Category : TechCrunch

Tech / TechCrunch - 2 hours ago

Inciting a new future

& Swati Mylavarapu and Matt Rogers are the definitive Silicon Valley power couple. Rogers, a cheerful, be-fuzzed technologist, co-founded Nest Labs. Swati, a sharp visionary, was at Square for four years before joining legendary investment firm Klein...

Tech / TechCrunch - 2 hours ago

Facebook is trying to make the Poke happen again

& Facebook’s “Poke” feature has never really gone away, but now the social network is giving it a more prominent placement – and is even considering expanding the set of casual greeting options to include others, like a wink,...

Tech / TechCrunch - 3 hours ago

Is Trump a Twitter addict?

& The president of the United States cannot seem to stop tweeting. Despite stern advice from his advisors and opprobrium from the world, not a day goes by that POTUS doesn’t escalate some tension in 280 characters. Each of us can relate to maki...

Tech / TechCrunch - 4 hours ago

Paris asks Airbnb to delist 1,000 apartments

& The city of Paris’ officials told the AFP that they have asked Airbnb and competing platforms to comply with new regulation. The Mayor’s Office has flagged around 1,000 apartments that are not registered with the city. Since December 1s...

Tech / TechCrunch - 5 hours ago

Amazon Alexa can now wake you up to music

& This fall, Amazon made a play to become your new alarm clock with the introduction of a combination smart speaker and clock called the Echo Spot. Today, the company is adding a new feature that will make the Spot – or any other Alexa device &...

Tech / TechCrunch - 5 hours ago

Here is the first official Ready Player One trailer

& Ready Player One, the Ernest Cline book sensation that was, in part, the inspiration for Oculus VR, has been turned into a movie ready to hit the big screen in March. And today, we’ve gotten the first official trailer for the movie. There are...