Why Is This News

WITN: The New Wrinkle on the Valuation Trap (TCTV)

It seems Sarah wasn't kidding about working right up until she gives birth. In this week's positively-last-before-the-birth episode of Why Is This News?, Sarah and Paul are prompted by the ongoing

WITN: “Give China Credit — They’re Very Clear On What The Rules Are”

In what might (really) be the last Why Is This News before Sarah's baby gets out of private beta, we're talking about democracy. Specifically, we discuss the news that India wants to monitor its ci

BART Protests: ‘V’ For ‘Very Few People Showed Up’

Last night, San Francisco's BART transport system prepared itself to be swamped with Guy Fawkes masks as hacking collective Anonymous urged concerned citizens to take to the <del datetime="2011-08-17T

WITN: “From My Experience, Photos Of College Roommates Are Like Heroin,” And Other Rational Statements

Yesterday, following Robin Wauters announcement that he is <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/08/08/call-me-not/">"quitting" phone calls</a> (which came hot on the heels of MG's experiment in <

WITN: European Boosterism, And Rules Of Thumb For Pitching Silly Claims To TechCrunch [TCTV]

German VC firm, Earlybird caught some flack last month with their nonsense presentation claiming that European VC was outperforming the US. Sarah Lacy and Mike Butcher comprehensively dismantled t

WITN: London Is Gonna Be Pissed, But We Prefer Berlin for Startups (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-305672" title="berlin" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/berlin.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="189" />We've spent much of the last

WITN: Paul's New Book Published, Movie Option Sold On The Same Day [TCTV]

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-302605" title="upgradecover1" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/upgradecover1.jpg?w=191" alt="" width="152" height="239" />There are two t

WITN: Can Tony Hsieh Deliver Happiness -And A Ready-Made Community – To Downtown Las Vegas? [TCTV]

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-297385" title="tony" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/tony.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="199" />After a brief hiatus, Why Is This

WITN: Abbasso Las Vegas! [TCTV]

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-292728" title="fat-elvis" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/fat-elvis.jpg" alt="" width="220" height="220" />As regular readers might alread

WITN: Jakarta? No, She Came Back Of Her Own Accord [TCTV]

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-288753" title="DAMN" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/damn.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="241" height="181" />Hurrah! After a short hiatus whil

This Just In: Facebook Makes Millenials Even More Insufferable (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-281021" title="narcissus" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/narcissus.jpg?w=247" alt="" width="247" height="300" />In case recent politica

WITN: New York State of the Tech Industry [TCTV]

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-279615" title="ny" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/ny.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="256" height="192" />This week, Sarah is in New York doing

WITN: Is It Racist To Say That Chinese Manufacturing Leads To Low Quality Goods — And Fraud? [TCTV]

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/witn.jpg?w=300" />Earlier this week, CrunchGear's John Biggs sparked controversy (within TechCrunch ranks at least) with a post entitled "<a h

WITN: Is It Racist To Say That Chinese Manufacturing Leads To Low Quality Goods — And Fraud? [TCTV]

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-278342" title="WITN" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/witn.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="164" />Earlier this week, CrunchGear's J

WITN: Is Justin Bieber Why Lady Gaga Is Pantsless In Paris? [TCTV]

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-275638" title="beeb" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/beeb.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="186" />Since AOL's <a href="https://beta

WITN: Is Egypt A Twitter Revolution? No. But Is That Even The Point? [TCTV]

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-271106" title="28_egy_r_k" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/28_egy_r_k.jpg" alt="" width="317" height="157" />After weeks of simmering tens

WITN: No, New York Media, It Isn't 1999 All Over Again (Thanks For Asking)

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-267321" title="bubble" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/bubble1.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="209" />In this week's <a href="http

WITN: Wikileaks Is Dead – Long Live Julian Assange

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-262367" title="Britain Sweden Wikileaks" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/assange1.jpg" alt="" width="210" height="210" />After Paul's <a h

WITN: Book Publishing Has A Better Future Than Music and Movies (Thinks One Of Us)

<img class="alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-259856" title="balls" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/balls.jpg?w=150" alt="" width="150" height="119" />Aaaand... we're back. Fresh

Why Is This News – Live NYE Spotify US Launch Countdown Edition!

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-259328" title="sapatify" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/sapatify.png?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="160" />It's fair to say that, of
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