Lenovo Launches Motorola’s Moto Maker Customization Suite In China

motorola-lenovo Lenovo re-introduced Motorola smartphones to China in January, and now it has launched the Moto Maker customization service there too. Read More

Lenovo Releases A Media Stream Puck

Accessories Lifestyle Photos Lenovo Cast Lifestyle Photo High Re This thing somehow sticks to an HDTV. Called the Lenovo Cast, it’s the firm’s first media streaming device and is designed to work with Android devices. Launching this August at $49 and lacking native apps, it’s a more expensive Chromecast, but don’t write off Lenovo’s product just yet. Read More

Pinterest Testing Implicit Bias Training For Managers

FullSizeRender Diversity is a running theme across this year’s Code conference, but unlike some of the other CEO guests, Pinterest CEO Ben Silberman was well-versed on what the diversity statistics are at his company. Pinterest, thanks largely to the efforts of Tracy Chou, a prominent software engineer, released its first global diversity report last July, with the results showing that Pinterest was… Read More

SumoMe Is An App Store For Tools To Grow Your Online Traffic

sumome “The first app store for websites” — that’s how AppSumo co-founder Noah Kagan describes the company’s new-ish product SumoMe. What does that actually mean? Basically, Kagan aims to create a one-stop shop (yes, it’s a cliché, but one I feel justified using since it’s a literal store) where people can find tools to improve their websites. Just add just… Read More

GoPro Working On A VR Camera Array And ‘Quadcopter’ Drone

IMG_3465 Today, GoPro announced that it was working on an array that combines 6 GoPro Hero cameras for spherical shots all at once. CEO Nick Woodman says that when Facebook bought Oculus, the ‘gauntlet was dropped’ and GoPro started work on a spherical setup that could generate content for VR. Woodman also said that they have software in ‘alpha’ right now inside the company… Read More

Follow Our Google I/O 2015 Keynote Live Blog May 28 At 9:30 AM PT

IMG_9984 Google’s I/O developer conference for 2015 kicks off tomorrow, with a keynote that begins at 9:30 AM PT. Google typically uses this to make big, splashy announcements about its software platforms and products, and to go into additional detail about what the changes mean to developers especially. We’ll have a special team of highly talented TechCrunch individuals at the event,… Read More

Pinterest Adds A Few Tools To Integrate More Easily With Squarespace

Screen Shot of Pinterest Integration in Squarespace (1) Squarespace users this afternoon will get a set of tools that will enable them to more easily publish content to Pinterest and gather data about the traffic those pins are driving to their site. Previously, adding Pinterest tools like the Pin It button would require a small amount of code added directly to the site, but the new integration has built it into the user interface of the… Read More

Target Wants To Offer Apple Pay, But Focus Is On Chip And Pin

IMG_3461 Target CEO Brian Cornell said today at the Code conference that the company is committed to offering Apple Pay as an option for customers. “I’d love to have Apple Pay in our system right now,” said Cornell, adding that he sat down with Tim Cook and explained that Target would be supporting it. Read More

Apple Is Working With Postmates To Offer Same-Day Delivery

postmates-apple_1024 Apple has partnered with on-demand delivery startup Postmates to offer same-day delivery of certain items in the Apple Store. We’ve been able to order items from the nearest Apple Store on the Postmates app for a while. However, this is a pilot partnership between the Apple Store app and the on-demand delivery startup. Apple fans can get items delivered to them via Postmates such as a… Read More

Come To The TechCrunch 10-Year Birthday Meetup

tc10-post3 On Saturday June 6 we are celebrating the ten year birthday of TechCrunch. 1,500 people will gather from 12-3 p.m. at the Presidio in San Francisco. Like the meetups ten years ago at my house in Atherton, it will be a party, a bbq and a celebration of startups. I can’t wait to spend the days with new friends and old. Get one of the few remaining tickets here. Read More