Vodafone and Canonical Release a Webbook in South Africa

Vodaphone and Canonical today announced the Vodacom "Webbook", the fruit of a joint effort to develop a low-cost mobile computing solution for South Africa. Most of the specs are about what you'd expe

Tim Cook: Yeah, The iPad Is Eating Mac Sales… But It’s Probably Eating Way More PCs

Look out, Windows-based PCs: the iPad is gettin' ready to gobble you up. At least, so suggests Apple's newly settled CEO, Tim Cook. Early on in this afternoon's earnings call, Cook touched on the s

After 400 Million Downloads, Angry Birds Introduces New Bird; Movie Confirmed

Well, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/rovio-mobile">Rovio</a> doesn't need much of an introduction: It's the company behind the now ubiquitous game that features everybody's favorite affron

Mary Meeker’s 2011 Presentation On Internet Trends [Slides]

Kleiner Perkins partner and former Morgan Stanley analyst <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/mary-meeker">Mary Meeker</a> has taken the stage here at Web 2.0 Summit to present on Internet trend

Waze secures $30m in funding, hits 7 million users

BREAKING: Waze, social satnav which turns driving into a game, has raised $30 million in further funding. Investing is Hong Kong billionaire Mr. Li Ka Shing of Horizons Ventures Hong Kong and the Klei

FTC Privacy Czar To Entrepreneurs: “If You Don’t Want To See Us, Don’t Collect Data You Don’t Need”

<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Vladeck">David Vladeck</a>, The Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection (a wing of the FTC), was appointed by the Chairman of the FTC, Jon Leibowitz,

Intel’s Q3 Results: PC And Cloud Growth, Atom Market Continues To Shrink

Intel has released their Q3 financials, and for the most part it's good news for their investors. Their revenue (GAAP) was a record $14.2bn, up $3.1bn from last year's Q3. Gross margin is down by 2.6%

As iPhone Sales Dip Ahead Of 4S, Apple’s Earnings Fall Below Street Expectations

Apple has just announced their Q4 2011 earnings. As <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/18/more-record-breaking-numbers-ahead-apple-q4-earnings-arrive-today/">expected</a>, they're big — bu

More Supply Line Leaks Hint At Smaller iPad

The rumor that was making its way around before the iPad 2 debut last year is back for an encore. At the time, it was <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/08/17/the-7-inch-ipad-rumor-rears-its-se

Yahoo Q3 Revenue Down 5 Percent To $1.07B; Net Income Down 26 Percent To $293M

Video: Hands-On With Motorola’s iPod Nano Challenger, The MOTO ACTV

This morning, Motorola dropped a bit of a surprise with the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/18/motorola-announces-the-motoactv-smart-watch/">MOTO ACTV</a>, an iPod Nano-esque thimble of a

Fantasy Shopper Gamifies Window Shopping. Addicts Beware.

A new venture backed by European Seed accelerator HackFWD has launched today. <a href="http://www.fantasyshopper.com">Fantasy Shopper</a> is a new social shopping game where players discover and share

Ben Horowitz: “Facebook Is The Best-Run Company In Technology”

Today, at the Web 2.0 Summit, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/ben-horowitz">Ben Horowitz</a>, the former co-founder and CEO of Opsware and founding partner of well-known venture capital firm

Jotly Parodies Our Mobile, Local, Social App Obsession

Forget about rating restaurants and bars - now you can rate everything! According to <a href="http://jotly.co/">this website</a>, Jotly is a new startup that lets you rate everything in your life and

Foursquare CEO On Google And Facebook Closing In: “It Is Stressful.”

After talking scale and product at Web 2.0 Summit, moderator John Heilemann started asking CEO Dennis Crowley about the competitive landscape. "Has Groupon made your life difficult?" Then Heileman

Lollihop: It’s Like Birchbox, But For Healthy Snacks

I'm a Clif Bar fiend. Cool Mint Chocolate's my current favorite, but mainstays like Chocolate Chip and Crunchy Peanut Butter suit me just fine. But sometimes as I bite into one of these super-effic

Solaria Announces Partnership With Service Provider Meteocontrol

Solar manufacturer <a href="http://www.solaria.com/">Solaria</a> and solar performance monitoring software and hardware provider <a href="http://www.meteocontrol.com">meteocontrol</a> have today annou

Street By 50 Over-The-Ear Headphones Pictured And Detailed

SMS Audio is gear up to launch 50 Cent's headphone line. The top-tier wireless cans leaked (which eventually lead to their official release) but the company just released pics and technicial info on t

Bill Gross Explains What’s Different About Chime.in: “You Can Follow A Part Of A Person”

Bill Gross was just on stage to officially introduce UberMedia's latest product, <a href="http://chime.in/">Chime.in</a>. The app <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/17/ubermedia-quietly-ina

Watch The 2011 Web 2.0 Summit Day Two Live

We’re at the Palace Hotel for day two of for <a href="http://www.web2summit.com/web2011">the 2011 Web 2.0 Summit</a>, where the lineup for the next three days consists of almost everyone on the enti
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