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BlaBlaCar raises $115 million to build all-in-one travel app

French startup BlaBlaCar has raised a new $115 million funding round (€97 million). While the company is better known for its long distance carpooling marketplace, BlaBlaCar has also added a bus marketplace with the acquisition of Ouibus and an onl.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxApr 20th, 2021

The Fortnite Trial Is Exposing Details About the Biggest iPhone Hack on Record

As part of the trial against Epic Games, Apple released emails that show that 128 million users, of which 18 million were in the U.S., downloaded apps containing malware known as XCodeGhost from the App Store. From a report: In 2015, unknown hackers.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

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 News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Sennheiser Sells Its Consumer Audio Business To Hearing Aid Specialist Sonova

Sennheiser has sold its consumer electronics division to a Swiss company called Sonova that specializes in hearing care, Sennheiser has announced. Engadget reports: Sonova said it made the 200 million euro ($241 million) deal to expand its aging demo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Windows 10 “Sun Valley” will do away with Windows 95 era icons

The results are more subtle than you might expect from a 25+ year visual update. In this image, courtesy of Windows Latest, we see new icons from a Sun Valley preview build on the left versus p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 0 min. ago

Extra Crunch roundup: How Duolingo became an edtech leader

The pandemic has just pushed edtech mainstream, but language-learning startup Duolingo had already spent the past decade figuring out how to build a successful edtech app. In our latest installment of the EC-1 series, Natasha Mascarenhas goes deep wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 0 min. ago

Twitter makes it easier to send money to users with Tip Jar

At launch, Tip Jar supports Patreon, PayPal, Bandcamp, Cash App and Venmo. Notably, Twitter doesn’t take a cut of the proceeds, but the payment processor might, so keep an eye out for any applicable fees on that front......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 31 min. ago

Apple took API tools away from Hulu for upgrading subscriptions outside the App Store

As the fight between Epic Games and Apple drags out in court, the game maker continues to paint an ugly picture of its nemesis. On Wednesday, it presented evidence showing that when Apple could not get Netflix to reconsider its idea of removing in-ap.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 31 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 News6 hr. 32 min. ago

TrueCar Q1 hampered by chip shortage, loss of USAA business

The vehicle listings provider narrowed its first-quarter net loss to $8.4 million from $10.4 million in the year-earlier period......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 32 min. ago

96% of US users opt out of app tracking in iOS 14.5, analytics find

Some of the first data on user behavior exceeds advertisers' worst fears. Enlarge / The Facebook iPhone app asks for permission to track the user in this early mock-up of the prompt made by Apple. (credit: Apple) It seems that in the United St.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 0 min. ago

Lear reports steep Q1 growth in seating, E-Systems

Lear said its first-quarter net income more than doubled to $204 million even amid supply chain volatility......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 32 min. ago

CarGurus says CarOffer acquisition showing results

The vehicle listings company said net income surged 76 percent to $22.3 million in the first quarter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 32 min. ago

Nikola reveals new SEC subpoena

The subpoena issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 24 relates to projected 2021 cash flow and how the company plans to use funds from capital raises this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 32 min. ago

Paramount+ lifts ViacomCBS to 36 million subs, will stream sci-fi movie Infinite

Streaming service commits to one original movie every week. Enlarge / Actor Mark Wahlberg confers with director Antoine Fuqua on the set of Infinite. (credit: Mark Wahlberg) On the heels of revealing that ViacomCBS' streaming platforms have re.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

WhatsApp, growing despite backlash, relaxes May 15 policy update deadline

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded notification about a planned poli.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

18.5 million year old vine fossil identified as new species

An 18.5 million-year-old fossil found in Panama provides evidence of a new species and is the oldest reliable example of a climbing woody vine known as a liana from the soapberry family. The discovery sheds light on the evolution of climbing plants......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

Facebook Workplace Surpasses 7M Paid Subscribers, Introduces New App Integrations

Facebook announced its Workplace platform surpassed 7 million paid subscribers and along with it, more integration tools and plugins. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

American Axle co-founder, philanthropist Mort Harris dies at 101

Harris was a decorated U.S. Army pilot during World War II and helped build American Axle & Manufacturing after its mid-1990s spinoff from General Motors......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

CDK quarterly profit buoyed by $1.45B sale of overseas unit

CDK's net earnings from continuing operations, which do not include the international business, slid 39 percent to $47.1 million in the quarter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

Lear reports steep Q1 growth in seating, e-systems

Lear said its first-quarter net income more than doubled to $204 million even amid supply chain volatility......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago