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Todoist releases major update to simplify task management – TechCrunch

Todoist releases major update to simplify task management – TechCrunch

Bootstrapped tech company Doist, the company behind popular task management Todoist, is releasing a major update called Todoist Foundations — the update should be rolled out over the next 24 hours. As the name suggests, it lays foundations for many new features down the road. But there are already some interesting improvements. Task lists in […]

We review the Pixel 4 – TechCrunch

We review the Pixel 4 – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Pixel 4 review: Google ups its camera game Brian Heater was impressed by the improvements in Google’s latest smartphone, including camera […]

Apple’s control over the App Store is no longer sustainable – TechCrunch

Apple’s control over the App Store is no longer sustainable – TechCrunch

Last week, Apple caved to the Chinese government and pulled an app called HKmap.live that was being used by Hong Kong protestors to crowdsource the location of police forces. While Apple CEO Tim Cook defended Apple’s stance, the move is a reminder that Apple is the only judge and jury regarding what’s acceptable in the […]

Google ups its camera game – TechCrunch

Google ups its camera game – TechCrunch

Google’s first-party hardware has always been a drop in the bucket of global smartphone sales. Pixel devices have managed to crack the top five in the U.S. and Western Europe, but otherwise represent less than 1% of the overall market. It’s true, of course, that the company got a late start, largely watching on the […]

IT Challenge: Pace of Change with Infrastructure

IT Challenge: Pace of Change with Infrastructure

With the storm of changes hitting the IT department — from cloud to AI and anytime/anywhere mobile access — the real challenge is in having the IT infrastructure keep pace. Image: Gorodenkoff – stock.adobe.com Enterprise infrastructure is going through one of the most dramatic periods of change in the history of computing. Just the shift […]

MediaLab acquires messaging app Kik, expanding its app portfolio – TechCrunch

MediaLab acquires messaging app Kik, expanding its app portfolio – TechCrunch

Popular messaging app Kik is, indeed, “here to stay” following an acquisition by the Los Angeles-based multimedia holding company, MediaLab. It echoes the same message from Kik’s chief executive Tim Livingston last week when he rebuffed earlier reports that the company would shut down amid an ongoing battle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Livingston […]

HTC releases a cheaper blockchain phone – TechCrunch

HTC releases a cheaper blockchain phone – TechCrunch

Whatever you might say about HTC (and believe me, there’s plenty to say), at least the company takes some fascinating chance. As newly minted CEO Yves Maitre admitted to me at Disrupt a couple of weeks back, the once mighty smartphone giant has lost the thread in recent years. But if nothing else, the Exodus […]

No Wonder the Chatbots are Sad

No Wonder the Chatbots are Sad

Emotional cognition is maturing, and there’s a great deal of potential. Perhaps ‘happiness’ is in store for AI-powered bots in the not-too-distant future. Who hasn’t come across the “beware of the robots” theme by now? Like many other football fans, I tuned in to watch this year’s Super Bowl, paying attention to the score as […]

Samsung confirms glaring S10 fingerprint reader flaw, promises fix – TechCrunch

Samsung confirms glaring S10 fingerprint reader flaw, promises fix – TechCrunch

Galaxy S10 users should turn on some alternative security features as Samsung works to address a major flaw with the device’s in-screen fingerprint sensor. The consumer electronics giant noted the issue today after a British user reported the ability to unlock her device with unregistered fingerprints. The flaw was discovered after placing a $3.50 screen […]

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