TechCrunch is in the heart of Japan and we’ve been hearing from some of Tokyo’s brightest entrepreneurs competing to win the Battlefield startup competition here. We’ve whittled down the group of 20 startups that have presented onstage for our judges,
I’ve been thinking hard about the concept of sponsored content – you can find some of it on TechCrunch if you look hard enough and it appears almost everywhere else. It’s an important consideration because as a online journalist I’ve heard everything from “How much did Apple pay you to post this?
25 years ago, anyone old enough to navigate DOS was likely playing Doom every spare minute, assuming their parents weren't around. A quarter century after its release, the game's legacy is unquestionable — but it could always use a few new levels. So co-creator John Romero made some.
If there was any doubt about YouTube’s power to influence children, look no further than this year’s list of the hottest holiday toys, based on Google shopping search data. According to the search giant,
Softbank continues to invest in the future of transportation — this time in ParkJockey, a startup that has built a technology platform aimed monetizing parking lots. And ParkJockey, which was founded in 2013, is already using that capital to scale up. Along with the Softbank investment news,
A House Oversight Committee report out Monday has concluded that Equifax’s security practices and policies were sub-par and its systems were old and out-of-date, and bothering with basic security measures — like patching vulnerable systems — could’ve prevented its massive data breach last year.
The race to replace the mouse and keyboard has yielded a lot of weird tech, but as various hardware startups try to find the missing link between what we have now and some sort of embedded brain chip, we’re seeing some fascinating solutions surface.
On the heels of an employee-led protest against Google, a group of 35 Google employees is banding together to take it a step further and end the practice of forced arbitration across the entire tech industry.
In the wake of a fairly catastrophic behind the scenes glimpse into Facebook’s high-level decision making, one question remains: Who brought a controversial Republican opposition research firm into the fold? In a long call with reporters on Thursday,
58.com, the Craiglist of China, is making a massive push to pick up rural users as it hedges China’s economic uncertainties. During the third quarter, revenues grew 33.2 percent to $527 million and net income jumped 106 percent to $106 million year-over-year.
In a turn of events that reads like a plot point from an unreleased Coen Brothers script, information has surfaced revealing that prosecutors have charged embattled Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange.
Rumours are churning regarding the possible introduction of a new competitor to the iPad mini — a logical move for Microsoft - thanks to an Amazon accessory listing.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/04/25/amazon-accidentally-reveals-new-microsoft-surface-mini-tablet-to-rival-ipad/
Since 2011, Honolulu's been busy building a $5.2 billion solution to help alleviate the mind-blowing traffic congestion that's come to define life on Oahu's South Shore. The Honolulu Rail Transit Project is a 20-mile,
Here at TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield at CES 2015, Sereneti Kitchen showed off its wares, an automatic tool that helps people cook. The company has created a device that, via a simple stirring motion, can cook you dinner. Something akin to a cross between a quick crockpot and C-3PO,
Just because a product seems perfect doesn't necessarily mean there isn't room to squeeze just a little more usefulness out of it. Take the humble binder, or bulldog clip, as it's often called. Its simple design lets it keep giant stacks of paper in order,
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