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The state of the smartphone

A few manufacturers have managed to buck global trends. Can 5G and foldables turn things around for the rest? Brian Heater @bheater / 22 hours Earlier this month, Canalys used the word “freefall” to describe…

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Investor momentum builds for construction tech

Investor momentum builds for construction tech

Mary Ann Azevedo Contributor Mary Ann Azevedo covers startups and tech at Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor Austin…

Deploy the space harpoon

Deploy the space harpoon

Watch out, starwhales. There’s a new weapon for the interstellar dwellers whom you threaten with your planet-crushing gigaflippers, undergoing testing…

Did New York lose anything with Amazon’s rejection? It’s complicated.

Did New York lose anything with Amazon’s rejection? It’s complicated.

Now that Amazon has said that it’s taking its ball and going home rather than deal with mean, pushy New…

Wattpad’s latest deal will turn its stories into TV shows and movies in Korea

Wattpad’s latest deal will turn its stories into TV shows and movies in Korea

Wattpad’s ambitions to grow beyond a storytelling community for young adults took another leap forward today with the announcement of…

Instagram is now testing a web version of Direct messages

Instagram is now testing a web version of Direct messages

Insta-chat addicts, rejoice. You could soon be trading memes and emojis from your computer. Instagram is internally testing a web…

Gift Guide: 11 picture perfect gifts for your photographer friends

Gift Guide: 11 picture perfect gifts for your photographer friends

Photographers are tricky to get gifts for because every one of them has preferences they may already have spent years…

Here’s what Samsung’s whacky folding phone looks like in action

Here’s what Samsung’s whacky folding phone looks like in action

As rumored, Samsung showed off a prototype of a folding display today. Folded, it’s a smartphone. Unfolded, it’s a tablet.…

Original Content podcast: We’re left a little cold by Netflix’s new ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’

Original Content podcast: We’re left a little cold by Netflix’s new ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’

It seemed like the ingredients were there for “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” to win us over. After all, at…

How to get to the polls for free at the 2018 midterm elections

How to get to the polls for free at the 2018 midterm elections

In case you haven’t heard, polls will open Tuesday morning across the U.S. for the 2018 midterm elections. It’s a…

James Patterson released a work of interactive fiction on Facebook Messenger

James Patterson released a work of interactive fiction on Facebook Messenger

One of the world’s best-selling authors is experimenting with a new form of digital-first storytelling. James Patterson has partnered with…

Facebook reorganizes Oculus for AR/VR’s long-haul

Facebook reorganizes Oculus for AR/VR’s long-haul

Facebook is again looking to whip Oculus into shape for its 10-year journey towards making virtual reality mainstream. According to…

Tesla subpoenaed by SEC over Model 3 production forecasts

Tesla subpoenaed by SEC over Model 3 production forecasts

Tesla said Friday in a regulatory filing that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice are investigating…

Campaign tool supplied to UK’s governing party by Trump-Pence app dev quietly taken out of service

Campaign tool supplied to UK’s governing party by Trump-Pence app dev quietly taken out of service

An app that the UK’s governing party launched last year — for Conservative Party activists to gamify, ‘socialize’ and co-ordinate their campaigning…

Scared to trade stocks? Titan algorithmically invests for you

Scared to trade stocks? Titan algorithmically invests for you

Titan could put an end to stock market FOMO. The app chooses the best 20 stocks by scraping top hedge…

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Doom, Fallout and the rest of the trailers from Bethesda’s E3 press conference

E3 may not officially start until Tuesday, but the announcements are coming fast a furious. A few short hours after…

Nintendo is releasing a free battle royale version of Tetris

Nintendo is releasing a free battle royale version of Tetris

It came right in the middle of the Nintendo Direct announcement this afternoon: “99 players… but only one reigns supreme.”…

Nintendo makes the old new again with Mario, Zelda, Tetris titles for Switch

Nintendo makes the old new again with Mario, Zelda, Tetris titles for Switch

The afternoon brought an eventful series of announcements from Nintendo in one of its Direct video promos, and 2019 is…

Daily Crunch: Facebook (possibly) considered buying Unity

Daily Crunch: Facebook (possibly) considered buying Unity

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered…