Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 1204:

Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Uber redesigns its home screen to contextually recommend JUMP bikes or its cars depending on trip length, destination, and personal ride history   —  Contextual, personalized vehicle suggestions spotlight bikes  —  For the first time, Uber will make contextual, personalized suggestions …
Oct 18, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sidestepping App Stores, Facebook Lite and Groups get Instant Games, which launch in browsers   —  HTML5 almost ruined Facebook when baking in the mobile web standard to speed up development slowed down the performance of the social network's main iOS and Android apps.
Oct 17, 2018, 4:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says it will demote links in the News Feed to websites that illicitly scrape and republish content from other sources with little or no modification   —  Facebook is demoting trashy news publishers and other websites that illicitly scrape and republish content from other sources with little or no modification.
Oct 16, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
How to find out if you are one of the 30M Facebook users whose account was affected by the security breach, what data was stolen, and what to do next   —  Are you one of the 30 million users hit by Facebook's access token breach announced two weeks ago?  Here's how to find out.
Oct 12, 2018, 6:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Screenshots in Messenger's Android code suggest Facebook is testing an “unsend” feature it promised after getting caught removing Zuckerberg's sent messages   —  In April, TechCrunch broke the news that some of Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook messages were deleted from recipients' inboxes …
Oct 12, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook is apologizing to some users after a since-patched bug deleted users' Live videos if they tried to post them to a Story or News Feed after broadcast   —  This time instead of exposing users' data, a Facebook bug erased it.  A previously undisclosed Facebook glitch caused it to delete …
Oct 11, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook rolls out Facebook 3D photos that use AI to add make-believe depth to iPhone portrait mode shots   —  What if you could peek behind what's in your photos, like you're moving your head to see what's inside a window?  That's the futuristic promise of Facebook 3D photos.
Oct 11, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Zenefits co-founder Parker Conrad's HR startup Rippling launches its new employee management system, after securing $7M in March 2017   —  Parker Conrad likes to save time, even though it's gotten him in trouble.  The former CEO of Zenefits was pushed out of the $4.5 billion human resources startup …
Oct 10, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat launches Snap Originals, 12 daily scripted original shows for its Discover section, with each episode lasting four or five minutes   —  Snapchat needs reasons for teens to come back every day as it struggles to grow amidst competition from Instagram, so it's capitalizing on its Los Angeles roots.
Oct 10, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram will use machine learning to scan photos to detect bullying and send them to community moderators for review if needed, rolling out in coming weeks   —  Instagram and its users do benefit from the app's ownership by Facebook, which invests tons in new artificial intelligence technologies.
Oct 9, 2018, 10:25 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
How I managed one of the largest supply chain mergers in US history  —  The merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax presented major challenges.  Read this firsthand account how how it was managed.
Copper:
The Impact of CRM in the Relationship Era  —  Get the infographic to discover the diverse ways in which CRMs are improving collaboration, productivity, forecasting, and more!
Zoho:
It's official — Zoho Books is MTD compliant  —  Making Tax Digital (MTD) goes into effect in April 2019, and this landmark reform will change the way millions do business in the UK.
Google Chrome:
Chrome's turning 10, here's what's new  —  Every time you open your browser, you have a mission to accomplish.  We built Chrome to help you do that as quickly and safely as possible.