A ‘Mark’ in the Hand: Employees Getting Implanted with Microchips

The syringe slides in between the thumb and index finger. Then, with a click, a microchip is injected in the employee's hand. Another "cyborg"...

TechCrunch Takes Startup Battlefield to Australia for First Time

TechCrunch is headed to Australia to find the most disruptive early stage startups poised to compete on a global stage. How? We are bringing...

Apple Expected to Sell $1,000 iPhone Model

Apple is expected to sell its fanciest iPhone yet for $1,000, crossing into a new financial frontier that will test how much consumers are...

Travis Kalanick Appoints 2 Directors Without Consulting Board

The divisions between Uber and its former chief executive, Travis Kalanick, are widening. For the past few weeks, Mr. Kalanick, who had resigned as chief...

Poll Says Most Americans Have Little Fear of Robots Taking Their Jobs

Most Americans believe their jobs, and the jobs of those they live with, are safe from automation — at least for the next decade,...

YouTube Launches Reels, a Snapchat-Like Stories Feature

YouTube is the latest to jump on the “stories” bandwagon, adapting the short-form content format popularized by Snapchat. The new feature, called Reels, is “YouTube’s spin on...

T-Mobile to Launch Internet TV Service in 2018

T-Mobile plans to launch an internet-delivered television service across the U.S. in 2018, and is acquiring startup Layer3 TV to bring out yet another competitor to traditional...

Apple’s Promised $29 iPhone Battery Replacement is Now Available

Earlier this week, Apple published a letter to its customers, apologizing for slowing older iPhones as their batteries aged, and said that it would reduce...

Nintendo Unveils Interesting New Project Called Labo

It's a cardboard piano, and that's the Nintendo Switch game console right there in the middle. But the combination thereof is something else entirely:...

SpaceX Launches Big New Rocket Falcon Heavy

SpaceX’s big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red electric sports car aiming for an endless road trip...

Facebook Reaches Deal to Stream 25 MLB Games

Facebook Inc. reached a deal with Major League Baseball for exclusive rights to stream 25 afternoon games on the social network in the U.S. It’s...

Is Zuckerberg Willing to Act Boldly to Fix Facebook Crisis?

As questions mounted last year about whether Facebook had been exploited to tilt the U.S. presidential election, Mark Zuckerberg’s to-do list landed him on...

Key Safety Systems Completes $1.6 Billion Deal to Acquire Air Bag Maker Takata

Auto components maker Key Safety Systems completed on Wednesday a $1.6 billion deal to acquire air-bag maker Takata Corp, whose faulty inflators triggered the...
Marceau Michel and Kathryn Brown wearing "Black Founders Matter" t-shirts.

Black Founders Matter Group Aims to Raise $10 Million for Black-led Startups

Two black entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley have found that the major hurdle for black-led startups actually getting started is funding. Werk Horse founder Marceau...

Ted Dabney, Video Game Pioneer and Co-Founder of Atari, Dies at 81

Atari co-founder Ted Dabney has died at the age of 81. Leonard Herman, who told Dabney’s story as a video game pioneer in 2009, announced...

Social Media Fueling Mental Illness Among Children, Young Adults, UK Health Official Warns

The UK's National Health Service is “picking up the pieces” of an epidemic of mental illness among children, fuelled by social media, the head...

Facebook Fined $663,000 for Its Role in Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Facebook has been slapped with a £500,000 fine for the role it played in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the data of 87m...

New 5G Networks Aimed at Cord Cutters

It's been the bane of any cable TV subscriber. They get frustrated with their provider and want to switch but have few alternatives available. For...

Spotify Now Lets Independent Artists Bypass Labels and Upload Their Own Songs and Albums

On Thursday morning, Spotify will send invitations to several hundred independent artists in the U.S. inviting them to a new feature that allows them...

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Tops Forbes 400 List of Richest Americans

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' accumulated riches make him the wealthiest person on the planet, ending Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates' 24-rear run atop...