Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook is a Senior Writer based out of Brooklyn, NY. She writes about internet culture, social networks, and consumer-facing technology. Jordan hosts many of TechCrunch’s live events, including regional TC Pitch-Offs and the world-renowned TechCrunch Disrupt conference. She’s also a co-host on the TechCrunch Radio show on Sirius XM each week.

She has written for publications such as Mobile Marketer and MobileBurn.

She is now a writer at TechCrunch.

You can email her at jordan@techcrunch.com.

CrunchBase profile →

Featured Picks from Jordan Crook


Latest from Jordan Crook

  • RSVP Now For The TC Toronto Meetup On November 5

    RSVP Now For The TC Toronto Meetup On November 5

    Today, three suspected syrup smugglers were stopped in an attempt to cross the Canadian border from the U.S. The suspects, already-sticky from what appeared to be an on-the-road maple candy feast, claimed to be headed to a TechCrunch Meetup in Toronto, and gave authorities the names John Biggs, Matt Burns, and Jordan Crook. Official identification materials confirmed these names, though… Read More

  • Fifth-Generation iPod Touch Early Orders Are Shipping Now

    Fifth-Generation iPod Touch Early Orders Are Shipping Now

    When Apple first announced the 5th-generation iPod touch, the only timeframe given for shipping was October. And here we are, receiving word that the first orders for the new iPod touch with a four-inch display have already begun shipping. Read More

  • RSVP Now For The TC Detroit Meetup On November 7

    RSVP Now For The TC Detroit Meetup On November 7

    On November 7, TechCrunch is rolling into Motown, ready to party at the TC Detroit Meetup. Hopefully, the budding startup scene of Detroit will be down for a party, too. As part of our Northern Meetup Tour, during which we’ll hit up Toronto, Chicago, and of course Detroit, we’ll be on the hunt for the latest and greatest startups, the coolest investors, and the best possible… Read More

  • Sprint Launches StarStar Me To Replace Your Phone Number With Your Name

    Sprint Launches StarStar Me To Replace Your Phone Number With Your Name

    Capitalizing on our increasing loss of memorization skills, Sprint is today launching a new product that will let users replace their usual phone number with their name. And the product has perhaps the best brand name ever: StarStar Me. StarStar Me essentially lets you give out your name, nickname, or any word you’d like, instead of giving our your phone number. So, instead of giving you… Read More

  • In A Keyboard-Free Future, What Happens To All The Writers?

    In A Keyboard-Free Future, What Happens To All The Writers?

    I wrote this post with my voice. I made no changes, save for a few typo corrections, and used no keyboard. That’s probably why it’s so bad. It’s an experiment of mine. The hypothesis is whether or not a keyboardless world will change writing. And make no mistake, at some point we will live in a keyboardless world. Read More

  • Google Warns Thousands Of Users About Potential State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks

    Google Warns Thousands Of Users About Potential State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks

    According to the NYTimes, tens of thousands of users have seen the following message pop up on their Gmail, Chrome browser, or Google home page: “Warning: We believe state-sponsored attackers may be attempting to compromise your account or computer.” Read More

  • Samsung Galaxy Camera Will Arrive On AT&T, Pricing And Availability Unknown

    Samsung Galaxy Camera Will Arrive On AT&T, Pricing And Availability Unknown

    AT&T has had a lot of announcements today, most notably the arrival of the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820, exclusively on their network. But Samsung and Android are getting in the mix too, as the blue carrier has just announced that the Samsung Galaxy Camera will be available from AT&T. Unfortunately, a due date on this one is missing from the release. Read More

  • Everpurse Is A Purse That Charges Your Smartphone, Wire-Free

    Everpurse Is A Purse That Charges Your Smartphone, Wire-Free

    We’ve heard of bags that charge your gadgets — the Powerbag Instant Messenger comes to mind — but none targeted directly at women. That’s where the Everpurse comes in. Read More

  • Moveline’s New Mobile App Makes Moving Even Simpler

    Moveline’s New Mobile App Makes Moving Even Simpler

    TechStars NYC graduate Moveline is having a big day. The company’s mission to alleviate the struggle of moving your home just got that much sweeter, with the introduction of an iPhone app. Read More

  • Nokia Lumia 920, Lumia 820 To Hit AT&T Shelves In November

    Nokia Lumia 920, Lumia 820 To Hit AT&T Shelves In November

    AT&T has just announced plans to carry Nokia’s new flagship Windows Phone 8 devices, the Lumia 920 and the Lumia 820. Nokia fans have been excited about these for a while, considering that Windows Phone 8 brings a bit more capacity for impressive specs, and Nokia has added its Pureview imaging to the flagship 920. Read More

