Fitbit’s been on a bit of a acquisition spree over the last couple of years, as the company’s looked to grow its business inside the stagnating wearables category. This morning, the hardware maker announced plans to pick up Twine Health, a HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based health management platform.
Three-and-a-half years ago, a lawsuit hit the San Mateo, Ca. county courthouse that briefly attracted the attention of the worldwide venture capital community given its salacious nature. The defendant: longtime VC Michael Goguen, who’d spent 20 years with Sequoia Capital in Menlo Park, Ca.
Email will likely never die, but if new apps can change how we think about using it, maybe it will feel like the worst parts have croaked. In the wake of popular apps like Inbox and Mailbox being sunsetted, like many I’ve been left rudderless trying to find an email client that fills the void. […]
An employee of Facebook died Thursday morning following an apparent suicide, Menlo Park police reported and the company confirmed. “We were saddened to learn that one of our employees passed away at our Menlo Park headquarters earlier today,” a Facebook spokesperson told TechCrunch in an email.
We’ve known this day would come for a long time town. Over the past several months, however, it feels like it’s arrived in slow motion.
Because of its vast population distributed in more or less similar countries regarding language, culture and religion, Latin America is an especially compelling region for the emergence of super apps.
Twitter’s controversial “Hide Replies feature, aimed at civilizing conversations on its platform, is launching today in the U.S. and Japan after earlier tests in Canada. The addition is one of the more radical changes to Twitter to date.
Postmates is expected to unveil its IPO prospectus this month.
Facebook’s status update box is getting a new feature called Lists, which begins rolling out today. This is the first major update to the entry field since the launch of colored backgrounds just over a year ago, and also serves as a way to encourage Facebook users to share more personal content.
Amazon Prime Video’s longest running hour-long original series is back for yet another season.The company has greenlit Season 5 of Bosch, the Emmy-nominated series based on Michael Connelly’s detective/crime fiction novels.
Uber has launched a new, lower-cost service in Nairobi called Uber Chap Chap. Made possible by using a fleet of fuel-efficient budget sedans, Uber Chap Chap (Swahili slang for “hurry, hurry”) is currently available in several areas of the Kenyan capital, including its central business district.
With a design that promises to revolutionize flirting at the bar, Karthik Poduval's Room For Two stool features an expanding design that allows it to seat two people when the need arises. So there doesn't have to be an extra stool available when there's someone you want to sidle up to.Read more.
There are as many travel apps out there as there are tourists hitting the beach this summer, but each one provides ideas and recommendations for where to go, what to eat, and what to do in different ways.The standard practice of collecting customer reviews, like on TripAdvisor and Yelp,
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will be a service, keeping the operating system experience current across a number of different devices throughout its supported lifetime.Not much else is known about Windows 10 being a service,
Microsoft has started to roll out the Lumia Denim update to select European markets for the Lumia 925 and the Lumia 1020. The complete rollout of the Lumia Denim update could take days or weeks, but it all depends on how the European carriers wish to release the update.According to Microsoft,
Jack White and Robert Plant performing together is like a rock-fan fever dreamBut the dream became reality at music festival Lollapalooza Argentina on Saturday. While performing a cover of the Led Zeppelin track "The Lemon Song," which White has done many times on tour and at last year's Bonnaroo,