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Anki Will Ship The Second Generation Of Its Robotic Slot Cars On September 20 — Think of Anki Overdrive as slot cars for the smartphone age. With upgrades, achievements and characters, it's a perfect marriage of smartphones with physical toys. The system debuted two years ago and the company has steadily upgraded the system since. But today, the company revealed the ship date and price of its next generation product, Anki Overdrive.

Watch Microsoft Ventures Digital Works Accelerator Demo Day Presentations Right Here — TechCrunch is pleased to host the live video stream of the Microsoft Ventures Digital Works Accelerator demo day. Watch the presentations right here on July 10. The show kicks off at 4:00 p.m. PDT, and if you're around Seattle, you can attend the event by registering here.

Legendary Venture Capitalist Vinod Khosla Is Returning To Disrupt SF — We just can't keep him away from Disrupt, and TechCrunch is thrilled to announce that Vinod Khosla will once again be joining us onstage at Disrupt SF 2015. Vinod Khosla is the founder of Khosla Ventures, a venture capital firm with an eye for environmentally friendly technologies in addition to the standard array of Internet, computing, mobile and silicon technology companies.

Buy Tickets Now For The Summer Party At August Capital — TechCrunch's annual summer soirée is almost here. As in years past, August Capital will graciously host TechCrunch and hundreds of local investors, founders and developers at its sunny office on Sand Hill Road. All are welcome to the July 31 event, but space is limited.

Sign Up To Volunteer At Disrupt SF — Do you like to get your hands dirty and want to be a part of the best startup show in tech? If so, you should sign up to be a TechCrunch Work Exchange Volunteer at Disrupt SF 2015. We're happy to announce that we have now started accepting applications to the Work Exchange.

Pinterest’s Tracy Chou To Talk Diversity At Disrupt SF 2015 — Diversity is a problem even Silicon Valley cannot solve - something Tracy Chou plainly highlighted in 2013 when she set up a database to help quantify the Valley's diversity issue with the hopes of bringing to light just how few women engineers there are at top tech firms. Now, in 2015, companies inside and out of the Valley are striving to solve this issue and we're excited to announce Chou will be joining us for an on-stage interview at Disrupt SF 2015.

Y Combinator President Sam Altman to Take the Stage at Disrupt SF 2015 — He's the former co-founder of the social startup Loopt, which was funded by his current company - Y Combinator - in 2005 and acquired by the Green Dot Corporation in 2012. He's Sam Altman, president of Y Combinator, and we're thrilled that he'll be joining us once again for an on-stage interview at Disrupt SF 2015.

M.D. Turned VC Beth Seidenberg To Talk Biotech Startups At Disrupt SF — Beth Seidenberg is a licensed physician immunologist who helped bring drugs like the asthma drug Singulair and the pain medication Vioxx to market before turning to venture capitalism.

Sign Up For Startup Alley Country Pavilions At Disrupt SF — Disrupt SF 2015 is still a few months away, but if you're a startup looking to get your product in front of some of the best entrepreneurs, investors and journalists around, it's never too soon to start planning to attend the show.

Legendary Talent Manager Troy Carter To Speak At Disrupt SF — He founded the Atom Factory talent management agency, helped pop artist Lady Gaga reach millions of little monsters with a branded social network, and launched a VC firm with investments in heavyweight tech firms like Dropbox, Uber and Spotify. He's Troy Carter, and we're thrilled to announce that he'll be joining us for a live on-stage interview at Disrupt SF 2015.
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Jul 04, 2015

RT @sohear: My Silicon Valley documentary is now FREE to stream on YouTube: (Please Like/RT etc.)

Jul 02, 2015

You guys. Giphy isn't working in Slack right now. What the hell?

Jun 30, 2015

Protip to startups: Don't use shady companies to ship your product. It makes you just as shady.

Jun 29, 2015

My boy went to Cub Scout camp for the first time and of course he brought along a @GoPro.

Jun 28, 2015

RT @raywert: You'll never guess where Michigan is ranked in @Thrillist's list of the 50 states.…

Jun 26, 2015

Who know who has piss-poor customer support? @Securifi for their Almond routers.

Jun 26, 2015

When someone brings an egg salad sandwich on your flight.

Jun 23, 2015

RT @cadenburross: Just wrapped a great conversation w/ @mjburnsy about @reQwip. Tonight's @TechCrunch Pitch-Off is going to be a blast. See y'all there!

Jun 19, 2015

Took the kids to see #InsideOut last night and pretty sure the (often) obnoxiously joyous @LSH was the inspiration for Joy.

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