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Vox Media Acquires Re/code — Venture-funded digital media conglomerate Vox Media has acquired Re/code, the technology industry news publication led by renowned tech journalists Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg. The news was first reported today by the New York Times . Financial details of the size of the deal, which was reportedly all-stock, have not been disclosed.

TC Cribs: Lumosity’s Brilliant SOMA Office — Welcome back to a new episode of Cribs, the TechCrunch TV series that takes you inside the office spaces of all kinds of tech companies. Today we headed over to the San Francisco headquarters of Lumosity, the company that makes online games aimed at keeping your brain alert and healthy - basically like a gym for your mind.

CrunchWeek: Pebble’s Cash Crunch, Stripe Hits $5B, And NSA Reform’s Uncertain Future — Happy holiday Friday, team, and welcome to another episode of CrunchWeek. This time around, we remain camped out in the CrunchBase offices while TCHQ undergoes reconstructive surgery, Our own Kyle Russell, Colleen Taylor, and your modest supplicant sat down in broad red chairs to dig into Pebble's reported cash woes, Stripe's shiny new valuation, and just what is going on in the Senate when it comes to NSA reform.

TC Cribs: Glassdoor’s Sausalito HQ Is A Haven For Hiking, Biking, And Even Kayaking — After a several month hiatus, we're back with a new season of TechCrunch Cribs, the show that goes inside the doors of tech companies to show what it's like for the employees who work hard (and often play hard) there.

Who’s Afraid of Instagram? Not Shutterfly — Online photo sharing, storage and printing stalwart Shutterfly is well aware of photo startups such as Instagram, Sincerely, Keepsy, and others. But according to Shutterfly CEO Jeff Housenbold, the new competition doesn't exactly keep him up at night.

Watch The Disrupt NY Hackathon Live Stream Here — More than a thousand hackers descended on the Manhattan Center in New York City over the weekend to build the best apps that can come out of a 20 hour period, and now is the time we see the fruits of their labor.

Ad Tech Startup TellApart Hits $100 Million Revenue Run Rate — TellApart may not be a household name, but if you spend time shopping (or window shopping) online, you have probably come across its technology. The Burlingame, California-based startup helps online retailers precisely target relevant ads to customers based on in-depth user data - so if you've ever clicked on an ad for a pair of shoes that seem like they were made for you, TellApart may very well have been responsible.

Peer-To-Peer Pet Boarding Marketplace DogVacay Launches Daycare — Have you ever seen a home security video of what dogs do when their owners go to work? I like to imagine that they chill out and celebrate like teenagers whose parents are away, but that's not the case.

CrunchWeek: Yahoo+Foursquare, Etsy’s IPO Goes Boom, And Slack Raises Another Chunk Of Capital — We hope you accomplished enough this week. If not, you won't be saving your productivity this Friday afternoon, so we're here to CrunchWeek with you. This time around Sarah Buhr, Colleen Taylor and Alex Wilhelm riff through the latest Yahoo and Foursquare rumors, Etsy's mind-bending initial public offering, and Slack's massive new capital raise.

Reserve, The Dining Reservation App From Startup Studio Expa, Beefs Up With Two Acquisitions — Reserve, the restaurant reservation company that launched this past fall out of Garrett Camp's "startup studio" Expa, announced today it has acquired two fellow startups in the dining space. Reserve said it has bought Zurvu, a New York-based startup that also deals in online restaurant reservations, and HAIL, a Santa Monica-based startup that makes an app for splitting the check with a group of diners.
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May 21, 2015

@CaseyNewton @Techmeme's hed is good shade, by Silicon Valley standards! if @annaholmes ever covers SV shade, @gaberivera should be included

May 20, 2015

"As we’re wont to do in life, on to the next one." -@alexia, who is a wonderful boss and friend.…

May 19, 2015

@AustenAllred i keep seeing "GET SHIT DONE" posters & it's so annoying! I'm not a huge language prude, but it mostly just seems lazy/vulgar

May 19, 2015

RT @sarahlane: TC Cribs is back! Peek in on snazzy startup spaces with @loyalelectron. New episodes every Tuesday:…

May 17, 2015

@aten @semil @dtrinh @msg i believe that's recently changed, & SF's first one is at the new UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Mission Bay

May 14, 2015

Inside the almost-adult lives of the real teens of Silicon Valley -- such a good read by @NellieBowles

May 13, 2015

RT @joelle_emerson: Excited to talk with @loyalelectron about recruiting and retaining diverse talent at #PulseConf2015 lunch & learn in 30…

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