Announcing the first tranche of Startup Battlefield judges

The Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18–20 is set to be our most epic yet. This year’s competitors, selected from our handpicked cohort, the Startup Battlefield 200, are some of the most promising, imaginative startups in tech. We’re excited...

The subscription pie is getting bigger: How to leverage usage-based billing

Sanjay Manchanda Contributor Share on Twitter Sanjay Manchanda is CMO of Chargebee. He has helped build a multibillion dollar SaaS business, scale new product businesses and delivered go-to-market and demand-gen strategies at Box and Microsoft. Challenging times for...

Luta Security and Emsisoft discuss how to fight ransomware at Disrupt

Ransomware is an exponentially growing global threat. Here are just a few examples from 2022: Costa Rica declared a national emergency after a $20 million ransomware attack; ransomware caused one of the biggest U.S. health data breaches; and ransomware topped CSO’s...

Microsoft makes further cuts focused on consumer R&D group

After pulling open roles across its Office and Windows divisions and letting go a portion of its 180,000-person workforce in July, Microsoft made additional cuts this week concentrated in its Modern Life Experiences (MLX) group, one of the groups responsible for...

DuckDuckGo removes carve-out for Microsoft tracking scripts after securing policy change

A few months on from a tracking controversy hitting privacy-centric search veteran, DuckDuckGo, the company has announced it’s been able to amend terms with Microsoft, its search syndication partner, that had previously meant its mobile browsers and browser...