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FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn talks privacy, compromise and connecting communities

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn has a lot of issues on her regulatory plate, some given marquee billing (the repeal of the commission's Broadband Privacy Rule) and others lurking in the wings for year

Crunch Report | Zoom CEO Eric Yuan Raised $100 Millon

Hanging out with the CEO of Zoom Eric Yuan and talking about the most recent investment for Sequoia for $100 million, LinkedIn's major desktop update, and the NHTSA fully exonerates Tesla's AutoPilot.

Garena’s Nick Nash explains the business behind Southeast Asia’s $4B tech giant

Nick Nash, President of Garena, discusses his company and its new focus on e-commerce and payments in Southeast Asia.

John Boyega talks about tech, cyberbullying, and catching a Pikachu on the set of Star Wars

After the conclusion of Microsoft's Imagine Cup, I got a chance to talk to John Boyega, of Star Wars and Attack the Block fame — and erstwhile competition judge. We chatted about his relationship wi

Opera CEO: Sale To Chinese Consortium Wasn’t Our Decision

After months of rumor, Opera finally confirmed two weeks ago that its board had accepted a takeover offer from a consortium of Chinese firms for the price of $1.2 billion. I had a chance to sit down

Apttus CEO Kirk Krappe Talks Growing Pains And IPO Plans At Dreamforce

In the midst of the chaos of the Dreamforce conference floor, we interviewed Apttus CEO Kirk Krappe at the company’s booth today. We discussed Apttus’ rapid growth and how he has dealt w

Makerbot CEO Jenny Lawton On Ramping Up A Fast-Moving Company

3D printer company Makerbot experienced almost exponential growth. After a few years in a cramped Brooklyn warehouse, the team grew from 20 to 600 in a few short years and the company was bought by St

An Interview With Josh Garza, CEO Of GAW Miners, On His $1 Million Purchase Of BTC.com

On Monday GAW Miners CEO Josh Garza announced the purchase of BTC.com for $1 million. The domain, which now points to a landing page, is to be a beachhead on the war to make bitcoin a household name a

Keen On… The Cloud: How Digital Technology Is Making Us More Human

The Pulitzer Prize winning technology journalist <a target="_blank" href="http://mattrichtel.wordpress.com/">Matt Richtel</a> is one of the <em><a target="_blank" href="http://topics.nytimes.com/top/r

Disrupt Darlings GTar Talk About What Happens After You Succeed On Stage, Raise $350K, And Have To Ship Product

Last May, Incident Tech launched the gTar, a guitar with real strings that connected to a smartphone for some amazing sound processing. In the last few months, the founder, Idan Beck and his team have

Foundation: Dave Morin on Maintaining Genuine Relationships Via Social Networks

For the latest episode of my Foundation series, I headed over to the Path office to sit down with founder <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/dave-morin">Dave Morin</a>. Dave

Foundation Video: Melody McCloskey Of StyleSeat On Getting Investors Involved In A Beauty Startup

In the most recent episode of my <a target="_blank" href="http://foundation.kr/">Foundation</a> video series, I sat down with the founder of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.styleseat.com">StyleSea

Keen On… WCIT: Is This The End Of The Internet? [TCTV]

Today, the dark day Syria shut down its Internet, web freedom should be at the very forefront of all of our minds. Web freedom was also center stage earlier this week when Stanford Law School hosted

Meet Tom Lowe, The Filmmaker Who Talked Back To The Pirate Bay

On June 6, 2012, <a target="_blank" href="http://timescapes.org/products/default.aspx">filmmaker Tom Lowe found his film, Timescapes</a>, on <a target="_blank" href="http://thepiratebay.se/torrent/733

With Angry Birds Merchandise, Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka Plans To Out Pirate The Pirates

As proven by the massive success of the Angry Birds plush line, the world has a hungry for real-world Angry Birds wares. No where is that more apparent than Beijing, where the halls of countless toy s

SXSWi 2010: Q&A with Gowalla Co-founder/CEO Josh Williams – Pt 1

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/gowalla.png"/>In an effort to sort out the state of the "Location War" going on here at<a href="http://sxsw.com/interactive" target="_bla

An interview with famed comic artists Drew and Natalie Dee

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/the-size-of-books.gif" />Idling in the CrunchGear chatroom the other day, John says to me, that's John Biggs, he says, "Why don't you int

Interview: Kazunori Yamauchi, creator of Gran Turismo

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/kazu.jpg" />You may have caught our interview with Yamauchi-san <a href="http://www.livestream.com/crunchgear/video?clipId=pla_2a1ed82a-d

A look at how the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Laboratory (VAIL) is changing the world

Volkswagen is taking great strides in making the roads safer and remove the dangerous fun from driving by developing fully autonomous vehicles. I had a chance to talk to Dr. Burkhard Huhnke, director

Les Paul and the Tape Recorder

This, my friends, is the dawn of electronic music. That wonky guy with a guitar is Les Paul and the interviewer is Alistair Cooke and most of the interview is a joke but the real magic comes at the en
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