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Tech / TechCrunch - 2 days ago

The battle for control of data could be just starting

& Companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon happily take our data in exchange for convenience, lower prices or free services, but individuals and businesses are beginning to understand the value of controlling their data instead of simply handing it...

Tech / TechCrunch - 2 days ago

A decade of Amazon Kindle

& Ten years ago this week, Amazon released the first Kindle. It was big and clunky and kind of ugly, with an awkward physical keyboard and 250 MB of on-board storage. It sold out in less than six hours and would remain that way until the following Ap...

Tech / TechCrunch - 2 days ago

Cultural accumulation vs. cultural decay

& Don’t worry; I’m not getting all moralistic on you here. When I talk about cultural decay I’m talking about something I think we need more of. We have too much culture to have a culture, you see, and that’s basically all tec...

Tech / TechCrunch - 3 days ago

HBCU.vc trains students become venture capitalists

& There are very few black and Latinx investors, with only 2 percent of investment team members at VC firms identifying as black and just 1 percent identifying as Latinx, according to the National Venture Capital Association. This is where HBCU.vc co...

Tech / TechCrunch - 3 days ago

Tap tap tap

& We are now walking through a media desert. While access to content is astronomically high, the content that we read is dead, lifeless, and derivative. Yes, I see the irony in posting my criticism of the state of online media on, well, online media,...

Tech / TechCrunch - 3 days ago

Gillmor Gang: Dream On

& The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Esteban Kolsky, Kevin Marks, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Sunday, November 12, 2017. G3: Safe Sex — Elisa Camahort Page, Lisa Padilla, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Reco...

Tech / TechCrunch - 3 days ago

15 awesome gifts for your awesome Mom and Dad

& Welcome to the 2017 TechCrunch Holiday Gift Guide! We check out a lot of really cool stuff here at TechCrunch, so we figured we ought to put that experience to good use and help you get your holiday shopping done quickly. It’s time to sit dow...