Anna Escher

Anna Escher

Anna Escher is currently working in social media for TechCrunch. She has worked on music and food related projects and articles as a journalist for the LA Weekly and OC Weekly. She holds a masters degree from USC Annenberg’s Specialized Arts Journalism program as well as a bachelors degree in communication studies from Loyola Marymount University.

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  • TechCrunch Giveaway: Sound Blaster Roar

    TechCrunch Giveaway: Sound Blaster Roar

    The folks at Creative Labs are giving away four Sound Blaster Roar wireless Bluetooth speakers to four lucky TechCrunch readers. What is this Sound Blaster Roar device, you ask? This compact 5-driver speaker setup consists of 2 amplifiers and 1 built-in subwoofer, and is about the size of a dictionary. The NFC-compatible device also has a voice recorder, speakerphone and is powered by a 6000… Read More

  • 13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    This week’s tech news saw President Obama coding, the launch of the Samsung Gear VR, and Instagram surpassing Twitter in users. Read More

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    This week’s tech news saw the latest from from Uber, Spotify and the tech IPO market. TechCrunch also covered the Sony Pictures hack, the girls who used code to light the White House Christmas trees and Tinder’s new competitor. Here are our best stories from this week (11/29-12/5). Read More

  • Digiarty Is Giving Away 1,000 WinX DVD to iPhone Ripper Software Licenses

    Digiarty Is Giving Away 1,000 WinX DVD to iPhone Ripper Software Licenses

    A company called Digiarty is giving TechCrunch readers access to their WinX DVD to iPhone Ripper. Read More

  • 9 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    9 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    It’s been a shorter week because we’re heading out early for Thanksgiving festivities, but a newsworthy one nonetheless. We give you our best stories of the week (11/22-11/26). Read More

  • 15 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    15 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    This week’s tech news saw a new payments deal between Snapchat and Square Cash, the death of the Netflix API, the failure of the USA FREEDOM Act and a sexist Barbie book. Here are our best stories from this week (11/15-11/21). Read More

  • 13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    This week’s tech highlights included a few big moves from Microsoft, President Obama’s stance on net neutrality, the MBA Bubble, and more. Here are the stories you don’t want to miss this week (11/8-11/14). Read More

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    This week saw some major tech feuds: Uber vs. Lyft, Taylor Swift vs. Spotify, LinkedIn vs. Salesforce to name a few. TechCrunch also brought you coverage of the new Amazon Echo, the latest from Tinder and the new Microsoft Dropbox partnership. These are our best stories of the week (11/1-11/7). Read More

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    Between the portal to hell opening in our comments section, Elon Musk’s AI demons, and metallic 3D printed guns, it’s been a scary Halloween week here at TechCrunch. We give you our best stories of the week (10/25-10/31). 1. During an interview at an MIT symposium, Elon Musk answered a question that took an unexpected turn. When asked about his views on artificial intelligence… Read More

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    As we return from Disrupt London, we give you the stories you won’t want to miss from the past week (10/18-10/24). 1. Josh Constine wrote a long form piece called “Inside The Spotify – Echo Nest Skunkworks” about the future of Spotify and what it will take for them to win the music streaming race. 2. Columnist Jon Evans explored the concept of Developaralysis… Read More

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    From egg freezing to Apple’s iPad and iMac debut event in Cupertino, here are the top stories from 10/11 to 10/17. 1. Edward Snowden conducted a remote interview as part of the New Yorker Festival, where he was asked a couple of variants on the question of what we can do to protect our privacy. He explained that in addition to seeking out encryption tools, people who care about… Read More

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    Here are the top TechCrunch articles from the past week (10/4-10/10). 1. Tesla unveiled its latest “Dual Motor” car in a series of 3 models based on the company’s Model S: the 60D, 85D, and highest-end P85D. The stunning all-wheel drive car can drive and park itself. We also gave you rundown of how the company got to where it is now, with “A Brief History Of… Read More

  • Go To TechCrunch Disrupt Europe: London For Free #TCDisrupt

    Go To TechCrunch Disrupt Europe: London For Free #TCDisrupt

    Haven’t gotten your tickets to TechCrunch Disrupt Europe yet? The hottest tech conference of the year is coming to London this October, and to celebrate we’re giving away another free pair of tickets to the main event. All you have to do is enter to win. We’ll randomly select the winning entry, and the winner will be notified by email. About TechCrunch Disrupt: Disrupt is… Read More

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    From the Windows 10 launch to genetically modified babies and Elon Musk tweeting about his “D,” we give you our top articles from this week (9/27-10/3). You don’t want to miss these. 1. Windows 10 was revealed at an event in San Francisco, and you bet we were there. Yes, you heard that right: Microsoft is calling their new OS Windows 10. The operating system will… Read More

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    As we reflect on the week, we give you the 11 best stories from 9/13-9/19. 1.  It was announced that Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle since he founded the company in 1977, has relinquished his CEO title. He is to be replaced by a co-CEO structure consisting of Mark Hurd and Safra Catz. 2. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has gone public, opening trading on the New York Stock Exchange at… Read More

  • TechCrunch Giveaway: LogMeIn Rescue + 1 Year Mobile License

    TechCrunch Giveaway: LogMeIn Rescue + 1 Year Mobile License

    For all you technicians out there, the team at LogMeIn wants to give one of our readers a license to its Rescue software tech support service. Rescue is a cloud-based application that empowers customer service agents to offer premium levels of remote support to people and the devices they use, no matter where you are. Read More

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    It’s been an exciting week for us here at TechCrunch with the Hackathon, Disrupt SF and Apple’s product launch all taking place within a few days. Here are 11 of our best stories from the past week (9/6-9/12). 1. Apple had a number of new product releases this week. We introduced you to the Apple Watch, the company’s highly anticipated first foray into the world of… Read More

  • TechCrunch Giveaway: Free Tickets To The 2014 Future Stack Conference

    TechCrunch Giveaway: Free Tickets To The 2014 Future Stack Conference

    The team at New Relic is excited to send 10 of our TechCrunch readers to the 2014 Future Stack Conference, taking place on October 8th-9th at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. Enter our giveaway below, and you could join 1,000+ of your fellow data lovers next month for this 2 day event. FutureStack14 is a conference to share the inspirational and the practical sides to modern software. Read More

  • Disrupt SF Social Contest #3: Selfie Disrupt

    Disrupt SF Social Contest #3: Selfie Disrupt

    Do you have the courage to break rules in the name of innovation? Drastically rupture the status quo? Do you want to see tech done better? Are you really, really good at taking selfies? We want to see what “disrupt” really means to our readers. That’s why we’ve created a three-part social media contest for you to show us just how creative you can get. Today, Day 3… Read More

  • Disrupt SF Social Contest #2: Disrupt Instagram

    Disrupt SF Social Contest #2: Disrupt Instagram

    Do you have the courage to break rules in the name of innovation? Drastically rupture the status quo? Do you want to see tech done better? Are you the best Instagram-er out there? We want to see what “disrupt” really means to our readers. That’s why we’ve created a three-part social media contest for you to show us just how creative you can get. Today, Day 2 of… Read More