Felicia Shivakumar

Felicia Shivakumar

One percent of the world’s population, approximately 70 million people, are blind. That is not a huge number when you think of it in terms of a potential use base…

OxSight uses augmented reality to aid the visually impaired

Beeline is a handlebar-mounted gadget that uses a combination of Bluetooth, WiFi, and GPS to direct you around town. Instead of giving you turn-by-turn direction like a traditional GPS, though,…

Beeline is all about the journey to the destination

How do local boutiques compete with the Amazons of the world? The easy answer is they don’t. When you shop for quality and design over cheap and easy, it’s a…

Trouva brings UK boutiques online

Kayako isn’t a new company — the bootstrapped business has been around for 16 years — but it does have an interesting story. Kayako has never taken outside funding. It…

Kayako’s CEO on building a bootstrapped business

We made hundreds of videos in 2016 — and we’re proud of all of them. But some videos, like these, skyrocketed to the top of the video charts making them…

TechCrunch’s top 10 hardware startup videos of 2016

Whether they are deeply nostalgic or impossibly cutting edge, there’s some special witches’ brew of hard-to-replicate factors that leads certain videos to take off like rockets. From robots and explosions…

The top 10 TechCrunch news videos of 2016

Is 2016 over yet? Watch 12 Days of Doug on TechCrunch for a new giggle-inducing gadget review everyday this year. What is left of it, at least. From handy kitchen…

Count down the end of 2016 with 12 Days of Doug

Nothing in my home costs $1,500, so it’s tough to get past the sticker shock. Price aside, the June Intelligent Oven stands up to the hype. It is a classy…

The June Oven makes cooking an exact science

Apple’s MacBook Pro event recap

6:27 pm PDT • October 27, 2016

In the second Apple event in the past two months, Tim Cook ceremoniously took the stage today at Apple HQ to keep us posted on what the company has been…

Apple’s MacBook Pro event recap

At its core, Zwift is indoor cycling software. But layered on top of its functionality is a community that in the two years the company has been operating has grown…

Zwift merges indoor fitness with massive multi-player online gaming

Animation Throwdown is a new game from Fox Entertainment that pits the company’s popular adult cartoons Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy, King of the Hill, American Dad and Futurama against each…

Did I time travel or play Animation Throwdown for the entire day?

There are two things that pop into my head when I hear Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus. The first is “are they are still around?” And the second…

Ringling Bros. new space-themed show brings Cirque to the circus

Reigns is a new gaming app, currently featured as a favorite by Apple. You are a king and the answer to whether you live or die — and how —…

Reigns is a medieval game of life or death (mostly death)

Dunkers, a new game by Colin Lane (known for Wrassling and other fun sporty games), has racked up 1 million downloads since it was released last week. The success in large…

Dunkers competes with one million downloads in its first week

Pokémon Go is officially the biggest mobile game of all time — at this point, you’re either playing or you’re sick of hearing about it. If you’re in that first…

10 quick tips for becoming a Pokémon Master

With more than 4.5 billion views and 8.5 million subscribers on YouTube, plus their own video platform, there is no arguing that Rooster Teeth has paved their way as one…

Rooster Teeth’s Burnie Burns on pioneering online-only video

These days, if a celebrity launches their own game, it is likely with Glu Mobile. Known for their free-to-play mobile games, the publicly traded company lists more than 100 games,…

Glu debuts new Dash game with Gordon Ramsay

Slither.io is not new, but it is crazy popular. The game has been sitting at number one on the iOS gaming charts for some time. Slither.io has been available for…

Slither.io is snaking its way on to homescreens

[tc_aol_on code=”519622992″] Ninja Dude vs Zombies is an endless tap’n’slash arcade. You are a brave ninja trapped on a tower surrounded by hordes of bloody zombies. So of course, as…

Ninja Dude vs Zombies game review

[tc_aol_on code=”519622878″] VOEZ is a new game out of Taiwan that is climbing the app gaming charts. It is part Rock Band, part DDR, but in a karaoke-esque setting. Put…

VOEZ is an addictive anime-themed rhythm game

[tc_aol_on code=”519622673″] It’s no secret that San Francisco tech loves ping pong. Table tennis has become a must-have for programmers stepping away from their computers to blow off steam. Indeed,…

SPiN ping pong club premieres its San Francisco location

Chameleon Run launched a little over a week ago and has been heavily promoted by Apple. Admittedly, I love this game and I am not the only one. Chameleon Run…

Game Review: Chameleon Run

Doppler Labs’s augmented audio device, Here, seems to be all the rage in music hardware these days. Doppler recently won a SXSW Innovation Award and will begin a partnership with…

Experience Here, the augmented audio device from Doppler Labs

Today was a pretty small news day for Apple. In part, because the announcements were largely iterations on existing products. But, also because the rumors about Apple’s hardware getting smaller…

First look at the new smaller iPad Pro

[tc_aol_on code=”519507536″] Did you hear about that crazy-popular game that sat in the No. 1 Games spot on iTunes for more than a month and a half? I’ll give you a…

Color Switch Falls To The No. 2 Games Slot (But Is Still As Addictive As Ever)

The past decade has rendered the music industry unrecognizable. Digital music is king and songs are purchased (and created) in the cloud. Faster computer processing and affordable hardware allow professional…

Behind Abbey Road Studios’ New Incubator For Music Tech

Next week we kick off the holiday season with Thanksgiving, which is the perfect excuse to gather and nosh with family or friends. But it can be time-consuming and anxiety-inducing…

Din Delivers Thanksgiving To Your Door

Today YouTube launched an official music app. With YouTube Music, you’ll get a new experience, designed to make discovering music on YouTube easier. This doesn’t come as a huge surprise,…

First Impressions Of YouTube’s New Music App

Meeting with VCs can be stressful and we took that to the extreme with our new show. One Lap with Rob Coneybeer takes willing entrepreneurs onto the racetrack and out…

TechCrunch TV’s New Series Interviews Startups in a Race Car

Buying an engagement ring online feels like a strange thing to do. It’s up there with buying a car you’ve never test driven or renting a house you’ve never seen…

Buying An Engagement Ring Online Spoiled The Surprise