Manhattan Center

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014 - Day 1 on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

Let The Games Begin: TechCrunch Disrupt Takes Over NYC

TechCrunch Disrupt officially kicked off Monday at the Manhattan Center, with hundreds of start-ups presenting their ideas and technologies to some of the best in the business.


Mata Amritanandamayi (L), known by her followers as "Amma" (mother), hugs a Hindu devotee during her visit to Hyderabad on February 28, 2011. (Photo credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

Amma, Known As The Hugging Saint, Embraces New York City

Mata Amritanandamayi, or Amma as she is lovingly called by her devotees, brought her message of compassion, service and unconditional love to New Yorkers this holiday weekend.