Truffle now lets you share your food tips via iMessage

While you’ve already got Yelp and other apps to help you figure out where to eat, Truffle is designed specifically for sharing recommendations with friends...

Blue Apron is laying off hundreds of employees

As Blue Apron approaches its next earnings report in a couple of weeks, the company said Wednesday that it is laying off 6 percent of...

Wattpad’s storytelling app, now with 60M monthly users, adds a subscription service

Wattpad, the company behind a suite of apps for reading and sharing stories – including a fairly popular “chat fiction” app Tap, a rival to...

Pinterest opens up search advertising in its Ads Manager

Pinterest began rolling out targeted ads based on searches for its partners earlier this year, giving it another moment in time to catch potential customers...

SelfMade helps businesses post better photos online

SelfMade brings professional photo editing to your phone — yes, literally. The startup, which is announcing that it has raised $11 million in funding, was founded by...

Google Maps ditches automatic calorie estimates after users say it’s not helpful and even...

Google Maps will remove a widely criticized experimental iOS feature that estimated how many calories its users could potentially burn by walking a route. A...

Opternative sues Warby Parker for allegedly stealing its online eye exam

Eyewear ecommerce giant Warby Parker is accused of signing partnership contracts and NDAs with online eyeglass prescription test startup Opternative, then stealing the technology to...

Facebook acquires anonymous teen compliment app tbh, will let it run

Facebook wants tbh to be its next Instagram. Today, Facebook announced it’s acquiring positivity-focused polling startup tbh and will allow it to operate somewhat independently...

Fandango is acquiring rival online ticketer MovieTickets.com

A consolidation in the advance movie ticketing space is happening today, with Fandango’s announcement that it’s acquiring rival MovieTickets.com for an undisclosed sum. The deal,...

Games developer Supersolid raises $4M Series A round led by Index Ventures

Supersolid, a London-based mobile games developer with more than 50 million downloads under its belt, is best known for the smash hit games like Super...

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Continental, Osram plan vehicle lighting joint venture: Wirtschaftswoche

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Continental (CONG.DE) and Osram (OSRn.DE) are planning to set up a joint venture to develop lighting products for the...

TiVo tests a cloud DVR