• PODCASTS
    Spotify aims to turn podcast fans into podcast creators with ‘Create podcast’ test

    Spotify is testing a new “Create podcast” feature that shows up atop a user’s list of their subscribed podcasts in the app interface, as first uncovered by Jane Manchung Wong (@wongmjane) (via Engadget). The button then provides a takeover promotion directing users to download Anchor, the podcast creation app that Spotify acquired in February. This is yet another example of […]

  • PODCASTS
    ANGRY FANS KEEP WRECKING PODCASTS WITH ONE-STAR REVIEWS

    Justin Drown’s true crime podcast, Obscura, always seemed to garner positive reviews. For the first year he hosted the show, Drown says it “overwhelmingly” earned five-star marks from fans. That changed in July. Suddenly, Obscura was inundated with hundreds of one-star reviews on Apple Podcasts. His overall rating fell from five, to four, to around three and a half […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    These college dropouts went on to become successful entrepreneurs

    “We don’t need no education,” Pink Floyd sang in their iconic song Another Brick in The Wall. Whether a college education is essential or not is perhaps something that can be debated till the cows come home. However, there are several successful entrepreneurs who have gone on to prove that a college degree may have nothing to […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    How Two Young Entrepreneurs Created A Million-Dollar Streetwear Brand

    Nothing beats wearing the color black if you want to simplify your wardrobe. By making that task easier for their stylish customers, Julian O’hayon, 28, and Tomas Johnston, 20, have grown their luxury streetwear brand Blvck Paris to $1 million in annual revenue. The brand’s latest collection, BLVCK01, sold out when it was released recently, […]

  • LIFE
    Life of Brian: The most blasphemous film ever?

    It may not be true that all publicity is good publicity, but in the case of Monty Python’s Life of Brian, which was released 40 years ago, some of the bad publicity was heaven-sent. The comedy team’s irreverent Biblical romp had been due to open on 200 screens across the US, but after various religious […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    August 21: Celebrating Innovation And Empowering Entrepreneurship

    Every year, August 21 is World Entrepreneurs’ Day. A day which has been coined to celebrate innovation and empowerment of entrepreneurship and leadership throughout the world. Entrepreneurship is vital not just for job creation but a very essential and integral part of our economic growth and problem-solving. Over the years, our honourable Prime Minister has […]

  • LIFE
    WP Standard’s Weekender leather duffel is built for life

    Have you heard? It’s Bag Week! It’s the most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you reviews of bags of all varieties: from backpacks to rollers to messengers to fanny packs. WP Standard makes exceptional leather goods, and the company’s new leather duffel is no different. It’s fantastic […]