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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube rolls out a new feature that lets users “go live” directly from the desktop site without encoding software, currently only supported in Chrome   —  YouTube today is rolling out a new feature that will allow video creators to start a live stream from their web cam without …
Mar 20, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon is rolling out a new “Brief Mode” for Alexa that replaces verbal confirmations with chimes   —  Amazon confirmed it's rolling out an optional “Brief Mode” that lets Alexa users configure their Echo devices to use chimes and sounds for confirmations, instead of having Alexa respond with her voice.
Mar 17, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook's Onavo launches Bolt App Lock to lock any app with a PIN; still says it will “collect info about your mobile device and the apps installed on it”   —  Onavo, the data-security app maker Facebook acquired in 2013 in order gain insights into mobile user activity across apps …
Mar 9, 2018, 4:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
CIRP report finds that Android brand loyalty rate in the US has remained at a steady high since 2016, at 91% today, while iOS has a loyalty rate of 86%   —  Samsung's new Galaxy S9 may not quite live up to the iPhone X when it comes to Samsung's implementation of a Face ID-style system or its odd take on AR emoji.
Mar 8, 2018, 6:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube is rolling out YouTube Studio for all creators, adding a dashboard and new metrics, including impressions when a viewer sees a video thumbnail   —  YouTube Studio, the video sharing network's revamped channel management system, launched into beta last June, will now become the default experience for creators.
Mar 7, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon launches a low-cost version of Prime at $5.99 per month for qualifying recipients of Medicaid   —  Amazon announced this morning it will offer a low-cost version of its Prime membership program to qualifying recipients of Medicaid.  The program will bring the cost of Prime …
Mar 7, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
ELSA, a SF-based startup whose AI language learning platform teaches how to speak English and has a few million users in 100+ countries, raises $3.2M pre-A   —  ELSA, an app whose name stands for “English Language Speech Assistant” (and not the popular Disney character!) …
Mar 6, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google's search app for iOS adds an extension for iMessage in US, a Safari share sheet option to see related content suggestions, and iPad drag and drop support   —  Google Search is now available within iMessage.  In an effort to more deeply integrate Google's search engine on iOS devices …
Mar 5, 2018, 2:14 PMIn context
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

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