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  • Equity Shot: The Uber-SoftBank deal explained

    Equity Shot: The Uber-SoftBank deal explained

    Hello and welcome to another Equity Shot, a quick-hit episode of our venture-capital themed podcast. (Equity, released every Friday, focuses on the money behind the headlines.) This week Katie Roof and I — Alex Wilhelm — sank our teeth into the story that roiled the tech community’s weekend and continued to cause waves today. Yes, the Uber-SoftBank story. Read More

  • Equity podcast: Uber’s board gets bigger, ForeScout’s security IPO, and venture investment trends

    Equity podcast: Uber’s board gets bigger, ForeScout’s security IPO, and venture investment trends

    Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week the crew —Roof, Matthew Lynley, and Alex Wilhelm — were joined by Saar Gur, a general partner at CRV. This week we had no choice but to dive into Uber’s most recent headlines and happenings. We did not get into every possible… Read More

  • Please welcome Lora Kolodny, Stefan Etienne, Signe Brewster and Kristen Hall-Geisler to TechCrunch

    Please welcome Lora Kolodny, Stefan Etienne, Signe Brewster and Kristen Hall-Geisler to TechCrunch

    It’s a new year and we have some fresh faces for TechCrunch — faces whose interests run the gamut from robotics to venture to gadgets and photography to science to transportation and beyond. First up, Lora Kolodny joins us as Emerging Technologies Editor later this month. Lora was previously a TC-er and is returning to the fold. She recently spent four years as a venture… Read More

  • Welcome Space Gal Emily Calandrelli To TechCrunch

    Welcome Space Gal Emily Calandrelli To TechCrunch

    We’re super pleased to say that Emily Calandrelli has joined up with TechCrunch to cover space, science and everything STEM related. Emily, known as The Space Gal on Twitter, has an authoritative and entertaining voice in the space arena, something I’veĀ been wanting more of on TC for a while now. Emily is also a producer and the host of FOX’s Xploration Outer Space, a… Read More

  • Mac OS/OS X Welcome Movies Through the Ages

    There you are, folks. That’s the OS X Leopard welcome movie that you’ll be watching in the next few weeks once Leopard is launched. The new OS is sure to cure cancer, AIDS, and IBS, so you might as well go buy an iMac right now. Click through to see previous versions of the video — just to see how things have improved in the CG department in Cupertino. Read More