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The Standouts: TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014

Will Gregory | Posted 07.09.2014 | Technology
Will Gregory

In true tech fashion, the real stars of the show were the novel, innovative, and delightfully chippy startups looking to break through as the next big thing. Here is my personal list of standouts to keep your eyes on.

TechCrunch Drops RadiumOne From Disrupt Conference Over CEO's Domestic Abuse

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology

TechCrunch is dropping online ad network RadiumOne as a sponsor of the popular Disrupt NY technology conference over charges that its CEO beat his gir...

5 Companies That Will Make Your Life Easier

Lili Balfour | Posted 11.18.2013 | Small Business
Lili Balfour

We all have too much to do and not enough time to do it. I decided to take a walk down TechCrunch Disrupt's Startup Alley to bring you 5 companies that will save you time and money.

Watching TechCrunch Disrupt, Live from San Francisco

Andy Plesser | Posted 11.11.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Live streaming video by Ustream...

Website Created By 9-Year-Old Ensures No Kid Will Ever Be Bored Again

Posted 09.10.2013 | Parents

If you heard the phrase "I'm bored!" once, twice, or 50 times this summer, 9-year-old Alexandra Jordan is here to help. Jordan has created a websit...

2 More Reasons Silicon Valley Is Making Women Uncomfortable

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.09.2013 | Technology

This weekend's TechCrunch Disrupt 2013 was certainly disruptive, but not for the right reasons. The annual technology conference in San Francisco was ...

Snappy TV Teaming with Heineken for Instant Highlights of U.S. Open on Twitter

Andy Plesser | Posted 11.09.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

SAN FRANCISCO - Snappy TV, a small San Francisco-based start-up that ingests live events and allows publishers and advertisers  to immediately edit a...

Something Old Is New Again: Hot TechCrunch

Mike Smith | Posted 07.15.2013 | Technology
Mike Smith

What seemed to be the overarching theme at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York this month? Some ideas are ready to go to market and some are still inspirations on the back of a napkin. But seeing early stage firms with only $350,000 to $550,000 in funding is pretty cool.

Timothy Stenovec

Could Google Glass Save Foursquare?

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology

We've known for quite some time that the integration of location data is going to be a major component of Google Glass and other wearable technology. ...

Zuckerberg Gives Thumbs Up To Social Good Tech Startups

Lisa Curtis | Posted 11.13.2012 | Impact
Lisa Curtis

For the first time ever at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, where Zuckerberg gave his speech, an entire pavilion was reserved to startups creating social change.

What Mark Zuckerberg Wasn't Wearing Creates Chatter

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 09.11.2012 | Technology

Mark Zuckerberg's long-awaited first public interview on stage since Facebook's IPO took place Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco. But it wasn't so...

Mark Zuckeberg To Tackle Tough Questions About Facebook's Future

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 11.11.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hasn't enjoyed seeing his company's stock get pummeled on Wall Street this summer, but he is relis...

Arrington Controversy Fuels Portland's Black Leaders

Mike Green | Posted 01.10.2012 | Black Voices
Mike Green

Arrington's point offers us insight into an inconvenient truth: The venture capital industry has failed to significantly benefit Black and Hispanic sectors of urban regions.

WATCH: 6 Must-Watch Videos From The TechCrunch Disrupt Conference

TechCrunch | Devin Coldewey | Posted 11.16.2011 | Technology

We have hours and hours of quality video from this year’s Disrupt SF, and you can browse it all over at TCTV, but there were a few on-stage intervie...

And The Winner Of TechCrunch's Huge Startup Conference Is...

TechCrunch | Posted 11.15.2011 | Technology

Three days and 31 startup pitches later, the winner of TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2011 has been determined. Out of the 29 startups and two audie...

WATCH LIVE: TechCrunch's Massive Startup Conference Wraps Up

TechCrunch | Posted 11.14.2011 | Technology

Disrupt, TechCrunch's giant startup launch conference, wrapped up Wednesday in San Francisco. Check out video from the event here....

Ashton Kutcher: Investing Is Like A 'Witch Hunt'

TechCrunch | Posted 11.13.2011 | Technology

Tech investor Ashton Kutcher took the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt today to talk with TechCrunch's Michael Arrington to talk about his investments and ...

Facebook Co-Founder On What's Wrong With Google+

TechCrunch | Posted 11.13.2011 | Technology

Dustin Moskovitz, co-founder of Facebook and, more recently, of enterprise collaboration software company Asana, spoke to TechCrunch Editor in Chief E...

Newsgathering Tool via iPhone -- "Meporter" Launches With Forbes Sponsorship

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

A free App for the iPhone, which allows users to report and share local news developments, called Meporter launched on Tuesday in New York at the ...

Google's Marissa Mayer: Local Topics Now 20 Percent of Queries

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Searching for local information makes up 20 percent of Google queries, says Marissa Mayer, VP for Location and Local Services, in this interview with Beet.TV.

29 Things I Think I Learned At TechCrunch Disrupt

OPEN Forum | Jason Del Rey | Posted 07.26.2011 | Business

On Tuesday, I checked out TechCrunch Disrupt, a startup conference hosted by Michael Arrington's popular blog TechCrunch. The day's events included Ch...

Marissa Mayer On 'Twitchy' Google

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.25.2011 | Technology

In an interview with Michael Arrington at TechCrunch Disrupt, Google's VP of product management Marissa Mayer discussed mobile, maps, investments, her...

Watch Live: TechCrunch Disrupt 2011

Posted 07.23.2011 | Technology

Dennis Crowley, Chris Dixon, and Marissa Mayer will be among the tech luminaries, innovators and entrepreneurs that take the stage at TechCrunch Disru...

New App Brings A Talking Wikipedia To iPad

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 06.19.2011 | Technology

Qwiki, a technology company backed by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin that took TechCrunch's $50,000 Disrupt Award in 2010, launched late last yea...

Nate C. Hindman

Qwiki Founder: How I Launched A Talking Search Engine -- And Why You Should Avoid VCs

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 08.08.2011 | Business

The tech world has been buzzing ever since judges at TechCrunch Disrupt named Qwiki 2010's most disruptive company. Qwiki's on-stage demonstration ...