The problems with Facebook are inherent in its design, but that can change

Amber Case Contributor Share on Twitter Amber Case is the former CEO of Geoloqi, a past keynote speaker for SXSWi and at TED, and author of the O’Reilly book Calm Technology: Designing for Billions

Mobile shopping hits record numbers over Thanksgiving and Black Friday

Black Friday has only just begun, but already mobile traffic and sales are breaking records compared with years prior, according to third-party reports and those from major retailers, out this mornin

2016 Thanksgiving on track to break $2B in online sales

With Thanksgiving Day in full swing, many are turning to the internet to get their holiday shopping started. Adobe is tracking e-commerce transactions in real time, and it said that by 5pm Eastern t

Watching Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Daydream VR is actually fun

Live streaming 360-degree video is rarely the right way to go if you’re thinking about doing a live broadcast for an event — but Verizon’s (disclaimer: Verizon owns TechCrunch via AO

Lab-made meat startup Memphis Meats hopes to grow a Thanksgiving turkey

Memphis Meats sizzled onto the startup stage earlier this year with a lab-grown meatball. Now, it’s entertaining the idea of growing other meats — including turkey. The startup has create

Crunch Report | Oracle Acquires Dyn “Thanksgiving Special”

The Thanksgiving edition of Crunch Report: What I'm thankful for... disappearing live video and messages in Instagram, Nutonomy hits the streets in Boston, Oracle acquires DNS provider Dyn and Ed Zitr

A Holiday Perspective On Technology And Consumerism

Holiday shopping, long a staple in American life, has undergone significant change over the past half century. The “Miracle on 34th Street” post-war tradition of heading downtown to Macy’s or Bl

Thanksgiving Online Sales Top $1.7B, 26% Of Purchases Made On Mobile

Thanksgiving is now in full swing in the U.S., and while many are focused on food and football, some are turning their attention online to kick off their holiday shopping. Adobe, which tracked over


Time’s running out. We fear. We long for escape. We all succumb to fire, disease, and sloth. There’s not a lot to be thankful for. But it’s getting better. We have mastered many infe

14 Tech Trends To Be Thankful For In 2014

With Black Friday creeping up tomorrow, and Christmas lingering around the corner, it’s easy to forget the true spirit of Thanksgiving. Being obsessed with tech, the latest gadgets, and all the

Thanksgiving Digest (IBM E-Commerce Edition): Mobile 43% Of All Traffic, Over 25% Of All Online Sales

For many years, Black Friday -- the day after Thanksgiving -- marked the start of the holiday shopping rush. But with many (<a href="

IBM Thanksgiving Day U.S. Sales Data Shows 22% Of Online Transactions Made On Mobile, With Average Order $132

It's Thanksgiving, and <a target="_blank" href="">IBM, via its Benchmark data service</a> is once again tracking how U.S. consumers are

IBM: Thanksgiving Sales Data Shows Mobile Commerce Jumping, iPhone/iPad Driving over 20% Of Traffic, Social Nets Only 0.2%

ComScore <a href="">yesterday</a> predicted that e-commerce sa

42 Things Entrepreneurs Should Be Grateful For

<b>Editor’s note: </b><em>Derek Andersen is the founder of Startup Grind, a 35-city event series hosted in 15 countries that educates, inspires, and connects entrepreneurs. He founded Commonred

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Rickroll might just be the ultimate Rickroll in the history of Rickrolling

Perhaps the genius in the latest nationwide Rickroll showcased during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is that, A: many people thought Rickrolling was finally over, and B: Rick Astley himself appe

Happy Thanksgiving!

The CG boys are taking a well-earned break tomorrow but thank you for another great year of CrunchGear. We wake up for you guys, whether it seems like it or not, and we could have made it through with

CrunchDeals: 15% off Proporta iPod (et al.) cases

Proporta makes a whole host of cases and the like for the iPod, iPhone and every other [inferior] device in between. To celebrate Thanksgiving week, the company is offering 15 percent off on all its g

Thanksgiving Video: Now this is what I'm talking about

See, guys. This is all you have to do to enter our video contests. This is pure, unadulterated genius. Unfortunately, he sent it in too late but he’ll get a little something for his efforts, res

Contest: Win a Neuros OSD video box!

If you’re a real geek, you like to make stuff for Linux. And you’ve probably also seen the nifty Neuros OSD, a Linux-based PVR-ish device. It records TV shows, for example, and automagical

Happy Thanksgiving

From all of us at CrunchGear, we’d like to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving. Feel free to click through and check out a few other Thanksgiving themed cartoons I found. Gobble Gobble!
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