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A new YouTube feature will make its connected TV ads more shoppable

YouTube today gave advertisers a sneak peek at its plans to make its video platform more shoppable. The company will soon be introducing a new interactive feature aimed at advertisers called brand extensions, which will allow YouTube viewers to learn.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchMay 4th, 2021

Analytics Suggest 96% of Users Leave App Tracking Disabled in iOS 14.5

An early look at an ongoing analysis of Apple's App Tracking Transparency suggests that the vast majority of iPhone users are leaving app tracking disabled since the feature went live on April 26 with the release of iOS 14.5. MacRumors reports: Accor.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 53 min. ago

Google preemptively adds YouTube TV access to Roku’s YouTube app

A contractual dispute between Roku and Google has now seen the YouTube TV app pulled from Roku's online channel store......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 53 min. ago

Credit Karma reinvents cash-back rewards with instant payback

Credit Karma Money, a new checking and savings account from the company best known for its credit monitoring service, recently launched a significant new feature. Called Instant Karma, the program rewards users by randomly refunding purchases or addi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 53 min. ago

Mortgage giant Rocket Cos. adds auto finance to its future e-commerce platform

The site, Rocket Auto, will feature vehicle inventory and connect customers directly to auto lender offerings. Rocket Auto currently serves as a white label call center for online used-car retailer Vroom......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News15 hr. 53 min. ago

Credit Karma reinvents cash back rewards with instant payback

Credit Karma Money, a new checking and savings account from the company best known for its credit monitoring service, recently launched a significant new feature. Called Instant Karma, the program rewards users by randomly refunding purchases or addi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 53 min. ago

Google search rankings algorithm check-in; Friday’s daily brief

Local Service Ads Google bug, speeding up images and the value of our old internet companies. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News19 hr. 53 min. ago

Twitter adds "tip jar" to pay for good tweeting

Twitter launches a new payment feature for good tweets - but it comes with privacy concerns......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News19 hr. 53 min. ago

Who would win in a fight between an octopus and a seabird? Two marine biologists place their bets

If you're anything like us, you may have wondered if an octopus and a seabird would ever end up in a fight. Well they do, and it's a YouTube wormhole that can prove quite addictive......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 53 min. ago

Twitter Tip Jar lets you pay people for good tweetin’

Twitter today confirmed earlier reports that it’s testing a new Tip Jar feature. The new addition utilizes a number of different payment platforms, including PayPal, Venmo, Patreon, Cash App and Bandcamp (all region-dependent). “Tip Jar is an eas.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Kena: Bridge of Spirits and more indies selected for Tribeca Festival

The Tribeca Festival will feature video games as official selections for the first time ever......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Twitter Begins To Show Prompts Before People Send "Mean" Replies

Nasty replies on Twitter will require a little more thought to send. From a report: The tech company said it is releasing a feature that automatically detects "mean" replies on its service and prompts people to review the replies before sending them......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Bringing An Articulated Desk Lamp To Life

Allyson, a regular contributor to Make: , has just released a fun project on youtube. She’s taken inspiration from the iconic pixar lamp and brought an articulated desk lamp to life. Yeah, fine, it doesn’t hop around all cute, and by All.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Motional Joins the Auto-ISAC

Advancing Cybersecurity of the Connected Vehicle across the Industry WASHINGTON, DC, USA, May 4, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC) welcomes new member Motional. The inclusion of Motiona.....»»

Category: cloudSource:  techienewsukRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Signal wanted to run Instagram ads to show how user data is collected and sold, promptly gets banned by Facebook

User privacy and social media have always had a complex relationship, spawning endless debates on regulation, tracking online user behaviour and data collection. It's why some companies have increasingly started to push privacy as a core feature of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Apple Puts More Advertisements In App Store After Ad-Tracking Ban

Apple has added extra paid-for advertisements to its App Store, a week after its new operating system limited tracking for ads from other companies. The BBC reports: The new ad space lets app-makers advertise on the App Store search tab, rather than.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Study: Using Apple’s Night Shift to improve your sleep? Don’t bother

The test was done with iPhones, but many gadgets have a similar feature. Enlarge / The 2020 iPhone lineup. From left to right: iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12, iPhone SE, and iPhone 12 mini. (credit: Samuel Axon) Researchers at Bri.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

iPhones’ Night Shift feature doesn’t help you sleep better, study finds

The test was done with iPhones, but many gadgets have a similar feature. Enlarge / The 2020 iPhone lineup. From left to right: iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12, iPhone SE, and iPhone 12 mini. (credit: Samuel Axon) Researchers at Bri.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Signal Tried To Use Instagram Ads To Display the Data Facebook Collects and Sells. Facebook Banned Signal"s Account.

Privacy-oriented messaging app Signal tried to run a very candid ad campaign on Facebook-owned Instagram, but it wasn't meant to be. From a report: Signal explained how it went down in a blog post Tuesday. The idea was to post ads on Instagram which.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

"Careful, these guys are filming everything": William and Kate launch own YouTube channel

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have launched their own YouTube channel with a slick promotional video......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Twitter rolls out improved ‘reply prompts’ to cut down on harmful tweets

A year ago, Twitter began testing a feature that would prompt users to pause and reconsider before they replied to a tweet using “harmful” language — meaning language that was abusive, trolling, or otherwise offensive in nature. Tod.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021