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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon to shut down its European DVD rental biz, Lovefilm, on October 31   —  Amazon is getting out of the DVD rental business with the closure of Lovefilm, the so-called “Netflix of Europe” that Amazon bought in 2011 for a reported $312 million valuation.  The company, which operates …
Aug 14, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook is rolling out a “Trending News” section in its iOS and Android apps; on iOS, it's accessible via a link from the app's main navigation   —  Facebook is rolling out a “Trending News” section on mobile that includes its own link in the app's main navigation.
Aug 14, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook discontinued its Groups app for Android and iOS; users will be unable to log in after September 1   —  Facebook is paring down its collection of standalone apps.  The company's experimental “teens-only” app Lifestage, designed to counteract Snapchat's threat, has been pulled from the App Store.
Aug 13, 2017, 10:55 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Disney CEO Bob Iger says Marvel and Star Wars standalone streaming services are still being considered   —  If you're wondering why Marvel movies and Star Wars weren't mentioned as being among the titles included in Disney's upcoming streaming service, announced yesterday …
Aug 10, 2017, 2:40 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google says it will rank better-performing apps, like those that use less battery or crash less often, higher in the Play Store   —  Google today announced it's rolling out a change to its Play Store so that better-performing apps - meaning those that experience fewer crashes and those that don't drain …
Aug 3, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook confirms it's testing Stories on desktop, with a wider rollout expected soon   —  Great news, folks.  Facebook Stories, the shameless Snapchat clone that sits above the News Feed on Facebook's mobile app, is now rolling out to Facebook's desktop site.
Aug 3, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Plex brings its Live TV streaming service and DVR to Apple TV and Android, adds “time-shifting” feature to pause, rewind, and fast-forward through live TV   —  Plex today is taking its Live TV service, including its DVR, out of beta, while also expanding to Apple TV and Android …
Aug 2, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Skype mobile app gets PayPal integration, lets users in 22 countries, including US, UK, and parts of Europe, transfer money during conversations   —  The PayPal partnerships keep coming.  The still growing payments giant today announced a new deal with Skype that will allow users …
Aug 2, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
VSCO launches its first video editing tool for VSCO X members, available on iOS now and coming to Android soon   —  VSCO is a brand well-known among photographers who take advantage of its presets for desktop and its mobile app featuring film-inspired filters and pro image tools.
Aug 2, 2017, 5:10 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google updates Image Search with badges on certain images highlighting additional information, such as recipes or purchasable products   —  A day after Pinterest rolled out an update that put its visual search feature in the front-and-center of its app, Google announced it, too, is giving its visual search engine an upgrade.
Aug 1, 2017, 1:06 PMIn context

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