YouTube TV expands to 10 more U.S. markets, adds more YouTube Red series

00  YouTube TV, Google’s $35 per month streaming service aimed at a younger demographic of cord cutters and cord-nevers, is expanding to ten more markets, the company announced this week…

Amazon’s Echo Show gets more practical by adding support for smart home camera feeds

00  Amazon today announced a notable new trick for its next-generation Echo device, the Echo Show (aka the one with the screen), which could make it a more compelling purchase: it…

Tumblr rolls out new content filtering tools with launch of ‘Safe Mode’

00  Tumblr this morning is rolling out a significant update to its content filtering system with the launch of a new “Safe Mode” for browsing content on its site. While…

Skype outage causing connectivity issues, company says it’s a “global incident”

00  Microsoft’s recently updated communications app Skype has been suffering connectivity issues which began on Monday, June 19th, and are continuing today. After hours of downtime on Monday, the company…

Netflix tests pre-roll video ‘previews’ that are personalized to your interests

00  Netflix regularly experiments with new ways to introduce viewers to its own original programming, including through recommendations, trailers, and other featured selections on its homepage. The latest experiment, underway…

Amazon wants to become Walmart before Walmart can become Amazon

00  The future of retail will be a combination of both online e-commerce and a brick-and-mortar retail presence – as recent moves from both Walmart and Amazon have shown, including…

Sling TV rolls out a better DVR with an option to protect recordings, record from Fox

00  Live TV streaming service Sling TV is today rolling out an improved DVR feature, while also making the option to record TV shows available on more devices and channels.…

Facebook’s Safety Check will integrate fundraisers, among other upgrades

00  Facebook today announced a series of improvements for its Safety Check feature – the service that allows Facebook users to communicate about their safety to friends and family during…

Google’s smart keyboard app Gboard adds phrase suggestions, a draw-an-emoji feature & more

00  Google this morning is rolling out a notable update for its smart keyboard app, Gboard, which introduces a number of new features aimed at helping you communicate more quickly,…

Amazon launches ‘My Mix,’ a personalized shop filled with your favorite things

00  Amazon has quietly launched a new feature offering shoppers personalized suggestions of products they might like to buy. Called “My Mix,” the addition is tied to Amazon’s “Interesting Finds”…