Chrome’s built-in ad blocker will go live tomorrow. It’s the first time Google will automatically block some ads in Chrome, but while quite a few online publishers are fretting about this move, as a regular user, you may not even notice it. Read More
Five years ago, Alexis Bonatsos, née Tsotsis, was co-editor of TechCrunch, a job that made her renowned in startup circles and familiar with a wide number of startups and their founders. What she really longed to do, in fact, was invest in some of them.
Wi-Fi password sticker on your router? Snap. Cute sweater in a store’s window display? Snap. Party invitation? Snap. Cool gift idea for mom? Snap. If any of this sounds familiar to you,
Tesla announced a number of new hires today, including Stuart Bowers, who is joining as VP of engineering. Bowers is joining Tesla from Snap, where he worked as VP of monetization engineering. Other new hires include Neeraj Manrao, who left Apple to become Tesla’s director of energy manufacturing,
Facebook doesn’t ban fictional characters with hateful content as a rule, but interestingly Pepe the frog is well enough established as a hate speech symbol that Facebook has a very particular policy devoted only to the cartoon frog.
Just how big Fortnite? Very big. Very, very big. $296 million in April, big. That’s according to SuperData Research (via The Verge), a service that tracks digital game sales. The number, which includes sales from the console, mobile and PC versions of the game,
Well, that didn’t take long. Yahoo Finance’s new social savings app Tanda, which launched just this January, is already shutting down. The company announced the news of the app’s closure via a blog post, which vaguely hinted at a lack of traction.
A cluster of U.S. news websites has gone dark for readers in Europe as the EU’s new privacy laws went into effect on Friday. The ruleset, known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),
French startup Adikteev raised a $12 million funding round led by Ring Capital and BNP Paribas Développement, with existing investors ISAI, Ventech and Laurent Asscher also participating.
HTC’s smartphone and connected devices president and former CFO, Chialin Chang, has resigned. The move, spotted earlier by Engadget, was announced today and is effective immediately. Read More
Third time is a charm. Viva Technology (or “VivaTech” for short) hosted its kick-off press conference to present this year’s event. And this year is going to be quite special for TechCrunch as well because we’re hosting a Startup Battlefield Europe at VivaTech and a Hackathon.
Earlier this week, Microsoft took the wraps off its Intel-based Surface Pro 3, which comes in five different configurations. The official spec sheet indicates that the 12-inch tablet device comes with a 4th generation Intel processor in three varients: i3, i5 and i7.
These guys are Nick McClintock and the Xpogo crew. Franly, I don't know who Nick McClintock and the Xpogo crew are or how the hell did they think about using pogos to perform their acrobatic jumps, but watching their first-person videos is making me dizzy.Read more...
Google 将以 5 亿美元收购卫星公司 Skybox Imaging，其卫星技术将为 Google 地图提供高质量图像，此外还将帮助提供互联网接入和灾难救助服务。
I don't know which Avengers character I would love playing the most in this game. Would it be Iron Man so I get to use his crazy ass suit? Thor, for his long locks and hammer? Captain America's super shield? Ah, who am I kidding, it'd definitely be The Hulk. Read more...
许多人对于微软跳过 Windows 9 直接发布 Windows 10 的做法十分不解，微软似乎也一直其中原因三缄其口，迟迟没有给出正式的解释。
This beautiful time-lapse by Alexander Spirin shows the many contrasts of Moscow. A gorgeous city that mixes classicism and modernity taking it to the extreme. You can start the night at the Bolshoi ballet and finish it two days later stepping out the wildest club you've ever been into. Read more...
不论是移动 App 还是Web 应用，透视宝以真实用户体验的视角，为企业提供实时的性能监控、分析与管理解决方案。
On any other day of the year, you might write this off as sentimental schmaltz. But hey! It's Christmas eve—a day when the fact that hundreds of architecture students actually designed Santa's logistics center is actually pretty fun. Read more...