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Elon Musk's Neuralink looks to begin outfitting human brains with faster input and output starting next year

ELON MUSK'S NEURALINK LOOKS TO BEGIN OUTFITTING HUMAN BRAINS WITH FASTER INPUT AND OUTPUT STARTING NEXT YEAR

Neuralink, the Elon Musk-led startup that the multi-entrepreneur founded in 2017, is working on technology that's based around ‘threads'...

APPLE REPORTEDLY PLANNING TO FUND CREATION OF EXCLUSIVE ORIGINAL PODCASTS

Apple is said to be planning to bankroll the creation of original podcasts from third-parties that it will offer exclusively on its...

 
 
 
AI photo editor FaceApp goes viral again on iOS, raises questions about photo library access

AI PHOTO EDITOR FACEAPP GOES VIRAL AGAIN ON IOS, RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT PHOTO LIBRARY ACCESS

FaceApp. So. The app has gone viral again after first doing so two years ago or so. The effect has gotten better but these apps, like...

IOS and Android are about to get a bunch of new emoji

IOS AND ANDROID ARE ABOUT TO GET A BUNCH OF NEW EMOJI

Tomorrow is World Emoji Day. Why is there a World Emoji Day? No idea! But it's tomorrow! To recognize the day, Apple and Google have...

 
 
 

CES WILL ALLOW SEX TECH ON A ONE-YEAR TRIAL BIAS, AND FINALLY BANS BOOTH BABES

The Consumer Technology Association, the organization behind the annual Consumer Electronics Show, is slowly getting up to speed with...

FINAL TICKETS TO OUR 14TH ANNUAL TECHCRUNCH SUMMER PARTY

One of Silicon Valley's most fun and enduring traditions - the 14th Annual TechCrunch Summer Party - takes place on July 25. If you...

 
 
 

RETAIL ROLE PLAY

Joe Apprendi Contributor Joe Apprendi is a general partner at Revel Partners . More posts by this contributor The new era in mobile Big...

AMAZON PRIME DAY SEES COMPETITION FROM MORE THAN EXPECTED NUMBER OF RETAILERS

Amazon's Prime Day continues to gain competition from rival retailers piggybacking on the annual event with their own sales. Ahead...

 
 
 

PETER THIEL SAYS ELIZABETH WARREN IS ‘DANGEROUS,' WARREN RESPONDS: ‘GOOD'

Senator Elizabeth Warren doesn't seem too unhappy about being labeled “dangerous” by investor Peter Thiel . Thiel, who co-founded PayPal,...

Minecraft Earth starts rolling out in beta in Seattle and London

MINECRAFT EARTH STARTS ROLLING OUT IN BETA IN SEATTLE AND LONDON

If you've been waiting to check out Minecraft Earth ( Mojang's Pokemon GO-style augmented reality reimagining of its hugely popular...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK REPORTEDLY HASN'T CONTACTED THE REGULATOR IT SAYS WILL OVERSEE LIBRA'S PRIVACY AND DATA SECURITY

A Swiss regulatory agency that Facebook executive David Marcus said in Congressional testimony would be responsible for overseeing...

JAPAN AEROSPACE EXPLORATION AGENCY AND TOYOTA SIGN 3-YEAR DEAL TO DEVELOP A FUEL CELL MOON ROVER

Toyota will work with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on a fuel cell Moon rover vehicle, with a target launch date of a Moon...

 
 
 
Daily Crunch: Facebook and Libra go to Washington

DAILY CRUNCH: FACEBOOK AND LIBRA GO TO WASHINGTON

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...

ONE OF UBER'S FLYING TAXI PARTNERS JUST RAISED A $25 MILLION SERIES A ROUND

Uber Air, the transportation company's upcoming flying taxi service, needs vehicle partners in order to make it a reality. Karem Aircraft,...

 
 
 
Social chat app Capture launches to take a shot at less viral success

SOCIAL CHAT APP CAPTURE LAUNCHES TO TAKE A SHOT AT LESS VIRAL SUCCESS

At first glance launching a new social app may seem as sensible a startup idea as plunging headfirst into shark-infested waters. But...

WHAT SEED-STAGE DILUTION TELLS US ABOUT CHANGING INVESTOR EXPECTATIONS

Dale Chang Contributor Share on Twitter Dale Chang is the Operating Partner at Scale Venture Partners , where he advises portfolio...

