TechCrunch Week-in-Review

Tesla’s Model S Gets “Ludicrous” Mode, Will Do 0-60 In 2.8 Seconds |
This Rancor Costume Takes Star Wars Cosplay To A Whole New Level |
Uber Launches “De Blasio’s Uber” Feature In NYC With 25-Minute Wait Times |
Tesla Is Making A Mystery Announcement Tomorrow |
Homejoy Is Shutting Down At The End Of The Month |
Match Group Buys PlentyOfFish For $575M To Bag More Singles |

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Tesla’s Model S Gets “Ludicrous” Mode, Will Do 0-60 In 2.8 Seconds

Tesla’s Model S P85D is well known for its wonderfully named “Insane” mode, which tunes the car to go from 0 to 60 in 3.1 seconds. Not insane… read more

This Rancor Costume Takes Star Wars Cosplay To A Whole New Level

Comic Con is full of Vaders, Boba Fetts, and Storm Troopers. But how many people can say they’ve roamed the show in an ultra detailed, kind-of-terrifying… read more

Uber Launches “De Blasio’s Uber” Feature In NYC With 25-Minute Wait Times

After holding a rally two weeks ago to protest the NYC bill that would severely limit the amount of drivers Uber and other ridesharing companies could add to… read more

Tesla Is Making A Mystery Announcement Tomorrow

We just got the official word: Tesla is announcing something tomorrow. What is that “something”? We… actually have no idea at the moment…. read more

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Homejoy Is Shutting Down At The End Of The Month

On-demand house cleaning service Homejoy is shutting down, after talks of an acquisition by its biggest competitor and a failure to raise enough money to keep… read more

Match Group Buys PlentyOfFish For $575M To Bag More Singles

A spot of consolidation in the online dating space today, with Match Group, the subsidiary of Tinder and OkCupid owner IAC, announcing it has agreed to acquire… read more

How I Got Wooed By Startups As An Intern

My life changed when I got a job at a startup. I was 19 years old and had just finished my first year at the University of Michigan. By some stroke of luck I… read more

Want To Be The Next Amazon? Go Cross-Border From Day One

The business of e-commerce is still mostly a national affair. U.S. consumers order from U.S. retailers like Amazon, Gap and Walmart; Chinese consumers buy from… read more

Tech’s Big Earnings, Reddit Drama, Homejoy Closes It’s Doors | CrunchWeek

Sarah Lane, Alex Wilhelm, and Drew Olanoff talk about the big news in tech this week. read more

New Reddit Policies Take Stance Against Harassment | Crunch Report

Google beats Q2 expectations, Amazon's Prime Day was lackluster but successful, Oculus VR acquires Pebbles… read more

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