A bit of fun news for Amazon/Twitch Prime users: you’re going to get some free games each month. Twitch has just announced Free Games With Prime, a program in a similar vein as Microsoft’s Games With Gold on Xbox Live, or Sony’s offerings alongside Playstation Plus. In short: each month,
While today’s cord cutters are replacing their former TV-viewing activities with popular streaming services like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, the shift away from linear television on to on-demand, online streams has allowed a variety of niche services to pop up, too.
People ask us all the time whether they should buy a new-gen console? Should they get an Xbox One? A PS4? For a year, we've told people to not bother with either. Now, we think you should make the leap, especially if you're a console-only gamer. But which one to get?Read more...
Lime, the 18-month-old, San Francisco-based company whose bright green bicycles and scooters now dot cities throughout the U.S.,launched a pilot program in Tacoma, Washington, today, but that tiny victory might have felt short-lived. The reason: on opposite side of the country,
The coolest mission you haven't heard of just hit a major milestone: the Japanese Hayabusa 2 probe has reached its destination, the asteroid Ryugu, and just deployed a pair of landers to its surface. Soon it will touch down itself and bring back a sample of Ryugu back to Earth! Are you kidding me?
From its glass-lined offices in San Francisco’s leafy Presidio national park, six-year-old Mithril Capital Management has happily flown under the radar. Now it’s leaving altogether and relocating its team to Austin, a spot that has “enough critical mass of a technical culture, an artisanal culture,
In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leaving Silicon Valley.’ The author outlined reasons why the Valley has “peaked.” Venture capital investors are deploying capital outside the Bay Area more than ever before.
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Twitter said that a “bug” sent user’s private direct messages to third-party developers “who were not authorized to receive them.” The social media giant began warning users Friday of the exposure with a message in the app. “The issue has persisted since May 2017,
Instagram tells me Regramming, or the ability to instantly repost someone else’s feed post to your followers like a retweet, is “not happening”, not being built, and not being tested. And that’s good news for all Instagrammers.
Regular TechCrunch readers have probably noticed an uptick in Y Combinator-related profiles over the last few days, as founders rush to get press coverage before next week’s Demo Day. Today,
Disability Rights Advocates, on behalf of the Independent Living Resource Center and two people who use wheelchairs, filed a class-action lawsuit today against Lyft.
A newly discovered set of vulnerabilities in AMD chips is making waves not because of the scale of the flaws, but rather the rushed, market-ready way they were disclosed by the researchers. When was the last time a bug had its own professionally shot video and PR rep,
Sonos announced it will be rolling out a major update to its music controller app in the coming weeks. The latest version of the iOS and Android app will include a simplified design and universal search that finds your music across all streaming services.Sonos, of course,
LG G3自发布以来便备受瞩目，该机行货版本何时开卖也同样颇受期待。日前，来自工信部设备管理中心公布的信息显示，LG G3的移动版本已经拿到了入网许可证，有望在今年八月份在国内正式面市。
The $100 Razer Nabu smartband never quite made it to market—unless you count a few thousand early adopter pre-orders here and there . But Razer's already taking the wraps off a cheaper alternative: the $50 Nabu X.Read more...
前言本篇将讲述HTML5的服务器发送事件（server-sent event）Server-Sent 事件Server-Sent 事件是单向消息传递，指的是网页自动获取来自服务器的更新。以前的做法是网页不断的询问（向服务器发送请求）是否有可用的更新。
Microsoft is following Netflix's lead with an updated maternity and paternity leave policy for employees. But Microsoft's plan isn't as generous as the video streaming company's new unlimited offer.
Google just gave music lovers an excellent reason to buy a Chromecast.In addition to a new Chromecast for televisions, the company unveiled Chromecast Audio, a new $35 device dedicated to streaming music and audio through your home speakersSee also: