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Five of Sony’s Spider-Man movies are coming to Disney+

Google Fi gets a rebrand, expanded smartwatch support, new free trial option and more

Google Fi, the cell phone carrier operated by Google, is getting a series of new updates and rebranding to Google Fi Wireless. The rebrand adds a bit of clarity about what exactly the service offers t

Oxenfree II: Lost Signals will launch on Netflix and other platforms on July 12

Oxenfree II: Lost Signals, the follow-up to the supernatural thriller Oxenfree, will launch on July 12 on mobile, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and Steam. The game was developed by Nig

Snapchat launches AR Lenses powered by generative AI, starting with a new ‘Cosmic Lens’

Snapchat is introducing AR Lenses powered by generative AI, the company announced at its Snap Partner Summit today. To start, the platform is rolling out a new “Cosmic Lens” that turns you

Snapchat unveils new Story modes, updates to Snap Map, enhanced Bitmoji and more

At its Snap Partner Summit today in Santa Monica, Snapchat unveiled a series of new features coming to its app. The company is rolling out new Stories features, adding updates to the Snap Map, enhanci

Your BeReal posts can now include what you’re listening to on Spotify

Spotify is launching a new integration with BeReal that lets users include in their BeReal post what they’re listening to on Spotify. BeReal encourages users to take a photo everyday at a random

Meta opens up its social VR space Horizon Worlds to teens

Meta announced today that it’s opening up Horizon Worlds to teen users in the U.S. and Canada, after previously restricting the social VR platform to users 18 years of age and above. As part of

Southwest Airlines resumes operations after briefly halting takeoffs due to a ‘technical issue’

Southwest Airlines is resuming operations after the airline briefly paused departures due to a “technical issue” earlier this morning. The airline says it had to address data connection is

YouTube updates its policies on eating disorder content, will ban videos showing ‘imitable behavior’

YouTube is updating its guidelines for dealing with eating disorder content on its platform, the Google-owned company announced on Tuesday. Although the platform has long removed content that glorifie

Samsung’s ‘News’ app launches with custom feeds and daily briefings

Samsung announced today that it’s introducing a “Samsung News” app that gives users access to everyday news from a variety of publications. The app, which will replace the company&#8

Instagram Reels adds a series of creator-focused updates, including a dedicated ‘trends’ section

As governments around the world express growing concerns about TikTok, its rival Instagram Reels is getting a series of updates aimed at creators. Meta announced today that it’s adding a dedicat

Parler to be acquired by digital media company Starboard, shut down temporarily

Parler, a platform that emerged out of the social media backlash of the Trump era, has been acquired by a new company that plans to temporarily shut it down. Digital media conglomerate Starboard, whic

Microsoft integrates Bing into its keyboard SwiftKey app on Android and iOS

Microsoft is integrating its Bing chatbot into its smartphone keyboard app SwiftKey on Android and iOS, the company announced on Thursday. The new integration lets users chat with the bot directly fro

Google Maps is adding new features to make it easier to explore national parks

Google is introducing new Maps features to make it easier for users to navigate national parks using the app. The tech giant says the new updates are designed to help users find the information they n

LinkedIn rolls out ways to verify your identity and employment, without a price tag

LinkedIn is introducing new ways to verify your identity and where you work, the company announced on Wednesday. Unlike with Twitter and Meta, LinkedIn’s new verification measures don’t in

Strava launches integration with Spotify to let users listen to content while tracking activities

Strava, the activity tracking and social community platform used by more than 100 million people globally, has announced a new in-app integration with Spotify. The integration allows users to easily a

TikTok quietly launched a GIF-like ‘video stickers’ feature for direct messages

TikTok quietly launched “animated video stickers” for direct messages in February, the company confirmed to TechCrunch. Video stickers essentially work like GIFs and are an expansion of Ti

Instagram adds new features to its creator marketplace, expands access to brand agencies

Instagram announced today that it’s extending access to parts of its creator marketplace via APIs to make it easier for brands to discover and work with creators on the third-party creator marke

Fitbit will start prompting users to migrate to Google accounts this summer

Google and Fitbit have announced that existing Fitbit users will have the option to start logging in using a Google account this summer. Users aren’t required to move to a Google account immediately

Lawmakers ask Department of Justice to investigate Warner Bros. Discovery merger

Four Democratic lawmakers have written to the Department of Justice to investigate Warner Bros. Discovery and launch an inquiry into alleged anti-competitive behavior. Democratic representatives Eliza
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