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