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Report: Smartphone owners are using 9 apps per day, 30 per month

Smartphone users are spending more time in apps than in years past, and now access over 30 apps on a monthly basis, according to a new report from App Annie out this week. These 30 apps work out to be

Twitter traffic doubled, Facebook up by 30% on election night

Social media usage spiked on election night in America, but overall, internet traffic was down – likely the result of people tuning in to watch election coverage on television, instead of onlin

Pokémon Go’s retention rates, average revenue per user are double the industry average

New data released this morning on the mobile phenomenon Pokémon Go shows that the popular game isn’t only the biggest in U.S. history – it’s also breaking records when it comes to

Pokémon Go installed on more devices than Candy Crush, LinkedIn, Lyft, Tinder & more

Still fascinated by the viral spread of Pokémon Go? So are we. The app on Monday topped Twitter’s daily users, and has people spending more minutes per day playing the game than browsing Face

Pokémon Go tops Twitter’s daily users, sees more engagement than Facebook

Pokémon Go has quickly become one of the most viral mobile applications of all time. The game is now the biggest ever in the U.S.; it has now topped Twitter's daily users, and it sees people spending

Twitch’s Users Watch More Video In A Month, On Average, Than Typical YouTube Users Do

Twitch, the Amazon-owned video game streaming site, has been growing in popularity as more of today's younger users look to online video instead of traditional television for entertainment. Today, the

Twitter User Growth Will Come From Asia-Pacific – Region Accounting For 40% Of Users By 2018

Figures out this morning from eMarketer estimate Twitter’s growth to continue in the double-digits through 2018, with the Asia-Pacific region playing a large part in that growth trend. Today, Tw

Kickstarter Funded Nearly 4,500 Projects To The Tune Of $112 Million Last Quarter

Kickstarter published its first quarter report yesterday - a <a target="_blank" href="https://www.kickstarter.com/blog/2014-the-first-quarter-in-numbers">tongue-in-cheek but data-filled blog post</a>

Evasi0n By The Numbers: 2 Days In, Cydia Usage Jumps To Over 4M Devices, Jailbreak Website Sees 5M Uniques

You would be forgiven if you thought jailbreaking was dead. There hadn't been a good, untethered jailbreak for iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 running the current version of the iOS operating system for some ti

Instagram Reports 90M Monthly Active Users, 40M Photos Per Day And 8500 Likes Per Second

Instagram reported a few usage stats today, marking the first time it has talked about numbers on its own site since the kerfuffle raised over its terms of service change following the Facebook buy-ou

Twitter Releases Numbers Related To Hurricane Sandy: More Than 20M Tweets Sent During Its Peak

As you know, the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/10/29/google-adds-power-outage-information-to-its-hurricane-sandy-crisis-map/">devastation of Hurricane Sandy</a> has hit millions. Many turn

Statistics prove the obvious: The Internet is for porn

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/smileyface.jpg" />What is the Internet for? It's certainly not for education or the betterment of humankind. No... No, the Internet is fo

Study: Internet radio reaching 32% of households, e-readers are hot

L.E.K.’s Media Consumption Survey polled over 2,000 consumers, asking them about their general media “diet,” from ereaders to online video. The results? Ereaders are big, older folks

See what’s hot in the iTunes app store with Medialets

Looking for the perfect site for tracking the stats of all the apps in your Fantasy iPhone League? Do such leagues even exist?? Who knows?! At any rate, a site called Medialets.com has up to date stat

New study shows that many pirates would buy movies if they couldn't pirate

An interesting study (PDF) carried out by an organization called Futuresource Consulting (and sponsored by Macrovision, for you tin foil hat types) just showed up in our inbox claiming that consumers

PDAs of our past, it's been real

Remember PDAs? Those nifty little handheld tablets that let you track appointments and set to-do lists? Yah, we do too, and they seem like an artifact from yesterrday. With the rise of the smartphone,

CEA: 1/3 of US Households to be HD by Next Year

So now that we’re almost exactly half-way through 2007, it’s time to start looking at the holiday shopping season. While iPhones and new Zunes and stuff will get most of the attention, the

iPhone Research: Who Exactly Will Wait In Line For One?

Professional researchers (that is, not fake ones like us) put together a little survey to see just who would be willing to wait in line for an iPhone come June 29. Not surprisingly, you’ll see a

Tubearoo.com Predicting Death Of Basic Cable?

http://www.tubearoo.com/player/spiked_player.swf?file=http://www.tubearoo.com/videocodes/84608/data.xml&auto_play=false Tubearoo.com, a popular(?) video-sharing site, shot out a press release tod