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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Oculus demos augmented social VR with facial expressions, immersion in real-world scenes, chess and card playing, taking a phone call and a selfie   —  Today on stage at Oculus' Connect conference, Mark Zuckerberg demonstrated a new facial tracking social VR experience that overlays VR avatars …
Oct 6, 2016, 1:31 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Marketplace replaces Messenger shortcut in the main navigation tab bar on Facebook for iOS and lacks a way to rate sellers and provide feedback on sold items   —  450 million people already visit “buy and sell” Groups on Facebook each month, and now the company is launching a whole tab in its app dedicated to peer-to-peer shopping.
Oct 3, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Stock app Robinhood launches Robinhood Gold, a $10/month set of features including ability to buy on credit, make instant deposits, more   —  Robinhood says it will never charge commissions to trade stocks, but the $66 million-funded startup is finally ramping up monetization with the launch of “Robinhood Gold” premium features.
Sep 29, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook's F8 2017 conference to be held in San Jose April 18-19, tickets will be $595, registration not yet open   —  Facebook couldn't fit all the developers for its F8 conference into San Francisco's Fort Mason any more, so F8 will take place at San Jose's McEnery Convention Center on April 18th and 19th, 2017.
Sep 28, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Source: Facebook is ready to launch Facebook at Work, its enterprise collaboration network, in the next few weeks; companies will be charged per user   —  Facebook is ready to make work as addictive as socializing.  The company plans to launch its enterprise communication and collaboration network Facebook …
Sep 27, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Global freight logistics startup Flexport raies $65M Series B at $300M+ valuation from Founders Fund, Bloomberg Beta, and others   —  Freight forwarding is a multi-trillion industry, but most people don't even know what those words mean.  It's the business of moving boats …
Sep 26, 2016, 3:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
The potential opportunities and pitfalls of Snap's new Spectacles   —  Snapchat is the only company cool enough to possibly dismantle the Google Glass stigma.  Awkward, useless, and a threat to privacy are how many think of computers you wear on your face.  Can Snapchat show off …
Sep 24, 2016, 9:10 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Facebook announces Messenger now allows payments natively in its 30K chat bots, adds support for webviews in bot conversations   —  Sep 12, 2016, 9:22 amSep 12, 2016, 12:00 pm  —  Facebook today filled the biggest hole in its chatbot platform.  Messenger bots can accept payments natively …
Sep 12, 2016, 1:13 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook's head of Messenger David Marcus says that out of Messenger's 1B users, 300M are active users of its audio and video calling features   —  Phase 1: Kill SMS.  Phase 2: Kill Skype, FaceTime, and your phone.  Phase 3: Profit?  Facebook is making strides towards becoming …
Sep 12, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Instagram adds optional filter to hide “inappropriate” comments, and users can also make their own filters; comments from friends will now be shown first   —  Sep 12, 2016, 8:00 amSep 12, 2016, 8:00 am  —  Instagram today is rolling out a feature to all its users that will allow everyone …
Sep 12, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context

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