Facebook’s wearable glasses can succeed where Google Glass flopped

While Google tried to invent the design of its new glasses — using its imagination about what people wanted -- Facebook leveraged a design that already has some certainties around it.

By keeping its head in the cloud, Microsoft makes it rain on shareholders

Thanks in part to its colossal cloud business, Microsoft earnings are drenching shareholders in dollars. For the quarter ending March 31, 2018, the tech ringer from Redmond saw its revenue increase to

The Zune Marketplace Will Be Dead Within 9 Days

Alas poor Zune, you are dead. Microsoft has stretched out the end of Zune over such a long time that I feel that we have called it RIP for years. Here's what I consider the <a target="_blank" href="ht

Microsoft Puts The Zune Down The Memory Hole

We already knew the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/zune/">Zune</a> was <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/03/14/r-i-p-microsoft-zune-2006-2011/">pretty much dead and gone</a> —

Zune HD Gets A Handful Of New Apps

Yes, you read the headline correctly. The <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/09/18/review-zune-hd/">Zune HD</a>, which was recently <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/03/14/r-i-p-microsoft

Zune Team: Chill Out About The Zune's Death

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/alive.png" />Yesterday's <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/03/14/r-i-p-microsoft-zune-2006-2011/">widely-propagated reports</a> tha

R.I.P. Microsoft Zune, 2006-2011

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/zune-HD-009-620x412.jpg" />Bloomberg is <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-03-14/microsoft-said-to-stop-releasing-new-zune-model

Microsoft Planning Successor To Zune Service?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/zune.png" />Some rumblings at Microsoft regarding the future of their music and video services have been detailed by Mary Jo Foley, Micro

Is Microsoft Prepping For A Zune Retirement Party?

The world needed the Zune. Hell, Apple needed the Zune. Microsoft better not kill off the Zune. Too bad it’s already as good as cooked. Bye bye, Zune. We’ll miss you. As Mary-Jo Foley poin

WP7 Connector Syncs Zunes To Your Mac (Unofficially)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Zune-HD.png" />Mac users have been asking for years for a version of <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/Zune/">Zune</a> for OS X, eve

Zune Annual Pass Gives You 120 Keepers and A Year Of Zune For $150

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/zuneyear.png" />The <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/Zune/">Zune </a>Pass is a tempting one for a lot of people, though to be sure

Zune Expands Media Services In Many, Many Countries

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/23206-europe_map_locator.jpg" />The world of media distribution is a bad place to be right now. What with major labels all wanting everyt

Zune HD Refresh Rumors Interrupt Apple's Day

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/zunebam.jpg" />These rumors aren't exactly the most substantiated we've ever seen, but to be honest, I'd report if a bird flew in my wind

Despite Numerous Legal Choices, Music Industry Still Blames Piracy For Its Woes

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/arcadefirets.jpg" />Years ago, the music industry could have blamed falling album sales on piracy. “Nobody’s buying the latest Chingy

iTunes catches up with Zune

This emerging story about how iTunes is bravely entering the cloud cracks me up. Haven’t we been doing wireless sync, and direct streaming for a couple years now with Zune? It’s funny how

Zune HD 64GB available early

<img alt="" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/zune-hd-31-620x412.jpg" />Good news if you were waiting on the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/Zune/">Zune</a> 64. It just

Zune Firmware 4.5 hits the streets

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/zune-hd-31-620x412.jpg" />Microsoft just dropped the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/zune/">Zune</a> 4.5 firmware update, and it l

64GB Zune hits the streets

To follow up with earlier rumors we’re happy to report that the Zune HD 64GB is now a reality. Microsoft just announced the Zune HD 64GB for $349.99, available April 12, just outside of the even

Microsoft to introduce Zune Phone with Windows Mobile 7 at MWC

If there is one rumor that tends to come and go and agonizes Windows Mobile fans, it’s the one about a Zune phone. Although it’s not officially confirmed, Gizmodo has it on good word that

PSA: Zune system to go down at 10PM Pacific

Just wanted to give you all a heads up, we got an email stating that the Zune system is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting in about an hour, and will be down all night. You should still be able
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