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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Microsoft brings Cortana into Skype, over a year after first announcing the integration, to offer in-context assistance within chats, such as restaurant options   —  Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana has finally arrived in Skype.  Announced at last year's Microsoft Build 2016 event …
Oct 10, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon's Alexa will soon get “Routines” - ability to trigger multiple actions with a single command   —  Along with yesterday's announcements of a half-dozen new gadgets, including new Echo devices, Amazon also detailed some of Alexa's new abilities, due to arrive in the near future.
Sep 28, 2017, 10:55 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google brings its Family Link tool, which helps parents manage children's Android device use, out of beta in US   —  Family Link, Google's parental control software for Android devices, is now exiting its beta testing period and is now generally available to anyone in the U.S. without the need for an invitation.
Sep 28, 2017, 4:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook signs multiyear deal with NFL to distribute game highlights, other content; NFL Films will produce content packages for Facebook Watch   —  Facebook and the NFL this morning announced a new multi-year programming deal that will see the sports organization distributing official NFL video …
Sep 26, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Plex adds personalized, ad-supported news hub to its media player after its acquisition of news video startup Watchup   —  Media player software maker Plex is today making good on its acquisition of streaming news startup Watchup from earlier this year with the integration of a dedicated news hub within its app.
Sep 26, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Vimeo is acquiring live video streaming platform Livestream and launching its own live streaming service, Vimeo Live   —  After abandoning its plans to launch a subscription video-on-demand business earlier this year, IAC-owned streaming video site Vimeo announced today that it's acquiring …
Sep 26, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube debuts new marketing tools, new ad tech that can target using Google Maps and app install data, and offline ad impact measurement tools with Nielsen   —  YouTube today introduced a series of new tools for marketers, one of the more notable being “Director Mix,” a technology that allows …
Sep 25, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Walmart partners with smart lock maker August to test in-home delivery of packages and groceries in Silicon Valley   —  Walmart announced today it will begin testing a new service that will allow customers with August smart home devices, like the August doorbell and security cameras …
Sep 23, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple launches redesigned App Store as part of iOS 11 launch, with Today section including daily features, tips, and dev interviews   —  Apple today is releasing its completely redesigned iOS App Store to the wider public as part of the launch of the new iOS 11 operating system.
Sep 19, 2017, 9:45 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube discontinues paid channels initiative and makes $4.99 sponsorship model available to all YouTube Gaming creators and some others via main YouTube app   —  YouTube today is taking on Twitch with the launch of a new program that will allow gamers to make money from their channels through the use of sponsorships.
Sep 19, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context

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