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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Waze's carpooling app for commuters relaunches and now allows people to choose their shared rides, as opposed to being matched blindly   —  Waze's carpooling app for commuters is relaunching with a number of new features designed to make it easier and safer to use.
Mar 5, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
PullString publicly releases Converse 1.0, a toolkit which lets non-technical users design, prototype, and publish voice apps for Amazon Alexa   —  PullString, the voice technology company that began its life as ToyTalk, and counts among its customers brands like Mattel, Activision, and Samsung …
Mar 1, 2018, 10:15 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter begins rolling out its Bookmarks feature, which lets users privately save tweets to view later via a new share button, to all mobile users   —  Twitter today is publicly launching its “Bookmarks” feature, which has been in testing since late last year, following the company's HackWeek project dubbed #SaveForLater.
Feb 28, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
One-time Flickr rival 500px acquired by Visual China Group, the “Getty of China”, which had been one of its strategic investors   —  500px, the photo-sharing site that once proposed to take on Flickr and Getty, has been acquired by Visual China Group (VCG), a strategic investor in 500px via previous financings.
Feb 26, 2018, 1:33 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Anchor's redesigned app is a one stop shop for podcasting where users can record, edit, host, publish, and distribute podcasts with analytics   —  Broadcasting app Anchor, which helps anyone record and share audio, is relaunching its app today with a new focus on serving the larger podcaster community.
Feb 22, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Microsoft adds game sales for over 5,000 titles to Mixer, its Twitch competitor, and will pay streamers 5% for every purchase from their channel   —  Twitch has long since allowed its streamers to generate revenue from their channels through things like subscriptions, virtual tipping and game sales.
Feb 20, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Scammers are using Zelle, a p2p payments service, to defraud online buyers who trusted the service because it is backed by US banks   —  Scammers have taken to Zelle, the Venmo alternative backed by U.S. banks, to defraud consumers who believe the service includes the same protections they've come to expect from PayPal.
Feb 17, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google releases Gmail Go, a scaled-down version that takes up less storage space, on Android, following YouTube Go, Assistant Go, and others   —  Google has added a notable addition to its line of “Go” edition apps - the lightweight apps designed primarily for emerging markets - with the launch of Gmail Go.
Feb 15, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Vimeo rolls out tool to live stream on Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, and Periscope simultaneously   —  Video platform Vimeo is today rolling out new features designed to simplify video distribution across social networks, including one tool that allows live video to be streamed to Facebook, YouTube, Twitch and Periscope at the same time.
Feb 14, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook begins rolling out Messenger Kids to Android users in the US   —  Facebook's controversial app Messenger Kids, which lets parents control who kids can talk to, is today rolling out to Android devices in the U.S. with its launch on Google Play.  The app will also now include a variety …
Feb 14, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context

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