Facebook Is Building Smartwatch With Health Features
Social media giant Facebook is building a smartwatch that will let users send messages and also offer health and fitness features
PayPal Unlikely To Invest Cash In Cryptocurrencies
“We’re not going to invest corporate cash, probably, in sort of financial assets like that, but we want to capitalize on this growth opportunity that’s in front of us” Rainey said in a CNBC interview.
Alexa Can Now Greet People From Your Ring Doorbell Pro
Amazon is announcing that it’s adding Alexa to its Ring Video Doorbell Pro, giving it the ability to talk to people when they come to your house. The feature is called Alexa Greetings, and requires that you have a Ring Protect subscription, which starts at $3 a month.
Apple Partners With TSMC To Develop Ultra-Advanced Displays
Apple has partnered with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. to develop ultra-advanced display technology at a secretive facility in Taiwan.
Apple Will Replace 2016 And 2017 MacBook Pro Batteries If They Don’t Charge Past 1 Percent
A very small number of customers with 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro computers have experienced an issue with the battery not charging past 1%.
Apple Maps Adds Accidents, Speed Traps and Hazards Features In iOS 14.5
Apple is bringing accident, hazard, and speed check reporting to Apple Maps. The feature is currently only available to users with the iOS 14.5 beta, and is similar to user-reporting features found in Waze and Google Maps.
Reddit’s Valuation Doubles To $6 Billion After New $250 Million Funding
Reddit said on Monday that it raised more than $250 million in a new round of funding that doubled its valuation to $6 billion.
PayPal Says U.S. Consumer Watchdog Investigating Payment App Venmo
PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday it was cooperating with the U.S. consumer watchdog regarding a civil investigation demand relating to its app Venmo’s alleged unauthorized fund transfers and collections processes.
PayPal Says To Shut Domestic Payments Business In India
San Jose, California-based PayPal will instead focus on its cross-border payments business, which means global customers will still be able to pay Indian merchants using the service.
TikTok Now Has An Official Android TV App
TikTok has come to Google’s Android TV platform, marking the short video app’s latest expansion to big screens, according to 9to5Google. Though the app is currently on the Google Play Store, it seems to not be working in every region yet
Sony Sold 4.5 Million PlayStation 5 Consoles In 2020
Sony shipped 4.5 million PlayStation 5 units worldwide in 2020, as revealed by information published alongside the company’s latest earnings report.
Google To Pay $2.59 Million To Settle Allegations Of Discrimination
The tech giant Google has agreed to pay $2.59 million to more than 5,500 current employees and former job applicants as part of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor over allegations of systemic discrimination as it relates to compensation and hiring.
Google To Shut Down Internal Stadia Game Development Studios
The tech giant Google said on Monday it would stop internal development of games for Stadia, making the cloud-based game-streaming service entirely dependent on titles from other game developers and publishers.
Apple Launches Google Chrome Extension For iCloud Passwords
Apple has launched an official Google Chrome extension for the Windows and Mac versions of the web browser to help users use the passwords stored in their iCloud Keychain.
India Plans To Introduce Legislation To Ban Cryptocurrencies
India plans to introduce a law to ban private cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in the country during the budget session of parliament that began Friday.
Netflix Is Rolling Timer Feature On Android Devices
Streaming giant Netflix is launching a global test today on Android devices that will allow subscribers to set a timer for their viewing period.
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