Exploring Virtualities, a Utah VR arcade and theater startup taking over a dying mall – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Virtualities founder Ryan Burningham has a new idea for abandoned retail spaces — VR. VR theaters and arcades like Virtualities are starting to pop up in warehouses and other empty spaces around […]

Yik Yak shuts down after Square paid $1 million for its engineers – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Yik Yak cofounders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington published a farewell note to users on Friday, announcing they would shut down their once-popular anonymous social network this week. The app allowed people to connect […]

Deep Sentinel raises $7.4M to bring deep learning to home security – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Deep Sentinel, a home security startup, today announced that it had closed a $7.4 million Series A led by Shasta Ventures with participation from Bezos Expeditions, Lux Capital and UP2398. Founded by serial entrepreneur David Selinger, Deep Sentinel is […]

Rollout.io’s Rox lets app developers deploy new features safely – just like the big guys do – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Rollout.io, a company that had developed technology that allowed mobile app developers to update their apps without having to go through the App Store approval process, is now entering a new business […]

Investors are betting 3DR can find life after Solo as a drone data platform – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch An early player in drone-tech, 3D Robotics Inc., announced that it has raised $53 million in a Series D round of funding on Thursday, including new equity funding and conversion of debt […]

Airbnb’s new open source library lets you design with React and render to Sketch – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Today, Airbnb’s design team open sourced its internal library for writing React components that easily render directly to Sketch. Instead of trying to get Sketch to export to code, the Airbnb team spent […]