 
 
 

ELON MUSK IS RAISING THE PRICE OF TESLA'S “FULL SELF-DRIVING” FEATURE BY ANOTHER $1,000

The price of a Tesla vehicle equipped with “full self-driving” is about to get more expensive, the second time in the past several...

JEFFREY KATZENBERG'S QUIBI PARTNERS WITH NBC NEWS FOR A DAILY NEWS SHOW AIMED AT MILLENNIALS

NBC News today announced an exclusive partnership with Jeffrey Katzenberg's upcoming mobile streaming service, Quibi , which will see...

 
 
 

WITH HELP FROM ‘GAME OF THRONES,' HBO CONQUERS NETFLIX IN EMMY NOMINATIONS

When the Emmy nominations were announced last year, Netflix had a big win, overtaking HBO for the first time. But this year, HBO is...

WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM DTC SUCCESS WITH TV ADS

Kevin Krim and Sebastian Chiu Contributor Share on Twitter Kevin Krim is EDO 's President & CEO. His 21-year career has spanned search,...

 
 
 



Amazon cuts up to 40% off on Moto G and Z smartphones on Prime Day

Amazon cuts up to 40% off on Moto G and Z smartphones on Prime Day

Today at Prime Day, Amazon is exclusively offering selected items on the Moto G and Z family at a discounted price of up to 40%. Take this chance and check them out as we've... Read more ...

Walmart post-Prime Day sale: 4K TV, Apple, and Nintendo Switch deals

Walmart post-Prime Day sale: 4K TV, Apple, and Nintendo Switch deals

Prime Day 2019 has come to an end for Amazon, but that doesn't mean the deals are over. Walmart's Prime Day sale. Walmart's Prime Day sale lasts all day today, extending a... Read more ...

These are Prime Day's best deals for $100 or less

These are Prime Day's best deals for $100 or less

Having a hard time keeping up with all of the Prime Deals out there? We don't blame you. Amazon's got an insane amount of stuff up for sale across a variety of price points... Read more ...

Dell Black Friday in July continues with £220 off the Dell Inspiron 17

Dell Black Friday in July continues with £220 off the Dell Inspiron 17

Amazon Prime Day is over for another year, but Dell's Black Friday in July event continues, with more 'Mega Deals' in store for us today, July 17. With a name like Mega Deals... Read more ...

Prime Day 2019's best unlocked smartphone deals: Pixel 3, Samsung, Nokia...

Prime Day 2019's best unlocked smartphone deals: Pixel 3, Samsung, Nokia, and more

If you're in the market for a new cell phone and you don't want to be tethered to your carrier until you pay it off, boy oh boy does Prime Day 2019 have some killer deals for... Read more ...

Elon Musk's Neuralink can ‘read' a rat's brain

Elon Musk's Neuralink can ‘read' a rat's brain

Elon Musk's ambitious brain-computer interface company, Neuralink, finally told us today what it's been up to. As per Bloomberg's report, it can ‘read' a rat's mind with the... Read more ...

The 10 best deals of Prime Day 2019, day 2

The 10 best deals of Prime Day 2019, day 2

Well, bargain hunters, we're in the home stretch now! Day 2 of Prime Day 2019 is wrapping up and we've seen all the great deals we're going to see this year. The good news is... Read more ...

The Best Last Minute Amazon Prime Day Deals You Can Buy Right Now

The Best Last Minute Amazon Prime Day Deals You Can Buy Right Now

Amazon Prime Day 2019 has had the best deals we've seen compared to any other Prime Day before it, in many cases dropping prices lower even than Black Friday. But it's all... Read more ...

Vivo Z5 launching on July 31 in China

Vivo Z5 launching on July 31 in China

While we await VIVO's first 5G smartphone to hit the market in China, the company is now set to refresh its Z-series and mid-range smartphone... Read more ...

Why the Fire TV Stick 4K is Prime Day's best streaming deal

Why the Fire TV Stick 4K is Prime Day's best streaming deal

Pay $25, get 4K streaming and built-in Alexa. It doesn't get much better. Thanks to the rise of services such as Netflix, Hulu, Sling TV, and more, streaming boxes/dongles have... Read more ...