13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

TC-weekly-roundup This week’s news featured more than just runaway llamas and a Twitter debate over an optical illusion dress. The FCC passed new net neutrality regulations, photos and videos of two new smartphones leaked online, and the new Pebble smart watch flew past its Kickstarter goal. These are our best stories of the week (2/21-2/27). Read More


Samsung Filed The Most Patents In Europe In 2014, U.S. Led The Field By Country

4661050938_1f40e33d08_b While IBM is number-one when it comes to the number of patents filed in the U.S., in Europe, Samsung is leading the pack. Today, the European Patent Office released 2014 figures for patents filed in the region, which showed that the Korean company, and currently the world’s largest smartphone maker, filed 2,541 for the full year. In terms of countries, the U.S. dominated the list,… Read More


Google Makes A Push For The Mobile Enterprise Market With Launch Of Android For Work

android-work At a small press event in San Francisco today, Google officially launched Android for Work, a set of technologies that makes it easier for companies to adopt Android and allows their users to bring their own devices to work. The company first unveiled a preview of this technology during its I/O developer conference last summer, but as Google’s director for product management for… Read More


Latest Teaser Suggests Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Will Sport A Metal Back


Samsung Wants To Build LoopPay Into Devices, And To Build A Holistic Mobile Wallet

looppay-pos1 Samsung will acquire LoopPay, the companies announced today, and TechCrunch spoke with LoopPay CEO Will Graylin, Samsung Innovation Center EVP David Eun and Dr. Injong Rhee, EVP and head of Samsung Mobile about the smartphone maker’s plans for its new asset, as well as LoopPay’s tech and approach to mobile payments. Read More


Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Lineup Should Boast Next-Gen Wireless Charging

galaxy teaser Samsung is doing a series of teasers this year to hype up the launch of the next Galaxy S6 (or whatever it’s calling its 2016 flagship Android smartphone), and the latest details the tech and progress of wireless charging. In a post on Samsung’s official blog, the company’s lead engineer for IT and Mobile Seho Park described how advances in wireless charging over the past… Read More


15 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

TC-weekly-roundup This week’s tech news (2/7-2/13) included dog-like robots, a high tech cruise ship, Netflix’s launch in Cuba and Samsung’s eavesdropping TV. These are the stories to catch you up on the world of tech. Read More


This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Phorm, Samsung’s Eavesdropping TV, And Xiaomi

gadgets150213 This week, we saw a new iPad case that creates physical buttons at the flip of a switch, a TV that listens in on your conversations, and heard that Xiaomi is planning its entry into the States.
It’s been hectic to say the least. Read More