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Slash Talks With Us About His Guitar App - AmpliTube Slash

Just In Time For SXSW, Getaround Car Rental Marketplace Launches In Austin

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Getaround, a car rental community that only launched in May 2011 and subsequently won TC Disrupt NY, is ready to get you where you need to be in time for SXSW. The app that lets you rent a car by the hour, day or week, and comes fully loaded with...
Just In Time For SXSW, Getaround Car Rental Marketplace Launches In Austin

Hands-On With The HTC First Running The Gesture-Powered Facebook Home [Video]

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[tc_5min code="517734091"] The Facebook Home experience is based around next-level gesture control. Here you can watch us swipe, fling, and pop Facebook content on the new HTC First handset that comes with Home pre-installed. Compared to Facebook’s flagship mobile apps, Home is much more responsive. You could even call it...
Hands-On With The HTC First Running The Gesture-Powered Facebook Home [Video]

Jason Kincaid on his time at TechCrunch (which yielded him the...

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Jason Kincaid on his time at TechCrunch (which yielded him the awesome piece of art above): My initial instinct was to shrug it off with an 'aw, shucks' -- after all, I'd only done what any self-respecting geek would do in the face of such awesomeness. But it also made...
Jason Kincaid on his time at TechCrunch (which yielded him the...

Cisco’s Mood Message: Not Happy With Microsoft/Skype Deal; Appealing To EU

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As one big tech merger gets approved by the EU, another might get kicked back into play. Today, Cisco launched an appeal against the purchase of Skype by Microsoft, a deal that was originally unconditionally approved by the regulators back in October 2011. The appeal hinges on Cisco’s contention that...
Cisco’s Mood Message: Not Happy With Microsoft/Skype Deal; Appealing To EU

CrunchWeek: Elon Musk Dominates Tech, Waze Sale Talks Falter (Again), Jury's Out On Arrested Development

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[tc_5min code="517800174"] Thanks to the Memorial Day holiday, it was a shorter week than normal for many of us (at least those of us in the United States) — so here’s to the weekend, and to a new episode of CrunchWeek, the TechCrunch TV show where a few of us...
CrunchWeek: Elon Musk Dominates Tech, Waze Sale Talks Falter (Again), Jury's Out On Arrested Development

Y Combinator Company Swapbox Launches And Aims To Pick Up Where Bufferbox Left Off

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You know the drill, you order something from your favorite site and you can’t wait to get the package. Like a blogger normal person, you go to work and hope that the package is there when you get home. That hope slowly turns into worry as you picture your valuable...
Y Combinator Company Swapbox Launches And Aims To Pick Up Where Bufferbox Left Off

YC-Funded ScreenLeap: Because Screen-Sharing Doesn’t Need To Make You Crazy

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With stories of Terminator-esque Google glasses making headlines these days, you’d think a basic task like screen sharing would be something that’d be pretty well solved by now. But while there are many different ways to share your desktop (or some portion thereof) with your friends or coworkers, more often...
YC-Funded ScreenLeap: Because Screen-Sharing Doesn’t Need To Make You Crazy

Rhapsody Wasn't Happy, So Open Source Music Service Napster.fm Changes Its Name To Peer.fm

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Last week, we told you about an open source alternative to music services such as Rdio and Spotify, called Napster.fm. The name alone got our attention, and after using it, there were a few features that were reminiscent of its predecessor, which made it even cooler. Today, the service is...
Rhapsody Wasn't Happy, So Open Source Music Service Napster.fm Changes Its Name To Peer.fm
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Autism Expressed Helps Autistic Children Learn About The Internet

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The internet is an incredibly powerful tool, but it’s also a very dangerous place. Because of this, children with autism and other disabilities often can’t leverage the power of the web, which is a place where you should be able to learn anything. But Autism Expressed, a startup we...
Autism Expressed Helps Autistic Children Learn About The Internet
Surprise! Announcing The TC Mini-Meet Up In Philadelphia On June 19

Breaking: Social Media Site Vitrue Has Been Bought By Oracle For $300M

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Breaking news: Software giant Oracle has made a big investment in social media today. The company has bought Vitrue, the social media marketing company that is a close partner to Facebook. The price is undisclosed but TC understands that the price is over $300 million. TC understands there was a...
Breaking: Social Media Site Vitrue Has Been Bought By Oracle For $300M

Jason, May The Force Be With You

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One of the marks of a great blogger is following your convictions and convincing the world of the truth you know in your heart. Jason Kincaid is that blogger, whether he is calling out Apple for enabling patent trolls or VEVO’s hypocrisy in using pirated video at an event. Jason...
Jason, May The Force Be With You

Keen On... How One App Ends The Debate About Global Warming [TCTV]

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[tc_5min code="517775195"] Finally we have an app that ends the age-old debate about whether or not the earth is getting warmer. The Just Science app has collated all the data from the last two centuries to determine the earth’s surface temperature. Developed by Novim, a research group from UC Santa...
Keen On... How One App Ends The Debate About Global Warming [TCTV]

Hell No, Tumblr Users Won't Go To Yahoo!

