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  • Crunch Report | Doppler Labs Shuts Down

    Doppler Labs shuts down, Sony releases V2 of the robot dog Aibo and Robinhood now has a web version. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Box introduces desktop app Box Drive

    Box introduces desktop app Box Drive

    Box just made it a little easier to access your files while you’re at your computer. The company is introducing Box Drive, a desktop application that works on Windows and MacOS. People will be able to create, edit, find and share files without pulling up a web browser. This is the “final frontier,” CEO Aaron Levie told TechCrunch. With Box Drive, you’ll have… Read More

  • Apple’s new iMacs are now powerful enough to support VR

    Apple’s new iMacs are now powerful enough to support VR

    Apple just refreshed their iMac line, and while the external design will stay the same, the company has put a ton of effort into refreshing the insides to make them competitive with other professional-grade computers. Read More

  • Crunch Report | Zoom CEO Eric Yuan Raised $100 Millon

    Hanging out with the CEO of Zoom Eric Yuan and talking about the most recent investment for Sequoia for $100 million, LinkedIn’s major desktop update, and the NHTSA fully exonerates Tesla’s AutoPilot. All this on Crunch Report Read More

  • Crunch Report | Instagram Shoppable Photos

    Today’s Stories  Instagram tests shoppable photo tags Google launches Tango AR smartphone system
    Mobile internet use passes desktop for the first time, study finds Sony’s profit down 86% but its costly mobile business has been shored up Will.i.am is back with another weird gadget Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John Mannes
    Hosted and edited by: Tito Hamze
    Filmed by: Joe Zolnoski
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  • New Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps arrive for Windows 10

    New Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps arrive for Windows 10

    After Facebook’s stellar quarter, which sees users spending massive amounts of time on its mobile apps, including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram, the company announced this morning it’s bringing this popular trio of apps to Windows 10. Facebook and Messenger are now rolling out to Windows 10 on the desktop and Instagram is arriving on Windows 10 mobile. As you may expect… Read More

  • Mozilla Wants To Split Off Its Thunderbird Email/Chat Client, Says Mitchell Baker Memo

    Mozilla Wants To Split Off Its Thunderbird Email/Chat Client, Says Mitchell Baker Memo

    The Mozilla Foundation looks like it’s about to take another step in its bid to sharpen its focus on development around its Firefox browser. Mozilla now wants to once and for all hive off support for Thunderbird, the free email, chat and news client it first developed in 2004 but effectively stopped directly updating in in 2012. The plans were revealed in a company-wide memo penned… Read More

  • Google To The Yahoo Rescue

    Google To The Yahoo Rescue

    Yahoo had a profit miss for Q3, causing shares to drop, but there was a gem in the release that should make investors very happy. The company says that it reached a search agreement this month with search giant Google, CEO Marissa Mayer’s old stomping grounds. It’s a three-year, non-exclusive agreement that covers both mobile and desktop audiences here and abroad. Here’s… Read More

  • Apple Patent Details A Siri For Mac That Acts As A Virtual “Third Hand”

    Apple Patent Details A Siri For Mac That Acts As A Virtual “Third Hand”

    Apple has a new patent application published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider) which details a desktop incarnation of its Siri virtual assistant. The iOS Siri software has long been something observers have expected to make the jump to OS X, but so far, only its voice dictation component has crossed the virtual divide. Now, this patent articulates in great detail how Siri on the Mac… Read More