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What You Need to Know About Apple’s Latest Product Announcement

Apple wants to make its iPads thinner, lighter and faster, but not cheaper.  

Hot 20: The Mapmaker, Eric Rodenbeck

HOT. The word carries so many meanings: passionate, sizzling, trendy, intense, and yes, sexy. But for us, it signals our favorite month. Meet the 20 movers and shakers that have us fired up this year.

Understanding what Eric Rodenbeck does is like trying to get your arms around @karlthefog.

Could Google Expand Human Life Expectancy?

Bill Gates once famously said "Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time." We may be seeing that innovation take place before our very eyes. Ironically, it's one of Gates' biggest competitors -- Google -- that's surprising everyone, throwing its weight (and investments) behind the healthcare company Calico in hopes of tackling some of the most vexing problems facing human life.

Hot 20: Google's Security Princess, Parisa Tabriz

HOT. The word carries so many meanings: passionate, sizzling, trendy, intense, and yes, sexy. But for us, it signals our favorite month. Meet the 20 movers and shakers that have us fired up this year.

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Two Sense: My Internet Windfall Scares My Dates

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Last year my company, which shall go nameless, went public. Since I was employee number 44, I now have more money than I know what the hell to do with. Obviously, this is not something to complain about, given that so many people can't make ends meet, but it has become a dating problem.

How Twitter Plans to Work with the NFL

Facebook agreement with Twitter

The NFL has never been more popular in the world than it is now. Its content reaches more than 200 million unique viewers across an entire season. Its games account for about 31 of the 32 most-watched programs on television. But still, it finds new ways to expand its reach. 

What's All the Rave about Scooters in San Francisco?

Woman driving a scooter in San Francisco

The busy life of a San Francisco commuter is not for the faint of heart.

New Technologies Sure to Disrupt the Way You Build, Grow, Play and Type

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Last week, TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco drew approximately 3,200 people who gathered to watch Valley titans and startup newcomers. One of the most highly anticipated events was the Startup Battlefield, the winner of which is awarded the Disrupt Cup and a $50,000 stipend.

Google Glass Could Revolutionize Advertising with Pay-Per-Gaze

Woman wearing Google Glass

Advertising is a fickle industry. One minute you’re listening to a spot on the radio, the next you’re engrossed into a completely digitalized environment with advertisements sneaking into your every thought. Well, we haven’t reached that point yet, but Google Glass is strongly considering it. 

Why TechCrunch Disrupt SF Isn't Worth Missing

Photo via NY Daily News

There are few events that showcase the world’s most innovative, bright-minded thinkers in technology today, and even fewer do it better than TechCrunch Disrupt.

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