How America gave up on free markets with Thomas Philippon

On this week’s Vergecast interview, Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel talks to finance professor and an economist…

The Great TechCrunch Survey of Europe’s VCs — Be featured in our survey – TechCrunch

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey the venture capital investors of Europe.…

Apple releases 16-inch Macbook Pro, Motorola announces a new Razr, and Disney+ launches

This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul go through the products announced this week…

Pirate Radio » Outside the wire

When the US entered Afghanistan, local DJs were hired to help with the war effort. And…

Watch NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover launch live – TechCrunch

NASA is set to launch its newest rover to Mars later this morning. The liftoff is…

Pirate Radio » Dial up!

How the Hmong diaspora uses the world’s most boring technology to make something weird and wonderful.…

Apple’s App Store commission structure called into question in antitrust hearing – TechCrunch

Apple CEO Tim Cook defended the company’s App Store commission structure in his sworn testimony before…

Pirate Radio » The PIRATE Act

Congress is in the process of passing a non-partisan bill to increase support for enforcement against…

How to fight lies, tricks, and chaos online

Verge reporter Adi Robertson talks to Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel about how to spot lies, false…

Bezos ‘can’t guarantee’ no anti-competitive activity as Congress catches him flat-footed – TechCrunch

At today’s House Judiciary Committee hearing, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bungled attempts to assuage concerns that…