All over the world, language barriers are limiting the ability of refugees and immigrants to seek help, and aid workers to provide it. Tarjimly is a new service that connects people who speak one language but need to speak in another, with a person who speaks both — in just a couple minutes.
Welcome back to TechCrunch Mixtape, the podcast where Megan Rose Dickey and I, Henry Oliver Pickavet, talk about some of the stories of the week that we feel like talking about. This week it was dogs, working out and mac and cheese. BarkBox creators Bark and Co. decided that Nashville, Tenn.
When we think about designing our dream home, we don’t think of having a thousand roommates in the same room with no doors or walls. Yet in today’s workplace where we spend most of our day,
Unicorn exits are taking flight. With the IPO window wide open, an apparent record number of venture-backed companies privately valued over $1 billion have launched public offerings this year.
As money and talent flows into the crypto and blockchain worlds, a persistent question keeps coming up: what is going to be the “killer app” that drives adoption for these nascent technologies? The answer may well be quite simple: gaming in Asia. That’s the theory for Cryptokitties,
The action you take within the next 48 hours could change your life. That’s how much time you have left to apply to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield, our world-renowned pitch competition, which takes place at Disrupt Berlin 2018 on November 29-30.
If you’re a certain age, it’s likely that you’ve never given a second thought to buying a municipal bond or the process of bond buying, even if you’ve intuited, rightly, that’s it’s an intentionally opaque business. Yet there could be a big opportunity for startups,
It's been a while since I defragged — years, probably, because these days for a number of reasons computers don't really need to. But perhaps it is we who need to defrag.
The order to roll back net neutrality may have been made (though it’s not quite in effect yet), but the fight to restore it is ongoing.
HackerRank, the skills-based recruiting platform and online coding challenge community, today announced that it has raised a $30 million Series C funding round led by JMI Equity, a fund that specializes in helping software companies scale. Exiting investors Khosla Ventures, Battery Ventures,
If you’ve ever tried to order and source products from overseas you likely know the process is broken.
We run through how IBM solutions help enhance the experience for tennis fans and increase efficiency during Wimbledon and how these solutions can be applied to your business.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/05/21/game-set-and-perfect-match-wimbledon-and-ibm/
英国财政大臣乔治·奥斯波尼(George Osborne)周三宣布了一项新的征税计划，准备征收25%的“谷歌税”(Google Tax)，以此来填补跨国公司将利润转移到低税率地区的纳税漏洞。
星巴克再也不希望顾客买杯咖啡匆匆地来了就走。 12 月 5 日，星巴克第一家臻选咖啡（Reserve）烘焙体验馆在西雅图国会山附近开业。在这里，顾客可以看到原装咖啡豆从拆封、烘焙到做成咖啡的全过程。星巴克第 ... ...
Autonomous cars are coming, and we generally think that’s pretty great. It’ll reserve the driving for the enthusiasts, much the same way cars reserved horses for enthusiasts. But Zach Kanter over at Quartz thinks driverless vehicles will kill millions of jobs, all within ten years.
PayPal president Dan Schulman wants to make a payments platform that every merchant and consumer will use — regardless of deviceThe 57-year-old executive, who previously spent four years at American Express, said as much on Thursday during a PayPal media event in San Francisco:
Edward Snowden just joined Twitter. Everyone’s favorite whistleblower and data privacy advocate is gaining followers fast, but is only following one account at current: the NSA. Touché, Edward. Follow him @snowden.Read more...
Dell announced today that their Precision line of laptops and desktops workstations will be refreshed with new hardware, better performance, and a thinner, lighter form factor. The lineup of mobile workstations will be getting...