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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube expands YouTube Go, a lightweight version of its service for emerging markets, to 130+ countries   —  YouTube Go, a mobile version of YouTube built for emerging markets with features like offline viewing and nearby sharing, is today expanding to over 130 countries worldwide.
Feb 1, 2018, 12:13 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Game broadcasting platform Caffeine, founded by two ex-Apple designers, raised $46M across two rounds led by Greylock in 2016 and a16z in 2017   —  A team of ex-Apple engineers and execs is taking on Amazon-owned Twitch and Google's YouTube Gaming with today's official launch of a new social broadcasting platform, Caffeine.
Jan 31, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon rolls out SMS messaging feature for Alexa devices that lets users send text messages via voice, currently only available to Android users in US   —  Amazon announced today it's launching a new messaging feature for Alexa devices in the U.S. that will allow you to send texts - yes …
Jan 30, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
US banks' Venmo alternative, Zelle, moved $75B last year in peer-to-peer payments, up from $55B the year prior, and says nearly 100,000 people enroll daily   —  Zelle, U.S. banks' answer to mobile payment services like PayPal and Venmo, claims that nearly 100,000 consumers, on average, are signing up for its service per day.
Jan 29, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter now lets advertisers sponsor Moments from select publishers   —  Twitter has added a new advertising product to its lineup.  The company announced today it's offering brands the ability to sponsor Moments - the “Stories"-like feature that includes a series of tweets, often including images …
Jan 26, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Walmart and Rakuten partner to launch a new online grocery service in Japan, sell Rakuten-owned Kobo's e-readers, audiobooks, and e-books in US   —  Walmart today announced a major expansion in terms of its global e-commerce presence: the retailer is entering a strategic partnership with Tokyo-based Rakuten …
Jan 25, 2018, 9:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
App Annie: Google Play downloads topped 19B in Q4 2017, surpassing Apple's App Store by 145%; App Store had $11.5B consumer spend, surpassing Play by 95%   —  Smartphone adoption in emerging markets just delivered the highest number of app downloads Google Play has ever seen in a quarter.
Jan 25, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Streamlabs: YouTube Gaming grew streamer base by 343% in 2017 vs 197% for Twitch; Twitch had average of 27K concurrent streamers vs 7K for YouTube Gaming in Q4   —  YouTube Gaming, Google's rival to game-streaming site Twitch, is starting to pick up traction.
Jan 25, 2018, 6:00 PMIn context
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

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