Cmune – the makers of Uberstrike – announced an undisclosed funding round today by venture group DCM, according to VentureBeat. The Beijing-based game-maker aims to become the “next billion-dollar gaming brand for action games” by creating first-pers[...]
The 3Doodler – created by seasoned toy veterans Peter Dilworth and Max Bogue – was posted to Kickstarter about one day ago, and the $75 plug-in pens are already selling like hot cakes.
According to TechCrunch, the pens work by heating and pushing [...]
Business of Fashion – founded by former McKinsey consultant Imran Amed – is proving the power of content. TechCrunch reports the site garnered $2.1 million in seed funding from major VCs, including Index Ventures and LVMH (the French luxury conglomer[...]
Palantir – the data analytics and software company making big waves in government and enterprise – purchased the team behind Voicegem, according to TechCrunch. Voicegem, a voice-based e-mail service, will shut down on March 15, and the talent behind [...]
Snapguide is an iOS app that allows users to create simple, visually appealing 'how-to' guides. TechCrunch reports the app also just landed a big recruit in product designer Rebecca Bortman, who most recently led a high-profile Youtube redesign.
In a bad omen for "Facebook commerce," executives at Yardsellr announced last week they would be shutting down operations within 60 days, according to TechCrunch. The decision is clearly based on dissapointing revenues in the still-nascent field of h[...]
comScore -- the digital data agency -- has just released its annual Digital Future in Focus report, and the news is not good for digital ad agencies. Anthony Ha of TechCrunch reports that out of 5.3 trillion "impressions served" in 2012, 3 in 10 were[...]
Bitcoin -- the digital currency with a market cap of $200 million -- is now a currency of choice for Reddit users hoping to upgrade to "Reddit Gold" accounts.
As TechCrunch reports, the benefits of Bitcoin include secure global digital transaction[...]
Everest -- launched by Francis Pedraza, a 23-year-old Cornell alum -- has a major focus on user interface and beauty. The task-achievement app helps its users break down their goals into minor steps, as well as empowering them to post pictures of the[...]
Since launching in Spring 2006, CrunchBase has established itself as the Internet's leading tech industry database, with over 1.5 million monthly unique visitors. To build on the success, Michael Arrington and company have announced, via a TechCrunch[...]
Led by CEO Josh Tetrick -- a former West Virginia University football star who used to eat 'gallons of chicken' -- Hampton Creek Foods has released their first product, 'Beyond Eggs,' with the goal of raising standards of taste for vegan and vegetari[...]
M.dot, founded in June 2012 by two European expatriates, recently launched a popular app allowing users to create mobile websites.
Talk about a fast exit -- the deal is said to be worth between $5 million and $25 million, and is GoDaddy CEO's Blak[...]