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A Look Back At 2014

2014 was an amazing year in startup news. In fact, we wrote more than 13,000 articles here on TechCrunch. That’s why we are giving you a handy TL;DR guide to remind you of all the big news from the past year.

Apple: We predict that large phones will be the next big thing.

iPhone 6 Plus on Bookshelf

WhatsApp: Sorry, I can’t hear you over the sound of all the $$$$.

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Amazon: Remember that one time we built a phone?

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Facebook: Too many apps.

Facebook Standalone Apps

Foursquare: As many apps as users.

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Snapchat: There are no repercussions for bad behavior.

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Uber: There are no repercussions for bad behavior.

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Google: It only took us 6 years to make Android look good.

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Aol: We’re still here.

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Samsung: The next big thing was last year.

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Xiaomi: ⌘C, ⌘V

Xiaomi Mi Pad and an iPad Mini Retina

Xiaomi Mi Pad and an iPad Mini Retina

Ello: Yo.

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Secret: Hey! Come back! Can anybody hear me?

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Lenovo: Soon we’ll own you too.

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Motorola: Made in China.

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Fitbit: You’re fatter than you think.

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Sony: We’re still releasing ‘The Interview.’ Actually stop everything, we’re not releasing it. Actually we’re releasing it.

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Spotify: Taylor Swift looks like a tall alien anyway.

John Oliver: This is how you win the Internet.

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BlackBerry: QWERTY FTW! (WAIT, HOW DO YOU DISABLE CAPS LOCK?)

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Reddit: Now the front page to the worst of the Internet.

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Dropbox: Trading your privacy for 1TB of storage.

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Beats Electronics: Beats by Tim Cook.

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Airbnb: Remember that one time we changed our company logo to a vagina?

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Oculus Rift: Now you can experience life without leaving your house.

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Nintendo: New Super Smash Brothers Plus XL U!

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Netflix: Hey, do you guys remember Blockbuster?

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HBO: Hey, do you guys remember Netflix?

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Comcast: We still don’t care about you.

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Time Warner: We actually fucking hate you.

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Microsoft: Actually thinking differently.

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HP: Your printer ink is still low.

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Yo: Yo.

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