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Deep-pocketed, high-profile individuals are pouring millions of dollars into these money-losing businesses, often without any goal of earning a return.
Facebook is tweaking settings to better protect teen privacy, while also offering an option to go more public.
The company's latest S-1 filing didn't just reveal that it has chosen the NYSE over the Nasdaq—but also how the company fared in the third quarter.
The amount of venture capital funding going into Ed Tech has quadrupled, from $154 million in 2003 to $630 million in 2012.
The new ratings will measure the number of people tweeting about television programs, and the number of people who actually view those tweets.
The microblogging site's initial public offering filing revealed just how unlike these two companies really are.
There's no question that Twitter's revenue is growing incredibly fast, but Twitter is not profitable.
The key metrics to watch are revenue, profits, active user numbers and the growth rate of those three.
About 10.3 million viewers tuned in for the "Breaking Bad" finale, a record. See how the show's creators used social media to fan viewership.
It connects dog owners to 10,000 screened and trained dog-sitters around the country. Hosts set their prices, and the company takes a 15 percent cut.
Aereo's CEO spoke about the controversial streaming service at Goldman Sachs' Communacopia conference and drew a standing room only audience.
Philippe Dauman, Viacom president and CEO, talks about why he is optimistic about the future of his business, and praises Twitter and Miley Cyrus.
The 10th-annual "Advertising Week" gathering looks like a big one. The week kicked off with traditional ad giant CBS making a huge deal with Twitter.
Disney's decision to push back the release dates of two Pixar films could see some analysts revise their earnings estimate for the media powerhouse.
At about $60 a pop, that translates to more than 13 million units sold. This is the highest first-day retail sales in the company's history.
One of the most expensive games ever made is expected to be one of the biggest this year, and could be fierce competition for Call of Duty.
Here are four startups at TechCrunch disruptors that piqued our interest, each taking on a different business.
The Virgin Media deal in effect makes Netflix a benefit for a cable company, not just an upstart threat.
Despite the fact that it's going after a piece of Pandora's ad revenue, the true upside for Apple is a way to sell more music.
CBS and TWC didn't reveal the terms of their deal, but it definitely offers a host of implications about the value of content.