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  • Security Will Need Big Insight, Not Just Big Data

    25 October 2014, 11:00 pm by: Neill Occhiogrosso

     In looking for new opportunities in security, and many sectors, we look for the echoes of the current IT mega-trends: cloud, mobile, big data. These trends, and especially the interactions between them, are dramatically changing security needs. Add to that…
  • CurrentC Is The Big Retailers’ Clunky Attempt To Kill Apple Pay And Credit Card Fees

    25 October 2014, 7:18 pm by: Josh Constine

     Long before Apple Pay, big brick-and-mortar retail chains were conspiring to sidestep the typical 2% to 3% fees they’re charged by credit card companies when consumers pay with credit. A company called MCX (Merchant Customer Exchange), spearheaded by…
  • Twitpic Data Will Stay Alive “For Now” Thanks To An Agreement With Twitter

    25 October 2014, 3:33 pm by: Jordan Crook

     And in a somewhat happy turn of events, Twitpic has announced that it has reached an agreement with Twitter to keep Twitpic photos and links alive, giving Twitter control over the domain and the full photo archive. However, the agreement also states that…
  • Top The Charts With Your Mobile Game App This Holiday Season

    25 October 2014, 3:00 pm by: Xavier Bourlard

     The holiday season is fast approaching, and for mobile gaming studios it’s make or break time. How can you earn one of the coveted spots in Apple Store’s Top 10 list without exhausting your marketing budget? Below are five steps to help you develop an…
  • Gillmor Gang: Room to Grow

    25 October 2014, 1:00 pm by: Steve Gillmor

     The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Facebook’s Rooms iOS app, Twitter’s Fabric platform , Google’s InBox, a big Microsoft quarter, and the refactoring of TV.…
  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    25 October 2014, 12:55 pm by: Anna Escher

     As we return from Disrupt London, we give you the stories you won’t want to miss from the past week (10/18-10/24). 1. Josh Constine wrote a long form piece called “Inside The Spotify – Echo Nest Skunkworks” about the future of Spotify and what it…
  • Google’s New Skybox For Good Program Gives Real-Time Satellite Imagery To Non-Profits

    25 October 2014, 12:02 pm by: Jordan Crook

     On the heels of acquiring satellite startup Skybox in August, Google and Skybox have announced the Skybox for Good program, which will provide real-time satellite imagery to organizations and programs that save lives, protect the environment, promote…
  • U.K. Startup Swytch Is Building An App To Open Up The ‘Burner’ Phone Number Market

    25 October 2014, 11:00 am by: Natasha Lomas

     U.K. startup Swytch — founded in April this year — is bootstrapping a cloud based mobile network and dialer app that will let you use multiple phone numbers on a single SIM, so doing away with the hassle of juggling multiple physical SIM cards. Read More
  • Bitcoin 2.0: Sidechains And Ethereum And Zerocash, Oh My!

    25 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Jon Evans

     Strange, interesting, and wildly ambitious things are afoot in the world of Bitcoin and blockchains. I give you Zerocash, a completely anonymous currency; Ethereum, an blockchain platform designed to decentralize much of the Internet; and Sidechains, a…
  • Sundar Pichai’s Ascension At Google Could Herald New Platform Unification

    24 October 2014, 7:58 pm by: Alex Wilhelm

     In a sweeping transfer of power, Google CEO Larry Page will bequeath operational leadership of a host of core products to his lieutenant Sundar Pichai. Pichai, a well-known Google executive, will add control of Google+, search, maps, infrastructure and ads…
  • Sidecar Tests A New “Commute” Service, With Discounts When You Pay For A Week Of Morning Rides

    24 October 2014, 6:23 pm by: Anthony Ha

     Ridesharing service SideCar invited me today to beta test a new feature called Sidecar Commute.…
  • You Can Now Build Oculus Rift Projects In The Free Version Of Unity

    24 October 2014, 4:28 pm by: Greg Kumparak

     Hey, you! Yeah, you! The one with the awesome idea for something that needs to be built in virtual reality!…
  • First Look At 3D Camera App 3DAround

    24 October 2014, 4:12 pm by: Josh Constine

     What if you could shoot those cool 360-degree, swivel-around photos you see on ecommerce sites or in The Matrix with just your smartphone? Then you’d be using the 3DAround camera app that launches next month from Dacuda, which gave TechCrunch an early…
  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.24.14

    24 October 2014, 4:09 pm by: Steve Gillmor

     Gillmor Gang – John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare and Steve Gillmor. Gillmor Gang – John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare and Steve Gillmor. Recording has concluded for today.…
  • Don’t Open Random PowerPoint Presentations From Strangers Right Now (Or Ever, Really)

    24 October 2014, 3:37 pm by: Greg Kumparak

     Heads up! In what feels like a throwback to the late 90s/early 2000’s, Microsoft has discovered one helluva bug in Microsoft Office. Executed properly, the bug could be exploited to take over your entire system running just about any version of Windows.…
  • Google Rolls Out An Invite System For Its New Email App, Inbox By Gmail

    24 October 2014, 3:30 pm by: Sarah Perez

     Good news, you don’t have to scour eBay for an invite to Google’s new email application, Inbox. You just have to know someone who got in. Today, Google announced by way of its “Inbox by Gmail” Twitter account that each Inbox user will now receive…
  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: iPads, Disrupt London, And iPads

    24 October 2014, 3:00 pm by: Jordan Crook

     You might have heard that Apple released some new iPads last week. A lot of them. Plus, TechCrunch ventured across the pond for Disrupt London, where a number of incredible hardware startups debuted their wares. It was a long, but awesome, week.…
  • AT&T Breaks The Apple SIM’s Best Feature, Locks It Down If You Pick AT&T

    24 October 2014, 2:46 pm by: Greg Kumparak

     The idea behind the Apple SIM that comes in the new iPads is most excellent: one SIM, many carriers. Whenever you want to switch carriers, you’d just pop into settings and pick the new one. If you want to bring your own SIM, you can — but otherwise,…
  • The Groups App I Wish Facebook Would Build

    24 October 2014, 2:42 pm by: Sarah Perez

     About once a week, if not more, I find myself typing these words or something similar on Facebook: “I just PM’d you, check your ‘Other’ inbox.” Or, “sorry, I’m on mobile, I can’t get to the ‘Other’ inbox right now.” Or sometimes, just…
  • Terminal’s Containers Pioneer A New Way Of Developing Apps From The Cloud

    24 October 2014, 2:02 pm by: Kim-Mai Cutler

     Terminal, a San Francisco-based startup founded by some ex-Facebook and Google technical talent, is trying to transform the way we do software development. They’ve built system supporting containers, or ultra-fast virtual machines that will let developers…

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