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After three days, Skype’s outage is resolved

After three days, Skype’s outage is resolved

After three days of connectivity issues which prevented some Skype users from being able to log in, make calls, or send and receive messages, the company says it has now fully resolved the problem. What…

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The e-Mosquito bites you to monitor glucose levels

The e-Mosquito bites you to monitor glucose levels

Researchers at the University of Calgary have released the latest version of their “Wearable Microsystem for Minimally Invasive, Pseudo-Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring,” a watch-like wearable that “bites” you…

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YouTube chops 360 video in half with new VR180 format

YouTube chops 360 video in half with new VR180 format

YouTube is showing off a brand new file format for creators who want to check out VR but are intimidated…

Home robot Kuri can now recognize pets, see and stream in HD

Home robot Kuri can now recognize pets, see and stream in HD

The domestic robot that looks like an extra cut from Disney’s Wall-E is coming along nicely, after debuting at CES…

Zenefits will pay $3.4 million in unpaid overtime to 743 employees

Zenefits will pay $3.4 million in unpaid overtime to 743 employees

Insurance software startup Zenefits has agreed to pay $3.4 million in unpaid overtime to 743 of its account executives and…

Spotify “Sponsored Songs” let labels pay for plays

Spotify “Sponsored Songs” let labels pay for plays

A mysterious “Sponsored Content” opt-out setting recently appeared in Spotify, and now the streaming giant has confirmed to TechCrunch what…

Cloud Foundry makes its mark on the enterprise

Cloud Foundry makes its mark on the enterprise

Today, more than ever, it’s open source projects that are leading the charge in how modern software is developed, deployed…

In wake of Amazon/Whole Foods deal, Instacart has a challenging opportunity

In wake of Amazon/Whole Foods deal, Instacart has a challenging opportunity

Yesterday, Amazon and Whole Foods ruined a perfectly slow news day on a Friday in June with the announcement that…

What do E3 attendees think of mobile gaming?

What do E3 attendees think of mobile gaming?

The smartphone has changed the gaming industry landscape dramatically. As our pocket computers advance, so too does the possibility of…

Talking with Alda Leu Dennis, the newest partner at Initialized Capital

Talking with Alda Leu Dennis, the newest partner at Initialized Capital

It’s only been a few days since she started her new job, but Alda Leu Dennis, the newest partner (and…

Sling TV rolls out a better DVR with an option to protect recordings, record from Fox

Sling TV rolls out a better DVR with an option to protect recordings, record from Fox

Live TV streaming service Sling TV is today rolling out an improved DVR feature, while also making the option to…

Uber investors who called it “toxic” are satisfied by plans for change

Uber investors who called it “toxic” are satisfied by plans for change

Freada and Mitch Kapor broke rank with typical investor silence in the face of scandals at their portfolio companies by…

SoFi applies to be a bank

SoFi applies to be a bank

In May, SoFi CEO Michael Cagney told TechCrunch the company would be applying for a bank charter “in the next…

Organizing your marketing tech stack

Organizing your marketing tech stack

More posts by this contributor: Figuring out how to organize your marketing stack is almost like putting together a 1,000…

EA announces Star Wars Battlefront II, Madden 18 and more new games from E3 2017

EA announces Star Wars Battlefront II, Madden 18 and more new games from E3 2017

Today, Electronic Arts makes some of the most successful video games in the world and are announcing new titles at…

AR startup Meta sues former head of optics over trade secrets theft

AR startup Meta sues former head of optics over trade secrets theft

A top augmented reality startup is suing its former head of optics for breach of contract and misappropriation of trade…

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Amazon’s Echo Show gets more practical by adding support for smart home camera feeds

Amazon’s Echo Show gets more practical by adding support for smart home camera feeds

Amazon today announced a notable new trick for its next-generation Echo device, the Echo Show (aka the one with the screen),…

Ebay will now match Amazon’s, Walmart’s and others’ prices on over 50,000 items

Ebay will now match Amazon’s, Walmart’s and others’ prices on over 50,000 items

As Amazon and Walmart continue their battle to become the world’s largest retailer, another longtime rival in the e-commerce business,…

Amazon Prime Wardrobe lets you try on and return clothes free

Amazon Prime Wardrobe lets you try on and return clothes free

Amazon’s latest perk for Prime members could make us more stylish by letting us buy everything that catches our eye…

Will Amazon become a force in fintech?

Will Amazon become a force in fintech?

Amazon is the tech giant most likely to become a dominant player in fintech, predicted James Lloyd, Ernst & Young’s…