Cheetah Mobile’s Live.me streaming service raises $60M from Chinese investors

Cheetah Mobile, the Chinese firm that specializes in utility apps for smartphones, has enlisted the help of outside investors for its live-streaming service. Cheetah announced this...

Facebook denies it sells ad-targeting based on users’ emotions

Facebook has denied it offers tools to advertisers to target users when they are in vulnerable emotional states. Yesterday The Australian published a report claiming Facebook uses algorithms to...

Alex Hardiman, former VP of product at the NY Times, will take the lead...

Facebook’s role in spreading news, especially fake news, has been in the spotlight since last year’s presidential election. Now it’s promoting Alex Hardiman to lead its news efforts on...

Now you can buy TV ads through Google’s DoubleClick

Google is announcing that advertisers can now buy traditional TV advertising through the DoubleClick Bid Manager. Bid Manager is the main DoubleClick ad-buying product, so Google...

Machine intelligence is the future of monetization for Facebook

Money. That was effectively the only conversation missing from Facebook’s F8 conference — an...

Crunch Report | Google Home Gets More Personal

 Today’s Stories  Google Home can now recognize up to six voices and give personalized responses Google said to be planning a built-in ad blocker for Chrome GoPro to release prosumer...

With revenue of $29.8 billion, Verizon’s first quarter earnings fall short of analyst expectations

Verizon just released its first quarter earnings results, with adjusted earnings per share of 95 cents on revenue of $29.8 billion. Revenue (minus divestitures and acquisitions)...

Google said to be planning a built-in ad blocker for Chrome

Google is planning to add an ad blocker to Chrome, its web browser, and to possibly turn it on by default for all users. That...

An NBA team is turning their scoreboard into an AR basketball game

Yo dawg, I heard you like basketball, so we built an AR basketball game you can play while you’re at a basketball game. Ok fine, this isn’t how...

Oracle acquires ad measurement company Moat

Oracle just announced that it has acquired ad measurement company Moat. Founded in 2010, Moat helps advertisers and publishers measure whether people see and interact with...

APLICATIONS

FreedomPop wants to sell you a great used phone from its...

Discount carrier FreedomPop announced the launch of FreedomShop on Thursday, an online used phone marked with more than 100 different models. The post...