Live Studio Turns Your Videos And GIFs Into Live Photos

 A good handful of apps have emerged to expand the capabilities of Live Photos introduced in the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, including a tool to turn Live Photos into GIFs,  a Live ...

Yahoo Scraps Plan To Spin Off Alibaba Stake, But Will Split Into Two

 Yahoo has today confirmed rumors it is scrapping a plan to spin off its stake in Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba. Its shares are up in pre-market trading on the news. Read More TechCrunch ...

Google Will Shut Down Songza App, Songza.com To Fold Into Google Play Music

 The music wars are afoot, Google is consolidating its weaponry. Beginning today, Songza users will be notified that the Songza website and mobile apps are being fully folded into ...

Star Wars Dips Into Virtual Reality With “Jakku Spy,” Created In Parallel With The Force Awakens

 The Star Wars marketing blitz is on, with everything from trailers hitting the internet to cans of food donning the likeness of characters at the supermarket. ridiculous, this ...

Microsoft Integrates Cortana Into Its Power BI Business Intelligence Service

 When Microsoft has a technology it likes, it loves to bring it to all of its platforms and services. Right now, its Cortana personal assistant is clearly one of these technologies. ...

Google Turns Image Search Into Pinterest With New “Collections” Feature

 Watch out, Pinterest, you’ve got new competition. Google has now rolled out a new feature on its search engine that offers users an easy way to save to save images they ...

Google Open Sources Two Tools To Import Mail Into Gmail

 If you’ve ever been stuck using another email service and want to move over to Gmail, importing all of your mail is a real pain in the ass. Think Apple’s Mail client ...

Not Into The Hearts? Twitter Appears To Be Testing Multi-Emoji Reactions

 Yes, the fav turned into a like. The star turned into a heart. Some tweeters were not very happy about this change even though Twitter said engagement was just fine — increased ...

Facebook Turns Photos Into Dynamic “Slideshow” Ads For The Developing World’s Slow Connections

 Facebook has hit user saturation in its core developed world markets. A strong way to boost revenue is for Facebook to make ads work better in emerging markets with older technology. ...

Twitch Expands Further Into Creative Content With The Debut Of A New Section For Artists

 The Amazon-owned video game streaming site Twitch is doubling down on what the company says has been a rapidly growing source of non-gaming videos on its site: creative content. ...

Facebook Bakes Ad Buying Into Its Free, 200K-User Mixpanel Competitor “Analytics For Apps”

 Facebook’s platform strategy is finally coming to fruition as it builds ad buying into the free analytics tool it offers app developers. Today Facebook gathered reporters ...

Microsoft To Shut Down Sunrise Mobile Calendar After Integration Into Outlook Completes

 Microsoft announced today it will roll out new versions of its flagship mobile email application, Outlook for iOS and Outlook for Android, which combined, reach nearly 30 million ...