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March 28, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Drake invests in eSports betting startup Players’ Lounge

[TECH NEWS] Drake invests in eSports betting startup Players’ Lounge

Drake’s latest collaboration isn’t with Kanye or Kendrick, it’s with Marissa Mayer. The rap superstar has joined a bevy of Silicon Valley investors, including Strauss Zelnick, Comcast, Macro Ventures, Canaan, RRE, Courtside and Marissa Mayer, to fund Players’ Lounge, an esports startup looking to pit gamers against each other in their favorite titles with some…
March 28, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Startup branding: how much does it really cost?

[TECH NEWS] Startup branding: how much does it really cost?

[Editor’s note: This article is a part of our latest initiative to demystify design and find the best brand designers and agencies in the world who work with early-stage companies — nominate a talented brand designer you’ve worked with.] A brand is far more than logos and colors. A consistent brand identity not only communicates…
March 28, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Atom Tickets to challenge MoviePass with a subscription ticket platform for theaters

[TECH NEWS] Atom Tickets to challenge MoviePass with a subscription ticket platform for theaters

MoviePass may still be trying to figure out how to make a movie ticket subscription service financially viable, but it can be credited for at least correctly identifying consumer demand for such a thing. There’s now a market for movie tickets by subscription from it as well as rivals like Sinemia, AMC Stubs A-List, Cinemark…
March 28, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Group discounts let you bring the whole team to Disrupt SF 2019

[TECH NEWS] Group discounts let you bring the whole team to Disrupt SF 2019

Why resort to rock, paper, scissors to see which members of your early-stage startup or investment firm get to attend Disrupt SF 2019? Group discounts make it possible to bring the whole team, and that means more inspiration, connection and opportunity for your company. TechCrunch offers group discounts for every pass level, so don’t miss…
March 28, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Daily Crunch: Facebook faces discrimination charges

[TECH NEWS] Daily Crunch: Facebook faces discrimination charges

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. HUD hits Facebook with housing discrimination charges over ad targeting The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this morning hit…
March 28, 2019
[TECH NEWS] DEA says AT&T still provides access to billions of phone records

[TECH NEWS] DEA says AT&T still provides access to billions of phone records

A program that allows drug agents to obtain a pool of billions of call records from AT&T is “still active,” according to a watchdog report. The report, published Thursday by the Justice Department inspector general, confirmed the program — named in the report only as Project C — continues to provide access to “billions” of…
March 28, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Moolah Mobile partners with Surge to offer free mobile service with ads

[TECH NEWS] Moolah Mobile partners with Surge to offer free mobile service with ads

Moolah Mobile is teaming up with SurgePhone Wireless to offer people a new way to pay their cell phone bills — by putting ads on their homescreens. Moolah CEO Vernell Woods (pictured above) said the startup has already been offering gift cards and other rewards to users who view its homescreen ads. So this is…
March 28, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Forge acquires IRA Services to expand offering for private company shares

[TECH NEWS] Forge acquires IRA Services to expand offering for private company shares

Forge, the marketplace for trading private company shares formerly known as Equidate, announced that it will be acquiring custodial trust company IRA Services for a purchase price of $55 million. IRA Services is a trust company that provides custodial services for retirement accounts managed by individuals and mid-to-large sized Institutions. Stripped of financial jargon, the…
March 28, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Amy Klobuchar makes broadband access a key component of presidential bid

[TECH NEWS] Amy Klobuchar makes broadband access a key component of presidential bid

In a new Medium post this morning, 2020 presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar outlined her plans for infrastructure spending, which she says will be “her top budget priority.” The bulk of the plan details what you’d more or less expect from a Democratic presidential candidate, including the repair and replacement of roads and bridges, reliable public…
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