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Select Lenovo Android devices will ship with Office and Skype preloaded

Select Lenovo Android devices will ship with Office and Skype preloaded

One user’s bloatware is another’s feature. And really, depending on where you fall on Microsoft productivity software, this could go either way, really. Lenovo announced today that it’ll be preloading the software giant’s offerings on…

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DroneDeploy raises $20 million to help any business put drones to work

DroneDeploy raises $20 million to help any business put drones to work

A San Francisco-based startup called DroneDeploy has raised $20 million in Series B funding to grow their drone data management…

Scandy is bringing 3D scanning to Android phones near you

Scandy is bringing 3D scanning to Android phones near you

Not content with letting you 3D print your images on demand, Scandy is today launching a beta program for its $500 device…

Samsung is closing its Milk Music streaming service

Samsung is closing its Milk Music streaming service

Samsung will close its U.S. mobile music service — Milk Music — next month. Milk Music launched in 2014 as a service…

Paving the way for the autonomous truck

Paving the way for the autonomous truck

Charles Chilton Crunch Network Contributor Charles Chilton is the Director of Engineering at Navistar and has more than 25 years…

SEC looks into Hampton Creek’s mayo buy back scheme

SEC looks into Hampton Creek’s mayo buy back scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission has opened a preliminary inquiry into Hampton Creek after it was accused of running a…

Ticwatch 2 team clarifies which apps its Kickstarter smartwatch will initially support

Ticwatch 2 team clarifies which apps its Kickstarter smartwatch will initially support

The team beyond Ticwatch 2, the Chinese smartwatch project that has crossed $1.5 million on Kickstarter, has confirmed which apps and…

Nokia’s Ozo VR camera now more affordable, heading to China

Nokia’s Ozo VR camera now more affordable, heading to China

Nokia has reduced the price of its high end VR camera Ozo by $15,000. The new global price-tag for the teardrop-shaped…

Ola confirms it has shut down TaxiForSure, the rival it acquired for $200M

Ola confirms it has shut down TaxiForSure, the rival it acquired for $200M

Ola, the company battling Uber in India, has confirmed today that it has shut down TaxiForSure, a rival it acquired for…

India’s WhatsApp rival Hike raises $175M led by Tencent at a $1.4B valuation

India’s WhatsApp rival Hike raises $175M led by Tencent at a $1.4B valuation

India has a new tech unicorn. Hike, a four-year-old messaging app, today announced that it has closed $175 million in funding led…

Cloud-based HR management platform HeavenHR closes €6M Series A

Cloud-based HR management platform HeavenHR closes €6M Series A

HeavenHR, a cloud-based HR management platform for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), has closed €6 million in Series A funding.…

SpaceX succesfully launches another satellite, brings home another rocket

SpaceX succesfully launches another satellite, brings home another rocket

At 1:26am ET, SpaceX launched their Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral and, once again, recovered the first stage of…

Crunch Report | Beam is acquired by Microsoft

Crunch Report | Beam is acquired by Microsoft

Disrupt NY winner Beam gets acquired by Microsoft, study shows VR and exoskeletons can help paraplegics, soon even our tattoos…

This might just be one of the greatest GIFs of all time

This might just be one of the greatest GIFs of all time

Here’s a dose of Fridayness for you this fine day. This incredible find from the Verge might just be the greatest…

Uh-oh! Crowdfunded social robot Jibo won’t now ship internationally

Uh-oh! Crowdfunded social robot Jibo won’t now ship internationally

Jibo, a cutesy social robot pitched to crowdfunders in mid 2014 as ‘the world’s first social robot’ but since delayed…

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Amazon said to plan cut-rate streaming music for Echo devices

Amazon said to plan cut-rate streaming music for Echo devices

Amazon wants to do what it does best, selling subscriptions with a competition-beating value prop. This time around, it hopes…

Genesis owners can now start their engines with Amazon Alexa

Genesis owners can now start their engines with Amazon Alexa

Amazon’s Alexa skill set continues to grow, and owners of the Genesis G80 and G90 from Hyundai’s standalone luxury car…

Amazon now lets you rent its virtual desktops, Amazon WorkSpaces, by the hour

Amazon now lets you rent its virtual desktops, Amazon WorkSpaces, by the hour

Amazon is rolling out a new way for businesses to use its cloud-based virtual desktop service, Amazon WorkSpaces. Instead of paying…

Amazon’s latest original pilots now streaming, including ‘The Tick’

Amazon’s latest original pilots now streaming, including ‘The Tick’

Want to sit in judgement of original content and decide its fate? Now’s your chance — Amazon’s latest slate of…