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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
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Samsung unveils Flip, a 55" digital whiteboard with screen-sharing, able to flip between portrait and horizontal positions, available later in Jan. for $2,700   —  Digital whiteboards are a curiously popular project for big companies to dabble with lately.  It's one of those things companies build …
Jan 9, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Google working on fix for Pixel 2 XL display issues and Pixel 2 “clicking” noise, will roll out software update within weeks; warranty extended to two years   —  Shortly after Google's new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL began shipping, some users noted that the devices seemed to have some... quirks.
Oct 26, 2017, 8:27 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Honolulu passes law, effective Wednesday, allowing police to issue $35 fines for looking at devices while crossing streets on first offense, and $99 on third   —  Hate it when you see people staring at their phones while crossing the street?  You'll like this, then: it's about to be banned by a city for the first time.
Oct 24, 2017, 10:05 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Luxe ends door-to-door valet service in all cities; CEO confirms launch of new service this summer in “the same vein” as Luxe parking garages announced in March   —  Luxe started as a company that promised to make parking in busy cities less awful with an app that summoned blue-jacketed …
Apr 26, 2017, 10:20 PMIn context

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