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TechCrunch is a web publication that offers technology news and analysis, as well as profiles of startup companies, products, and websites. It was founded by Michael Arrington in 2005, and was first published on June 11, 2005.
The website’s Technorati rank is 4, and is 4th in the Info/Tech category. As of April 10, 2012 (2012 -04-10), it has over 1,628,000 RSS feed subscribers as measured by tracking company FeedBurner. On September 28, 2010, at its TechCrunch Disrupt conference ...

TwitPic Adds Support for Video Uploads, Confuses Me

TwitPic Adds Support for Video Uploads, Confuses Me

TwitPic is moving beyond photos by rolling out support for video. In a blog post yesterday, the company states their intention to be your one-stop shop for sharing media of all varieties via Twitter. Users can now upload video from the TwitPic website, from their ...

YouTube Acquires Fflick To Help Connect Users With Videos Across The Web

YouTube Acquires Fflick To Help Connect Users With Videos Across The Web

After a day or two filled with rumors, YouTube has finally made an official announcement on their acquisition of Fflick, a service that analyzes social media conversations to help discover great new video content. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed, though it ...

Video Encyclopedia Qwiki Wants To Make Information Into An Experience

Video Encyclopedia Qwiki Wants To Make Information Into An Experience

Qwiki is out of private testing and now available to the public. Haven't heard of them? Well, then, you haven't been reading TechCrunch lately.  Qwiki is the winner of the most recent TechCrunch Disrupt contest and is using video in some pretty interesting ways.  Now ...

Goodbye Yahoo Video Uploads - Yahoo Shifts Away From User-Generated Video Content

Goodbye Yahoo Video Uploads   Yahoo Shifts Away From User Generated Video Content

Techcrunch is reporting that Yahoo Video is making some major changes in the wake of the company''s layoffs this week.  Specifically, they seem to be doing away with user-generated content altogether.  The upload utility is gone, and users are seeing a special message at the ...

The Future of Search Might Not Require Any Actual Searching

The Future of Search Might Not Require Any Actual Searching

Marrisa Mayer has a new title at Google:  head of consumer products.  Which is a little vague, if you ask me, but most major company job titles are that way.  At the LeWeb 2010 conference in Paris, she sat down on stage for an interview ...

My New Favorite Way To Destroy Cherished Tech Gadgets & Give The iPad A Camera

My New Favorite Way To Destroy Cherished Tech Gadgets & Give The iPad A Camera

For the longest time, Blendtec has been my favorite among the many ways popular tech gadgets can be destroyed.  At the beginning of their videos, there is a shiny new beloved piece of electronics, such as an iSomething or a Droid Something.  But then, 60 ...

Can Video Enhance The Social Gaming Experience?

Can Video Enhance The Social Gaming Experience?

I have a few friends who are addicted to social and mobile games like Words With Friends on the iPhone.  In fact, whenever I get together with these friends to watch a game or hang out, they're inevitably whipping out their phones repeatedly to take ...

VYou Brings Video To The World of Online Q&A

VYou Brings Video To The World of Online Q&A

I love viral videos—perhaps more than I should.  It's just so much fun, that it's easy to sometimes forget that there are a multitude of things to like about video beyond just viral advertising.  We're still in the early stages of the life of online ...

AOL Continues Video Expansion with 5Min Purchase?

AOL Continues Video Expansion with 5Min Purchase?

Rumors today state that AOL will buy 5min.com (which I recently used for a weekender). This after they just penned a deal with Google for search and more intense video cooperation. Oh and they brought out Cambio earlier in the year.

Online Video Advertising Turning Into A Feeding Frenzy?

Online Video Advertising Turning Into A Feeding Frenzy?

I hate the terminology we associate with things. Words like epic, frenzy, legen....dary (thanks Barney Stinson) and unbelievable, phrases like iPhone-killer, the best ever and simply perfect. They all make me groan in disgust and I blame the sensationalist media in America for it all. ...

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