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Kinsa’s New Smart Ear Thermometer Will Tell You What To Do When You’re Sickview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Kinsa, the maker of a smart thermometer that tracks the spread of illness, has today announced their second product in the form of the Kinsa in-ear thermometer. Unlike the first thermometer, which was a standard (though smart) stick thermometer, the new in-ear thermometer is completely wireless, and connects to the smartphone app via Bluetooth. The Kinsa portfolio of thermometers work like&# (IT news)

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Amazon, Netflix, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla And Others Partner To Create Next-Gen Video Formatview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Mozilla and Netflix today announced that they have formed a new open source alliance — the Alliance for Open Media — with the goal of developing the next generation of royalty-free video formats, codecs and other related technologies. (IT news)

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Ride This One-Wheeled Gyro Skate They Call A “Hoverboard”view story

http://techcrunch.com –  The mad scientist who started Hoverboard Technologies calls his vehicle an “earned experience.” That means it’s hard to ride. Despite the name, this hoverboard* doesn’t levitate. Instead, it uses gyroscopes like a Segway to help you balance with your feet on either side of one giant rollerblade-style wheel in the center. Read More (IT news)

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Instagram Direct’s 85M Users Can Now Reply With Photos In Snapchat-Style Visual Convosview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Instagram Direct felt half-baked when the in-app chat feature launched without the ability to send photo replies in December 2013. Still, the private group messaging feature built an audience of 85 million monthly users, and now it’s getting upgrades that make it a true visual communication tool to rival Snapchat. Read More (IT news)

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Ubuntu Make Now Lets Users Install the Unity 3D Editor in Ubuntu Linuxview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Didier Roche, the creator of the Ubuntu Make command-line utility that lets users of the Ubuntu Linux operating system install various useful third-party projects, has announced the release of a new maintenance version. Ubuntu Make 15.09 is now available for download (see below for installation instructions) on all supported 64-bit Ubun... (read more) (IT news)

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On-demand Alcohol Delivery Startup Saucey Drinks To $4.5 Million In Seed Fundingview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Los Angeles-based on-demand alcohol startup Saucey has delivered good times in a bottle since 2013 but held off raising VC funding till now. The service just pulled in $4.5 million in seed money to make its platform more efficient. Saucey origins begin with three buddies who worked together and liked to imbibe after a long day. (IT news)

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Wikipedia Bans Hundreds Of “Black Hat” Paid Editors Who Created Promotional Pages On Its Siteview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Sometimes Wikipedia’s reliance on volunteers to craft its online content comes back to bite them. (IT news)

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MoPub Founder Jim Payne Joins Accel As An Entrepreneur In Residenceview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Jim Payne left day-to-day operations at Twitter nearly a year ago, and now he’s ready to work on his next company Not that Payne has been twiddling his thumbs since his departure — he’s been advising startups and also making plans of his own, for a startup has something to do in mobile video. (IT news)

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DoorDash Now Delivers More Than Food With A New 7-Eleven Partnershipview story

http://techcrunch.com –  DoorDash, known for its restaurant delivery service, is the latest in a string of startups aiming to bring anything to your door right within hours of ordering it. (IT news)

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In Pursuit Of Presence And True Immersionview story

http://techcrunch.com –  The experience of “reality” is a result of our sensory organs delivering information about the external world to our brains via electrical stimulus. The brain interprets this input and creates our reality. (IT news)

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TechCrunch Is Coming To Denver For The TC Meetup + Pitch-Off! Apply Now!view story

http://techcrunch.com –  Autumn is here, my friends, and with the falling leaves I bring you good tidings of great joy that shall be heard among the greater Denver area: In exactly one month, TechCrunch is hitting the Rocky Mountain State for the TC Meetup + Pitch-Off in Denver in conjunction with Denver Startup Week. The event will be held at 1644 Platte Street on October 1 at 6pm. (IT news)

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Edenworks Is Building The Future Of Food On Urban Rooftopsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Avocados from Mexico. Apples from Chile. Broccoli from China. If you take a look at the stickers on the produce you’re buying at the grocery store, chances are they’ll read something like this. Fast-forward twenty years. (IT news)