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Lawrence Lessig’s Campaign Reform Push Comes To A Head This Friday

Lawrence Lessig, an American intellectual and activist, recently launched a political action committee (PAC) called Mayday PAC, with the goal of electing members to Congress who are in favor of campai

Silicon Valley Moguls Push For Campaign Finance Reform

When it comes to big money in politics, a group of tech magnates is fighting fire with fire — or super PAC with super PAC — according to a report from Reuters. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, U

The Best Amazon Fire Phone Features You Won’t Get In Any Other Phone

Today, Amazon introduced the long-rumored <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/06/18/amazon-announces-the-fire-phone/">Fire Phone</a>. It has the killer 3D effects that everyone anticipated. But

Amazon’s Mayday Service On Fire Phone Means It Might Be Able To Sell Its Unique New Features

Amazon has brought Mayday to the Fire Phone, it announced today. The Mayday service offers one-tap access to customer service agents who can talk to phone users via video chat, and take over the scree

Kindle Fire Mayday Customer Service Provides Angry Birds Walkthroughs, Dragon Drawings

Amazon’s Kindle Fire Mayday service launched eight months ago, and in not quite a year it’s already the first place Kindle Fire HDX users go when they’re seeking support and advice o

ShowKit Brings Mayday-Style Customer Support To Any App

When Amazon launched MayDay on the Fire tablet, thousands of sons-in-law breathed a sigh of relief. The same should be true today, as ShowKit launches out of private beta on the Disrupt Stage. The

Salesforce Debuts Its Answer To Amazon’s Mayday: An SOS Button For Mobile App Support

Salesforce has poured a lot of investment into social and mobile products to make sure that its suite of cloud-based CRM services continues to find audiences where consumers are engaging online the mo

Amazon Faces High-Stakes Challenge In Scaling Mayday On-Demand Support

What happens when it's easier to call tech support than to Google your problem? Amazon might discover the costly answer to that question depending on how much the owners of its new <a href="https://be

Amazon Continues To Quietly Build The Enterprise-Optimized Tablet With New Kindle HD And HDX

Amazon's Kindle line of Android-powered tablets, which sport a modified version of Google's OS that the online book seller is developing on its own, is looking more and more like a bunch of enterprise

Amazon Introduces Mayday, A Unique And Amazingly Useful Live Tech Support System For Kindle

Live support has always been a dream for major retailers. While chat solutions already exist, today Amazon announced a new support service available on Kindle HD products called Mayday. It is a single