Alexia Tsotsis

Alexia Tsotsis is a big nerd who is working on something under the radar. Before this she was at business school and before that she was at TechCrunch.

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The World In ‘Scope

Movies, financial markets and fashion trends all fall into frenzies, dips and lulls. Consumer apps are much the same. Whether it’s photo-sharing, anonymity or live streaming, it seems that a conflue

Leandra Medine (Manrepeller) To Speak At TechCrunch Disrupt NY

As this month's 12-page Apple Watch spread in Vogue belies, technology is heavily courting the fashion industry. From Kevin Systrom hanging out with Karl Lagerfeld to Anna Wintour and Jony Ive pall

Twitter Buys Live Streaming App Periscope

If you looked at this week’s sudden Meerkat phenomenon and thought “hey, Twitter should buy this,” then you’re on the right track. According to sources we’ve spoken with, Twitter has

No, Magic Can’t Deliver A Tiger

Earlier this week, as Re/Code's Jason Del Rey was trying to procure a chicken parmesan via text, we were trying to procure a tiger via text. "You want a tiger delivered? Just text the details and Magi

Last Day To Get Cheap(er) Disrupt NY Tickets #thedress

Whether you're #teamwhiteandgold or #teamblueandblack, you should be on #teamgreenandwhite. TechCrunch Disrupt NY is only a couple of months away. And we're planning a huge show, with tech stars like

Postmates Picks Up $35M In Series C From Spark Capital

Postmates, the on-demand delivery service that operates in nearly 60 markets, has raised $35 million in Series C exclusively from existing investor Spark Capital, according to sources familiar with th

Uber Wins The 2014 Crunchie For Best Overall Startup

In a few decades, when we look back at the history of Uber, 2014 will be remembered as the year in which it established itself as a global force to be reckoned with. So it's probably no surprise that

CrunchWeek: Apple’s Huge Quarter, Snapchat Discover, And Newsweek’s Cover Fail

Today's episode of CrunchWeek is a very special milestone for us here at TechCrunch, marking the 100th time we've met up to casually talk about the week's most interesting news.

What (Some) Silicon Valley Women Think Of Newsweek

Tech has some issues. You read trade pub stories about sexual harassment and assault allegations so often it's absurd. Newsweek, which just discovered there are only a few women in tech, sent accompli

An Actual Teen Wrote About Apps, And You’ll Never Believe How Many Pageviews It Got

To kick off the new year, University of Austin sophomore Andrew Watts decided to write an essay about his thoughts on social apps, which was meant just for himself and his friends and maybe their frie

Rumors Swirl That Adam Bain Will Be The Next Twitter CEO, But Costolo’s Not Going Anywhere Yet

The new year always brings new speculative tech predictions. Some of the most common predictions this year are that neither Dick Costolo and Marissa Mayer will make it through 2015 with their titles i

People, The Original Selfie Stick

If you're like me, you've been sitting here, counting the hours until CES is over so you can get back to non-CES business next Monday (T minus five hours). Beyond CES, it's been for all intents and pu

Snapchat Has Raised $485 Million More From 23 Investors, At Valuation Of Up To $20B

Back in the day, we reported that messaging app Snapchat* was raising over $100 million in a round led by Kleiner Perkins. And then the WSJ reported that it was $20 million, which left us wondering w

Employee Data Breach The Worst Part Of Sony Hack

The Sony hack has taught us so much. It's taught us to send corporate email as if everyone is reading those emails. It's taught us that people in Hollywood are just as mean as people in any other indu

Pip!

As hard as it tries to brand itself as such, Aol isn't known for innovation. Part of the co-editor job here at TechCrunch is fending off some of the clunky things that our parent company does, like ho

The Uber Supper

As we in the US sit down to holiday dinner tonight, we are reminded that we have oodles to be thankful for. For one, I am grateful that the news cycle is now slow enough that I can post Bryce Durbin's

Silicon Valley’s T.J. Miller To Host The Crunchies

The 8th Annual Crunchies Awards is headed our way, and we’re chuffed to announce that the hilarious T.J. Miller, better known as Silicon Valley’s egotistical entrepreneur and tech guru Erlich Bach

Reddit CEO Resigns, Alexis Ohanian Returns As Chairman

If there's one constant in life, it's change, and the fourth quarter of 2014 has brought quite a bit of change for Reddit, the massively popular aggregation site that could. So here's some more new

DSTLD Is Everlane For Jeans

As it becomes ever easier to build a commerce brand from scratch online, we’re beginning to see upstart companies eat the luxury high-end mark-up right up. Notable examples include Warby Parker,

We Are Never Ever Ever Getting Back Together (Spotify Remix)

Spotify, I remember when we broke up the first time Saying, "This is it, I've had enough," 'cause like We hadn't seen each other in a two years When you said you needed to stream my music for
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