Coin offerings using celebrity glitter may not be golden, SEC warns

A slew of media stars have hitched their stars to various virtual currencies, lending their social media outreach and luster to projects that have seemed less than golden. Now the SEC is warning celeb

I feel like I know these computer-generated celebrities already

If there's one thing this Earth of ours is short on, it's celebrities. I mean, if there were enough, why would they keep making them? We need the help of our computer friends. Luckily they are obligin

Crunch Report | Youtuber Pewdiepie Gets in Trouble

Apple shows us trailers for its first original shows, YouTuber Pewdiepie gets in trouble over some anti-Semitic remarks in some of his videos, Microsoft wants a digital Geneva Convention and Twitter d

Anyone can now apply to be verified on Twitter

It may have just become a little easier to get the blue check mark on Twitter .  The company has just announced that they are opening applications to apply for verification on the platform. As a re

Pay celebs to text or video message you with TipTalk

It has never been worth it for celebrities to respond to their endless digital fan mail — until now. TipTalk lets them set a price for a private text, photo or video response. The idea is that

7 Celebrity-Backed Startups That Totally Nailed It

TechCrunch highlighted a number of startups and products that were founded or heavily backed by the glitterati, and failed. The list was surprisingly long. This time around, we’re flipping the s

Tinder To Introduce Verified Accounts Because Celebrities Aren’t Getting Enough Matches

Poor famous, beautiful people: They can’t even get a good date using tried and tested methods like swiping right. Matchmaking app Tinder has high-profile users including Ashton Kutcher, Lindsay

Sean Parker, Ari Emanuel And Oliver Luckett’s theAudience Raises $20M To Help Celebs Navigate Social Media

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/07/26/theaudience/">Back in July, we caught wind of a stealthy</a> startup called <a target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/theAudience/2191967

Survey: Boys want to play video games with President Obama, girls with Miley Cyrus

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/obamagames.jpg" />Right now, if I could play a round of <i>Multiplayer Game 2: The Sequel</i> with anyone in the whole world, it'd probab

GPS tracking device found on Simon Cowell’s car

Poor Simon Cowell. Apparently someone on a motorcycle had been constantly following closely behind the notoriously cranky American Idol judge’s Bentley and he couldn’t figure out why. Turns out, t

Top ten list: Celebrities and video games often don't mix

[photopress:jackson.jpg,full,center] It wouldn’t be a Friday without a top ten list, so here it is, from Asylum.com, the ten worst celebrity tie-in video games of all time. Spoiler: one involves

Woz goes D-List!

Damn son! Who knew Woz was such a player? Girlfriend and celebrity Kathy Griffin took him to the opening of Diablo’s Cantina in Las Vegas on Saturday and showed off the goods. He looks pretty go

Steve Wozniak Dating A Celebrity!

Fugmaster and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is now dating Kathy Griffin. You may know Kathy from her Bravo show “My Life On The D-List”, which has brought her back into the spotlight. The

K-Fed Gets A Search Engine

Lucky for you, I spend a good hour a day pissing my life away reading gossip blogs. So when I stumbled upon this K-Fed Search Engine, you could imagine my excitement of finding technology combined wit

Geek Porn: Women Of Warcraft

It seems the people over at GameDaily are getting very lonely. They’ve thrown up a little piece called “Women of Warcraft” where they compare in-game female characters of different r