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Alphaworks, The Equity Crowdfunding Platfrom From Betaworks, Brings On Erin Glenn As CEO — Today the folks at Alphaworks, the equity crowd-funding platform branched out of betaworks, are announcing leadership changes, with Erin Glenn taking the lead as CEO. Nick Chirls, cofounder and former CEO of Alphaworks, is moving on to pursue another new project.

Ezra’s Craft Liquor Marketplace Helps You Understand All The Subtle Notes Of Your Drink — At some point in most everyone's life, alcohol consumption goes from a sport wherein players try to get pounded in the most efficient way possible to an activity all in itself, where people actually enjoy the taste, the flavors, and the experience of drinking a fine liqueur.

Cloth Is Where Instagram And Your Closet Collide — Fashion and social networking belong together, but so far no one has found the perfect balance between user-generated content and a focus on edgy fashion. That's where Cloth comes in. It's a new app, launched today, that lets users share their favorite outfits in an Instagram-like feed, letting them get feedback from friends (with likes and chat) and saving their favorite outfits to remember later.

Hands On With The Motorola Droid Turbo From Verizon — The latest Droid device is now fully unveiled, and it's truly a beast. The most prominent and highlighted feature of the phone, its ability to charge quickly and last for up to 48 hours, is hard to test properly in a matter of hours.

Verizon Announces The Motorola Droid Turbo With Battery Super Powers — Today Motorola and Verizon are announcing the Droid Turbo, a new Droid-branded smartphone with a focus on super fast charging capabilities. Verizon claims the phone can get eight hours of battery life in 15 just minutes by using a special turbo charger sold with the phone.

SingldOut Raises $600K Seed Round To Get Science And Romance On The Same Page — SingldOut, the platform that uses genetic chemistry to determine a romantic match, has just announced that it has closed a $600k seed round. The round lends much more credibility to the formerly bootstrapped company, which is taking a markedly different and perhaps less understood approach to the dating space.

This Is What The Apple Watch Interface Looks Like On An iPhone — Ever since Apple announced the Apple Watch, it's been easy to let the imagination wander a bit. It's the first product out of Apple in a long time, perhaps since the iPhone, that feels truly exciting and new.

Twitpic Data Will Stay Alive “For Now” Thanks To An Agreement With Twitter — And in a somewhat happy turn of events, Twitpic has announced that it has reached an agreement with Twitter to keep Twitpic photos and links alive, giving Twitter control over the domain and the full photo archive. However, the agreement also states that Twitpic will no longer be taking any new photos or data and will only exist in a read-only mode.

Google’s New Skybox For Good Program Gives Real-Time Satellite Imagery To Non-Profits — On the heels of acquiring satellite startup Skybox in August, Google and Skybox have announced the Skybox for Good program, which will provide real-time satellite imagery to organizations and programs that save lives, protect the environment, promote education, and positively impact humanity, according to the official blog post.

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: iPads, Disrupt London, And iPads — You might have heard that Apple released some new iPads last week. A lot of them. Plus, TechCrunch ventured across the pond for Disrupt London, where a number of incredible hardware startups debuted their wares. It was a long, but awesome, week.
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Oct 30, 2014

@JoshConstine my point: to say that something is a little bit bad, or minimally destructive doesn’t change that it’s bad or destructive.”

Oct 30, 2014

@JoshConstine that picture doesn't include all the stuff that was actually burned in those two spots right?

Oct 30, 2014

Alphaworks, The Equity Crowdfunding Platfrom From Betaworks, Brings On Erin Glenn As CEO

Oct 30, 2014

Ezra’s Craft Liquor Marketplace Helps You Understand All The Subtle Notes Of Your Drink

Oct 30, 2014

RT @geoffreyfowler: Tim Cook comes out as gay: "We pave the sunlit path toward justice together, brick by brick. This is my brick."

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