Vegas Is In Search Of A Tech City, Not Just A Quick Jackpot

Last week, tens of thousands of people came to Las Vegas for CES, where they spent their time milling around the Convention Center and comparing selfie sticks, fancy TVs and robots, trudging to the

Imint Wants To Bring Real-Time Video Stabilization To Android

We saw a number of companies launch apps for video stabilization in the last year — including Instagram’s Hyperlapse for iOS — and Apple brought stabilized video to the iPhone 6 and

Meet The Hardware Battlefield 2015

Today, we are tickled to introduce the Hardware Battlefield 2015 participants. The 14 startups represent what we at TechCrunch feel are the most interesting, most promising early stage hardware compan

Chromebooks Could Soon Be Unlocked Automatically When Your Smartphone Is Near

Passwords, geez those things suck. You may not need them to login to your computer in the future, and Chromebooks might be the first PC device to offer that feature natively, according to some hints f

Nest Gives Google A Head Start On The Future Of Hardware

CES may be finished for another year, but one of the biggest themes of the show -- that anything (cars, watches, mirrors, tables and more) is fair game as 'hardware' -- is just taking off. And today's

Robin Labs Builds A Rear-View Mirror Personal Assistant For New Strategic Investor Pioneer

<a target="_blank" href="http://robinlabs.com">Robin Labs</a> -- maker of the eponynous personal assistant app -- has been in the news of late because of a leaked video that shows a <a href="https://t

Twitter CEO Says He Has No Idea How Many Users Opt Out Of Ads

Dick Costolo, the CEO of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.twitter.co">Twitter</a>, says that it's easy enough for consumers to opt out of tailored ads on Twitter, but he does not know how many actu

Gartner: 2.5B PCs, Tablets And Mobiles Will Be Shipped In 2014, 1.1B Of Them On Android

As the worlds of communication and technology increasingly become mobile-first, the traditional desktop PC continues to go the way of the dodo bird. The analysts at Gartner are today <a target="_blank

Panasonic Teams Up With Mozilla For Firefox OS-Powered Smart TVs & Open Standards Push

Hours after LG unveiled its webOS-powered smart TV interface at CES, Panasonic has spilled the beans on its own mobile-inspired TV plans — announcing a partnership with Mozilla to use the latter


Here we go. Another year, another CES. And, as <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/12/17/this-is-the-year-of-the-makers/">I said before</a>, this is going to be a weird one. Nothing - and I mean noth