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A year after its launch, Tech:NYC has become a force in New York politics

A YEAR AFTER ITS LAUNCH, TECH:NYC HAS BECOME A FORCE IN NEW YORK POLITICS

It's been a little over a year since Fred Wilson and Tim Armstrong appeared onstage at Disrupt in New York to launch Tech:NYC. The...

Xbox Game Pass launches June 1 with over 100 titles

XBOX GAME PASS LAUNCHES JUNE 1 WITH OVER 100 TITLES

Xbox One owners get a new reason to fire up their consoles on June 1: Xbox Game Pass, the download service Microsoft created to deliver...

 
 
 
Quiqup, a London-based on-demand delivery startup, raises £20M Series B

QUIQUP, A LONDON-BASED ON-DEMAND DELIVERY STARTUP, RAISES £20M SERIES B

Quiqup, a London-based delivery startup that operates a “shop on your behalf” app similar to Jinn in Europe or Postmates in the U.S.,...

Google Attribution is a free and easy way to evaluate marketing efforts

GOOGLE ATTRIBUTION IS A FREE AND EASY WAY TO EVALUATE MARKETING EFFORTS

At Google's Marketing Next conference, the company is announcing a new beta for Google Attribution, a free tool for examining the role...

 
 
 
Fanduel investor Pentech raises new £88M fund for more early stage startups

FANDUEL INVESTOR PENTECH RAISES NEW £88M FUND FOR MORE EARLY STAGE STARTUPS

You know it's spring when VC funds start to announce their new fund raises. But it's buoying to see a mid-sized fund appears which...

Fastly raises another $50 million for its content delivery networking technology

FASTLY RAISES ANOTHER $50 MILLION FOR ITS CONTENT DELIVERY NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY

Content delivery company Fastly has raised $50 million in financing to expand its footprint as a corporate supplier of speedy application,...

 
 
 
Weeks after launching the Surface Laptop, Microsoft announces its new Surface Pro laptop replacement

WEEKS AFTER LAUNCHING THE SURFACE LAPTOP, MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES ITS NEW SURFACE PRO LAPTOP REPLACEMENT

Microsoft says it didn't mean to do a “head fake” when it told the press that this week's big event in Shanghai wouldn't center around...

Apple and Nokia bury patent hatchet

APPLE AND NOKIA BURY PATENT HATCHET

Well that didn't last long. A fresh patent spat between Nokia and Apple which fired up at the back end of last year when Cupertino...

 
 
 
TransferWise launches ‘Borderless' banking account for businesses, sole traders and freelancers

TRANSFERWISE LAUNCHES ‘BORDERLESS' BANKING ACCOUNT FOR BUSINESSES, SOLE TRADERS AND FREELANCERS

Having already taken a significant chunk of the international money transfer market away from the major banks, London-headquartered...

Patent trolls take it on the chin in new Supreme Court ruling

PATENT TROLLS TAKE IT ON THE CHIN IN NEW SUPREME COURT RULING

Sad! Patent trolls, who've benefited from a 30-year-old legal standard that made it possible for patent holders to sue companies in...

 
 
 
Crunch Report | Ford Names Jim Hackett As New CEO

CRUNCH REPORT | FORD NAMES JIM HACKETT AS NEW CEO

Today's Stories Ford names Jim Hackett CEO to take its connected car plans up a gear Dish integrates with Amazon Alexa for hands-free...

Sayspring raises $1.5M for software that lets designers prototype and test voice apps without coding

SAYSPRING RAISES $1.5M FOR SOFTWARE THAT LETS DESIGNERS PROTOTYPE AND TEST VOICE APPS WITHOUT CODING

Sayspring, a startup that enables designers to create voice-enabled apps without code ahead of handing over projects to development,...

 
 
 
Facebook's content moderation rules dubbed “alarming” by child safety charity

FACEBOOK'S CONTENT MODERATION RULES DUBBED “ALARMING” BY CHILD SAFETY CHARITY

The Guardian has published details of Facebook's content moderation guidelines covering controversial issues such as violence, hate...

Report: Ford's CEO will be replaced with the head of its autonomous vehicle subsidiary

REPORT: FORD'S CEO WILL BE REPLACED WITH THE HEAD OF ITS AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE SUBSIDIARY

Ford Motors will replace CEO Mark Fields with the head of its subsidiary responsible for developing self-driving cars, reports the...

 
 
 
Shipamax raises $2.5M for its cloud software platform for the bulk shipping industry

SHIPAMAX RAISES $2.5M FOR ITS CLOUD SOFTWARE PLATFORM FOR THE BULK SHIPPING INDUSTRY

Shipamax, a London-based startup and recent graduate of Silicon Valley accelerator Y Combinator, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding,...

Check out the Destiny 2 gameplay trailer

CHECK OUT THE DESTINY 2 GAMEPLAY TRAILER

As we inch closer to E3, games are top of mind. The Destiny 2 gameplay trailer was finally released earlier this week, which you can...

 
 
 
Google in, Google out

GOOGLE IN, GOOGLE OUT

Call it the Triumph of the Stacks. I attended Google I/O this week, and saw a lot of cool things: but what really hit home for me,...

Google I/O 2017 VR keynote live blog

GOOGLE I/O 2017 VR KEYNOTE LIVE BLOG

We're here at day two of Google I/O 2017, and the show starts with a keynote specific to Google's work in VR, led by its head of virtual...

 
 
 
The FCC officially proposes to end net neutrality rules

THE FCC OFFICIALLY PROPOSES TO END NET NEUTRALITY RULES

Today the FCC voted to officially propose an order that would eliminate net neutrality rules as we know them. To be clear, the rules...

Watch Google's I/O 2017 VR keynote right here

WATCH GOOGLE'S I/O 2017 VR KEYNOTE RIGHT HERE

Google's main keynote for its I/O developer conference happened yesterday, but the event isn't over yet. Far from it. Today, the company...