Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook


Jordan Crook is an Editor based out of Brooklyn, NY. She writes about internet culture, social networks, and consumer-facing technology. Jordan leads programming on TechCrunch’s flagship event, the world-renowned Disrupt conference. You may recognize her from her appearances hosting that event and moderating panels and fireside chats.

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

She is now an Editor at TechCrunch.

You can email her at

The Latest from Jordan Crook

Samsung Grows An Ego

For the first time in the six years of the iPhone’s life, Apple seems to be going on the defensive, and with good reason. Apple’s global marketshare is slowly shrinking alongside the growt

There Is No Such Thing As A Great Launch Event

If you woke up this morning wondering why Samsung is being berated on social media less than 24 hours after announcing its latest flagship phone, might I point you here and here, where you can read of

FCC Expands “Experimental Authorization” Program To Give Commercial Space Companies Access To Spectrum

The FCC has introduced <a target="_blank" href="">a plan</a> to give commercial space companies like SpaceX access

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Beats The Best With 5-inch, 1080p Display, 1.9GHz Processor, Gesture Controls And A Q2 2013 Release

As if it could be any other way, the <a target="_blank" href="">just-announced</a> Samsung Galaxy S 4 is Samsung's, and perhaps even Android's, best phone yet. In f

The Death Of Google Reader Sparks A Petition 30,000 Signatures Strong

Google announced yesterday that it would shut down Google Reader, Google's RSS feed reading product, on July 1. In response, an online petition was started by Daniel Lewis (<a target="_blank" href="ht

Rovio Releases “The Croods” Game, Inspired By The Dreamworks Animated Film

Rovio has just released its latest game, based on the Dreamworks animated film <a target="_blank" href="">"The Croods"</a>. The Finnish bas

AudioTweets Is A Twitter Client That Lets You Earn $ By Listening To Your Twitter Stream

With all kinds of content creation services out there, and numerous voice-enabled digital assistant apps sprouting up, TextAd is toying with ways to make your Twitter consumption more natural. That sa

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8.0 With 3G Hits The FCC

Though we still haven't gotten a peek of the LTE-capable Galaxy Note 8.0, it would appear that the 3G version is currently making <a target="_blank" href="

Everything We Know About The Galaxy S IV

In 48 hours, the Galaxy S IV will stop being a set of unconfirmed photos and videos from Chinese forums and be a real, official phone. A new generation. And while some mystery still remains over pr

Concur’s Travel Shopping Spree Continues, Buys conTgo For Its Travel-Based Messaging Platform

<a target="_blank" href="">Concur</a>, the same folks who handle many of our corporate travel and expense systems, has <a target="_blank" href="

Fly Or Die: Skullcandy Crushers

<a target="_blank" href="">Skullcandy's Crusher headphones</a> may not be John's favorite, but I must applaud the headphone mak

Intel Capital President: Disrupt Alum Expect Labs “Fits In Nicely” With Voice Plans For Ultrabook

Intel Capital, the venture arm of Intel, boasts over 120 portfolio companies to have listed publicly on the NASDAQ alone. In celebration of that, President Arvind Sodhani rang yesterday's closing bell

Age Of Empires II HD Is Coming To Steam, And We’re “Reeeaady”

Gaming isn’t quite cyclical, thought it would seem that the big trend this winter is to remake old-school games from the 90’s for newer platforms. EA just released a brand new version of a

Fly Or Die: Google Chromebook Pixel

Google's new <a href="">Chromebook Pixel</a> is a curious device. While its beautiful, seamless hardware nearly justifies i

PopTip Brings Its Instant Twitter Polling And Revamped Dashboard To Brands On Facebook

After <a href="">launching out of TechStars NY back in June</a>,

The Boundless Open Textbook Initiative Has Evolved But Its Future Is Marred By Lawsuits

Our education system is broken, from lower-level public schools all the way up to higher learning. EdTech startups are coming at the numerous problems from every angle. Boundless, a startup out of Bos

CEO And Founder Megan Gardner Out At Mom-Centric Deals Site Plum District, Ex-Googler Susan Kim Takes Over

Founder and CEO of Plum District, Megan Gardner, has left her position at the company, according to <a target="_blank" href="">the Plum District website</a> and <a t

As Moveline, The TechStars-Backed Moving App, Expands To New Cities, We Test Out The Service

Reports suggest, and I have independently confirmed, that moving is one of the most awful, stressful, painful processes you can experience in a lifetime. Yet the cost of living in NY forces many to mo

Bitcasa Sees 13% Growth In Stored Data, Users In 114 New Countries Since Ending Open Beta Last Month

<a target="_blank" href="">Bitcasa</a>, with its infinite and instant cloud storage service, has had to <a href="

Snoox, The Pinterest Of Recommendations, Launches On iOS And Android

When Snoox, the web-based recommendation engine for friends, first launched in November, my only gripe was that searching for recommendations is best suited for mobile, even though giving recommendati
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