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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Quora to clamp down on anonymity starting March 20, will review all anonymous content before it's published, restrict actions like upvoting, comments, more   —  Quora, a crowdsourced Q&A site that's generally smarter than Yahoo Answers, is making a big change to how anonymity works on its service.
Feb 10, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook adds weather reports to its app and website based on user location, using data from Weather.com   —  Facebook is rolling out a useful new feature that puts a full weather forecast inside its mobile app and desktop site.  The feature is accessible from News Feed or the mobile app's …
Feb 9, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitch launches Communities in beta, catering to hundreds of non-gaming interests and topics   —  Twitch's push to broaden the scope of its video game streaming site to include more types of content continues today with the launch of a new section on its site called “Communities.”
Feb 9, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google launches Cloud Search, previously known as Springboard in limited preview, a search engine for G Suite products that also provides cards with useful info   —  Google today launched for its business customers a new tool called Google Cloud Search, which will allow users …
Feb 7, 2017, 7:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Payments has had 33M+ customers make a purchase via the service, up from 23M in April 2016   —  Shortly after a Bloomberg report indicating that PayPal and Amazon have been discussing ways to work together on payments, Amazon unveiled a new milestone for its own payments business.
Feb 7, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google and H&M's Ivyrevel announce an Android app that can design a dress using your personal data from Awareness and Snapshot APIs   —  At last year's Google I/O developer conference, Googleintroduced a new Awareness APIthat would allow for smarter applications that could understand where you were …
Feb 6, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook is testing a “Discover People” feature for connecting with strangers on Facebook who share interests, employers, are attending an event, more   —  Facebook is rolling out a new section on mobile called “Discover People,” which encourages users to introduce themselves …
Feb 1, 2017, 10:55 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Club Penguin, Disney's social network for kids that started in 2005, is shutting down; new Club Penguin Island product for mobile to be launched in its place   —  Club Penguin, the Disney-owned social network for kids, announced this morning it's shutting down.
Jan 31, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Streaming media app Plex acquires news video startup Watchup, which will now be integrated into the Plex app, with an expected launch of Q2 2017   —  In recent months, streaming media app Plex has expanded its focus from offering tools to organize and stream your home media collection of photos …
Jan 31, 2017, 10:25 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Lyft surges as high as #4 in Apple's App Store top free chart, surpassing Uber at #13, in wake of the #DeleteUber campaign   —  Lyft's app has surged in the App Store thanks to the “Delete Uber” campaignwhich took place via social media over the weekend.  People were angry that Uber appeared …
Jan 30, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context

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