TC Cribs: Inside Fab's NYC Headquarters, Where High Fashion And Hot Design Become Fun
Welcome to a brand new episode of Cribs, the TechCrunch TV series that goes straight into the heart of the action at the tech industry's hottest companies to show what it's really like for the people who work there. For this edition we headed out on the road to the New York City headquarters of Fab, the super-popular e-commerce site that has quickly grown over the past couple years to be one of the web's key shopping destinations (and one of the industry's hottest companies from a valuation perspective.)
Nokia Confirms The Flagship Lumia 925 For T-Mobile U.S: 4.5? AMOLED Screen, Metal Edges, Extra Lens & New Camera Software
Fresh from last week’s Verizon Lumia device launch, Nokia has taken the wraps off a new smartphone in its Windows Phone-based Lumia range at an event in London today. The Lumia 925 is its first flagship for T-Mobile in the U.S. This means that following the Lumia 928 launch on Verizon, and factoring in Nokia’s initial launch of the Lumia 920 on AT&T last year, Nokia now has a flagship Windows Phone ranged on all three major U.S. carriers. Globally the Lumia 925 will be ranged with Vodafone in Europe, coming to markets including Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.K. (priced at €469), and in China with China Mobile and China Unicom. The device will ship in June in Europe, with a U.S. launch slated for soon after. The Windows Phone 8-based 4G Lumia 925 continues Nokia’s strategy of emphasising the camera smarts of its flagships Windows Phones, including PureView branding, Carl Zeiss optics and an 8.7MP lens with image stabilisation tech inside. But the camera hardware in the 925 is ...
Action.IO Becomes Nitrous.IO, Raises $1M For Its Development Tools
Action.IO, a startup promising to make it easier to create, configure, and share development environments, just announced a new name — Nitrous.IO — and $1 million in seed funding. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from Draper Associates, CrunchFund, 500 Startups, TIBCO Software, Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, Golden Gate Ventures, and Peanut Labs co-founder/CTO Prosper Nwankpa. (TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington is a partner at CrunchFund.)
Arrington Presents Evidence In Letter Claiming Abuse Allegations Were False
TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has made good on his promise to reveal more detail in his case against accuser Jenn Allen, and posted a letter from his lawyer presenting his side of the story. The document, which presents some heavy stuff, asks that Jenn Allen retract her public statements or Arrington will continue with planned legal action.
Michael Arrington Responds To Accusations, Calling Them “Completely Untrue”
TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has responded to the allegations lobbed at him on social media and blogs last week, calling the claims "completely untrue" and confirming that he will take legal action against the accusers, including getting the police involved. "There have been some extremely serious and criminal allegations against me over the last week. All of the allegations are completely untrue, and I’ve hired a law firm to represent me in the legal actions against the offending parties.