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  • Get your tickets to Hardware Alley at Disrupt SF now

    Get your tickets to Hardware Alley at Disrupt SF now

    Great news, hardware startups. If you’ve been waiting for the opportunity to sign up to display in Hardware Alley at Disrupt SF 2016, your wait is over. Tickets to Hardware Alley are available here. For $1,995, your hardware startup will get a spot in the Alley for one day for up to two people from your company. If you want a few more people from your company to join in on the fun, you… Read More

  • CrunchMatch registrations are now open for investors and startups

    CrunchMatch registrations are now open for investors and startups

    At this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016, TechCrunch introduced a new networking tool called CrunchMatch that helped 19 investors and 65 startups make a total of 88 connection meetings at Disrupt. At Disrupt SF 2016, TechCrunch is looking to take those connections to a whole new level. And to do that, we need all you investors and startup founders out there to get involved. Read More

  • In school or a recent grad? Get your cheap student tickets to Disrupt SF now

    In school or a recent grad? Get your cheap student tickets to Disrupt SF now

    Are you an undergraduate or graduate student looking to attend the best startup show in San Francisco? Student tickets to Disrupt SF 2016 are still available at the deeply discounted rate of just $300. These tickets were previously only available to students currently enrolled in school, but we’re now expanding their availability to all of the recent graduates out there. If you graduated… Read More

  • Apply to The Duke Of York’s next series of Pitch@Palace events

    Apply to The Duke Of York’s next series of Pitch@Palace events

    The Duke Of York in England runs a unique series of events called Pitch@Palace which have become a respected fixture in the London startup scene. Application are now open for the next series of events. Entrepreneurs can apply from any of the following areas: • Biotech and Medical Technology
    • Consumer Technology and Internet of Things
    • Cybersecurity
    • Data Management and Analytics
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  • Sign up to volunteer at Disrupt SF

    Sign up to volunteer at Disrupt SF

    Do you enjoy rolling up your sleeves and want to help put on the best startup show in tech? If so, you should definitely sign up to be a TechCrunch Work Exchange Volunteer at Disrupt SF 2016. TechCrunch is happy to announce that we are now accepting applications to the Work Exchange at this year’s show in San Francisco, and we hope you’ll consider joining us. Read More

  • Take your work setup on the road

    Take your work setup on the road

    You’ve got a great workspace set up and the best gear for getting things done, so why do you feel your favorite coffee shop calling to you? Because you’re craving a chance to drop the stress of your usual desk, your computer, and the people around you. Because you’ve created a habit of blaming your environment for distracting you. Because your brain needs novelty. Read More

  • WWDC 2016

    WWDC 2016

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  • Things to make your home office legit

    Things to make your home office legit

    Quick survey: How much time have you spent setting up your starred channels and notifications in Slack? How often have you rearranged the home screen on your phone in the past three months? How much effort did you put into picking out the desk for your home office? Your chair? Wait—are you just using your laptop on a card table? Read More

  • The Blockchain is the new Google Crunch Network

    The Blockchain is the new Google

    The following is an excerpt from The Business Blockchain: Promise, Practice, and Application of the Next Internet Technology by William Mougayar. In it, Mougayar waxes ecstatic about the future of distributed databases. At its core, the blockchain is a technology that permanently records transactions in a way that cannot be later erased but can only be sequentially updated, in essence keeping… Read More

  • F8 2016

    F8 2016

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  • Apple vs. FBI

    Apple vs. FBI

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  • 8 Cool Everyday Carry Gifts For A Tactical Holiday

    Our friends at Everyday Carry have been looking at cool stuff for years and we asked them for some amazing advice on gear for folks who want stuff that will last us a few years after New Year’s Eve. Their collection of watches, flashlights, and batteries will keep you ready to rock this year and into the next decade. Selections by Everyday Carry’s Jacob Dean. Read More

  • An (Important) Disproof Of The One-Time Pad Crunch Network

    An (Important) Disproof Of The One-Time Pad

    In a recent TechCrunch article I was quoted calling the one-time pad a “unicorn”. Inevitably, I was roundly criticized. But what none of the commenters (or myself) realized, however, was how appropriate the term “unicorn” was. The perfect security of the one-time pad, like a unicorn, is imaginary. Claude Shannon’s seminal proof of the perfect secrecy of… Read More

  • What Is 21.co Really Building? An Excerpt From Digital Gold

    What Is 21.co Really Building? An Excerpt From Digital Gold


    Today we’re thrilled to offer an exclusive excerpt from Nathaniel Popper’s Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money, the definitive book about bitcoin. In this chapter we learn, in detail, the secrets behind the mysterious 21.co. Originally called 21e6, the company grew in secrecy to become one of the highest… Read More

  • Kidnapping, Nigeria’s Quick Pay Day, Ransoms Its Future Crunch Network

    Kidnapping, Nigeria’s Quick Pay Day, Ransoms Its Future

    While the world lauded Nigeria’s noteworthy successes and worried about Boko Haram’s kidnappings and murders, most media ignored a troubling and growing kidnapping-for-profit racket. If Nigeria wants to convince the world she’s open for business and can lead the so-called MINT economies (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, Turkey), this kidnapping industry has to stop. Read More

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