The world record for the fastest drone is set, an artificial heart is 3D printed and luxury phone maker Vertu shuts down. All this on Crunch Report.
A number of startups want to make wearing the latest – and in some cases, luxury – fashion more affordable, including Rent the Runway, Le Tote, Gwynniebee, The Ms. Collection, and others.
Online consignment shops operate in a crowded market these days with a range of stores offering everything from eBay-like, peer-to-peer sales of clothes bought at The Gap and Target to high-end store
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.snobswap.com/">Snobswap</a>, the D.C.-based online shopping resale site with a funny but memorable name, is one of many new entrants in a growing market focused o
Luxury consignment marketplace The RealReal is expanding its mobile footprint today with the launch of a new app called RealBook, which lets both potential buyers and sellers better understand the val
As I’m based in Paris and work in the tech ecosystem, there is a lot of chatter about luxury brands and their future. Paris is still the city of outrageously beautiful goods and clothes from pow
Publisher of craftsmanship Dymant just opened its doors to fashion enthusiasts and more generally fans of beautiful objects. Each month, the French startup works with luxury craftsmen to design, produ
With PC laptop shipments projected to decline by 7.3% this year, Windows 8 machines desperately need a shot multiple shots of adrenaline. The Toshiba KIRAbook may be just that. The KIRAbook is Toshib
Toronto-based deal provider <a href="http://www.dealfind.com/">Dealfind</a> is expanding into luxury goods with the launch of a new service called Dream Deals. Starting now, in addition to Dealfind'
Luxury car-sharing service <a href="http://www.higear.com/">HiGear</a> is announcing a new product called "Swap Club," which will allow its existing car owners the opportunity to swap cars among each
<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Diamon_iphone-630x294.jpg" /><a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=luxury+phone">Luxury phones</a>, eh? There's someth
This last week we spent time enjoying the ultimate in Korean luxury that is the Hyundai Equus. We weren’t too impressed with early photos but upon first sight, in person, those impressions were imme
<img src="http://ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Roland-Iten-R8-MkII-belt-buckle-2.jpg">What made Roland's brand famous are his belt buckles. Easily the most complex and interesting belt bu
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/laptopmodel-620x413.jpg" />Let’s say you’re at that point in life where you have too much money. You can only experience the thrill o
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/beovision10-6l.jpg" />To be fair, the $12,000 figure cited in the headline is pure guesswork on my part. But when the 40" version of the
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/mobiadooo.jpg" />Oh man, yet another “élite” phone for us to look over and never be able to afford. It's the Mobiado 350 Pioneer. It
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/vending_wine_machine-620x282.jpg" /> It's not really a secret: Japan loves vending machines. So it's not really surprising this newest (
<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/mobiado.jpg" />Unless you're the owner of Manchester City—let's face it, what are the odds he reads us?—you cannot afford t
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/oldtv.jpg" />Would you still consider your TV to be a necessity, or has its functionality largely been replaced by other devices such as
Once again we welcome into the world a bit of conspicuous consumption so ham-handed that you actually get compassionate flop sweat for these people. The Gresso Avantgarde Skeleton is a “skeleton