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Google Is Painting A Big Fat Target On Dropbox (GOOG)

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Google is getting close to launching Drive, an online storage service that would compete with Dropbox and Microsoft's SkyDrive. That's according to Amir Efrati of the Wall Street Journal, who reports that the service will launch in "weeks or months." Google Drive will let users store photos, documents, and...
Google Is Painting A Big Fat Target On Dropbox (GOOG)

Keep It Simple, Stupid: The Enterprise Version

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Back in 2009, my colleague MG Siegler wrote a brilliant piece titled ‘Keep It Simple, Stupid,‘ which delved into how having a simple and easy to use product is a key formula for winning in the consumer tech space. A few days ago, Greylock Partner John Lilly echoed MG’s thoughts,...
Keep It Simple, Stupid: The Enterprise Version

Apple could lose $9 billion in one day if aliens descended from the skies to steal it

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I personally don’t often write about Apple because I think people like our own Matthew Panzarino, my former colleague MG Siegler and John Gruber have way smarter things to write about the company and its products. You wouldn’t believe how often I’ve wished more people were like me in that...
Apple could lose $9 billion in one day if aliens descended from the skies to steal it

Here's How Apple Could Make A Great TV AND Screw The Cable Companies (AAPL)

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Apple wants to revolutionize TV like it did mobile phones. But like mobile phones before the iPhone was introduced, somebody else's business is standing in the way. In the case of phones, it was the carriers, who wanted to control as much of the user experience as possible so...
Here's How Apple Could Make A Great TV AND Screw The Cable Companies (AAPL)

I’m Back

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Hey! So TechCrunch Disrupt New York is just around the corner on May 19-23. So, what, you say, you don’t work here any more, right? (for the newer TechCrunch readers, I’m the guy who founded the site) Well, yeah, I don’t work here any more because Aol fired me last...
I’m Back

Helpful Tips For Keeping Your Job As Editor Of TechCrunch

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I rarely get writers block, but I’ve aborted multiple attempts to write about the leadership change at TechCrunch yesterday. So I’m going to keep it simple. I’m exceptionally bummed that so many people have left TechCrunch. Of the top ten all time tech writers according to TechMeme, six were from...
Helpful Tips For Keeping Your Job As Editor Of TechCrunch

Facebook reveals it has 58M mobile-only users per month…its post-PC world is still emerging

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Facebook’s initial s-1 filing came out with a series of interesting facts, figures and details — such as its approach to China — and, with the company continuing to update the documentation as necessary, so more tidbits are coming to the surface. Now its newly updated filing, via Inside Facebook, raises a topic...
Facebook reveals it has 58M mobile-only users per month…its post-PC world is still emerging

Disrupt NYC 2012: The Agenda

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Good morning everybody! It’s beginning to look a lot like NYC Disrupt time (seriously, Disrupt is a force of nature in more ways than one). For those of you wondering why we haven’t been returning email/phone calls/telegrams/carrier pigeons, TechCrunch Disrupt NYC is happening in two weeks, starting May 21st and...
Disrupt NYC 2012: The Agenda

Tell HBO how much you’d pay for a standalone streaming service with Takemymoneyhbo.com

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Sites like Netflix and LoveFilm have shown that watching content via the Web doesn’t have to be all about Torrents and pirated content, but yet many of the most established names in broadcasting are still to fully take the plunge online. HBO is arguably the most significant among them, and...
Tell HBO how much you’d pay for a standalone streaming service with Takemymoneyhbo.com

Apple Gives Facebook Deep Integration Into iOS 6 With Siri, Sharing, App Store, API

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Apple just announced Facebook will be deeply integrated into iOS6 including single sign-on for apps, photo and map sharing, at WWDC 2012. Facebook is also deeply integrated into the App Store so you can Like apps and see ones your friends Like. Facebook works now with Siri and can be...
Apple Gives Facebook Deep Integration Into iOS 6 With Siri, Sharing, App Store, API

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Pre-Orders For The Nokia Lumia 900 Have Begun (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Off With Market Stocks opened down, but are fighting back, as talks to secure a new bailout for Greece to avoid default continue as well as talks of an exit from...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Pre-Orders For The Nokia Lumia 900 Have Begun (MSFT)

THE APPLE INVESTOR: Apple Takes 75% Of The Mobile Phone Profits (AAPL)

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The Apple Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. AAPL Up In A Down Market Markets opened lower on Greece fears that the nation is unable to avoid default. The S&P is pulling back after a 5-week rally. Shares of AAPL...
THE APPLE INVESTOR: Apple Takes 75% Of The Mobile Phone Profits (AAPL)

Investor Update

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PandoDaily has always had a pact with readers that we’ll be open and honest– particularly on the subject of our investors. Typically, this means we’re telling you about new investors. Today, however, we find ourselves in the unexpected position of having to disclose a change in our relationship with an...
Investor Update

Apple Will Announce Facebook Integration With iOS 6 At WWDC This Month [REPORT] (AAPL, FB)

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Apple is finally going to introduce deeper integration between Facebook and other apps with iOS 6 in the same way it currently does with Twitter, according to two recent reports. AllThingsD's Kara Swisher reports hearing that Facebook executives expect the announcement to come at Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference this month...
Apple Will Announce Facebook Integration With iOS 6 At WWDC This Month [REPORT] (AAPL, FB)

