Apigee Launches Purchase-To-Payment API Platform

Apigee has a new platform for customers to manage API-driven business efforts that extends from purchase-to-payment of digital assets. The service is meant for organizations, such as telecommunications providers, that sell services delivered through an API. Apigee has designed the platform so a customer can get help with pricing, notifications set-up and limits that tell … Continue reading

Stick It To The Military-Industrial Ink Complex By 3D Printing Your Own Printer Cartridges

This has to be one of the most uniquely disruptive uses of 3D printing I’ve seen: an ink refill company has successfully 3D-printed a Kodak ink cartridge, refilled it, and printed with it. Using a Makerbot Replicator 2 and some PLA, the company created an exact replica of the Kodak cartridge casing and stuck in … Continue reading

Hey San Francisco, Your Rep. Pelosi Saved The NSA Phone Metadata Program

Congress almost cut off funds for an NSA spying program, until San Francisco Rep. Nancy Pelosi stepped in to save it. Rep. Pelosi, of California’s 12th district, worked to kill the Amash amendment to the 2014 Defense Appropriations Bill. Amash’s amendment would have defunded the NSA’s domestic phone record program, which collects metadata on every … Continue reading

Google Axes Shopper Price-Comparison Apps For iOS And Android To Focus On Google Shopping

It looks like Google is starting to cut back on some of its less successful mobile apps. Earlier today, we reported that the Google+ Local app has disappeared from the App Store a few weeks ahead of its planned shutdown, and now, the company has announced that it is going to shut down the standalone … Continue reading

Inside Tesla’s Supercharger Partner Program: The Costs And Commitments Of Electrifying Road Transport

Tesla is building a nationwide network of Supercharger stations in the U.S. to help give its growing fleet of consumer vehicles the juice they need to conquer the nation’s highways, and now we at TechCrunch have an inside look at how they’re approaching partners to help them expand. Tesla’s footing the bill for the Supercharger … Continue reading

Pinterest Adds Support For “Do Not Track” As It Begins To Personalize Its Service For Users

Pinterest announced today that it will add support for Do Not Track, the web browser mechanism that allows users to opt-out of having their personal data and activity collected by websites and third parties. It’s not the first social media company to make this move – Twitter, for example, announced last year that it would … Continue reading

A First Look At Younity, The App That Lets You Access All Your Files All The Time

I went on a vacation to Iceland earlier this year, and took a ton of photos – it’s a beautiful country, and the light there is really unique. But to date, I haven’t showed them off to anyone. That’s because my Iceland photos are on my home computer’s hard drive, and I’ve been too busy … Continue reading

Come Hack At The Disrupt SF 2013 Hackathon – Tickets Now Available!

Hey, you! On the computer! You want fame? You want glory? You want more free pizza than any human should consume in a single night? Come build with us. We like to start off each of our conferences with a 24-hour hackathon, and we’re continuing that tradition at Disrupt SF in September. It’s going to … Continue reading

Duke Nukem 3D coming soon to Android

For those who remember Duke Nukem 3D back in the day (not to be confused with the recent release of the Duke Nukem Forever game), the good news is that soon Android users will be able to relive those memories on their smartphones and tablets. This was announced by both TapJoy and MachineWorks and will … Continue reading

Twitter fully integrated into iOS 5

As most of you should know by now (if you’ve upgraded your iOS devices) that Twitter is fully integrated into iOS 5. Now what does this all mean? Well, if you’re a huge user of Twitter, it basically means good news, and for those of you who don’t use Twitter – it doesn’t change your … Continue reading

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