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Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Department of Housing and Urban Development files a complaint against Facebook, says company's ad targeting tools enabled Fair Housing Act violations   —  A new complaint filed Friday by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) accuses Facebook of helping landlords and home sellers violate the Fair Housing Act.
Aug 19, 2018, 11:55 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Sensor Tower: 6M users installed third party Twitter apps on mobile between 2014 and 2018; there were 560M official Twitter app installs during that period   —  Twitter tried to downplay the impact deactivating its legacy APIs would have on its community and the third-party Twitter clients preferred …
Aug 17, 2018, 3:45 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
comScore: pure play streaming services like Sling TV and DirecTV Now reach 5% of US Wi-Fi households, up 58% since last year   —  The number of U.S. households watching streaming TV services - those that deliver cable TV-like programming over the internet - has grown a remarkable 58% over last year, according to new data from comScore.
Aug 17, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
London-based Threads, a startup that sells luxury fashion on messaging services like WeChat, WhatsApp, Snapchat, and iMessage, raises $20M led by C Ventures   —  When you think of e-commerce marketplaces, chances are that the first things that come to mind are storefronts built on websites and apps.
Aug 17, 2018, 8:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Intel buys deep-learning startup Vertex.AI to join its Movidius unit; Vertex says Intel will continue to develop its PlaidML engine as an open source project   —  Intel wants to bring more artificial intelligence technology into all aspects of its business, and today it is stepping up its game a little in the area with an acquisition.
Aug 16, 2018, 10:00 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says it's begun removing content violating its drug policies and has blocked hundreds of search terms and search suggestions associated with drug sales   —  Facebook's role in the opioid crisis could become another scandal following yesterday's release of harrowing new statistics from the Center for Disease Control.
Aug 16, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Credit Karma acquires mortgage platform Approved for an undisclosed sum, says it's a natural next step to get into the mortgage business   —  Credit Karma, the service best known for providing free credit score monitoring and other financial advice (mostly to millennials), is getting into the mortgage business.
Aug 16, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
WordPress.com updates its policy to prohibit “malicious publication” of images of minors, following backlash over failure to remove Sandy Hook conspiracies   —  WordPress has taken down a handful alt-right blogs, according to several complaints from affected blog owners and readers …
Aug 16, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter says it's ending legacy API support, used by third-party apps like Tweetbot, due to “technical and business constraints”   —  It's hard to be a fan of Twitter right now.  The company is sticking up for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, when nearly all other platforms …
Aug 16, 2018, 1:07 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google's Firebase gets in-app messaging, integration with Atlassian's JIRA, better Crashlytics support, and more   —  Firebase is now Google's default platform for app developers and over the course of the last four years since it was acquired, the service has greatly expanded its feature set and integrations with our Google services.
Aug 16, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context

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