Urban transport app Citymapper launches London taxi-sharing service in partnership with Gett

Popular city transport app Citymapper has taken the next step in its efforts to transform urban mobility with the announcement of a new taxi-sharing service in partnership with Gett. This latest initiative comes just a few months after Citymapper launched its first commercial bus service in the U.K. captial. If you’re unfamiliar with Citymapper, it’s basically a […]

Keybase launches fully encrypted Slack-like communications tool — and it’s free

 Keybase added to its encrypted tool kit today when it launched Keybase Teams, an open source, Slack-like communications tool with end-to-end encryption. Desktop and mobile versions are available for download now. It may seem like competing with Slack, the enormously popular enterprise communications tool would be a fool’s errand for Keybase. But by making it fully […]

Google launches Tez, a mobile payments app built for India

Google has announced a new mobile payments app for India as the internet giant moves on its mission to ingratiate itself with the “next billion” internet users across the country. Available on both Android and iOS, the Tez app can be used by anyone to pay friends, local merchants, or even online sellers. The system […]

Spotify launches an iMessage app for texting songs to friends

 Spotify has quietly launched its own iMessage application that let you text songs to friends with just a few taps. The new app hasn’t been officially announced, but appears to be similar in functionality to Spotify’s Messenger app, which went live earlier this spring as one of Messenger’s new chat extensions. As with the Messenger […]

Apple’s ARKit launches a new channel: The hidden layers of reality

With similar new tech from Google, Microsoft and Facebook, advertising and marketing now have new dimensions. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

LinkedIn launches Audience Network to expand sponsored content to third-party apps

LinkedIn is opening up its vast troves of content to third-party apps and websites by allowing marketers to target their sponsored content via the all-new LinkedIn Audience Network. The Microsoft-owned professional networking service, used by more than 500 million people globally, has actually launched versions of the LinkedIn Audience Network in the past, including way […]

Facebook Watch original video tab launches to all U.S. users

 Today Facebook officially opened its new Watch tab of original video content to everyone in the U.S. after a limited rollout a month ago and expansion to some more users last week. Available on Facebook’s native mobile apps, desktop site, and TV apps, Watch lets users subscribe to their favorite series instead of just haphazardly […]

Tinder Gold, which lets you see who has liked you, launches today in U.S.

 As Rafiki once said, “It is time.” Tinder Gold, the dating app’s new premium subscription tier (which includes a feature that lets you see who’s already liked you without any swiping) is finally rolling out to the U.S. Tinder Gold and Likes You were originally tested in Argentina, Australia, Canada and Mexico at the end […]

#SocialSkim: Facebook’s Big Weak Spot, LinkedIn Launches Video: 11 Stories This Week

Young users may be ready to abandon Facebook; LinkedIn launches video upload, Reddit follows suit; Snapchat wants to transform news, and so does Facebook; Facebook algorithm to punish fake videos; 24 hot tools for social media; more! Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

Samsung launches Relúmĭno app to help the visually impaired see more clearly using VR

The virtual reality (VR) wars are starting to heat up, with HTC announcing earlier today that it is slashing the price of its Vive VR headset from 0 to 0 — a month after Facebook scythed prices for the Oculus Rift headset and Oculus Touch controller. But VR remains very much a niche medium, and we’ve yet […]