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PSA: Skype’s group video calling on iOS & Android rolling out from today

Skype told us a month ago that it would soon be rolling out group video calling to both iOS and Android devices, and the company has today advised that the rollout is now underway.<p>Today, we’ve started rolling out group video calling on iPhone, iPad and Android phones and tablets in Western Europe …

Android Circuit: Apple's Android Mistake, Samsung Confirms New Galaxy Phone, Google's Browser Wars

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes the launch date of #TheNextGalaxy, Samsung accidentally confirming the S7 Edge, the updated Apple Music for Android app, BlackBerry’s commitment to Android, Marshmallow’s market share of Android, …

Apple Music

LinkedIn Shuts Down Its Ad Network 12 Months After It Opened

Last year LinkedIn followed the example of other tech platforms with lots of user data, like Google and Facebook, and started letting advertisers use …

Advertising

4 Visual Post Ideas To Boost Facebook Engagement

Humans are sensory beings. Our experience and response to the world around us relies heavily on our senses. In the absence of touch, smell or taste, we need to be more highly stimulated to react to what we see. In simple terms, this is why multi-media content consistently performs better on social …

NextGenVest CEO On What Fintech Startups Can Learn From Uber

Last week, following TechCrunch’s coverage of Kelly Peeler and his company NextGenVest, I caught up with Peeler, whose company is using Snapchat to send money tips to millennial students.<p>In what turned out to be a entertaining and insightful interview we discussed a range of topics including why …

Startups

GoPro Shares Get a Boost From Microsoft Deal

It may have been a bad day for the stock market, but one struggling tech company managed to get a little lift after announcing a partnership with …

New Cinematic Photos by Vincent Bourilhon Depict Enchantingly Surreal Worlds

Fine art photographer Vincent Bourilhon expresses his dreams of a dynamic, vibrant world through enchantingly whimsical images. The Paris-based creative, who first first picked up a camera at the age of 16, combines photography and digital manipulation for stunningly surreal results that invite …

IKEA launches furniture that wirelessly charges smartphones and tablets

<b>News:</b> Swedish furniture giant IKEA has incorporated induction-charging stations into products from its latest collection, which will allow users to …

New leaked video shows more Windows 10 upgrades and enhancements

Microsoft is set to show the world in January the features that will be included in Windows 10, but a leaked video today provides a good deal of information about the new OS.<p>Immediately noticeable is the inclusion of Cortana (Microsoft’s answer to Siri) as a major part of the user interface, a lot …

Accessories with magnets/metal might interfere w/ iPhone 6 Plus optical image stabilization, NFC on new iPhones

Some users have noticed issues with the iPhone 6 Plus camera and NFC on both the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but the cause of the problem— interference from magnets and metal components in accessories— isn’t well documented.<p>The cause of the issue has been noticed by a small number of users online, and …

Samsung's virtual reality headset, Gear VR: what you need to know

Samsung's virtual reality headset, dubbed "Gear VR," is available for purchase as of today. For those not following the last three years of virtual reality's return from obscurity, today is a big day: Gear VR is the first virtual reality headset available to general consumers. Though Sony's …

Facebook goes all-in on advertising after years of laying groundwork

MENLO PARK, Calif. — For Facebook’s many advertisers and its 1.3 billion users, there’s a common goal: Delivering relevant marketing in the most efficient manner.<p>Every month, a billion people use Facebook on mobile devices, 700 million of whom use the social network every day, and many of whom stay …

iDevices talks working w/ Apple to fast track HomeKit product development w/ its own SDK

Apple introduced HomeKit during its WWDC Keynote presentation last June. Since then we’ve heard HomeKit-enabled chips are on the move, but you still can’t buy a HomeKit-certified device. They are on the way, however, as Apple just started accepting product plans from manufacturers following a …

3-D Printing Is Changing the Future of Prosthetics

Thanks to 3-D printing, a lifetime of prosthetics will cost less than one commercially made device.<p>Soon enough, anyone with a 3-D printer will be …

Google Releases Watch Face API for Android Wear and New Designs

Android Wear watch faces range from great to terrible, but users generally have to rely on the limited options provided by manufacturers. Google is now unveiling the Watch Face API, along with a new design guide, to allow developers to easily create their own.<p>There had been a few options on the …

Microsoft Begins Accepting Bitcoin For Windows, Windows Phone And Xbox Purchases

If you want further proof that Microsoft is going through a transformative phase, you may be interested to hear that the company has jumped on the bitcoin wagon.<p>The Redmond-based tech giant is now accepting bitcoins for buying games and other digital content on its Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox …

Conquer Insomnia In 6 Weeks? There’s An App For That–And It Could Change Your Life

There’s plenty of science behind Sleepio, now available on iOS 8, but it’s an animated professor that brings users back for weekly sessions.<p>When Peter Hames complained to doctors about his insomnia, they responded by pulling out a prescription pad. Then came the inevitable: more sleeping pills.<p>But …

Worried about leaky chats? Messaging apps are responding with security features

The popularity of messenger apps is fuelling plenty of innovation on how to keep private chats secure

Planned earthquake alert app aiming to provide 30 seconds’ warning in California, Oregon and Washington

A joint venture between Early Warning Labs and the U.S. Government is working on app they claim will provide 30 seconds warning of an earthquake in California, Oregon and Washington, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>.<p>While 30 seconds doesn’t seem like much, founder of EWL, Josh Bashioum says that is enough time to …

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

6 Ways to Have a Richer Retirement

Americans are living longer. Here's how to make sure your money lasts as long as you do.<p>The simplest way to ensure you have enough money to cover a …

Retirement

3 small, doable ways to become wildly more productive

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>Entrepreneur.com</i><i>.</i><p>By Kate Swoboda, …

The guy behind China's Tinder

Six months ago, Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel made a trip to China, where he met Tang Yan, who started a Chinese social network called Momo that now …

Logitech's latest gaming mouse looks like a cobra head

Logitech is unveiling its latest gaming mouse today, and if you look at it head-on, it looks like a cobra snake with jeweled eyes.<p>That’s the sort of thing that could attract the attention of e-sports gamers, or professional game players, Logitech believes. The Logitech G302 Daedalus Prime MOBA …

Apple may be lining up a new debt deal

Apple could be hitting the bond market again as soon as tomorrow, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>The newspaper reported Monday that the …

Stumbling Samsung Puts The Focus On China

While the world continues to muse over the dramas unfolding at Samsung following a slowdown that saw profits drop 60% year-on-year — TechCrunch’s own John Bigg’s take is worth your time — the Korean smartphone giant is increasing its focus on China, the world’s largest smartphone market where it …

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

Android 5.0 Lollipop Review: Tablet Edition

Google’s new mobile operating system is now available to consumers, as new Nexus hardware (starting with the Nexus 9) begins to make its way into the hands of pre-order customers. Version 5.0 of Android continues the candy naming tradition with “Lollipop,” and despite the fact that ‘L’ is just next …

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Google Fiber Arrives in Starbucks, Kansas City

If you’re a coffee-drinker and frequent internet user, you’ve probably found yourself sitting in Starbucks on more than a few occasions. But for those in one Kansas City outlet, broadband speeds just got silly.<p>Google has been gradually expanding its free speedy Wi-Fi in Starbucks across the US for …