The damage from Atlanta’s huge cyberattack is even worse than the city first thought

More than two months after a cyberattack hobbled many of its critical municipal systems, the city of Atlanta is still sorting through the wreckage of what is likely the worst cyberattack targeting a U

A simple solution to end the encryption debate

Criminals and terrorists, like millions of others, rely on smartphone encryption to protect the information on their mobile devices. But unlike most of us, the data on their phones could endanger live

Update: Bird buys more scooters

Note: This story has been updated to indicate that the deal is worth tens of millions not hundreds of millions and includes comment from other manufacturers. It seems like all is fair in love and scoo

Here are the top states and cities for startups in the South

Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor Satellite startups turn to reinventing broadband, mapping and oth

Waymo and Google launch a self-driving truck pilot in Atlanta

Waymo’s autonomous trucking program is coming along – though we haven’t heard much about it since discovering it was a real thing last year, Waymo today announced that it’s launchi

Waymo heads to Atlanta to test its self-driving cars

Waymo continues to expand the pool of locations where it's testing its autonomous vehicle tech, and the latest destination is metro Atlanta. The former Google self-driving car company revealed the new

Atlanta, This Is Your Last Chance To Buy Tickets To The Meetup Tonight

Dear Hotlanta (which happens to be freezing right now), I write to you from a hotel room off of the highway, with but a few short hours until I head over to Prive to host the TC Meetup + Pitch-off. I

Ludacris Partners With Delivery App Roadie And Joins The Flood Of Entertainers Getting Into Startups

Roadie, the Atlanta-based shipping marketplace that's angling to tap drivers already on the road to deliver packages, is adding some star wattage to its team with the announcement that music star Luda

The LightFreq Square2 Lets You Rock Out With Your Lights On

Your speaker is in my lightbulb! No, your lightbulb is in my speaker! Thanks to the new LightFreq Square2, we’re both right. The Square2 is a lightbulb with built-in speaker and intercom. To use

That’s A Wrap On The Atlanta And Boston TC Meetups!

This week, TechCrunch had its world rocked by two very special cities on the East Coast. First we hit up Atlanta, where we felt true Southern Hospitality as ten startups pitched a packed audience

TechCrunch Pitch-Offs Are Coming To Atlanta And Boston, Apply Now!

And so the countdown begins. We're nearly a month away from the TechCrunch Pitch-Offs in <a href="">Atlanta (February 24)</a

Relive The Magic Of The ATL Meetup + Pitch-Off

Oh, what a night! For the second time in as many years, TechCrunch hit the streets of Atlanta to find some of the best and brightest startups the south has to offer.

Local Delivery Service Kanga Raises $1 Million Seed Round

Atlanta-based Kanga has raised $1 million to create a new local delivery service that uses a crowdsourced approach to getting items from point A to point B.

Atlanta Startups, Apply For The February 18 Meetup Here

We’re headed back to Atlanta and want to see the area’s best undiscovered startups to pitch on our stage. On February 18, John Biggs, Jordan Crook and myself are hitting ATL and hosting a

Calling All Hardware Startups In Atlanta, New Orleans, And Charleston

Hello, Atlanta, New Orleans, and Charleston. We'd like to meet you. After you guys shovel out your unenclosed garages and de ice your homes, please drop us a line so we can see what amazing hardware y

Koopedia Aims To Ditch The Greed In Daily Deals

Koopedia, which sounds like an early edition of the Mario Brother's Encyclopedia, is actually a daily deals site with a twist. Business owners, instead of entering into a draconian deal with the site,

Square’s Atlantic Station Office In Atlanta Is Focusing On Infrastructure

I spoke to Square today about some of their latest moving and shaking in recruiting, and learned that the company has nabbed a 5,000 square foot office space in the Atlantic Station section in Atlanta

An Honest Discussion About Being Gay, Working In Tech, And Living In The South

We didn't get the most amazing reaction when we announced that our Southeast Mini Meetup Tour would also have a partial focus on gay rights and homophobic legislation in the south. We're a tech blog,

Reminder: #TCATL Is Kicking Off At 6pm Tonight

We're live in Hotlanta tonight from 6pm to 10pm at <a target="_blank" href="">Sweetwater Brewery</a>. We have over a thousand RSVPs and we want you guys to beat NYC in terms

Southeast Meetup Reminders: Savannah, Raleigh, And Charlotte Are Set, Atlanta Not Iffy [UPDATE!]

If you've been keeping up at all, you should know that we're planning <a href="
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