Today we are kicking off the first day of TechCrunch Moscow. Day one is all about 38 startups pitching to enter the final stages. Day Two will feature many speakers from the Russian tech startup ecosystem and some international speakers. Here’s live video stream.
Verizon is looking to get deeper into the content delivery business with the acquisition of Los Angeles-based CDN provider EdgeCast Networks, TechCrunch has heard. According to a source, the deal for EdgeCast — which provides CDN services to the likes of Twitter, Pinterest and Hulu — is expected to be announced in the coming days, and will be worth more than $350 million.
December is officially here, and it’s a particularly cold weekend for much of the United States. Looking for a way to stay warm? I humbly suggest that you huddle around the cozy glow of your computer screen and watch a new episode of CrunchWeek, the show that brings a few TechCrunch writers together to chat about the most fascinating stories of the past seven days in tech. In this week’s episode, Leena Rao, Ryan Lawler and I discuss Amazon’s much-buzzed-about experiments in making deliveries using unmanned flying drones, the leaked screenshot that showed just how much money Uber is raking in (it’s a lot), and 23andMe’s battles with the FDA over the marketing and sale of its genetic testing kits.« go back — keep looking »