Matthew Panzarino

Matthew Panzarino

Editor-in-Chief

Matthew Panzarino has been a retail jockey, and he founded a professional photography business, as well as a news blog covering the Apple ecosystem. He has served as News Editor and Managing Editor at The Next Web and is now Editor-In-Chief at TechCrunch.

He has made a name for himself in the tech media world as a writer and editor, relentlessly covering Apple and Twitter, in addition to a broad range of startups in the fields of robotics, computer vision, AI, fashion, VR, AR and more. Owns shares in ETFs. Contact Matthew at matthew@techcrunch.com PGP Key: https://keybase.io/panzer

The Latest from Matthew Panzarino

Half-Life: Alyx delivers the watershed moment VR gaming needs

If you weren’t playing games when Half-Life came out, it’s hard to drive home just how shocking a departure it was from what had come before. Though some familiar mechanics served as a base to bui

An Apple Store employee on leave has tested positive for COVID-19 in Santa Monica

An Apple Store employee who was on leave from the Third St. Promenade store in Santa Monica, Calif. tested positive for COVID-19 late yesterday. The employee had been on leave to care for a relative s

Does coronavirus need a brand?

Stay with me here. As we enter the full throes of coronavirus spread in the U.S., it’s becoming incredibly evident that we cannot depend on the federal apparatus to clearly communicate any of the ne

TechCrunch Events and coronavirus 

We here at TechCrunch are watching the novel coronavirus situation closely, as most of you likely are.  In addition to our editorial coverage of the effects of the novel coronavirus on the business o

MSCHF’s latest stunt is to pirate video from Netflix and Hulu and Disney+ and maybe build a brand

It’s very likely that you don’t know MSCHF. It’s also likely that you’ve come across one of their wild-ass projects. From “Jesus Shoes” filled with holy water to a collar that lets your do

Sundance: Feels Good Man charts a path of redemption for Pepe

Can a meme be redeemed? That’s the central question in Arthur Jones’ Feels Good Man — a documentary that premiered at Sundance this year charting the course of the creator of Pepe the Frog, a co

Sundance: In Miss Americana, Taylor Swift demotes the internet

In nearly a decade of attending Sundance, I’ve never seen a scene like the premiere of the documentary “Miss Americana,” detailing the last year and a half or so of Taylor Swift’s life

Apple Card users can now download monthly transactions in a spreadsheet

One of the big questions I got around the time the Apple Card launched was whether you’d be able to download a file of your transactions to either work with manually or import into a piece of expens

Disney’s ‘Myth: A Frozen Tale’ should be a case study for anyone filmmaking in VR

This week, on my way to check out a little ride debuting at Disneyland in California, I stopped by Walt Disney Animation Studios in Burbank to check out “Myth: A Frozen Tale.” “Myth&

TechCrunch Include yearly report

Welcome to the third annual TechCrunch Include Progress Report. Our editorial and events teams work hard throughout the year to ensure that we bring you the most dynamic and diverse group of speakers

Apple’s Mac Pro ships in December with maximum 8TB of storage

Apple is making its Mac Pro and Apple Pro Display available in December, it announced today. The machine was announced earlier this year, but no availability window had been set. In addition to the pr

MacBook Pro 16” first impressions: Return of the Mack

In poker, complacency is a quiet killer. It can steal your forward momentum bit by bit, using the warm glow of a winning hand or two to cover the bets you’re not making until it’s too late and you

Apple rolls out new Siri audio clip grading opt-in and request history deletion feature in beta

Apple is rolling out a new opt-in notice for Siri audio sample review with the beta of iOS 13.2. This new opt-in feature was promised back in August after reports that audio from Siri requests were be

Apple launches Deep Fusion feature in beta on iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro

Update 5:02 PM PT: Developer beta containing Deep Fusion will not ship today after all. No date announced; just “coming.” Apple is launching an early look at its new Deep Fusion feature on

Review: The iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 do Disneyland after dark

Let’s get this out of the way right up front: iPhone 11’s Night Mode is great. It works, it compares extremely well to other low-light cameras and the exposure and color rendition is best in class

I hope Apple Arcade makes room for weird, cool shit

Apple Arcade seems purpose-built to make room in the market for beautiful, sad, weird, moving, slow, clever and heartfelt. All things that the action, shooter and MOBA-driven major market of games has

Apple tweaks App Store rule changes for children’s apps and sign-in services

Originally announced in June, changes to Apple’s App Store policies on its Sign in with Apple service and the rules around children’s app categories are being tweaked. New apps must comply right a

Live from Apple’s iPhone 11 event

The moment is finally here, Apple fans. This morning at 10AM PT/1PM ET, the company will unveil the latest version of the iPhone. You can read up on all of the latest rumors here (or watch this handy

Apple is turning Siri audio clip review off by default and bringing it in house

The top line news is that Apple is making changes to the way that Siri audio review, or “grading,” works across all of its devices. First, it is making audio review an explicitly opt-in pr

Apple rolls out Apple Card Preview to select users

Apple Card is getting its first group of public test users today. A limited amount of customers that signed up to be notified about the release of Apple Card are getting the ability to apply for the c
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