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Kanye West asked Mark Zuckerberg for $1 billion on Twitter

'All you guys had meetings with me and no one lifted a finger to help...'<p>One of the more surprising threads to emerge from Kanye West's messy release of <i>The Life of Pablo</i> involves his personal finances. If you believe the celebrated rapper, he owes a serious chunk of change: before hitting the</i> …

Self-parking chairs make this office tidy with just a clap

If you're annoyed by slovenly colleagues, their desks full of paper and abandoned cups of tea, and their chairs left askew, Nissan have a solution: …

Intelligent assistant landscape shows slow growth but huge potential

Ever since Apple’s Siri heralded the age of intelligent assistants (IAs) four years ago — followed by Microsoft, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook — pundits have complained that intelligent assistant technology isn’t living up to its promise.<p>The truth is that innovation in this domain, as in all …

Bots

Onfleet Has Powered Over 1 Million On-Demand Deliveries

Onfleet, the company that provides infrastructure for on-demand delivery, recently powered its one millionth delivery. More than half of those deliveries occurred within the last four months, Onfleet CEO Khaled Naim told TechCrunch. Onfleet powers deliveries and logistics for companies like …

HTML5 Responsive Frameworks for Web Developers

Home articles framework HTML5 HTML5 Responsive Frameworks for Web Developers<p>Hemant Joshi<p>09:56:00 articles, framework, HTML5<p>In this post we will be …

Web Design

51 Free Web Design Resources Guaranteed To Help You Design Better

Creating a unique and user-friendly website quickly and effectively can be a stressful and cumbersome task. There are endless possibilities in the …

Tech Blooms In The Saudi Desert As Aerial Scanning Startup FalconViz Takes Flight

Bérénice Magistretti Contributor<p>Bérénice Magistretti is a Swiss freelance writer based in San Francisco. She focuses on startups in Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and emerging markets.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Swiss data analytics company Sophia Genetics could be Switzerland’s next …

Saudi Arabia

Shazam is Making its Way to Retailers with Augmented Reality

Most people will know Shazam as that app you use when you hear a song and don’t know who it’s by. In 2014, the company focused on making its app more purposeful by adding a social recommendation aspect and Rdio and Spotify integration, in which users can scroll through a feed of artists related to …

Tilt-Shift Time-Lapse Filmed from a Drone Makes Detroit Look Amazing

To say that time-lapse video and drone footage is everywhere would be an understatement. YouTube is chalk full of amateur aerial video with the …

Techy Is An On-Demand Repair Service For Laptops

While companies like iCracked have extensive repair networks allowing you to get a phone or tablet repaired in just hours, getting a laptop repaired normally requires making an appointment, dropping your device off, and eventually picking it up days later.<p>Techy (a recent winner of our TC Radio …

Guru, With $2.7 Million In Funding, Simplifies Internal Knowledge Sharing

Given the speed at which startups often grow, disseminating important information to the folks that need it <i>(when they need it)</i> can become a huge hurdle.<p>Guru, started by Boomi founder Rick Nucci, aims to solve that problem.<p>Guru is a Chrome web extension that sits on top of pretty much anything you …

This startup just got another $30 million to take on Salesforce

Scrappy six-year-old sales software startup Base makes no secret of its ambition to win over accounts unhappy with Salesforce.com’s well-established …

LeafLink Raises $750K To Become Salesforce For The Cannabis Industry

LeafLink, an NY-based wholesale management platform for the cannabis industry, has closed a $750k seed round led by group of NY angel investors.<p>The software platform is designed to support participants in a B2B supply chain, providing basic tools designed to save money for retailers and allow …

Cannabis Industry

Long-Haul Trucking Startup Transfix Lands $12 Million Series A

It’s hard to believe, but freight truck operators logged a stunning 54 billion miles in the U.S. last year without carrying any inventory, according to industry data. The reason: they were trying to get to their next gig.<p>That’s alarming news, considering how bad trucking is for the environment. …

