Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook is an Editor based out of Brooklyn, NY. She writes about internet culture, social networks, and consumer-facing technology. Jordan hosts many of TechCrunch’s live events, including regional TC Pitch-Offs and the world-renowned TechCrunch Disrupt conference. She’s also a co-host on the TechCrunch Radio show on Sirius XM each week.

She has written for publications such as Mobile Marketer and MobileBurn.

She is now an Editor at TechCrunch.

You can email her at jordan@techcrunch.com.

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  • TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2017 - Day 3

    Watch the final day of TC Disrupt SF live right here!

    All good things must come to an end, but we have one more full day of Disrupt for you to enjoy from home. The lineup today is jam-packed with all-stars of the tech world. Kirsten Green from Forerunner Ventures, Justin Kan, Coursera’s Andrew Ng, and Uber’s new Chief Brand Officer Bozoma Saint John will all be joining us on the Disrupt stage. Plus, Laurene Powell Jobs and Ron Conway… Read More

  • TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2017 - Day 2

    Watch Day 2 of Disrupt San Francisco live right here!

    The best is yet to come, and babe, won’t it be fine? Disrupt Day 2 kicks off right now, and thanks to the live stream, no one will be left behind. Today, we’ll be joined by Sebastian Thrun, Apple’s Lisa Jackson, 23andMe’s Anne Wojcicki, the co-founders of Houzz Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohel, as well as NBA MVP Kevin Durant and his business partner Rich Kleiman. And, as… Read More

  • Douxmatok lets you use 30 percent less sugar without affecting sweetness

    Douxmatok lets you use 30 percent less sugar without affecting sweetness

    Our resistance to good nutrition is causing lasting problems within the population. Part of the problem is that the best-tasting food is usually the worst for our health, and bad eating habits beget worse eating habits. That’s where DouxMatok comes in — it has found a way to make sugar more efficient and potent so people can eat less of it and still get the same effect. Read More

  • TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2017 - Day 1

    Tune in to Disrupt SF Day 1 right here!

    Buckle up, folks! It’s going to be one helluva week. Disrupt SF is about to kick off at 9 a.m., and for those of you who didn’t make it out to Pier 48, we’re bringing the show to you. Today, we’ll be sitting down with some of the greatest minds in tech, including Google’s Heather Adkins, Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin in conversation with Naval Ravikant… Read More

  • Equifax security and information executives are stepping down

    Equifax security and information executives are stepping down

    Top executives at Equifax are retiring effective immediately, according to the WSJ. Susan Mauldin was the company’s chief security officer and David Webb was the chief information officer. The report says the executives are retiring though, in the wake of the company’s major security breach, “retire” feels like an euphemism for “fired.” Read More

  • Laurene Powell Jobs and Ron Conway will talk about investing in America’s youth at Disrupt SF

    Laurene Powell Jobs and Ron Conway will talk about investing in America’s youth at Disrupt SF

    The tech community and students need each other to thrive and compete and fuel innovation in this country. That’s why it is more important than ever to invest in America’s youth, and that starts with education and building opportunities for students and young grads across the U.S. At Disrupt SF, we’re hosting a conversation with one of the country’s most engaged… Read More

  • Statespace, the Expa-backed training platform for gamers, launches out of stealth

    Statespace, the Expa-backed training platform for gamers, launches out of stealth

    Nobody likes to lose. Especially gamers. But unlike other sports or activities, video games aren’t conducive to practice. Sure, you could play Destiny 2 until your thumbs bleed. But when it comes to fine tuning — maybe you’re slow to react to enemies on the top left side of the map, for example — video games don’t offer the environment to practice, practice… Read More

  • All the videos from Apple’s iPhone event

    All the videos from Apple’s iPhone event

    In case you happened to miss the presentation of Apple’s latest iGear, we’ve got your back. The company today announced Apple Watch Series 3, a new 4K Apple TV, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, as well as the much-rumored iPhone X (pronounced “ten”). As Apple is wont to do, the company peppered videos into the presentation. Some were straight-up advertisements, others… Read More

  • Legendary investor Yuri Milner to talk about the future of the internet at Disrupt SF

    Legendary investor Yuri Milner to talk about the future of the internet at Disrupt SF

    Yuri Milner has always looked past the present. The world-renowned investor, DST Managing Partner and billionaire has invested $100 million of his own money to look beyond our solar system in search of extraterrestrial intelligent life. And while the jet setter may have his eyes on the stars, he also seems to keep his feet on the ground. We’re excited to have him for a fireside chat… Read More

  • This is the iPhone X

    This is the iPhone X

    Today, Apple introduced the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. But in true Apple fashion, Tim Cook promised us “one more thing.” Ten years after Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone, Apple is introducing the iPhone X. And, by the way, it’s pronounced “ten.” So what does a decade of iPhone innovation look like? Read More

