StackCommerce buys Joyus to focus on video and expand into fashion, shopping and beauty

StackCommerce, which sells articles sponsored by brands and published on websites, has acquired the online video marketing company Joyus in an all cash transaction to expand...

Report: Facebook gave special investigator Robert Mueller detailed info on Russian ad buys

An official for Facebook told TechCrunch that the company is “continuing to cooperate with the relevant U.S. authorities,” as investigations into the Russian hack of...

The negative instinct

 I’ve seen, of late, a tendency for young, intelligent men (and sometimes women, although this is primarily a male phenomenon) to fight back against the inequity of the startup ecosystem...

BuzzFeed’s VP of Design on effective management and company culture that empowers

In this episode, Cap Watkins, the VP of design at BuzzFeed, explains how to apply design to any business challenge, what managers can do to...

Outside of AI, companies are doing less research and more development

If you’ve been following the headlines in the world of AI, you might be fooled into thinking that corporations are doubling down, rather than withdrawing,...

SolarSack water purifier taps sun to bring clean H20 to developing regions

Two students have developed what they’re calling an affordable and sustainable solution for purifying water in developing regions. It includes a 4-liter pouch that purifies water when placed in direct sunlight...

Automattic’s Matt Mullenweg on facing exclusion in design with actions

Amy S. Choi is co-founder and editorial director of The Mash-Up Americans, a multimedia publisher, creative studio and consulting agency that explores race,...

Designer Fund co-director on how designers can become successful founders

Ben Blumenfeld is a co-director at Designer Fund. In our 21st episode, he explains how designers can become successful founders, how to best develop a...

Advertising giants leave little room for adtech startups, and VCs are noticing

Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor: Since the earliest days of the commercial...

Crunch Report | High Times Sells 60% of Company

High Times magazine sells 60 percent of company, Skype gets a complete revamp, Apple has paid $70 billion to developers and Walmart’s fix for last-mile delivery. All this on Crunch...