• Crunch Report | 5:23

    Taylor Swift Signs Game Partnership With Glu Mobile | Crunch Report

    One Medical acquires diet coach app Rise, Instagram is testing account switching on iOS, Just Eat buys food startups from Rocket Internet, ZIRX is shutting down its consumer service on February 29th.

    Taylor Swift Signs Game Partnership With Glu Mobile | Crunch Report
  • New Air Force Satellites Launched To Improve GPS

    New Air Force Satellites Launched To Improve GPS

    This morning, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched a Boeing-built satellite into orbit as part of the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning System (GPS). This $131 million satellite was the final addition to the Air Force’s most recent 12-satellite GPS series, known as the Block IIF satellites. GPS satellites are operated by the Air Force and provide global… Read More

  • Uber Drivers Plan Strike During Super Bowl Weekend

    Uber Drivers Plan Strike During Super Bowl Weekend

    Uber has slashed driver wages in the last month, with some reportedly earning less than minimum wage. Now drivers are planning a protest in San Francisco right when they could be significantly increasing their hourly pay. The city expects roughly 300,000 visitors to begin pouring in this weekend for the Super Bowl and that means a very real increase in traffic and Uber ride requests. Uber… Read More

  • Features | 6:04

    ESPN Live Behind The Scenes Tour

    TechCrunch was invited to tour ESPN Live's mobile studio for the Superbowl in San Francisco. ESPN is slated to create 45 hours of on-air content at this temporary location. With two official sets and plenty of space to film more casual conversations on the lawn, there is a constant buzz of celebrities, hosts, producers and camera technicians jumping between the ten different shows being filmed on-site. Lucas Matney goes behind the scenes.

    ESPN Live Behind The Scenes Tour
  • Microsoft And GoPro Sign Patent Licensing Deal For File Storage Technology

    Microsoft And GoPro Sign Patent Licensing Deal For File Storage Technology

    Microsoft, though its Microsoft Licensing LLC, and GoPro today announced that they have signed a collaborative patent licensing deal for “certain file storage and other system technologies.” “This agreement with GoPro shows the incredible breadth of technology sharing enabled through patent transactions,” said Nick Psyhogeos, president of Microsoft Technology Licensing… Read More

  • Meet The People Vying For The First-Ever Diversity Crunchie Award

    Meet The People Vying For The First-Ever Diversity Crunchie Award

    In case you haven’t noticed, diversity and inclusion are really important in tech, which is why we’ve stepped up our diversity coverage and have decided to present the first-ever award for diversity, the Include Diversity Award, at the 9th Annual Crunchies Awards on Monday, February 8. The Include Diversity Award goes to the person who has made the biggest contributions to… Read More

  • Revolut Gets More Funding For Its Mobile Foreign Exchange Service

    Revolut Gets More Funding For Its Mobile Foreign Exchange Service

    British startup Revolut just closed its seed round. After announcing having raised $2.3 million this Summer, the company has added a couple of new investors. In total, the company has raised $4.8 million (£3.2 million) from Index Ventures, Balderton Capital, Seedcamp and Point Nine, Venrex and business angels. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.05.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.05.16

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Join our LIVE chat during the live show broadcast here through Chat Center Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE Our sister show G3 on Facebook HERE The entire archive of G3 shows on Ustream Read More

  • Don’t Sleep On New Data Privacy Regulations Crunch Network

    Don’t Sleep On New Data Privacy Regulations

    Chalk it up to the Snowden Effect. Although it has been nearly three years since Edward Snowden turned the world on its head by releasing a trove of highly sensitive documents, the ripples of his decision are still being felt broadly. To that end, the European Union recently finalized the text of what looks to be the world’s single most significant — and severe — data privacy… Read More

  • Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network

    Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network

    It’s a question on a lot of entrepreneurs’ minds: will the virtual reality space need replica networks for everything? Will the unique input and interface needs of VR lead to there being a Facebook for VR, a Twitch for VR and a Gmail for VR? Well today, Wevr is launching a private beta of Transport, a video platform that may have the potential to be the YouTube for virtual… Read More

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