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With 300 Kiosks In 20 States, Device Recycler EcoATM Secures $40M In Debt Financing To Go Nationwide

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You know those mobile devices that everyone keeps raving about? Turns out it’s a huge business. Shocker, I know. Strategy Analytics recently estimated that about 1.6 billion mobile phones shipped in 2012. What’s more, according to Canalys’ report today, the tablet market grew by 75 percent in the fourth quarter...
With 300 Kiosks In 20 States, Device Recycler EcoATM Secures $40M In Debt Financing To Go Nationwide
Airbnb's Brian Chesky: 'We Used To Create Content Online. Now We Create Industries'
Now With More Genius: GZA Will Join Us Onstage At The Crunchies

Imgur Expands Its Revenue Streams With Latest API Update, Now Ready For Commercial Use

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Imgur, the popular photo-sharing site among users of Reddit, Digg and Facebook, is today announcing an overhaul of its API in an effort to make it easier for developers to build applications using Imgur’s infrastructure. The company had already issued over 10,000 API keys prior to today’s API update, reaching...
Imgur Expands Its Revenue Streams With Latest API Update, Now Ready For Commercial Use

Finally, There Is A Conference To Talk About Information Overload To Add To Your Already Overloaded Schedule

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As someone who just wants to run away to the desert with a tent and a paperback book and live on a mesa somewhere, solving the problem of information overload is near to my heart. If you’re like me, then the non-profit Information Overload Research Group’s Overloaded Conference should be...
Finally, There Is A Conference To Talk About Information Overload To Add To Your Already Overloaded Schedule

Path, Google+ And Jack Dorsey At The 2011 Crunchies: Comebacks Win

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The world loves to celebrate comebacks from failure, but the Crunchies and the companies it features are all so new that the show hasn’t done much of that. That changed last night at the 2011 Crunchies, with Jack Dorsey, Path and Google+ winning big. Path’s story hits home the most for...
Path, Google+ And Jack Dorsey At The 2011 Crunchies: Comebacks Win

Peter Thiel On His 'Super-Futuristic' Investments And The Chess Strategy Founders Should Know [TCTV]

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Peter Thiel, the tech industry magnate known among other things for co-founding PayPal and investing very early in Facebook, took home the VC of the Year award at the 6th annual Crunchies this week for his individual investments and his work with Founders Fund, the San Francisco venture capital...
Peter Thiel On His 'Super-Futuristic' Investments And The Chess Strategy Founders Should Know [TCTV]
Meet Dilys Sun, the 'Codecademy girl' from the Crunchies
THE CRUNCHIES: With Billions At Stake, San Francisco's Tech Elite Take A Night To Celebrate

After 11 Billion App Downloads, Google Finally Gets Serious About “Bouncing” Android Malware

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Love it or love it less, Android is a force to be reckoned with. As Jordan wrote last night, Android cannot be ignored, and The Crunchies served as a timely illustration. The most successful apps work at presenting a unified UI experience across platforms, as difficult as this may sometimes...
After 11 Billion App Downloads, Google Finally Gets Serious About “Bouncing” Android Malware
Mars Curiosity rover hammers rock suspected of being exposed to water

Flipboard Goes Big, Launches Support For 10-Inch Android Tablets

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Flipboard has just launched its social magazine app to support Android tablets, including the Nexus 10, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab line. Flipboard is an app that aggregates your RSS info, social networks, etc. to create a beautiful, flippable magazine. In fact, the app won Best Touch Interface...
Flipboard Goes Big, Launches Support For 10-Inch Android Tablets

Linked CEO Jeff Weiner Says IPO “Didn’t Really Change Anything”

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LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner won this year’s Best CEO award at the Crunchies, and backstage he talked about LinkedIn’s big milestone from the past year — its IPO. “The event itself was memorable, but for us it was really just a stepping stone,” Weiner said. It’s a common theme from Weiner’s...
Linked CEO Jeff Weiner Says IPO “Didn’t Really Change Anything”

Gojee Raises $2.8M From InterWest For Beautiful Recipe Aggregation

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Gojee, an aesthetically pleasing recipe-sharing site, has raised a first venture round of $2.8 million from InterWest Partners. The New York startup has pivoted its way into a growing site with more than 500,000 registered users — and it’s also been getting attention for its simple and beautiful design. It was nominated for...
Gojee Raises $2.8M From InterWest For Beautiful Recipe Aggregation
And the Master of Ceremonies for the Crunchies Is...

