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I watched HBO’s Tinder-shaming doc ‘Swiped’ so you don’t have to – TechCrunch

I watched HBO’s Tinder-shaming doc ‘Swiped’ so you don’t have to – TechCrunch Have you ever wanted to see one of your “hate-reads” stretched out to feature-film length? If so, you’ll want to watch HBO’s new documentary, “Swiped,” which takes a depressing, trigger-inducing and damning look at online dating culture, …

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The five best reasons you don’t want to miss Disrupt SF this September – TechCrunch

The five best reasons you don’t want to miss Disrupt SF this September – TechCrunch TechCrunch’s Disrupt SF (Sept. 5-7) is our most ambitious event ever. And if we’re sure of one thing, it’s that people in the startup scene will extract more insights and inspiration from this Disrupt than …

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Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd is coming to Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd is coming to Disrupt SF – TechCrunch Bumble founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd has always done things her own way. Whether it’s standing up for her political beliefs, building a company with fully outsourced engineers, or avoiding the usual startup fundraising runaround, Wolfe Herd …

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Whitney Wolfe Herd doesn’t care what she’s supposed to do – TechCrunch

Whitney Wolfe Herd doesn’t care what she’s supposed to do – TechCrunch It’s 4:55pm Central Time on a Tuesday at Bumble headquarters in Austin, Texas. Whitney Wolfe Herd, the 28-year-old founder and CEO of the woman-led dating app is showing me around the nearly four-year-old startup’s office before we sit down …

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Bumble drops Facebook login requirement – TechCrunch

Bumble drops Facebook login requirement – TechCrunch The week after Mark Zuckerberg testified in front Congress, Bumble is announcing that it will no longer require that users have a Facebook account to log in. The popular women-first dating app is set to institute the change to its registration process tomorrow. …

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Bumble responds to Match’s patent lawsuit – TechCrunch

Yesterday we reported that Match, the parent company of Tinder, was suing Bumble for patent infringement and misuse of intellectual property. Specifically, Match alleged that Bumble “copied Tinder’s world-changing, card-swipe-based, mutual opt-in premise” for which a patent was filed in 2013 (before Bumble was founded) but just granted a few months ago. …

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