Google’s Search app on iOS gets a Twitter-like Trends feature, faster Instant Answers

Google’s search app on iOS is adding a Trending Searches feature, similar to Twitter or Facebook’s Trends, with an update that rolled out later in the day on Thursday. According to the app

With new tappable gestures, Tinder’s photos become more like Stories

Tinder today is rolling out a new navigational experience for users of its mobile application that’s designed to make it easier to move between profile photos and profile text. In the updated ap

The Nintendo Switch Online phone app finally launches on July 21st alongside Splatoon 2

The Nintendo Switch online app finally has a confirmed release date: July 21st. The app is designed as an extension (and requirement) for using Switch online services, with game-specific features that

Crunch Report | Pokemon Go “Big Summer Update”

Pokemon Go has a big summer update, Vice Media raises $450 million, the FTC wants to block the FanDuel-DraftKings merger and Blue Apron is looking to raise $586 million in its IPO. All this on Crunch

Plex can now play local video files on Android, no media server required

Personal media player software maker Plex says it’s now easier for mobile users on Android to play any video file saved on their device within its app. The move will enable it to better challeng

Reali expands its online real-estate service to the entire Bay Area, raises $5M Series A round

Reali wants to change how people buy and sell their homes and now it has $5 million more to work on it, thanks to a Series A led by Signia Venture Partners. The company also today announced that it

Crunch Report | Symphony Messaging App Joins the Unicorn Club

It's Day 2 from Disrupt New York, Symphony joins the Unicorn Club, you can now sort Instagram stories by location and scientists 3D-printed ovaries and made mouse babies. All this on Crunch Report.

Facebook debuts a Twitter-like ‘Latest Conversations’ feature that shows public posts about buzzing topics

Facebook is rolling out a new feature called "Latest Conversations" in its search results that will show the most recent public posts about timely topics that a lot of people across its network are di

Crunch Report | Google Maps Launches Location Sharing with Others

Google Maps launches a location-sharing feature, Coffee Meets Bagel has a new paid membership tier and AI expert Andrew Ng leaves Baidu. All this on Crunch Report.

Crunch Report | Apple’s New Video Editing App

Apple creates a new video editing app called Clips, large electronics are now banned from flights to the U.S. coming from 13 countries and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies starts building full-si

Google redesigns its mobile app and website with tappable search shortcuts

Google announced a redesign for its iOS and Android search application, as well as its site on the mobile web, which now includes tappable shortcuts to areas like sports, weather, food and

Amazon will now tell Prime members what to wear via a new “Outfit Compare” feature

Amazon has been steadily pushing its way into fashion over the past several years, with investments in its own private labels – from workwear to activewear – plus increased fashion ad

Crunch Report | DOJ Accuses Four People of 2014 Yahoo Hack

DOJ accuses four people of a 2014 Yahoo hack, Reid Hoffman joins Microsoft's board of directors, a new process for visualizing chips and solving Uber's navigation problem. All this on Crunch Report.

YouTube launches Uptime, an experimental app for watching videos with friends

Looking to turn watching YouTube videos into a more social experience, a team from Google's internal incubator, Area 120, has launched Uptime, an app that lets you watch videos together with your frie

Done with Uber? Here are some alternatives

I have to admit I’m pretty reliant on Uber . With a sub par public transportation system, the ridesharing app makes it significantly easier to find my way around San Francisco. Apart from the

Crunch Report | The VIPs of Tinder

Tinder's VIP version of its app, Google acquires Kaggle and Udacity launches a Robotics Nanodegree. All this on Crunch Report.

Apple debuts a new Home app website to show how its devices work in a smart home

Apple is touting the home automation capabilities of iOS and Apple TV on a newly updated website for its HomeKit software and its related Home app. The page now includes a new 45-second video that dem puts you inside your favorite music video

A green-screen effect, or chroma keying, is nothing new. But it's not really consumer technology -- mainly because of the need for an actual green screen, a static camera and studio-quality lighting.

Crunch Report | Flying Car for $400,000 releases Ping Pong, a new video messenger app, PAL-V is pre-selling its flying car, Elon Musk talks about the symbiosis of mind and machine and Apple might be contemplating wireless chargin

Outlook for iOS adds support for third-party extensions

Microsoft launched a major update to Outlook for iOS today that, for the first time, brings add-ins to a mobile version of Outlook. While Microsoft prefers the word “add-ins,” these are es
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