• SF Housing Interests Unite Against Proposed Airbnb Legislation

    SF Housing Interests Unite Against Proposed Airbnb Legislation

    A broad group of protesters representing various San Francisco housing interests met on the steps of City Hall today to express their opposition of proposed legislation that would allow residents to rent out their homes on a short-term basis. “Raise of hands, who here has shared their home?” asked Fernando Marti, the co-director at Council of Community Housing Organizations (CCHO). Read More

  • Windows 10, Reddit's New Round And Adam Sandler's Deal With Netflix

    CrunchWeek: Windows 10, Reddit Raises A Fat Round, And Netflix Backs Adam Sandler

    It’s that time of the week again: we’re back with a whole new episode of CrunchWeek, filmed right here at TechCrunch HQ in San Francisco. With our unique combination of awesome senses of humor and insight into the world of tech, we’re here to keep you entertained and informed. Read More

  • Airbnb Lifestyle: The Rise Of The Hipster Nomad

    Airbnb Lifestyle: The Rise Of The Hipster Nomad

    For the past year, I’ve lived exclusively in temporary housing I’ve found on sites like Airbnb. I didn’t set out with this goal in mind, but it just sort of happened. And now that it’s happened, I’m starting to wonder whether I really want to go back to a pre-Airbnb life. It all started about a year ago, when my husband and I got struck by a serious bout of… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.03.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.03.14

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, Dan Farber, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session for today has concluded. 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

  • 500 Startups Promotes Bedy Yang And Khailee Ng To Managing Partner

    500 Startups Promotes Bedy Yang And Khailee Ng To Managing Partner

    Seed-stage investment firm 500 Startups is announcing today the promotion of two members of its investment team from partner to managing partner. By promoting Bedy Yang and Khailee Ng, the firm is also showing its commitment to investing in startups in Latin America and Southeast Asia. Read More

  • iPhone 6 Plus | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Apple iPhone 6 Plus

    There is quite a bit of controversy surrounding the new iPhone 6 Plus. It’s the new golden child of Apple’s product line, bigger, thinner and more beautiful than ever. However, the size may just be detrimental to people who have smaller hands and can’t easily handle the large, slippery iPhone. And then there was all the #bendgate stuff. Read More

  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Gapgate, Garmin, And Jamstik

    This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Gapgate, Garmin, And Jamstik

    We’re off and running this week with the latest TC Gadgets podcast. Garmin announced a new smart watch called the Forerunner 920XT. We take a look at that, as well as Garmin’s earlier smart watch offering, the VivoFit. We’re also curious about what’s going on with #gapgate, on the Galaxy Note 4 smartphones. Meanwhile, the Jamstik MIDI device is finally shipping. Read More

  • Yahoo Acquires Mobile Messaging App MessageMe

    Yahoo Acquires Mobile Messaging App MessageMe

    Yahoo has acquired mobile messaging application MessageMe, a Whatsapp-like service with $11.9 million in reported outside funding. The deal, we’re hearing from multiple sources, is a talent acquisition falling into the “single-digit” millions. [Update: We're hearing now that the deal may actually better than this. Word is the deal is actually in the double-digit millions… Read More

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