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Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Instagram expands its test to hide the number of likes on other users' posts to six more countries: Ireland, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Australia, and New Zealand   —  Would the Internet be a better place if we all paid a little less attention to fake Internet points?  Instagram is still trying to figure it out.
Jul 17, 2019, 5:30 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
As part of World Emoji Day, Apple and Google share designs for around 60 new emoji, many focused on representation around disability   —  Tomorrow is World Emoji Day.  Why is there a World Emoji Day?  No idea!  But it's tomorrow!  —  To recognize the day, Apple and Google have both shed …
Jul 17, 2019, 3:00 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Pluralsight, an IT training and certification platform, will acquire GitPrime, an analytics and productivity tool for developer teams, for $170M   —  Pluralsight, an online training platform focusing on subjects like web development, IT certification, and security training …
May 2, 2019, 12:20 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Apple's CFO says services now account for “one third” of Apple's gross profits, and Tim Cook says Apple now has 390M paid subscriptions across its services   —  We've known for a while now that Apple was going to be putting more of an emphasis on services.
Apr 30, 2019, 5:40 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Apple Pay is coming to transit systems in Chicago, New York City, and Portland later this year   —  Being able to pay for things like subways and buses with your phone just makes sense, but in much of the US, you'll still need a paper ticket or an oh-so-losable reloadable card if you want a ride.
Mar 25, 2019, 2:13 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
A roundup of the 88 companies that launched at YC's Winter 2019 Demo Day 2, including ride-sharing, insurance, developer tool, and crypto trading startups   —  Today was the second half of Y Combinator's two-day Demo Day for its Winter 2019 class.  Over 85 startups pitched on stage yesterday, and another huge batch launched today.
Mar 20, 2019, 12:00 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Google Assistant is coming to Google Maps on iOS and Android today, will help users with navigation, music, and replying to texts, now with auto-punctuation   —  We've known for a while now that Google Assistant (the company's voice powered AI, a la Siri or Alexa) would eventually be built right into Google Maps.
Jan 8, 2019, 2:19 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Apple says it has over 4M people in its beta programs for iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS   —  For the past few years, Apple has made early versions of its operating systems available to those willing to brave the bugs.  Through its beta software program, anyone willing to deal with spotty battery life …
Jul 31, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Amazon introduces new AWS-powered platform called “GameOn” that lets third-party developers add tournaments, leaderboards, and leagues to their games   —  Here's a curious bit of news for your Monday morning: Amazon wants to be the backend for gaming tournaments.
Mar 19, 2018, 11:22 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Twitch announces Free Games With Prime, offering select PC games each month free to download for users of Twitch Prime, a service included with Amazon Prime   —  A bit of fun news for Amazon/Twitch Prime users: you're going to get some free games each month.
Mar 13, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context

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