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Amazon has shut down its Clubhouse competitor’s live radio app Amp almost 18 months after its launch. The app allowed users to play DJ and provide commentary alongside playing tracks.…

Amazon turns off the volume on Amp, its live radio app

At the height of the COVID-19 health crisis, when many of us — forced by quarantine rules and social distancing guidelines — were locked indoors and away from public spaces,…

Remember Amazon’s Clubhouse competitor? That’s okay — neither does almost anybody else

Crypto exchange Coinbase is facing an SEC probe into whether it illegally sold securities. So did it?

If it walks like a dog and barks like a dog, perhaps it’s actually a digital asset security

Take a few minutes right now to score two-for-one passes to TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco on October 18-20. This holiday flash-sale won’t last forever. In fact, it ends today,…

Today, last chance to snap up a TechCrunch Disrupt two-for-one ticket

Recycling is an essential — if not particularly glamorous — part of fighting climate change. It’s no secret that the world has a serious trash problem. The U.S. alone generates…

CEOs at AMP Robotics, Novoloop and Nth Cycle will discuss disrupting recycling at TC Sessions: Climate

Brave announced in a blog post that it’s rolling out a new “De-AMP” feature that automatically bypasses Google’s Accelerate Mobile Pages (AMP) and instead takes users straight to original websites.…

Brave’s latest feature automatically bypasses Google AMP pages

Amazon’s Clubhouse competitor has arrived. The retail giant on Tuesday launched a new mobile app called Amp, which allows people to create live “radio shows” where they can act as…

Amazon launches a ‘live radio’ app, Amp, which lets you play DJ with music and call-ins

The company’s email production tool essentially takes the tips and tricks from people designing email well and makes it widely accessible.

Dyspatch helps companies create emails you’ll actually want to open

Diversity and inclusion are slowly, slowly moving away from being an afterthought (or worse, a no-thought) in the tech world. And to underscore the new attention the area is getting…

Stark raises $1.5M for a toolkit that helps developers and others create more inclusive design

Publishers don’t always love Google’s AMP pages, but readers surely appreciate their speed, and while publishers are loath to give Google more power, virtually every major site now supports this…

Google starts rolling out better AMP URLs

Google today officially launched AMP for Email, its effort to turn emails from static documents into dynamic, web page-like experiences. AMP for Email is coming to Gmail, but other major…

Google makes emails more dynamic with AMP for Email

Google’s AMP project is not uncontroversial. Users often love it because it makes mobile sites load almost instantly. Publishers often hate it because they feel like they are giving Google…

Google promises publishers an alternative to AMP

AMP for email is a terrible idea

4:17 pm PST • February 13, 2018

Google just announced a plan to “modernize” email, allowing “engaging, interactive, and actionable email experiences.” Does that sound like a terrible idea to anyone else? It sure sounds like a…

AMP for email is a terrible idea

Google’s AMP format has always been about making mobile pages render faster. But Google is now taking it beyond posts, recipes and how-to articles. First, the company launched the new…

Google wants to use AMP to make email more interactive

For the most part, Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages project was about what its name implies: accelerating mobile pages. Unsurprisingly, that mostly meant quickly loading and rendering existing articles on news…

Google takes AMP beyond basic posts with its new story format

AMP — Google’s collaborative project to speed up the loading time for mobile web pages — is getting an interesting acceleration of its own today. Relay Media, a company founded…

Google acquires Relay Media to convert ordinary web pages to AMP pages

When Google launched its AMP project about a year and a half ago, the focus was squarely on speeding up mobile web pages, with a special emphasis on news sites.…

Google brings expanded AMP support to search and display ads

As Google looks for ways to keep people using its own mobile search to discover content — in competition with apps and other services like Facebook’s Instant Articles — the company…

Google’s AMP now powers 2B+ mobile pages and 900K domains, loads 2x faster

Google today is rolling out a change to its AMP integration in Google Search that will let you view, copy and share the publisher’s own link to the webpage in question, instead…

Google fixes a big problem with AMP, now lets you view and share a publisher’s own links

Google is making a number of ad partner announcements around its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) format today. The idea behind AMP is to speed up the mobile web experience for…

Google partners with Cloudflare and TripleLift to improve AMP ads

Bing, the search engine Microsoft pays you to use, is jumping on the AMP bandwagon. The open source AMP format is essentially Google’s version of Facebook’s Instant Articles and its stripped down…

Microsoft’s Bing mobile apps get support for Google’s AMP

Six months after launching AMP for news stories in its mobile search results, Google today announced the next step for the project: moving AMP beyond news and bringing it to other…

Google’s AMP project expands beyond news

AMP, which is essentially Google’s answer to Facebook’s fast-loading Instant Pages, first launched on Google’s mobile search results pages but it’s now being integrated into a wider number of products.…

Google is bringing new ad types to AMP, including those annoying flying carpet ads

Google launched an updated version of its Google app for iOS today. Typically, these are minor updates, but today’s version brings a couple of interesting new features to the app.…

Google app for iOS gets support for AMP and keyboard shortcuts

Google’s plan to accelerate the mobile web – also known as the “Accelerated Mobile Pages Project” or AMP, for short – now has a launch date. The company said this…

Google’s Plan To Accelerate The Mobile Web Will Go Live In February

The Amp is many things to many people. The iPhone-compatible device clicks over your device and offers a backup batter, dual speakers, and, for the audiophile out there, a noise…

SoundFocus Wants To Make The iPhone Case For Audiophiles
Hardware

Orb releases a mini Speaker/Amp combo

12:34 pm PST • February 25, 2010

Orb, a small company in New York, makes odd-looking speakers with some great sound. They just announced a small speaker/amp combo for $299 which includes two speakers and an optional…

Hardware

Tube amplifier-shaped USB speaker

8:21 am PST • December 31, 2009

Tube or valve amplifiers are electronic amplifiers that make use of vacuum tubes to boost the power of a signal. They’ve been around for decades, and some audio freaks still…

Hardware

Vox amPlug headphone amps

7:00 pm PST • December 20, 2009

It’s a well known fact of life that creativity flows better when the sun is down. The best essays are written the night before class, the best coding is done…

Victor JVC has announced [JP] a new home theater sound system for the Japanese market today, consisting of a set of two speakers (SP-FT1/FT2) and the corresponding amplifier (AX-FT1/FT2). And…