Is it worse if a robot instead of a human is used to deter the homeless from setting up camp outside places of business? One such bot cop recently took over the outside of the San Francisco SPCA, an a
Ed Lee, the mayor of San Francisco who worked closely with leaders in the city’s tech industry, has died after a heart attack aged 65. A statement issued by his office confirmed his passing afte
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors made it a lot tougher to test delivery robots this week. In a five to one vote, the committee handed down some strict regulations on on the cargo bots, which hav
GM and Cruise have articulated more specifically when they want to put their self-driving service on the roads, at today’s investor call for the company from San Francisco. GM said that they can
GM’s Cruise has a fleet of self-driving cars pretty much continually roving the streets of San Francisco, gathering data and improving their autonomous driving performance with the ultimate goal
Forward, the San Francisco-based startup that's looking to refashion healthcare services in Apple's image, is expanding with its first location in Los Angeles. The company's services combine proprieta
WeWork has money to blow, so the $20 billion startup is putting some of it toward a second headquarters -- this time in San Francisco instead of New York, Recode reports. The plan is to locate the HQ
SoftBank is planning to create $100 billion Vision Fund sequels, Chariot is temporarily paused in San Francisco and Stitch Fix shows us what a good IPO looks like. All this on Crunch Report.
Equifax is not only in deep for a class-action lawsuit over a breach exposing 143 million U.S. citizen's Social Security numbers and a subpoena in New York, it's now being sued by the city of San Fran
The app formerly known as Vigilante isn't going away. Today at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, the crime tracker now known as Citizen announced that its parent company Sp0n has raised a $12 million Series A ro
You can’t walk outside your door in San Francisco these days without seeing some tech worker or VC wearing a pair of Allbirds. The eco-friendly wool shoes have taken over the tech world since th
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is seeking a court order to force both Uber and Lyft to share records on driver safety, disability access and other operations, in compliance with the city a
Here’s a cool trick for art fans. You can text San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art at 572-51 and it will respond with a piece of art from its collection. Send Me SFMOMA lets you send a k
QVC acquires HSN for 2.1 billion, RED is working on a smartphone, SoundCloud loses its San Francisco and London offices and Microsoft is laying off thousands of people. All this on Crunch Report.
New documents leaked to BuzzFeed demonstrate yet again what Uber is willing to do to beat the competition at any cost.
We are excited to announce that Disrupt SF 2017 will once again be held at the lovely Pier 48, which is right down the road from AT&T Park -- the home of the San Francisco Giants. While the baseba
It's an old story for anyone moving out to a new place, but for Merchant, and others like her, the idea that there can be a better way to move to a place, and live in a city, has led to the creation o
41 startups graced the stage at 500 Startups’ 20th demo day at the Parc55 hotel in downtown San Francisco. The event came complete with mascots, a summer of love theme and a diverse array of e
Aurea acquires Jive for $462 million, Airbnb settles lawsuit with the City of San Francisco over unfair overregulation of short-term rentals, Theranos settles a lawsuit with one of its investors and V
Uber has confirmed that its small fleet of autonomous vehicles in San Francisco will be back on the road today. The company grounded its entire self-driving test fleet in the U.S. on Saturday, followi