What’s going on in the Dutch startup scene?
TechCrunch spoke with HRH Prince Constantijn at CES earlier this month about startup innovation in the Netherlands.
Alexa Fund’s Paul Bernard talks OpenAI, what’s catching his eye and remaining relevant as Amazon restructures
Amazon made headlines this month when the company began to work through its long-rumored 18,000 job cuts. Going, too, are a number of products and strategies as the company right-sizes for the current
Climate tech roundup: From solar to CES, this week had something for everyone
Even without a milestone fusion announcement this week, plenty happened in the climate tech world that’s worth catching up on.
Bugatti’s new electric scooter is bigger with W16 Mistral vibes
Somewhere hidden amid the thousands of flashy displays and exhibits at CES 2023 in Las Vegas was the newly upgraded 2023 Bugatti electric scooter. TechCrunch never saw it. Did anyone? Luckily, details
The mixed messaging of mixed reality
I vividly remember my first Vive experience. It was many CESes ago. I was managing a different site. Budgets were tight and I had the most on-the-ground experience, so I went solo. I had a different k
CES 2023 debrief
It’s a strange week. Strange and strangely familiar. You stay at the same hotel in a nearly identical room to the one you stayed in for the last 10 years or so. You see friends and colleagues you’
E Ink’s latest color displays have me dreaming of electronic paper magazines
There’s still nothing quite like thumbing the pages of a real-life print magazine, but the latest evolution of E Ink’s color tech is creeping tantalizingly close — at least as far as my
Robot or fauxbot?
This is my week of debriefs. CES has a way of hurling you into the new year, kicking and screaming, and it can be hard to find your bearings as you emerge on the other side. As the dust has cleared, o
Why the time is right for a Mercedes-Benz charging network
When your Rolex is due for servicing, you’ll probably take the time to take it to a specialty service center. Likewise, you’re not going to trust the repair of the crimson soles of your Lo
I put Dyson’s Bane mask on my face
This was the CES of putting things on my face. I spent time with the Magic Leap 2, Meta Quest Pro, Vive XR Elite and PSVR2 over the course of a few days. All of those products fit in the same bucket,
Will what happened at CES, stay at CES?
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single t
Why the Matter logo was everywhere at CES 2023
AR/VR/MX took center stage at CES 2023. Automotive trends got a lot of love, as well, as did robotics and the metaverse. Heck, even pee-related gadgets had their moment to shine last week in Vegas. An
John Deere will let farmers repair their own equipment
Here in the U.S., John Deere is, in a word, dominant. According to figures from antitrust nonprofit The American Economic Liberties Project, the corporation controls 53% of the large tractor market in
How companies at CES are taking on climate change (or pretending to)
I can’t get it out of my head: A honkingly big Caterpillar sign that read, “JOIN US AS WE BUILD A BETTER WORLD.” The digital recruitment billboard at CES 2023 followed promos for an autonomous c
In-car tech and EVs dominated CES 2023
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Ecobee CEO and founder speaks to TechCrunch Live about CES, Nest and finding product market fit
TechCrunch Live hosted a special, in-person event at CES featuring a long conversation with Ecobee CEO and founder Stuart Lombard. This was our first in-person TechCrunch Live, and I can’t wait to d
Senator Mark Warner on cybersecurity, Musk’s Twitter and legislating killer robots
This wasn’t Mark Warner’s first CES rodeo. The senior senator from Virginia was on board with this whole tech thing well before being elected the state’s governor back in 2002. His time at Colum
All the tech (and other flashy features) stuffed into the Ram 1500 Revolution EV truck
Stellantis revealed during CES 2023 its answer to an increasingly crowded battery-electric truck market: A broad-shouldered pickup loaded with tech, a longer cabin with third-row jump seats, cup holde
Urine luck: These CES startups want to take a closer look at your waste
You wait for years for a urine analysis company, then all of them hit their flow all at once. One of the notable trends at CES in Las Vegas this year was that the quantified-self movement is going dee
A big CES 2023 trend: All battery power, everywhere, all the time
As we were roaming the halls of CES in Las Vegas, one product category stood out across the board: There’s a lot of focus on portable (and less portable) power storage. These are more than your