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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Messenger's AI assistant M now makes suggestions in Spanish to users in US and Mexico   —  Any technology that only works in English neglects 75% of the world.  That problem is especially severe for Facebook with its global userbase.  Yet most languages are being left out by the advances …
Jun 14, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Uber investors Freada and Mitch Kapor, who recently called the firm's culture “toxic”, are satisfied by plans laid out after the release of report   —  Freada and Mitch Kapor broke rank with typical investor silence in the face of scandals at their portfolio companies …
Jun 13, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat officially launches self-serve Ad Manager tool to make buying ads easier and a Certified Partners program that gives extra training to ad tech partners   —  To beat Facebook and Google's duopoly, Snapchat needs advertisers to build and buy campaigns with confidence.
Jun 12, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Postmates acquihires Secret CEO David Byttow's startup Bold; Bold will shut down its enterprise blogging tool, plus the anonymous publishing space IO   —  The founder of one of Silicon Valley's most famous flameouts, anonymous social app Secret, is the new product lead for Postmates' app.
Jun 10, 2017, 11:10 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Updated App Store guidelines classify voluntary tipping via virtual currency as an in-app purchase, making tipping subject to Apple's 30% cut   —  Apple has activated a new revenue stream that could foster communities of digital content creators around the world like those already thriving in China.
Jun 9, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Taylor Swift's full catalog is returning to Spotify and other streaming services, reversing her stance against free music on ad-supported services   —  After breaking upin 2014, Taylor Swift and Spotify are getting back together.  To celebrate her album 1989 hitting 10 million records sold …
Jun 8, 2017, 11:05 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: gamer chat service Discord raised ~$50M, led by Index Ventures, at a valuation of $725M in January, and let early employees cash out   —  It's been a rocky road to glory for Discord, a startup whose iPad battle arena game, “Fates Forever,” earned it a top spot at our 2013 TechCrunch Disrupt show …
Jun 7, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook announces support for closed captions on Live broadcasts, says pubs can create their own via Live API or use a third-party captioning firm   —  Over 38 million people in the US are deaf or hard-of-hearing, and Facebook wants them to be able to watch the 1 in 5 of its videos that are broadcast live.
Jun 6, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
WhatsApp for iOS now displays four or more images as inline albums, gets filters for photos, videos, and GIFs   —  The camera is the new keyboard, and WhatsApp refuses to be left behind.  While its sister app Instagram dukes it out with Snapchat in the west, WhatsApp is popularizing visual communication around the world.
Jun 6, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Apple Music hits 27M paid subs, adds MusicKit API and social listening   —  Ping is still dead, but Apple Music is becoming more social, and more flexible so it can work with all your other devices or apps.  This slew of new features will roll out withiOS 11 this September.
Jun 5, 2017, 2:47 PMIn context

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