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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Letgo adds housing listings to its popular used goods marketplace app   —  Everyone wants to be the Craigslist killer.  In November, Facebook expanded its Marketplace section to include partners' housing rentals alongside secondhand merchandise, and today the No. 3 three shopping app letgo is doing the same.
Jan 22, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
WhatsApp officially launches its free Android app for businesses in the US, UK, Mexico, Italy, and Indonesia, rolling out globally in the coming weeks   —  WhatsApp today officially launched its new WhatsApp Business app in select markets, including Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the U.K. and the U.S., ahead of its planned worldwide rollout.
Jan 18, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitch says its cofounder, Kevin Lin, will step down as COO and be replaced by ex-Pandora COO Sara Clemens   —  Twitch today announced its co-founder Kevin Lin will be stepping down from the COO role at the company, amid a series of new executive hires.  Lin will continue to work at Twitch …
Jan 17, 2018, 4:20 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google to make page speed a factor in mobile search ranking starting in July, says change will only affect pages that “deliver the slowest experience to users”   —  Google today announced a significant change in how it ranks websites for mobile searches: it will now take page speed …
Jan 17, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Flurry data: overall app session activity grew 6% in 2017; shopping app usage grew 54%, media, music, entertainment apps grew 43%, lifestyle apps dropped 40%   —  The app economy is continuing to grow, with the worldwide revenue from app stores expected to top $110 billion this year, according to recent estimates from App Annie.
Jan 17, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Lyft says its Concierge service, which lets businesses schedule rides for people and launched in 2016, is now open to organizations of all sizes   —  Lyft today announced it's expanding its Concierge program - the service that allows organizations to schedule rides for other people - to more business customers.
Jan 16, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
NPR and Edison Research survey: 16% of Americans own a smart speaker today, up 128% YoY; 30% of owners say smart speakers are replacing time spent with TV   —  One in six Americans now own a smart speaker, according to new research out this week from NPR and Edison Research - a figure that's up 128 percent from January, 2017.
Jan 13, 2018, 10:10 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
In an email to users, Google says it is deprecating Chrome Supervised Users, its parental controls feature for Chrome, starting this week   —  Google is preparing to launch a new set of parental control features for users of its Chrome browser.  The announcement was made in an email sent …
Jan 12, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Source: Verizon is working on a new OTT video content service based on Oath content and a connected home product to manage smart devices   —  Jan 12, 2018, 4:23 amJan 12, 2018, 8:39 am  —  At CES, the big consumer electronics show underway this week in Las Vegas (when the lights are working) …
Jan 12, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook brings Messenger Kids to Amazon Fire tablets in the US, following iOS launch in early December   —  Messenger Kids, Facebook's new app designed to allow those under the age of 13 to more safely communicate thanks to parental controls, is today launching on Fire tablets.
Jan 10, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context

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