Facebook is updating how you can authenticate your account logins
You’ll soon have more options for staying secure on Facebook with two-factor authentication. Facebook is simplifying the process for two-factor verification on its platform so you won’t have to give the company your phone number just to bring additional security to your device. The company announ...
Square brings its Stand for iPad tablets to the UK
Square, the company that provides payments and other business services to merchants, is today taking another step in its gradual expansion outside of the U.S. Stand — one of Square’s key pieces of hardware, turning an iPad into a point of sale system — is launching in the U.K. It will sell for £6...
Apple reportedly partners with Volkswagen for self-driving employee shuttles
Apple has decided to work with Volkswagen for some of its self-driving car efforts, The New York Times reported today. The plan, according to the NYT, is to turn some of Volkswagen’s T6 Transporter vans into autonomous shuttles for employees. However, this project is reportedly behind schedule an...
How [and why] I invest in startups
A lot of people ask me how I choose to invest in startups. I'm not proactively funding at different stages. I'm proactively funding brilliant people trying to solve hard problems.
Tinder pilots Places, a feature that tracks your location for better matches
Tinder will now help you find matches with those people you may cross paths with in your day-to-day life. As promised earlier, the company today is announcing the launch of a new location-based feature that will narrow your list of potential dating prospects to those who hit up your same bar for ...
TechCrunch Include Office Hours with Betaworks in New York and SF
Betaworks is hosting TechCrunch’s Include Office Hours for the month of May. For the first time ever, Include Office Hours will be bi-coastal — held in San Francisco and New York on the same day at 2pm local time at each location. On Tuesday, May 29th, partners Peter Rojas and Matt Hartman will b...
TruStory, a new startup, just raised $3 million to identify ICO scams before they happen
Investing in initial coin offerings, or ICOs, is a minefield. This isn’t just true for people with absolutely no technical background but also for many investors who may be well-versed in tech but still struggle to understand many projects’ white papers. Enter TruStory, a platform for users to re...
Uber’s raising up to $600M in a secondary round at $62B valuation, Q1 sales grew to $2.5B
Uber’s CEO is in Paris this week meeting with the French president to talk tech in Europe and expanding its insurance coverage in the region, but back in the U.S. the company is moving ahead on another kind of expansion. TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that Uber is raising another secondary ...
Elon Musk has a very bad idea for a website rating journalists
Elon Musk has, as I imagine he often does during meetings or long car rides, come up with an idea for a new thing. Unlike the HyperLoop, which was cool, and various space-related ideas, which we know he's at least partly expert about, this one is just plain bad. It's basically Yelp But For Journa...
GUN raises more than $1.5M for its decentralized database system
GUN is an open-source decentralized database service that allows developers to build fast peer-to-peer applications that will work, even when their users are offline. The company behind the project (which should probably change its name and logo…) today announced that it has raised just over $1.5...
Its called respect and common sense
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Truth has been spoken
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Years ago I had a thankless labour / service job with a pretty unappreciative boss, got lots of stories. One morning I roll into the office about 7:25, and get a dirty look from the boss as I head to the dispatcher's office to collect my day's work (supposed to be there for 7:15). I'd actually b...
13 Congress members tell Pai to stop giving evasive answers about net neutrality
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Not one soul voted on Subway’s Twitter poll
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TIFU by setting my wifi hotspot to "Bomb Detonator"
Title says most of it. I was at a tech conference today. I like to broadcast random WiFi hotspot names to mess with people and after the recent story about the Planet Fitness I thought it would go over well as a joke. I mean, who hasn't seen "FBI Surveillance Van" as a network? Holy fuck. Do not ...
Fortnite being wholesome
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This very good boy is celebrating his birthday today
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Tape Is Ruining Priceless Art. This New Gel Can Fix It.
The common trick to fix a tear has plagued art conservators, but chemists are developing newer and safer methods to restore old art.
Loch Ness Monster Hunters to Try DNA Search? Get the Facts.
If the famous cryptid is real, this hunt ought to find it—but if not, scientists will still gain valuable ecological data.
30th Annual National Geographic Bee Winners Nail Tough Questions
Venkat Ranjan, 13, of California is this year's top geography ace after an exciting competition.
Newborn Rhino Is Confident and Adventurous, Say Keepers
Once a species with only 200 individuals, the Indian rhinos' recovery is considered a conservation success story.
How India’s Fishermen Turn Ocean Plastic Into Roads
In an innovative project, fishermen in Kerala collect ocean plastic for recycling, cleaning the ocean in the process.
What Happens If You Drive Into a Tornado? Take a Look.
Terrifying footage shows a tornado in western Germany overtaking two cars.
NASA's 'Impossible' Space Engine Tested—Here Are the Results
The first independent tests of the EmDrive suggest there's a mundane explanation for the wildly controversial device.
Archery on Horseback Becomes Popular Again—As a Sport
It's not just a method of hunting or a strategy for battle anymore, and the athletes' training regimen is intense.
This Popular Parrot 'Talks' Like Us. But We're Silencing It.
Scientists are using forensic techniques to help save African gray parrots, among the most illegally trafficked birds in the world.
Leopard's 'Playful' Bite Could Have Dangerous Consequences
While on safari, a tourist had an encounter with a leopard that was far too close for comfort.