Tinder acquires Wheel, an app for creating Snapchat-like video stories

00  Dating app Tinder is looking to get into video. The company announced today it’s acquiring an L.A.-based startup called Wheel, which had developed a social network for sharing “video…

Twitter adds Periscope’s live videos to its Top Trends

00  Twitter’s recently launched “Explore” section will now feature live videos sourced from Periscope within its “Top Trends,” the company announced yesterday. The move will further integrate Twitter’s standalone live streaming app…

WhatsApp now supports two-step verification

00  WhatsApp has rolled out two-step verification to all of its user base, the company quietly announced through an updated FAQ on its website. The additional security measure allows you…

Amazon Payments nearly doubled transaction volume in 2016, added 10 million more customers

00  Shortly after a Bloomberg report indicating that PayPal and Amazon have been discussing ways to work together on payments, Amazon unveiled a new milestone for its own payments business.…

Google Maps redesign puts traffic, transit, places and more at the bottom of the screen

00  Google Maps is getting an upgrade today aimed at putting the information you need most often within easier reach in the app’s interface. With a swipe up from the home…

00  Good riddance to one of the worst places to socialize on the internet. Amazon-owned IMDb announced today it will be closing down its discussion board later this month, and…