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We’ve all by now heard about how Yahoo is trying to get some “cool” with a supposed $1 billion purchase of hip blogging platform Tumblr, but it may be a moot point if Tumblr’s users fail to stick around post-sale. Microsoft and Facebook may be trying to make a move ahead...
Hell No, Tumblr Users Won't Go To Yahoo!

Want Facebook Shares? HK’s 8 Securities Offers $200 Of Them If You Join Its Trading Platform

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With Facebook announcing its ballsy stock price of $38 yesterday and all eyes now on what will happen with the social network when it finally goes public today, a new trading platform in Hong Kong, 8 Securities, is seizing the moment to boost its own profile by offering customers US$200...
Want Facebook Shares? HK’s 8 Securities Offers $200 Of Them If You Join Its Trading Platform
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Through The Looking Glass: What You'll See Through Google's Lens [TCTV]

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[tc_5min code="517775381"] I’ve spent a little over three weeks with Google Glass, and I’ve noted that the utility aspect of the device is strong, but the fun isn’t there yet. It feels a lot like the original iPhone did, before it had the App Store. In this video, we discuss...
Through The Looking Glass: What You'll See Through Google's Lens [TCTV]

Bar Power Is A Nightlife App To Help You Be Less Of A Douchebag At Bars

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Once you’ve had a few drinks at a bar it’s easy to let loose and blow off steam. Unfortunately, while you’re having fun, you could end up annoying others around you, namely the staff at the venue you’re at. By acting like a fool, you’re jeopardizing your future visits, since...
Bar Power Is A Nightlife App To Help You Be Less Of A Douchebag At Bars

New York City's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot On Bringing Innovation Into Government [TCTV]

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[tc_5min code="517695770"] City governments here in the United States aren’t typically known as early adopters of the latest in technology and innovation — that means that New York City’s first-ever Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot has a pretty big job on her hands. So it was great to have the...
New York City's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot On Bringing Innovation Into Government [TCTV]

TC Cribs: Lit Motors, Where Sleek Electric Cars (And More) Are Built From Scratch

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We’re back with a brand new Cribs, the TechCrunch TV series where we go inside the gates of the hottest tech companies and get a grand tour of what the day-to-day work life is like — warts, perks, and all. In this episode, we headed to an industrial stretch...
TC Cribs: Lit Motors, Where Sleek Electric Cars (And More) Are Built From Scratch

Pepper Rises: Active Networks Relaunches Plancast With A New Design

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Plancast, a TC alumni startup that limped along in the deadpool for a few years, has just relaunched under new ownership. ActiveNetwork paid an undisclosed sum last spring and spent the summer updating the site. Co-founders Jay Marcyes and Mark Hendrickson are no longer maintaining the service. “We made a...
Pepper Rises: Active Networks Relaunches Plancast With A New Design

YesterdayMe: A Site That Tracks Yesterday’s Alcohol Consumption

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Every few days something really amazing dumps over the transom here at TC HQ. Today it was YesterdayMe.ru. Built by Vladimir V. Tuporshin and partner, Ilja Razinkov, the site essentially allows you to enter yesterday’s alcohol consumption. Why? Because, that’s why. While the Russians are known for their heavy-duty drinking...
YesterdayMe: A Site That Tracks Yesterday’s Alcohol Consumption

Congratulations to Soluto for winning Techcrunch Disrupt

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When we got to Israel we heard from lots of people that Soluto was a great company and had a great approach to a sizeable market: Windows users. I’m very happy that we got the first video interview of this company in their Tel Aviv, Israel, headquarters and congrats...
Congratulations to Soluto for winning Techcrunch Disrupt

Keen On... Rhapsody: How Streaming Is Radically Reinventing The Music Industry

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[tc_5min code="517679080"] Brian Zisk’s annual SFMusicTech conference is always a good place to gauge the temperature of the music industry. And judging by the vitality of this year’s event, things are finally beginning to look up in an industry that has been decimated by the file-sharing revolution. As Jon Irwin,...
Keen On... Rhapsody: How Streaming Is Radically Reinventing The Music Industry

Fly Or Die: Smart Watch Edition

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[tc_5min code="517687315"] As the race toward mainstream wearable computing heats up, watches are hot and smart watches are hotter. In fact, word on the street is that Apple is working on a new smart watch that would integrate with its iCloud and iOS devices. But as it stands now, the...
Fly Or Die: Smart Watch Edition
TechCrunch Giveaway: iRobot Roomba 650. Get Clean For The Holidays #TechCrunch
TC Mini Meetup Philly: The Recap

Check this guy out: @Oatmeal on TC http://tcrn.ch/dn2eQP Fancy schmancy!

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Check this guy out: @Oatmeal on TC http://tcrn.ch/dn2eQP Fancy schmancy!
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