Crunch Report | Quora Valued At Around $1.8B

 Today’s Stories  Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to turn cloud-based AI into an extension of our brains Duolingo launches paid...

Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

Quora just became the unicorn of subjective human knowledge. After eight years carefully cultivating an intelligent question and answer community, it’s just raised an $85...

The augmented reality gold rush is afoot

Who will be the Pixar of AR? Someone oughta be rounding up Hollywood...

Uber allows more time for sexism probe, expects report by end of May

Uber’s management is expecting an external investigation of its workplace culture to report by the end of May. The investigation was announced earlier this year after a storm of...

Ambient noise could be your next multi-factor authentication token

We’re all pretty used to two-factor authentication now, and it isn’t much of an inconvenience to have to type in a four-digit code when you...

Shopify Pay aims to complete the picture for online checkout

Shopify introduced a new product at its developer conference today, which will reduce friction during online orders and simplify checkout across any stores that run...

Amazon’s new Alexa developer policy now bans all ads except in music and flash...

Amazon has quietly introduced a change to its Alexa Skills Developer agreement aimed...

Pinterest’s Tim Kendall will talk the future of advertising at Disrupt NY 2017

Snap has finally gone public and it’s worth more than $20 billion. Facebook continues to be an advertising behemoth. Google still owns the search ad...

Crunch Report | Juicero Running Dry?

 Today’s Stories  Juicero users find that man trumps machine Facebook will license its new 360 cameras that capture in six degrees of freedom Spotify’s half-priced student pricing expands worldwide Microsoft to shut down Wunderlist...

Planned Parenthood enrolls in 500 startups’ seed program

Planned Parenthood has been threatened repeatedly with defunding in several states since Trump became our 45th president. But has also, as a consequence, received a...