recap

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want to Miss This Week (8/8)

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want to Miss This Week (8/8)

    Here’s a recap of some of our top stories from 8/2 to 8/8. The public has scrutinized the success of standalone apps like Facebook Slingshot, Twitter Music, and Instagram Bolt, but most people don’t realize that these apps are supposed to fail most of the time. Josh Constine argues that, “when there’s massive upside, and little downside, standalone apps can be a… Read More

  • Google’s Three-Hour I/O Keynote Boils Down To These Highlights And One Theme: Foundation

    Google’s Three-Hour I/O Keynote Boils Down To These Highlights And One Theme: Foundation

    Today’s three-hour-long Google I/O keynote came with plenty of announcements, but the company mostly assured us that it is focused on building frameworks that can benefit developers and consumers. We saw a more unified company that needed three hours in one session to get their message across. Breaking today’s keynote up into two days would have disrupted the momentum coming out of… Read More