The 1960s were a beautiful time for watches. Horlogy was in its prime and the great names we know and love today – Rolex, Omega, Cartier – were just one of many watchmakers churning out commodity products to a world that needed to tell the time. Their watches – simple, elegant,
When I bought the Nintendo Switch a few months ago, my friends told me to buy Super Mario Odyssey, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. That’s precisely what I did, but none of those games were enough to get me hooked, which is probably for the best. But […]
I can confidently say I could live without my Apple Watch. But I also can confidently say I wouldn’t want to. The fourth-generation Apple Watch is the best, most accessible Apple Watch to date.
Some years ago an investor I met at a TechCrunch event invited me out for a coffee. This happens a lot; as a weekly columnist here I am deemed an official Media Influencer, and people in turn want to influence me, until they realize I’m just going to ignore them and write about whatever weird […]
Die uhr tickt, menschen — the clock is ticking, people. Early-bird pricing on passes to Disrupt Berlin 2018 migrates to parts unknown in just four days. If you want to join us at the Arena Berlin on 29-30 November — and save up to €500 in the process — you need to buy your pass before the […]
An explosive report in The New York Times this weekend sheds new light on the apparent targeting of Twitter accounts by “state-sponsored actors” three years ago. It comes in the wake of the confirmed death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Friday,
Silicon Valley is in the midst of a health craze, and it is being driven by “Eastern” medicine. It’s been a record year for US medical investing, but investors in Beijing and Shanghai are now increasingly leading the largest deals for US life science and biotech companies. In fact,
Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor International growth, primarily in China, fuels the VC market today Corporate venture investment climbs higher throughout 2018 A few months ago,
During a gold rush, Silicon Valley’s line is to always invest in picks and shovels instead of mining. Sometimes it pays just to do both.
When Fortnite Battle Royale launched on Android, it made an unusual choice: it bypassed Google Play in favor of offering the game directly from Epic Games’ own website.
Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s Southeast Asia business in May has been embroiled in regulatory scrutiny, but the ride-hailing firm has some positive news after the Philippines’ regulator gave the deal the all-clear. It did so, however,
MARDIN, Turkey—Dawd Sulyman woke up on Aug. 3 to the news that radicals from the militant group the Islamic State had swept into the neighboring village. Relatives called him, frantically, to tell him about kidnappings and executions,
Recently, Verizon was caught tampering with its customer's web requests to inject a tracking super-cookie. Another network-tampering threat to user safety has come to light from other providers: email encryption downgrade attacks. Read more...
欧洲知识产权局今天公布了苹果提交的一项专利申请，这一项专利涉及的是 Metal 商标，包括图标中倾斜的字母“M”。
苹果iBooks Store项目总监基斯·莫尔（Keith Moerer）周四出席了在纽约举行的全球电子书会议（Digital Book World Conference）。其表示，自苹果开始将iBooks应用随iOS 8系统预装销售后，该服务的新用户数量几乎每周增长100万个。
System errors and software glitches appear without warning to mess with our workflows. If you work in tech, it’s often on you to fix ‘em. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen?Read more...
Marvel Studios may not be at San Diego Comic-Con in 2015, but their characters sure are. Deadpool, Fantastic Four and the X-Men are all expected to be part of a massive panel being put on my 20th Century Fox in Hall H and we will be liveblogging it as it happens. Follow along with us.Read more...
Ahh, Christmastime — sipping eggnog, curling up by the fireplace, meeting the new form of your alien Time Lord husband. You know. Normal stuff.This is what Alex Kingston's River Song has in store for her in the Doctor Who Christmas special this year. The BBC revealed Wednesday that the character,
Frankly, it was always possible to ask Google anything, but for slightly more complicated questions, the answers were a bit...wantingNow, Google has updated its mobile app to better understand complex queries. In a blog post Monday,
Infamous Land Rover modifier Overfinch is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with a special edition of the now-discontinued Defender, which combines the rugged boxiness of the iconic British 4x4 with the bespoke luxury of Overfinch.Clearly, it's a match made in heaven. Sadly, though,