On Saturday June 6 we are celebrating the ten year birthday of TechCrunch. 1,500 people will gather from 12-3 p.m. at the Presidio in San Francisco. Like the meetups ten years ago at my house in Ather
More than anything else, Jason Kincaid’s new book The Burned-Out Blogger’s Guide To PR is about the startup journey. It has something for everyone, and it’s smart. It’s also laugh-out-loud
TechCrunch Disrupt, a thrice-yearly event where they drag me, the founder of TechCrunch, out like Lenin's embalmed body to show I'm still around, is but a week away.
And if anything will shock me b
Wow, it's been a while since I posted here on TechCrunch.
Some of you may remember me as the founder of this site. Later I was fired by Arianna Huffington after I started CrunchFund.
Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel talks about Facebook rejecting a $1 billion offer from Yahoo in 2006. He and Accel’s Jim Breyer were on the same page – “take the money and run.”
Facebook is showing your content to far fewer people than they used to, says Nick Bilton at the NY Times, pointing out that while his subscribers have soared, the number of likes per post has declined
Anyone wanting to see the whole “history is written by the victors” thing in process should read Tim Wu and John Gruber battle it out over exactly why Apple has kicked the crap out of ever
Editor’s note: The interview between Hunter Walk and Jason Kincaid reprinted below originally appeared on LinkedIn. Follow Hunter on LinkedIn. I was happily surprised to see Hunter Walk interv
So I was chatting with my dad yesterday. We had a long drive home after the Department of Homeland Security seized and impounded my boat. The mood was somber. We were talking about how awful America h
Yesterday I wrote about the ongoing CNET editorial independence issue. I said that the editors and journalists at CNET were part of the problem, and suggested that they either publish their (assumed)
A couple of weeks ago CNET was put into an absurd situation – they could not favorably cover a technology product because the company behind that product was in litigation with CNET’s pare
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/nik-cubrilovic">Nik Cubrilovic</a> points out that people were significantly <a target="_blank" href="http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4529
In 2008 I was griping about 2,433 unread emails in my inbox. Which is nothing. Today it’s up around 7,000, and I declared an email bankruptcy just a few months ago and started fresh. Cue, a hand
I love talking about taxes. Our President and both houses of Congress have finally all agreed on a deal on this whole fiscal cliff mess. I’ve been holding my breath on this because I thought for
It’s just about 2013 and I gotta say, I’m a little bored.
At least, the blogger in me is. As an investor things are just peachy. All this panic about overpriced consumer startups has led to a n
TechCrunch reader Kuan Yong sent me an email today showing me something that I thought I’d never see. I thought it must be some photoshopped joke. But I’ve confirmed it for myself. TechCru
Ron Conway, Silicon Valley’s best known angel investor, got quite a gift this evening. Laurene Jobs, the wife of the late Steve Jobs, dropped by the Conway annual holiday party this evening and
You can't say I didn't give it an honest try. It was <a target="_blank" href="http://uncrunched.com/2011/10/27/my-iphone-4s-with-google-voice-native-sitting-here-on-my-desk/">over a year ago now</a> t
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.techmeme.com/121205/p22#a121205p22">We just got screwed</a>. More on this below.
Nobody says "<a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0">Web
A TechCrunch <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/05/04/jibjab-re-creates-the-original-star-wars-trilogy-now-starring-your-friends/">tradition</a>: wasting time in the office by putting ourselves and