Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Waze now tells you the cost of toll roads along your route

Navigation app Waze is already brimming with features designed to give you an easier time on the road, which is exactly why it has so far attracted more than 100 million active users...

Blackstone is acquiring mobile ad company Vungle – TechCrunch

Private equity firm Blackstone just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire mobile advertising company Vungle. The companies aren’t disclosing the financial terms, but as part of the transaction, Vungle has...

Apple’s push for a federal privacy law is reportedly hurting state efforts

Apple is undeniably one of the technology industry’s most public advocates for user privacy, but behind the scenes, the company’s efforts aren’t necessarily as aligned with users’ interests as its marketing might suggest....

LG G8 ThinQ Tips and Tricks

Julian Chokkattu/Digital TrendsThe LG G8 ThinQ offers some cutting-edge features while also packing top-of-the line 2019 flagship specs. Especially now that you can nab one at a discount, the LG G8 can be...

Minecraft Earth beta is coming soon

Minecraft Earth, an all-new mobile AR version of the global sensation sandbox building and survival game, is coming to iOS later this month and Android “soon thereafter” according to the official blog. We first heard...

Amazon Cuts 33% Off the Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand

The much-awaited Amazon Prime Day 2019 is almost here, and we have already seen a lot of great deals for Samsung and Apple smartphones. If you have been planning to upgrade to a...

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs backs Umbrella, a community marketplace for boomers

Roughly 55 million people in the U.S. are 65 or older, which comes to around 16% of the population. Between the 2000 and 2010 census, the 65+ age group increased by 15.1% —...

Facebook answers how Libra taxes & anti-fraud will work – TechCrunch

Facebook provided TechCrunch with new information on how its cryptocurrency will stay legal amidst allegations from President Trump that Libra could facilitate “unlawful behavior.” Facebook and Libra Association executives tell me they expect...

Sage Plus for Experts gives travel experts a central place to share their content...

Sage is giving reviewers, chefs and other experts and publishers a central place to share all their content. To do this, the startup has created a new product called Sage Plus for Experts, which...

Samsung may surprise us with quick launch of the Galaxy Watch Active 2

The Galaxy Watch Active could be superseded soon, if rumors are accurate. The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 is being tipped for release in the near future, despite the first model arriving in...