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TechCrunch Senior Editor. Lover of gadgets. Occasional woodworker. And I live in Michigan. That's about it.

13 Questions With Bre Pettis — Welcome to 13 Questions, a series aimed at bringing a human face to notable figures in the world of startups, hardware, and tech. Ever wonder how your favorite designer learned to love tech? Curious what's on your favorite VC's bucket list? Want to see the person behind the media hype?

Voting For The 8th Annual Crunchies Awards Closes Next Week — We need you to vote for the Crunchies. It's important. Every year TechCrunch and VentureBeat join together to celebrate the best technology and startups of the previous year. But you, our dear readers, decide who wins. Vote below.

ChargePoint, BMW, And VW To Build East And West Coast EV Charging Network — It will soon be easier to drive an EV along both coasts in the U.S. Thanks to a new partnership with ChargePoint, BMW and VW, hundreds of charging stations will be placed strategically along the East and West Coast of America.

“The Interview” Hits Netflix On Saturday — Haven't seen The Interview yet? It's coming to Netflix on Saturday and will stream for no additional cost. Netflix announced today that the scandalous Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy will be available to its U.S. and Canadian subscribers starting on Saturday.

Today Is The Last Day To Buy Google Glass — Google is ending the Glass experiment. After today, Google will stop selling the novel device - at least in its current form. Google insists the product is still in development and it's highly likely that a new version will eventually be released.

Leaked Palantir Doc Reveals Uses, Specific Functions And Key Clients — Since its founding in 2004, Palantir has managed to grow into a billion dollar company while being very surreptitious about what it does exactly. Conjecture abounds. The vague facts dredged up by reporters confirm that Palantir has created a data mining system used extensively by law enforcement agencies and security companies to connect the dots between known criminals.

This Desk Will Tell You When To Sit And When To Stand — Standing is better than sitting. Most of the time. Sometimes your body needs a rest and that's where the Humanscale OfficeIQ powered by Tome comes to play. Tome's Jack Sigal stopped by the TechCrunch broadcast booth to show me how this desk can help me lose weight.

Apple Just Won CES 2015 — Welp. There goes the next CES. With the Apple watch shipping "in early 2015," Apple just sucked all the air out of the Las Vegas Convention Center, home of the Consumer Electronics Show. This is the trade show were all of the world's largest consumer electronic companies display their latest wares.

TrackingPoint Takes Dead Aim At The Future Of Firearms Targeting — AT&T Announces Rollover Data Plan, Starting On January 25 One cool but sunny afternoon in January, I drove an hour outside of Las Vegas to try out a magical new gun. The system was explained to me in detail, with the conclusion being that anyone could hit the bulls-eye.

With SkySpecs’ Guardians, The Drones Have Become Self Aware — SkySpecs has solved the biggest problem with drones: avoiding obstacles. With the company's first product, launching today at TechCrunch's Hardware Battlefield 2015, drones become aware of their surroundings and will automatically avoid objects. If a person walks towards the spinning blades of death, the drone will casually back out of the way.
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Jan 28, 2015

Zicam and herbal tea has failed me. Now what?

Jan 27, 2015

did you guys where that the apple watch will ship in april?

Jan 27, 2015

And now to use Safari for the first time in 3 months.

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