iCloud Not Hacked, but Some Passwords in Criminals’ Possession Reportedly Genuine

March 24, 2017

Apple has denied that its security has been compromised, following ransom demands from a criminal group that claims it has the usernames and passwords of hundreds of millions of iCloud and Apple email accounts. However, independent verification of samples of this set provided to media outlets indicate that at least some of them are in […]

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Koho, a mobile-only suite of financial services for millennials, launches in Canada

March 17, 2017

The world of consumer financial services has been turned upside down by the rise of newer technology like apps and the growing expectation from people that they should have a lot more flexibility and access when it comes to controlling how they spend and save their money. The latest development on this comes out of Canada, where […]

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Sign up now for 2-for-1 tickets to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin, released April 5

March 17, 2017

Disrupt Berlin 2017 doesn’t take place until December, but if you’re looking to attend the best startup show in Europe for the lowest possible price, an important deadline is fast approaching. We’ll be releasing a limited number of tickets to Disrupt Berlin on Wednesday, April 5 and the special price of two for the price of […]

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A new, affordable naming startup for startups

March 9, 2017

A few years ago, I launched a daily email newsletter, and I was ecstatic to be striking out on my own for the first time. Alas, just a few weeks after filing to secure a trademark,  an officious-sounding note appeared in my inbox, and soon after, I found myself shelling out $10,000 in lawyer’s fees over a short-lived […]

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Google is the latest company to brush off most of the Wikileaks vulnerabilities

March 9, 2017

Wikileaks dumped thousands of alleged CIA documents online yesterday that contained lists of vulnerabilities in popular tech products, sending companies scrambling to make sure their security patches were up-to-date. But as companies reviewed the documents, it became clear that most of the vulnerabilities they contained were outdated. Apple first dismissed the majority of the listed […]

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How hackers turned a Cape Cod fishing guide’s site into a host for e-commerce fraud

March 4, 2017

Cape Cod fishing guide Eric Stapelfeld trusted me to look after his website the same way that I trust him to find fish. Until a few weeks ago, I believed I had the easier part of the bargain. After all, what’s hard about maintaining a simple WordPress site with a phone number and lots of […]

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Uber’s VP of product and growth has left the company

March 4, 2017

Ed Baker, Uber’s VP of product and growth, has resigned from Uber, Recode first reported. Uber declined to comment on the story but TechCrunch has confirmed that Baker has left the company, and that Daniel Graf, Uber’s head of marketplace, will be the interim head of product and marketplace. “I have always wanted to apply […]

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Nokia 3310 With Month-Long Battery Life, Snake Game Launched at MWC 2017

February 26, 2017

The iconic Nokia 3310 feature phone made a comeback on Sunday on the sidelines of MWC 2017. HMD Global unveiled the Nokia 3310 (2017) with what it calls with a “modern twist.” The Nokia 3310 is the Nokia brand’s one of the best-selling feature phones of all time, and it has been priced at EUR […]

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Nokia 3, Nokia 5 Android Phones Launched at MWC 2017: Price, India Launch, Specifications, and More

February 26, 2017

Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 Android phones were launched by Nokia brand partner HMD Global at the company’s Sunday launch event at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. Alongside the two new Nokia Android phones, the company also announced the global availability of the Nokia 6, which was launched in China last month. The company also unveiled […]

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Android Wear 2.0 is leaving behind one of the most beloved smartwatches

February 18, 2017

The Sony Smartwatch 3 is one of the best Android Wear smartwatches around and beloved by many, but it won’t be updated to Android Wear 2.0 . Spotted by Xperia Blog , the product page for Smartwatch 3 now plainly states that the device will not receive the long-anticipated software refresh. Instead, it will remain […]

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