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Taylor Swift’s new app, The Swift Life, is out now

In the midst of an reputational makeover, Taylor Swift is debuting a brand new app called The Swift Life. The app is a dedicated social network for Swift’s fans, letting them communicate with ea

Why the YouTube of AR won’t be YouTube

Matt Miesnieks Contributor Matt Miesnieks is a partner at Super Ventures. More posts by this contributor The product design challenges of AR on smartphones A couple of years ago when I was working at

Taylor Swift’s new Glu Mobile app is a dedicated social network for her fans

Glu Mobile, the gaming company responsible for hits like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and bombs like Nicki Minaj: Empire is at it again with The Swift Life, an app that’s all about the one and only

Crunch Report | SoftBank Buys Boston Dynamics

SoftBank is buying Boston Dynamics, Pandora sells 16% of company to SiriusXM and Taylor Swift is coming back to music streaming. All this on Crunch Report.

Taylor Swift embraces streaming, brings full catalog to Spotify and more

After breaking up in 2014, Taylor Swift and Spotify are getting back together. To celebrate her album 1989 hitting 10 million records sold and her selling 100 million total songs, today the pop singer

Kim’s Snapchat Story, Taylor’s Instagram, and all the 1’s and 0’s in between

Not-so-breaking news from the world of celebrity gossip: Kimye and T-Swift are at it again! And with this particular stage of the celebrity feud, we are given an amazing opportunity to look at how soc

Taylor Swift and other big names join the music industry’s campaign against YouTube

The music industry is ramping up its campaign against YouTube . Musicians, including Katy Perry and Billy Joel, sent a petition earlier this year to the U.S. Copyright Office to amend the Digital Mil

Glu Mobile Pins Its Hopes On New Taylor Swift Game

Glu Mobile, the mobile gaming company behind recent app store hits like the once-viral “Kim Kardashian” Hollywood,” and who recently took a stake in top trivia game QuizUp, is hoping

Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour Film Is Apple Music’s Secret Weapon

That didn't take long. Just one week after <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2015/12/13/taylor-swift-will-launch-a-concert-documentary-exclusively-on-apple-music/">announcing</a> that Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Will Launch A Concert Documentary Exclusively On Apple Music

After a series of back-and-forths between Apple and Taylor Swift over royalties, a near-break up between the superstar and Apple Music and a final mea culpa between the two, Swift is now planning on r

GoFundMe Learns The Taylor Swift Principle

Once in a while (a lot, actually), part-time Apple blogger and musician Taylor Swift likes to give to a charitable cause. She likes hanging out with kids who are in the hospital, too. She likes disrup

11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

This week, Taylor Swift went head to head with Apple, anti-Uber protests took place in France, and Amazon Echo went up for pre-order. These are the stories to catch you up on everything that happened

Taylor Swift Confirms 1989 Will Now Be On Apple Music

Taylor Swift has confirmed on Twitter that after Apple decided to pay artists for music streamed during their Apple Music three-month free trial period, she will indeed be offering 1989 (her latest al

SwiftGate And The Future Of Music

At last the dust is settling around SwiftGate. For those of you who missed (or avoided) the saga, it all began in early November when Taylor Swift pulled all of her music off Spotify. Spotify lighthea

The Internet Is The Best Thing Ever To Happen To Songwriters

Ever since, Taylor Swift decided to give Spotify the boot, under the auspices of helping songwriters, there has been a conversation suggesting that there was somehow a golden age for songwriters when

Taylor Swift Would Have Made $6M This Year On Spotify (1989 Pulled In $12M In 1st Week)

Taylor Swift may have thought she’d ended the conversation about her music and its place on streaming services after dismissively calling them a “grand experiment” and pulling trac

CrunchWeek: Taylor Swift Shakes Off Spotify, Sean Rad Gets Demoted

This week New York-based TechCrunchers Jordan Crook and Anthony Ha Skyped in to chat about Taylor Swift removing her back catalog of music from Spotify and Sean Rad's removal from the CEO position at

Taylor Swift Explains Why She Knew Spotify Was Trouble

Taylor, I’ma let you finish but… Spotify is still one of the best music streaming services of all time. Now that I got that off my chest, let’s take a look at tall musician Taylor Sw

Taylor Swift Doesn’t Want Me To Listen To Her New Album On Spotify. Not So Swift.

I love streaming music and I'm an avid user of Spotify for this purpose. I was pretty delighted when I saw that Taylor Swift's new album "Red" was available for listening when I opened up the app. I l