Surging tech stocks have pushed Nasdaq over 6000 for the first time ever

 The Nasdaq composite just passed 6000 for the first time, hitting an all-time intraday high in the process. Over the past 12 months the composite...

TechCrunch Disrupt returns to San Francisco in September!

 Are you ready for this, San Francisco? TechCrunch is thrilled to announce that we are coming back to the Bay Area for Disrupt SF 2017....

MikMak is using mini infomercials to help retailers turn their stories into sales

 MikMak, the New York-based startup that is trying to make short and catchy infomercials (aptly named minimercials) the future of commerce, is launching a...

Facebook shows Related Articles and fact checkers before you open links

 Facebook wants you to think about whether a headline is true and see other perspectives on the topic before you even read the article....

CommonBond now offers direct student loans alongside debt refinancing

 CommonBond, one of the biggest of the second generation of startups tackling online lending, has launched a direct student loan product as it expands...

Here's The Thing With Free Apps And Services

John Lamb / Getty Images If there’s only one thing you take away from this article, let it be this: there’s no such...

Amber Mobility to launch self-driving service in the Netherlands by 2018

 Waymo isn’t the only self-driving company with on-demand autonomous car service news today: Dutch startup Amber Mobility, which designed a new vehicle specifically for...

SeedPlus closes $18M early-stage fund backed by Cisco, Eight Roads and others

 SeedPlus, the early-stage investment firm backed by Singapore’s Jungle Ventures, has closed its debut fund at a total of SG$25 million, or approximately $18 million. The...

HR and employee benefits platform Hibob raises $17.5M led by U.S.-based Battery Ventures

 Hibob, a HR and employee benefits platform for small to medium-sized businesses, has raised $17.5 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is...

Babylon Health raises further $60M to continue building out AI doctor app

 Babylon Health, the U.K. startup that offers a digital healthcare app using a mixture of artificial intelligence (AI) and video and text consultations with...

JD.com creates new unit for its logistics services

 JD.com, China’s second-largest e-commerce company after Alibaba, will create a new business group called JD Logistics. Not to be confused with a Wisconsin-based company...

Samsung’s new app uses emojis to help people with language disorders communicate

 Once derided as a silly novelty, emojis are coming into their own as a communication tool. New app Wemogee uses the ideograms to help...

Tor node operator arrested in Russia will be held on terrorism charges until June...

 Earlier this month, a Tor node operator in Russia was arrested in a potential misunderstanding about the nature of the decentralized network. Dmitry Bogatov,...

Workers Involved In Union Activities Say Tesla Is Illegally Intimidating Them

Tesla CEO Elon Musk listens as President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with technology industry leaders at Trump Tower in New York,...

This App Changed The Name Of A Filter After People Complained It Was Racist,...

So there's this popular new app called Faceapp. Take a selfie, and the app will change your face using filters that make you look...