After we broke the story last week that Apple was acquiring London-based music and image recognition service Shazam, Apple confirmed the news today. It is purchasing the startup -- one of earliest players in the world of mobile music -- as part of its bigger ambitions in the music business. Here is
Given the crazy run cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ether and litecoin have been on in the last week, it was only a matter of time before the Securities and Exchange Commission weighed in.
She and her boyfriend created the online fundraiser page as a thank you and to try to help him get back on his feet.
In a bit of Friday afternoon news, TechCrunch reports that Apple plans to buy Shazam, the company behind the popular audio identification software and app.
Bitcoin's price has risen stratospherically, a fact that leaves many minor players in the market with massive gains and many bigger players millionaires.
In a Medium post, the CEO of Coinbase, one of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges out there, is urging users to be responsible about their investments. "We also wanted to remind customers of some of the risks associated with trading digital currency," CEO Brian Armstrong wrote. This
Cryptokitties is using up the most Ethereum network traffic, Volkswagen MOIA debuts at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin and Jeep will start offering alternative hybrid drivetrains in 2020. All this on Crunch Report from Berlin.
Two years ago, Jony Ive was promoted to chief design officer at Apple. The newly created role found the company’s beloved designer taking a break from day to day management of the team, handing the reins over to VPs Richard Howarth and Alan Dye. The duo took over the management of its industrial design
If you’re scared of a future America without net neutrality, I want to terrify you. No, there is more than one future you should fear, and it isn’t just one that involves the (falsely reported) Portuguese internet where we pay $4.99 for access to streaming video. When a country lacks an open internet
Steve Case's new $150 million seed fund, Plexcorp ICO charged with securities fraud and Facebook Messenger for kids launches. All this on Crunch Report.
Bitcoin prices are hockey-sticking on a hockey stick. What's further disturbing is how widely the prices are varying across exchanges -- there doesn't seem to be a stable consensus on where the price is. While bitcoin prices on Coinbase's GDAX exchange approached nearly $19,000 (!!!) this
The Internet Association, whose members include Amazon, Netflix and Uber, sent a letter to the FCC today requesting that the commission either delay its upcoming vote on the proposal to remove net neutrality protections or vote against it, Reuters reports. "This draft order ignores the wishes of
As more cars roll off production lines with Wi-Fi and LTE capabilities as standard, brands are falling over themselves to find ways to monetize this connectivity.