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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google updates Google Flights, Google Trips, and its hotel search service with price tracking, rolling out globally today   —  Google today is expanding its booking features for travelers using Google services including Trips, Flights and hotel search, with a focus on helping people find better rates.
Dec 14, 2017, 12:37 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook confirms it will stop subsidies for Facebook Live publishers, encouraging them to use mid-roll ads, and says pre-roll ads are coming to Watch   —  Everyone's least favorite ads are coming to Facebook, but six-second pre-rolls will only appear on original Watch tab videos you purposefully view and not in the News Feed.
Dec 14, 2017, 12:13 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Facebook launches a new Click-to-WhatsApp ad unit that enables calls or messages via WhatsApp, gradually rolling out worldwide except in Europe   —  WhatsApp has always said that it has no plans to put ads into its own app, but this is not stopping Facebook, which now owns WhatsApp …
Dec 14, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Microsoft makes Azure Bot Service and Cognitive Language Understanding tools generally available, says 200K devs have signed up for the Bot service   —  Microsoft introduced the Azure Bot Framework more than two years ago and companies have been building chatbots for a variety of scenarios ever since.
Dec 13, 2017, 6:15 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Microsoft updates Bing with improved conversational search, Intelligent Image Search, ability to better surface different viewpoints, Reddit partnership, more   —  At a special AI-focused event today in San Francisco, Microsoft announced a number of feature updates to Bing that it hopes …
Dec 13, 2017, 5:54 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Techstars partners with Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten and its chat app Viber on three-month Asia-based accelerator focused on mobile chat and related areas   —  Techstars is bringing its global accelerator program to Asia for the first time in partnership with Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten and its chat app Viber.
Dec 13, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Twitter says Russia-linked accounts spent just $1,031.99 on six Brexit-related ads during regulated campaign period before UK referendum from April to June 2016   —  Twitter has disclosed that Russian-backed accounts spent $1,031.99 to buy six Brexit-related ads on its platform during last year's European Union referendum vote.
Dec 13, 2017, 2:07 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google says it's bringing Assistant to tablets running Android 6.0+ and phones running Android 5.0+ in US, UK, India, Australia, and elsewhere   —  The Google Assistant, Google's take on Siri, Cortana and Alexa without the approachable name, has long been available on most modern phones and tablets.
Dec 13, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon says it has expanded same-day and one-day delivery to 3,000+ new markets across the US, bringing total to 8,000+   —  Amazon announced today it has expanded its same-day delivery and one-day shipping service to thousands more markets across the U.S., just in time for last-minute holiday shopping.
Dec 13, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Google and Temasek report: Southeast Asia's internet economy growth has exceeded expectations by 35%, now estimated to reach $50B in 2017 and $200B by 2025   —  Southeast Asia is now the world's third largest region for internet users — with more people online than the entire U.S. population …
Dec 13, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context

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