Matthew Panzarino

Matthew Panzarino

Editor-in-Chief

Matthew Panzarino has been a retail jockey, founded a professional photography business and a news blog covering the Apple ecosystem. He has served as News Editor and Managing Editor at The Next Web and is now Editor-In-Chief at TechCrunch.

He has made a name for himself in the tech media world as a writer and editor, relentlessly covering Apple and Twitter, in addition to a broad range of startups in the fields of robotics, computer vision, AI, fashion, VR, AR and more. Owns shares in ETFs. Contact Matthew at matthew@techcrunch.com PGP Key: https://keybase.io/panzer

The Latest from Matthew Panzarino

And The TechCrunch Disrupt Europe Finalists Are Crate, Disease Diagnostic Group, Oscult And PhotoMath

Over 1,500 people have walked through door at this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt Europe conference in London. We had everyone from Elvis impersonators to people dressed up as chickens participate, a

Live From Apple’s iPad, Mac And OS X Event

Today’s the day for Apple’s special October event, at which we’ll most likely see the launch of new iPads, new Macs and OS X Yosemite, the latest version of Apple’s Mac operati

TechCrunch Is Hiring A Product Manager

If you’re a product-oriented person who has always wanted to work on a product that is all about other products but at the same time is very much a product of its own that needs a great product visi

Tesla Motors Just Invited Press To Come Look At Its New D

Tesla Motors just sent out invites to a press event on October 9th in Los Angeles, presumably to unveil the new ‘D’ car that founder Elon Musk tweeted about yesterday evening. Now, we offi

A Manual iPhone Camera, Finally

Finally is a funny word, especially when it comes to Apple. I try to avoid using it because I'm cognizant of the fact that Apple's pacing is often a lot different than the hive mind's idea of what it

Apple’s Tim Cook Does Some Security Straight Talking

Today, Apple’s Tim Cook posted a letter announcing a new security page on the company’s website, publishing some fairly plain-language security talk. There’s some solid language her

The iPhone 6 (And 6 Plus) Go To Disneyland

Last week I decided to test the most secretive, hotly anticipated smartphones on earth in a place where there was no danger of them being recognized or damaged or both: Disneyland. Both my wife and

Citrix Acquires Virtual, An Android And iOS Virtualization Company

We’re hearing from a reliable source that Citrix has acquired a little company we wrote about back in July called Virtual. The firm, manned by an impressive set of software hackers, claimed to be ab

The Disrupt SF 2014 Battlefield Finalists Are Alfred, Partpic, PatternEQ, Shipstr, Stack And Vinli

In our new conference venue at Pier 48, 26 battlefield competitors (and two Audience Choice winners) have pitched their hearts out onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF these past two days. It's been a ner

Live From Apple’s iPhone Event In Cupertino

Apple is holding an event today in Cupertino that kicks off at 10 AM PT, and we’re already here at the Flint Center holding it down. Next to the theater is the giant cube-like white mystery buil

What Is The Fate Of Apple’s iPhone 5C?

With Apple releasing new iPhones next week, the question arises: what will happen to its existing models? With recent releases, Apple has kept older devices around to serve it at lower price points in

Apple Dominating Shipping Capacity Out Of China With New iPhones

According to several sources, Apple has already begun flexing its supply chain muscles by shipping so many units of upcoming devices from its manufacturing facilities to sales outlets that it is causi

Apple Should Be More Transparent About Security

It seems that Apple has gotten embroiled in a security scandal of one sort or another every few months. It dodged Heartbleed but was hit by the very embarrassing ‘goto fail’ bug. It was

Apple’s Two Factor Authentication Doesn’t Protect iCloud Backups Or Photo Streams

One of the common bits of advice you’ll see people giving you around this celebrity picture hack is to enable two-factor authentication on your accounts — including Apple’s. That’s good advice

Twitter’s Timeline Could Get (More) Algorithmic

Twitter has changed significantly over the past 8 years. With every new product manager and leadership cadre there have been attempts to make it more accessible to new users and more sticky for existi

For The First Time, More People Will Watch MLB.tv Streams On Devices Than Desktops

On August 26, 2002, Major League Baseball streamed its first live MLB.tv video of a game to the web — a tiny, grainy little player that looks laughable in comparison to today's HD streams you hold i

PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin To Speak At Disrupt SF 2014 About His Latest Startup, Affirm

We’re happy to announce that PayPal co-founder, Yahoo board member and self-proclaimed crypto-nerd Max Levchin will be returning to the Disrupt stage in September. Last year, Levchin spoke wit

Vinod Khosla To Speak At Disrupt SF

We're excited to announce that Vinod Khosla will once again take the Disrupt SF stage and give attendees an inside look at his investing approach. Khosla is the founder of Khosla Ventures, a venture c

Some Brief Thoughts About Apple’s MacBook Air ‘Stickers’ Ad

Yesterday Apple released a new 'Stickers' ad for the MacBook Air. I found it interesting for a few reasons.

Why Marco Arment Built A Podcast App

Developer Marco Arment isn’t exactly a household name, but that could depend on your household. As a frequent podcaster and writer, he’s taken on a somewhat polarizing role as a commentator on the
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