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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Google acquires Fabric, Twitter's mobile app development tool suite, and its team; Fabric will join Google's Developer Products Group   —  Google is taking over Twitter's mobile app developer platform Fabric, as well as its Crashlytics crash reporting system, Answers mobile app analytics …
Jan 18, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Google stops supporting Google+ Hangouts API; no new apps can be built as of today, and existing apps will stop working after April 25   —  Draw with your face?  Conference call ping pong?  Not any more.  Google today quietly revealed that it will shut down the Hangouts API …
Jan 6, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook adds free, automatic video captioning tool for US English Facebook Page admins   —  Facebook pulled the world back into the silent film era with its muted, auto-play videos, but its latest tool could make it easier to repurpose traditional clips.  Facebook has launched a free …
Jan 4, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
SEC docs show that Zuckerberg could run Facebook while serving in government indefinitely, with stricter limitations if he owned under 30% of the capital shares   —  Mark Zuckerberg is not limited to just two years working in the government while still controlling Facebook, as has been widely misreported.
Jan 4, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Zuckerberg plans to meet and listen to people in all 50 states in 2017, in effort to “find a way to change the game” for those sidelined by tech, globalization   —  After a year of criticism and allegations around fake news, censorship, and bias, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg …
Jan 3, 2017, 5:45 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Oculus acquires The Eye Tribe, a 16-person startup that makes software and a $99 developer hardware kit for eye-tracking   —  The direction you look could one day control your VR or mobile experience thanks to Facebook and Oculus' latest buy, The Eye Tribe.  Oculus confirms to me that this …
Dec 28, 2016, 8:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook removes precise location sharing in Nearby Friends, starts testing new “Wave” feature for sending waving emoji to nearby friends   —  Nearby Friends didn't turn into the Foursquare-killer it could have been, but Facebook is still trying to help people meet up in person... with a few changes.
Dec 24, 2016, 1:00 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Zuckerberg, after saying Facebook is not a media company in August, now suggests it is a media firm, just not a “traditional” one   —  Mark Zuckerberg gave new insights about how he sees Facebook's role in informing the world today during a Live video one-on-one year-end chat with COO Sheryl Sandberg.
Dec 21, 2016, 9:20 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook partners with 17 universities, including MIT, Stanford, Harvard, and Johns Hopkins, to speed up collaboration on new projects   —  Facebook's shadowy Building 8 research team needs help from academia to invent futuristic hardware.  But today's pace of innovation doesn't allow …
Dec 21, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Live Audio launches with select publishers and authors including the BBC, LBC, and Harper Collins, will open up to more next year   —  Book readings, interviews, and news radio are coming to Facebook thanks to its new Live Audio feature launching today with a few publishers and authors before opening up next year.
Dec 20, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context

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