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A free web tool can predict your hair, skin, and eye color from DNA data

A new tool by researchers at the School of Science at IUPUI and Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam in the Netherlands can predict your hair, skin, and eye color from your DNA data. The sys

Pandora Premium comes to the web

Pandora is plugging a hole in its paid subscription service with today’s launch of Pandora Premium on the web. While free users of the radio service could listen to their stations via the browse

Google Allo arrives on the web, only pairs with Android phones at launch

Google’s consumer-facing chat application Allo, a successor of sorts to Gchat, is today available on the web for desktop users. The service, which lets you chat with friends while taking advanta

Meditation startup Simple Habit adds Android, web app

Mindfulness app Simple Habit has expanded its reach, launching an Android version and also adding a web app to widen the touchpoints for what the team is hoping to build into a platform for guided med

Bar Roulette Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

The premise is simple: tap a button, get into an Uber and have no idea where you're going. Actually, that sounds like a really awful nightmare I had once. Bar Roulette is a fun mashup built by Tyle

Dropbox Adds Support For U2F Security Keys

Dropbox today announced that it will now support security keys. Security keys are physical USB dongles from companies like YubiCo that allow you to bypass the traditional app- and text message-base

Evernote Launches New Web Client

The Evernote web client is about to get a big refresh, CEO Phil Libin announced during his keynote at today's EC4 conference.

Web App WikiWand Raises $600,000 To Give Wikipedia A New Interface

WikiWand has raised $600,000 from angel investor Saar Wilf to give users of Wikipedia an attractive new interface for the popular site. Though Wikipedia is one of the ten most visited sites in the wor

FIO Is A Simple, Attractive Time Zone Tracker

One of the things I love about working with people all around the world is that I feel like an international woman of mystery. Unfortunately, by "mystery" I mean time zones and my propensity for mixin

Web App Searchlet Lets You Perform Multiple Searches Without Opening A Gazillion Tabs

At any given moment during my working day, I have browser tabs open for my email account, Feedly, TechCrunch, WordPress, Convo, Twitter, Google Calendar, Reddit, Pinterest and Facebook. That's in addi

Gmail’s Mobile Web And Offline Apps Get The iOS Treatment, Add Improved Search And Calendar Support

Google just announced that it is rolling out a new design for its Gmail mobile web app for Android, iOS, Blackberry and Kindle Fire. The new design looks very similar to Gmail’s recently relaunc

Mobile App Builder TapCanvas Exits Beta, Partners With Eventbrite To Make Event App Creation Easier

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.tapcanvas.com/">TapCanvas</a>, a startup that helps people build mobile applications without programming knowledge, is exiting beta today and announcing a partnersh

Ad Agency BBH Makes “Significant” Investment In Sports Companion Web App Squawka

Ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty, which recently invested in social gaming via a new venture (Chuck Studios) in Asia, has agreed to provide marketing, strategy and services for U.K. sports companion web

Pulse Gets Off To A Fast Start On The Web: 100K New Sign-Ups & 1 Million Stories Read In Just 1 Week

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.pulse.me/">Pulse</a>, the popular mobile news reading app for Android and iOS, made its first foray into the web <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/09/pul

Pulse Comes To The Web (With A Little Help From Microsoft)

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.pulse.me/">Pulse</a>, the popular news-reading app for iOS and Android, is finally available on the web. The service, which launched two years ago and now has over

Pressly Launches Electionism, A Tablet-Only HTML5 News Publication

Following <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/15/onswipe-competitor-pressly-launches-aims-for-1-billion-flips-per-month/">its November launch</a>, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/o

Tag Galaxy: great way to explore Flickr

Click the pic for the high-res version. This is a great little toy, though it’s a bit slow at the moment. It requires a little RAM and a good connection, so don’t try this on your Powerboo