• Sen. Al Franken Urges Federal Probe Of Apple Music

    Sen. Al Franken Urges Federal Probe Of Apple Music

    Apple’s hefty fees on in-app subscription services are being called into serious question. In a letter addressed to both the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice, Sen. Al Franken called on federal regulators to look into possible Apple Music antitrust violations in the music streaming market. Franken pointed to a number of non-competitive guidelines that he… Read More

  • The Next Industrial Revolution Should Happen In America Crunch Network

    The Next Industrial Revolution Should Happen In America

    The ‘Industrial Internet’ is poised to overhaul the way companies manufacture goods, in turn changing our everyday interactions with products. Imagine yourself five years from now, sitting around a picnic table with a group of friends. One of them just landed a coveted manufacturing gig right after getting her master’s degree, and is now pulling in $200,000 a year. Another… Read More

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    Uber Wins NYC Fight Against De Blasio | Crunch Report

    Microsoft wants to make emailing more like texting with new app "Send", new Google Maps feature keeps track of everywhere you've been, some interesting numbers from Apple's latest quarter, Sony is getting into the drone business.

    Uber Wins NYC Fight Against De Blasio | Crunch Report
  • Chaotic Moon Sells To Accenture

    Chaotic Moon Sells To Accenture

    Consulting and technology services company Accenture snatched up creative studio Chaotic Moon today. The Austin-based studio known for coming up with crazy fire shooting drones and other design technology for major brands will now apply that same unique spark to rapid prototyping and tech capabilities within Accenture. Neither company disclosed terms of the deal, but it fits a pattern for… Read More

  • Victorious Says Its Video Apps Have Gotten 250M Views

    Victorious Says Its Video Apps Have Gotten 250M Views

    Victorious, a startup building mobile apps where YouTube stars can interact with their “superfans,” says the strategy seems to be paying off. Specifically, since the first apps launched in April, they’ve seen a total of 250 million views and 300 million engagements, with fans creating 1 million pieces of user-generated content. Read More

  • Frame Launches Its Cloud-Based Software Virtualization Service Globally

    Frame Launches Its Cloud-Based Software Virtualization Service Globally

    We’ve outsourced the storage of our devices onto the cloud through services like DropBox, so why not look to shift the muscle behind them to the cloud as well? Frame, a company that allows you to run desktop applications in your browser over the cloud, is launching its services with a worldwide beta this week. Users can now run any Windows program they desire through the service… Read More

  • YC-Backed Fonticons Is A Subscription Icon Service From The Creator Of Font Awesome

    YC-Backed Fonticons Is A Subscription Icon Service From The Creator Of Font Awesome

    If you’ve ever developed a website, you’re probably familiar with Font Awesome. The free service lets developers adorn their site with over 500 icons using only a line of CSS, and is used on about 40 million websites including the official website of the White House. Now, Dave Gandy, the creator of Font Awesome, is launching Fonticons, a subscription service that will take… Read More

  • Apple Just Made Another iOS 9 Beta Available To Anyone

    Apple Just Made Another iOS 9 Beta Available To Anyone

    Just a few weeks back, Apple released iOS 9 as a public beta that anyone could download — not just those people with $99 per year developer accounts. Two weeks later, they’re back with another one. The company has just released iOS 9 Public Beta 2. So what’s new in v2? Bug fixes, mostly. Speed enhancements, too. The most significant “new” thing, though, is the… Read More

  • Strike Social Says It Can Predict The Results Of YouTube Ad Campaigns

    Strike Social Says It Can Predict The Results Of YouTube Ad Campaigns

    YouTube advertising and analytics startup Strike Social is launching a new feature today called Strike Predict. The company already helps advertisers track the performance of their videos on YouTube and on social networks. CEO Patrick McKenna said that with Strike Predict, marketers can take a video to their boss, propose an ad campaign to promote the video, and answer the key questions… Read More

  • The TC Meetup In NYC Is On Like Donkey Kong

    Dear friends, readers, and general Internet-goers! The TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off is drawing near, and it would truly break my heart if you missed out on our big night, either as a general attendee or a participant in the world-renowned TC Pitch-Off. What does that mean? Good question! The TechCrunch Meetup is an event that gives 10 of the brightest and most exciting startups from NYC… Read More

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