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Apple Gobbles Chomp

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In an effort to revamp the way consumers navigate its massively successful but increasingly confusing and overpopulated App Store, Apple has acquired Chomp, "the search engine that finds the apps you want." MG Siegler, writing for Techcrunch, reports Apple has fully committed to Chomp, and with good reason: This...
Apple Gobbles Chomp

Paris Lemon and the No Good, Very Bad Day

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Sometimes we have bad days. It's a part of being human, part of working in a stressful time and place. Among the problems of being a blogger are that it exposes one's weaknesses, magnifies the limits of one's personal perspective, and often amplifies our feelings beyond what we might have...
Paris Lemon and the No Good, Very Bad Day

FIRST REVIEWS: Here's What Everyone's Saying About Apple's Mountain Lion So Far (AAPL)

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The first round of reviews for Apple's new operating system for Macs, called Mountain Lion, are out this morning. Mountain Lion is available as a $19.99 upgrade in the Mac App Store if your current Mac is running OS X 10.6 and above. If you bought your Mac within the...
FIRST REVIEWS: Here's What Everyone's Saying About Apple's Mountain Lion So Far (AAPL)

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)

The New iPad: Everyone Is Going Nuts Over The Screen (AAPL)

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All the people that got early access to the iPad have just published their reviews. There's one consistent takeaway: the screen is awesome. How awesome? Walt Mossberg of All Things D: Using the new display is like getting a new eyeglasses prescription—you suddenly realize what you thought looked sharp...
The New iPad: Everyone Is Going Nuts Over The Screen (AAPL)
Apple reportedly not looking to buy Waze after all
Crunch time at TechCrunch: Site has lost 35% of its traffic since September

EPISODE 65 – SIEGLER, M.E.

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Welcome to the 65th episode of the FFundercats Podcast. This podcast is devoted to FriendFeed and is hosted by Josh Haley and Johnny Worthington. In this episode: The boys are joined the guru of life streaming, Mark Krynsky. FriendFeed goes down hard, premature blogging occurs, passions rise, Johnny meets...
EPISODE 65 – SIEGLER, M.E.
MG Siegler will continue to work with Arrington on 'the investing side of things'

Apple's iPhone Business Alone Is Now Bigger Than Microsoft

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Tech writer MG Siegler just noted a remarkable fact: Apple's iPhone business alone is now bigger than Microsoft. Think about that. The iPhone did not exist five years ago. And now it's bigger than Microsoft.  Not Windows. Not Office. Microsoft. The iPhone also appears to be considerably more profitable...
Apple's iPhone Business Alone Is Now Bigger Than Microsoft

Malleable social graphs and mini-mobs: why Facebook could destroy Foursquare and Gowalla with one check in

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I didn’t write about the big location war at SXSW (between location-based apps like Foursquare, Gowalla, Loopt, Brightkite, Whrrl, and others). Why not? Because, well, MG Siegler at Techcrunch has been. But I did participate, and took notes and now I’m looking at what’s next: 1. These apps are...
Malleable social graphs and mini-mobs: why Facebook could destroy Foursquare and Gowalla with one check in

What Everyone Dislikes About The New iPad (AAPL)

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iPad reviews are out! Every review is overwhelmingly positive, but there are small complaints about the new iPad and we've summed them up here. The one takeaway from reading over a half-dozen reviews: If you have an iPad 2, there's no need to upgrade. If you're looking to save...
What Everyone Dislikes About The New iPad (AAPL)

Please Welcome Our Newest Columnists, MG Siegler And Michael Arrington

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We’ve already talked extensively about how we handle guest posts these days — we publish one-off articles from people in the community who have something new and meaningful to say on tech topics. But we’ve also been building up a roster of regular columnists, like Steve Gillmor, Jon Evans and Devin...
Please Welcome Our Newest Columnists, MG Siegler And Michael Arrington

BAD MATH: Windows 8 Sales Are Much More Impressive Than Two Apple Bloggers Are Suggesting (AAPL, MSFT)

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Steve Ballmer says Microsoft has sold 4 million copies of Windows 8 in 3 days. MG Siegler writes: That's 4 million in 3 days. Solid, right? Sure. Though it has to be noted that Apple sold 3 million copies of OS X Mountain Lion in 4 days. Microsoft likes to poke fun...
BAD MATH: Windows 8 Sales Are Much More Impressive Than Two Apple Bloggers Are Suggesting (AAPL, MSFT)

TCTV Wrap-Up: The Rundown On Apple's iPad Mini Launch Event

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Apple made some pretty big announcements at an event held in Silicon Valley this morning: The debut of the long-rumored iPad Mini, a brand new iMac, more relatively affordable Retina-enabled MacBooks, and much more. While TechCrunch has had great coverage of all this, it’s been such a big day...
TCTV Wrap-Up: The Rundown On Apple's iPad Mini Launch Event

