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    Gift Guide: So your [friend, partner, kid, parent] wants to be a Twitch streamer…

    Though many people still scratch their head at the idea of watching people play video games, Twitch and its content creators have proven that the platform is attractive to (even beloved by) tens of millions of people. Got a friend or loved one who believes they have the skill,...
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    White House adviser: U.S.-China trade talks, Huawei arrest are separate

    White House trade advisor Peter Navarro looks on as U.S. President Donald Trump participates in a roundtable discussion about trade in Duluth, Minnesota, U.S. June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Friday said that the U.S. -China trade truce and the...
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    The original cat memes

    Cat memes may be incredibly popular online today – but perhaps they’ve been around longer than you thought. These amusing photographs – dating back to the early 1900s – could be seen as the original LOLcats. They were taken by Harry Whitter Frees, an American photographer known for taking pictures...
  • TransferWise keeps growing money transfers despite global turbulence

    You don’t have to follow the financial technology industry or work with developers in faraway lands to know TransferWise, arguably the world’s leading peer-to-peer money-transferring startup. Thanks to its presence in over 70 countries, low-cost rates for moving money internationally and, of course, its famous “nothing to hide” PR...
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    EU lawmakers agree on tough line against tech companies

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU lawmakers agreed on Thursday to take a tougher stance against tech giants such as Google, Amazon and Apple in new legislation aimed at curbing unfair business practices. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the web service Amazon is pictured in this June 8, 2017 illustration photo....
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    SpaceX launches cargo to space station

    A SpaceX Falcon rocket has been forced to land in the Atlantic ocean after problems during an attempt to land at Cape Canaveral.  Elon Musk’s space firm said the mission did blast off its unmanned Dragon cargo ship, loaded with supplies, science experiments and food for the astronauts living...
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    Foxconn or Foxgone? Tariffs, Wisconsin and iPhone fires

    First some notes on SoftBank’s rumored expansion into China and its weird fund math, then Foxconn, and then quick notes on tech depression, Huawei, and more. TechCrunch is experimenting with new content forms. This is a rough draft of something new – provide your feedback directly to the author...
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    Alibaba signs agreement with Belgium for e-commerce trade hub

    Robots operated by Alibaba’s logistics unit Cainiao, move parcels at a new automated guided vehicles (AGV) warehouse inside the hub of delivery company YTO Express, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer BEIJING (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday it has signed an agreement...
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    Uber announces new minibus service in traffic-mad Egypt

    Uber launched a new minibus service on Tuesday in traffic-mad Cairo, Egypt’s capital and one of the U.S. ride-sharing giant’s fastest-growing markets. A part of an aggressive push into emerging countries, the company hopes to draw millions of Egyptians into ride-sharing from chronically congested, pollution-filled urban landscapes and replace...