Michael Dell On His Infamous ‘I’d Shut Down Apple’ Quote: “My Answer Was Largely Misconstrued.”

While onstage today at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.web20summit.com">Web 2.0 Summit</a>, I asked Michael Dell if <a target="_blank" href="http://www.zdnet.com/blog/apple/aapl-tops-300-still-wai

Hands-On With The Verizon Droid RAZR By Motorola

After the hot mess that was the Droid Bionic Saga (Delay! Delay! Delay! Screw it, release garbage.), I didn't think I could ever like another Motorola device again. Guess I was wrong. I just spent

Secret Escapes attracts new funding and a battle-hardened CEO

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/Screen-Shot-2011-10-18-at-10.45.33.png" class="shot2" /><a href="http://www.secretescapes.com/">Secret Escapes</a>, the exclusive flash sales

Keen On… Why The Third Industrial Revolution Will Take Place in Europe Rather Than America (TCTV)

We may be on the brink of a third industrial revolution, but it’s going to happen in Europe rather than America. That’s at least the view of <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/jeremy-rifkin

More Record-Breaking Numbers Ahead? Apple Q4 Earnings Arrive Today

Today, after the market closes, Apple will release its fourth quarter earnings - the first time the company will do so since the loss of Co-Founder and visionary leader Steve Jobs. It's expected that

Andreessen Horowitz, CrunchFund, Tencent Back Intelligent Social Address Book Everyme

<a href="https://everyme.com/">Everyme</a>, a startup that plans to disrupt the address book, has announced $1.5 million in funding from an impressive group of backers including <a href="http://www.cr

Timelines: Why We’re Suing Facebook (And Please Join Our Facebook Page)

You may remember that we recently broke a story about a small company called <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/timelines">Timelines Inc</a>, which <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/0

Verizon Officially Unveils The World’s Thinnest Smartphone: The Motorola Droid RAZR

If you remember from a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/10/motorola-hints-at-october-18-debut-for-the-spyder-or-droid-razr/">teaser video</a> posted a few days ago, today is a big day. Ver

Motorola Challenges The iPod Nano With MotoACTV Smart Watch

In a plot twist not many of us were expecting, Motorola took an opportunity at its NYC press event this morning (where we expect to see the Droid Spyder unveiling) to announce MotoACTV, a new smart wa

RIM Announces The BBX Platform, The Future Of BlackBerry

Mike Lazaridis, CEO of Research in Motion, "The whole company is aligning behind this single vision. It combines the best of QNX and Blackberry." Meet BBX. BBX is the future of RIM. Dan Dodge, pre

RIM Announces 1 Billion App World Downloads

Mike Lazaridis, the belegaured co-head of RIM, took the stage at DevCon Americas to announce some strong numbers. First, RIM has just announced 1 billion App World downloads, which amounts to about 5

Advise.me Team To Launch Its Own Startup, A Social App Called Chirpr

<a href="http://advise.me/">Advise.me</a>, the new and <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/09/28/new-startup-accelerator-advise-me-increases-seed-funding-possibilities-adds-5-more-to-its-team/">

The Era Of Attachment Is Over: SugarSync Adds “Share By Email”

As a fan of kitten videos, I'm often embarrassed by my inability to attach said videos to emails I'm trying to send the rest of my local chapter of American Society Of Kitten Video Lovers (ASKVL). Whi

Archos 80 G9 Tablet Review: Fun But Ugly

<strong>Short Version:</strong> The Archos 80 G9 tablet isn't necessarily something I'd recommend for the hardcore tablet enthusiast, but it certainly gets the job done. Powered by pure Android 3.2 Ho

Clear Channel And LivingSocial Team Up To Bring Daily Deals To Radio

Media company <a href="http://www.clearchannel.com/">Clear Channel Radio</a> and daily deals service <a href="http://www.livingsocial.com">LivingSocial</a> are today announcing an agreement that names

Actroid-F: Japan’s Super-Realistic Humanoid Gets A Brother (Video)

Do you remember Actroid-F, the super-realistic humanoid that <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/10/27/videos-super-realistic-female-humanoid-actroid-f/">we've shown you last year</a>? Her maker

RIM’s Last Bullet

It hasn't been an easy year for RIM. The <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/playbook/">Playbook</a> came out half-baked, their handset line has taken a pummeling from its ambitious competitors,

Women 2.0: Number Of Women Founders Doubled Over Past Three Years

<a href="http://www.women2.org/">Women 2.0</a>, an organization whose goal is to increase the number of female founders in technology startups, is sharing some good news today: the number of women sta

There Will Be Cake: Here’s How To Motivate Your Start-Up

<a HREF="http://www.dexetra.com/">Dexetra</a>, a mobile start-up, impressed us all last night with their <a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/17/iris-is-sort-of-siri-for-android/">Siri clone,

I Heard You Liked 3DS Circle Pad So I Put A Circle Pad On Your Circle Pad

Capcom has let slip that an official <a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/Nintendo">Nintendo</a> 3DS <i>add-on</i> circlepad - the circular joystick on the left side of the console - will be avail
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