GitHub gets a CI/CD service – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s GitHub today launched the beta of a new version of GitHub Actions with full continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) capabilities built right into the service. General availability...

Google Travel adds flight price notifications and a limited time flight price guarantee –...

Google is building out its travel product with more features to convince you to use it to book flights and plan trips directly, instead of having to go anywhere...

Google launches ‘Live View’ AR walking directions for Google Maps – TechCrunch

Google is launching a beta of its augmented reality walking directions feature for Google Maps, with a broader launch that will be available to all iOS and Android...

Google to auction slots on Android default search ‘choice screen’ in Europe next year,...

Starting early next year Google will present Android users in Europe with a search engine choice screen when handsets bundle its own search service by default. In a blog post...

Google is bringing voice-free emergency operator access to Android – TechCrunch

Google today highlighted a new feature that will bring voice-free emergency service interaction to Pixels and other Android device. Designed for instances of injury, situations where speaking can present...

Google’s new version of Android Auto focuses on Assistant – TechCrunch

Google is starting to roll out an updated version of its in-car platform Android Auto that aims to make it easier and safer for drivers to use. The...

What Huawei didn’t say in its ‘robust’ half-year results – TechCrunch

The media has largely bought into Huawei’s ‘strong’ half-year results today, but there’s a major catch in the report: the company’s quarter-by-quarter smartphone growth was zero. The telecom equipment and...

TD Ameritrade is bringing customers’ financial portfolios into the car – TechCrunch

TD Ameritrade has integrated with in-vehicle software platforms Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Amazon’s Echo Auto to give customers the ability to check their stock portfolio or get...

Here are the new security and privacy features you might’ve missed – TechCrunch

In just a few weeks Apple’s new iOS 13, the thirteenth major iteration of its popular iPhone software, will be out — along with new iPhones and a...

Uber riders now earn rewards for shopping during their trip with new Cargo app...

Uber is launching a new shopping app with commerce partner Cargo, a startup it signed an exclusive global partnership with last year. The app will feature items curated...

AI photo editor FaceApp goes viral again on iOS, raises questions about photo library...

FaceApp. So. The app has gone viral again after first doing so two years ago or so. The effect has gotten better but these apps, like many other one...

Google Maps now shows users discounts from nearby restaurants in India – TechCrunch

Google said today that it has started to display discounts from restaurants in its Maps app in India as the Mountain View giant works to expand its ever...

Samsung backs Indus OS, three other startups in first investments for its VC arm...

Samsung Venture, the investment arm of the South Korean technology giant, has invested $8.5 million in Indus OS and three other Indian startups as the company’s VC fund...

India’s Android antitrust case against Google may have some holes – TechCrunch

India ordered an investigation into Google’s alleged abuse of Android’s dominance in the country to hurt local rivals in April. A document made public by the local antitrust watchdog...

Spotify Lite for Android gets an official launch in 36 countries – TechCrunch

Spotify’s Lite app is now official. The app has been in beta since last year, and now Spotify is officially releasing it in 36 countries worldwide. The app is designed...

Alexa’s indefinite memory and NASA’s otherworldly plans for GPS – TechCrunch

Hello, weekenders. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that...

Samsung shuts down its AI-powered Mall shopping app in India – TechCrunch

Samsung has quietly discontinued an app that it built specifically for India, one of its largest markets and where it houses a humongous research and development team. The AI-powered...

Shuttl is winning over office workers in India with safer bus commute option –...

The Amazon-backed startup is growing slow and getting customers that Uber and Ola don't have Miles away from the fancy parts of Gurgaon, where a cohort of Uber and Ola...

Mozilla previews a redesigned and faster Firefox for Android – TechCrunch

Mozilla today announced the first preview of a redesigned version of Firefox for Android that promises to be up to two times faster. The new version also introduces...

How to Share Your Phone’s Screen on iOS or Android Using Skype

Skype users have long been able to share their Mac or PC screen. But now the feature has come to iOS and Android. Here’s how to use it with...

Huawei says two-thirds of 5G networks outside China now use its gear – TechCrunch

As 5G networks begin rolling out and commercializing around the world, telecoms vendors are rushing to get a headstart. Huawei equipment is now behind two-thirds of the commercially launched...

Anti-spam service Truecaller adds free voice calling feature – TechCrunch

Truecaller, an app best known for helping users screen calls from strangers and spammers, is adding yet another feature to its service as it bolsters its super app...

Is your product’s AI annoying people? – TechCrunch

James Glasnapp Contributor Artificial intelligence (AI) is allowing us all to consider surprising new ways to simplify the lives of our customers. As a product developer, your central focus is always...

Huawei says US ban will cost it $30B in lost revenue – TechCrunch

Following a string of trade restrictions from the U.S., China’s telecoms equipment and smartphone maker Huawei expects its revenues to drop $30 billion below forecast over the next two...

#CodeCon, the ‘techlash’ and ill-prepared CEOs – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a newsletter published every Saturday that dives into the week’s noteworthy venture capital deals, funds and trends. Before I dive into this...

Apollo raises $22M for its GraphQL platform – TechCrunch

Apollo, a San Francisco-based startup that provides a number of developer and operator tools and services around the GraphQL query language, today announced that it has raised a $22...

