Shyp is preparing for a comeback under new management

Fifteen months after shutting down, Shyp is getting ready to launch again. The startup tweeted today that “We are back! We’re hard at work to rebuild an unparalleled shipping experience. Before we begin operations again, we’d love to hear your feedback in this quick...

Startups Weekly: #CodeCon, the ‘techlash’ and ill-prepared CEOs

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a newsletter published every Saturday that dives into the week’s noteworthy venture capital deals, funds and trends. Before I dive into this week’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Peloton’s upcoming...

How Adam Savage built a real Iron Man suit that flies

We went behind the scenes with former MythBusters star Adam Savage for his new series Savage Builds. In the first episode Adam builds a titanium Iron Man suit modeled directly from Marvel Studios, with the hopes of actually flying it. Subscribe to CNET:...

Where is the EU going on tech and competition policy?

Huge technology policy questions are looming for whoever takes the top jobs at the European Union in the coming months. Decisions that could radically reshape tech business models, reconfigure the competitive landscape and change the relationship between Internet...

ThinkGeek.com to close, replaced as a section of GameStop

Sad news for anyone who loves geeky goods and top-notch April Fools’ jokes: ThinkGeek.com, the 20-year-old online retailer known for selling more geek-centric gadgets and peripherals than you could fit in a TARDIS, is going away. According to an FAQ sitting at the top...

How to make remote work work

Every time I see a “the future of work is remote” article, I think to myself: “How backwards! How retro! How quaint!” That future is now, for many of us. I’ve been a fully remote developer-turned-CTO for a full decade. So I’m always baffled by people still wrestling...

How to negotiate term sheets with strategic investors

Alex Gold Contributor Alex Gold is co-founder of Myia, an intelligent health platform employing novel biometric data to predict and prevent costly medical events. Previously, Alex was Venture Partner at BCG Digital Ventures and a co-founder of Traction, a marketplace...

Get 2 months of Extra Crunch for $2

We’re excited to announce a special promotion for Extra Crunch. Starting today, new users signing up for Extra Crunch will get a trial rate of $2 for the first 2 months. After the trial period ends, you’ll be moved over to our monthly plan for $15 per month. This...

Apply to the TechCrunch Hackathon at Disrupt SF 2019

The TechCrunch Hackathon is shaping up to be a huge battle royale, but we still have room for a few more creative coders, hackers and outright webmonsters to join us at Disrupt San Francisco 2019 on October 2-4 for a chance to win $10,000. It won’t cost you a thing to...

NASA is building the most powerful rocket ever

NASA is building the rocket it hopes will get us back to the moon by 2024, the Space Launch System. We take look at what will soon be the world’s most powerful rocket. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists:...

E3 2019 Summarized By A Scottish Person

Mark takes you on a tour of E3 and doesn’t hold anything back. (We can’t understand a word of anything he says either – but he’s a very nice Scotsman!) Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists:...

Fiverr shares climb 90% in first day of trading

Freelance marketplace Fiverr had a good first day on the New York Stock Exchange. The company priced its IPO at $21 per share last night, raising around $111 million. It then started trading this morning at $26, with shares climbing for most of the day and closing at...

Pixel 4 photo released by Google

Google shakes things up by tweeting out a picture showing the back of the Pixel 4. Guess what? It matches the leaks! There’s plenty we still don’t know about the next Pixel, but what there is to know, we’ll share with you! Subscribe to CNET:...

iPhone 11 clue found in iOS 13 beta

The developer beta for iOS 13 hints at a switch from Lightning to USB-C in the next iPhone — and the other iPhone feature that may be on the chopping block for the 2019 iPhone lineup. The latest on the MacPro: https://cnet.co/2RbglSA Subscribe to CNET:...

Demo your early-stage startup at the TechCrunch Summer Party

Nothing says summer in Silicon Valley better than the TechCrunch Summer Party. In its 14th year, we’re celebrating the startup spirit and culture at the Park Chalet, San Francisco’s coastal beer garden, on July 25. Who doesn’t love ocean views? And nothing says...

LG V50 ThinQ review: Big 5G phone with a big price

The LG V50 has a 6.4-inch display, 5G connectivity and costs over $1,100, but is it worth it just for 5G? Read more about our LG V50 ThinQ review: https://cnet.co/2F8bL2O LG G8 ThinQ review: A follower, not a leader: https://youtu.be/sTZ9YtPJrxo Subscribe to CNET:...

Daily Crunch: Telegram faces new attack in China

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 every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Telegram faces DDoS attack in China… again The popular encrypted messaging...

Calendar influencers? Event social network IRL raises $8M

Why is there no app where you can follow party animals, concert snobs, or conference butterflies for their curated suggestions of events? That’s the next phase of social calendar app IRL that’s launching today on iOS to help you make and discuss plans with friends or...

Target Circle and TapHeaven team up in a mobile marketing merger

Target Circle and TapHeaven have announced that they’re merging into a single company under the Target Circle brand. TapHeaven co-founder and CEO Chris Hoyt, who is becoming chief growth officer at the combined organization, said the two companies have been “trying to...

AT&T cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold orders

AT&T has cancelled early orders for the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Tom’s Guide first reported the cancellation, noting that AT&T said the Galaxy Fold would be available again to order as soon as Samsung announces a new launch date. The Samsung Galaxy Fold was...

Willo is a robot that wants to replace your toothbrush

If you think about it, the basic concept of a toothbrush hasn’t evolved since… forever. Sure, many people have switched to an electric toothbrush, but it remains a stick with a brush at the end. Willo thinks that’s not good enough. The company has developed an oral...