Penelope Trunk: Publishers' revenue model "assumes authors are going to flake"

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Popular blogger and Brazen Careerist founder Penelope Trunk has a new book, The New American Dream, and she’s gotten a lot of attention because of a post that she wrote about that book last week. This attention, she said, surprises her. In a post entitled “How I got a big...
Penelope Trunk: Publishers' revenue model "assumes authors are going to flake"

Apple NOT Buying Mapping Startup Waze, After All (AAPL)

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That was short lived! TechCrunch reporter Mike Butcher said Apple was in advanced negotiations to buy mapping upstart Waze for $500 million to $750 million. Now, TechCrunch contributor MG Siegler says it's not happening. Siegler reports "multiple sources close to the situation" tell him nothing is happening between Apple and...
Apple NOT Buying Mapping Startup Waze, After All (AAPL)

Mark Zuckerberg Is The Voice Behind The "Poke" Notification Sound

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Mark Zuckerberg invented Poking, one of Facebook’s earliest features, so it’s fitting he was part of the small team who built the new Poke app over the last twelve days. Sources say Zuckerberg actually wrote code for Poke despite saying he rarely programs for Facebook anymore. And that voice that...
Mark Zuckerberg Is The Voice Behind The "Poke" Notification Sound

Foursquare Nears 20 Million Users And Crowley Talks About His Co-founder's Recent Departure

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Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley is on stage at SXSW talking with CrunchFund's MG Siegler. Siegler asked Crowley about Foursquare's launch three years ago, and about the current state of Foursquare. Foursquare launched at SXSW but Crowley says it was more of a deadline than a make-or-break platform for his...
Foursquare Nears 20 Million Users And Crowley Talks About His Co-founder's Recent Departure

What The World's Biggest Apple Fanboy Has To Say About His New Job At Google (GOOG)

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MG Siegler, the TechCrunch columnist and venture capitalist known best for his unabashed pro-Apple bias, spurred a lot of discussion (and mockery) today when he announced he was departing Michael Arrington's VC firm CrunchFund for Google Ventures. The irony wasn't lost on us: the idea of a part-time Apple blogger...
What The World's Biggest Apple Fanboy Has To Say About His New Job At Google (GOOG)
Apple Stock ($AAPL) Up 50% So Far This Year

techcrunch: Downloaded time with Alex Winters, Ron Conway and...

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techcrunch: Downloaded time with Alex Winters, Ron Conway and MG Siegler. (at TechCrunch Disrupt Conference #tcdisrupt) Fun chat....
techcrunch: Downloaded time with Alex Winters, Ron Conway and...

The king and queen of location-based services

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Dennis Crowley, co-founder of Foursquare, and Alexa Andrzejewski, founder of Foodspotting, are the hottest people in location-based services. Foursquare has a million users. Foodspotting has 100,000. Both are growing very quickly and getting lots of attention. I sit down with them at the Big Omaha conference and talk with...
The king and queen of location-based services

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

OldTweets Reveals Twitter Founders' First Tweets, And Yours Too. (Wow, They Were Boring!)

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This week, Kellan Elliott-McCrea launched a new Twitter search engine called “oldtweets” to a bit of buzz. As the name implies, this tool finally lets you pull up tweets from Twitter’s early days, specifically its first year up-and-running. That means tweet IDs 1 to 20,000,000, to be exact, which occurred during parts of 2006 and...
OldTweets Reveals Twitter Founders' First Tweets, And Yours Too. (Wow, They Were Boring!)

From A Hackathon Win To A 650K Round And 10,000 Users, Docracy Tells All

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The tale of Docracy’s year-long journey is a fun one. When Matt Hall and his partner John Watkinson first went into the Hackathon last year, the only goal was to get a prototype working for an idea they had, a GitHub for legal documents. Sure, a win would’ve been...
From A Hackathon Win To A 650K Round And 10,000 Users, Docracy Tells All

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

David Karp: Facebook and Twitter pushes more traffic to Tumblr than Google

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Tumblr’s CEO David Karp spoke to Crunchfund’s MG Siegler today at Techcrunch Disrupt about the current status of the company he founded in 2007 and dropped some interesting knowledge. One of the interesting things to note is that the pair announced that Crunchfund is now an investor in Tumblr, which...
David Karp: Facebook and Twitter pushes more traffic to Tumblr than Google
Fast Chat: How to Catch Bloggers Ripping Off Your Stuff

The New iPad Reviews Are In! (AAPL)

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The first new iPad reviews from Apple's group of hand-picked journalists are in. And guess what? They like it! Here's a quick roundup of what other tech publications are saying. Click each link to read the full reviews. We're still waiting for a few more to roll in, so...
The New iPad Reviews Are In! (AAPL)
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