• TC Droidcast Episode 31: Pebble, ZenWatch, And Smartwatch 3

    TC Droidcast Episode 31: Pebble, ZenWatch, And Smartwatch 3

    Join Darrell Etherington, Kyle Russell and Greg Kumparak as we chat about the Pebble gaining support for Android Wear interactive notifications, the Asus ZenWatch and the Sony Smartwatch 3. We also get a little bit futurist with our thoughts on Chrome OS, how it will integrate with Android and what Google envisions for its desktop platform in the long term. This is a very special episode… Read More

  • Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel On Email Hacks: “Our Work Has Been Violated And Exposed”

    Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel On Email Hacks: “Our Work Has Been Violated And Exposed”

    Snapchat co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel today released a powerful statement about privacy, a day after the latest batch of emails released in the massive Sony Pictures hack exposed a number of Snapchat’s company secrets. On Tuesday afternoon, the hacker group that calls itself the “Guardians of Peace” released the contents of the email inbox of Sony Pictures CEO Michael… Read More

  • Dating Platform Zoosk Ditches IPO Plan As Founders Exit Leadership Roles

    Dating Platform Zoosk Ditches IPO Plan As Founders Exit Leadership Roles

    Zoosk, the online dating platform that has been around since 2007, has today announced changes to leadership, with CFO Kelly Steckelberg taking over as Chief Executive Officer. She will be replacing cofounder Shayan Zadeh, who is becoming a member of the board, and his cofounder Alex Mehr (currently President) will also be moving into a board position. The shift comes at a time when Zoosk… Read More

  • Box Will Hit $1 Billion In Revenues Before You Know It

    Box Will Hit $1 Billion In Revenues Before You Know It

    There’s probably no enterprise software company more people opine on than Box. In particular, the business model of Box.
    But while opinions are somewhat subjective, math is math, and the physics of software as a service (SaaS) and recurring revenue are highly predictable. And there’s one thing we now know after Box’s recent SEC filings on its run up to an IPO: Box will be at… Read More

  • Can BlackBerry Catch A Break?

    Can BlackBerry Catch A Break?

    BlackBerry just announced the Classic, a phone that looks warped into 2014 via 2009. While by all rights it appears to be solid QWERTY solution in a non-QWERTY world, it’s hilarious that the company announced their latest and greatest on the eve of what could be the opening of the Cuban embargo and, more important, massive upheaval in one of Blackberry’s major markets, Russia… Read More

  • Apple’s Behind-The-Scenes For ‘The Song’ Reveals A Mix Of Old And New Tools

    Apple’s Behind-The-Scenes For ‘The Song’ Reveals A Mix Of Old And New Tools

    Apple’s “The Song” holiday ad has managed to pretty universally tug heartstrings, in keeping with its usual practices for this time of year, but the product story contained therein is one of a creative workflow that involves most of Apple’s current product lineup. A new behind-the-scenes video the company has just published shows that Apple’s cutting edge tech… Read More

  • Windows 10 Hits 1.5M Testers, With 450K Using The OS “Day To Day”

    Windows 10 Hits 1.5M Testers, With 450K Using The OS “Day To Day”

    Microsoft’s Windows 10 has around 450,000 users on a daily basis, according to the software company. A new blog post from the Windows team highlighted the statistic, also noting that it has collected 1.5 million testers for its preview operating system. That number was 1 million on October 13. So, the pace of new signups to test Windows 10 has declined — it attracted its… Read More

  • Google’s End-To-End Email Encryption Tool Gets Closer To Launch

    Google’s End-To-End Email Encryption Tool Gets Closer To Launch

    More than half a year ago, Google announced that it was working on an email encryption Chrome plugin that would make it very easy for anybody to encrypt their emails. Now, it looks like this tool is getting a bit closer to launch. While it’s not ready for a wider release yet, Google this week moved its so-called “End-to-End” tool to GitHub to encourage a wider range of… Read More

  • Raising More Than $750K In Hardware Crowdfunding

    Raising More Than $750K In Hardware Crowdfunding

    For months, investors have talked about how crowdfunding is changing the hardware investing landscape. The theory goes that the advent of Kickstarter and Indiegogo allow companies to test product-market-fit in a notoriously challenging category. And the numbers suggest there may be something to this: Venture investing in hardware companies increased 233 percent from 2007 to 2013 according… Read More

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