• Don’t Hold Your Breath For The Apple Watch Snapchat App

    Don’t Hold Your Breath For The Apple Watch Snapchat App

    After answering questions about media, messaging and what he thought about diversity in tech at the Code conference in Southern California today (spoiler alert: he didn’t reveal much), Snapchat* CEO Evan Spiegel was asked whether, in all its efforts, Snapchat had plans for an upcoming Apple Watch app. He said no. “We ended up waiting to do Snapchat on the watch. Why would you look at… Read More

  • Snapchat Considers Losing A Finger

    Snapchat Considers Losing A Finger

    You might not have to hold your finger on the screen to view your snaps in the future, says CEO Evan Spiegel. “It’s annoying to hold your finger there,” said Spiegel, talking about the difficulty of longer video content on Snapchat. Because there’s a screenshot API now, Spiegel says that their initial ‘hack’ of having a user hold a finger on the screen… Read More

  • Facebook Tinkers With iPhone Design That Copies Path’s Flyout Buttons

    Facebook Tinkers With iPhone Design That Copies Path’s Flyout Buttons

    Resistance is futile when it comes to Facebook. If your feature benefits the social network’s 1.44 billion users, it doesn’t care if you built it for a smaller audience first. Whether it’s Twitter’s Follow button and verified profiles, or Snapchat’s disappearing photos you can draw on, Facebook will quickly try to assimilate the competition. Read More

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    Microsoft Bringing Cortana to iOS & Android | Crunch Report

    Global smartphone growth slows, Jony Ive gets a promotion, Periscope launches its Android app, Oculus VR acquires Surreal Vision

    Microsoft Bringing Cortana to iOS & Android | Crunch Report
  • The TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off Is Coming To Austin And Seattle In June

    The TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off Is Coming To Austin And Seattle In June

    TechCrunch is headed to Austin and Seattle on June 23 and June 25 respectively, and we’re stoked to see what some of our favorite cities have to show us. We’ll be holding the world famous TechCrunch Pitch-Off, where about ten companies will have exactly sixty seconds to pitch their product live on stage. Alongside the input of the audience, local VCs and TechCrunch editors will hold… Read More

  • The Bank Of Facebook

    The Bank Of Facebook

    Technology is changing one of the most fundamental mediums that touch every person on the planet: money. Bitcoin’s rise showed us how much demand there is for a globally accepted digital currency. However, all the things holding bitcoin back  —  merchant acceptance, instant transactions (bitcoin takes about an hour), and security  — are actively being created by the… Read More

  • TC Cribs: Lumosity’s Brilliant SOMA Office

    Today’s episode of Cribs takes us to the San Francisco headquarters of Lumosity, the company that makes online games aimed at keeping your brain alert and healthy. Lumosity’s games are rooted in academia, through neuroscience and biology research, and that influence is also reflected in the design of its office: Lumosity HQ feels like a mix between a state of the art science lab… Read More

  • Workday Falls 5% Despite Beating Market Expectations In Its FQ1

    Workday Falls 5% Despite Beating Market Expectations In Its FQ1

    Following the bell, Workday reported the results of the first quarter of its fiscal 2016. The company lost $0.02 per share during the period, using adjusted metrics, on revenue of $251.0 million. Investors had expected the company to lose an adjusted $0.08 per share on revenue of $245.0 million. In its sequentially preceding quarter, Workday had top line of $226.3 million. The company, up… Read More

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