In the Accelerator over the Sea – TechCrunch

In the Accelerator over the Sea – TechCrunch

In our oceans the scale of disasters is measured in millions, billions, and trillions, while solutions amount to single digits: individuals or institutions working to impact a chosen issue with approaches often both brilliant and quixotic. Putting such individuals in close contact with both whales and billionaires is the strange alchemy being attempted by the […]

This brilliant app waits on hold for you – TechCrunch

This brilliant app waits on hold for you – TechCrunch

DoNotPay helps you get out of parking tickets, cancel forgotten subscriptions, and now it can call you when it’s your turn in a customer service phone queue. The app today is launching “Skip Waiting On Hold”. Just type in the company you need to talk to, and DoNotPay calls for you using tricks to get […]

LinkedIn now supports real-world events – TechCrunch

LinkedIn now supports real-world events – TechCrunch

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. LinkedIn gets physical, debuts Events hub for people to plan in-person networking events LinkedIn is bringing its professional networking features into […]

This app waits on hold for you – TechCrunch

This app waits on hold for you – TechCrunch

DoNotPay helps you get out of parking tickets, cancel forgotten subscriptions, and now it can call you when it’s your turn in a customer service phone queue. The app today is launching “Skip Waiting On Hold”. Just type in the company you need to talk to, and DoNotPay calls for you using tricks to get […]

Uber integrates electric moped service Cityscoot in Paris – TechCrunch

Uber integrates electric moped service Cityscoot in Paris – TechCrunch

Uber wants to become a super app by providing multiple services in a single app. That’s why the company is announcing an integration with French startup Cityscoot. Cityscoot is a free-floating electric scooter service (moped scooters). Just like other free-floating mobility services, you can open an app, locate the nearest vehicle around you, unlock it […]

The Analogue Pocket might be the perfect portable video game system – TechCrunch

The Analogue Pocket might be the perfect portable video game system – TechCrunch

Very few modern tech companies have executed on their mission as consistently, and at such a high level of quality as Analogue. Analogue’s obsessively engineered modern consoles for old-school physical cartridge video games are museum-quality hardware design, housing specially tuned processors that offer pitch- and pixel-perfect play of all NES, Sega Genesis, SNES and other […]

RealTime Robotics scores $11.7M Series A to help robots avoid collisions – TechCrunch

RealTime Robotics scores $11.7M Series A to help robots avoid collisions – TechCrunch

One of the major challenges facing engineers as they develop more agile robots is helping them move through space while avoiding collisions, especially in a dynamic environment. RealTime Robotics, a Boston-based startup announced an $11.7 million Series A investment to help solve this problem. SPARX Asset Management led the round with participation from some strategic […]

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