Sifting through a cacophony of competing voices to look for true, interesting and useful ideas is hard work; simply throwing out bullshit in order to cause trouble and get a reaction is infinitely easier
The great part about livestreaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat is that we get to see things that we rarely (or never) get to see from a completely new..
One of the most frequent questions I get as a VC is how to become a VC. Newly minted MBAs and startup veterans alike want to get into the investing game in..
In 1913, in what is now an affluent suburb of Cairo, Egypt, an American engineer named Frank Shuman built the world's first solar thermal power station, which..
2015 has been a good year to be a cord cutter. There are more ways than ever to watch television and movies over-the-top without a subscription to a cable or..
Ad blocking app Peace gets taken down from App Store by its creator, teenaged maker Ahmed Mohammed switches schools and is Google releasing a new Chromecast this month? http://tcrn.ch/1QN4FP4
Another move by a large company to up its stakes in the world of open source technologies: Payments giant First Data Corporation has acquired Spree Commerce,..
A new Bay Area accelerator, NFX Guild, has emerged on the scene with plans to run a three-month-long program twice a year for between 10 and 15 companies. It..
What do you do when you don’t know what you want to read, watch, listen to or do next? What do you do if you don't know what to search for? Or can’t..
If you've ever wanted to get a perfect picture to accompany your new bedroom interior, or fell in love with a piece of art you spotted on holiday, then you'll..
Welp, journalists got some inbox candy on a Friday from Google. An invite to an event on September 29th. What will the event be about? Is it hardware? Has to..
As many have noted, we're entering a new era where wearable gadgets -- from watches and fitness bands to glasses and health aids -- are at the forefront of..
A few months ago, I took a ride down the 101 in an Audi that had been modified to self-drive down Bay Area highways. It was a company called Cruise that was..
The “$1,000 genome” has been one of the most visible tech goals in the last 10 years, even sporting its own XPrize for a short time. It refers to the..
On Wednesday night, at an event in San Francisco, Automattic founder and CEO Matt Mullenweg answered a wide range of questions in conversation with one of..
Harrison Barnes, Golden State Warrior and NBA Finals Champion, has interests that vary far beyond the world of basketball. In fact, Barnes has a true passion..
Ford is holding its annual developer conference in tandem with the TechCrunch Disrupt SF Hackathon this weekend and ahead of the event, the company announced..
As Bill Gurley (General Partner at Benchmark Capital and board member of Uber) notes, Uber will be the dominant player in the ride-hailing business. Why?..
The experience of walking through the booths and shopping for produce at a farmers market is moving online. GrubMarket (YC W15) allows consumers to order..
Is bitcoin a currency or a commodity? According to the United Stated Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), bitcoin is the former. Its recent decision..
Microsoft released a new Windows 10 build to the 'fast ring' of its operating system testing community today. The new code, dubbed build 10547, has quite a..
According to a report by the NY Daily Times, the FBI considers your retweets to be endorsements...especially when it comes to chatter about the terrorist..
This article is Part 1 of a 3-part series. Twenty years ago less than one percent of the world was connected to the internet. In 2015, roughly..
Good things are coming this month, and I don't just mean our Disrupt San Francisco event. That's because Google just pulled the trigger on invites to a press..
Hello fellow disrupters, and welcome to another episode of CrunchWeek, TechCrunch’s weekly roundup show where we talk the biggest things in tech. This..
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