Take a look at 29 of the new emoji Apple is about to put on your iPhone

Wizards, Pies, hedgehogs and new genderless characters will all be arriving on your iPhone and iPad soon thanks to an upcoming update to iOS11. Emoji have been a very bizarre –if not somewhat pr

Here’s everything Google announced today

Google held a press conference today in San Francisco, where the company announced everything from new phones to crazy machine learning-powered wearable cameras. It was a flurry of news. Don’t h

Btw, Echo Spot buyers…your Chumby still works

So Amazon announced a smart alarm clock today, the $130 Echo Spot. It works like a smaller Echo Show, allowing you to make calls, including video calls, listen to music, and much more. It’s basi

How to enable 280 characters on Twitter right now

Yesterday, Twitter announced it would for the first time expand the character count on its service from 140 characters to 280 – double the usual length. However, the functionality is still being

Here’s everything Amazon announced today

Amazon held an event in Seattle today, and the announcements were non-stop. From a new high-end Echo to talking fish, they had all sorts of stuff to show. Don’t have time to catch up on all of it

26 memorable quotes from Disrupt San Francisco 2017

At Disrupt San Francisco 2017, top investors, tech figures and entrepreneurs took the stage in interviews with TechCrunch reporters. We heard from the likes of Sam Altman, Kevin Durant, Vitalik Buteri

A history of HTC in 12 devices

HTC on Friday basically sold a huge portion of itself to Google, which is clearly hoping to use the company's talent for hardware in its own push for self-branded devices. It's the end of an era for a

Our favorite pitches from Alchemist Accelerator’s 16th batch

Alchemist Accelerator, known for its specialty in working with enterprise startups, held its 16th demo day at Microsoft’s offices in Mountain View, California. 18 startups pitched ideas ranging from

Here are the best ARKit apps for iOS 11 you should try right now

Apple just released iOS 11 to the public, and a big feature is ARKit, the company’s SDK that lets developers easily create cool augmented reality apps. Even though Apple announced ARKit a few mo

15 neat hidden features in iOS 11

After months and months of beta, iOS 11 is finally here — and it’s a huge update. In particular, Apple has tucked away many little features that you won’t see right away. If you want to

The Cassini Orbiter’s greatest images and discoveries

The Cassini-Huygens mission launched from Cape Canaveral on October 15, 1997, and tomorrow, just a month shy of 20 years later, one of the most prolific purveyors of beautiful planetary science crashe

Here’s all the crazy hardware presented at HAX’s 10th demo day

We stopped by HAX’s demo day at the San Francisco Mint to check out all the hardware startups in the accelerator’s 10th batch. Many of the startups showcased creative combinations of hardw

Everything Apple announced at its iPhone X keynote

Apple’s September event is always a big one. And this year is no different. There were new iPhones, a new Apple Watch and even a new Apple TV. Surprisingly, Apple announced not one, not two but

The most monocle-dropping tech acquisitions of the past five years

This is a list of tech deals from the past half decade that were surprising because of their size, impact or seeming randomness. Some have paid off, while others (cough*Microsoft-Nokia*cough) remain 

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. I

On Voyager’s 40th anniversary, here are 20 of the mission’s best images and discoveries

It's been 40 years to the day since the Voyager mission commenced with the launch of Voyager 1, with its twin Voyager 2 launching two weeks later. This groundbreaking and incredibly ambitious mission

Most of 2017’s tech IPOs are performing well

Blue Apron and Snap had disappointing debuts this year, but others have fared much better. Of the tech companies that have gone public this year, most are trading above their IPO price. But there have

IFA 2017’s biggest announcements

The September time frame positions the Berlin show perfectly as a launch pad for holiday products. As such, some of tech’s biggest names use it to debut some of their biggest products of the year. I

10 of the most-funded startups to fail in 2017

Startups rise and startups fall. 2017 has seen some prominent startups go under. What follows are 10 of the best-funded companies to close in the first nine months of 2017. Ultimately not all is lost.

The coolest new Star Wars toys from Force Friday

Today marks the second Force Friday. Disney started the tradition back in 2015 ahead of the release of The Force Awakens as an opportunity to build hype and announce a bunch of products without giving
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