Apple by the Numbers →
Keeping up with Apple‘s growth is like sneezing with your eyes open — it’s nearly impossible. That’s why every so often we like to bring you an update of the latest Apple news, numbers and trends. The infographic below was designed by Sortable. It shares the latest Apple profits, revenues and cash-in-hand, along with the company’s reach — 30% of smartphone users in the U.S. have an iPhone.
Vinylmint + Tech Crunch Disrupt = Disrupting... →
Check us out at 3:45pm during the Disrupting Collaboration session at Tech Crunch Disrupt NYC.
The Most Interesting Technologists on Twitter →
If you’re not on Twitter, then you don’t know what’s happening in the tech world. It’s the best place to find smart, short analysis, as well as the stories everyone is talking about. But who is worth following and who can you ignore?
Live Nation is Funding Music Startups →
Live Nation has established the LN Labs Fundfocusing on equity funding of early stage start-ups building consumer products that enhance the live music experience before, during and after the performance. Creation of The LN Labs Fund follows theacquisitions of data platform BigChampagne and live music community site Setlist.fm.
Beyond Beastie: Adam “MCA” Yauch's Creative Legacy →
Yauch leaves behind the massive musical legacy of the Beastie Boys, of course, but he has had a profound creative influence across disciplines and industries. In 1994, Yauch founded the Milarepa Fund, a non-profit dedicated to supporting Tibetans subjected to Chinese oppression; in 1996 the group produced the first Tibetan Freedom Concert in San Francisco, attended by 100,000 people.
DJ Platform Dubset Becomes Thefuture.fm →
Naming your company Thefuture.fm is kind of a bold move. Sure, it’s fun at first, but if things go badly, you’re setting yourself up for lots of bad puns (“No future for Thefuture.fm,” etc.). Luckily, the site seems to be off to a good start. Founder and CEO David Stein says the service first launched about eight months ago as Dubset, which he now describes as a beta test. After refining and...
TechCrunch Cribs: A Look at Box's New HQ →
It was just eight months ago that Box last got the Cribs treatment, but lots has changed since then: Its employee count has doubled in size to a staff of 400, they dropped the “.net” from their name, and they moved into a bigger and better new headquarters in Los Altos, California. Watch the video above to see Box CEO Aaron Levie and enterprise general manager Whitney Tidmarsh Bouck give us a...
Vinylmint uses Twilio →
Twilio provides infrastructure APIs for businesses to build scalable, reliable voice and text messaging apps. Here are a set of simple tutorials and other goodies with code snippets on how to use Twilio to make and receive phone calls, client calls, and SMS messages.
The Bluegrass Brainwash Conspiracy →
Twilio Rising: Microsoft Inks Deal To Offer Voice,... →
A potentially big move forward for cloud-based telephony API startup Twilio — and an intriguing development for Microsoft, given its would-be ownership of Skype: Twilio and Microsoft have formed a strategic alliance to offer Twilio’s APIs to developers on the Windows Azure platform. The offering will cover both Twilio’s voice and messaging services, and Twilio is sweetening the deal by giving...