Yik Yak co-founders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington published a farewell note to users on Friday, announcing they would shut down their once-popular anonymous social network this week. The app allow
GoPro's earnings report is pretty bad, Yelp to lay off 4% of workforce, YouTube upgrades its comments system, Ford has ideas for last-mile tech and the Obama administration looks to create 48 national
Western Digital brags that the its My Cloud product and service will allow owners to "Save everything. Access anywhere". Except when the service is down. Which it has been for almost a week.
In late July, news broke that Flud, the social news reader for iOS, Android and Windows Phone, was headed to the deadpool. Startup failure is an all-too familiar, even cliche, story in Silicon Valley.
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins <a target="_blank" href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57575704-94/blackberry-has-exciting-flagship-phone-planned-for-holidays/">recently confirmed with CNET</a> that
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/blake.jpg">Blake Griffin, previously known for dunking over midsize Korean sedans and playing for LA's other NBA team, just posted to his
I often wonder if plumbers reach a point in their career, after cleaning clogged drain after clogged drain, that they begin to hate plumbing. They hate pipes. They hate plumber’s putty. They hat
Too bad the upcoming $99 Blu-ray release is just the theatrical edition and not the extended-cut version. It’s not even worth the $69 price Amazon has it set at for pre-order as you know the ot
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/sc004.jpg">Bad news people, the Samsung TL225 camera that was released <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/08/13/samsung-unveils-a-ca
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/ultra7.jpg" />Judging from this video, the Windows 7 launch in Japan was certainly more, shall we say, flamboyant then the launch here in
It was only three days ago that I wrote about the almost hopeless challenge of web security, specifically around new vectors with cross-site scripting attacks. Today came news that an XSS vulnerabilit
We wrote this morning about Gmail suffering some turbulence, but it appears now that it has completely crashed and disappeared. Both Apps For Domain and the usual consumer Gmail service are down compl
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/failrocket.jpg">Oh, Judge Judy. I credit you with more laughs per half an hour than any other TV show. Your wit is quick, humor dry, and
W2M, the first satellite to come out of a European/Indian joint venture signed in February 2006, was launched on December 20 for Paris-based Eutelsat. On the evening of January 22, a major malfunction
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/linux-kill-bill.jpg" />Hey guys! Guess what! It's another post about how Windows is kicking the crap out of Linux! Robin Harris over at Z
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/comcast_fail.jpg"> We've all had bad experiences with <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/comcast/">Comcast</a> but hopefully no one'
When will companies learn that if you treat people badly, it will appear all over the Internet? According to this chat transcript between a Seagate hard drive owner and an online tech, Seagate has an
Last night the Falcon 1 two stage rocket by private company SpaceX failed 2 minutes after launch. The “picture perfect” stage 1 launch was followed by an anomaly that kept the two stages from sepa
When you look at this JCrew product page, does anything stand out as peculiar? If you’re thinking “Holy crap! Lounge crinkle tissue pants for only $39.99, what a steal!”, take anothe
The band we all know as Buckcherry recently put out a press release stating that they were pissed off that someone leaked their music online. The tracks in question were being distributed via BitTotte