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Crunch Report | Tinder Unveils New Gold Subscription

CRUNCH REPORT | TINDER UNVEILS NEW GOLD SUBSCRIPTION

Today's Stories Tinder's new subscription, Tinder Gold, lets you see who already likes you Google unveils Advr, an experimental Area...

Lawsuit claims Uber ignored attempted murder conviction of driver who later raped passenger

LAWSUIT CLAIMS UBER IGNORED ATTEMPTED MURDER CONVICTION OF DRIVER WHO LATER RAPED PASSENGER

A passenger who says she was raped by an Uber driver in Kansas City has filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging that Uber ignored...

 
 
 
Apple Music's first new personalized playlist wants you to Chill

APPLE MUSIC'S FIRST NEW PERSONALIZED PLAYLIST WANTS YOU TO CHILL

This week Apple is beginning to roll out the first new personalized playlist under Apple Music's ‘For You' section. The playlist, entitled...

Cannabis delivery startup Eaze confirms theft of some user data from service provider

CANNABIS DELIVERY STARTUP EAZE CONFIRMS THEFT OF SOME USER DATA FROM SERVICE PROVIDER

An anonymous source tipped off Crunchbase News that Eaze, the Series B-stage cannabis delivery startup with over $24 million in venture...

 
 
 
Japan's SNES Classic gets Famicom look and tweaked game selection

JAPAN'S SNES CLASSIC GETS FAMICOM LOOK AND TWEAKED GAME SELECTION

Everyone's excited about the SNES Classic Edition, what with its twee 90s look and fantastic selection of games. But as with its NES...

A massive new ransomware attack is spreading around the globe

A MASSIVE NEW RANSOMWARE ATTACK IS SPREADING AROUND THE GLOBE

A month after the WannaCry ransomware attack paralyzed connected systems worldwide, a new threat appears to be spreading quickly. As...

 
 
 
Visa takes a strategic stake in Klarna, the finance startup out of Sweden

VISA TAKES A STRATEGIC STAKE IN KLARNA, THE FINANCE STARTUP OUT OF SWEDEN

Klarna, the $2 billion+ startup out of Sweden that works with some 70,000 e-commerce sites to enable payments and provide flexible...

Flip gets $2.2 million to grow its marketplace for long-term sublets

FLIP GETS $2.2 MILLION TO GROW ITS MARKETPLACE FOR LONG-TERM SUBLETS

For anyone who's ever wanted to break a lease, but felt trapped by their contract, Flip has the service for you. The company, which...

 
 
 
IOS 11's blue bar will shame apps that overzealously access your location

IOS 11'S BLUE BAR WILL SHAME APPS THAT OVERZEALOUSLY ACCESS YOUR LOCATION

Apple's new mobile operating system iOS 11, which ships to the public in September, will give users a better understanding over how...

Volvo and Autoliv aim to sell self-driving cars with Nvidia AI tech by 2021

VOLVO AND AUTOLIV AIM TO SELL SELF-DRIVING CARS WITH NVIDIA AI TECH BY 2021

Volvo is forming a new joint partnership with Autoliv, called Zenuity, with a focus on developing self-driving automotive software....

 
 
 
IOS 11 turns your iPad into a completely different machine

IOS 11 TURNS YOUR IPAD INTO A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT MACHINE

I've been playing with a beta version of iOS 11 on a 10.5-inch iPad Pro for the past few weeks. While the final version of iOS 11 is...

Apple acquires SMI eye-tracking company

APPLE ACQUIRES SMI EYE-TRACKING COMPANY

In a move that is sure to stoke rumors about Apple's future work in augmented and virtual reality technologies, Apple has acquired...

 
 
 
Avis signs on to manage Waymo's self-driving vehicle fleet in Phoenix

AVIS SIGNS ON TO MANAGE WAYMO'S SELF-DRIVING VEHICLE FLEET IN PHOENIX

Waymo has entered into an agreement with rental car company Avis that will see Avis manage its autonomous vehicle fleet in Phoenix....

Reverso now lets you translate words using your voice

REVERSO NOW LETS YOU TRANSLATE WORDS USING YOUR VOICE

Dictionary app Reverso is getting a major update with a focus on voice features. In particular, you can now say a phrase to translate...

 
 
 
Startup veteran founder/investor Wendy Tan White joins BGF Ventures

STARTUP VETERAN FOUNDER/INVESTOR WENDY TAN WHITE JOINS BGF VENTURES

If there are some noticeable gaps in the European venture scene it's these. The first is there is still a small number of European...

Binary Capital co-founder Justin Caldbeck quits as Matt Mazzeo steps away from the firm

BINARY CAPITAL CO-FOUNDER JUSTIN CALDBECK QUITS AS MATT MAZZEO STEPS AWAY FROM THE FIRM

Justin Caldbeck, the co-founder of Binary Capital, and Matt Mazzeo, the firm's newest partner, have both resigned from the venture...

 
 
 
Pandora co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren will step down according to reports

PANDORA CO-FOUNDER AND CEO TIM WESTERGREN WILL STEP DOWN ACCORDING TO REPORTS

Panodora's chief executive and co-founder Tim Westergren intends to hand over the reins at the company, according to a report in Recode...

SpaceX successfully launches and recovers second Falcon 9 in 48 hours

SPACEX SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES AND RECOVERS SECOND FALCON 9 IN 48 HOURS

SpaceX has succeeded in launching another Falcon 9 into space, this time for client Iridium, a global satellite telecommunications...

 
 
 
Watch SpaceX launch 10 satellites into orbit with a Falcon 9 live right here

WATCH SPACEX LAUNCH 10 SATELLITES INTO ORBIT WITH A FALCON 9 LIVE RIGHT HERE

SpaceX is attempting its second launch in under 48 hours today at 4:25 PM EDT , from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The launch...

Headstart wants to better analyze candidates to fit them with the best jobs

HEADSTART WANTS TO BETTER ANALYZE CANDIDATES TO FIT THEM WITH THE BEST JOBS

Nicholas Shekerdemian has a pretty typical startup story: he dropped out of college, met up with a technical co-founder and then ended...