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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google's Area 120 incubator launches Grasshopper, a learn-to-code mobile app for beginners, with an initial curriculum teaching JavaScript   —  Google's internal incubator, Area 120, is today releasing its next creation: a learn-to-code mobile app for beginners called Grasshopper.
Apr 18, 2018, 5:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube introduces new monetization tools for creators and announces expansion of sponsorships, as it faces backlash from smaller creators   —  YouTube says it's rolling out more tools to help its creators make money from their videos.  The changes are meant to address creators' complaints …
Apr 18, 2018, 11:55 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon quietly launches an Android browser for emerging markets starting in India, touting it as “fast, lite and private”   —  Amazon has quietly launched an Android web browser app for emerging markets, where access to mobile data and high-speed connectivity is more limited.
Apr 17, 2018, 4:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Sensor Tower: US iPhone users spent an average of $58 each on in-app purchases in 2017, up 23% YoY; entertainment apps spending up 57%, lifestyle apps up 110%   —  Games, dating apps and streaming services contributed to a rise in consumer spending in iPhone apps last year …
Apr 15, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter has replaced its gun emoji with a water gun, thus removing one of the means with which online abusers troll their victims   —  Twitter has now followed Apple's lead in changing its pistol emoji to a harmless, bright green water gun.  And in doing so, the company that has struggled …
Apr 13, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Spotify and Hulu launch a combined subscription bundle for $12.99 per month for Spotify Premium users, available to all users later this summer   —  Last fall, Hulu and Spotify teamed up to offer students a bundle including both of their services for a discounted price, compared with paying for each subscription separately.
Apr 11, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
App Annie report on iOS and Google Play stores in Q1 2018: downloads grew 10%+ YoY to reach 27.5B, and consumer spending grew 22% YoY to reach $18.4B   —  Global app downloads and consumer spending in apps had yet another record quarter, according to a new report from App Annie, out on Monday.
Apr 9, 2018, 4:35 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Walmart rolling out Pickup Towers, automated kiosks where customers pick up online orders, to 500 US stores this year after a debut at 200 stores in 2017   —  Walmart announced this week it's going to roll out more than 500 additional Pickup Towers to its U.S. stores over the course of the year.
Apr 6, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Tinder says it has begun testing Loops, two second looping videos that users can add to their profiles, on iOS in Canada and Sweden   —  Tinder is getting into video.  On Wednesday, the popular dating app will begin testing its first video-based feature, Tinder Loops, with iOS users in Canada and Sweden.
Apr 4, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Alexa's Routines can now play music, podcasts, or radio shows from a specific artist, playlist, album, or station or from supported streaming services   —  Alexa's routines are getting a musical upgrade.  First launched last year, routines allow Alexa device owners to string together a series …
Apr 4, 2018, 7:30 AMIn context

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