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Crunch Report | DOJ Accuses Four People of 2014 Yahoo Hack

Crunch Report | DOJ Accuses Four People of 2014 Yahoo Hack

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Behold the robo-fruit

Behold the robo-fruit

Perhaps you’ve been watching the BBC’s Spy in the Wild, in which meticulously recreated robotic animals cohabitate with their fleshy brethren and record all their secret goings and…

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Medium debuts its paid membership subscription program

Medium debuts its paid membership subscription program

Official platform of hot takes Medium has launched its new business model: paid subscriptions, which the company said it would…

The Mednet launches its ‘Quora for cancer,’ an online medical knowledge base

The Mednet launches its ‘Quora for cancer,’ an online medical knowledge base

A New York City startup called The Mednet today launched a platform that gives physicians a knowledge-sharing tool that’s as easy to…

US authorities ban electronics larger than a phone from flights from 13 countries

US authorities ban electronics larger than a phone from flights from 13 countries

According to numerous reports, US authorities today alerted a number of Middle Eastern and African airlines that starting soon, their passengers…

As hyper-conservative media surged, Republicans’ trust in news cratered

As hyper-conservative media surged, Republicans’ trust in news cratered

Ken Miller is an investor, writer and advisor to several technology companies and venture capital firms. Previously he was an…

SVRF may have the answer to VR’s search problem

SVRF may have the answer to VR’s search problem

Alice Lloyd George Contributor Alice Lloyd George is an investor at RRE Ventures and the host of Flux, a series…

Laying a trap for self-driving cars

Laying a trap for self-driving cars

We spend a lot of time and words on what autonomous cars can do, but sometimes it’s a more interesting…

ABC News’ app adds support for multi-stream viewing on Apple TV

ABC News’ app adds support for multi-stream viewing on Apple TV

News junkies, rejoice. ABC News is rolling out an updated Apple TV application, live today, which makes the news division…

Serial founder and former Slack PM Simon Vallee is starting a personal productivity company

Serial founder and former Slack PM Simon Vallee is starting a personal productivity company

Simon Vallee is exactly the kind of person who venture capitalists like to keep on their radar. He’s Canadian, for…

Interactive fiction and the origins of the conversational interface

Interactive fiction and the origins of the conversational interface

Kevin Zurawel Contributor Kevin Zurawel is a front-end developer at Braintree, where he works on tools that power merchants large…

Sir Tim Berners-Lee warns of the threats to today’s web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee warns of the threats to today’s web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee doesn’t issue too many proclamations, but those he does are usually quite sensible. The latest, occasioned by…

CoSMo CEO Michel Morvan talks about augmented intelligence

CoSMo CEO Michel Morvan talks about augmented intelligence

Michel Morvan is the CEO of The CoSMo Company, a big data service provider and insight generator. He knows how…

At the Geneva Motor Show, the beautiful… and the damned?

At the Geneva Motor Show, the beautiful… and the damned?

Passing by the glittering, luxury cars, with models draped elegantly over the hoods, you might get the impression that you…

Hulu’s new live TV service scores A&E’s channels, loses Viacom

Hulu’s new live TV service scores A&E’s channels, loses Viacom

Hulu’s forthcoming live TV streaming service is starting to shape up. Today, the company announced it scored a deal with…

Snap opens second Spectacles pop-up shop in Venice, LA

Snap opens second Spectacles pop-up shop in Venice, LA

Snap today took another step on its quest to truly become the “camera company” it says it is. Following the…

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Amazon’s Music VP Steve Boom will tell TechCrunch Disrupt how the future sounds

Amazon’s Music VP Steve Boom will tell TechCrunch Disrupt how the future sounds

Alexa voice control and Prime’s subscriber base have suddenly made Amazon a real contender in music alongside Spotify, Apple and…

Kindle for iOS finally gets the “Send to Kindle” feature, challenging Pocket and Instapaper

Kindle for iOS finally gets the “Send to Kindle” feature, challenging Pocket and Instapaper

Amazon has quietly rolled out the “Send to Kindle” feature to its Kindle for iOS application that allows you to…

Ebay takes on Amazon with guaranteed 3-day delivery on 20 million items

Ebay takes on Amazon with guaranteed 3-day delivery on 20 million items

In response to the growing threat of Amazon and its annual Prime membership program, eBay this morning announced a new…

Amazon will now tell Prime members what to wear via a new “Outfit Compare” feature

Amazon will now tell Prime members what to wear via a new “Outfit Compare” feature

Amazon has been steadily pushing its way into fashion over the past several years, with investments in its own private…