  • Rumor: Apple Enlists Retail Employees In The War On Inaccurate Maps

    Rumor: Apple Enlists Retail Employees In The War On Inaccurate Maps

    There are over 40,000 Apple retail employees out in the world, and if the rumors from MacRumors are true, at least some of them are working tirelessly to improve iOS 6 Maps. If you’ve been living under a rock and perchance haven’t updated any of your Apple devices in the past few weeks, you may not be aware that Apple’s iOS 6 Maps are inaccurate enough and ugly enough for… Read More

  • Square Launches A Merchant Directory To Help Customers Discover New Places

    Square Launches A Merchant Directory To Help Customers Discover New Places

    Square, the startup disrupting the payments industry with its easy smartphone/tablet card-reader, has today launched Square Directory. It is a web-based search engine that allows users to find new merchants and restaurants based on their location, and the particular items they may be hunting at the time. The service already has over 200,000 businesses listed in the directory. Square Directory… Read More

  • TripAdvisor Acquires Wanderfly To Continue Social Travel Push

    TripAdvisor Acquires Wanderfly To Continue Social Travel Push

    TripAdvisor, a site that offers free guides and reviews for various traveling adventures, has just acquired Wanderfly. TripAdvisor has been slowly but surely integrating more social layers to its platform, with Friend of Friend reviews and a Local Picks Facebook app for restaurants. But the company’s acquisition of Wanderfly is taking that social integration to the next level. Read More

  • 3D Printer Form 1 Tops $1.4M On Kickstarter In A Week

    3D Printer Form 1 Tops $1.4M On Kickstarter In A Week

    The Form 1 3D printer, which you may recognize from Kickstarter, has topped $1.4 million in pre-orders in just under a week on the crowd-funding platform. With nearly 1,000 backers already, the FormLabs team has sold out of all their early-bird pledge packages, so anyone who backs the project now is only ahead of the official website sale shipments. Mad Kickstarter success always comes down… Read More

  • NYU Professor Open Sources ‘Utopia’ By Sir Thomas More

    NYU Professor Open Sources ‘Utopia’ By Sir Thomas More

    For if you suffer your people to be ill-educated, and their manners to be corrupted from their infancy, and then punish them for those crimes to which their first education disposed them, what else is to be concluded from this, but that you first make thieves and then punish them. That’s perhaps the most famous and beloved quote from Sir Thomas More‘s Utopia. If you haven’t… Read More

  • Tablet Owners Read More News, Longer Articles: Report

    Tablet Owners Read More News, Longer Articles: Report

    A new study from Pew Research claims that the more devices we use, the more news we consume. In fact, rather than splitting the time spent consuming news between, say, a smartphone and a tablet, most users who own both devices tend to double the amount of time spent reading the news. According to the report, which was based on a survey of 9,513 U.S. adults conducted from June-August 2012… Read More

  • Netflix Brings “Just For Kids” UI To The iPad

    Netflix Brings “Just For Kids” UI To The iPad

    Netflix has just launched its “Just For Kids” user interface on the iPad, combining two of kids’ favorite things: the iPad and cartoons. The Just For Kids UI debuted back in August of 2011, and has since made its way to the Xbox and various Blu-ray players and smart TVs. Children tend to really enjoy the iPad’s touch interface, but without any parental controls within… Read More

  • The Zooka Wireless Speaker Bar Turns Bad Audio Into Loud Noises!

    The Zooka Wireless Speaker Bar Turns Bad Audio Into Loud Noises!

    Living in the digital age is a privilege. All the content you could want, whether it’s music, video, games, or apps, is at the tip of your fingers every time you fire up the old MacBook or iPad. But these portable devices – our smartphones, tablets and notebooks – aren’t really prepared to deliver that content at the highest quality possible. In terms of visuals… Read More

  • Tim Cook Apologizes For Apple Maps, Points To Competitive Alternatives

    Tim Cook Apologizes For Apple Maps, Points To Competitive Alternatives

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has written an open letter on Apple’s website, finally apologizing for the Maps drama that’s been unfolding over the past few weeks with the introduction of iOS 6. In the letter, Cook states that he is “extremely sorry for the frustration” and that the company “fell short on the commitment” of bringing world-class products to customers. Read More

  • An Afternoon With Bad Piggies, Rovio’s Next Hit

    An Afternoon With Bad Piggies, Rovio’s Next Hit

    You’ve probably already heard, but just in case you forgot to wear your Angry Birds merchandise, Bad Piggies has just hit the scene. It’s Rovio’s latest and greatest, and it brings something slightly different to the mix. Instead of flinging birds through the sky, or space, you’re actually much more concerned with the Pigs. The goal is to reach the finish line of a map… Read More