Zbiotics says it’s bioengineered a hangover cure

Y Combinator backed Zbiotics has spend two years developing what they’re billing as the world’s first genetically engineered probiotic. The startup’s initial product isn’t exactly world-changing but it might just save your day…

Nextdoor CEO is stepping down

Nirav Tolia, CEO of Nextdoor, is stepping down from his role, Recode reports. For those unfamiliar with the company, Nextdoor is like a social network for your neighborhood. Though, over…

Qualcomm says it will drop its massive $44B offer to acquire NXP

Qualcomm today said it wouldn’t extend its offer to buy NXP for $44 billion today as part of its release for its quarterly earnings, and instead be returning $30 billion…

Zbiotics says it’s bioengineered a hangover cure

Y Combinator backed Zbiotics has spend two years developing what they’re billing as the world’s first genetically engineered probiotic. The startup’s initial product isn’t exactly world-changing but it might just save your day…

2.5 billion people use at least one of Facebook’s apps

Facebook today for the first time announced that 2.5 billion use at least one of its apps: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, or Messenger. That’s a helpful number because it counts real…

Zbiotics says it’s bioengineered a hangover cure

Y Combinator backed Zbiotics has spend two years developing what they’re billing as the world’s first genetically engineered probiotic. The startup’s initial product isn’t exactly world-changing but it might just save your day…

Apple touts iPhone gaming performance in new ad

Many people have talked about the performances of the new MacBook Pro over the past few days. But Apple focuses on the A11 Bionic chip in its new TV ad….

Mental health startup Lantern winds down its customer operations

Mental health startup Lantern, which raised more than $20 million in funding, is winding down its commercial operations after a couple of acquisition deals fell through, TechCrunch has learned. As…

‘Waze of Parking’ app SpotAngels raises $2.3 million

SpotAngels, an app that uses crowdsourced data to help drivers find parking and avoid tickets, has raised $2.3 million from a group of investors that includes Google Maps co-founder Lars…

ClassPass works up $85 million Series D funding

ClassPass today announced the close of an $85 million Series D financing round led by Temasek, the same firm that led the startup’s Series C financing. L Catterton, a private…

Chrome rolls out for all users ‘not secure’ markers on unencrypted pages

Google officially announced version 68 of the Chrome browser today, formalizing its plans to fulfill its past pledge to mark all unencrypted (non-HTTPS) pages as “not secure.” This move comes…

Grubhub acquires payments and loyalty company LevelUp for $390M

Grubhub announced this morning that it’s agreed to acquire LevelUp for $390 million cash. Founder and CEO Matt Maloney told me that while previous Grubhub acquisitions like Eat24 were designed…