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Today's Top Stories // Feb 23, 2014

Josh Constine

WhatsApp Is Down, Confirms Server Issues [Update: It's Back After A 210-Minute Outage]

WhatsApp is currently experiencing an outage. Users around the world are reporting that they haven't been able to send messages for about two hours, and... read more

Jonathan Shieber

[Updated] Apple Fixed A Bug In iOS 7. It’s A Doozy

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Nir Eyal

How To Cope with Your Insane Jealousy Of The WhatsApp Deal

Wednesday was my birthday. It should have been a great day. Then I heard the news. WhatsApp had been purchased by Facebook for $19 billion. When I read about... read more

Gregory Ferenstein

A New Poll Showing Why Immigration Reform Probably Won’t Pass This Year

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Beth Seidenberg, M.D.

Obamacare Spurring A New Generation Of Startups

Spurred by the Affordable Care Act, the American healthcare system in 2014 has entered a period of titanic change. The process will be messy and disruptive –... read more

Ingrid Lunden

“We Love Touch” But Windows 8.1 To Focus On Non-Touch; Windows Phone Eyes Wide-Ranging OEM Plan

Today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Microsoft kicked off the action with a step that points to the company's ambitions to continue to press ahead with... read more

Ingrid Lunden

We Heart Nokia, But “We’re Less Excited About” A Nokia Android Handset, Says Microsoft

Microsoft is in the advanced stages of closing its acquisition of Nokia's handset business, but in the meantime Nokia is reportedly working on Android devices.... read more


CrunchWeek: Facebook’s Epic, $19B Acquisition of WhatsApp

It’s that time of week for an episode of CrunchWeek, the show that brings a few TechCrunch writers together... read more

Gillmor Gang: WhatsApp, Doc

The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — bask... read more

Ask A VC: Vegas Tech Fund’s Jen McCabe On The Next Big Hardware Opportunity

In this week’s episode of Ask A VC, VegasTechFund’s Jen McCabe joined us in the studio to talk hardware,... read more

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