SpaceX and United Launch Alliance land $640 million in Air Force launches

The U.S. Air Force wants to maintain its options: It awarded a total of $640 million in satellite launch contracts to both SpaceX and the United Launch Alliance (Boeing and Lockheed Martin’s joi

Crypto author Paul Vigna talks about the future of token sales

Paul Vigna, along with his writing partner Michael Casey, are crypto gurus. A crypto critic and Wall Street Journal reporter, Vigna sees through the hype and looks for the value inherent in the crypto

Waymo teams with Trov on passenger insurance for self-driving service

Waymo is working with insurance startup Trov on protections for riders using its forthcoming self-driving ride hailing service. Trvo will provide Waymo’s passengers with insurance for lost and m

Samsung’s de facto leader indicted on bribery charges

The de facto head of Samsung, Jay Y. Lee, is facing the potential of years behind bars after South Korean prosecutors said today that they intend to indict him on bribery charges, the Wall Street Jou

13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

This week, we watched an NBA game in virtual reality, a number of tech companies reported earnings, and we went hands-on with the OnePlus X Android phone. These are our best stories.

Michael Casey, Bitcoin Reporter, Is Heading To The MIT Media Lab

Michael Casey, the co-author of The Age Of Cryptocurrency is leaving a senior columnist position at the Wall Street Journal to work at MIT Media Lab as Senior Advisor at the Digital Currency Initiativ

The Facebook Effect (On Real Estate Prices)

Four years ago, Facebook announced that they were decamping to Menlo Park from their longstanding home of Palo Alto. Just last month, the company finally cut the ribbons on a beautiful 430,000-squ

Internet Privacy Is The Wrong Conversation

On April 2, the Wall Street Journal reported that Facebook is in hot water with government regulators in six European countries over its practice of tracking users’ movements across the web to sell

Google Blasts Media Implications That It Runs That Town

Google, a search company, fired back today at a string of reports published in the Wall Street Journal over the past few weeks that have brought the company and its business practices under scrutiny.

No Need For Alarm Over Private Company Valuations

With 137% returns in an approximately two year period, there’s logic in mutual funds continuing to throw big dollars into strong IPO candidates, thus significantly inflating valuations. With this en

Apple Pegged To Bring Force Touch Pressure-Sensitive Input To Next iPhones

Apple’s Force Touch tech, which it built into both the new 12-inch MacBook and the new Apple Watch, is also headed to the next iPhone, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. Fra

Initial Apple Watch Orders Pegged At Between 5 And 6 Million

The Apple Watch is coming very soon, with a launch date of April offered by none other than Apple CEO Tim Cook, so understandably, the supply chain is moving to meet initial demand. Apple has ordered

Flipboard Adds The Wall Street Journal To Its News Discovery Apps

Flipboard has spent the last several years tying to convince publishers the value of having their content show up in its apps. Today the Wall Street Journal, one of the last major holdouts in the U.S.

Study Finds Teens Using Facebook More

In quite the turnaround, it seems Facebook is gaining popularity with young users again. Forrester Research surveyed 4,517 teens, between the ages of 12 and 17, about social media usage and nearly

NYT Resorts To Bypassing DNS Servers Amid Potential Hacking, WSJ Drops Its Paywall To Capitalize

According to statements from a spokesperson, the New York Times may have been hacked, resulting in the loss of access for many customers. Specifically, it appears that the attack has resulted in the r

Wall Street Journal Investigation Into MySpace Was Quietly Killed

<img src='http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0000/4414/4414v79-max-250x250.png' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />A few days ago the Wall Street Journal published a series of articles

SeatGeek Secures A Deal With The Wall Street Journal And $550k In Funding

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/seatgeek.png" class="shot2" /> <strong>Exclusive</strong> - <a href="http://seatgeek.com">SeatGeek</a>, one of the <a href="http://www

Wall Street Journal Pro Edition Now Available For Consumers ($49 per Month)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/pro.gif" class="shot2" />Back in October 2009, Dow Jones <a href="http://www.dowjones.com/product-wsj-prof-edition.asp">debuted</a> a premium

Andreessen's Advice To Old Media: "Burn The Boats"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/burning-ship.jpeg"> Legend has it that when Cortes landed in Mexico in the 1500s, he ordered his men to burn the ships that had brought them t

Microsoft gearing up to announce Windows Mobile 7 on February 15, project Pink moves forward

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Windows-Mobile.png" /> It's finally happening. Maybe. According to sources close to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft is going to mak
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