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I like math. Writer @TechCrunch, formerly @BuzzFeed and @WSJ. UNC 2010.

John Sculley On Drawing The Mac Phone For Steve Jobs — We had a chance to sit down with the founders of Zeta Interactive - John Sculley and David Steinberg - last week to talk a bit about their online marketing service. But Sculley isn't just known for that company, or the ones that came just before it where he worked with Steinberg.

John Sculley And David Steinberg Explain How Zeta Interactive Works with Big Brands to Track Engagement — Last week we had a chance to sit down with the founders of Zeta Interactive, an online marketing service - which isn't the first company that brought CEO David Steinberg and former Apple CEO John Sculley together. Zeta Interactive focuses on using data-mining and analytics to basically track where a customer came from.

ScoreBeyond, A Standardized Test Prep App, Raises $2.8M — ScoreBeyond, a service that helps students prepare for standardized tests like the SAT, said it has raised $2.8 million in a round led by Khosla Ventures. The ScoreBeyond app gives students a daily progress report of their skills as they prepare for the test, as well as daily exercises to improve their skills in certain subjects.

Pinterest Has Started Rolling Out Buyable Pins On The iPhone And iPad — Pinterest is starting to rolling out purchase button on its pins today in the iPhone and iPad apps, the company said. Buyable Pins let some retailers who are partners with Pinterest and retailers using Shopify and Demandware. The company unveiled Buyable Pins earlier this month, and said at the time that they would be rolling out later in June.

Intuit Lays Off 399 Employees In Company Realignment — Intuit has confirmed to TechCrunch that the company has laid off 399 people, or just under 5% of the company's roughly 8,000 employees, in a re-alignment of the company. We had heard a few stories about layoffs within the company over the past few days.

PayRange, A Startup That Enables Vending Machines To Take Credit Cards For Payment, Raises $12M — PayRange, which makes a small device that plugs into vending machines that enables customers to pay with credit cards, said that it has raised $12 million in venture financing. The company produces a device that plugs into vending machines that interacts with an app.

Dropbox Hits 400 Million Registered Users — Dropbox said today that it now has 400 million registered users - a jump from the last public figure about its user base in May last year. Previously, the company had said it had 300 million users.

GoFundMe’s Investors Take A Controlling Stake In Latest Financing Round — It appears GoFundMe's founders have decided it's time to cash out. The company's cofounders Brad Damphousse and Andy Ballester told the Wall Street Journal today that the pair have decided to sell a controlling stake to the investor group that is leading its latest financing round.

Shyp Nabs Foursquare’s Varun Shetty To Run Business Development — Shyp, an app that enables customers to summon a courier and ship an item, has hired Foursquare's Varun Shetty to run the company's business development operations. Shetty's primary focus for now will be building relationships with retailers with the company's returns product.

Dropbox Redesigns Its Android App — Dropbox today released a redesign for its Android application designed to streamline the process of sharing files and uploading folders. The new Android app is a redesign of the user interface that's a little more seamless compared to its previous versions.
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Jul 03, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Sources: YC Alums Club Together For Crystal Towers, A $100M VC Fund by @ingridlunden @mattlynley

Jul 03, 2015

John Sculley says in 1984 he drew concepts for the Mac Phone w/ Steve Jobs -- because Jobs couldn't draw

Jul 02, 2015

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