Tickets for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice are now on sale

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Tickets for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice are now on sale one month ahead of the film’s debut. Fans can head over to Fandango for a chance to pick up tickets in their home cities. The initial screenings are scheduled to start at 6PM ET on March 24th.

As the premiere for Batman v. Superman nears, buzz is likely to increase and early reviews are almost sure to start rolling in. According to Deadline, projections show the superhero epic pulling in between $100 million and $140 million in its opening weekend, putting it right behind The Hunger Games $152.5 million record. Whatever happens, it’s safe to assume the film will make a ton of money. Batman v. Superman premieres on March 25th.

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The unbelievable €2.4 million Bugatti Chiron in pictures

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There are many absurd facts about the Bugatti Chiron that was just introduced today ahead of the Geneva Motor Show. Its top speed is electronically limited — limited! — to 261 miles per hour. It can reach 125 miles per hour in 6.5 seconds, which may very well be faster than the time it takes your personal vehicle to reach half that. And the base price is an astounding €2.4 million ($2.6 million), which you can presumably run up with options and customization. Nothing about this rare machine (just 500 will be made) is for the faint of heart.

We’ve already given you all the details about this ridiculous machine — but Bugatti, in its infinite generosity, has provided a huge and extremely awesome set of photos to go along with it. We…

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The Popslate 2 comes with a bigger E ink display and will charge your iPhone

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Last year, Popslate brought its first E ink iPhone case to market, giving users a second screen to display information on. This year, the company is back with the Popslate 2, which features a larger screen, notifications, and a built-in battery to charge your iPhone.

Although the original Popslate didn’t live up to its potential — it needed to be charged via Micro-USB instead of a lightning cable, it could only shuffle through eight images at launch, and despite being a Mophie-sized case, it couldn’t charge your iPhone — Popslate has remedied all those issues on the second-generation device. The Popslate 2 now comes with a  4.7-inch display at 200dpi, up from 4 inches and 115dpi. And it now uses the Lightning port to communicate with…

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Geneva Motor Show 2016: the latest news and most insane cars

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Whether it’s pushing speed and performance boundaries or redefining expectations of luxury and technological advancement, the cars of the Geneva Motor Show are invariably leaders in their class. All the big companies prioritize this one week in March as a time to show off their very best and most advanced automobiles, and Geneva rarely disappoints. This year’s edition features a new special edition Lamborghini, a successor to Bugatti’s Veyron, Aston Martin’s DB11, and a variety of other unveilings and innovations. To keep up to date with all the happenings from the show floor, stay tuned right here.

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Uber says demand in New York City is up 30 percent since prices were cut

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Uber has taken a lot of flack from some of its drivers since it lowered fares in January, but the ride-hail company argues that the cheaper rides are having the desired effect. In New York City, for example, where fares were cut 15 percent on January 28th, demand for uberX rides in some neighborhoods has risen over 50 percent in the three weeks since the cut, compared to the previous three weeks, the company says. Trips in Soundview in the Bronx and Jamaica in Queens, both working-class neighborhoods, rose 55 percent and 51 percent, respectively.

Uber did not release trip data for the entire city, but in a separate blog post it provided a borough-by-borough breakdown of demand in the three weeks after the fare cut. When averaged…

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Tripda, Rocket Internet’s Carpooling Business, To Shut Down March 4

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Screen Shot 2016-02-29 at 10.56.56 Another transportation startup has run out of gas while larger companies continue refuelling to tap into economies of scale. Tripda — a carpooling startup operating in 13 countries including the U.S. and backed by the Berlin-based incubator Rocket Internet — has announced that it will cease operations on March 4 after facing high operating costs and failing to raise funding to… Read More

Nominations For The 2016 Europas Awards Now Open, TechCrunch Partners

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18914617356_3e3a1222d2_k Nominations are now open for The Europas Awards 2016, the European Tech Startup Awards. The Europas will be held on June 14, 2016, in London. You can nominate an individual (founder, investor etc) or startup that you think in the last year deserves to be recognized RIGHT HERE. The deadline for nominations is 18 March. TechCrunch is the Official Media Partner and attendees of The Europas… Read More

Microsoft Launches Pre-Orders For $3,000 HoloLens Development Kit, Will Start Shipping March 30

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MSHoloLens_GroupShot_wAcc_WhtBG_V2_RGB When Microsoft first announced HoloLens, its mixed-reality hardware platform, many of us assumed it was little more than a cool demo that was meant to stir up excitement for the company. But it was clearly more than that and starting today, Microsoft will start taking pre-orders from developers who have applied for a unit. Developers who get an invite will be able to buy a unit for $3,000.… Read More

Dashlane Brings YubiKey Support To Its Password Manager

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Dashlane YubiKey Using password managers like Dashlane or LastPass is probably one of the best ways to stay safe on the Internet (because you really don’t want to recycle your passwords), but when your password manager itself is only protected by a basic password, you set yourself up for problems.
If you are a paying Dashlane user, you can now keep your passwords a bit safer because the service… Read More

Google Maps Brings Its “Add A Pit Stop” Feature To iOS

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google-maps-ios Last fall, Google announced the addition of a long-requested feature to Google Maps, which allowed users to – finally! – add a stop along their current route. That way you could route your way to a gas station or restaurant ahead of your final destination. However, at launch, the feature was only available on Android devices. Today, Google says the feature is now available on all… Read More

Twitter Ended Up Paying $479M For Ad Tech Startup TellApart, 10-K Reveals

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twitter headquarters Twitter’s largest acquisition to date, of the ad tech business TellApart, has turned out to be a little less less big than originally thought. Back in April 2015, it was calculated that Twitter would pay nearly $533 million for TellApart based on the company’s share price at the time. But a 10-K report published today notes the final numbers. It was nearly $54 million… Read More

The HTC Vive Ships April 5, Pre-Orders Open Now

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HTC Vive HTC’s $799 Vive virtual reality headset opened for pre-orders this morning. The headset will begin shipping April 5 in the US, just a week or so after the consumer launch of the the Oculus Rift, which launches March 28.
Pre-orders can be placed on the HTC site today for shipment to the US and 23 other countries.
The $799 package includes the headset, a pair of controllers and two… Read More

Square Cash’s Fast Payments App Can Now Hold A Balance

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Screen Shot 2016-02-29 at 11.57.02 AM Square Cash, the peer-to-peer payments app that aims to replace cash by offering instant deposits, rolled out another feature today that better positions the app to challenge competitors like PayPal and Venmo: the ability to maintain a cash balance. That is, users can now choose to switch on an optional “Cash Drawer” to hold onto money in the app, similar to other digital wallets. Read More

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