Crunch Report | AppDynamics Acquired for $3.7 Billion

Cisco acquires AppDynamics for $3.7 billion, Facebook launches a Snapchat story clone in its app in Ireland, Amazon owns more of its shipping logistics, Apple isnt giving up on India, and Apple hires

Secret And Whisper Get Their Own Chinese Clones

Secret and Whisper have hit a dubious benchmark of success. Both have been cloned by developers in China. Secret posted about its Chinese duplicate this weekend, while Tech In Asia was the first Engli

When Is It More Than Inspiration? Burner CEO Calls Out Hushed As An “Obvious Clone”

Sometimes it's hard to pinpoint what's a clone, what's iterative and what's just inspiration. This is but one example. Greg Cohn, the CEO of <a target="_blank" href="">Burner</a

Latest iPhone 4 Clone Looks Close To The Real Thing

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Send in the clones: Shanzhai's version of the Nokia C2 is out there

There’s been rumors floating around about the existence of a Nokia C2, but there really hasn’t been any kind of reliable siting, and a phone with a rotatable screen just seems a bit off. T

Chinese clone the iPad, add a keyboard

Well know that’s an abonination. This Chinese crazy pad runs Windows and has a 10-inch screen running an Antom N450 processor. There’s no telling if this thing actually runs or not –

Yet another new e-book reader – this one looks vaguely familiar

<img src="" />Looks like 2010 is turning out to be the year of the e-book reader. I'm not sure at what point these are going to stop be

Despite appearances, the PinPhone is not an iPhone

<img src="" />Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, yadda yadda yadda. Here we have the latest -- and perhaps greatest --

A peek under the hood of a netbook

<img src="" alt="netbook teardown" title="netbook teardown" />One might think that netbooks and similar ultracompact laptops h

In mother Russia, fake iPhones are as empty as vodka bottles

Curious what’s powering that inexpensive iPhone on Ebay shipping from Moscow? Hopefully, it isn’t what’s in this Russian iPhone clone. Nothing but a steel bar for weight and a little

New Mysterious Mac Clone Retailer Takes Over From Psystar

A week ago we reported that Apple had finally filed suit against Mac clone maker Psystar. Apple claimed that Psystar was trading on the Apple brand and illegally releasing the Mac OS X operating syste

Creative clones the Flip?

Gadget Lab seems to think so based on the product page of the Vado listed on The specs and description do reveal striking similarities to the popular Flip. A 2-inch screen is an improvement ov

$399 Leopard machine from small company, potential lawsuit magnet

A company called Psystar is promising a $399 “Leopard-compatible” PC with OS X pre-installed. No one has verified these claims but there’s some talk that it’s a variant of the