Test Dropbox’s New Android App And Snag Some Extra Storage Space

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Dropbox has no shortage of fans or users these days — their stellar wins at the Crunchies are proof of that — and now the cloud storage service is leaning on them to test an experimental new build of the Dropbox Android app. While the thrill of being on the...
Test Dropbox’s New Android App And Snag Some Extra Storage Space
P2P Dropbox Competitor Space Monkey Wins Launch, Has Already Raised $750K
Redpoint eVentures launches to help budding Brazilian tech industry

Revealed: the finalists for the 2012 Crunchies

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The finalists for the 2012 Crunchies have been released, and now it’s time to decide who should rewarded for their technology innovation and leadership over the course of 2012. The list of honorees follows below, and it’s a list packed with newcomers as well as Silicon Valley veterans. Thanks to...
Revealed: the finalists for the 2012 Crunchies

Meet The VetsInTech Hackathon Participants And Its Winner, Bugl.co [TCTV]

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This weekend, TechCrunch attended a very cool event in San Francisco called the VetsInTech Hackathon. The teams at the event weren’t normal hackers, the majority of them consisted of Military Veterans, which as a nation, we are very appreciative of. Being Veterans Day, this event was perfectly timed. I sat...
Meet The VetsInTech Hackathon Participants And Its Winner, Bugl.co [TCTV]

Group Photo Sharing Is A Fustercluck, But It Doesn't Have To Be With Cluster

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Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: Mobile app launches to enable users to quickly and easily share photos with one another. Yes, it’s another one of those stories. So the app this time is called Cluster, and it is focused on sharing photos with one’s friends and family...
Group Photo Sharing Is A Fustercluck, But It Doesn't Have To Be With Cluster

'Fastest rising startup' closes $13.5M for fastest fading photos

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Comedian John Oliver may joke that SnapChat is designed for sending penis pictures, but the company is destined for a lot more. SnapChat, an app that lets people share fleeting images, has closed $13.5 million in its first round of funding led by Benchmark Capital. Oliver joked about the...
'Fastest rising startup' closes $13.5M for fastest fading photos

Chris Dixon To Speak At Disrupt NY, As A VC

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Chris Dixon is back in New York quite a bit, he tells me, even though he recently got a place in San Francisco as part of his new job as a partner at Andreessen Horowitz. He’ll be at Disrupt NY the week after next, for example, to talk about his...
Chris Dixon To Speak At Disrupt NY, As A VC

Watch the 2011 Crunchies live!

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Missed your chance to get a ticket to the sold-out Crunchies? Never fear. We’re hosting the livestream of the entire event right here. Watch from 7:30 to 9 p.m. today to see what companies, technologies, products and people were chosen by their peers as the most innovative, most exciting and...
Watch the 2011 Crunchies live!
Instagram's Kevin Systrom Takes "Founder Of The Year" At The 2012 Crunchies
$4M Richer, StyleSeat Launches "To You," Lets You Book Stylists To Your Home
The Europas Awards Adds A Public Vote Category To Find Europe's Hottest Startups

No Love For Google At The Crunchies This Year (GOOG)

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Tonight was the sixth annual Crunchies awards, where the Silicon Valley tech community gathers in San Francisco to honor itself. Except for Google, which seems to have become the whipping boy of the valley. Host Harris Whittels started the night off by poking fun at Google's big advances in...
No Love For Google At The Crunchies This Year (GOOG)

#Humblebrag: Jack Dorsey, Reid Hoffman, Kevin Rose Coming To The Crunchies; Harris Wittels Hosting

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After writing for NBC’s Parks and Recreation for the past couple years (he’s about to start a writing gig for HBO’s Eastbound and Down), and authoring the sarcastic but brilliant and hilarious @HumbleBrag, Harris Wittels has decided to bring his talents to TechCrunch. This year, he will be hosting the...
#Humblebrag: Jack Dorsey, Reid Hoffman, Kevin Rose Coming To The Crunchies; Harris Wittels Hosting
MYSTERY: Instagram Founder Kevin Systrom Has Posted Only One Photo This Year (FB)
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