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RCS messaging has rolled out to Android users in the US – TechCrunch

RCS messaging has rolled out to Android users in the US – TechCrunch

Here’s a nice little surprise for Android users this weekend. It seems that Google’s pans to roll out Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging is slightly ahead of schedule. The company announced in November that it would be making the feature available for all Android users in the country by year-end. A tweet from Android Messages […]

Let’s talk Samsung Galaxy S11 – TechCrunch

Let’s talk Samsung Galaxy S11 – TechCrunch

We’ve officially entered the mid-December hardware doldrums. Obviously no major hardware maker in its right mind is going to be announcing anything major in the next few weeks, for fear of preemptively cannibalizing holiday sales. Things will, however, heat up immediately after the new year with the kick off of CES. Then, a little over […]

Pandora launches interactive voice ads – TechCrunch

Pandora launches interactive voice ads – TechCrunch

Pandora has begun to test a new type of advertising format that allows listeners to respond to the ad by speaking aloud. In the new ads, listeners are prompted to say “yes” after the ad asks a question and a tone plays. The ads will then offer more information about the product or brand in […]

Amazon launches Audible Suno free app featuring short-stories in India – TechCrunch

Amazon launches Audible Suno free app featuring short-stories in India – TechCrunch

Amazon is having another go at expanding its reach to listeners in India. The company, which launched pay-to-use Audible in the country last year, today introduced a new service called Audible Suno that offers free access to “hundreds of hours of audio entertainment, enlightenment and learning.” And it’s banking on major Indian celebrities to draw […]

Robinhood lets you invest as little as 1 cent in any stock – TechCrunch

Robinhood lets you invest as little as 1 cent in any stock – TechCrunch

One share of Amazon stock costs over $1700, locking out less wealthy investors. So to continue its quest to democratize stock trading, Robinhood is launching fractional share trading this week. This lets you buy 0.000001 shares, rounded to the nearest penny, or just $1 of any stock with zero fee. The ability to buy by […]

Apple adds new iPhone parental controls – TechCrunch

Apple adds new iPhone parental controls – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. The iPhone’s new parental controls can limit who kids can call, text and FaceTime and when With the release of iOS […]

BMW says ‘ja’ to Android Auto – TechCrunch

BMW says ‘ja’ to Android Auto – TechCrunch

BMW today announced that it is finally bringing Android Auto to its vehicles, starting in July 2020. With that, it will join Apple’s CarPlay in the company’s vehicles. The first live demo of Android Auto in a BMW will happen at CES 2020 next month and after that, it will become available as an update […]

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