Smartphone sales expected to get a slight bump in 2020
by Brian Heater on January 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Last year saw global smartphone sales decline for the first time since analysts started tracking such things. In Gartner’s case, that comprises a full 11 years, as figures dropped 2% for 2019. Following on last week’s global device forecast, the firm is drilling down on smartphone figures with some slightly rosier results. According to the
Free Agency wants to give every tech worker a career and salary boost
by Danny Crichton on January 28, 2020 at 6:58 pm
Labor markets, particularly those in the tech industry, are incredibly lopsided against employees. Companies screen, interview, and negotiate with thousands of candidates per year, while employees may only go through recruiting a handful of times in their lives. Inevitably, they can select the wrong positions, pick the wrong managers to work with, and end up
Daily Crunch: Facebook expands privacy options
by Anthony Ha on January 28, 2020 at 6:13 pm
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. All users can now access Facebook’s tool for controlling which apps and sites can share data for ad-targeting Facebook is making
Just released: Last round of tickets to 3rd Annual Winter Party at Galvanize
by Emma Comeau on January 28, 2020 at 6:00 pm
If parties came with an alert system, this post would qualify as Def Con 4. Now hear this — we just released the final batch of tickets to our 3rd Annual Winter Party at Galvanize, which heats up on February 7 in San Francisco. If you want to be there with more than 1,000 of Silicon
The better everyday camera — Pixel 4 or iPhone 11 Pro?
by Veanne Cao on January 28, 2020 at 5:56 pm
I need a new phone. A big chunk of my time on the iPhone was spent taking pictures, so I’m heavily basing the next smartphone on its camera capabilities. After playing around with the Pixel 4 for Brian’s review, I’m
10 Best Android Phones You Can Buy (New, Unlocked, Cheap)
by Jeffrey Van Camp, Julian Chokkattu on January 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Wonder what the absolute best Android phone is right now? We have the answer, and some alternatives from Google, OnePlus, Samsung, LG, Moto, and more.
The 15 Best TV and Soundbar Deals for the Super Bowl (2020)
by Parker Hall on January 28, 2020 at 12:00 pm
TVs are on sale because of the Super Bowl. We've rounded up our favorite discounted sets, soundbars, and streamers.
The Best Dyson Vacuums (2020): V11, V7 Trigger, and More
by Matt Jancer on January 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm
It's easy to get sucked into the brand's vast catalog. Here are the ones that floored us.
Tinder Swipes Right on AI to Help Stop Harassment
by Arielle Pardes on January 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm
The dating app says its new machine-learning tool can help flag potentially offensive messages and encourage more users to report inappropriate behavior.
The Blurred Boundaries of Work-From-Home Parenting
by Adrienne So on January 27, 2020 at 12:00 pm
The same technology that's made working from home easier than ever has fundamentally changed what “home” means to me.