New Sesame Street-themed PSA encourages kids to...
Device addiction plagues us all — even Apple CEO Tim Cook. But children with phones and tablets are even more...
Tim Cook wants you to put down your iPhone
Tim Cook thinks people should get off their iPhones and decrease their engagement with apps. The Apple CEO, speaking at...
Netflix offers $2 billion more in debt to fund...
Netflix is raising another $2 billion in debt to fund its content spending and other expenses, the company announced...
Voiceflow, which allows anyone to make voice apps...
The market for voice apps has opened up — Amazon Alexa’s platform alone has over 80,000 skills as of...
Streaming TV service Philo gets a little more...
As the internet TV services have matured, their pricing has as well. The majority have raised their price points...
JCPenney explains why it dropped Apple Pay
JCPenney quietly ditched Apple Pay this month. The decision was announced in response to a customer complaint on...
Audioburst raises $10M to build AI-powered...
Audioburst, a startup that uses AI technology to extract the best bits from podcasts and talk radio to create new...
Amazon launches ad-supported music service to...
Amazon today announced the launch of a free, ad-supported music service in the U.S. that will be available to anyone...
USDA launches pilot program allowing SNAP...
The USDA this morning announced the launch of a pilot program that will open up online grocery shopping to those on...
Google & Amazon reach an agreement to bring...
Google and Amazon are burying the hatchet to better serve users of their respective streaming video platforms, the...
Amazon launches a certification program for Alexa...
Developers building voice-enabled applications for Amazon Echo and other Alexa-powered devices will now have a new way...
Twitter to launch a ‘hide replies’ feature,...
In February, Twitter confirmed its plans to launch a feature that would allow users to hide replies that they felt...
Smart speakers’ installed base to top 200...
Smart speakers’ global installed base is on track to top 200 million by the end of this year, according to...
Twitch’s first game, the karaoke-style...
Amazon-owned game-streaming site Twitch is today publicly launching its first game. But it’s not a traditional...
Tinder becomes the top-grossing, non-game app in...
For the first time in years, Netflix is no longer the top grossing, non-game mobile app. Instead, that title now goes...
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos challenges rival retailers...
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos challenged rival retailers to increase their minimum wages to $16 per hour, in his annual letter...
Cashierless Amazon Go stores are planning to...
Amazon Go convenience stores will begin to accept cash, according to a report this morning from CNBC, which Amazon...
Roblox hits milestone of 90M monthly active users
Kids gaming platform Roblox, most recently valued at over $2.5 billion, has reached a new milestone of 90 million...
Amazon Alexa launches its first HIPAA-compliant...
Alexa is moving into healthcare. Following a trial of Amazon’s smart speakers in patients’ rooms at...
AI-powered booking service Google Duplex rolls...
Google confirmed its Google Assistant feature for booking restaurant reservations via the phone, powered by...