Check out the Destiny 2 gameplay trailer

 As we inch closer to E3, games are top of mind. The Destiny 2 gameplay trailer was finally released earlier this week, which you can check out below. But as Forbes pointed out, there is still a hint of mystery and a dash of disappointment when it comes to the Destiny 2 PC port. For one, Destiny 2 for PC is not officially slated for the same September 8 release date as its PS4 and Xbox One… Read More

Twitter is down for some users

 Twitter seems to be having some technical difficulties this morning, with the network going down for some folks. Down Detector’s live outage map shows Twitter suffering outages in Japan, the UK, and now parts of the East Coast in the United States. Around 2am ET, Twitter’s Support account tweeted that some users may have had issues sending tweets, but that the issue had been… Read More

Watch the last day of Disrupt NY 2017 live right here

 We’ve come to the final day of Disrupt NY 2017, and the fun shows no signs of stopping. Today, we’ve got a one-on-one with Naval Ravikant, a special reveal with Judah Friedlander, a fireside chat with Garry Kasparov, and the Startup Battlefield Finals. Oh, and did we mention that MixHalo, a startup founded by Incubus lead guitarist Mike Einziger, will be demoing its new audio… Read More

Ballz is my new digital enemy and favorite mobile game

 I’ve played my fair share of iPhone games, but few have taken over my mind and life like Ballz. From Ketchapp, Ballz is about as simple as it is infuriating. It’s a mix between old-school Pong and Threes. The player starts with a single ball at the bottom of the screen and a number of blocks, each with a number, floating at the top of the screen. Pulling back with a finger and… Read More

The TC Meetup + Pitch-off goes down in Seattle on June 22

 There is nothing quite like Seattle in June. Everything is green, the sun shines, and the air is crisp. And, of course, TechCrunch heads into town for the annual TC Meetup + Pitch-off. Just as we have the past couple of years, TechCrunch is hitting up Seattle to hear about the latest and greatest startups the Emerald City has to offer. For those of you who don’t know what I’m… Read More

Blue Apron could deliver an IPO in 2017, but should it?

 Meal kit makers Blue Apron may be preparing to file for a 2017 IPO, according to Reuters. The report says that the food startup has hired bankers from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup to this end. The whole thing has stirred up quite the conversation over here at TechCrunch, and we’ve been arguing amongst ourselves about the likelihood that the Blue Apron IPO happens soon, or… Read More

Houston, Kalanick and Zuck walk into a headline

 And a bar called SPiN, where photos of them playing ping-pong have the tech media in a great mood this Friday morning. The reason? At the same time as Houston’s ping pong birthday fun, SPiN was also holding a (wait for it… it’s totally worth it:) “Babes & Balls” party with “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” as the theme. Read More

Glossier’s Emily Weiss and Outdoor Voices’ Tyler Haney to talk shop at TC Disrupt NY

disruptny_skyline-crop Disrupt NY is fast approaching, and the agenda is shaping up to be a real doozy. Alongside speakers like Handy’s Oisin Hanrahan, Managed By Q’s Dan Teran, WayUp’s Liz Wessel, Ford’s Raj Nair, and AngelList’s Naval Ravikant, we’re also pleased to host Glossier’s Emily Weiss and Outdoor Voices’ Tyler Haney on the Disrupt NY stage. We’ve… Read More

About.com launches The Spruce, a standalone site for Home Decor and Food

thespruce_hpwide2 In its continued effort to divide and conquer, About.com is launching yet another standalone media brand in the form of The Spruce, a site dedicated to home improvement and food. The new site brings over more than 50,000 pieces of content covering home decor/design, food and recipes, gardening, family life, crafts and hobbies, and pets. The idea here is to combine About’s… Read More