Google launches YouTube TV subscription service in 10 new cities

Google is bringing its nascent television streaming service to more cities. The search giant’s YouTube TV subscription service is now available in ten new metropolitan areas: Washington D.C., Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Dallas, Charlotte, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Phoenix, Atlanta, and Minneapolis-St. Paul. Google first previewed its TV-streaming service in February and debuted the service in […]

Wire launches e2e encrypted team messaging in beta

 End-to-end encrypted messaging platform Wire is targeting Slack’s territory with a new messaging for teams product, called Teams. Read More Social – TechCrunch

The Tor Project launches its first public bug bounty program through HackerOne

The Tor Project, the nonprofit body behind the anonymizing Tor browser that lets anyone browse the internet without being tracked, has announced its first ever bug bounty program. Tor, an acronym of “The Onion Router,” is downloadable software that directs traffic through a volunteer-run network of relays. It’s typically used by whistleblowers and activists or […]

LinkedIn Lite launches as an Android app in India, coming to 60+ countries soon

 LinkedIn, the social network for the working world with over 500 million members that is now owned by Microsoft, is today taking its next step in its bid to court more users in emerging markets. The company has released an Android app for LinkedIn Lite, a pared-down version of its original LinkedIn mobile app that […]

Amazon launches Spark, a shoppable feed of stories and photos aimed at Prime members

 Amazon today is launching Amazon Spark, a new feature aimed at improving product discovery, which is seemingly inspired by Instagram and its use of shoppable photos. Similarly, Amazon Spark users are encouraged to post stories, ideas and images of products they love, which others can react to with comments and “smiles” – Amazon’s own version […]

WeWork launches joint venture with SoftBank to bring its shared work spaces to Japan

Heavily funded startup WeWork is launching a joint venture (JV) with telecom giant SoftBank that will open WeWork’s shared working spaces to the Japanese market. The new JV, which will be known as “WeWork Japan,” will be 50 percent-owned by each company and will enable the New York-based tech firm to gain a solid foothold in […]

Snapchat launches new features, including Paperclips for links within Snaps

Now, marketers and any content creators can add links to their Snaps. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook launches Wi-Fi hotspot-finding feature globally

Facebook is expanding its “Find WiFi” feature, which will allow users to locate WiFi hotspots through the app, around the globe. The feature was already rolled out in select counties, according to a release from Facebook. The social media company found that the addition helped serve travelers and people using their phones in areas with […]

Facebook Messenger launches Discover as it takes on chatbots (again)

 Facebook isn’t done with chatbots quite yet; today, the company is launching Discover, a hub inside Messenger for discovering new and interesting chatbots to message with. The section is going live for users stateside, and the company is billing it as an opportunity for people to interact with businesses and brands in more useful ways. […]

Snapchat launches location-sharing feature Snap Map

 Snapchat’s next big feature wants to get you to meet up with friends in real life rather than just watching each other’s lives on your phones. Snap Map lets you share your current location, which appears to friends on a map and updates when you open Snapchat. It’s rolling out today to all iOS and […]