  • WeWork files complaint against UrWork for trademark infringement, unfair competition

    WeWork files complaint against UrWork for trademark infringement, unfair competition

    WeWork, the behemoth co-work company valued at $20 billion, has filed a complaint with New York’s Southern District Court, alleging that China-based UrWork is guilty of trademark infringement. The argument is that UrWork is a name that is far too similar to WeWork given that both companies operate in the co-working industry. UrWork is reported have a valuation over $1 billion, having… Read More

  • HotelTonight to expand booking window to 100 days

    HotelTonight to expand booking window to 100 days

    HotelTonight, the platform that lets you make last-minute bookings at hotels, is today announcing that they’re expanding their reservation to up to 100 days out. The change doesn’t take effect immediately, but HotelTonight says that the expanded booking window will go live “in the fall.” As it stands now, HotelTonight only lets users book hotels within seven days of… Read More

  • Favor, the on-demand service focused on Texas, picks up $22 million Series B

    Favor, the on-demand service focused on Texas, picks up $22 million Series B

    The on-demand economy is great for consumers but hard for the companies that provide on-demand services. While many are still struggling to stabilize their business model and optimize their work force, Favor has seemed to find a bit of success by focusing in on a specific region. Favor is an on-demand delivery service that operates in Texas. Much like Postmates, the service lets users order… Read More

  • Speakable’s Contact Your Rep button lets users take a stand directly from a news article

    Speakable’s Contact Your Rep button lets users take a stand directly from a news article

    As we move deeper into the Trump presidency and these turbulent political times, folks are more engaged with the news than ever. But many leave their news binge feeling helpless, without much they can do to solve the many problems they see in the world. But Speakable, a platform that lets news readers take action on the issues they care most about, is introducing a new tool to the platform… Read More

  • What to expect from the Steve Jobs Theater at the new iPhone reveal

    For the very first time, Apple is opening up the brand new Steve Jobs theater to unveil new iPhones (and more, we think) on September 12. This Apple Campus has been in the works for quite some time. In fact, one of our first stories on the new HQ was written by MG Siegler. In any case, folks will be allowed to visit the Steve Jobs Theater for the first time next week. But what will they find? Read More

  • Twitter’s new random notifications are awful and I hate them

    Twitter’s new random notifications are awful and I hate them

    About a month ago, Twitter rolled out a new feature that would show you a bunch of random shit in your notifications tab. For example, if a couple of people that you follow liked a tweet, it’d show up in your notifications tab. If someone followed someone else, boom! There it was in your notifications tab. If people you follow start tweeting about the same topic or article… well… Read More

  • Tinder hits top grossing app in the App Store on heels of Tinder Gold launch

    Tinder hits top grossing app in the App Store on heels of Tinder Gold launch

    Tinder has hit number 1 in the App Store’s top grossing category for the very first time. Claiming top spot in the App Store likely has to do with the global launch of Tinder Gold, which lets users see who has liked them without swiping at all, among other premium features. Tinder’s initial foray into monetization came in 2015 with the launch of Tinder Plus, which lets users… Read More

  • The Destiny 2 live action trailer is out and it’s hilarious

    The Destiny 2 live action trailer is out and it’s hilarious

    The Destiny 2 live action trailer is officially out, and it’s one of the most comical video game trailers ever. The live action trailer heralds the coming of the new game, which is set to drop on September 6. The trailer stars Cayde-6, voiced by Nathan Fillion, and was directed by the same guy who directed Kong: Skull Island, Jordan Vogt-Roberts. Oh, and it doesn’t show a single… Read More

  • The TC Trivia Throwdown is coming to Disrupt SF

    The TC Trivia Throwdown is coming to Disrupt SF

    In the age of eyes glued to phones, trivia is one of my favorite past-times. And as such, we’ll be bringing the TechCrunch Trivia Throwdown to the Disrupt SF After Party on Tuesday, September 19. While Disrupt SF is an action-packed three days of A-list speaker panels and startup mania, it’s pretty important to find time to unwind and relax when the day is done. The TC Trivia… Read More

  • Tinder Gold, which lets you see who has liked you, launches today in U.S.

    Tinder Gold, which lets you see who has liked you, launches today in U.S.

    As Rafiki once said, “It is time.” Tinder Gold, the dating app’s new premium subscription tier (which includes a feature that lets you see who’s already liked you without any swiping) is finally rolling out to the U.S. Tinder Gold and Likes You were originally tested in Argentina, Australia, Canada and Mexico at the end of June. Today, however, the the feature rolls out… Read More

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