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Senior Writer @TechCrunch. Voice of a generation. Socializing since 1988.

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Lexus Hoverboard, Anki, And Bowling Central — Happy Friday of a long weekend, everyone! To celebrate America's Independence Day, we've chosen some extra fun topics for this week's episode of the TechCrunch Gadgets Podcast. Lexus teased out a new hoverboard this week, because the world clearly isn't weird enough yet. Anki is preparing to ship its second-generation robotic track cars very soon.

An Interview With Blue Apron CEO Matt Salzberg — Blue Apron, the NY-based startup that delivers weekly pre-portioned ingredients and recipes to your home, has been cooking over the past year. The company recently announced that it had surpassed 1 million meals shipped monthly, putting estimated yearly revenue at $120 million.

Splacer, With $1.4M In New Funding, Is Airbnb For Event Spaces — Splacer, the Tel Aviv-based marketplace for listing and renting out creative event space, today announced that it has raised $1.4 million in seed funding led by Carmel Ventures. A number of angel investors, including Shlomo Kramer, Sam Ben Avraham, and Eyal Shaked, also participated in the round, Alongside the funding announcement, Splacer is also going live with a beta product in New York City.

Tune In To The TechCrunch Radio Pitch-Off On Sirius XM Tonight! — TechCrunch Radio is going down tonight (just like it does every Tuesday) and... well, we need you. If you're a startup looking to get publicity or build awareness, the TC Radio Pitch-Off is just the ticket.

One Month, The Platform That Teaches You To Code (And More) In 30 Days, Picks Up $1.9M In Funding — One Month, the learning platform that promises a solid, enterprise-based education in one month or less, has today announced the close of an additional $1.9 million in seed funding, co-led by existing investor Idea Bulb Ventures and new investor Arena Ventures. Cornerstone On-Demand also participated in the round as a strategic investor.

Meetup + Pitch-Off: Seattle 2015 — TechCrunch's legendary meetup + pitch-off event is coming to Seattle! Join us for beer, good conversation, and a battle to the death to see which entrepreneurs can dazzle and excite the judges in under sixty seconds. Pitch-Off Competition Participants interested in competing in the pitch-off will have 60 seconds to explain why their startup is awesome.

TechCrunch Invades Seattle Tonight! — Dear city of Seattle, This is a love letter. Because I love you. Wow. Seattle, you're more gorgeous then I remember. - Jordan Crook (@jordanrcrook) June 25, 2015 Which is why I have come to this beautiful town, bringing with me TechCrunch writers Greg Kumparak and Frederic Lardinois, and a full-fledged Pitch-Off.

Google Launches Free, Ad-Supported Version Of Play Music

Sense360 Launches Out Of Stealth To Make Your Apps Smarter — Sense360, the company that received $2.75 million in seed without ever telling us publicly what it is that they do, has just come out of stealth with the launch of their SDK. The idea behind Sense360 is actually quite simple, though execution of that plan is anything but.

Swarm Brings Back Mayors — Mayorships. Enthusiastic users of the old foursquare likely feel a little pull at the heartstrings when they hear the word, given that the title was totally removed from both the new Foursquare and Swarm when the company split the app into two. But fret no longer, former mayors.
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Jul 02, 2015

Dear Apple, please make the Apple TV and/or AirPlay better so that I don't have to troubleshoot for my mom once a week.

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