CircleUp Raises $30M For Its Consumer Brand Crowdfunding Platform

CircleUp, an AngelList-style crowdfunding platform that consumer retail businesses like food companies use to raise money from outside investors, is announcing some funding of its own today. The company has raised a Series C round of $30 million — growth money it intends to use to build out its …

Startups

EventBoard, A Smart Conference Room Booking Startup, Raises $6.5M

EventBoard, a company that provides software to make conference rooms more efficient, may be based in Salt Lake City, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t found its way into the guts of Silicon Valley.<p>“We’re right downtown, we have a lot of presence in Silicon Valley and San Francisco specifically, but …

Patagonia 8K: Southern Chile and Argentina like you've never seen them before! (video)

Martin Heck at Timestorm Films, who we featured in the past because of his work capturing the beautiful eruption of the Calbuco volcano in Chile, has …

22 Super High Quality Freebies You’ll Want To Download

The newest freebies compilation is here! We selected today 22 <i>super high quality freebies</i> we’re sure you’ll want to download!These freebies are brand …

Graphic Design

16 Web & Graphic Design Trends To Watch In 2016

<i>This just in! Check the</i> <i>all-new Web & Graphic Design Trends post for 2017</i><i>!</i><p>As a web & graphic design agency with an accent in visual storytelling, my …

Digital Archive

Useful Web Apps & Tips for Maximizing Team Productivity

Most web apps on the market focus strictly on web design or prototyping capabilities. A few incorporate or focus entirely on collaboration and/or …

Project Management

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Number26 wants to be your new bank, expands into six new EU countries

Number26, a German startup bank, has now gone live in France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Slovakia and Spain, offering free mobile-only banking services to its customers.<p>The app-based, branch-free bank has so far proven popular with the under-35s, representing two-thirds of its current 80,000-strong …

FinTech

Lego’s new digital system and other “toys-to-life” will be huge this holiday season

Smart toys are getting a lift this year from video game console-connected play figures like Skylanders, Amiibo, and the new Lego Dimensions line.<p>The booming toy segment known as “toys-to-life,” which didn’t even exist five years ago, is expected to propel global smart toy sales, including hardware …

Lego

The Makers of Furious 7's Skyscraper-Jumping Car Just Revealed a New Model

W Motors, famous for the $3.4 million Lykan Hypersport that Vin Diesel jumped through two buildings in Furious 7, introduces the Fenyr SuperSport.<p>Remember Dubai-based W Motors, the company behind that $3.4 million supercar that flew through some buildings in <i>Furious 7</i>? The self-proclaimed "first …

Improbable Launches Spatial OS, An Operating System For Next-Level Data Simulation

It’s been hard to define exactly what Improbable, the London-based company that raised $20 million from Andreessen Horowitz in March, does up until now, but its vision is clearer after it announced Spatial OS — its distributed operating system that is designed to take simulation and data technology …

Operating Systems

These Brothers Want to Transform Everything About Classic Car Auctions

Meet the Keno Brothers. They want to get rid of the car auction establishment. Here's how.<p>I've never bought a $1M car.<p>I've never even bought a $100k car, new or used. I'm in the "budget" vintage school. A 1973 Citroen SM. A 1991 Porsche 928GT. A 1987 911 Targa. I'm 43 years old. Having grown up …

Stunning Electric-Blue Molten Streams From Rare Volcano

Electric-blue molten streams run down the side of an Indonesian volcano , periodically bursting into blue flames that shroud the black night in otherworldly colors. This unique volcano, Kawah Ijen on the eastern edge of Java, erupts molten sulfur and presents tourists with a nighttime show.<p>Olivier …

Why is hi-tech Japan using cassette tapes and faxes?

<b>Japan has a reputation for being fascinated by robots and hi-tech gadgets - a nation at the forefront of manufacturing innovation.</b><p>But the technological reality in many offices is strikingly different.<p>This is a country that uses people to do the work of traffic lights and where big-name companies …

Japan