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How to read fiction to build a startup

How to read fiction to build a startup

“The book itself is a curious artefact, not showy in its technology but complex and extremely efficient: a really neat little device, compact, often very pleasant to look at and handle, that can...

ClassPass, Gfycat, StreetEasy hit in latest round of mass site hacks

ClassPass, Gfycat, StreetEasy hit in latest round of mass site hacks

In just a week, a single seller put close to 750 million records from 24 hacked sites up for sale. Now, the hacker has struck again. The hacker, whose identity isn’t known, began listing us...

Investor momentum builds for construction tech

Investor momentum builds for construction tech

Mary Ann Azevedo Contributor Mary Ann Azevedo covers startups and tech at Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor Although it’s not the sexiest of industries, the hefty construction sect...

Visa and Mastercard could raise interchange fees

Visa and Mastercard could raise interchange fees

According to a report from the WSJ, Visa and Mastercard are considering raising interchange fees on card transactions in the U.S. Visa and Mastercard generate most of their revenue from these small pr...

Startups Weekly: Is Y Combinator’s latest cohort too big?

Startups Weekly: Is Y Combinator’s latest cohort too big?

Greetings from Chittorgarh, one of my stops on a two-week excursion through Goa and Rajasthan, India. I’ve been a little too busy exploring, photographing cows and monkeys and eating a lot of de...

Steve Jurvetson tells all: about his new $200 million fund, his new partner, his new shopping list, and more

Steve Jurvetson tells all: about his new $200 million fund, his new partner, his new shopping list, and more

Steve Jurvetson is staging a comeback, disclosing today that his new San Francisco-based, early-stage venture firm Future Ventures, has raised $200 million for its debut fund. “It’s good t...

Apple acquires talking Barbie voicetech startup PullString

Apple acquires talking Barbie voicetech startup PullString

Apple has just bought up the talent it needs to make talking toys a part of Siri, HomePod, and its voice strategy. Apple has acquired PullString, also known as ToyTalk, according to Axios’ Dan P...

Marriott now lets you check if you’re a victim of the Starwood hack

Marriott now lets you check if you’re a victim of the Starwood hack

Hotel chain giant Marriott will now let you check if you’re a victim of the Starwood hack. The company confirmed to TechCrunch that it has put in place “a mechanism to enable guests to loo...

Plant-based food company Just says traditional meat and dairy companies make great partners

Plant-based food company Just says traditional meat and dairy companies make great partners

TC Video Gregory Manalo 1 day We visited JUST headquarters to try out its latest product, JUST Egg. Udi Lazimy showed us the vast plant library, Chingyao walks us through their Discovery Platform, and...

Twitter considering a tweet ‘clarifying’ function

Twitter considering a tweet ‘clarifying’ function

Clarification hasn’t always been Twitter’s strong suit. Fittingly, there’s a bit of confusion around the longstanding suggestion that the service could add an “edit” butt...

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