The new funding is announced in conjunction with a site redesign meant to make it easier to find services, which start at $5 a pop.
The Uber for home cleaning, Helpling, lets you hire house cleaners either online or through an app. It's attracted a workforce of students who love the job's flexibility.
Music from Bach's "Well Tempered Clavier" is rendered in a way that gives classical a modern twist.
When Google unveiled its smart and controversial eyewear three years ago, some early tech adopters tried to do their part by eagerly pushing for Glass acceptance. The world pushed back.
Social network says previous policy on violent threats was "unduly narrow." Also, it will suspend accounts or force users to delete tweets if they engage in abusive behavior.
The search company says any blog with sexually explicit content or graphic nudity will be made private as of March 23. Blogs created after that may be removed, depending on the severity of the content.
An Argentinian designer has given some famous scenes from "Star Wars" the Swiss Style treatment. The results are as appealing as a tauntaun in a snowstorm.
"Beep" will be a feature-length documentary film and book of game sound and music from the mechanical arcades through today's orchestras.
Demonstrators occupy the tech giant's downtown retail shop to speak out against alleged underpaying of contract employees.
The social network says users caught posting images from the gruesome video of the alleged beheading of photojournalist James Foley will have their accounts yanked.