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LinkedIn open-sources its WhereHows data discovery and lineage portal

LinkedIn today open-sourced WhereHows, a meta data-centric tool the company has long used internally to make it easier for its employees to discover data the company generates and ...

This startup just got $4 million to get you to eat more bugs

Gross? Well, that gross idea just pulled in a $ 4 million Series A round from AccellFoods, existing investor Collaborative Fund and a bunch of angels including Nas and Tim Ferriss. ...

Nom.com, a foodie-focused live video network from YouTube’s Steve Chen, launches with $4.7M

We’ve heard relatively little from Steve Chen since he joined Google Ventures after parting ways with Chad Hurley, his co-founder at YouTube and more recently Avos. It turns out ...

Google joins the Open Compute Project

Google today announced that it is joining the Open Compute Project (OCP), a five-year-old project founded by Facebook and a number of other companies that aims to drive IT infrastructure ...

Justice Department appeals pro-Apple decision in New York iPhone case

Authorities in New York have taken the first step to appealing a judge’s ruling last month that denied a request for information held on an iPhone. Read More Apple – TechCrunch

Facebook Lite, now Facebook’s fastest-growing app, reaches 100M monthly users

Facebook Lite, Facebook stripped down version of its service for Android, just past the notable landmark of 100 million monthly active users and became the social network’s fastest ...

Amazon debuts its first live show that lets you shop while you watch

Amazon’s foray into fashion continues today with the launch of what will be the company’s first daily live show, called Style Code Live, which will feature fashion and beauty tips ...

Twitter updates Moments for better mobile browsing by sending users to AMP-powered pages

Twitter Moments, the feature that’s meant to highlight the best of Twitter in a more magazine-like format, has so far failed to incite further user growth, as was initially hoped. ...

Comparably launches Glassdoor competitor for salary data

With $ 6.5 million in funding from Crosslink Capital, Upfront Ventures, 500 Startups and others, Comparably is launching a platform for employment and salary information. The Santa ...

Solar financing platform Wunder raises $3.6M

Wunder Capital, a provider of solar financing for medium-sized businesses, has raised $ 3.6 million in a new round of financing. The company has raised $ 4.7 million from Techstars ...

Here’s a video of the least interesting self-driving car accident ever

Back on February 14th, Google’s self-driving car had its first fender bender to occur while the car’s AI was in control. The Associated Press managed to get footage of the accident ...

Facebook 360 content finds a new virtual home on Oculus Video

Zuck announced last month that Facebook would be bringing the company’s 360 dynamic streaming to Gear VR to improve experiences. Now, the company is giving users a crazy amount ...