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  • Sandboxing And Smart Regulation In An Age of A/B Testing
    shutterstock-capitol-drones Editor’s Note: Nick Sinai is a Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, a Venture Partner at Insight Venture Partners, and a former U.S. Deputy CTO at the White House. The small drone crash at the White House earlier this week is just the latest in a series of reminders that when it comes… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.30.15
    Gillmor Gang Artcard Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session today at 1pmPT/4pm ET. Click here for LIVE FriendFeed chat during show broadcast Gillmor Gang on Facebook Our sister show, G3, on Facebook Our sister show, G3, on ustream Read More

  • TC AppleCast 3: Apple Sells All The iPhones
    TC-applecast-post It’s a very special episode of the TechCrunch AppleCast, as we’re joined by Jackdaw Research founder and Chief Analyst Jan Dawson, who offers some context around Apple’s huge earnings success reported earlier in the week. Dawson joins Darrell Etherington and Kyle Russell to explain just how Apple managed to sell 74.5 million iPhones in a single quarter, and to discuss some… Read More

  • Google Now Gets Upgraded With Cards From Your Favorite Apps
    Screen Shot 2015-01-30 at 3.35.45 PM Google Now, Google’s service focused on bringing you real-time information to your mobile device – including things like traffic updates, scores, stock changes, travel times, your flight status, and much more – is getting a notable update today. The company says that, going forward, the Google app will show users updates from their favorite apps, too. At launch, Google is… Read More

  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Apple iPhones, Samsung Smartphones, And Legos!
    gadgets150130 It’s earnings season, which means we get a deeper look into the true popularity of the various gadgets on the market. This week, all eyes were on Apple as the company announced record-breaking quarterly results, including the sale of ~75 million smartphones. Turns out, Samsung showed similar sales figures by unit but at a lower margin per device, yielding lower overall sales.… Read More

  • 13 Questions With Mark Cuban
    cuban1 Welcome to 13 Questions, a series aimed at bringing a human face to notable figures in the world of startups, hardware, and tech. Ever wonder how your favorite designer learned to love tech? Curious what’s on your favorite VC’s bucket list? Want to see the person behind the media hype? 13 Questions is here. This week Mark Cuban talks about his upbringing and road to becoming an… Read More

  • The Bootstrapper?s Guide To Bitcoin Remittances
    bitcoin-hero There’s a lot of rhetoric about bitcoin and its impact on the $430 billion international remittance industry. One of the cryptocurrency’s most obvious uses is, after all, sending money across the planet with roughly the same effort as sending an email. The potential effect on emerging markets — savings in aggregate that are larger than most countries’ education… Read More

  • Epson Home Cinema 3500 Projector Review
    IMG_8180 Epson’s Home Cinema 3500 is a mid-range home projector that’s designed to provide bright, clear 1080p (and 3D) video without breaking the bank. It’s a big step up in size and embedded tech from the Epson PowerLite 2030, another projector I’ve recently tested, but does it justify the considerable extra expense? With the Super Bowl right around the corner, it’s… Read More

  • ?Zombie? Apps On The Rise ? 83% Of Apps Not On Top Lists, Up From 74% Last Year
    apps-ios7 With the app economy showing no sign of slowing, the iOS App Store, too, continues to grow, and has now reached over 1.42 million apps, according to a new report out this morning from app analytics firm adjust. One interesting metric the report uncovered is just how many of the apps are effectively invisible to consumers – something adjust lovingly refers to as “zombie… Read More

  • Vine Introduces Vine Kids
    vinekids Vine is today introducing a new layer of the app called Vine Kids. It’s meant to be a safe, kid-friendly space for a younger audience to play around with the app and watch vines. The feature pulls from the millions of Vines being created on the platform and chooses ones that are appropriate for children. The interface of the Kids section of the app has also been tailored to be more fun… Read More

  • Airbnb Hires Former Say Media SVP Alex Schleifer As Head Of Design
    Airbnb Symbol Airbnb has always been pretty design-oriented, but today it’s announcing that it has hired former Say Media exec Alex Schleifer to head its design organization. He’ll lead the user experience and content design teams, as well as working with the production design team Read More

  • Rothenberg Ventures? First Virtual Reality Accelerator Emphasizes Health And Education
    Deepstream VR could enlighten and heal, not just entertain. Its immersiveness could distract us from pain, help us face our phobias, or give us first-hand training. “We have a belief that VR will disrupt every industry. And it’s global. So we made efforts to find companies in every different industry and that are global” Rothenberg Ventures’ founder Mike Rothenberg about the… Read More

  • Female Founders Fare Much Better In 2014
    female-founders In a place where having a penis is referred to as the sine qua non of the startup founder, it’s easy to jump on the pessimism bandwagon and overlook any gradual momentum for women in tech. But the data tells a different story. Read More

  • Daily Mail Acquires Millennial-Focused Website Elite Daily
    elite daily team DMG Media, publisher of UK newspaper The Daily Mail, announced this morning that it has acquired Elite Daily. Describing itself as “The Voice Of Generation Y,” Elite Daily mixes general news and culture coverage with stories like, um, “You Can Literally Make Over $13,000 A Year Just By Pooping.” (Which, to be fair, is good to know.) In a blog post about the acquisition,… Read More

  • Blinq Enhances Your Favorite Messaging Applications With Extra Information
    blinq-app A new mobile application called Blinq is launching today into public beta to add a layer of contextual information to your favorite mobile messaging applications. Founder Yossi Ghinsberg, who’s better known for his adventures in the Amazon (not, but the actual unchartered wilderness), described Blinq as “more of a hack than an app,” saying that people are tired… Read More

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