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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Periscope expands virtual tipping via Super Hearts beyond the US, to Canada, Ireland, and the UK   —  Twitter's big push to draw in more live video stars to its Periscope streaming service is now expanding beyond the U.S. The company announced today the Periscope Super Broadcaster program …
Dec 1, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Fire TV adds support for voice commands on third-party apps, including Hulu, NBC, Bravo, Showtime, Sony PlayStation Vue, and CBS All Access   —  Amazon Fire TV owners will now be able to control more video apps using Alexa and their voice, the company announced today.
Nov 30, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube announces Reels, a version of the Stories format available in a separate tab that lets creators post shorter videos, available in beta   —  Even YouTube is adding Stories.  The popular format introduced by Snapchat, then adopted by Instagram, Skype, Facebook, Messenger and even some dating apps …
Nov 29, 2017, 2:57 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Alexa devs can use notifications starting today, alerting users with lights and audio cues, and will soon be able to personalize apps based on users' voices   —  Amazon says it will allow Alexa skill developers to alert customers using notifications starting today, and soon …
Nov 28, 2017, 2:03 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Jellies launches on iOS as an ad-free, $5/month video service for kids, which handpicks all of its videos and aims to be a safe alternative to YouTube Kids   —  As YouTube reels from a series of scandals related to its lack of policing around inappropriate content aimed at children …
Nov 27, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube takes down Toy Freaks, a kid-focused channel that had over 8.5M subscribers, as it tightens enforcement of child endangerment policies   —  Following consumer outrage over YouTube's handling of disturbing videos aimed at children on its network, the company has now banned …
Nov 17, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter confirms it is testing a feature that will make it easier to publish tweetstorms   —  Twitter confirms it's testing a feature that allows users to more easily create “tweetstorms” - those series of connected tweets that have grown to be a popular workaround for Twitter's character count limitations.
Nov 17, 2017, 11:08 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google announces general availability of its free chatbot analytics platform Chatbase   —  At Google I/O this year, Google quietly introduced a new chatbot analytics platform called Chatbase, a project developed within the company's internal R&D incubator, Area 120.
Nov 16, 2017, 11:45 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube partners with Ticketmaster to sell concert tickets on artists' video pages, launching today in the US   —  YouTube today announced a partnership with Ticketmaster that will see the Google-owned video network connecting fans with concert tickets and tour information directly on artists' YouTube video pages.
Nov 14, 2017, 12:29 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot, launching in 2018, will outfit 1,600 cars, 10 buses, 10 streetcars with tech that communicates with roadways and other vehicles   —  Tampa's goal to become a smart city was on display on Monday, as the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority hosted …
Nov 13, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context

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