Top Stories of the Day // May 6, 2015

Zenefits Just Raised $500 Million At A $4.5 Billion Valuation |
Google Launches Cloud Bigtable, A Highly Scalable And Performant NoSQL Database |
Carly Fiorina Just Played The Gender Card All Wrong |
IBM Announces Marketing Partnership With Facebook |
Oculus Rift Consumer VR System Pre-Orders Start Later This Year, Ships Q1 2016 |
Announcing The TechCrunch 2015 Disrupt Battlefield Finalists |
Nucleus Scientific Launches To Revolutionize Batteries |

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Today’s Top Stories // May 6, 2015

Zenefits Just Raised $500 Million At A $4.5 Billion Valuation

Zenefits today said it has raised $500 million in a round led by Fidelity and TPG at a whopping $4.5 billion valuation. The company, which allows small- and… read more

Google Launches Cloud Bigtable, A Highly Scalable And Performant NoSQL Database

With Cloud Bigtable, Google is launching a new NoSQL database offering today that, as the name implies, is powered by the company's Bigtable data storage… read more

Carly Fiorina Just Played The Gender Card All Wrong

Wrapping up her interview onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt with presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, TechCrunch's Sarah Lane asked a pretty common question for a… read more

IBM Announces Marketing Partnership With Facebook

IBM and Facebook are teaming up to offer marketers new integrations between the two platforms. IBM said customers will now be able to buy Facebook ads with… read more

Oculus Rift Consumer VR System Pre-Orders Start Later This Year, Ships Q1 2016

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Announcing The TechCrunch 2015 Disrupt Battlefield Finalists

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Nucleus Scientific Launches To Revolutionize Batteries

How long does it take to recharge an iPhone? A few hours, right? Nucleus Scientific revealed a solution onstage today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY that can charge a… read more

TOP VIDEOS

Gillmor Gang: Watch Not Watch

 The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday,… read more

CrunchWeek: Secret’s Demise, Botched Earnings, And Microsoft Goes Viral

 Hello from New York, friends, where TechCrunch’s staff has taken up residence to put on a small confab… read more

Gillmor Gang: Time Machine

 The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded… read more

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