Google opens its Android security key tech to iPhone and iPad users – TechCrunch

Google will now allow iPhone and iPad owners to use their Android security key to verify sign-ins, the company said Wednesday. Last month, the search and mobile giant said it...

Most US mobile banking apps have security and privacy flaws, researchers say – TechCrunch

You might figure the biggest U.S. banks would have some of the most secure mobile apps. Spoiler alert: not so much. New findings from security firm Zimperium, shared exclusively...

Mobile games now account for 33% of installs, 10% of time, and 74% of...

Mobile gaming continues to hold its own, accounting for 10% of the time users spend in apps — a percentage that has remained steady over the years, even though...

Shazam for Android now recognizes music played through headphones – TechCrunch

Shazam, the Apple -owned app that helps users identify songs playing around them, can now recognize songs you’re listening to through your headphones when using an Android phone...

Google Assistant comes to Waze navigation app – TechCrunch

Ever since Google acquired Waze back in 2013, features from each have been slowly making their way back and forth between it and Google Maps – and...

Aptoide, a Play Store rival, cries antitrust foul over Google hiding its app –...

As US regulators gear up to launch another antitrust probe of Google’s business, an alternative Android app store is dialling up its long time complaint of anti-competitive behavior against...

Apple restricts ads and third-party trackers in iPhone apps for kids – TechCrunch

Apple has told developers to stop including third-party trackers in apps designed for kids — or they face having their apps pulled from the app store. The tech giant...

US/China trade uncertainty adds to global smartphone growth woes – TechCrunch

Analyst Canalys has updated its forecast of global smartphone shipments — saying it expects just 1.35 billion units to ship in 2019, a year-on-year decline of 3.1%. This follows...

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on...

The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The organization responded saying the impact of...

Following FTC complaint, Google rolls out new policies around kids’ apps on Google Play...

Google announced this morning a new set of developer policies aimed at providing additional protections for children and families seeking out kid-friendly apps on Google Play. The new policies...

How to Enable Dark Mode on Google Keep and Calendar

Google this week announced it is rolling out a new dark mode for its Calendar and Keep apps on Android. Here is a look at how to enable it...

Where’s My Package? Awesome Ways to Track Your Package on Smart Devices

If you get package deliveries from numerous companies, tracking them all can be overwhelming. Instead of using basic tracking from the parcel services, check out these all-in-one mobile apps. ShareTweetShareShareEmail There...

Adobe brings its Premiere Rush video editing app to Android – TechCrunch

Adobe launched Premiere Rush, its newest all-in-one video editing tool that is essentially a pared-down version of its flagship Premiere Pro and Audition tools for professional video editors, in...

Google says its app store will continue to work for existing Huawei smartphone owners...

Google said today that existing users of Huawei Android devices can continue to use Google Play app store, offering some relief to tens of millions of users...

Amazon now sells flight tickets in India – TechCrunch

Indians can already use Amazon to pay for their mobile bills and borrow money to purchase items, but now there’s more. This week, the ecommerce giant quietly introduced...

Apple & Google celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with featured apps, new shortcuts –...

With last fall’s release of iOS 12, Apple introduced Siri Shortcuts — a new app that allows iPhone users to create their own voice commands to take actions on...

The Meizu 16s offers flagship features at a mid-range price – TechCrunch

Smartphones have gotten more expensive over the last few years even though there have only been a handful of recent innovations that really changed the way you interact with...

OpenFin raises $17 million for its OS for finance – TechCrunch

OpenFin, the company looking to provide the operating system for the financial services industry, has raised $17 million in funding through a Series C round led by Wells Fargo,...

India is investigating Google over alleged Android abuse – TechCrunch

More than 95 percent of the smartphones that ship in India run Android, according to industry estimates. Now the Indian antitrust watchdog is convinced that the nation should investigate...

Google and Qualcomm launch a dev kit for building Assistant-enabled headphones – TechCrunch

Qualcomm today announced that it has partnered with Google to create a reference design and development kit for building Assistant-enabled Bluetooth headphones. Traditionally, building these headphones wasn’t exactly...

Google Play is changing how app ratings work – TechCrunch

Two years ago, Apple changed the way its app store ratings worked by allowing developers to decide whether or not their ratings would be reset with their latest app...

Samsung spilled SmartThings app source code and secret keys – TechCrunch

A development lab used by Samsung engineers was leaking highly sensitive source code, credentials and secret keys for several internal projects — including its SmartThings platform, a security...

Google launches new Assistant developer tools – TechCrunch

At its I/O conference, Google today announced a slew of new tools for developers who want to build experiences for the company’s Assistant platform. These range from the...

Google launches Jetpack Compose, an open-source, Kotlin-based UI development toolkit – TechCrunch

Google today announced the first preview of Jetpack Compose, a new open-source UI toolkit for Kotlin developers who want to use a reactive programming model similar to what...

Stay connected

0FansLike
1,085FollowersFollow
13,556SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -

Latest article

Marvel's Avengers: Dozens of New Details About Gameplay, Story, and More

Marvel’s Avengers is shaping up to be one of 2020’s biggest games for PS4, Xbox One, Stadia, and PC, and we finally got hands-on...