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At its I/O developer conference today, Google announced Android Pay, a new payments solution native to its mobile operating system. In addition to making it easier to pay at a merchant's point of sale
Google’s I/O developer conference for 2015 kicks off today, with a keynote that begins at 9:30 AM PT. Google typically uses this to make big, splashy announcements about its software platforms a
Happy holiday Friday, team, and welcome to another episode of CrunchWeek. This time around, we remain camped out in the CrunchBase offices while TCHQ undergoes reconstructive surgery, Our own Kyle Rus
The Aria is an add-on band that measures movement in the wrist to control smart watches with finger gestures. Compatible with Android Wear and the Pebble Time, their module slots in to an existing ban
Storehouse, the iOS-centric app for sharing stories from your photos and videos, now lets you tag friends in stories using the familiar '@-mention.' In a world (read this in the trailer guy's voice) w
Basis, the Intel subsidiary that builds watches for tracking your health and sleep habits, is today dropping a lighter, classier version of its Peak tracker made from titanium. It's also launching a n
The competitive landscape for app development tool providers continues to become tighter, with Meteor Development Group raising $20 million for its stack of frameworks and tools for developing web and
Automatic, a startup whose sensor-and-software combo has been described as "Fitbit for your car," is today rolling out a software development kit and new hardware that turn your car into a platform fo
Building a workforce that can scale with demand is no easy task for on-demand startups (or the traditional companies than now compete with them for labor), so OnboardIQ has raised $1.65 million in see
Los Angeles-based, on-demand storage startup Clutter has raised $2 million to acquire more customers in areas it operates in and expand to Orange County and San Diego over the coming months. Clutte
Narrative, the startup whose cameras are built to surreptitiously capture moments throughout a person's day, has put its second-generation camera up for pre-order on its website.
Workflow, an app originally built to let you automate frequent tasks on your iPhone or iPad, is one of the few apps available on the Apple Watch that seems like it's only a few iterations from the for
Happy Friday friends, and welcome back to another episode of CrunchWeek. This week, camped out on the fourth floor of our office with the CrunchBase crew, Kyle Russell, Sarah Buhr, and your humble sup
On this week’s AppleCast, we discuss the overblown reaction to the news (gasp!) that people might steal your Apple Watch. There’s also more news coming in about potential Apple TV features
Thirty companies pitched their products and business to investors in the press today, and they all had impressive stats for revenue, addressable markets, and growth. Still, some startups just hit the
Lily is marketing to the family who wants an extra hand for documenting gatherings.
Mobile link sharing is a clumsy rigmarole of app switching and copy & pasting. So to get more people posting links, Facebook is testing an in-app keyword search engine that lets you find websites
This week we’re happy to have survived TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2015 intact, so we talked a bit about how the Apple Watch seemed to make that process a lot easier to handle. The device lets you foc
With their twelfth batch of companies set to demo to investors and the press next week, 500 Startups is announcing the thirteenth batch of companies to go through its accelerator.
One of the most interesting problems facing the technology industry is getting the billions of unconnected people around the world online. Facebook and Google think aerial drones are the answer, wi