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Following a record year, Illinois startups kick off 2019 on a strong foot

FOLLOWING A RECORD YEAR, ILLINOIS STARTUPS KICK OFF 2019 ON A STRONG FOOT

Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News . More posts by this contributor SoftBank's...

WATCH BUILDERS CONSTRUCT A LIFE-SIZE CHEVY TRUCK WITH 300,000 LEGO BRICKS

Behold, the LEGO Chevrolet Silverado. The full-size truck is basically a giant ad for Chevy and the new LEGO Movie, which is due out...

 
 
 
Welcome to the abnormalization of transportation

WELCOME TO THE ABNORMALIZATION OF TRANSPORTATION

Bill Goodwin Contributor Share on Twitter Bill Goodwin is the head of legal policy at Airmap . Tyler Finn Contributor Tyler Finn is...

 
 
 

SNAP'S EXEC TEAM CONTINUES TO SHRINK AS MORE REPORTS OF INTERNAL DRAMA SURFACE

Days after Snap announced the departure of its CFO , reports have emerged that the company's HR chief was asked to leave following...

FACEBOOK FEARS NO FTC FINE

Reports emerged today that the FTC is considering a fine against Facebook that would be the largest ever from the agency. Even if it...

 
 
 
Free to play games rule the entertainment world with $88 billion in revenue

FREE TO PLAY GAMES RULE THE ENTERTAINMENT WORLD WITH $88 BILLION IN REVENUE

They may be free, but they sure pay. Games with no upfront cost but a plethora of other ways to make money generated a mind-blowing...

Curious 23andMe twin results show why you should take DNA testing with a grain of salt

CURIOUS 23ANDME TWIN RESULTS SHOW WHY YOU SHOULD TAKE DNA TESTING WITH A GRAIN OF SALT

If you've ever enthusiastically sent your spit off in the mail, you were probably anxious for whatever unexpected insights the current...

 
 
 

FANDUEL COFOUNDER TOM GRIFFITHS JUST CLOSED A SEED ROUND FOR HIS DECIDEDLY NONCONTROVERSIAL NEW STARTUP, HONE

Tom Griffiths has founded four companies, two of which “weren't much to write home about,” he jokes. The third captured the world's...

Wine-by-the-glass subscription service Vinebox raises $5.9 million

WINE-BY-THE-GLASS SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE VINEBOX RAISES $5.9 MILLION

One SF startup wants you to get home from a day at work and polish off a bottle of wine by yourself. Vinebox isn't really trying to...

 
 
 

SALESFORCE IS BUILDING NEW TOWER IN DUBLIN AND ADDING HUNDREDS OF JOBS

Salesforce put the finishing touches on a tower in San Francisco last year. In October, it announced Salesforce Tower in Atlanta and...

SONY VENTURE ARM INVESTS IN GEOCODING STARTUP WHAT3WORDS

Sony's venture capital arm has invested in what3words, the startup that has divided the entire world into 57 trillion 3-by-3 meter...

 
 
 

ALPHABET'S VERILY SCORES FDA CLEARANCE FOR ITS ECG MONITOR

Big week for Google wearable news - which, honestly, I not a phrase I expected to write in 2019. But a day after the company announced...

CORRUPTION AT DJI MAY COST THE COMPANY $150 MILLION

DJI, the world's leading maker of consumer drones, said today that extensive corruption discovered within the company could lead to...

 
 
 
Facebook is secretly building LOL, a cringey teen meme hub

FACEBOOK IS SECRETLY BUILDING LOL, A CRINGEY TEEN MEME HUB

How do you do, fellow kids? After Facebook Watch, Lasso, and IGTV failed to become hits with teens, the company has been quietly developing...

RESERVE YOUR DEMO TABLE TODAY FOR THE TECHCRUNCH WINTER PARTY AT GALVANIZE

There are just three short weeks until Silicon Valley's startup community takes a night off to relax, connect and get down at the 2nd...

 
 
 

VETERAN GOOGLER HEADS TO LYFT TO LEAD 1,000-PLUS PERSON ENGINEERING TEAM

Eisar Lipkovitz, a veteran Google executive who most recently led the video and display advertising team there, is leaving the company...

BACKING CULTURE GENESIS, T.I. LAUNCHES TECH CYPHA, AN INVESTMENT SYNDICATE FOR TECH DEALS

With an inaugural investment into the Los Angeles-based entertainment startup Culture Genesis , Clifford Harris Jr., who's better known...

 
 
 
Daily Crunch: Tesla cuts its workforce

DAILY CRUNCH: TESLA CUTS ITS WORKFORCE

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch's roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you'd like to get this delivered to your inbox...

GOOGLE STARTS PULLING UNVETTED ANDROID APPS THAT ACCESS CALL LOGS AND SMS MESSAGES

Google is removing apps from Google Play that request permission to access call logs and SMS text message data but haven't been manually...

 
 
 



The Full Mortal Kombat 11 Roster So Far

The Full Mortal Kombat 11 Roster So Far

The Mortal Kombat 11 reveal event lived up to its name , laying bare a number of new details. The biggest remaining mystery is who's filling out the character roster... Read more ...

Deal: Save $110 on a refurbished Apple HomePod smart speaker, today only

Deal: Save $110 on a refurbished Apple HomePod smart speaker, today only

Deep price cuts for Apple products are quite rare, especially if we're talking about rather new devices. Despite the fact that Apple's latest smart speaker, the HomePod doesn't... Read more ...

Workout with Anker's SoundBuds Curve Bluetooth Earbuds at a new low price

Workout with Anker's SoundBuds Curve Bluetooth Earbuds at a new low price

These headphones are capable of lasting for over 12 hours on a single charge. Anker's SoundBuds Curve Bluetooth headphones drop to $17.99 at Amazon when you clip the coupon on... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ could feature a larger or faster charging...

Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ could feature a larger or faster charging battery

Tomorrow, we will be one month away from the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and the foldable that could go by the name Galaxy Fold. We know that the clock is... Read more ...

Chevy made a life-size Silverado pickup with Lego bricks

Chevy made a life-size Silverado pickup with Lego bricks

Building life-size replicas of cars from Lego is far from a fresh idea these days, but seeing the finished creation is still just as impressive as ever, especially when... Read more ...

January Security update available for Nokia 1 too

January Security update available for Nokia 1 too

Nokia 1 has started receiving January Android Security update (2019) now in some markets. The update brings only the January Android security patch. For all software update... Read more ...

Our Most Anticipated Horror Games Of 2019

Our Most Anticipated Horror Games Of 2019

The horror genre went into hiding in 2018, but is poised to return in a big way this year, beginning with the release of Resident Evil 2 on January 25. The year ahead is... Read more ...

Get your hands on this discounted AmazonBasics Gaming Keyboard for $15

Get your hands on this discounted AmazonBasics Gaming Keyboard for $15

Improve your game with this customizable keyboard. The AmazonBasics Gaming Keyboard is on sale for just $15.22 at Amazon currently. Though it regularly sells for up to $36, it... Read more ...

Galaxy S10 benchmark hints at 6GB RAM for the base model

Galaxy S10 benchmark hints at 6GB RAM for the base model

It is now only a month until February 20th, when the new Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone family made up of at least three models, will finally be unveiled in San Francisco... Read more ...

Un meurtrier trahi par le GPS de sa montre connectée

Un meurtrier trahi par le GPS de sa montre connectée

Avec les objets connectés, la police et la justice disposent de nouvelles sources de preuves dans le cadre d'affaires judiciaires. L'auteur d'un double meurtre a été trahi par... Read more ...