Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook is a writer/reporter based out of Brooklyn, NY. She writes about things teens like. She snaps innocent selfies and vines nudes. She has written for publications such as Mobile Marketer and MobileBurn.

She is now a writer at TechCrunch.

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  • Alphaworks, The Equity Crowdfunding Platform From Betaworks, Brings On Erin Glenn As CEO

    Alphaworks, The Equity Crowdfunding Platform From Betaworks, Brings On Erin Glenn As CEO

    Today the folks at Alphaworks, the equity crowd-funding platform branched out of betaworks, are announcing leadership changes, with Erin Glenn taking the lead as CEO. Nick Chirls, cofounder and former CEO of Alphaworks, is moving on to pursue another new project. Read More

  • Ezra’s Craft Liquor Marketplace Helps You Understand All The Subtle Notes Of Your Drink

    Ezra’s Craft Liquor Marketplace Helps You Understand All The Subtle Notes Of Your Drink

    At some point in most everyone’s life, alcohol consumption goes from a sport wherein players try to get pounded in the most efficient way possible to an activity all in itself, where people actually enjoy the taste, the flavors, and the experience of drinking a fine liqueur. But going from ordering a “Jack and Coke” or tequila shots to buying top-shelf spirits can be a… Read More

  • Cloth Is Where Instagram And Your Closet Collide

    Cloth Is Where Instagram And Your Closet Collide

    Fashion and social networking belong together, but so far no one has found the perfect balance between user-generated content and a focus on edgy fashion. That’s where Cloth comes in. It’s a new app, launched today, that lets users share their favorite outfits in an Instagram-like feed, letting them get feedback from friends (with likes and chat) and saving their favorite outfits… Read More

  • Hands On With The Motorola Droid Turbo From Verizon

    Hands On With The Motorola Droid Turbo From Verizon

    The latest Droid device is fully unveiled, and it’s truly a beast of a device. The most prominent and highlighted feature of the phone, it’s ability to charge quickly and last for up to 48 hours, is hard to test properly in a matter of hours. However, the look, feel, and general build of the device is already making an impression on me. Read More

  • SingldOut Raises $600K Seed Round To Get Science And Romance On The Same Page

    SingldOut Raises $600K Seed Round To Get Science And Romance On The Same Page

    SingldOut, the platform that uses genetic chemistry to determine a romantic match, has just announced that it has closed a $600k seed round. The round lends much more credibility to the formerly bootstrapped company, which is taking a markedly different and perhaps less understood approach to the dating space. Read More

  • Verizon Announces The Motorola Droid Turbo With Battery Super Powers

    Verizon Announces The Motorola Droid Turbo With Battery Super Powers

    Today Motorola and Verizon are announcing the Droid Turbo, a new Droid-branded smartphone with a focus on super fast charging capabilities. Verizon claims the phone can get eight hours of battery life in 15 just minutes by using a special turbo charger sold with the phone. And beyond that, a fully charged Droid Turbo promises 48 hours of battery life. Obviously, this is going to differ based… Read More

  • This Is What The Apple Watch Interface Looks Like On An iPhone

    This Is What The Apple Watch Interface Looks Like On An iPhone

    Ever since Apple announced the Apple Watch, it’s been easy to let the imagination wander a bit. It’s the first product out of Apple in a long time, perhaps since the iPhone, that feels truly exciting and new. Much of that is thanks to the user interface, which has a very distinct look from the UIs of the iPhone, iPad or even Macs. YouTuber Lucas Menge has also been inspired to… Read More

  • Twitpic Data Will Stay Alive “For Now” Thanks To An Agreement With Twitter

    Twitpic Data Will Stay Alive “For Now” Thanks To An Agreement With Twitter

    And in a somewhat happy turn of events, Twitpic has announced that it has reached an agreement with Twitter to keep Twitpic photos and links alive, giving Twitter control over the domain and the full photo archive. However, the agreement also states that Twitpic will no longer be taking any new photos or data and will only exist in a read-only mode. Apps on the App Store and Google Play have… Read More

  • Google’s New Skybox For Good Program Gives Real-Time Satellite Imagery To Nonprofits

    Google’s New Skybox For Good Program Gives Real-Time Satellite Imagery To Nonprofits

    On the heels of acquiring satellite startup Skybox in August, Google and Skybox have announced the Skybox for Good program, which will provide real-time satellite imagery to organizations and programs that save lives, protect the environment, promote education and positively impact humanity, according to the official blog post. Read More

  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: iPads, Disrupt London, And iPads

    This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: iPads, Disrupt London, And iPads

