PowerUp Toys, the makers of a smartphone-controlled paper airplane kit, is atToy Fair 2019 with three new gizmos to occupy your free time
Until now, Mormon missionaries have only allowed to use phone calls or videochats to reach their families on Christmas and Mother's Day
This small-scale version may only be good for removing dangerous orbital debris, but in time it will pierce your hypercarbon hides and irredeemable sun-hearts. The space harpoon is part of the RemoveDEBRIS project, a multi-organization European effort to create and test methods of reducing space debris
Pictionary seems like one of those perfect games that doesn't really need an upgrade. You draw on a piece of paper, and people guess what you're trying to show them. Sure, you can put the game on a phone or tablet, but the basic concept remains the same no matter where you play.
Thanks to environmentally conscious young buyers, throwaway culture is dying not only in the U.S., but also in Latin America – and startups are poised to jump in with services to help people recycle used clothing. GoTrendier, a peer-to-peer fashion marketplace operative in Mexico and Colombia, has raised
Hasbro has a new toy for the future Jedi in your life. The toy connected to a smartphone app via Bluetooth to provide Jedis-in-training with interactive challenges that teach them to fight like their favorite Star Wars characters. Similar to Lenovo's augmented reality game Star Wars: Jedi Challenges
While XPO didn’t identify the mystery client, Wall Street analysts and industry consultants said it was almost certainly Amazon.com Inc. The e-commerce giant has been building its own package-delivery business to reduce its dependence on third-party carriers and logistics companies. XPO’s largest customer
The move would generate more competition for other financial technology startups including Robinhood Financial LLC, Betterment LLC and Wealthfront Inc., which have been offering digital customers low-cost investing options for years. While the company didn’t disclose revenue figures for the quarter
Twitter retains direct messages for years, including messages you and others have deleted, but also data sent to and from accounts that have been deactivated and suspended, according to security researcher Karan Saini. Saini found years-old messages in a file from an archive of his data obtained through
The urban innovation unit of Alphabet Inc. and sister company to Google is proposing to speed up its plans to redevelop 350 derelict acres on the city’s waterfront in return for a cut of property taxes, development charges and increased land values. New York-based Sidewalk is offering to finance the
The housing market is predicted to cool this year, but the market for startupsselling houses? It seems to be heating up
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch's roundup of our biggest and most important stories. 1. Did New York lose anything with Amazon’s rejection? Amazon announced yesterday that it’s taking its ball and going home, rather than dealing with mean, pushy New Yorkers (warning: not an exact quote).
NYC and Boston were handed huge setbacks this week when Amazon and GE decidedto bail on their commitments to build headquarters in the respective cities onthe same day
As things stand, we know very little about Amazon's Lord of the Rings Prime Video series. The release timeline, as well as the aspects of Middle-earth history the show will cover, also remain a mystery. Amazon posted a trio of tweets about the upcoming project, the first of which is an apt quote
Like many unicorns, San Francisco-based Uber is emphasizing growth over profits. Last year, Uber bought Jump Bikes to help with its new mobility efforts, and it has a $1 billion budget for such projects this year. As it released the numbers, Uber touted the rising use of its app around the world.
Dubai International Airport is the latest to halt flights over a drone scarefollowing similar incidents at London's Gatwick and Heathrow
"Thekey thing for us, is really invoking that we are connected in the two roomsand making you feel like you're there and just hanging out