Tag: App

  • Jury decides against Google’s app store in antitrust lawsuit 

    A federal jury in California sided with “Fortnite” maker Epic Games in the company’s antitrust lawsuit against Google’s Android App Store, finding the store violated antitrust laws and was illegally protected from competition. The jury in San Diego reached a unanimous verdict on Monday night after nearly three hours of deliberation following a weeks-long trial…

  • WSJ News Exclusive | Meta Starts Fully Encrypting Messages on Facebook and Messenger App

    Updated Dec. 6, 2023 10:42 pm ET Meta Platforms said it has started fully encrypting messages on Facebook by default, moving ahead with a privacy measure that government officials and others have warned could hide illegal activity by child predators and other criminals. The social-media giant starting this week is automatically shifting Facebook users to…

  • How to send a digital gift card on Amazon, Venmo or Cash App

    Jeff Greenberg | Universal Images Group | Getty Images Don’t panic if you miss the window to order a gift for someone during the holidays, or are in a faraway state and don’t want to deal with shipping. It’s easy to give a digital gift card that can save you in a pinch. Many of…

  • Step-By-Step Guide To Make A Rideshare App in 2023

    Dollars 185,000,000! This represents an estimate of the size of the ride-sharing app market in 2026.  An estimated 36% of Americans have used a ride-sharing app once, which is an increase of 2 percentage points from 2015.  A fantastic ride-sharing app and carpooling apps therefore appear to have a robust market. Uber swiftly responded to…

  • Chinese syndicates to keep hurting India via loan app scams: Cyber expert

    Chinese criminal syndicates and gangs operating digital loan shark scams are expected to further dent the Indian economy in 2024, warns cybersecurity law expert Pavan Duggal. The surge in illegal activities, through Chinese loan apps, has raised concerns about the exploitation of unemployed youth and financially-stressed individuals in India. Elevate Your Tech Prowess with High-Value…

  • The Vision Pro’s first killer app is the web, whether Apple likes it or not

    In the days ahead of the Vision Pro’s launch, Apple has heavily promoted some of the apps destined for its spatial computing headset. Download Disney Plus and watch movies from Tatooine! Slack and Fantastical and Microsoft Office on your face! FaceTime with your friends as a floating hologram! But it’s increasingly clear that the early…

  • You won’t be able to use the YouTube app on Vision Pro

    Just like Netflix, YouTube also isn’t building a native app for the Vision Pro. Its iPad app won’t support the $3,499 headset, either, as YouTube spokesperson Jessica Gibby tells The Verge, “YouTube users will be able to use YouTube in Safari on the Vision Pro.” Those aren’t the only major services that won’t have dedicated…

  • News app Artifact by Instagram cofounders is shutting down

    Artifact, the AI-driven news app cofounded by Instagram‘s Kevin Systrom, is shutting down after failing to find a large enough market, the company announced on its blog. “We’ve been working hard to build Artifact into a product that millions of people could use every day,” the company wrote. “But, unfortunately, we haven’t found a way…

  • OpenAI Unveils App Store for Custom Chatbots

    Over the last four years, Microsoft has invested $13 billion in OpenAI, which has also raised money from other investors. The San Francisco start-up is in talks to finalize a deal that would value it at over $80 billion. Seasoned software developers have long used ChatGPT’s underlying technology, GPT-4, to build their own applications, including…

  • A better all-in-one AI app is finally here

    Hi, friends! Welcome to Installer No. 20, your guide to the best and Verge-iest stuff in the world. (If you’re new here, hello, welcome, hi, what’s up, how are you, welcome to the gang, and also, you can read all the old editions at the Installer homepage.)  It’s our first issue of 2024, a number…