Rumored Windows ‘Threshold’ Update Could Recast Microsoft’s Key Platform

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Microsoft mostly kept its head down during CES, but with its Build developer conference on the horizon and several platforms... Read more »

Dustcloud Transforms You Into a Virtual Assassin


As a kid who grew up on Lazer Tag and the Killer, the idea of a compact, always-on live action RPG is very... Read more »

DuckDuckGo’s Popularity Exploded In 2013 Following The NSA/PRISM Leaks

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See that graph up there? Thats a chart of how many queries the privacy-minded search engine DuckDuckGo has... Read more »

Mophie Team Explains Why It’s Expanding From Power To Storage

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Mophie said earlier this week that it's expanding beyond its popular smartphone battery products with the upcoming launch of... Read more »

CrunchWeek: CES, CES, And CES

Talk about a long week.

Along with a Polar Vortex infiltration, which left much of the northeast straight up frozen, the southwest had its own invasion:... Read more »

French Custom Travel Startup Evaneos Raises $6M To Continue Competing With European Tour Operators


Evaneos, a French startup that competes with traditional tour operators by providing a marketplace for tailored travel experiences, has raised $6 million in... Read more »

Brilliant: Someone’s Apparently Using Tinder To Collect Uber Referral Credits

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Yesterday, a somewhat sheepish TechCrunch employee forwarded the above screenshots to our team, showing what looks like an advertisement for Uber on... Read more »

SolarCooler Keeps Your Brews Icy With The Power Of The Sun, But It’ll Cost You $1K


Every year at CES, the Eureka Park outpost where they stick the scrappy startups is the best damn part of the whole shindig. This is... Read more »

Apple Gets Serious About The iPad’s Creative Power In New Ad


Apple aired a new iPad advertisement during the NFL playoff game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Carolina Panthers today, and it's all about... Read more »

The Automobile As A Consumer Mobile Frontier

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Editor's Note: Semil Shah works on product for Swell, is a TechCrunch columnist, and an investor. He blogs... Read more »