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Xiaomi Is Moving International Users’ Data Out Of China Ahead Of Further Global Expansionsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  The past year has been an eventful one for Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi. (IT news)

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German Publishers Bow To Google’s Market Power In Ongoing Text Snippets Fightview story

http://techcrunch.com –  A tug of war between Google and German publishers over how online news content is displayed in search results has ended in surrender (for now) for the publishers — who have grudgingly agreed the search giant can display snippets of their content without paying them for the privilege of doing so. Read More (IT news)

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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)

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Facebook Launches Pseudonymous App “Rooms” That Lets You Create Forums About Any Topicview story

http://techcrunch.com –  It’s not quite anonymous, but forums standalone app Rooms is Facebook’s first product that allows you to ditch your real name. Rooms lets you set up a mobile-only in-app discussion space about any topic, customize the look and moderation settings, set a screen name for the room, and choose who to invite to share text, photos, videos, and comments with others in the Room. (IT news)

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Marc Andreessen Steps Down From eBay’s Board Ahead Of Split With PayPalview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Investor and Silicon Valley kingpin Marc Andreessen is stepping down from eBay’s board of directors after a six year tenure. Andreessen announced the move on Twitter — as he often does — noting that it had been “an absolute privilege” to work with eBay President and CEO John Donahoe. (IT news)

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StumbleUpon’s 5by Relaunches As An App For Chatting About Online Videos With Friendsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  5by, the video recommendation startup that became StumbleUpon’s first acquisition last fall, is relaunching its mobile apps for iOS and Android today with a slightly different focus: instead of only helping users find online videos that match their mood, 5by’s new apps are meant to encourage users to seek out videos for themselves, get a head’s up about the next viral&helli (IT news)

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How To Tell If You’re Burning Money Too Fastview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Questions about cash burn have blazed through Twitter like wild fire. Entrepreneurs are asking us: How do I know if I am burning money too fast? Unfortunately, there is no one size fits all answer for an entrepreneur on what level of burn is appropriate for their startup. However, every entrepreneur should consistently assess their runway and revise spending against their strategic goals. (IT news)

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Convergence In The Internet Of Things Is Priming The Tech World For A Major Cultural Shiftview story

http://techcrunch.com –  To anyone who is tuned into the tech world, it should not come as earth shattering news that machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and the Internet of Things have hit a major convergence point in the tech industry. What is fairly new however is that the two have become so closely intertwined with each other that you can no longer think about one without thinking of the other. Read More (IT news)

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With $2M In Funding, AirMedia Aims To Be The Syndication Platform For Premium Videoview story

http://techcrunch.com –  With more viewers than ever tuning into digital video services, premium publishers are looking for more ways to get in front of those audiences. With a syndication network built specifically for video, a startup called AirMedia hopes to find new distribution for premium publishers. Read More (IT news)

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App Store Downloads Top 85 Billion, Revenue Up 36 Percent Year-Over-Yearview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple CEO Tim Cook announced today during the company’s FY Q4 2014 earnings call that Apple’s cumulative App Store downloads have now topped 85 billion up from 60 billion around a year ago. The number was announced alongside news of Apple’s massive quarter, and its record-breaking sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices. (IT news)

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This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: iPads, Disrupt London, And iPadsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  You might have heard that Apple released some new iPads last week. A lot of them. Plus, TechCrunch ventured across the pond for Disrupt London, where a number of incredible hardware startups debuted their wares. (IT news)

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Nokia Brings Its HERE Maps App To All Supported Android Phonesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  This August, Nokia, the Finnish company that remains after selling its handset business to Microsoft, rolled out new versions of its HERE mapping product to Samsung smartphones, powered by both Android and Tizen. However, at the time, the company wouldn’t provide an ETA as to when other Android devices would gain access to HERE maps. That day, as it turns out, is today. (IT news)