Playbuzz unveils a new editor for writing articles chock full of interactive content

Playbuzz helps online publishers make their content more interactive by adding elements like polls and galleries. Until recently, those elements have taken the form of widgets that...

SF city attorney seeks court order to force Lyft and Uber to hand over...

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is seeking a court order to force both Uber and Lyft to share records on driver safety, disability access...

Playkey raises $2.8M to fund its US expansion

Playkey, a game streaming service we saw earlier this year at Disrupt NY, has just closed an additional $2.8 million round of funding from Russia’s...

Silent Echo lets you chat with Alexa over Slack

Want to chat with Alexa via Slack? A new bot called Silent Echo now makes that possible. The idea is that there are times when...

Dropbox CTO Aditya Agarwal is leaving

Aditya Agarwal, who came in to Dropbox from its acquisition of Cove way back in 2012 and was given the CTO role last year, will...

AngelList co-founder Babak Nivi out ‘for my own reasons’

“Mr. Nivi has no role at the company” AngelList COO Graham Jenkin told TechCrunch in response to questions regarding the curious absence of the investment...

The very first question to answer when taking on new investors

Brian Rich is managing partner and co-founder of Catalyst Investors and serves on the Executive Committee for the NVCA Board of Directors. Fundraising is...

Uber’s SVP of leadership and strategy says she hasn’t seen any toxicity

Uber SVP of Leadership and Strategy Frances Frei is optimistic about the future of Uber, despite the allegations of sexual harassment, greyballing and an executive...

Cargo wants to put a vending machine in every Uber

How many times have you been in an Uber or Lyft and wanted a few Advil, or a 5-hour Energy? While some enterprising ridesharing drivers...

Luma launches a home tech support service for $5 a month

The Luma was a compelling product when it was announced back in late-2015 — we even went so far as declaring the WiFi-extending home mesh...

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The heist is on for Rupert Grint in first trailer for...

Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint stars in the upcoming Snatch television series based on Guy Ritchie's 2000 film and the first trailer premiered...