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31Jul/15Off

Uber Is Investing $1B To Grow Its Business In India To 1M Rides Per Day

money cash Not content with raising $1 billion to fund a major expansion in China, Uber has announced that it is putting aside another billion dollars in resources to grow its business in India. Read More

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31Jul/15Off

HTC Spends Nearly $10M On A 15% Stake In Virtual Reality Platform WEVR

HTC-Vive HTC is planning to release its extremely well-received virtual reality headset Vive to consumers later this year, possibly in November. In the meantime, the Taiwanese company is busy building out its VR ecosystem. HTC disclosed that it spent almost $10 million for a 15 percent stake in WEVR, an open VR platform and community based in Los Angeles. Read More

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30Jul/15Off

Samsung And MasterCard Will Launch Samsung Pay Together In Europe

Samsung Pay Samsung and MasterCard, which have been working together to bring Samsung Pay to consumers and merchants around the world, announced today that they will extend their partnership to launch the mobile payment system in Europe. Read More

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30Jul/15Off

Facebook Fuels Ad Tracking By Nagging App Users To Instantly Log In On Safari

Facebook Safari Login 35 million people run into a Facebook email and password login roadblock on iOS each day, and over half of them bounce. That’s why Facebook confirms to me that it’s testing a new tool that lets users log in to Facebook on Safari with one tap, rather than having to type in their credentials — which most don’t. It could ease frustrations for users while boosting… Read More

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30Jul/15Off

Find A Photo, Get A Waffle

Screen Shot 2015-07-30 at 5.07.09 PM About a week ago, the Google Photos team shared this mystical and magical video about a waffle wafel. What could it mean? What is this all about? Why a waffle??!?!?! Well, Google Photos is deploying food trucks to get some help on fine tuning its technology…and for marketing as well, I’m sure. It’s summer time, so companies have to get out and about to get their goods in… Read More

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30Jul/15Off

DogSync Is An App To Help Your Family Keep Track Of Feeding Fido

Photo 2015-07-10, 5 41 39 PM Designed for pet-loving households, DogSync (a recent winner of our patent-pending TC Radio pitch-off) is a task manager that helps families communicate and sync tasks like feeding, walking, or letting out Fido. So how do you sync real-life events like walking your dog? The basic premise behind DogSync is that while extremely lovable, pets require a lot of care. This can get complicated… Read More

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30Jul/15Off

Requiem For The App Revolution

too-many-apps-fb The app revolution is dead. In fact, it died years ago. It had been a good run, but a revolution is no longer a revolution when the model is the status quo. With new apps created every day, the revolution has definitely been televised, commoditized and capitalized. But while the app revolution is dead, a new movement is rising to take its place — the experience evolution. Read More

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30Jul/15Off

Mozilla CEO Sends Angry Open Letter To Microsoft Over Changing Windows 10 Browser Defaults

lego firefox With Edge in Windows 10, Microsoft has finally delivered a capable browser to replace the aging Internet Explorer. Microsoft likes Windows 10 so much, it makes Edge the default browser in Windows 10, even when you’re updating from a system that previously used Chrome or Firefox as the default. Unsurprisingly, Mozilla is not amused and its CEO Chris Beard today wrote an open letter… Read More

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30Jul/15Off

GAO To Congress: Revisit Privacy Concerns Over Facial Recognition Technology

17086044837_c7f38e4dc9_k Today, Sen. Al Franken announced a new report by the GAO on the use of facial recognition technology. Franken has been on the side of looking into the privacy implications on that type of tech and says today that the report shows that there needs to be a set of federal standards in place before widely adopted. Franken said in a release: Over the past several years, we’ve seen… Read More

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30Jul/15Off

Wasting Time With The Joneses

shutterstock_116263732 Starting a company is like attempting to bend the world to your will. There are obstacles at every turn, and it’s never easy. Fundraising is one of those huge obstructions. Not only is the process of finding the true believers akin to finding the proverbial needle in the haystack, it’s also incredibly distracting. Read More

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