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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook is working on Avatars, a feature akin to Snapchat's Bitmoji that allows users to create personalized avatars and use them in Messenger, private chats   —  Hidden inside the code of Facebook's Android app is an unreleased feature called Facebook Avatars that lets people build personalized …
May 7, 2018, 11:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Twitter for Android's APK shows that Twitter is testing an encrypted DMs feature that is labeled “Secret conversations”   —  Buried inside Twitter's Android app is a “Secret conversation” option that if launched would allow users to send encrypted direct messages.
May 7, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Pay, first debuted in 2016 as Microsoft Wallet, will roll out to Outlook users over coming months, integrating Stripe, Braintree, Sage, Wave, and more   —  Microsoft Pay — Microsoft's answer to Android Pay and Apple Pay that was originally launched in 2016 as Microsoft Wallet — is getting a little more useful today.
May 7, 2018, 3:36 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
After announcing the partnership last August, Microsoft demos Alexa-Cortana integration, launches sign-up site for updates but doesn't share a launch timeline   —  Microsoft still isn't giving a timeline as to when its virtual assistant, Cortana, will support integration with Amazon Alexa …
May 7, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram may soon allow users to add music to their Stories using “music stickers”, according to changes to code   —  Instagram is preparing to let you add music to your Stories, judging by code found inside its Android app. “music stickers” could let you search for and add a song to your posts …
May 7, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft brings Visual Studio App Center, its lifecycle management tool for iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS developers, to the GitHub marketplace   —  Late last year, Microsoft launched Visual Studio App Center, its new unified mobile app development lifecycle solution for developers who want to write iOS …
May 7, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft says “nearly 700M” devices now run Windows 10, up from 500M this time last year, and says Office 365 now has 135M MAUs, up from 120M last October   —  At its Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced that over 700 million devices now run Windows 10.
May 7, 2018, 11:36 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Lyra Health, which is creating a smart network for treating mental health problems and is headed by former Facebook CFO Ebersman, raises $45M Series B   —  Treating issues with mental health can be a daunting and very sensitive task for anyone that is suffering from any kind of mental illness …
May 7, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Nokia has acquired SpaceTime Insight, a California-based IoT startup that provides predictive analytics based on machine learning algorithms   —  Nokia last week said that it was selling off its digital health business, after failing to develop it into a substantial business itself …
May 7, 2018, 7:10 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Email management service Unroll.me will stop serving EU users and delete all EU user accounts by May 24 as it's unable to comply with EU's GDPR   —  Put on your best unsurprised face: Unroll.me, a company that has, for years, used the premise of ‘free’ but not very useful ‘email management’ services …
May 5, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context

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