11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want to Miss This Week (8/8)

By Travis Bernard

11 TechCrunch Stories You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Here’s a recap of some of our top stories from 8/2 to 8/8. The public has scrutinized the success of standalone apps like Facebook Slingshot, Twitter Music, and Instagram Bolt, but most people don’t realize that these apps are supposed to fail most of the time. Josh Constine argues that, “when there’s massive upside, and little downside, standalone apps can be a… Read More

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