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Welcome to the post-app world?

By |April 30th, 2016|

 As instant messaging and voice control takes off, it increasingly seems that apps are not the solution for everything. Read More Source: News

Digital magazine company Issuu is now a collaboration platform, too

By |April 30th, 2016|

 Digital media company Issuu has been trying to offer a better way to present content online. Now it’s a promising a better way for teams to work together on creating that content too, with the launch of a new product called Collaborate. Issuu, for those of you who don’t know, allows publishers to create digital --> READ MORE

Windows 95 on the Apple Watch features the world’s most twee Start button

By |April 30th, 2016|

 Big, complex things running on tiny things is a common theme this week. Earlier we had a hack that put Counter-Strike on Android Wear, and today some maniac has installed Windows 95 on his Apple Watch. At last it’ll do something worthwhile! That is, of course, if you can find the Start button. Read More --> READ MORE

Puma’s got a tiny racing robot that can move as fast as Usain Bolt

By |April 29th, 2016|

 Its story is that of an epic battle. Mankind versus machine in a race for dominance. Only one can win. In practice, thankfully, it’s much, much more adorable. A four-wheeled robot that looks remarkably like an RC car crossbred with a shoebox , programmed to give athletes something to race against. A sort of free-roaming --> READ MORE

Kentucky Derby attendees can now order food, place bets from their seats

By |April 29th, 2016|

 Getting around, drinking and dining at the Kentucky Derby this year should prove a lot easier for fans and employees. According to Churchill Downs’ General Manager Ryan Jordan, the famed horse racing venue on Friday launched a Churchill Downs Racetrack app, powered by VenueNext, to give attendees a better experience on-site. The new app, available --> READ MORE

Phil Schiller takes to Twitter to remind everyone not to pluralize Apple products

By |April 29th, 2016|

 Last night a single tweet on everyone’s favorite news platform was heard ’round the world. No, I’m not talking about the tweet that cost an NFL draft prospect $14 million dollars. Or Drake’s tweet dropping his new album, Views. I’m talking about Apple marketing boss Phil Schiller taking to Twitter to finally answer the age-old question of how to --> READ MORE

Sci-Hub is providing science publishers with their Napster moment

By |April 29th, 2016|

 A report from Science shows that academic paper piracy site Sci-Hub is not a niche product catering to cheapskates and isolated mad scientists: It’s as popular as it is illegal, and its millions of users span the globe, from Tehran to Boston. Read More Source: News

Tech companies can make retention of female employees a priority

By |April 29th, 2016|

 The technology industry has a problem with retaining qualified female employees. According to a study by the Center for Work-Life Policy, 56 percent of women in computing jobs will leave their positions at the “mid-level” point, right when it is most costly to the companies that employ them. This is due to a number of --> READ MORE

Gillmor Gang LIVE 04.29.16

By |April 29th, 2016|

 Gillmor Gang – Frank Radice, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, John Taschek and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Check back on Saturday for the released version http://techcrunch.com/video/gillmor-gang/ Gillmor Gang LIVE chatroom during live show recording Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE Other Gillmor Gang Studios shows: G3 : Complete catalog of show archives --> READ MORE

Home Chef raises $10M for meal kits and “taste algorithms”

By |April 29th, 2016|

 Home Chef, one of several startups delivering recipes and ingredients to take some of the hassle out of home cooking, is announcing that it has raised $10 million in Series A funding. Founder and CEO Pat Vihtelic told me that Home Chef stands out from similar-sounding companies in a couple of ways. The big one is flexibility --> READ MORE