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Crunch Report | 100 Companies File Opposition to Trump’s Immigration Order

100 companies file opposition to Trump's immigration order, Zenefits gets a new CEO, Snap partners with BBC to get Planet Earth II on its platform and DARPA's SideArm simplifies military drone landing

Crunch Report | China’s New Cybersecurity Laws

China has some new cybersecurity laws, starting in January 2017, Tesla will charge owners of new Teslas for Supercharger use if they drive more than 1,000 miles a year, Samsung leaks its AI plans for

Yahoo Picks A New GeoCities Logo

After months of hype and countless dollars, Yahoo! has unveiled the next big move in its ambitious transformation: a slimmed down logo.

Better For Companies: Slow And Steady Or Fast And Furious?

This year was a pretty amazing one in technology: Many startups were funded and acquired, and there were some real advancements made in the way that we communicate on a daily basis. I'd definitely cal

Pinterest Launches New Business Terms For Companies, Website Verification, Widgets And Access To New Features

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/14/the-one-that-got-away-kevin-rose-passed-on-pinterest-at-a-5m-valuation/">Pinterest</a> could turn into an absolute monster for e-commerce, and we've bee

Olevia LCD TVs are no more, long live Olevia

Olevia! O-le-via! Hard-hearted harbinger of TVs! Apparently it’s bad when a company’s stock loses more than 90% of its value within a single year. That’s what happened to Tempe, Arizona-based TV

Apple stock price falls amid news of iPhone 3G

Yahoo! FinanceQuote for AAPL/ Apple’s stock is about 4% lower (as of 3:45 PM on the east coast) than it started today after Steve Jobs’ keynote speech at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference

Akimbo calls it quits

Remember Akimbo? It’s gone now. The company launched an internet-connected hardware box for your TV a few years ago and charged about $10 a month for a handful of channels, some mainstream. Afte

Apple ranks second in gay-friendly companies

A recent study of 2,259 people aged 18 to 64 (1,502 straight and 757 gay) found Apple to be the second most gay-friendly company behind the Bravo television network, according to MacNN. Apparently &#8

Microsoft increases Yahoo! offer

Just wanted to update everyone on the awkward slow-dance going on between Yahoo! and Microsoft. According to the New York Times, Microsoft apparently upped its offer to buy Yahoo! from the initial $31

UPDATED: MVN-whoa! Virgin Mobile might lay off 300 people

[Please see the update at the end of this post.] According to VentureBeat’s Matt Marshall, the US division of Virgin Mobile is considering the layoffs in the face of poor stock performance. Thos

Sharper Image's Jerry Levin, we hardly knew ye

Farewell, Jerry Levin. You recently resigned from the board of directors at the Sharper Image and now you’re trying to put together enough cash to buy the entire company. Good for you! That take

Lenovo sells off mobile unit that nobody knew existed

Well how do you like that? Lenovo has cell phones — another reminder that the United States isn’t the only country in the universe (or world, for that matter). Lenovo had cell phones, I sh

Uh oh, Moto

Let’s be honest and say that 2007 wasn’t a breakout year for Motorola. Ed Zander got the axe and the company lost about $1.2 billion, for starters. That’s a pretty big pile in new CE

I want convenience and accountability for Christmas

I don’t want to play the “peace on Earth, goodwill towards men” card but I would like the following five things, which I think would benefit other people besides just me. 1. Mandator

Microsoft Habu Mouse

go to advertising a shiny mouse, but who are we to judge? This sucker has 2000 DPI resolution, has 7 programmable buttons, and an always-on mode so the mouse doesn’t go to sleep just as you&#821

InCharge Traveler

and includes a wall wart as well as a car charger and an adapter for in-flight charging. Very basic and at $79.95 it’s fairly inexpensive. The InCharge Traveler is available now for pre-order. P

Zune: Secrets and Lies

Lapinator Protects Your Jewels

With all the buzz lately about exploding laptops and excruciatingly hot MacBooks, I suspect we’re going to start seeing a lot more products like this. The Lapinator is composed of the heat resis

QuickerTek Doubles MacBook Signal Strength

QuickerTek has released a WiFi Transceiver that will allegedly double the signal strength of a MacBook Pro. Although that is a respectable gain, the transceiver utilizes an AC adapter which effectivel
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