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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
PayPal and Venmo now allow instant bank transfers, amid competition from Square Cash, Zelle, and Apple's P2P payments in iMessages for iOS 11   —  PayPal announced this morning a plan to speed up money transfers between its service, Venmo and users' bank accounts for those with supported MasterCard and Visa debit cards.
Jun 20, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Garage debuts Dictate, an add-in for Office that uses Cortana's speech recognition for dictation, competing with Nuance and Windows OS-level solutions   —  Dictate, a new project from Microsoft's experimental R&D group, Microsoft Garage, is launching today to offer a way to type using …
Jun 20, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Tumblr rolls out Safe Mode, which goes beyond search results filtering to filter sensitive Dashboard content   —  Tumblr this morning is rolling outa significant update to its content filtering system with the launch of a new “Safe Mode” for browsing content on its site.
Jun 20, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Mozilla's privacy-focused Firefox Focus web browser for Android blocks ad trackers and can erase your browsing history, but lacks tabs and uses Yahoo search   —  Late last year, Firefox introduced a new,private web browser for iPhone, called Firefox Focus.  The browser by default blocks ad trackers …
Jun 20, 2017, 9:55 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon wants to become Walmart before Walmart can become Amazon   —  The future of retail will be a combination of both online e-commerce and a brick-and-mortar retail presence - as recent moves from both Walmart and Amazon have shown, including today's back-to-back announcements from the two rivals …
Jun 16, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
VoiceLabs discontinues its Sponsored Messages ad product for Alexa Skills following Amazon's policy changes, shifts focus to its analytics product   —  A series of policy changes at Amazon that detail how advertising will be supported within Alexa's voice-enabled apps, called “Skills,” have now had their first casualty: VoiceLabs.
Jun 16, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Microsoft updates its AI-powered photo editing app Pix with new styles and effects   —  Microsoft is rolling out an update to its AI-powered photo editing app, Microsoft Pix, that aims to give Prisma and others like it some new competition.  While the app was originally designed to enhance …
Jun 16, 2017, 12:20 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter redesigns its app across mobile, desktop, and the web to include round profile icons, consistent typography, and more   —  In an effort to better cater to newcomers, Twitter once again is redesigning its app across mobile, desktop and the web.  The revamp isn't a radical departure …
Jun 15, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google Play debuts Android Excellence curated collections that showcase top apps and games   —  At WWDC this month, Apple introduced an entirely revamped App Storethat puts a much greater focus on editorial, with plans for stories about the apps, how to's, interviews, and more …
Jun 14, 2017, 6:25 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon launches Prime Reload, offering 2% back on purchases funded through debit cards   —  Amazon today is launching a new perk for Prime members that will give them cash back on purchases - even if they're not paying for items using an Amazon cashback credit card.
Jun 13, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context

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