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Could We Finally See Google Drive Next Week?

If rumors reported by The Next Web are to be believed (and they are usually right) we could see Google’s cloud based storage service called, Google Drive, as early as a week from today. According to TNW Google Drive will simultaneously be available for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS. As we’ve heard a number of

As Expected Tech Crunch’s Greg Kumparak Joins PandoDaily

The exodus at AOL owned TechCrunch continues. Earlier this week it was leaked that TechCrunch’s mobile editor, Greg Kumparak, was leaving TechCrunch. At the time Kumparak announced his departure he didn’t say he was going, but of course the obvious place was PandoDaily. PandoDaily is the new start up focused site that was started by

TDG Live: 2012 Crunchies

This years Crunchies aren’t going to be the same without Michael Arrington, Heather Harde or any of the other legacy TechCrunch members who’ve now left the AOL owned website for other endeavors or Sarah Lacy’s Pando Daily. Nevertheless, the show must go on and on it is! GigaOM, VentureBeat and TechCrunch have teamed up for

Airbnb Android App Now In The Market

The somewhat controversial website Airbnb that lets you rent out rooms, apartments, and houses in a hotel fashion has now added an official Android app to the market. While the majority of Airbnb’s bookings go just fine, the company came under fire back in July when one of Airbnb’s property renters came home to find

Android Tablets To Become The “Go To Gaming Console” In China?

We recently reported that Gamestop was going to test market Android tablets by Samsung, Asus and Acer in 200 of their stores. Their plan is to couple the Android powered tablets with a controller offering from Gamestop that gives users access to gaming content in the cloud. Fast forward to Sunday and Tech Crunch Bejing,

Netflix Gets A Name Change For DVD Business

As we learned back on July 12th, Netflix has decided to separate it’s dvd by mail business and it’s streaming business. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings was panicked that his company wouldn’t be able to make the transition to something new.  Take Borders for instance, once the iconic big box bookseller, they didn’t last because they

TDG AT TCD: RingShuffle

With so many exhibitors at TechCrunch, each startup company had to do something different to set themselves apart from one another. One company gave free samples of chocolate covered bacon (yum!). Another startup gave away free socks. RingShuffle raffled off a free date. First of all,..what?! Second, what did a date have to do with

TDG AT TCD: YouNow Launches At Disrupt

TechCrunch Disrupt is going on in San Francisco and of course Thedroidguy has a team on the ground there.  By now we’re sure you’ve heard that Mike Arrington did do the opening remarks, his last as any official part of the TechCrunch team.  However, as Arrington pointed out, this TCD in San Francisco isn’t about

Tech Savvy Rapper Chamillionaire Disses Android Big Time

Although it seemed our good friend Chris Chavez over at Phandroid dismissed Chamillionaire as just another rapper it’s very important to point out that Chamillionaire is very active in tech groups in houston and other areas in Texas.  Chamilionaire was spotted several times at the tech portion of SXSW this year and also paneled at

TechCrunch Wins The Engadget TechCrunch War

A memo this morning from AOL’s CEO Tim Armstrong outlined a bunch of major changes within AOL’s advertising structure. AOL’s ad sales boss Jeff Levick is out and one of Armstrong’s confidant’s, Ned Brody is replacing him. Armstrong, a former Google executive, has been trying to rebuild AOL into a premium content centered organization. Back