Apple Passes 45B Total Unique App Downloads At A Rate Of 800 Per Second With Over $9B Paid To Devs

Apple took time to update investors on the status of its ecosystem on today's call, revealing that it has crossed the 45 billion total app download mark, just over four months after it crossed the 40

Apple’s Q2 2013 In Charts

Apple just released its fiscal Q2 2013 earnings, and as always there's plenty to dig into. In case you're more of a visual learner (or just don't have the time to read through multiple posts), take a

Apple’s iCloud Grew 20 Percent In Q2, To 300M Users

Apple announced today that it now has 300 million users for iCloud, up 20 percent from the 250 million that it <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/23/apple-icloud-250m/">announced in January<

Jive Software’s New Take On Corporate Blogging And A Handy Web Anywhere Tool

Last week,  Jive Software‘s Oudi Antebi came by the house to show off the company’s new platform. I don’t usually have people stop by for briefings but he was insistent, so I agreed

Apple Will Initiate Share Repurchases To Increase Dividends (And Boost Apple Shares)

Apple now has $145 billion in cash and it needs to do something about it. That’s why Apple CEO Tim Cook just announced during the earnings call that the company will initiate a stock buyback. It

Apple CEO Tim Cook: “We Acknowledge That Our Growth Rate Has Slowed”

Apple CEO Tim Cook made a very candid introduction remark during the earnings call. “We acknowledge that our growth rate has slowed,” Cook said. He then said that Apple has experienced &#8

Apple Sells 37.4M iPhones And 19.5M iPads In Q2, Tablet Business Shows 65% YOY Growth

Apple has just <a target="_blank" href="http://www.marketwatch.com/story/apple-reports-second-quarter-results-2013-04-23">released</a> its Q2 2013 earnings report, announcing sales of 37.4 million iPh

Smartphones Are Dominating At AT&T

AT&T just released its first-quarter financial statement. Things are looking good at Ma Bell where profits are up although revenue missed expectations. The company managed to get more consumers to

Apple Sells 3.95M Macs In Q2 2013, Nearly Flat From Q2 2012 And Down 1.25% Sequentially

Apple's Mac sales continued to slide this quarter, as Apple sold only 3.95 million computers running OS X, down just over 1 percent from the 4.1 million they sold in Q1 2013, and pretty much flat comp

Apple’s Pile Of Cash Is Still Growing, Up 6% To $145 Billion

Apple now has $145 billion in cash on hand — a 5.8 percent increase over the past three months. The company last reported that they had $137.1 billion in cash back on December 30. To put this in

Apple Beats In Q2 2013, Posts First YOY Earnings Decline Since 2003: $43.6B In Revenue, $9.5B In Profit, EPS Of $10.09

Apple has been the subject of plenty of financial scrutiny (perhaps even more so than usual) recently, and now all that speculation has come to a head. The Cupertino company has just released its <

Facebook Acqhires Team From HTML5 Game Platform Spaceport.io, Which Will Keep Running

Spaceport.io has just announced that part of its team, but not its technology, is moving to Facebook, and the social network has confirmed the talent deal to me. But instead of shutting down, Spacepor

After Helping Launch Facebook Home, Charles Jolley Leaves To Join Battery Ventures As EIR To Work On His Next Mobile Startup

Charles Jolley, head of product for Facebook’s mobile platform and a key member of the Facebook Home team, who joined Facebook when it acquired his startup Strobe in November 2011, has left the

Trulia Launches Redesigned iPad App With Improved Navigation, Listing Pages And Maps

The U.S. real estate market is seeing a bit of a rebound right now and, with it, real estate-related online services like Zillow, Redfin and Trulia and newcomers like Houzz are also getting back in

TechCrunch Giveaway: Last Two Free Tickets To Disrupt NY

TechCrunch Disrupt NY is right around the corner. Everything kicks off this weekend in New York with the Hackathon starting on Saturday and going through the night until Sunday afternoon. The main eve

Google Buys Wavii For North Of $30 Million

Google has finally closed the deal on <a target="_blank" href="http://www.wavii.com">Wavii</a>, a natural language processing startup, for a price that is more than $30 million, we're hearing from a l

Native Ad Startup Nativo Raises $3.5M Round Led By Greycroft

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.nativo.net">Nativo</a>, a startup aiming to make it easy for online publishers to run sponsored content, and for advertisers to distribute that content, has raised

Y Combinator of Education, Imagine K12, Raises A “Start Fund” Of Its Own, Brings Funding For Each Startup To $100K

According to <a target="_blank" href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203935604577065030293530806.html">Y Combinator's estimates</a>, today, there are more than 100 startup accelerators

MuleSoft Buys Programmable Web From Alcatel-Lucent, Marking The Telco’s Departure From A Core API Community

MuleSoft has acquired Programmable Web from Alcatel-Lucent effectively marking the telecommunication company’s exit from a core API community. For MuleSoft, a data integration company, the deal

AP Twitter Hack Preceded By A Phishing Attempt, News Org Says

The AP Twitter hack which sent the stock market briefly crashing was caused by a phishing attack, according to the AP. The news organization now says the attack on Twitter was “preceded by a ph
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