LATEST ARTICLES

Why so costly?

Technology makes things better. Not morally, of course: military technology kills and maims people more efficiently, surveillance technology invades privacy more pervasively, and so forth. But improved technology leads to more output from less...

Google Maps now lets users add wheelchair accessibility details for locations

Back in December, Google to Maps. It was a long awaited addition, but an extremely welcome one for the more than three million people in the U.S. who require wheelchair accessibility. As we...

Why SAFE notes are not safe for entrepreneurs

Pascal LevensohnContributorPascal Levensohn is a San Francisco-based venture capitalist with over 22 years of VC experience through Levensohn Venture Partners and . He is a former director of the National Venture Capital Association.Andrew KrowneContributorAndrew...

Here’s how to get a refund if you registered your drone with the FAA

If you’ve been following the drone registration saga in the United States, you may remember that in May a Federal Appeals Court .The registration requirement, which mandated hobbyists pay $5 and submit their personal information...

These South Bay and Peninsula cities are raking in venture capital

Joanna GlasnerContributor is a reporter for .More posts by this contributor:Though the region known as Silicon Valley covers dozens of municipalities, a few cities get outsized attention in tech circles. Everyone knows Palo Alto,...

Google is funding the creation of software that writes local news stories

has £622,000 ($805,000) to fund an automated news writing initiative for UK-based news agency, The Press Association. The money will help pay for the creation of Radar (Reporters And Data And Robots), snappily...

Inside Station F, the startup megacampus that just opened in Paris

is the world’s biggest startup campus. Thousands of entrepreneurs are currently moving into the new building here in Paris. But if you’re still wondering what it actually looks like, we visited Station F...

Crunch Report | Comma.ai Launches Panda

Today’s Stories CreditsWritten by: Tito Hamze, John MannesHosted by: Tito HamzeFilmed by: Joe ZolnoskiEdited by: Chris GatesNotes:TechCrunch C/O Tito Hamze410 Townsend streetSuite 100San Francisco Ca. 94107

Waymo drops most patent claims in Uber self-driving car lawsuit

There were a few big breaks in the case between Waymo and Uber over self-driving car technology today. As a result, the scope of the case is starting to come into focus as both...

Amazon wasn’t the only company that tried to buy Whole Foods

A new confirms that there were other suitors trying to buy Whole Foods, but that Amazon put pressure on Whole Foods not to talk to them.The document cites a “Company X” that expressed...