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Apple Product Introduction Strategy: Underpromise and Overdeliver

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.11.2015 | Technology
Ira Kalb

Stock reaction was lukewarm after the announcement of the Apple Watch, with the stock closing up at just 49¢. The day after, it was down $2.63. Is it time for Tim Cook and Apple lovers to panic? Hardly.

MG Siegler Spills the Beans

Lauren Rotman | Posted 10.23.2013 | Technology
Lauren Rotman

ParisLemon creator MG Siegler, writes notes on tech, media and everything in between. He is a columnist for TechCrunch as well as general partner at Google Ventures.

The App of God: Getting 100 Million Downloads Is More Psychology Than Miracles

Nir Eyal | Posted 10.19.2013 | Technology
Nir Eyal

How did YouVersion come to so dominate the digital word of God? It turns out there is much more behind the app's success than missionary zeal.

Why Mobile Messaging Doesn't Signal The End For Social Networks

Liz O'Neill Dennison | Posted 08.06.2013 | Technology
Liz O'Neill Dennison

We spend 82% of our mobile media time in apps, and Facebook alone accounts for 23% of that in-app time. Within Facebook, 40% of our time is spent in Newsfeed where we consume, share and comment on photos, news stories, status updates and videos.

Now Your Tampons Will Come To You, Incognito And With Chocolate

Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Imagine it: a life in which you never, ever have to run out and buy "feminine hygiene" products again. A company called Le Parcel now offers to del...

Facebook's Squeeze on Brands Is Gnarly, But Ultimately 'All Good' You Guys

Alf LaMont | Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy
Alf LaMont

There's been much wailing and gnashing of teeth over Facebook's recent shift to "Promoted Posts" and professionals seem to be split as to what it means for the future of the platform.

PHOTOS: Sizing Up The New iPad

TechCrunch | Posted 05.14.2012 | Technology

Even if you have perfect vision, indulge me here for a second. You know when you go in for an eye exam and you're asked to look at a combination of le...

Stretched Thin, Google Scraps Handful Of Projects | Posted 01.21.2012 | Technology

Google has more than 40 core products, and hundreds of products depending on how you count them. Even with over 30,000 employees, that’s a lot to su...

Soledad O'Brien, Michael Arrington, and the Non-Existent Black Entrepreneur

Dr. Boyce Watkins | Posted 01.07.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Boyce Watkins

Soledad O'Brien's public spanking of Tech Crunch founder Michael Arrington is, in my opinion, the stuff that legends are made of.

Too Few Women Starting Tech Companies? Blame Yourself

Jessica Rovello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jessica Rovello

Here's a secret I'd like to share with all of the women and men out there -- being an entrepreneur and a mother is possible. And while it may be hard, it's a lot easier than working for someone else.

All Squared Up

Ben Arnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ben Arnon

I had the opportunity to try out Square this evening while attending a Tech Crunch: Disrupt party at the NYC office of charity:water. In this picture...

Arrington Disrupts NYC -- and Likes It

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

TechCrunch Disrupt deserves a serious recap, because it's possible that it will quickly be the gold standard for tech conferences.

The New Kids on the Internet

Courtney Boyd Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Courtney Boyd Myers

As founders of two of the most hedonistic and bohemian "addictive digital platforms," 22-year-old Christopher Poole and 17-year-old Andrey Ternovskiy are this generation's Internet legends.

CrunchUp Real Time LIVE

HuffingtonPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Do you know a tweeter who's perfect for one of these lists? Email us at!...

Michael Moore Says "Good Riddance" to Newspapers

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

Minus the "Good riddance," I'd have to agree, at least with the proposition that newspapers lost track of their core customer. But don't stop with newspapers. It's true about most media.

A Sundance for Startups

Maya Baratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Maya Baratz

If you were to compare TechCrunch50 to anything related to Hollywood - a comparison folks in the tech industry love to hate - it's probably most like the Sundance Film Festival, circa anytime before this decade.

New Media, Same as Old, Old Media

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

Information is abundant and free; collating the threads of its different parts becomes the scarce source of value. It may interest us all to know that this was the premise of Time Magazine when it was founded.