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Vodafone Wants European Devs To Build Apps That Do Good, Puts €200K Up For Grabs

Here’s an opportunity for European app developers to work on a project aimed first and foremost at helping others, rather than on the off-chance it will catch Yahoo!’s eye and lead to insane riches. Carrier Vodafone’s philanthropic arm, the Vodafone Foundation, has kicked off its first Mobile for …

Jony Ive’s iOS 7 Flat Design Overhaul Reportedly Features A Lot Of Black And White

A new report from 9to5Mac and its usually well-connected sources today adds a little more color to what we’ll be seeing from the big iOS 7 redesign rumored to be making an appearance at WWDC this year in June – and what we’ll apparently be seeing is a lot less color. The visual overhaul not only …

Dozens Of Top E-Commerce Retailers Find It Pays To Put Customers’ Instagram Photos On Their Sites

The ROI of social media is something of a black box for many e-commerce companies, but New York-based startup Olapic is beginning to change that. The company, which allows brands to collect user-generated photos from services like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to display on their websites, is now …

Google’s Reportedly Launching A Music-Streaming Spotify Killer At I/O This Week

Google is ramping up to deliver a streaming music service, which could debut as early as tomorrow at the I/O keynote, sources have told The Verge. The report has since been picked up by other publications, including The New York Times, which confirms that this is indeed the case according to its …

Panna, A Video-Based Cooking “Magazine” For iOS, Raises $1.35 Million

Panna, a video cooking magazine iOS application which connects users to celebrity chefs, has raised $1.35 million in a round of funding led by Anthem Ventures. Others participating include Lerer Ventures, Crosslink Ventures, Maveron, Shari Redstone’s Advancit Capital, RSL Venture Partners, …

Otto Group startet Kundenbindungs-App NuBon.

von <b>Florian Treiß</b> am 02.Mai 2013 in Mobile Commerce, Mobile Couponing, News<p>Der Handel macht mobil: NuBON, eine neue Couponing- und Loyalty-App der …

Wie Otto im House of Brands H.I.S & Co. groß rausbringen will

Neben dem Internet-Pure-Play-Handel ("myToys will nach Mirapodo auch Limango übernehmen") hat der Otto-Konzern auch das Geschäft mit Marken für sich …

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins Says Tablets “Not A Good Business Model,” Evidently Forgetting About iPad

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins seems to be among the most transparent executives in tech in terms of showing his hand regarding future product plans, which may be partly because he doesn’t have much to lose at this point. In an interview yesterday, he downplayed tablet computing in what looks to be …

Virtusize Brings Its Virtual Fitting Solution To The UK, Signs Deal With Fashion Retailer ASOS

There are an abundance of startups trying to solve the problem of how to “try on” clothes online, with a range of different approaches and technology — a competition we’ve previously likened to a space race where nobody has yet landed on the moon. Today, Virtusize launches its virtual fitting …

Intel Capital, Samsung Ventures, And Telefonica Digital Become Expect Labs’ Newest Strategic Investors

Expect Labs has already received funding from the likes of Google Ventures and Greylock Partners, but the San Francisco-based startup (and TechCrunch Disrupt alum) announced this morning that Intel Capital, Samsung Ventures, and Telefonica Digital have made their own strategic investments in the …

Windows 8 Wins 7.4% Share Of Global Tablet OS Market In Q1 — “Niche” Portion Still Beats Windows Phone’s Smartphone Share

Don’t write off Microsoft’s chances in mobile just yet. It may still be struggling to make itself count in the smartphone space but early signs are more promising for Windows plus tablets. Microsoft has gone from having no share of the global tablet OS market in Q1 last year to taking 7.4% one year …

Nutrino Is A Virtual Nutritionist For iOS

There’s no shortage of apps to help you get healthier. Most push the idea of the Quantified Self. Better data, makes for better decisions — a claim that is difficult to argue against.<p>Today, Nutrino sees its official launch with a virtual nutritionist app for iOS that provides personalised meal …

Another Win For Flat Design As Facebook Gives Its F Logo & Other Icons A Flatter, Cleaner Look

Facebook has given its main “f” logo icon a makeover, flattening the design by removing the pale blue bar along the bottom, which gave the icon a reflective sheen/slight 3D effect, as well as moving the position of the f so it now bleeds right off the bottom. The overall effect is a simplified, …

As Berlin Awaits Its Big Tech Exit, Satirical Tumblr Blogs Spawn About The Hype

The hype about the Berlin tech startup scene has continued this year, but as 2013 ebbs into spring, many are asking the same question: When will the hype turn into real results? As many of my contacts said to me on a recent visit: what we need in Berlin for all this hype to be real is a big exit. …

As Apple Reportedly Nears Streaming Licensing Agreements For iRadio, Competitors Should Circle The Wagons

Apple is said to be getting very close to nailing down streaming licensing agreements with Universal Music Group and Warner Music, according to sources speaking to The Verge. The report follows news from the NY Post that claimed Apple was well under where labels were expecting in terms of its …

After 7 Years & 50K Storefronts Created, Shopify Launches Major Redesign To Simplify Online Store-Building

Forrester recently predicted that the online retail market will grow to $370 billion over the next four years, up from $231 billion this year — a 10 percent compound annual growth rate. In other words, the message is clear: The eCommerce juggernaut ain’t slowing down any time soon. In 2013, every …