    You might have heard that Apple released some new iPads last week. A lot of them. Plus, TechCrunch ventured across the pond for Disrupt London, where a number of incredible hardware startups debuted their wares. It was a long, but awesome, week. We discuss all this and more on this week’s episode of the TC Gadgets Podcast featuring John Biggs, Matt Burns, and Jordan Crook. Have a… Read More

  • The Queen’s First Tweet Is A Royal Mystery

    The Queen’s First Tweet Is A Royal Mystery

    Think about your first tweet. Mine was sent from a desktop, but I’m sure plenty of people sent their first tweet from a smartphone. But before you can ever send a tweet, you have to sign up for an account. And, of course, you have to type out an actual message. Only then can you press that little blue Tweet button and begin your Twitter journey. The Queen, however, does things a… Read More

  • With 40 Million Downloads, betaworks-Backed Dots Gets A Refreshed Logo

    With 40 Million Downloads, betaworks-Backed Dots Gets A Refreshed Logo

    Dots, the betaworks-backed gaming studio led by Paul Murphy and Patrick Moberg, has today announced a rebranding for the company. The new logo takes inspiration from Charles Eames, according to a Medium post, and uses colors from the first iteration of Dots while incorporating the newer, and more popular, TwoDots game into the company logo. Read More

  • Jonny IV Wants To Be Nasty Gal For Men

    Jonny IV Wants To Be Nasty Gal For Men

    Today marks the launch of yet another ecommerce brand focused on mens apparel, as Jonny IV joins ranks with Buck Mason, Frank & Oak, and many others. Founded by Eugene Kang, the former head of ecommerce at Forever 21, Jonny IV is different from other brands in that it focuses on street wear as opposed to a single, look, like the preppy Frank & Oak, basics-focused Everlane, or the… Read More

  • Google Inbox Invite Hits eBay

    Google Inbox Invite Hits eBay

    On a scale from one to ten, how desperate are you to try out Google’s new Inbox app? Would you pay for it? eBay user bpatel90, who has listed the invite on the online auction platform, will sell you an invite right now for around $50. Google’s Inbox is a newly announced mobile app that is meant to totally replace the way you used to deal with your email. It was released as a… Read More

  • Google Updates Play Music With Songza-Style Functionality

    Google Updates Play Music With Songza-Style Functionality

    For the first time since acquiring Songza this summer, Google is integrating the technology into its Google Play Music service. The updated service gives you access to expertly curated playlists based around date, time, weather, and what Google thinks you might be up to. Read More

  • Vine’s Stars Are The Best Part, And Now You Can Follow Whole Channels Of Them

    Vine’s Stars Are The Best Part, And Now You Can Follow Whole Channels Of Them

    Vine has just released a minor update to the app that not only beautifies the platform for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but adds some new functionality in terms of sharing videos and consuming them. The Twitter-owned video sharing app now takes advantage of the share extensions functionality in iOS 8, meaning that users can share directly to Vine from the video itself. Read More

  • Watch The Disrupt London Live Stream Right Here!

    Today is, sadly, the final day of Disrupt. But though we’re heartbroken that our London conference is coming to an end, we’re thrilled about the content we have in store for you today. We’ll be joined by Brian Armstrong from Coinbase, Michael Acton Smith from Mind Candy, and Ed Vaizey, the British Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy, among many many more. Read More

  • The Oscult Is An iPad-Connected Ultrasound Machine

    The Oscult Is An iPad-Connected Ultrasound Machine

    Healthcare in developing nations is a problem just aching for a solution. But it’s a big problem. Chipping away at that predicament is a company called Oscadi. Oscadi has created a piece of hardware, called Oscult, that allows you to perform an ultrasound by simply plugging their device into an iPad. The company claims that up until now, more than 60 percent of the world does not have… Read More

  • IO Has Recommendations For You

    IO Feels Like A Human Friend Who Gives Great Restaurant Recommendations

    Siri sucks. We’re all aware of this. Which works out well for IO, the Russian company behind a social concierge app that can answer any question you have about restaurants. The product is called TalkTo, and if I wasn’t here to tell you that TalkTo is a machine, you might mistake it for a real-life, brilliant human being. Read More

  • MilkzUpBottle Is Yo For When You’re Out Of Milk

    MilkzUpBottle Is Yo For When You’re Out Of Milk

    I’m not great at being an adult. If I’m lucky enough to have milk in the fridge for my cereal, it’s normally gone bad. Luckily, a hack at yesterday’s Disrupt EU Hackathon can tell you everything you need to know about your milk situation. It’s called MilkzupBottle and it’s a combination of a plastic bottle, a USB connector, an LED light, and a basic… Read More

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