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Google is working on a new social app for small groups to edit photos together
While Google continues to add more features to its two social communication apps Allo and Duo, TechCrunch has learned that it has quietly been working on least one more social app. Google has been developing a new social app that lets small groups edit photos together and then organise them for fut...
Get your pitch applications in for the Boulder Micro-Meetup
A remind that I’ll be holding a micro-meetup at Boomtown on Broadway in Boulder, Colorado on Wednesday, March 29th at 7pm. You’ll have 2 minutes to pitch in front of two local judges and then 2 minutes of questions. No slides, no props, no costumes (Ok, maybe costumes.) Boomtown is at 2060 Broadway...
The days of Google Talk are over
The days of Google Talk are quickly coming to an end. As the company announced today, the messaging service that allowed Gmail users to talk to each other since it launched in 2005, will now be completely retired. Read More
Tesla Model 3 will get a Performance version next year
The Tesla Model 3 will eventually get a more performance-oriented option, which Tesla CEO Elon Musk says we can probably expect in around a year or so. The Model 3 tuned for better performance might inherit more of the muscle of the Model S, in a smaller, lighter package, but Musk says not to expec...
Uber reportedly denied recruiters diversity data
Uber is expected to publicly release its first-ever diversity report sometime next week. But it turns out that Uber’s demographics were also unknown to members of its recruiting team, Bloomberg reported earlier today, citing several sources. According to Bloomberg’s report, although some members of...
Tesla’s solar roof tiles will be available to order starting in April
The Tesla solar roof tiles the company unveiled last year, which look like regular roof tiles and yet have roughly equivalent efficiency of traditional solar power gathering cells, will be up for order starting in April, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. These are a key step in Tesla’s combined vis...
Facebook finally tests a GIF button for comments
After years of stubborn caution, Facebook is finally embracing the animated GIF. Next week Facebook will begin testing a GIF button that lets users post GIFs from services like Giphy and Tenor as comments, a source told TechCrunch. We inquired with Facebook, which confirmed the GIF test is coming w...
What do you want to ask SoFi CEO Mike Cagney at Disrupt NY?
Have you ever wanted to know what makes a fintech startup tick, but didn’t have the chance, or the right person, to ask? Well, we’ve got you covered: Mike Cagney, the co-founder and CEO of one of the hottest fintech businesses around, is coming to Disrupt in New York for a fireside chat, and we wan...
Polis is reinventing the door-to-door salesman
There’s really not much difference between political canvassing and the door-to-door sales pitch. Startup Polis is leveraging its campaign experience to help large companies woo customers with that personal touch that can mean so much. The American consumer has come a long way since the days of Wil...
What it’s like at San Quentin’s coding school
North of San Francisco, there’s a European-like fortress along the water that is “home” to over 3,000 prisoners. The surroundings are beautiful, but the tall walls of San Quentin, the oldest prison in California, make it almost impossible to be able to enjoy any of it from the prison yard. Read Mor...
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France: Battle for key ISIS bastion to start soon
The battle to recapture the ISIS de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will begin in "days," France's defense minister said on Friday.
World's fastest police car can go 253 mph
Dubai's police force has just been certified as having the world's fastest police car in service -- just one of its fleet of supercars.
Putin, Le Pen meet at Kremlin
Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed the "great importance" of ties between his country and France as he met French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin on Friday, Russian state-run news agency Tass reported.
2 cards charging 0% interest for 21 months
Tearful Jason Day pulls out of WGC to be with stricken mother
A tearful Jason Day has withdrawn from the World Golf Championships Match Play to be with his stricken mother Dening who has lung cancer.
The 20-year-old leading the March Against Revenge Porn
Leah Juliett was 15 years old when nude photos of her first leaked online. It was 2012; at the time, there wasn't a name for what happened to her.
U.S. workers most at risk from robots
Millions of workers around the world are at risk of losing their jobs to robots -- but Americans should be particularly worried.
Did London attack expose city's 'weak spot'?
The terrorist attack on Westminster -- the heart of government in Britain since the 16th century -- did not come as a surprise to authorities.
Westminster attack timeline: How rampage unfolded
Putin critic killed in Ukraine