• Facebook’s Playbook For Monetizing Messenger And WhatsApp

    Facebook’s Playbook For Monetizing Messenger And WhatsApp

    With 700 million Messenger users, investors are eager to see Facebook earn money on the platform. But Zuckerberg put the brakes on those expectations today during the Q2 earnings call, explaining that Messenger and WhatsApp will run the same monetization playbook as Facebook and the News Feed: Get people organically interacting with businesses before you let companies pay to reach… Read More

  • Google Loon To Cover Entire Country Of Sri Lanka With Internet

    Google Loon To Cover Entire Country Of Sri Lanka With Internet

    Google is working on many things, and that includes balloons that fly high in the sky to bring Internet infrastructure to locations that can’t be wired for it easily. Today, Sri Lanka announced that it’s the first country to ever get universal Internet access from Google’s Project Loon. Thanks to a partnership with Google, the country promises “affordable high-speed… Read More

  • Lyft Line Gets Into Perpetual Ride Territory With Triple Match Service

    Lyft Line Gets Into Perpetual Ride Territory With Triple Match Service

    Lyft is adding even more riders to its multiple ride-sharing service Lyft Line. Called Triple Match, the feature works like the regular Line service but allows drivers to pick up three or more riders going on similar routes along the way. Triple Match is only available in San Francisco for now but accounts for 20 percent of all Lyft Line rides, according to Lyft. Read More

  • Amazon Now Lets Prime Users Pay Money To Easily Pay More Money Easier

    Amazon Now Lets Prime Users Pay Money To Easily Pay More Money Easier

    Amazon Prime has become Amazon’s way of getting cool stuff into people’s hands quicker, to the tune of an annual $99 subscription. You can get packages faster, access video content and more. It’s definitely worth it. The latest Prime promotion allows members to get their hands on the Amazon Dash dongles, which let you order more of whatever item you want. For yet another… Read More

  • With 450M Users, Facebook Events Is Primed For A Standalone App

    With 450M Users, Facebook Events Is Primed For A Standalone App

    Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook Events has hit global scale with 450 million active users, while noting that Groups now has 850 million. Facebook hasn’t shared a user count for Events in a long time, if ever. Read More

  • Yahoo Shows Off Its New Livetext Messaging App

    Yahoo unveiled a new app today called Livetext, where users can send each other video and text — but no sound. To get a sense of how it works, we spoke to Yahoo’s Arjun Sethi (formerly co-founder and CEO of MessageMe), and we had a short little livetext session. He also explained the opportunity he sees in taking the audio out of video messaging: Read More

  • Windows 10 Launches Today

    Today Is Windows 10 Day

    Ok, the new code is out for the first wave, and you are curious about Windows 10. Or at least we hope so, since we made you a video to go over the broad points of the new operating system from Microsoft. For a more scribbled-down-and-pedantic version of the above video, TechCrunch has you covered as well. Oddly enough, Microsoft is leading the current technology media cycle. That… Read More

  • How Uber Can Protect Consumer Privacy Crunch Network

    How Uber Can Protect Consumer Privacy

    Uber knows who you are, your email address, and your credit card number. As consumers, we willingly offer up and share all of this information with the company because the data is what makes Uber so great – enabling them to deliver a service as complex as transportation with a touch of a button. Read More

  • Facebook, Tableau, Twitter And Yelp Suffer Declines Following Earnings That Fail To Excite

    Facebook, Tableau, Twitter And Yelp Suffer Declines Following Earnings That Fail To Excite

    Tech earnings started strong and have since often led to share declines, disappointed investors, and, oddly enough, a NASDAQ over 5,100. Following Apple’s share decline, and Microsoft’s embarrassing $7.6 billion whoopsie, tech giants have, in many cases, failed to excite. Read More

  • Fly Or Die: MC Squares

    You might assume that, when it comes to a standard whiteboard, there isn’t much room for disruption. But you’d be mistaken. The folks behind MC Squares have developed a new kind of whiteboard that lets you snap small portions of it on and off of the wall-mounted rack so that kids in a classroom or older kids adults in a business meeting can collaborate without ever leaving the… Read More

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