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Tumblr Blog Says What Everyone Thinks: I Don't Want Your App

Apps are huge and everyone knows it — Apple alone is about to pass 50 billion app downloads. Unfortunately, there’s a flaw in the “app for everything” ideology: now every single website these days wants to be an app.<p>This is a bad because…<p>Not everything needs to be an app<br>• If every site has an app, …

Apple deluged by police demands to decrypt iPhones

Apple receives so many police demands to decrypt seized iPhones that it has created a "waiting list" to handle the deluge of requests, CNET has learned.<p>Court documents show that federal agents were so stymied by the encrypted iPhone 4S of a Kentucky man accused of distributing crack cocaine that …

Google's VP9 video codec nearly done; YouTube will use it

Google plans to finish defining its VP9 video codec on June 17, providing a date on which the company will be able to start using the next-generation compression technology in Chrome and on YouTube.<p>"Last week, we hosted over 100 guests at a summit meeting for VP9, the WebM Project's next-generation …

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Iterations: How Five Real Economists Think About Bitcoin’s Future

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah is a contributor to</i> TechCrunch<i>. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>There isn’t just a bubble in the Bitcoin economy, there’s a bubble in the number of posts about Bitcoin. I’ll pile on, even after this week’s mini-crash, but with a twist. A few weeks ago, I <b>wrote some</b> …

Meet the design guru trying to make Windows Phone relevant

You might not know who Albert Shum is, but it's a pretty good bet you know some of the products he helped design.<p>He was among the group of designers working in Nike's famed Innovation Kitchen that created the earliest prototypes that would ultimately become its Nike+ performance monitoring product …

Daily Deals Site Juhuasuan Launches In Hong Kong And Taiwan

Juhuasuan, a daily deals site run under the Taobabo brand by the Alibaba Group, China’s leading ecommerce company, has expanded today to include customers based in Hong Kong and Taiwan.<p>The wider launch, spotted by Tech In Asia, is being operated through a new website (hk.ju.taobao.com) and will …

Malware turns hacked computers into slaves that “mine” new digital currency

The digital currency Bitcoin is having a bit of a moment, which is drawing the attention of cybercriminals. They don’t want to steal your money (though there is some of that too). Instead they want to hijack the processing power of your computer to create more bitcoins out of thin air.<p>There is no …

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Facebook Home beta apps leak, can be installed on Nexus 4 and 7 (update)

<i>MoDaCo</i> has just leaked a pre-release version of Facebook Home. Set for launch on April 12th, Facebook's new launcher will initially only be compatible with five handsets, but <i>MoDaCo</i> says this pre-release version works on a wide range of devices including Google's Nexus 4 phone and Nexus 7 …

Facebook's Chat Heads May Eventually Make VoIP Calls

Following Facebook’s Thursday announcement of the Facebook Home software, I reached out to the company to find out how it would be leveraging technologies like Voice over IP (also known as VoIP), which is increasingly supplanting the traditional public switched telephone network.<p>Earlier this year, …

What Games Are: The Reviewers Are Wrong About OUYA

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>So let’s be upfront about a couple of things.<p>First, I went to the OUYA party at GDC. Second, I also was invited to the …

Facebook Begins Big Ad Blitz To Tout Its New Android “Home”

Although Facebook Home won’t be available for another week or so, the social network has begun a major ad campaign pitching customers on its new …