Welcome to the 2017 TechCrunch Holiday Gift Guide! We check out a lot of really cool stuff here at TechCrunch, so we figured we ought to put that experience to good use and help you get your Holiday shopping done quick. This is our first guide of the year, but we’ll have many more rolling out over the coming weeks… so check back often! It’s that time again! It’s time to… Read More
 SailPoint, the enterprise identity solutions business, went up 9% in its debut on the New York Stock Exchange Friday. The company raised $240 million after pricing its shares at $12 and saw them rise to $13.11 on its first day of trading. The Austin, Texas-based company works with businesses like Sallie Mae and Weight Watchers to keep information secure and helps verify identities of… Read More
 Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) issued a blanket ban on smartwatches aimed at children this week — and asked parents who’d already purchased such a device to destroy them, for good measure. The aggressive move is a response to growing privacy concerns surrounding devices aimed at minors. “Via an app, parents can use such children’s watches… Read More

Vivendi SA for a few years now has been eyeing game studio Ubisoft as a potential target for a hostile takeover.

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 Stitch Fix went up just 1% on its first day of trading. After pricing at $15, the company closed at $15.15. It’s also below the opening trade of $16.90. And the company didn’t raise as much money as it had been hoping for. It raised $120 million, after pricing at $15, below the expected range of $18 to $20. The company also reduced the size of its IPO. Stitch Fix markets itself… Read More