Five days of Etsy payment processing outages have merchants flipping

 Those hoping to snag some handmade July 4th cookies and home-made vegan sunblock might have woken up to an empty stomach and sunburn after...

Bulgaria now requires (some) government software to be open source

 Fans of free and open-source software are rejoicing today at the news that Bulgaria will now require all software written for the government must...

Drivers are warming up to autonomous cars. Mostly.

 The results of two new studies—one big, one really big—on what consumers want in autonomous cars have been released recently. The answer of both...

Twilio now helps AWS send texts

 Twilio today announced a new collaboration with Amazons’ AWS platform. The company says it is “helping AWS provide the delivery of SMS messages through the...

FBI Head Shill Comey recommends no charges for Hillary Clinton over use of personal...

 While noting that Hillary Clinton and her staff were “extremely careless” in using a series of personal e-mail servers during her time as Secretary...

Netflix Is Coming Soon To Your Comcast Cable Box

Mike Blake / Reuters Comcast customers will soon be able to watch Netflix's video library through their cable box.In a deal that signals...

Suiteness wants you to stay in suites instead of regular hotel rooms

 Suites are a weird thing within the hotel industry. While there are hundreds of thousands of suites around the world, most of these are only...

Theranos faces congressional inquiry over faulty blood tests

 The U.S. House of Representatives recently sent a letter to troubled blood analysis startup Theranos asking for an explanation of the company’s failure to...

On-demand staffing startup HourlyNerd lands $22 million Series C

 HourlyNerd, a Boston-based, startup aspires to be more than an on-demand staffing service for skilled employees. It wants to be a full-service platform for large companies to...

iOS 10 beta 2 is now available to developers

 Apple just released the second iteration of its iOS 10 developer beta. This update is only available to iOS developers with a developer account...

BlackBerry confirms it will can its Classic smartphone

 Goodbye to more tactile keys, and hello to planes of cool and smooth glass. Today, BlackBerry confirmed that it will stop making the Classic, one of...

Startups need to respect the laws of retail physics

 Startups like Warby Parker, Bonobos and Casper have proven that it’s possible to build a modern brand predominately using digital tools. As a result,...

Stripe brings its Connect marketplace platform to Europe, Stripe clone Paymill finds a buyer

 As the number of apps and sites for buying and selling goods and services continues to grow, we’re seeing a shakeout among the companies that help make those...

Twitter estimates that it has 10 million users in China

 A source inside Twitter told TechCrunch that the company estimates that it has around 10 million users in China. That gives us a glimpse...

Mogees Play turns any surface into a music and gaming device

 The Mogees Play is the latest product from London-based startup Mogees. Based on the same contact microphone and machine-learning technology first seem in the...