About Pando

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Some of you may have read Sarah Lacy’s post today stating that I’m no longer on the board of Pando Daily. This wasn’t a complete surprise to me, the company notified me last week that they weren’t happy that I and MG Siegler (my partner at CrunchFund) were going to...
About Pando

A Review of the New iPad Reviews

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By Emily Steel The new iPad is a hit. The biggest names in the tech review world unveiled their takes on Apple’s latest iPad last night. And they liked it, raving about its upgrades to display screen and speed. Here’s your one-stop guide to a review of the reviews:...
A Review of the New iPad Reviews

Android open source could lose bundled browser, but Chromium will fill the gap

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Chrome for Android is, by virtually every measure, a step in the right direction for web browsing on Android devices — it works, looks, and feels better than the stock Android browser that it replaces. MG Siegler is making an interesting claim about the platform's transition to Chrome, though:...
Android open source could lose bundled browser, but Chromium will fill the gap

VERSUS IO Aims To Compare Anything - Has Its Fanboy Filter Dialled High

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This one’s likely to have M.G. Siegler a little riled: VERSUS IO is a newly-launched comparison engine that puts the Samsung Galaxy S3 ahead of the iPhone 4S! But fanboy wars aside, the startup is an interesting proposition. Initially targeting buying decisions around smartphones and tablets, it eventually plans to apply...
VERSUS IO Aims To Compare Anything - Has Its Fanboy Filter Dialled High

Yep. Developers Are Still Building For Apple’s iOS Over Android By A Factor Of 2-to-1.

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MG Siegler asked this question yesterday. Where are those awesome Android-exclusive apps that Google chairman Eric Schmidt said were coming? Not here yet, if you look at Flurry’s data. The company, which has its mobile analytics service in 185,000 apps and 100 million unique devices, says that developers are...
Yep. Developers Are Still Building For Apple’s iOS Over Android By A Factor Of 2-to-1.

TECHCRUNCH EXODUS CONTINUES: Its Top Mobile Writer Just Left

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UPDATE: Greg Kumparak has announced that he is leaving TechCrunch after four years. EARLIER: We just heard TechCrunch's mobile editor Greg Kumparak is getting ready to leave the site. Two sources told Business Insider told us that he's planning to announce his departure soon. Add him to the (now...
TECHCRUNCH EXODUS CONTINUES: Its Top Mobile Writer Just Left

New Apple TV coming ‘immediately’ after iPad 3 event, possibly with a new remote

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According to numerous reports, Apple is preparing to launch a new version of its Apple TV box along with the iPad 3 next week. Now, developer Benjamin Mayo is adding a bit of information from ‘sources familiar with the matter’, in that the new device will be available ‘immediately’ on...
New Apple TV coming ‘immediately’ after iPad 3 event, possibly with a new remote

Retro Beer Company Churchkey, A New Tech Investor Darling, Will Expand To San Francisco Next Month

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Beer may or may not be the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about TechCrunch Disrupt, but today, CrunchFund’s MG Siegler took the stage at our New York conference to talk to Churchkey‘s founders Adrian Grenier, who is well-known for his role in the TV series...
Retro Beer Company Churchkey, A New Tech Investor Darling, Will Expand To San Francisco Next Month

Just How Much Do Shows Like Game Of Thrones Owe To Piracy?

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The HBO show Game of Thrones has become something of a symbol for TV piracy as a response to lack of availability, ever since it was used as an example in a comic by Matthew Inman (which was then reprised as a post by MG Siegler, minus the jokes). This...
Just How Much Do Shows Like Game Of Thrones Owe To Piracy?

iPad + Office + Apple + Microsoft: Why It All Makes Sense

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In case you missed the craziness this week, Microsoft appears to be making some Office apps for the iPad. Or maybe it’s not. Or whatever. MG Siegler has a good wrapup of the nonsense here.Office for the iPad makes total sense, though. And I wouldn’t be surprised if Apple did...
iPad + Office + Apple + Microsoft: Why It All Makes Sense

A Bunch Of Uptight, Insane iPhone Owners Are Mad That Instagram Is On Android

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This is why people hate Apple fanboys. Buzzfeed has a round up of people on Twitter that were complaining that Android got Instagram. It's not just random people on Twitter, either. The leading Apple pundits -- John Gruber and MG Siegler -- are both sending digs at Android users....
A Bunch Of Uptight, Insane iPhone Owners Are Mad That Instagram Is On Android

Here Are The Best Apps To Use On Your iPad's New Retina Display (AAPL)

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The new iPad launches at the Apple Store in just a couple hours. TechCrunch's MG Siegler has rounded up a list of apps that will make the best use of the new tablet's impressive high definition screen. Here's a brief selection of what we're most excited about, but click...
Here Are The Best Apps To Use On Your iPad's New Retina Display (AAPL)
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David Karp: Tumblr’s Revenue Model Is All About Telling Stories

We Are Better Than This

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I’m rarely surprised by the things I read from the tech press any more, but this ongoing Path story has definitely surprised me. Partly because I’ve never seen a single company take such a staggering hit for doing something that, while wrong, is quite clearly industry practice. If you’ve used...
We Are Better Than This

From TC50 To A $25M Funding Round And A Spin-Off, Yext’s Howard Lerman Tells All

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Yext has been making waves of late, what with the spin-off of their original pay-per-call ad business which has been renamed Felix and the launch of their new business, PowerListings. But this is far from the beginning for Yext — the company first hit the scene way back in...
From TC50 To A $25M Funding Round And A Spin-Off, Yext’s Howard Lerman Tells All
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