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Writer — TechCrunch
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Covers:  windows, acquisitions, microsoft, earnings, policy, startups, funding, technology
Doesn't Cover: apple


Chairman Wheeler Predicts FCC Will Beat Legal Challenge To Net Neutrality — Now that the FCC is the subject of several lawsuits, and its leader, Chairman Tom Wheeler, was dragged in front of Congress repeatedly to answer the same battery of inanity, it's worth checking in to see how the agency is feeling.

Google Blasts Media Implications That It Runs That Town — Google, a search company, fired back today at a string of reports published in the Wall Street Journal over the past few weeks that have brought the company and its business practices under scrutiny.

Join Ron Conway And Fred Wilson At Disrupt NY — It's no secret that the incredible wealth of the technology industry has attracted critics in recent years. In this country's two capitols of capital, San Francisco and New York, influxes of tech workers are reshaping neighborhoods, and accelerating tech salaries are ramping rent prices in entire area codes.

This Week On The TechCrunch Bitcoin Podcast: Poker, BitPay And Growth — Hello friends and welcome back to another episode of TCBTC, TechCrunch's weekly podcast on all things bitcoin. This episode we were joined by Sonny Singh of BitPay, one of the largest bitcoin companies around, to talk about the state of bitcoin itself, as well as the firm's recent deal with Neteller.

FTC Pushes Back Against Criticism Of Its Inquiry Into Google’s Search Practices — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published a comment today pushing against a rising media narrative that it may have gone too easy on Google during its multi-year antitrust probe on the search company's ranking of results to benefit its own products. In the end, Google agreed to change some of its business practices, and the FTC closed its investigation.

Tech Giants Call For “Clear, Strong And Effective End” To NSA’s Phone Metadata Surveillance — As expected, technology companies, tech trade groups and privacy organizations sent a letter today to the President Barack Obama, various members of Congress, and governmental security officials, urging reform of the U.S. government's surveillance practices. Tech companies represented by groups that signed the letter include Microsoft, Dropbox, Facebook, Apple and Google.

Here Are The Companies That Presented At Y Combinator Demo Day 1 — It's that time again! Today was Demo Day 1 (of 2) for Y Combinator's Winter 2015 class - when investors and reporters get their first in-person look at many of the startups that YC has been incubating for the past few months. Want to see what debuted?

Microsoft Signs 11 Agreements With OEMs To Bring Office To More Android Handsets And Tablets — Microsoft has broadened a previously announced agreement with Samsung to preinstall its software on the latter firm's hardware it announced today, and landed nearly a dozen separate, similar arrangements with other OEMs including Dell. As a company, Microsoft is pursuing an increasingly cross-platform software strategy, one in which it is content to ensure that its applications are suited for rival platforms, such as Android.

YC-Backed Instavest Wants To Help Investors Make Smarter Trades — Instavest, a Y Combinator-backed startup, wants to help retail investors benefit from the smart trades of others. It also wants to help savvy speculators profit by sharing their trading data. Investors can list their trades on Instavest, including the company, share amount and rationale behind the investment.

This Week On The TechCrunch Bitcoin Podcast: Millennials Hate Banks — Welcome back to another episode of TCBTC, TechCrunch's premier and only bitcoin podcast. This week John Biggs and I riffed through data regarding Kids These Days and banks, and also interviewed Boris Wertz, a venture capitalist and former entrepreneur who invests in bitcoin related startups.
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Mar 30, 2015

@owenthomas @sarahmitroff sit-ups, push-ups, curls, shrugs, overhead presses.

Mar 30, 2015

@lindhartsen well. it burns but then it kicks your ass, so, you know. um. don't drink it.

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