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Brandon Bilinski / YouTube Blog:
YouTube adds one click switch between audio and video for YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium subscribers, has time-matched over 5M songs   —  Imagine listening to a new track by your favorite artist in the YouTube Music app and having the ability to seamlessly switch over to watch …
Jul 19, 2019, 12:25 AMIn context
Sarah Dai / South China Morning Post:
Chinese AI voice recognition company iFlytek has raised ~$407M from a state-backed industry fund and several provincial government funds via a private placement   —  Company to invest 2.05 billion yuan in its AI speech platform, with 1.18 billion yuan coming from proceeds …
Jul 18, 2019, 11:20 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft's Xbox hardware revenue declined 48% YoY in Q4, but Xbox Live active users grew to 65M   —  Microsoft posted the fourth quarter of its 2019 financial results today, reporting revenue of $33.7 billion and net income of $13.2 billion.  Both are big increases year-over-year, setting a new record fiscal year for Microsoft.
Jul 18, 2019, 4:35 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed News:
Inside 18 months of turmoil at Grindr, which some former employees say began with its sale to Chinese company Kunlun Group and elevation of Scott Chen   —  Over the last 18 months, Grindr has faced a federal investigation, layoffs, mismanagement, and internal turmoil.
Jul 18, 2019, 2:35 PMIn context
Shelby Brown / CNET:
Google increases Chrome bug bounty rewards, tripling the maximum baseline reward from $5,000 to $15,000 and doubling the maximum reward from $15,000 to $30,000   —  Since 2010, Google has paid some people who report security holes in the Chrome browser.  If becoming a digital bounty hunter sounds …
Jul 18, 2019, 1:15 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
A look at the challenges facing Boston Dynamics, chief among them public perception, as it prepares to launch its first commercial bot, called Spot, this year   —  Not many robotics companies can boast legions of fans online, but not many robotics companies make robots quite like Boston Dynamics.
Jul 18, 2019, 9:30 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
“Not designed for children” warning appearing on some Play Store listings; developers have the option to apply it where kids are outside the target age group   —  Back in May, Google announced that Android developers have to specify a “target age range” for all apps in the Play Store.
Jul 17, 2019, 10:45 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
Google removes seven stalkerware apps from the Play Store that were found by Avast researchers; the apps had been installed more than 130,000 times   —  You'd think it would be difficult to find an app that can secretly track a person's every move.  But researchers have found them right in the open on Google's Play Store.
Jul 17, 2019, 7:00 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Netflix says it plans to launch a cheaper mobile-only streaming plan starting in India in Q3   —  It'll be cheaper than Netflix's current plans that allow streaming on a TV  —  After giving it a test run in a few countries earlier this year, Netflix has confirmed it will officially introduce …
Jul 17, 2019, 4:32 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
As part of World Emoji Day, Apple and Google share designs for around 60 new emoji, many focused on representation around disability   —  Tomorrow is World Emoji Day.  Why is there a World Emoji Day?  No idea!  But it's tomorrow!  —  To recognize the day, Apple and Google have both shed …
Jul 17, 2019, 3:00 PMIn context

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