Hands On With Google Inbox: Useful Email Triage Tools For A Mobile Workflowview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Google’s Inbox email app is now available, and we have access to the limited release, which is being distributed via Google’s tried-and-true invite system. While many will have to wait to check it out for themselves, our first impressions might help you decided whether you want to even try chasing down an invite. (IT news)

Foundation: Biz Stone On Moving From Artist To Entrepreneurview story

http://techcrunch.com –  In our latest Foundation interview, I sat down with Jelly CEO and co-founder Biz Stone. We discussed his entrepreneurial roots, leaving college to jump into the world of art and design, and embarking on a social startup in the early days of the web. (IT news)

Amazon Gets More Enterprise-Friendly With Launch Of AWS Directory Serviceview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Amazon has been moving into the enterprise world with the launch of corporate I.T.-friendly Fire HD and HDX tablets, its own secure storage service Zocalo, its virtual desktop computing platform WorkSpaces, and not to mention the cloud computing behemoth that is Amazon Web Services. (IT news)

Google’s Inbox is A New Email App From The Gmail Team Designed Not To Be Gmailview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Google has introduced a new email app, from the same team that builds Gmail, but intended as something completely different from Gmail. (IT news)

Verizon Leads Flint Mobile’s $9.4M Round As Payment Service Comes To The Webview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Flint Mobile, a point-of-sale mobile payments solution originally built around snapping photos of your credit card instead of dongles or using other hardware to make payments, is today announcing that it has raised another $9.4 million in funding led by new, strategic investor Verizon via its Verizon Ventures arm; as well as an expansion of its service to the wider internet in a new… (IT news)

Boostable Gets $3.2M, Its Ads Get More Sales For Your Event, Crowdfund, Or Online Storeview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Boostable doesn’t have to sell its ads. Marketplaces sell them for it. Ticket, crowdfunding, and ecommerce marketplaces make money when their users sell things, so they’re incentivized to route traffic to the listings they host, which is exactly what Boostable’s easy-peasy ad-buying tool does for marketplace sellers do. (IT news)

Apple Pay’s First TV Ad Is A World Series Spot From MasterCard And MLBview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple’s new payment system is live, and Apple Pay has already garnered more attention than most mobile payment efforts to date. It also has a new ad, which aired yesterday during the opening game of the 2014 World Series, from payment partner MasterCard. (IT news)

Twitter Launches Digits, A New Way To Sign In To Apps Without Using Passwordsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Today, Twitter announced the launch of a new service called Digits, aimed at application developers looking for a simpler, password-free login option for their mobile applications. (IT news)

Progress Software Buys Telerik for $262.5M As Buying Spree Continuesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  In a deal today involving two companies with links to the Boston area, Progress Software, which helps companies build business software, announced it was buying Telerik for $262.5M. Telerik’s portfolio includes a .net toolbox, a mobile development platform and a CMS called Sitefinity, as well as access to a developer community of over 1.4M people. (IT news)

Twitter Introduces Fabric, A Toolkit For Developers To Build Apps On Its Platformview story

http://techcrunch.com –  At Twitter’s Flight conference this morning, Dick Costolo’s introduced Fabric, a set of APIs aimed at developers to encourage them to build apps and services on top of the Twitter platform. (IT news)