Announcing the first tranche of Startup Battlefield judges

The Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18–20 is set to be our most epic yet. This year’s competitors, selected from our handpicked cohort, the Startup Battlefield 200, are some o

19,683 Tech Layoffs And Counting

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/sequoia-slide.png" /> This has been a brutal month or so for tech layoffs. According to our <a href="https://techcrunch.com/layoffs/">Layo

Eons: Now You Just Have To FEEL Old To Join

When Jeff Taylor launched old-people social network Eons in August 2006, he couldn’t use the site. That’s because the minimum age was 50, and he was just 45. That was the first warning sig

Apparently Old People Aren't Dying To Use Eons

The take up of social networking services among over 50’s would appear to be not booming at nearly the same level as the birthrate of the United States in the 50’s and 60’s, with new

Do Older People Really Need Separate Internet Sites?

Building specialized websites and services for the older crowd has been popular lately. First we had Eons, the social network for people over 50. Founder Jeff Taylor is too young, at 45, to use his ow

Old People Now Have a Place to Hang Out

Monster.com founder Jeff Taylor has a new startup launching today called Eons. But don’t bother signing up unless you are at least 50 years old – this is a social network for the older cro