The TechCrunch newsroom fears only one thing: the coming of April 1. Because, I’m just going to say it, the tech industry isn’t very funny. But Google Japan’s ongoing series of ridic
The tech world sure does love a good prank. While some sat out on April Fools’, a number of big tech companies embraced the opportunity to waste time this way. So without any further ado, here a
At some point in the not-so-distant past, April Fools was about pranks and hoaxes, but given that we apparently have enough of those on the web, the day has somehow morphed into a celebration of rando
It's past midday on April 1 in some parts of the world, so already we're seeing some of the inevitable glut of April Fools Day announcements from tech companies. There looks to be one (surprising) ear
If there was some over-arching, governing body that handed out awards to April Fools' Day prankers, I should hope that Toshiba would get one.
The company today announced the Digit, sloughing off w
If you were one of the <em>three million people</em> who watched Google's Gmail Blue prank yesterday and found yourself wondering just <em>how</em> horrible it'd be if it weren't, you know, a joke —
Ever since Google announced that access to its then-new email application Gmail would be invite-only at first, startup founders have been angling to reproduce that same kind of fervor for their own se
The <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/03/04/apples-iwatch-could-arrive-by-the-end-of-2013-says-bloomberg/">much-rumored Apple iWatch</a> isn't as exciting as you might have thought.
Happy April First, errybody! Yes, that's right, we've reached that special, inimitable time of year. April Fools Day 2013. At TechCrunch, we have a long history of taking April Fools seriously. Deadly
Vowels aren’t really necessary in today’s digital age, are they? Twitter doesn’t think so, as it announced a new “two-tiered” service including its free model called R
The Google April Fool’s train continues with the announcement of “Gmail Blue.” Yes, it’s a version of Google’s email service where everything is the color blue. The YouTu
Bad news, guys. YouTube is shutting down.
The platform launched eight years ago, and some of us have gotten so distracted by YouTube videos that we've forgotten that the whole thing is actually a
In 2010, TechCrunch <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/03/25/facebook-to-release-a-like-button-for-the-whole-darn-internet/">broke the news</a> that <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/facebo
Happy April 1st, Everybody! It's that very special time of year -- the day when tech companies break out their clown shoes to make their annual attempt at being funny. As a public service, we've round
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/april-fools.jpg" />Yes, folks, that's right. That special, special time of year is upon us. It’s April Fools 2011! We take April Fools pret
Road and Track is a great car magazine, but they forgot an important fact about April Fools’ Day: the date. Yesterday, March 30th, they outed some pictures of the Volt sans roof. Their post even
Ever tried writing in Japanese? No, right? Well it’s really hard. There are like lines and little circles and things. Well, Google Japan just released their new drum-based interface to type in J
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Yes, I'm so excited! There are no screenshots yet for <em>Hellrazer: Triple Helix</em>, but it sounds totally awesome. They
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/eng2-215x143.jpg" width="215" height="143" />Wow. April Fools Is In full swing.
The Guardian <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2009/ap
Today, as you have probably noticed, is April Fool’s Day. It’s a grand holiday that celebrates nothing but the cruel ability of humans to trick other humans and to take pleasure in the dec