Greg Kumparak

Greg Kumparak

Editor

Greg Kumparak is an editor at TechCrunch. Greg started at TechCrunch in May of 2008 as the editor of its sister site,MobileCrunch.Greg’s coverage primarily focuses on consumer companies,particularly those involving gadgets, robotics, or augmented reality. Disclosures: Greg holds shares in ETFs/mutual funds and owns a small amount of cryptocurrency (ETH, ADA)

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The biggest news from CES 2022

Be it virtual, in-person or some mix of the two, CES is a beast. How could you keep up with all of the news flooding out of the show? You can’t, really. The big outlets each put a small army on

VR and AR continue to simmer at CES 2022

It has somehow, inexplicably, impossibly been almost 10 years since the original Oculus Rift hit Kickstarter. A decade of development later, VR headsets have gotten better and better — but it’

Zuddl raises $13M for its simple but powerful virtual events platform

Will the world ever go back to big in-person events? Of course. Eventually. CES already moved in that direction this year, for better or worse. But everyone’s already gotten a taste of virtual e

Daily Crunch: Using public roads, trucking startup TuSimple completes 80-mile autonomous run

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Daily Crunch: Black Girls Code conducts review as suspended CEO denies employee allegations

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Daily Crunch: 11 tech companies that closed in 2021

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Gift Guide: TechCrunch’s Favorite Things of 2021

We made it, friends. Another year in the books. Was it the very normal year we all wanted? No. But, for many, it was at least a step in that direction. Or maybe two steps in that direction, and one st

The Amazon Glow is a somewhat buggy blast

I’m annoyed that the magic black box on the table occasionally seems unable to track my hands. My three-year-old, meanwhile, doesn’t seem to mind at all. He’s laughing so hard he can

Daily Crunch: European startup data company Dealroom raises €6 million Series A

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Gift Guide: 10 super useful gifts for new parents

So your friend/sibling/neighbor just had a baby, or is having a baby soon. Huzzah! Now you’re trying to figure out what to get them for the holidays … and, well, it can get a bit overwhelming.

Daily Crunch: After growing 500% in 12 months, Hevo Data raises $30 million Series B

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Gift Guide: 10 really good gadgets that cost less than $100

Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide! Need help with gift ideas? We’ve got lots of them. Check back from now until the end of December for more! 

Officely raises $2M to help hybrid teams coordinate office time right in Slack

So your company is going WFH/Office hybrid. Great! Working from home more rules, even if management decisions or the specifics of your role mean it can’t happen every day. Now, how do you coordi

Deed raises $10M for its workplace giving platform

As I wrote earlier this year, Deed‘s mission is a clearcut one: take the employee giving/charity/volunteer program that many big companies have, and make it better. Give it a proper home — one

Gift Guide: Black Friday tech deals that really are worth looking at

It is, somehow, that time again! Thanksgiving is hours away, which means it's time to figure out what, if anything, you want to buy on Black Friday.

Unity’s biggest acquisition ever

Hi friends! Greg here. You might remember me from such hits as “Greg takes over Lucas’ newsletter while he’s on vacation.” Now we’re back with “Greg takes over Luca

Panic’s Playdate handheld won’t ship until early 2022 due to battery issues

When Panic first launched pre-orders of its adorable little retro-inspired handheld gaming device, Playdate, it expected the first 20,000 units to ship by the end of 2021 — just in time, they hoped,

Collectible card trading platform Alt raises $75M as it eyes other asset categories and preps its mobile launch

When we last checked in with Alt back in March, it had just raised $31 million for its alternative asset platform — a platform, thus far, used primarily by those looking to research, trade and secur

Unity is buying Peter Jackson’s Weta Digital for over $1.6B

Unity has just announced its intent to acquire Weta Digital, the legendary visual effects company co-founded by Peter Jackson, for a massive $1.625 billion. Whether or not you recognize the name, you&

Gwoop raises $1.8M for its esports training platform as it starts working with high school gaming leagues

Earlier this year I wrote about Gwoop, a team out of Minnesota building a collection of browser-based games meant to help you get better at video games overall. Their games measure things like how qui
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