Jason Kilar on founding Vessel and the wonderful world of customer service

From Techcrunch Jason Kilar’s interest in customer service was sparked by a visit to Disney World when he was 10 years old. The wonder he felt as he walked underneath the train... Read more »

Raspberry Pi’s Pixel for PC and Mac breathes new life into old computers

From Techcrunch Pixel is a lightweight operating system with a clean desktop UI released by the foundation behind the affordable, tinker-friendly Raspberry Pi $35 computer in September, and now it’s available for PC... Read more »

Uber stops San Francisco self-driving pilot as DMV revoked registrations

From Techcrunch Uber has confirmed that it will stop its self-driving pilot in San Francisco, following a meeting today with the California DMV and Attorney General’s office. The DMV revoked the registration... Read more »

U.S. wearable market is doing much worse than expected

From Techcrunch Apple may still be claiming that sales of its Apple Watch are “doing great,” but overall, the wearable device category is failing to grow at the rates forecasted earlier. According... Read more »

Blizzard reveals Overwatch’s queer character

From Techcrunch After months of hinting, Blizzard finally revealed which member of Overwatch’s colorful cast of characters counts themselves a member of the LGBTQ community. The much-anticipated reveal came in a seasonal... Read more »

Google.org donates $30 million to let nonprofits buy the tech they need

From Techcrunch Google.org is donating $30 million to non-profits this holiday so that they can buy any tech and related services that they need including hardware, software, training and IT maintenance or repair... Read more »

iPrice raises $4M for its e-commerce aggregator service in Southeast Asia

From Techcrunch iPrice, an 18-month-old e-commerce aggregation service that’s active in seven countries in Southeast Asia, has closed a $4 million Series A funding round. The investment was led by existing backers Asia... Read more »

BlackBerry opens a research center for self-driving tech in Canada

From Techcrunch A former smartphone powerhouse wants to be an instrumental part of the coming smart car revolution, and BlackBerry is deepening its investment int he field with a new autonomous driving... Read more »

Technology dispersion is accelerating

From Techcrunch Copycats are a dying breed. Each month the gap shrinks between a new digital service emerging in the U.S. and it being copied in other markets. This trend has big... Read more »

Debunking cancellation rumors, Niantic says Pokemon GO for Apple Watch is still “coming soon”

From Techcrunch When Niantic first showed a Pokemon Go app for Apple Watch back in September, the only sort of launch date the company would give was by “the end of the... Read more »