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. CrunchBase profile →

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  • 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

  • Send Us Your Disrupt Vine For A Chance To Win A MiniDrone

    Send Us Your Disrupt Vine For A Chance To Win A MiniDrone

    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? Can you make a really, really good Vine? 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 1 of… Read More

  • Attend TechCrunch Disrupt For Free #TCDisrupt

    Attend TechCrunch Disrupt For Free #TCDisrupt

    Good news! You still have a chance to win a ticket to Disrupt San Francisco with our next giveaway. You can earn extra entries to the contest by sharing the giveaway link with friends and following our social accounts. This weekend’s contest ends on 9/7 at 11 AM PST – so you have a few more days to enter and share with friends to increase your chances of winning a ticket to… Read More

  • Flash Giveaway: Win A Free Ticket To #TCDisrupt

    Flash Giveaway: Win A Free Ticket To #TCDisrupt

    Yes, you heard that right. Enter to win a free ticket to Disrupt. We’ve decided to do something a little crazy this year for the ticket giveaways. We’re giving away tickets…lots of tickets. Almost every day from now until Disrupt we will be giving away tickets to our Disrupt event in San Francisco. Here’s the catch: there’s a short time window to enter each day. Read More

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week (8/22)

    This week had our writers investigating new engineering, aerospace and NASA hires for Amazon Prime Air, self-reflecting on social media involvement and getting drunk with robots. 1.  Tom Hanks launched the Hanx Writer typewriter app for iPad, and it soared to the top of the iTunes App Store charts ranking first in the Productivity section, and Overall. 2. Former Microsoft CEO Steve… Read More

  • TechCrunch Giveaway: Canon EOS T3i Kit And NeroTrigger

    TechCrunch Giveaway: Canon EOS T3i Kit And NeroTrigger

    One of you will be the lucky winner of a Canon EOS T3i kit paired with a NeroTrigger. The Canon EOS Rebel is a digital SLR camera, and is accompanied by an accessory kit that includes three lenses, a camcorder and a 59″ lightweight tripod – among other accessories. Read More