Anthony Ha

Anthony Ha

Senior Writer

Anthony Ha is a senior writer at TechCrunch, where he covers media and advertising and co-hosts the Original Content podcast. Previously, he worked as a tech writer at Adweek, a senior editor at the tech blog VentureBeat, and a local government reporter at the Hollister Free Lance. He lives in New York City.

The Latest from Anthony Ha

BuzzFeed hires The Mighty’s Peter Wang as its new CTO

BuzzFeed’s technical team has a new leader — incoming chief technology officer Peter Wang, who’s leaving his role as CTO of healthcare community The Mighty. Wang has plenty of experience

MasterClass co-founder’s new educational startup Outlier raises $11.7M

Outlier.org, a startup that allows students to take online classes for college credit, is announcing that it has raised $11.7 million in Series A funding. GSV Ventures led the round, with participatio

IAC sells CollegeHumor to executive Sam Reich, resulting in 100+ layoffs

IAC has sold off a majority stake in CH Media, the parent organization behind CollegeHumor. The new owner? CH Media's chief creative officer Sam Reich.

Daily Crunch: ClassPass becomes a unicorn

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Quibi’s Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman offer a deeper look at the new streaming service

Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and CEO Meg Whitman took the stage this morning at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to offer a deeper look into the technology behind the soon-to-launch mobi

DoubleVerify launches a new way to measure online ad effectiveness

Until now, DoubleVerify was known for helping advertisers to eliminate fraud and ensure their ads are running in brand-safe environments. This week, at the Consumer Electronics Show, it’s launch

Huami and Studio take on Peloton with the Amazfit HomeStudio treadmill

Chinese wearable company Huami and fitness startup Studio are teaming up to build a connected treadmill, which they unveiled today as part of Huami’s keynote as CES. The most notable feature of

Daily Crunch: Facebook bans deepfakes

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TiVo announces a $49.99 device that combines streaming and live TV

TiVo is announcing a new device at the Consumer Electronics Show called the TiVo Stream 4K, which CEO Dave Shull described as launching the company “full on into the streaming wars.” Shull

Netflix and Gwyneth Paltrow’s ‘Goop Lab’ will launch on January 24

“The Goop Show,” an upcoming reality series co-hosted by Gwyneth Paltrow and tied to her lifestyle company Goop, now has a launch date and a trailer. Goop has faced many accusations of pro

Daily Crunch: Amazon announces new auto partners

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Original Content podcast: We choose our favorite streaming shows from 2019

For our first episode of 2020, the hosts of the Original Content podcast look back at the past year in streaming and each rank our five favorite titles. While our week-to-week reviews haven’t b

The streaming wars to come

After years of speculation and hype, major players in Hollywood and Silicon Valley are getting ready to challenge Netflix. It’s only been a few months since Apple launched TV+, followed quickly by D

Former HBO exec Richard Plepler signs exclusive production deal with Apple TV+

Nearly a year after stepping down as chief executive of HBO, Richard Plepler and his production company Eden Productions have signed a five-year deal with Apple TV+. Plepler started at HBO back in 199

Reading Isaac Asimov at 100

In his recently published book “Astounding,” the author Alec Nevala-Lee brings American science fiction’s Golden Age back into focus by following four key figures: John W. Campbell, Robert A. He

Daily Crunch: California’s privacy law takes effect

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Daily Crunch: VMware completes Pivotal acquisition

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Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Witcher’ shows off big muscles and bigger monsters

It’s easy to see “The Witcher” as Netflix’s answer to “Game of Thrones,” thanks to its impressive special effects and its big movie star lead (Henry Cavill, previously best known as Superm

Daily Crunch: The startups we lost in 2019

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Remembering the startups we lost in 2019

All manner of startups fail for all manner of reasons. But there’s one constant: this is an incredibly difficult business. Launching a successful company isn’t just a matter of drive and finding t
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