Amazon takes on Etsy with a new shop featuring handcrafted items for weddings

00  Amazon this morning staked another claim in the billion-dollar wedding industry with the launch of a new Wedding Shop dedicated to sales of handcrafted items, including décor, invitations, gifts, jewelry,…

Uber debuts a “smarter” UberPool in Manhattan

00  Uber announced this morning a series of under-the-hood changes to its ride-sharing service UberPool in Manhattan, with the goal of improving its matching algorithms, as well as its pickup and dropoff processes…

Google’s new website explains Syrian refugee crisis with 360 degree photos, satellite imagery, video & more

00  The charitable arm of Google and the UN have teamed up on a new website aimed at helping people better understand the Syrian refugee crisis through the combination of…

Facebook Messenger debuts a new look focused on improving navigation

00  Facebook Messenger is getting a new look. No, it’s not getting rid of its Stories feature, Messenger Day, but is instead making a series a smaller changes to the…

Comcast’s new wireless service, Xfinity Mobile, is now live

00  In April, cable company and internet service provider Comcast announced its new wireless business, Xfinity Mobile, which offers unlimited data plans to Comcast customers that can be as cheap as…

EPIX hits Fire TV, will support the ‘EPIX Cast’ feature soon

00  Earlier this month, MGM-owned EPIX announced the launch of its own built-in “casting” feature that allows users to stream movies from the EPIX app on their mobile devices to…

Facebook kicks off Mother’s Day weekend with flower reactions, cards, stickers, masks & more

00  You may have noticed the purple flower reaction has returned to Facebook, allowing you to respond to posts with a “thankful” sentiment instead of a Like. As it turns out,…

Minecraft arrives on the Nintendo Switch

00  It didn’t make the cut as one of the many announcements to emerge from Microsoft’s Build 2017 event this week, but this morning the company unveiled that Minecraft – the…

Amazon drops its free shipping minimum to $25, undercutting Walmart

00  Amazon is fighting back against Walmart by dropping its free shipping minimum requirement down to $25. The move comes after a number of challenges by Walmart, including the added…

Target begins testing next-day delivery with “Target Restock” service

00  Target announced this morning it’s now testing a next-day home delivery service called Target Restock. The service, which is currently being trialed with Target employees ahead of a customer-facing…