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Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
YC-Backed Gbatteries Launches BatteryBox, A 50Whr Backup Battery For MacBooks & Other Gadgets   —  Over the years, users of portable consumer electronics have just come to accept that battery life gets worse over time.  But it doesn't have to: Gbatteries, which is in the current batch …
Mar 24, 2014, 10:50 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
After Acquisition, OpenTable Plans To Shut Down Ness On April 21   —  Ness, the personalized restaurant recommendation app acquired by OpenTable last month, now has an expiration date.  The company announced that the app would be discontinued on April 21, just a few months after the acquisition first was announced.
Mar 21, 2014, 4:10 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Y Combinator Alums Aaron Harris And Justin Kan Join As Partners   —  Startup accelerator Y Combinator just announced that it's added a couple of new partners, both of whom have been through the program.  Alums Justin Kan and Aaron Harris have joined to help mentor the startups that participate in the 12-week accelerator.
Mar 19, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Twitch Partners With Gameloft To Stream Live From Mobile Games, Starting With Asphalt 8   —  Video game streaming startup Twitch has spent the last few years building tools that will let developers build live streaming into their games on multiple platforms.  After reaching the major gaming consoles …
Mar 17, 2014, 5:20 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
On-Demand Ride-Sharing Startup Lyft Adds Insurance Between Rides   —  In the modern transportation market, companies like Lyft, Uber, and Sidecar have emerged to help get users from point A to point B. But with current regulations, there are questions about who is protected against potential liabilities when something goes wrong.
Mar 14, 2014, 1:20 AMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Austin Police Department Warns SXSW Attendees Not To Use Uber   —  Here's something you might not have noticed if you were partying it up at SXSW and using Uber to get around: Uber is not legal in Austin, and the police department wants you to know that.  —  In a post on the Austin government page …
Mar 8, 2014, 7:20 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Comcast Is Acquiring Video Ad Company FreeWheel For $320 Million   —  Over the years, FreeWheel has become the go-to ad-serving platform for many TV networks that stream their content online.  And it's about to become part of one of the biggest distributors of content online and off.
Mar 1, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
ZEFR Raises $30 Million From IVP To Help Networks And Brands Monitor And Monetize Videos Online   —  Over the course of the last few years, few companies have done more to help content owners and brands understand how fans are interacting with their content on YouTube and other social platforms than ZEFR.
Feb 26, 2014, 5:20 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Video Discovery Specialist Rovi Acquires Voice Search Startup Veveo For Up To $69 Million   —  Rovi has announced that it will soon add advanced voice search to its portfolio of tricks, through the acquisition of video discovery startup Veveo.  Rovi will pay $62 million in cash for the company …
Feb 24, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills Arrested By The FBI   —  Jon Mills, the founder and former CEO of real-world analytics startup Motionloft, has been arrested by the FBI, the bureau has confirmed.  The arrest follows allegations that Mills lied to investors about an acquisition of his company …
Feb 20, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context

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