Benchmark: We should have sued Kalanick sooner

The saga between Benchmark Capital and former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick continues. Following last week’s lawsuit revelation, Benchmark penned a public letter to Uber employees,...

Opera shuts down Max

Only a few years ago, Opera Max was the rising star in the browser maker’s portfolio. The service offered a system-wide data-saving proxy that funnelled...

Facebook is rolling out a Trending News section on mobile, now with its own...

Facebook is rolling out a “Trending News” section on mobile that includes its own link in the app’s main navigation. This follows the company’s earlier announcement...

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 will feature some of tech’s wildest success stories

Time is marching on — sometimes at an alarming rate — and we’re quickly approaching TechCrunch’s annual huge conference in San Francisco. TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017...

Another record low for Snap after 14% drop post earnings

Snap, the Snapchat parent, has had a very difficult ride in the stock market since debuting in March. After pricing its IPO at $17 and...

Plasticity wants to help chatbots seem less robotic

Y Combinator backed Plasticity is tackling the problem of getting software systems to better understand text, using deep learning models trained to understand what they’re reading...

SoundCloud saved by emergency funding as CEO steps aside

SoundCloud has just closed the necessary funding round to keep the struggling music service afloat. CEO Alex Ljung will step aside though remain chairman as...

Sleeperbot is the best place to host your fantasy football league this season

Sleeperbot, which has raised about $2M in seed funding from Birchmere VC and Expa, and boasts hundreds of thousands of users, calls itself Slack for...

Snap sold fewer than 42K Spectacles, down 35% in Q2

Snap’s Spectacles sunglasses may prove to be more of a fad than a must-have device. Snap revealed during its call following weak Q2 earnings that...

Snap founders won’t sell shares despite plummeting price

Snap has an awful Q2 earnings report… but at least its dancing AR hot dog was viewed 1.5 billion times. To prove their confidence, co-founders...

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Acer goes bananas, launches 15 new products in one go

At Acer's global press conference in New York, the company unveiled a staggering 15 new products in one go including new gaming laptops,...

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