Is your Android phone’s battery always low? You’re probably using these apps

Now that we’re at the end of the year, you may have noticed that your phone isn’t lasting quite as long as it did when 2016 first began. Avast Software...

eSUB Construction Software raises $5 million to help subcontractors track jobs and get paid

A San Diego startup called eSUB Construction Software has raised $5 million in a Series A round led by Revolution Ventures according to President and CEO Wendy Rogers. The company’s...

Kik adds group video chat to its messaging app

Kik, the chat app that’s hugely popular among teens and young people in North America, is finally adding video chat to its service. Rather than straight up person-to-person...

The 10 best Android VPN apps for privacy and security

If you use public Wi-Fi frequently, then you really should be using a VPN service. Thankfully, these apps will allow you to use a virtual private network on the go,...

Facebook Messenger strikes at Skype with desktop group voice calling

We might finally get to stop asking, “Wait, what’s your Skype name” thanks to a test of new Facebook group audio calling on desktop. Facebook...

Vine won’t be removed from the app stores, will instead relaunch as “Vine Camera”

In October, Twitter announced it was shutting down Vine, its app that let users create and share 6-second looping videos. Today, the company says it...

Google brings its upgraded keyboard app Gboard to Android

Google today officially announced that it’s rebranding its Google Keyboard application for Android users to “Gboard,” the name sported by its newer keyboard app that sports...

Next Entertainment wants to make it possible to live stream for a living

A Taiwan-based startup called Next Entertainment has raised $25 million in an outsized Series A round of funding for apps that make it possible to...

Mercedes launches car-sharing service Croove

For something like a century, car makers have sold one car to one person one time and then waited for them to wear out that...

Eaze CEO steps down

Keith McCarty, founder of the well-funded pot delivery startup Eaze is stepping down from his position as CEO. Instead, the startup’s chief product and technology officer...