Rackspace acquires TriCore, adds enterprise applications to cloud management mix

 Rackspace announced today it was purchasing TriCore, giving it an enterprise applications management play to go along with its cloud management services. The announcement...

A Senator Just Introduced The First Ever National Gig Economy Bill

Mheim3011 / Getty Images If you’ve ever taken a paid sick day, collected worker’s compensation, or contributed to an employer-backed retirement plan, you’ve...

Here's What 39,000 Teens Think About Fake News

They think they’re a lot better at spotting it than they actually are. /embed/sub/of-those-that-have-heard-of-fake-news-oqfakg-5dst?sb=11133114&cb=1495723638 83% of US teens are familiar with...

Microsoft’s game streaming service Beam rebrands as Mixer, adds co-streaming, a guide & mobile...

 Microsoft’s live-streaming service Beam, which the company acquired last year shortly after it emerged as the winner of the TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield, is today getting...

Sherif Marakby rejoins Ford to lead self-driving after leaving Uber

 After leaving his role at Uber as VP of Global Vehicle Programs in April, Sherif Marakby is back at Ford to lead its autonomous...

Watch SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy booster static test fire

 This static test fire of one of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy booster may not actually be sending any rockets to space, but it does put off...

With $25 million in funding, Prumentum Group is building a “hybrid robo” wealth manager

 A new wealth management startup called Prumentum Group is coming to market with a unique value proposition, looking to combine the technology chops of...

Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation

 Complex indoor environments such as airports and shopping malls can be a nightmare to find your way around. And while Google is eyeing smartphones...

Xiaomi’s second bezel-less Mi Max smartphone claims a two-day battery

 Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi made a big splash when it announced the the Mi Max, its much-heralded device with a near bezel-less display, last year — now...

Google’s AlphaGo AI wins three-match series against the world’s best Go player

 Google’s AlphaGo AI has once again made the case that machines are now smarter than man — when it comes to games of strategy, at...

Acko is an ambitious digital play to disrupt India’s $10B insurance industry

 Acko is an under-the-radar startup that wants to disrupt India’s insurance industry through a digital-only model. This week the company stuck its head above...

DJI’s Cute $499 Spark Drone | Crunch Report

DJI releases its $499 consumer drone, Unity raises $400 million, SurveyMonkey adds Serena Williams to its board of directors and SoftBank has a $4...

Peloton is now a unicorn because of the spinning class craze

 Have you ever taken a class at SoulCycle? Or better yet, Flywheel? Spinning has turned out to be a big business and there’s one brand...

The Trump Administration Wants To Hack Your Drone

Vincenzo Pinto / AFP / Getty Images The Trump administration wants Congress to let it surveil, hijack, or strike down any drone in...

Sony revamps its Digital Paper tablet with new screen and interface

 Sony’s mammoth 13-inch Digital Paper tablet, essentially a huge Kindle you can write on, is still a pretty rare sight, but I’ve always had...