Univision wins auction to acquire Gawker Media

 Univision has won the auction to acquire Gawker Media’s websites and business. Recode broke the news, reporting the acquisition price was $135 million and would...

Google wins ‘right to be forgotten’ battle in Japan

 Google has won a long-standing battle in Japan that drew parallels with Europe’s “right to be forgotten” ruling. The Japanese Supreme Court today dismissed four...

Crunch Report | New Tesla Model S Upgrade

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ABC News teams up with Facebook to live stream the 2016 general election debates

 No TV? No problem – you can still catch the debates. This morning, ABC News and Facebook announced they are again teaming up to bring...

Tech Diversity Advocates: Self-Segregation Happens Offline, Too

Since the election, much has been made of the way in which social media filter bubbles reinforce misinformation and ignorance between groups. Today...

Tesla Employee Who Wants A Union Says He's "Disappointed In" Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Evan Vucci / AP Jose Moran, the Tesla employee who’s leading the effort to form a union at the company’s...

Hands-on, camera-off with the Oculus ‘Santa Cruz’ standalone VR prototype

 Upon being guided into the inner-sanctum at the Oculus Connect developers conference, I was told to leave my phone and backpack behind. The powers...

Meet the company that’s looking to make non-surgical male birth control a reality

 The new technology is aiming to be one small (snip-less) step for men, and one giant leap for male contraception. Read More ...

Watch Cruise’s self-driving Bolt EV navigate smoothly to SF’s Dolores Park

 GM-owned Cruise Automation wants you to be able to see the progress it’s making with its self-driving car tests, in a way that’s more...

Meet the five startups vying for Best App at the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards

 2016 sucked, if we’re being honest with ourselves. But the year wasn’t a total waste. The world of tech offered up a few shining...

Deliveroo riders in North London push to unionize

 A group of Deliveroo riders in North London is pushing for improved pay and conditions by taking legal steps to obtain union recognition. To...

Tesla brings its Design Studio to you with Model X SUVs towing Airstreams

 Tesla may have a range of vehicle showrooms across North America, but those can’t cover everyone, and it’s even more difficult for the average...

Uber’s open source data visualization tool now goes beyond maps

 You may not be aware, but Uber offers an open source version of the data visualization framework it uses internally, called deck.gl. The tool...

Inside The Hunt For Russia’s Hackers

SAN FRANCISCO — Just past 8 a.m. on March 14, police trod quietly through the snow to the double-fronted doors of Karim Baratov’s lavish...

This "My Little Pony" Figurine In A Jar Will Delete Your Faith In Humanity

The final chapter in a jar of bodily fluids that’s been developing since 2014. WARNING: extremely vile gross stuff below. When BuzzFeed covered this...