A brief history of Dropbox

Dropbox first appeared on the startup scene with its debut at Y Combinator Demo Day way back in the summer of 2007. Since then, the company has grown to hundreds of millions of users and to a value of

The top smartphones of MWC 2018

Like CES, this week’s Mobile World Congress feels like a bit of a down year, now that the smoke has cleared. Perhaps its was fact that Samsung’s big news stole the show before it even bega

15 companies building futuristic AR smart glasses

Today, Intel showed off a pretty awesome-looking pair of smart glasses that look better than pretty much anything we’ve seen to date. It’s unclear what the development future will be for t

Behind the scenes of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch day prep

SpaceX is launching its Falcon Heavy rocket tomorrow, and if it’s successful, it’ll be twice as powerful in terms of cargo capacity as its next closest active rival. That will help give Sp

Inside Amazon’s Spheres

Like most adventurous designs the Spheres are divisive: some call them an eyesore or attention-seeking behavior by Amazon, but others will admire the originality and intelligent use of space. Seattle

The best gadgets we saw at CES 2018

Another CES is in the books. The country’s biggest consumer electronics show featured some 3,900 exhibitors spread out over 2.75 million square feet, making it the largest floor in the show’s hist

Tech in 2017: Crazy, troubled and out of control?

Questions are being asked about platform power. Regulatory rules and knives are being sharpened. Politicians are eager to point the finger of blame. And with so much tech-fueled ammunition, who can bl

TechCrunch’s Favorite Things of 2017

Good news, everyone! We survived 2017! Each December, the TechCrunch staff members (our writers, editors, video, and social teams) get together and make a big ol’ list of our favorite things fro

A look at 42 women in tech who crushed it in 2017

What a challenging, exhilarating year it has been for women everywhere, starting from the women’s March on Washington to former Uber engineer Susan Fowler’s eye-opening and now famous blog post to

Gift Guide: Last minute gifts and stocking stuffers that are actually good

We’ve only got a few more days until Christmas, and maybe you’re starting get a little nervous about all the folks who are still on your gift-giving list. Sure, they might not be your clos

Gift Guide: 9 fantastic pairs of headphones

Want to buy someone a pair of headphones without accidentally buying them junk? We can help. Looking for something else? We can help with that, too. Here are some new releases and some old classics fo

Gift Guide: The best Nintendo Switch games and gifts

The Switch has had an amazing debut year, defying worries that it would crash and burn like its superficially similar predecessor, the Wii U. Unlike that console, however, the Switch is just stocked w

Gift guide: PlayStation 4 Games worth giving

2017 has been a banner year for gaming, and the PS4 in particular has gotten a ridiculous amount of really great games. Whether you or your loved one is interested in action, huge explorable worlds, R

What telecoms and tech companies are saying about the FCC’s net neutrality decision

The FCC just voted to eliminate the net neutrality rules established by 2015's Open Internet Order. Here's what has been said so far. We're still waiting to hear from others and we'll update this list

Here’s everything new Niantic just added to Pokémon GO

Niantic is rounding out the year with one of Pokémon GO's biggest updates to date. We knew earlier this week that the update was right around the corner, but we didn't know exactly when. The answer:

9 of the most ridiculous pet gifts for your fur-loving friends

We love our fur babies in Silicon Valley, and there's plenty of tech to support them, feed them and keep them occupied while we're away. We <em>could</em> give you a pet gift guide full of these tech

These are the 10 best tech companies to work for in the U.S., according to Glassdoor

Glassdoor just released its top 100 U.S.-based companies to work for next year. Because we cover technology here at TechCrunch, we broke out the top 10 tech companies from the list. Without further ad

20 critical startup truths no one will tell you

Some knowledge is so important, everyone assumes everyone already knows it. But they don’t, especially in the tech world where things move so fast that most people are faking. But Stripe’s

A look through TransferWise’s early pitch deck

Nearly seven years ago, TransferWise was readying the launch of its international money transfer service with bated breath. Co-founder Taavet Hinrikus would later tell me that he wasn’t entirely sur

9 smart home gifts for a smarter smart home

Welcome to the 2017 TechCrunch Holiday Gift Guide! We check out a lot of really cool stuff here at TechCrunch, so we figured we ought to put that experience to good use and help you get your holiday s
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