• Twitter Vets Launch OneShot, An App For Highlighting And Tweeting Screenshots Of Text

    Twitter Vets Launch OneShot, An App For Highlighting And Tweeting Screenshots Of Text

    A pair of Twitter vets today launched a handy mobile application called OneShot that makes it easier to share screenshots of text to Twitter, along with your comment and a link to the page in question. The new app also optionally allows you to crop the image, highlight a selection of text, and even add a brightly colored background to make your screenshot stand out better when displayed in… Read More

  • Physical Keyboards Are Awesome

    If you visit the main TechCrunch office, you’ll note an open office filled with nerds, about half wearing headphones. Everyone is typing on Apple laptops, either by themselves, plugged into one monitor or several, or essentially ‘docked,’ with the user employing a standalone keyboard and touchpad to interact with the machine. Missing from that mix? Anyone using a fucking iPad… Read More

  • YC-Backed Valor Water Helps Utilities Keep The Water Running

    YC-Backed Valor Water Helps Utilities Keep The Water Running

    Disrupt Battlefield finalist Valor Water is graduating out of Y Combinator just in time to help solve the world’s water crisis. Valor provides a suite of business-intelligence tools for water utilities. In a drought, consumers are encouraged to conserve water and they often do. In California this past December, conservation was up from 10 percent in November to 22 percent in December… Read More

  • You Can Now Embed Twitter Video On Your Website

    You Can Now Embed Twitter Video On Your Website

    Twitter has launched an embedding feature for Twitter-hosted videos, letting you put any movies shot using its native video capture and publishing tool on your site, complete with an embed button on Twitter’s on website. Clicking the “Embed Video” option in the “…” expanded options menu from a tweet featuring a native Twitter video will expose a snippet of… Read More

  • Google Launches New Analytics, Monetization Tools For Android Game Developers

    Google Launches New Analytics, Monetization Tools For Android Game Developers

    Google today announced a couple of new tools for game developers on its Android platform. These include new analytics to help developers better understand in-game player behavior, as well as a number of new monetization features through its AdMob platform. Google also launched a new game-centric Nearby Connections API for Android TV, its nascent smart TV platform. Read More

  • Hello Again, NASDAQ 5,000

    Hello Again, NASDAQ 5,000

    The NASDAQ Composite index, a barometer of sorts of the technology industry, traded north of the 5,000 mark today. It was the first time the Composite had traded at that level since the late 90s technology bubble. The 5,000 mark could nearly be called bad luck. After the NASDAQ crested the level in spring of 2000, the index fell quickly and massively. By the end of the year 2000, the NASDAQ… Read More

  • Podo Stick Anywhere Camera

    Podo’s Camera Turns Any Surface Into A Photo Booth

    Since smartphones put a decent camera in nearly everyone’s pocket, it’s become the norm to take pictures with friends when going out, because you might as well capture the memory. In some settings, that might mean asking a stranger to take a photo, stretching your arm out to capture several people at once or (gasp!) using a selfie stick. If you’re at a corporate event, you… Read More

  • Apple Brings Photos App To The OS X Public Beta Program

    Apple Brings Photos App To The OS X Public Beta Program

    Apple has launched the preview software of its upcoming Photos app for OS X in the public beta channel, using its new AppleSeed program that invites members of the general public to test Apple’s major software releases before they become more widely available. The Photos app debuted in the Developer Preview version of OS X back at the beginning of February, and we provided an early look… Read More

  • Tomorrow Is The Barcelona Meet Up And Pitch-Off!

    Tomorrow Is The Barcelona Meet Up And Pitch-Off!

    The Barcelona Meet Up is tomorrow! Huzzah! If you’ve purchased tickets already, good for you. They are a rare commodity. If you haven’t then you’re kind of out of luck because the event is sold out. Remember, you must have an official Eventbrite ticket to join us. If you do not have an Eventbrite ticket you are not registered. If you simply added your name to the original… Read More

  • Zuck Says “Sure,” Facebook Would Love To Work With Google On Global Internet Access

    Zuck Says “Sure,” Facebook Would Love To Work With Google On Global Internet Access

    Connecting the world doesn’t have to be a cutthroat competition, Mark Zuckerberg signalled on stage at Mobile World Congress in an ongoing presentation. When asked if Facebook’s Internet.org access initiative would consider working with Google’s Project Loon, he said “Sure. When we launched the Internet.org app in Zambia with our operator partner there…one of the apps… Read More

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