Authory wants to help journalists raise their voices

Journalists wanting a neat way to back up and showcase their writing should take a look at Authory: a new service that promises to save...

Vertu is dead

It’s been a long, downward slide for cellphone maker Vertu. The company, founded by Nokia in 1998, was supposed to be a luxury phone provider...

Hear about China’s growing influence on startups at Disrupt SF 2017

The tech communities in China and the U.S. are now talking to each other more than ever. Some of the most ambitious deals involve both...

Facebook is testing a feature to prevent profile pictures being abused by other users

Facebook is introducing a new feature to give users peace of mind around how their profile photo can be used and accessed by others. The social...

CamSoda jumps into the world of paid life-streaming

Have you always wanted to show your messy room to hundreds of people? Want to get paid for the pleasure of streaming your breakfasts, lunches,...

Startups, I’d like to meet you in Columbus

I’m in Columbus this week and I thought we could have a quick meetup in advance of Disrupt SF in September. We’ll be meeting on...

Yahoo SVP Adam Cahan to exit after Verizon acquisition closes

Another high-profile Yahoo executive, SVP of Mobile and Emerging Products Adam Cahan, will leave the company as the acquisition by VerizOath: comes to a close....

Shaka Senghor, a formerly incarcerated individual, launches media startup

At TechCrunch Sessions: Justice today, New York Times bestselling author Shaka Senghor unveiled Mind Blown Media, a new media company that aims to create high-impact...

The consumerization of healthcare

Sam Myers is an investor at Balderton Capital, where he is responsible for the firm's Nordic portfolio and focuses on investments in security,...

Google ends support for its Nik Collection photo editing software

Google rightly took the plaudits when it made its Nik Collection photo editing software available for free last year — removing the product’s $149 price...

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Snap lays off 18 employees in recruiting division

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Social media company Snap Inc (SNAP.N) said on Friday it had laid off 18 people in its recruiting division,...