What Startups Need To Know About The Safe Harbor Ruling In Europe

Rooted in history and deep-seated cultural beliefs, the European Court of Justice’s recent decision to invalidate a major data-sharing agreement should be as unsurprising as it is unsettling to U.S.

The Best Pros Won’t Work For You, But You Can Still Engage Them

Recruiting is one of the top jobs for any executive or entrepreneur. Talent is the lifeblood of your company; let it drain away, and you die. Unfortunately, that lifeblood is in very short supply -- a

Stitch Is A Social Network For Seniors

The winner of a recent TC Radio Pitch-Off contest, Stitch is a social network designed for those over 50 years old. Headquartered in Australia, the site is designed to help members find friends, roma

The Path To Expertise

There's a popular meme that it takes ten years of effortful study to become an expert at something. Studies show that in reality, the number of years varies a bit from subject to subject and from one

How To Extract More Than Capital From Your VCs

The relationship between VCs and their portfolio companies has changed significantly over the past five or so years. In many ways it is still the same, in that VCs provide capital, then take a signifi

AppDynamics, A “Unicorn,” Raises Fresh $83.4 Million, And It’s Targeting More

Looks like investors approve of former Adobe digital chief David Wadhwani. Just weeks after it was announced that Wadhwani has joined seven-year-old, San Francisco-based AppDynamics as its new CEO

Checking In On Windows 10

Mired as we are in earnings season, I was slightly remiss this week in keeping tabs on Windows 10, Microsoft’s new operating system. A few things happened that are worth our time, and, as it&#8

Gillmor Gang: Deep Cleaning

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, October 30, 2015. The Gang reconvenes with talk of Republicans, notifications, Web standards, Jac

Can Civil Comments Kill The Internet Troll?

To paraphrase an oft seen Internet trollism, 'Internet comments are the worst thing since Hitler'. By which I mean: they suck. They suck bad. No, they really suck. The problem we have right now wit

The History Of Gaming: An Evolving Community

Since its commercial birth in the 1950s as a technological oddity at a science fair, gaming has blossomed into one of the most profitable entertainment industries in the world. The mobile technology b

Liquid Bitcoin

Happy Halloween! Let's talk about the scariest thing in the tech world today. No, no, not bubbles, drones, or unicorns: Bitcoin. Seriously. (Mostly.) Whether you think it's a boondoggle scam, a liber

National U.S. Privacy Laws Are Needed

Somehow we missed "privacy" from the initial constitutional design and amendments thereafter. This "right" was not endowed to us by our Founding Fathers, and does not make up the conscience of our jur

A Look At Who’s Down From Google

No longer content to just being the ubiquitous source of information of all kinds for the typical college student, Google is now trying to be the platform that friends use to plan their next hangout.

Ride Sharing Will Give Us Back Our Cities

Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing services have been with us for several years now. What began as a convenient novelty to replace traditional taxi and limo services soon became a standard commute for

CrunchWeek: Apple Is Rich, Zenefits Versus ADP, And Facebook’s Phone Number Battle

Hello, comrades of the revolution, and welcome back to CrunchWeek, TechCrunch's weekly roundup of all things noteworthy. This week our fearless leader, Matthew Lynley, was joined by Sarah Buhr and

Monclarity Raises $5M And Launches Its Brain-Training App Brainwell

Startup Monclarity announced today that it has raised $5 million in seed funding from Access Industries. And it recently unveiled Brainwell, a brain-training app available on iOS, Android, Kindle and

Title III Approved, Floodgates Now Open For General Investors To Fund Small Business

The Title III regulations, which I wrote about earlier, are now a reality... so cry havoc and unleash the crowdfunding marketplaces.

HUDWAY Gets Your Eyes Off Your Smartphone And Back On The Road While Driving

HUDWAY is a piece of glass that turns any smartphone into a heads-up display on the front of your car. The device beams information from your phone to a thin layer of curved glass mounted to the fron

In A Rare Move, Apple Discounts The Apple Watch With New iPhone Purchases (In Some Stores)

Outside of the deals they give students and the occasional Black Friday hook up, Apple isn't exactly known for throwing around discounts. So here's a wild one: Apple is experimenting with giving pe

This Guy Turned The Front Of His House Into A Massive Video Game For Halloween

Most kids love Halloween. Most kids also love video games. Put the two together, and you're going to be the king of your neighborhood (if only for a night). That's exactly what Rich Fiore did
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