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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook confirms users can now sync their Instagram contacts to Messenger   —  Facebook wants to expand your Messenger contact list with a little help from Instagram.  The company has launched a feature in Messenger that pulls in your contacts from Instagram, if you opt to connect your account.
Jul 18, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Tinder says it will begin testing Bitmoji integration in Canada and Mexico using the recently launched Snap Kit   —  Tinder will begin testing Bitmoji in its app in Canada and Mexico, the company announced today.  The new integration comes courtesy of the recently launched Snap Kit …
Jul 17, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Microsoft launches Skype version 8.0 for desktop, with HD video, screen-sharing in calls, and improved chat, plans more features this summer like call recording   —  Skype's redesign launched last year was met with mixed reviews, but the company is forging ahead by rolling out a number …
Jul 16, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
PayPal sells ~$7.6B in consumer credit receivables to Synchrony, its partner for PayPal branded credit cards, extends exclusive CC partnership until 2028   —  In November 2017, PayPal announced it had agreed to sell $5.8 billion in consumer credit receivables to Synchrony Financial …
Jul 3, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
App Annie: Clash of Clans, the App Store's most-downloaded game, earned $4B+ from July 2010 to May 2018; Facebook, the most-downloaded app, had 700M downloads   —  Ahead of the 10th anniversary of the iOS App Store on July 11, App Annie has today released a retrospective of the top iOS apps of all time …
Jul 3, 2018, 6:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook rolls out changes to some APIs, shutting down some while adding restrictions and mandatory app reviews to others, in wake of Cambridge Analytica   —  Following the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal and the more recent discovery of a Facebook app that had been leaking data on 120 million users …
Jul 2, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Hands-on with the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition: connection with FreeTime feels disjointed, there's a steep learning curve, regular Echo offers more flexibility   —  Is the Echo Dot Kids Edition right for you?  —  @ / 10 hours  —  Earlier this year, Amazon introduced an Echo Dot for kids …
Jun 29, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
PayPal introduces smart payment buttons that detect relevant payment methods for customers based on location and more, rolling out gradually starting in Europe   —  PayPal today is introducing new checkout technology for e-commerce sites that will dynamically present the most relevant payment method for each customer.
Jun 28, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Sling TV raises core package price by $5 to $25/month, introduces free content and a la carte channel subscriptions   —  Sling TV, the first to deliver an over-the-top TV service aimed at cord cutters, is shaking up its business.  The company announced today it's raising the base price …
Jun 28, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google Home and Chromecast are down, affecting users worldwide   —  It's not just Slack, there's a Google Home and Chromecast outage, too.  A Google spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch that there's an issue affecting “some” of its customers of these platforms, and it's currently investigating the issue and working on a solution.
Jun 27, 2018, 2:30 PMIn context

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