14 07, 2019

How Roblox avoided the gaming graveyard and grew into a $2.5B company – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-14T03:58:31+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Activision, APPLE, Apps, Atlassian, Club-Penguin, Computer games, dave baszucki, David Sze, EC-1, engineering, Facebook, Friendster, Funding, Fundings & Exits, fundraising tactics, Gaming, Google, Greylock Partners, Growth, growth tactics, Habbo-Hotel, IMVU, king.com, Kongregate, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, Metaplace, Mojang, MySpace, Roblox, Second-Life, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, video games, Virtual Reality, Windows|

The Roblox EC-1, Part I: The Origin Story There are successful companies that grow fast and garner tons of press. Then there’s Roblox, [...]

9 07, 2019

Facebook will start taking a cut of fan subscriptions in 2020 – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-09T15:56:26+00:00 July 9th, 2019|Facebook, Media, Mobile, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

Facebook will take a cut of up to 30% on fan subscriptions, beginning on January 1, 2020. The social network is revealing its [...]

5 07, 2019

UnitedMasters releases iPhone app for DIY cross-service music distribution – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-05T03:53:28+00:00 July 5th, 2019|20th Century Fox, APPLE, Apps, AT&T, cloud applications, cloud storage, computing, Dropbox, iCloud, ios, iPhone, Media, Mobile, national basketball association, NBA, operating systems, PayPal, president, Software, Startups, steve stoute, TC, tidal, Uncategorized, UnitedMasters|

Alphabet-backed UnitedMasters, the music label distribution startup and record label alternative that offers artists 100 percent ownership of everything they create, launched its [...]

24 05, 2019

Indian PM Narendra Modi’s reelection spells more frustration for US tech giants – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-24T03:16:19+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Amazon, apple music, Apps, Asia, bytedance, China, digital rights, eCommerce, encryption, Facebook, Flipkart, Getty-Images, Google, Government, iamai, india, Information technology, Internet.org, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, messaging apps, narendra modi, nasscom, New Delhi, Policy, reliance jio, Social, spotify, Startup company, Startups, Tracxn, Uncategorized, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The re-election of Modi will in many ways chart the path of India’s burgeoning startup ecosystem, the local play of Silicon Valley companies, [...]

13 05, 2019

Hotstar, Disney’s Indian streaming service, sets new global record for live viewership – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-13T15:09:20+00:00 May 13th, 2019|21st century fox, Amazon, Asia, cricket, disney, Entertainment, Facebook, india, Media, Mobile, Netflix, Sports, Uncategorized|

Indian video streaming giant Hotstar, owned by Disney, today set a new global benchmark for the number of people an OTT service can [...]

9 05, 2019

RedCircle’s latest feature makes it easy to tip podcast creators – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-09T03:06:27+00:00 May 9th, 2019|bloomberg beta, Media, Podcasts, RedCircle, Startups, TC, Uncategorized|

A group of former Uber employees unveiled their podcasting startup RedCircle last week, and now they’re already launching new features — specifically the [...]

1 05, 2019

India’s Times Internet isn’t ceding ground to US rivals Facebook and Google – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-01T15:01:22+00:00 May 1st, 2019|Airbnb, Amazon, Android, Asia, BigBasket, BYJU, Coursera, Delhivery, edtech startup, Facebook, Flipkart, Huffington-Post, india, Instagram, Media, mx player, online advertising, Satyan Gajwani, social media, streaming services, Swiggy, Tencent, Times Group, Times Internet, Uber, Uncategorized, Verizon Media, verizon media group, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The aggressive push by Silicon Valley companies and Chinese firms to win India, one of the last great growth markets, has decimated many [...]

6 04, 2019

Apple Music cuts prices in India – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-06T02:39:10+00:00 April 6th, 2019|APPLE, apple inc, apple music, india, JioSaavn, Media, Music, music services, saavn, spotify, Streaming Media, streaming services, Uncategorized|

This morning, The WSJ reported Apple’s streaming music service overtook Spotify in paid subscribers in the U.S., and now it hopes to do [...]

21 02, 2019

Highlights & transcript from Zuckerberg’s 20K-word ethics talk – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-02-21T14:05:29+00:00 February 21st, 2019|Advertising Tech, Apps, Developer, Facebook, Facebook Policy, Facebook Politics, facebook privacy, Government, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, Mobile, Policy, Social, Talent, TC, Uncategorized|

Mark Zuckerberg says it might be right for Facebook to let people pay to not see ads, but that it would feel wrong [...]