LinkedIn is the reason Apple made the M1 chip

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was good fun not only because we had the whole team toget

Piano raises $88M for analytics, subscription and personalization tools for publishers, adds LinkedIn as investor

As publishers face up to whatever might be their next existential crisis — there are so many options from which to choose, including Substack stealing all their writers; or Clubhouse pulling in

Piano acquires analytics company AT Internet

Piano is expanding its platform for digital publishers with the acquisition of AT Internet, a 25-year-old analytics company based in France. Even if you don’t recognize Piano as a company, TechCrunc

Roli’s newest instrument, the Lumi, helps you learn to play piano with lights

There has been a longstanding gulf between the consumption of music and the creation of it: not everyone has the time or money to spend on lessons and instruments, and for those in school, many music

Piano teams up with True[x] to combine advertising and paywalls

Nearly every online publisher has launched or announced a paywall — but of course, even the ones that are successful won’t convince every reader, or even the majority of readers, to sign up. N

The ONE Smart Keyboard Pro lets you tickle the ivories with ease

While the ONE Smart Keyboard Pro doesn’t have a sweet demo tune nor can it play barking dog Jingle Bells without some help, it can teach you or your kids how to play piano. The elegant keyboard

Piano’s new Composer makes it easy for publishers to create a targeted paywall experience

Publisher tools and paywall company Piano is announcing a new tool that could give publishers more freedom to experiment with paywalls and other business models. The company was created last year fro

JoyTunes Lands $1.5M, Releases New App To Help You Learn To Play Instruments Through Interactive Mobile Games

Founded in 2010, Israeli startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.joytunes.com/">JoyTunes</a> has been on a mission to become the Rosetta Stone of music -- to help those looking to learn play an in

JoyTunes Wants To Teach You To Play Real Instruments With Interactive Video Games

Today at the <a target="_blank" href="http://launchedu.co/">LAUNCH Education Conference</a> in Mountain View, an Israeli startup named <a target="_blank" href="http://www.joytunes.com/">JoyTunes</a> s

Convert your old piano and electric keyboard into something worse

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/piano.jpg" />This piano was created by separating the keys out of an electric keyboard from the controls, to make the controls face uprig

Control Yourself! Windows XP Sounds On A Piano

So the only thing cooler than a dude using Windows XP is a dude playing sounds from XP on his Piano. This douchewad goes and runs the gamut with sounds from Windows XP. He does everything from “

Release Your Inner Rick Wakeman: Roll-up USB Keyboard

If you’re an accomplished pianist and want to take your keyboarding with you on the go, this $30 cheap-ass USB keyboard might just do the trick. It rolls up for portability and rolls out the jams fo