The third time is a charm, Tel Aviv. After holding a Meetup + Pitch-off the last two years in Israel, TechCrunch is returning on 7 June 2017 for a day-long conference. As much fun as networking on a roof facing the Mediterranean Sea is, we’re
Hedge funds and other large speculators made a poorly-timed decision to go net short tech stocks for the first time in 21 months.
The tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 index surged 5.6% during the week in question.
Everyone reacted to the stock market's recent corr
ARE you addicted to your mobile phone? Researchers fear millions of us have an unhealthy relationship with our smartphones – and warn the need to check messages, social media and the internet is becoming a major issue. We all know that blind panic w
Indian billionaire diamond jeweller Nirav Modi has been accused of orchestrating the biggest banking scam the country has ever witnessed, allegedly having defrauded the state-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) of close to two billion US dollars.
Heavy rains and strong winds caused destruction last week in Rio de Janeiro. The torrential rains that blocked the streets with overflowing rivers and streams also caused three deaths.
The city has not witnessed this magnitude of rain in the past two yea