For $250M

Yes, you read that right. The Washington Post Company just <a target="_blank" href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/katharine-weymouth-letter-to-post-readers/2013/08/05/ff6bd6e0-fe0e-11e2-9711-

Another Big Social Marketing Exit: Gannett Will Buy BLiNQ Media For Up To $92M

On the heels of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/06/google-wildfire-100-million/">Google buying Wildfire</a> and <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/06/04/salesforce-lines-up-agains

The Washington Post Launches Trove, A Personalized Social News Site

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/trove.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/the-washington-post-company">The Washington Post Company</a> this morn

Go Figure – The Washington Post Sets Up A Facebook Agency Called SocialCode

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/socialcode.png" class="shot2" /> Washington DC-based <a href="http://www.socialcode.com">SocialCode</a> is the latest Facebook-focused market

The World's Most Geriatric iPad App

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/washpost-ipad.jpg"> I am sure the Washington Post's new<a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-washington-post-for-ipad/id401284198?mt=8"

Twitter Unearths A Secret: Journalists Have Opinions

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/3903103636_e7554f5131-133x200.jpg" width="133" height="200" />"<em>All Washington Post journalists relinquish some of the personal privileges

Arianna Huffington: Subscriptions Are For Porn

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/porn-145x200.jpg" width="145" height="200" /> At <a href="http://d7.allthingsd.com/20090528/d7-interview-arianna-huffington-and-katharine-wey

Predict The Future On WashingtonPost.com

Think you’ve got the gift of foresight? The Washington Post has partnered with Predictify, an online polling service, to create a “Prediction Center” that allows readers to vote on p